MARSHALL, MI – Residents will have a chance to get firsthand updates from government officials on an oil spill in a southern Michigan river.
The Environmental Protection Agency and other government agencies have scheduled a 7 p.m. Monday public meeting at Marshall High School. Government officials are expected to give updates on progress in cleaning up last week's massive oil spill in the Kalamazoo River.
BOSTON – Pinch-runner Darnell McDonald scampered home when Marco Scutaro's bunt was thrown away by pitcher Robbie Weinhardt, and the Boston Red Sox won in their last at-bat for the second straight game, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday.
Jonathan Papelbon (4-4) earned the victory despite giving up Miguel Cabrera's two-run double and a game-tying single by Jhonny Peralta in the ninth.
Brad Thomas (4-1) took the loss, allowing an unearned run on two hits and a walk in one inning plus two batters.
On Tuesday, the Capital Area District Library system hopes voters will approve a four-year extension of funding for its core operations. The network of 13 area libraries seeks a renewal of its 1.56 mill funding provision. District Library Director Lance Werner says the system has cut costs recently, but maintained most services.
The Michigan attorney general's office will investigate a massive oil spill in the Kalamazoo River. Republican Mike Cox made the announcement today. He's one of several gubernatorial candidates who have toured the spill area.
Swimmers are finding the waters of the Great Lakes milder than usual this year, and scientists worry that may not be a good thing.
All five Great Lakes have been at or near record-high temperatures for the 30 years such measurements have been taken. And there's still a month left before the lakes typically hit their warmest levels of the summer.