Lansing, MI – The Boy Scouts of America is 100 years old this year. On Saturday, the organization celebrates with a national broadcast that will be aired at a free event in downtown Lansing.
Some 60,000 Scouts from across the country are in Virginia this week to take part in the National Jamboree held every four years. Tomorrow (Saturday), the program features a live interactive show broadcast on the web and via satellite to a number of cities, including Lansing.
United Auto Workers President Bob King says that General Motors Co. will file paperwork in mid-August to start the process of selling stock to the public.
King says the paperwork will be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission when GM releases its second-quarter earnings. GM has not announced an earnings release date or confirmed that it will file the paperwork.
King made the remarks in a statement Thursday applauding the union's cooperation with GM, Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group LLC.
Michigan's entire congressional delegation has told Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano it wants assurances the U.S. will pay for security at the trial of a man accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner.
The 17 lawmakers wrote her Thursday saying her earlier responses were "insufficient."
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab of Nigeria awaits trial in U.S. District Court in Detroit. He's accused of trying to set off a bomb aboard a flight from Amsterdam on Christmas.
A decision from a federal judge to limit the scope of a controversial immigration law in Arizona has raised questions about the future of a similar bill in Michigan. A Republican proposal in the state House would require officials to check the immigration status of anyone whom they believe could be an illegal immigrant.
Maximo Anguiano is with Gamaliel, an advocacy organization. He says many Michigan law enforcement officials don't want the bill.