In Michigan
7:46 pm
Wed April 21, 2010

MSU study looks at how to retain younger workers

EAST LANSING, MI –


An economic think-tank based at Michigan State University is releasing the results of a year-long study on attracting and retaining younger workers in Michigan.

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In Michigan
6:37 pm
Wed April 21, 2010

MI Senate approves embryonic stem cell bills

LANSING, MI –

A contentious debate over embryonic stem cell research broke out on the state Senate floor Wednesday.

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Sports
9:33 am
Wed April 21, 2010

Kendrick, Matsui lead Angels over Tigers 6-5

ANAHEIM, CA – Howie Kendrick drove in three runs, Hideki Matsui added a two-run double and the Los Angeles Angels overcame another poor performance by their bullpen to hold off the
Detroit Tigers 6-5 on Tuesday night.

Scott Kazmir (1-1) helped the three-time defending AL West champs win their fifth straight game and climb over the .500 mark for the first time since their opening-night victory over Minnesota. He was charged with two runs and six hits over 5 2-3 innings and struck out seven without issuing a walk.

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Sports
9:32 am
Wed April 21, 2010

Red Wings beat Coyotes 3-0 in Game 4, even series

DETROIT – Jimmy Howard had a 29-save shutout and Henrik Zetterberg scored two goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-0 series-evening victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in Game 4 on Tuesday night.

Howard's saves included one without his helmet.

Phoenix will be at home Friday night but has to return to Detroit for Game 6 on Sunday.

Zetterberg's first goal stood after a video review, which didn't help the Red Wings get a call changed in their favor earlier.

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In Michigan
7:22 pm
Tue April 20, 2010

EMU board OKs freeze on tuition, fees, dorm rates

YPSILANTI, MI –

Eastern Michigan University regents have decided to freeze tuition, dorm and fee rates at the Ypsilanti school for the coming academic year.

The board voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt President Susan Martin's proposal.

Martin told the regents the move may be a risk "to our bottom line and our credit" but is the right step during the economic crisis.

Martin told the regents that economic conditions that students face are the worst she can recall.

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In Michigan
7:16 pm
Tue April 20, 2010

MI House approves texting ban

LANSING, MI –

A ban on text messaging while driving is on its way to Governor Granholm's desk to be signed into law. The state House gave the ban final approval Tuesday.

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The measure will allow a police officer to pull a driver over for sending messages on their cell phone. That could include any messages with text on a cell phone, including texting and sending emails.

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In Michigan
6:36 pm
Tue April 20, 2010

Old Town welcomes 13 new businesses

The Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan ribbon cutting in Old Town.

LANSING, MI –

Old Town Lansing continues to expand. On Tuesday, the community welcomed 13 new businesses to the neighborhood.

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In Michigan
6:11 pm
Tue April 20, 2010

MEDC puts vetting policy in place

LANSING, MI –

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has approved a policy Tuesday to help make sure con-artists do not receive tax credits from the state.

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reWorking Michigan
4:34 pm
Tue April 20, 2010

Old Town welcomes new businesses

Lansing, MI – Old Town Lansing continues to expand. The community is welcoming 13 new businesses to the neighborhood. The area just north of downtown has been in transition for years. The once-neglected buildings are filling up with art galleries, shops, and restaurants.

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In Michigan
10:00 am
Tue April 20, 2010

LCC tables BoarsHead alliance

LANSING, MI – The Lansing Community College Board of Trustees last night tabled a proposal that would rescue BoarsHead Theater from the financial trouble that led to the theater's closing in December.

The plan would move BoarsHead to LCC facilities, with an understanding that the theater would cooperate with the school on scheduling plays. LCC students would work with the professional theater company.

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