WASHINGTON (AP) – WASHINGTON (AP) - A government official says national security was not compromised when a list of government and civilian nuclear facilities was accidentally posted on the Internet.
The 266-page document was published last month as a transmission from President Barack Obama to Congress. Among the sites mentioned in the posting were a storage facility for highly enriched uranium at the Oak Ridge National Lab in Tennessee and some sites at the Hanford nuclear site in Washington state.
LANSING, MI – LANSING, MI (MPRN) - Michigan Senate Republicans put drug company immunity legislation on the backburner Tuesday, delaying action until October.
State Senate Democrats say the GOP was showing cowardice by further delaying a vote on the legislation. The bills would repeal the law protecting pharmaceutical companies from being sued over FDA-approved drugs.
But Republicans say Democrats are playing partisan games when they should be focused on budget issues and a collapsing auto industry.
LANSING, MI – LANSING, MI (MPRN) - A state commission has identified regions bordering Lake Michigan and Lake Huron as the most promising zones in Michigan to locate wind farms.
The regions are the northern tip of the Thumb, and areas north and south of Grand Traverse Bay in northwest Michigan. The report by the Michigan Wind Energy Resource Zone board also identifies more land near the Lake Michigan shoreline and in the Thumb, as well as the Upper Peninsula's Keewanau Peninsula as areas with potential.
East Lansing, MI – East Lansing, MI (MPRN) - A fifth prospect has entered the already-crowded field of G-O-P candidates for governor. Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard has formed a campaign committee, and went on an announcement tour Wednesday.
East Lansing, MI – East Lansing, MI - (WKAR) U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke says the federal government is making $27 million in grants available to communities struggling due to the decline of American automakers.