LANSING, MI – Michigan's gun owners may soon be able to drive through college campuses with their weapons without committing a crime. A state House committee will vote this week on whether colleges and universities should allow for the legal transport of guns.
LANSING, MI – Governor Granholm will meet with school officials Monday. She is trying to mobilize educators and parents to pressure legislative Republicans to support new revenue for schools.
Last week, the governor signed a school budget with funding cuts. She then sent a letter to superintendents warning that bigger cuts are on the way if the Legislature does not come up with more money for K-through-12 education.
UNDATED – The Detroit Red Wings visit the Vancouver Canucks tomorrow in their tenth game of the regular season. The Red Wings are coming off Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche, who continued their surprising start.
UNDATED – Ingham County Commissioners will vote Tuesday on the proposed 2010 county budget. The proposal calls for closing Raynor Park in Mason to make up for a budget deficit.
Commissioner Todd Tennis says negotiations are continuing to possibly turn the park over to the City of Mason. He says no final decision will be made until Commissioners get an appraisal on the park property.
LANSING, MI – The State Board of Education held an emergency meeting to discuss the crisis in K through 12 schools funding. Board members agreed unanimously to urge Governor Granholm and the Legislature to make major reforms to Michigan's tax structure and education system.
HOWELL, MI – A cold case team actively is working to solve the disappearance of an Okemos woman nearly 20 years ago.
The three-member team has released a new sketch of a man a witness said he saw near Paige Marie Renkoski's vehicle. It also is rechecking a tip from the late '90s that the 30-year-old Okemos woman is buried on land in Livingston county's far northwestern corner.
Cold case team member William Lenaghan told the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus on Thursday the clues are "pieces of the puzzle without a bridge."