JACKSON, MI – A Northwest Community Schools official expects heavy damage to a middle school roof outside Jackson to be repaired before the start of the school year.
Tom Goodwin, the district's director of operations, maintenance and transportation, told the Jackson Citizen Patriot that parts of the roof covering the Kidder Middle School's tech lab and curriculum office were lifted off during storms Sunday night and a corner of roof covering the gymnasium was peeled back.
LANSING, MI – About 800 Lansing autoworkers return to their jobs today after an extended layoff.
A prolonged period of weak Cadillac sales has kept General Motors' Grand River assembly plant idle since late June. But GM Lansing spokeswoman Heidi Magyar says a popular federal incentive is raising the demand for cars.
LANSING, MI – A report to be released today by a legislative budget office says Michigan's July tax revenues came in $50 million below expectations. That compounds the problems facing Governor Granholm and the Legislature as they try to balance the budget.
State officials adjusted their expectations in May, but they still weren't sufficiently pessimistic.