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Blood Donations Critically Low

Over 2,700 Red Cross blood drives nationwide have been canceled because of the coronavirus. “We schedule a lot of blood drives at high schools and colleges and that represents about 20% of our donor base,” said Lansing-based

Governor Expands Unemployment Eligibility

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued an executive order to expand the eligibility for unemployment benefits in response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Her office has issued the following statement. “Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-10