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New Law Helps Gas Stations Fix Leaky Tanks

From the Associated Press — Rick Snyder has signed legislation so Michigan spends more to reimburse gas station owners to clean up their leaky, environmentally risky fuel tanks. The Republican-backed measure, which was opposed by Democrats, creates a

State Honors Disabled Workers, Employers

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is saluting companies that hire disabled workers, and also saluting those workers themselves. At a ceremony on Thursday, department spokesperson Bob Wheaton tells WSJM News several companies were recognized

MDOT Shifting Focus To Winter Maintenance

The Michigan Department of Transportation is making the shift from summer construction to winter maintenance. Spokesperson Nick Schirripa tells WSJM News they’ve already stocked up on road salt. “We buy salt usually twice a year,” Schirripa said.

Box Factory To Offer Makers Market

Coming soon to the Box Factory for the Arts in St. Joseph will be a maker’s market. The Box Factory’s Cara Garnett tells WSJM News southwest Michigan has all kinds of creators who make artisan products. This