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Mackinac Bridge Walk Suspended

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The 2020 Mackinac Bridge Walk has been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Michigan Department of Transportation has released the following statement: Echoing a focus on safety that led it to bar public traffic from the

School Board Approves Turnaround Plan

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The Benton Harbor Area Schools Board of Education has approved a turnaround plan drafted for the district by its Community Engagement and Advisory Committee. During a virtual meeting Tuesday night, Superintendent Andrae Townsel read from the resolution

Governor Anticipates Budget Shortfall

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer is hoping the federal government will come through with aid to states facing budget shortfalls because of the COVID-19 crisis. She says we’re looking at a possible $3 billion hole. “It is my hope