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Abbott Restarts Baby Formula Plant

From the Associated Press — Abbott says it’s restarted production at the Michigan factory that’s tied to the ongoing baby formula shortage. The plant has been closed since February due to contamination, and that’s led to nationwide

Mayors Talking Gun Violence

More than 200 mayors are meeting in Reno, Nevada to workshop solutions to the gun violence that is sweeping the nation. Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett is in Reno and discussed what impact the mayors can have

Gas Prices Keep Setting Records

Michigan’s average gas price has set a new record, rising 44¢ in the past week to $5.04 a gallon. Triple-A Michigan says that’s 74¢ higher than last month and $2.02 above last year. Metro Detroit has the

Mendel Center 2022-2023 Schedule

The Mendel Center has released the schedule for the next Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speaker Series. It says guests will include former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and actor Henry Winkler. The season will kick off

MDOT Receiving Federal Rail Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced some railway grants for Michigan. The two grants total around $30 million, and they’re to improve tracks and other equipment, mostly for the transport of freight. Michigan Department of Transportation

YouthBuild Bash Set For June 23

Michigan Works is planning a celebration for its YouthBuild program. The 2022 YouthBuild Bash Day is Thursday, June 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Next Level Tech Center in Benton Harbor. Michigan Works Berrien, Cass,

Hartford Clerk Says Robbery Was Fast

The clerk who was working at the Marathon gas station in Hartford Wednesday when a 12-year-old boy pulled a gun and demanded money says it happened quickly. She only wanted to be identified as Jessica. “That’s the

Mendel Center Releases 2022-2023 Schedule

The Mendel Center has released the schedule for the next Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan Speaker Series. It says guests will include former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and actor Henry Winkler. The season will kick off