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Attorney General Warns About Coronavirus Scams

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has issued a consumer alert about scams seeking to take advantage of the coronavirus. Her office has issued the following statement: “Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel today issued a consumer alert reminding Michigan residents

Van Buren County Closing Courts

The Van Buren County Trial Court is closing all courts through April 5 in response to COVID-19. The court has released the following statement: “After collaboration with Van Buren County officials, Chief Judge Kathleen M. Brickley, acting

Berrien Bus Reducing Routes

Berrien County Public Transportation has announced it’s reducing some bus routes. The county has released the following statement: “Effective Wednesday, March 18th Berrien County Public Transportation (Berrien Bus) will be suspending all scheduled flex route services until

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