For years, the Sea Grant program has helped Americans learn about the oceans, the Great Lakes and other waters. Now President Trump wants to stop funding it – and some t eachers fear the program will disappear Continue reading
Officials say every 98 seconds someone in the United States is sexual assaulted. April is national sexual assault prevention month.
Hospitals throughout the state will receive funding for emergency pathogen preparedness. Continue reading
Two hospitals in Michigan have been recognized among the top 20 rural community hospitals in the nation. Continue reading
In President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress last week he said he hopes to switch to a “merit-based” immigration system. The details of what exactly that would entail have not yet been laid out. In the meantime, many young immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children say they are confused about what Trump’s immigration agenda will mean for them.
If you’re expelled or resign from your seat in the legislature, you shouldn’t get to run for the seat you vacated.
Aging infrastructure in the Great Lakes region affects the availability of safe drinking water and the ability of ships to navigate the lakes. President Trump campaigned on improving the country’s infrastructure, and one organization wants the needs of the Great Lakes at the top of the administration’s list.
After decades of being “tough on crime,” Michigan is starting to take a hard look at criminal justice reform.
Juan Esquivel Quintana legally immigrated to California with his family when he was 12. His sister, Eribey Esquivel Quintana, says her family worked in farm fields picking tomatoes, peppers and corn.
A little girl and her dog had a big victory in the U-S Supreme Court today.
But officials with the state health department say an ongoing probe into McLaren’s Flint hospital response to the disease outbreak will continue.
A new report shows in Michigan the 150 largest Political Action Committees spent 48 million dollars on campaigns during the 2015-2016 election cycle.
The president has also indicated that he could impose a 20 percent tariff on goods coming into the U-S from Mexico.
Economists and local manufacturers are speaking up about the potential impacts those changes might have.
It’s helped an estimated quarter of a million people since it began fifty years ago, and this year Mid Michigan Community Action agency is celebrating its half century mark.
Central Michigan University announced today that it has sold its television station in Flint as part of the FCC’s broadcast spectrum auction. The station, which was purchased by CMU in 2009 for $1 million, sold for $14 million.
University President Dr. George Ross said, “This was a difficult decision. Two facts, however, greatly influenced our conversation. First, nearly all viewers will continue to have access to PBS through other sources. If that weren’t the case, we wouldn’t have participated in the auction. Second, our students are our core mission. Our mandate. We must focus our resources on their success. This decision was made to benefit Michigan families, including those in Flint.”
Additionally, Ross said said the Board of Trustees will discuss and determine how the auction revenue will be invested.
The station was sold in a historic auction conducted by the Federal Communications Commission to gain spectrum for the nation’s mobile wireless companies.
CMU will continue to operate 8 radio stations and 4 TV stations throughout central and northern Michigan.
CMU invests more than $3 million a year in its public broadcasting system
A Flint resident and U.S. citizen was reunited with his Yemeni sons Monday after President Trump’s immigration ban was halted by a federal judge.
33 million dollars in federal grant money has been awarded ten communities across the nation; Including a group of counties in northern Michigan. The money is earmarked to help address youth homelessness.
A federal judge in Detroit says customs agents can’t block green card holders from entering the US.
Governor Rick Snyder says President Trump’s executive order on immigration has led to a “much-needed” national discussion on the subject.