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Michigan officials in California teaching national departments about credit card skimmers


Michigan officials are teaching the secret service, FBI and other national departments how to catch credit card skimmers.

Credit card skimmers are illegal devices that criminals install on gas station pumps to steal consumers credit card information. Continue reading

Northern Michigan beef herd tests positive for Bovine TB

For the second time this year, a northern Michigan beef herd has tested positive for Bovine Tuberculosis disease.MDARD

The small herd in Alcona County was found to be infected with Bovine TB during routine testing by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD.)

The herd is located in a part of Michigan where Bovine TB is common among wild deer. The deer in turn spread it to captive animal herds. Continue reading