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Gov. Snyder suspends UP trip to survey Detroit flood damage

Gov0812-fotoGov. Rick Snyder briefly suspended a week-long trip to the Upper Peninsula Tuesday to come back and survey damage in and around Detroit due to massive floods.

Many freeways and major roads were closed in Metro Detroit after a record rainfall Monday – some sections of roads having been swept away in flood waters.
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Snyder: More needs to be done to help refugees in Michigan

“Gov. Snyder and Israeli Consul General to the Midwest Roey Gilad met in Dearborn on Monday to sign a memorandum of understanding to do joint industrial research and development.”

“Gov. Snyder and Israeli Consul General to the Midwest Roey Gilad met in Dearborn on Monday to sign a memorandum of understanding to do joint industrial research and development.”

The number of refugees who have settled in Michigan has grown in recent years – and Governor Rick Snyder says more should be done to help them.
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Michigan’s unemployment rate drops to 7.4 percent

business suitThere was a net gain in hiring last month in by finance and professional service businesses in Michigan. That offset auto industry layoffs as the state’s unemployment rate fell a fraction of a percentage point to seven-point-four percent.
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US Attorney General says will recognize MI same-sex marriages

same sex marriageThe federal government will recognize the marriages of 300 gay and lesbian couples performed last weekend in Michigan before more weddings were blocked by an appeals court. That means they will be able file joint federal tax returns and share federal government benefits.
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