Central Michigan health summit aims to “get people excited”


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Michigan health professionals are planning to “get people excited” about dealing with health challenges and making healthy choices at Tuesday’s health summit in Mount Pleasant.
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Ruth Johnson announces reelection bid for Secretary of State


Ruth Johnson will seek another term as Michigan’s Secretary of State.
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Peters files nominating petitions for US Senate


Congressman Gary Peters has filed petition signatures to put his name on the ballot. Peters is a Democrat running to succeed retiring US Senator Carl Levin. Peters’ support for the federal healthcare law has been an issue in the campaign. Peters says that’s OK with him.
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Child care center for special needs to open in Saginaw

file000649075760A child care center geared towards special needs children is hosting a community information night April 22nd in Saginaw. Read more

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Historical Clare building to be relocated

Photo courtesy of the Clare Railroad Depot.

Photo courtesy of the Clare Railroad Depot.


After more than a century at its current location, a historical building in Clare is being relocated – all of approximately 900 feet.
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EAA, Detroit “grand bargain,” budget on lawmakers’ to-do list before summer

Michigan Capital Building

Michigan Capital Building

The state Senate returns this week after three weeks away from Lansing.
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Bolger: Unions will have to put up cash to help settle Detroit bankruptcy

Michigan Capital Building

Michigan Capital Building

The state House Republican leader says he expects unions to put up cash from their bank accounts as part of Detroit’s bankruptcy settlement.
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Schauer files 27,000 signatures to get name on ballot

Former Congressman Mark Schauer

Former Congressman Mark Schauer

Democrat Mark Schauer filed 27 thousand petition signatures Friday to put his name on the August primary ballot.
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Kids’ essay contest to celebrate grandparents

MI_EssayContestImage2014_1-300x209From grandpa’s war stories to grandma’s cooking, kids spend time at the knee of their elders to learn and gain an appreciation about the family history.
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Holocaust Memorial makes summer stop at Central


Dr. Otmar von Verschuer examines twins at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute. As the head of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute’s Department for Human Heredity, Verschuer, a physician and geneticist, examined hundreds of pairs of twins to study whether criminality, feeble-mindedness, tuberculosis, and cancer were inheritable. In 1927, he recommended the forced sterilization of the “mentally and morally subnormal.” Verschuer typified those academics whose interest in Germany’s “national regeneration” provided motivation for their research.–Archiv zur Geschichte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin-Dahlem

Dr. Otmar von Verschuer examines twins at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute. As the head of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute’s Department for Human Heredity, Verschuer, a physician and geneticist, examined hundreds of pairs of twins to study whether criminality, feeble-mindedness, tuberculosis, and cancer were inheritable. In 1927, he recommended the forced sterilization of the “mentally and morally subnormal.” Verschuer typified those academics whose interest in Germany’s “national regeneration” provided motivation for their research.–Archiv zur Geschichte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin-Dahlem

There are many memorials dedicated to remembering the Holocaust. Read more

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