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The Summer Olympic Games will take place in Brazil next month – one local political science expert says his concerns for athlete’s safety are high.
Derick Hulme is a political science professor at Alma College.
He said with threats of terrorism and political revolutions throughout the country, Brazil is not stable enough to host the games. Continue reading
Leaving pets locked in a car while the temperatures outside rise may soon become illegal in Michigan.
Legislation introduced in the state senate would make it a felony to keep an animal unattended in a hot car. Continue reading
The state is considering a change to coyote hunting laws.
Under the proposal, the coyote hunting season would be extended year round. Currently it runs July through April. Continue reading
Cold weather mixed with moving hundreds of pounds of wet and heavy snow can be the recipe for a heart attack.
Especially for those who don’t exercise regularly.
Leslie Kinnee is with the Mid-Michigan District Health Department. She said the simple activity of shoveling snow can be more strenuous than running on a treadmill. Continue reading
The first case of Zika virus in Michigan has been confirmed in Ingham county.
Health officials say the 61 year old female contracted Zika on vacation in Barbados, where the virus is present. She returned to Michigan with symptoms a few weeks ago, and the test results confirmed the virus.
The patient was not pregnant. Continue reading
Prejudice and hate towards Arab and Muslim Americans has prompted The Michigan Civil Rights Commission to renew support for its campaign — Take On Hate.
Take On Hate is working to promote acceptance toward families in Michigan with Middle Eastern heritage. Continue reading