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Final Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup of Year Begins this Weekend
Fall is in the air as volunteers prepare for the year's last Adopt-A-Highway pickup along state roadways. Participants in the Michigan Department of Transportation program will be picking up litter beginning on Saturday, September 20th and running through Sunday, September 28th...
AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Drop 12 Cents
Gas prices have dropped 12 cents in the past week according to AAA Michigan. The current statewide average is just under $3.50 per gallon, about six cents less than this same time last year.
Gas prices in and around the Flint area are even lower than the statewide average with Sunday prices right aro…
AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Up Two Cents
Gas prices have increased AAA Michigan reports. Michigan's current statewide average is just over $3.62 per gallon, up about two cents from last week and about four cents less than the same time last year.
As of Sunday night, gas prices in and around the Flint area are slightly higher than the s…
Meijer Announces Plans to Hire 4,800 in Michigan [Video]
Michigan-based retailer Meijer announced Wednesday that they are looking to hire 4,800 employees statewide and nearly as many as 10,000 across the Midwest. According to ABC 12, Meijer representative Frank Guglielmi said that people in our area will also benefit directly from this with the hiring of …
Gov. Snyder Declares September Preparedness Month
Governor Snyder has declared September as Preparedness Month in Michigan, and to support the effort, the Michigan State Police Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division is joining other agencies and organizations nationwide to encourage households, businesses and communities to develop an …
AAA Michigan Offers Back to School Safety Tips
With over 55 million kids across the country heading back to school, AAA Michigan is helping to prevent tragedies with Back to School safety tips.
According to AAA Michigan, 13 percent of children typically walk or bike to school. AAA is warning drivers to be especially vigilant for pedestrians and b…
AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Increase Eight Cents
Gas prices have increased AAA Michigan reports. Michigan's current statewide average is just under $3.59 per gallon, up eight cents from last week.
Of the cities surveyed by AAA Michigan, the cheapest price for self-serve unleaded fuel can be found in Traverse City where it's about $3...
40,000 Expected for 57th Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk
With the 57th annual Mackinac Bridge walk approaching, MDOT says 40,000 walkers are expected to cross the 5-mile span on Labor Day.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder will lead the walk beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, September 1. Walkers will be able to start across the bridge up until 11 a...
Minimum Wage Set to Increase on Monday
Michigan's minimum wage is set to increase on Monday for the first time in six years. Following recent legislation by the Michigan Legislature and later signed by Governor Rick Snyder, the state's minimum wage will increase from the current $7...

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