Feds give $1.5 Million for Great Lakes Cleanup

The federal government has awarded 1.5 million dollars to the Michigan Sea Grant program for two Great Lakes cleanup projects.


Indiana Completes Work On "Carp Fence"

) With little fanfare, Indiana’s Department of Natural Resources has finished work on a nearly one quarter mile-long chain-link fence designed to keep Asian carp from swimming into the Great Lakes in the event of […]


Work To Begin To Demolish Old Detroit High School

Preliminary work toward demolishing Detroit’s old Cass Technical High School is set to get underway November first.


Magic Sells Shares In Lakers; Hopes To Join Pistons' Bid

Basketball great and Lansing native Earvin “Magic” Johnson has sold his 4.5 percent stake in the Los Angeles Lakers amid reports he hopes to join Mike Ilitch’s bid to buy the Pistons.


GM Clarifies Chairman's Comments On IPO

General Motors has clarified comments Chairman Ed Whitacre made this week in San Antonio on the anticipated price of the company’s new initial public stock offering.


Jury Seated For Michigan Man In Killing Of Parents

A Macomb County Circuit Court jury has been picked for the trial of a meat market owner accused of fatally stabbing his parents four years ago.


NFL To Review Controversial Call In Lions Opener

The National Football League expects to review the confusing rule that cost the Detroit Lions a potentially game-winning touchdown in their season-opening loss to the Chicago Bears.


EPA Expected To OK More Ethanol In Gas

The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to approve higher concentrations of ethanol for newer vehicles, raising the maximum blend of the corn-based fuel with gasoline from 10 percent to 15 percent.


Red Wings Ink Babcock to 4-Year Extension

The Detroit Red Wings have rewarded coach Mike Babcock with a four-year contract extension that will keep him on the bench through the 2014-15 season.


Granholm Defends Film Industry Tax Credits

Governor Granholm says critics of Michigan’s generous tax incentives for the film industry need to look beyond revenues to see the benefits to the state.