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State of Emergency in Michigan After Public Discovers Entire Town Has Toxic Water

State of Emergency in Michigan After Public Discovers Entire Town Has Toxic Water (ZHE) — Michigan officials declared a state of emergency on Sunday after high levels of Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) were discovered in Kalamazoo County tapwater, reports Mlive.com. The declaration was made by Lt. Gov. Brian Calley (R), several days after the toxic compound was found in the…

Heavy rain, destructive floods hit Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota

Heavy rain, destructive floods hit Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota Heavy storms that moved over the Upper Midwest over the weekend dropped record-breaking rain on parts of the region and caused destructive flash flooding. Up to 178 mm (7 inches) of rain fell across northern Houghton County in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula on…… Read more »  …

Michigan Bans “Material Support or Resources” for Warrantless Federal Surveillance

Michigan Bans “Material Support or Resources” for Warrantless Federal Surveillance By Michael Maharrey A new law banning “material support or resources” for warrantless federal surveillance programs went into effect in Michigan. This is an essential step…Source: Michigan Bans “Material Support or Resources” for Warrantless Federal Surveillance

Two casualties, more than 300 000 without power as high winds hit SE Michigan

Two casualties, more than 300 000 without power as high winds hit SE Michigan Strong winds with gusts of nearly 113 km/h (70 mph) lashed through southeast Michigan on May 4, 2018. As of late evening, more than 300 000 people were without power as crews started to assess the damage and make repairs. “We’ve…

2 Michigan State Police officers shot while serving warrant

2 Michigan State Police officers shot while serving warrant MICHIGAN — Two Michigan State Police troopers were struck by gunfire as they attempted to serve a warrant Wednesday. WXYZ reported: According to police, the detective sergeant and trooper were executing the warrant related to a col case investigation in Union Township, near Mt. Pleasant. When…

Meteor explosion causes M2.0 earthquake in New Haven near Detroit, Michigan

Meteor explosion causes M2.0 earthquake in New Haven near Detroit, Michigan USGS confirms meteor occurred around 811pm, causing a magnitude 2.0 earthquake. The very bright fireball illuminated the sky over Michigan, US on January 16, 2018 and was followed by a sonic boom reported several miles away. The American Meteor Society (AMS) has received 356 witness…

Bright fireball explodes over Michigan, USGS registers it as M2.0 earthquake

Bright fireball explodes over Michigan, USGS registers it as M2.0 earthquake A very bright fireball illuminated the sky over Michigan, US at 01:11 UTC on January 17, 2018 (20:11 EST, January 16) and was followed by a sonic boom heard over a wide area. The USGS registered it as M2.0 earthquake just north of Detroit,…

Michigan dairy farmer gets prison time for hiring undocumented immigrants

Michigan dairy farmer gets prison time for hiring undocumented immigrants A Michigan dairy farmer is spend a couple of years in federal prison and owes a six-figure fine for hiring undocumented immigrants.  U.S. District Judge Thomas L. Ludington on Thursday, Jan. 4, sentenced Denis Burke to two years in prison, followed by two years of…