|By KALEY FECH Capital News Service LANSING — More than 100,000 Michigan children who don’t qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford private insurance are at risk of losing health insurance. The federal government failed to renew funding for the … Continue reading →
|By STEVEN MAIER Capital News Service LANSING — What does a hurricane sound like from underwater? Researchers may soon find out after recovering listening devices they had planted off the coast of Puerto Rico in a test that could lead … Continue reading →
|By EVAN KUTZ Capital News Service LANSING — Stomachs of more than 1,000 fish from lakes Huron and Michigan are in a freezer at Michigan State University awaiting dissection as part of a study critical to managing gamefish. But a … Continue reading →
Cigarettes kill 1,200 Americans a day. That’s more people than HIV/AIDS, car crashes and alcohol combined. Michigan State has banned smoking on campus, but the behavior is still common with young people. Now, a new court order might change that. After nearly a decade of court battles, Big Tobacco companies are being forced to pay for ads that tell consumers just how deadly their products are.
In a series of shocking twists and turns, Senate Republicans were able to pass their tax bill, their first legislative victory of the year. The Senate Tax bill calls for a mass overhaul of the American tax code. Everything from tax brackets, health care to graduate student loan rates were touched upon.
|High school sports with the most head injuries, 2016-17. (2015-16) in parentheses. Boys 11-player football – 1,647 (1,907) Soccer – 207 (269) Basketball – 168 (247) Wrestling – 251 (245) Ice Hockey – 124 (126) Girls Basketball – 371 (454) … Continue reading →
|By EMILY LOVASZ Capital News Service LANSING — Sixteen high school sports saw a decrease in reported head injuries from the 2015-16 school year to the 2016-17 school year, according to the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA). Head injuries … Continue reading →
Voters Not Politicians has gathered more than 400,000 signatures, more than the number signatures that must be validated, to put the proposal on the 2018 ballot. The proposal would remove the Legislature as the drawer of district lines.