|By TALITHA TUKURA PAM Capital News Service LANSING — Julia Arian had to look hard to find great food the last time she visited a county fair. “There was only one dingy shelter that had a line that stretched out … Continue reading →
|By ISAAC CONSTANS Capital News Service LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposed budget pledged more state money to education, but that doesn’t apply to all schools. Under Snyder’s proposal, online charter school funding would be reduced to 80 percent of … Continue reading →
|By CHAO YAN Capital News Service LANSING — The Northwest Lower Peninsula is a paradise for birdwatchers. Piping plovers, on the endangered species list, and the snowy owl nest there in the winter. The region is a stopover for thousands … Continue reading →
|By CAITLIN TAYLOR Capital News Service LANSING — At 14 percent, African-Americans are the largest ethnic minority group in Michigan, according to census data, but there is no state commission dedicated to the needs of this community. “Currently in Michigan, … Continue reading →
|By CARL STODDARD Capital News Service LANSING — More than 640,000 veterans live in Michigan, and nearly all are entitled to a benefit reserved for them — burial at a national cemetery with military honors. But many Michigan veterans are … Continue reading →
Government buildings like the Michigan State Capitol require a good amount of security to function safely. The officers here might not always be visibly present, but they’re definitely there.