April 4, 2014 CNS Budget

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April 4, 2014 – Week 11
To: CNS Editors
From: David Poulson & Sheila Schimpf
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JOURNALISM HALL OF FAME: The annual Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame induction ceremony takes place on Sunday, April 13, at MSU’s Henry Center for Executive Development. For reservations and information, see j-school.jrn.msu.edu/halloffame or call 517-353-6430.
This year’s honorees are Cheryl Chodun (WXYZ); Charles Eisendrath (Time Magazine, University of Michigan Knight-Wallace Fellows Program); Ken Kolker (Grand Rapids Press, WOOD); Bill McGraw (Detroit Free Press, Deadline Detroit); Mick McCabe (Detroit Free Press); Jennifer Moore (WJR, WDIV); and William Serrin (Detroit Free Press, New York Times, New York University Department of Journalism). Associations executive Edward Deeb will receive a special recognition award.
All articles ©2014, Capital News Service, Michigan State University School of Journalism. Nonmembers cannot reproduce CNS articles without written permission.
PRODUCTTESTING: Michigan could be in line for a multi-million dollar industrial test kitchen and food production laboratory. The center proposed by Michigan State University could help launch job-producing food entrepreneurs across the state while giving a boost to the farm economy. By Danielle Woodward. FOR LANSING AND ALL POINTS
BYPRODUCTS: Industries could earn extra revenue and save on landfill costs under a recycling proposal that would allow them to turn coal ash into roads and copper sand into shingles and use other industrial byproducts to enrich farm fields. The move requires legislation to reclassify the material now rated as hazardous and requiring specialized disposal. By Ashley Weigel. FOR MARQUETTE, STURGIS, BLISSFIELD, HOLLAND, BIG RAPIDS, MANISTEE AND ALL POINTS
RURALHEALTH: Michigan’s rural hospitals, struggling financially, now face a new world under expanded Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act. Some have opted for partnerships with bigger city hospitals. All are waiting to see what happens next. By Darcie Moran. FOR CHEBOYGAN, LANSING, TRAVERSE CITY, GRAND RAPIDS AND ALL POINTS
CORN: The harsh winter has delayed the delivery of fertilizer, the start of corn planting and the harvesting of asparagus. Water tables are high which could help root systems but in the short term, makes it impossible to work the fields. By Nick Stanek. FOR ALL POINTS
EXTREMEPRECIPTATION: Even after all of Michigan’s snow has melted, it could still find a way to adversely impact peoples’ summer plans by increasing the risk of water-borne illness from E. coli and triggering beach closures, according to a new U of M study. We hear from the Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab and the Center of Excellence for Great Lakes and Human Health. By Alexandra Harakas. FOR HOLLAND, LUDINGTON, MANISTEE, CHEBOYGAN, HARBOR SPRINGS, PETOSKEY, ST. IGNACE, MARQUETTE, BAY MILLS, ALPENA, ALCONA, MACOMB AND ALL POINTS.
LANDFILL: Landfill waste is on the decline. We look at a Kent County landfill over the years. By Marte Skaara.  FOR GRAND RAPIDS AND ALL POINTS.

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