CNS Budget – Nov. 9, 2018

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Nov. 9, 2018 – Week 10

To: CNS Editors

From: Dave Poulson and Sheila Schimpf

For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841;

For other matters, contact Dave Poulson at (517) 432-5417 or (517) 899-1640

Correspondents, their contact information and the CNS publications each especially serves are listed here:

Here is your file:

UPENERGY: Small manufacturers in the Upper Peninsula are getting state help to attack some of the highest electric rates in the nation by saving energy.  By Nick Kipper FOR ST. IGNACE, SAULT STE. MARIE, MARQUETTE, BAY MILLS AND ALL POINTS

FARMZONES: State officials are proposing to change voluntary regulations on farms in a way that could not be controlled by local zoning. Township and environmental officials oppose the move, saying that it could mean farms are placed anywhere. Includes Newaygo County and Kalamazoo County references. By Jeremy Wahr. FOR LUDINGTON, GRAND RAPIDS BUSINESS, OCEANA, BIG RAPIDS AND ALL POINTS

CHILDSUPPORT: Michigan is launching a digital campaign to collect more child support from parents who are not paying it. The $170,000 program includes Facebook and Google ads aimed at young low-income parents in need of support for their children. By Lance Cohen FOR LANSING CITY PULSE AND ALL POINTS

WILDCARDS: The whole deck in this new game is wild. The Department of Natural Resources created it as a painless bridge for kids between nature and urban environments. By Kara Headley. FOR ALL POINTS.

W/WILDCARDPHOTO: Credit: Department of Natural Resources.

WILDRICEBOOK: A Michigan biologist details the relationship of wild rice and Native American culture in a book that explores the physical and spiritual sustenance provided by the nearshore plant threatened by habitat destruction. By Will Grimm. FOR BAY MILLS, MARQUETTE, SAULT STE. MARIE, ST. IGNACE, HARBOR SPRINGS, PETOSKEY, LEELANAU, TRAVERSE CITY, LUDINGTON, HOLLAND AND ALL POINTS.

W/WILDRICEBOOKPHOTO: Credit: Michigan State University Press.



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