Churches see the (solar) light

Interest in powering Catholic parishes, schools and missions with the sun is surging in the wake of a solar deal recently announced in the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. And church groups nationwide, including ones in Michigan, are keeping a close eye on the project. We talk to experts, including the Michigan chapter of Interfaith Power & Light. For news and religion/faith pages.

CNS Budget, July 26, 2019

This is the sixth of occasional summer bonus budgets of environmental stories produced by our partner, Great Lakes Echo. They will move periodically through the summer.

CNS BUDGET – June 28, 2019 – Summer environmental bonus 3

June 28, 2019 – Summer environmental bonus 3

To: CNS Editors

From: Eric Freedman

http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/

For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841; cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Dave Poulson at (517) 432-5417 or (517) 899-1640 poulson@msu.edu. This is the fourth of occasional summer bonus budgets of environmental stories produced by our partner, Great Lakes Echo. They will move periodically through the summer. 

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 MUSSELS: Invasive zebra and quagga mussels are badly hurting commercial fishing for whitefish in lakes Huron and Michigan. We talk to commercial fishers and DNR and NOAA representatives from Charlevoix, St.

CNS Summer bonus – June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019 – Summer environmental bonus 3

To: CNS Editors

From: David Poulson

http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/

For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841; cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Dave Poulson at (517) 432-5417 or (517) 899-1640 poulson@msu.edu. This is the third of occasional summer bonus budgets of environmental stories produced by our partner, Great Lakes Echo. They will move periodically through the summer. Here is your file:

TRIBAL WATER QUALITY: The U.P.’s Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has applied to the Environmental Protection Agency for authority to regulate water quality on tribal land.

CNS Budget – June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019 – Summer environmental bonus 2

To: CNS Editors

From: David Poulson

http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/

For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841; cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Dave Poulson at (517) 432-5417 or (517) 899-1640 poulson@msu.edu. Editors: Note that this week we placed images directly into the posts instead of as links to separate downloads. Let us know if that causes problems on your end. This is the second of occasional summer bonus budgets of environmental stories produced by our partner, Great Lakes Echo.

CNS Budget – June 7, 2019

June 7, 2019 – Summer environmental bonus 1

To: CNS Editors

From: David Poulson

http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/

For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841; cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Dave Poulson at (517) 432-5417 or (517) 899-1640 poulson@msu.edu. Editors: This is the first of an occasional bonus budget of environmental stories produced by our partner, Great Lakes Echo. They will move periodically through the summer. —

WARMING GREAT LAKES – A new study projects wild swings in water levels and erratic snowfall in the Great Lakes region as the globe warms. It’s the first comprehensive study of impacts on Canada which is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.

Bonus budget – May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019 – bonus file

To: CNS Editors

From: David Poulson

http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/

For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841; cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Dave Poulson at (517) 432-5417 or (517) 899-1640 poulson@msu.edu. CNS EDITORS: Here are some stories that moved earlier during the spring semester but that you may not have had a chance to run. Note that periodically through the summer we will move stories produced by our partner, Great Lakes Echo. HERE IS YOUR FILE:

VEHICLE THEFTS —  Michigan vehicle thefts dropped from 50,000 in 2006 to less than 20,000 in 2017, according to a recent auditor general’s report.

CNS Budget – May 3, 2019

May 3, 2019 – final spring file

To: CNS Editors

From: David Poulson

http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/

For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841; cepak@msu.edu. For other matters, contact Dave Poulson at (517) 432-5417 or (517) 899-1640 poulson@msu.edu. Editors: This is the final file of the spring semester. Next week we will move for  your consideration a budget of stories that moved earlier in the semester and that you may have missed. Periodically through the summer we will move a package of environmental stories produced by our partner, Great Lakes Echo.

CNS Budget – April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019

 

To: CNS Editors

From: David Poulson and Sheila Schimpf

http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/

For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841; cepak@msu.edu.  

For other matters, contact Dave Poulson at (517) 432-5417 or (517) 899-1640 poulson@msu.edu.  

Editors: Note that today’s budget has stories suited for news, outdoor, feature and business sections.  

Here is your file:

 

TEACHER SURVEY: Looking for a satisfying career in education? Don’t come to Michigan.

CNS Budget – April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019

 

To: CNS Editors

From: David Poulson and Sheila Schimpf

http://news.jrn.msu.edu/capitalnewsservice/

For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Tony Cepak at (517) 803-6841; cepak@msu.edu.  

For other matters, contact Dave Poulson at (517) 432-5417 or (517) 899-1640 poulson@msu.edu.  

Editors: This week we have a variety of news, business and feature stories appropriate throughout your publications and that will remain fresh for multiple days.  

Here is your file:

 

FARM TO SCHOOL: The state continues to expand a program for schools to buy local fruits and vegetables. The 57 grant-winning school districts purchased 93 different fruits and vegetables grown by 143 farms in 38 counties so far this year.