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United Way Holds “Celebration 2.0”

The United Way of Southwest Michigan is celebrating those who help shape the community in a new way this month due to COVID-19. The organization’s usual celebration, which was set for March, had to be canceled this

Retailers Post Solid July Numbers

Michigan retailers saw another month of increased sales as stores remain open with certain restrictions — such as half capacity seating limits and face mask orders. Michigan Retailers Association spokesperson Meegan Holland says the July retailers index

Governor Declares August Immunization Awareness Month

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has declared August Immunization Awareness Month and Pet Immunization Awareness Month. Her office has released the following statement: Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued proclamations declaring August as Immunization Awareness Month and Pet Immunization Awareness Month. As flu season approaches, the

Nessel Talks Affordable Care Act

In a Zoom call Wednesday, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel joined the advocacy group Protect Our Care to advocate for the Affordable Care Act. Nessel said protecting the law is part of her job. “I tried to