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Michigan Seat Belt Use Up Slightly

A few more Michiganders are buckled up than last year. A new observation study by Michigan State University finds seat belts were used 92.9% of the time in 2022 compared to 92.6% in 2021. The survey results

MDOT Starts Chip Sealing Project In Niles

A chip sealing project has started on M-51 from Niles to Dowagiac. The Michigan Department of Transportation says the work will mean lane closures starting this week through September 23. The work will involve chip sealing, fog

GM CEO: Detroit To Remain Company Home

General Motors will keep its headquarters in its seven-building office tower complex in downtown Detroit, its CEO says. Mary Barra, in an interview with The Associated Press, says the automaker’s main office will remain in the Renaissance

Van Buren Youth Fair This Week

The Van Buren Youth Fair is underway in Hartford. Paul Garrod is a member of the fair board and says the week-long event is based on months of planning. “We don’t start on it in June and