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Former Perch’s IGA employee sentenced for embezzlement
October 24, 2012 – 12:07 am | Comments Off
Former Perch’s IGA employee sentenced for embezzlement

A 27 year-old man who embezzled money from a popular grocery store in Alpena will not spend time behind bars.

Winter Weather Talks in Alpena & East Tawas
October 24, 2012 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
Winter Weather Talks in Alpena & East Tawas

It’s only a matter of time before snow starts falling across northeast Michigan.

70 officers investigate Michigan roadway shootings
October 24, 2012 – 12:05 am | Comments Off
70 officers investigate Michigan roadway shootings

A task force of local and state police agencies has met to discuss its effort to track down whoever’s responsible for 22 reported shootings in four southeastern Michigan counties over three days.

Mich. 69 meningitis outbreak cases include 6 dead
October 24, 2012 – 12:04 am | Comments Off
Mich. 69 meningitis outbreak cases include 6 dead

Authorities are reporting six deaths and 69 infections in Michigan as part of a national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to contaminated steroids.

Gov. Rick Snyder signs anti-concussion legislation
October 24, 2012 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
Gov. Rick Snyder signs anti-concussion legislation

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation aimed at protecting young athletes in Michigan from concussions.

College costs still rising, but less so
October 24, 2012 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
College costs still rising, but less so

The “sticker price” of in-state tuition at four-year public universities climbed about $400 this fall.

Nation’s fastest road to open in Central Texas
October 24, 2012 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Nation’s fastest road to open in Central Texas

Motorists, start your engines. It’s opening day for the last leg of a Texas toll road with the nation’s fastest speed limit.

APS learning about new evaluation forms
October 23, 2012 – 12:09 am | Comments Off
APS learning about new evaluation forms

The State of Michigan is changing the way school employees are evaluated on an annual basis.