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Almost Half of Michigan Salt Storage Sites Are in Poor Condition

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Road salt is one of the most important items during the winter months. This is especially true seeing as how already, more than one-third of America’s major roads are in poor condition and winter weather can make them even worse to drive on. But according to a new report from the Michigan Department of Transportation, […]

Factories In Need of CNC Machinists and Skilled Laborers Across Michigan

Factories In Need of CNC Machinists and Skilled Laborers Across Michigan

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In 2016, the number of jobs in the construction equipment operation industry was approximately 426,000. Across Michigan, there has been a dearth in skilled workers within the construction and machining sectors. According to Bridge, a few organizations throughout Michigan are looking for creative ways to encourage employees to pursue careers in skilled machinery and construction. […]

Almost Half of Michigan Salt Storage Sites Are in Poor Condition

Homeowner’s Guide to Proper Maintenance For Older Tractors

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About 83% of Americans think having a yard is important and 90% of those with a yard think it is important that it is also well-maintained. And while the landscaping season is nearing its end, it’s still important for homeowners to take proper care of their lawn maintenance equipment, namely, their tractors. Tractors, especially older […]

Almost Half of Michigan Salt Storage Sites Are in Poor Condition

Former Ann Arbor Gas Station To Be Converted To Medical Marijuana Dispensary

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The Planning Commission of Ann Arbor voted on Sept. 5 to approve the conversion of an abandoned BP gas station into a medical marijuana dispensary. The vote involved a special-exception use permit in order to convert the 833 square foot gas station. The lot is located next to the Victory Inn and Suites, a hotel the city […]

Almost Half of Michigan Salt Storage Sites Are in Poor Condition

These Newborn Michigan Pups Are Reminders of Canine Heroism on 9/11

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Unbelievably, the seventeenth anniversary of September 11, 2011, just passed. Anyone alive on that fateful day in American history can probably tell you exactly where they were when they saw the footage of the World Trade Center’s twin towers collapsing. Every anniversary brings back grief, remembrance, and somber stories. But there’s always a silver lining, […]

Almost Half of Michigan Salt Storage Sites Are in Poor Condition

Study Finds Midwestern Region Ripe For Clean Energy, With Michigan Leading the Way

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Although the United States government may be rolling back on certain environmental protections, it’s clear that Americans are still passionate about energy conservation. That’s particularly true in the Midwest where, as one recent study showed, an overwhelming number of residents work in the clean energy sector — giving many hope for the future. In an […]

Almost Half of Michigan Salt Storage Sites Are in Poor Condition

University of Michigan Opens $800,000 Drone Testing Facility

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The University of Michigan has recently celebrated the grand opening of their “M-Air fly lab” which is essentially a high tech playground for students to use unmanned autonomous vehicles. The outdoor drone-testing area has been in the works since last year and is now open to university students. The drone facility consists of 50-foot high […]

Almost Half of Michigan Salt Storage Sites Are in Poor Condition

Michigan Department of Education Gives $300,000 Grant to Improve Welding Programs

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The Michigan Department of Education gave out a $300,000 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Innovation and Equipment Grant to purchase virtual welding equipment. This equipment will allow all welding students to virtually experience welding scenarios. This grant was one of 14 awards, totaling $5 million, that were given to local and intermediate school districts. This […]

Almost Half of Michigan Salt Storage Sites Are in Poor Condition

U.S. School Districts Offering Early Retirement Incentives for Faculty Members

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The average age of retirement is about 63 years old. For teachers and those working in the education field, the average age of retirement in the U.S. is approximately 59 years old. And across the country, more and more schools and universities are offering retirement incentives for various reasons: some good and some more unfortunate. […]

Almost Half of Michigan Salt Storage Sites Are in Poor Condition