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Law would bar workers with criminal history from MI schools…

LANSING - Last December's passage of the "School Safety Initiative" by Michigan lawmakers had the noble goal of protecting school children from any potentially dangerous contract workers who may have business in school buildings. ..

Building trades get to work modernizing Bronson Hospital

KALAMAZOO - Bronson Methodist Hospital and the building trades are moving dirt, performing demolition and getting started on a $50 million campus expansion program that will accommodate a 34 percent increase in inpatient growth in recent years at the hospital. ..

Strike actions decline, but past work stoppages hold useful lessons, author says

By Steve Early ..

Right-to-work returns to Lansing

LANSING - There always seem to be a state lawmaker or two willing to make the perennial push to make Michigan a right-to-work state. ..

Big Mac Bridge Museum to return

Recovering from a devastating fire, a popular Mackinaw City pizzeria which also served as home to a private museum dedicated to those who built the famous Mackinac Bridge is expected to reopen in July. ..

Hockey ref calls the shots at state high school finals

Refereeing a hockey game, it turns out, is a bit like plumbing a building. ..

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