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INTERLOCHEN — Pandemic bonuses are on hold for Green Lake Township board members, administrators and emergency services personnel as the township seeks guidance for how federal COVID-19 relief funds can be spent.

LANSING — Michigan’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate changed little in August, edging down by a tenth of a percentage point to 4.7 percent, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. Employment in Michigan increased by 14,000 and unemployment declined by 3,…

When I was a senior in college, I woke up (early) each Saturday morning and drove 100 miles to my internship in downtown Chicago. I had a pretty good system down: a full tank of gas, rolls of quarters for tollbooth payments (electronic tolling wasn’t really widespread yet), a parking permit …

LANSING — A Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation requested rate increase before the Michigan Public Service Commission resulted in a settlement, according to a release from the office of state Attorney General Dana Nessel.

TRAVERSE CITY — After a year without its annual dinner or a winner of the Lyle DeYoung Award, organizers say the 2021 honor is even more important.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — In another ominous sign about the spread of the delta variant, Idaho public health leaders on Thursday expanded health care rationing statewide and individual hospital systems in Alaska and Montana have enacted similar crisis standards amid a spike in the number of unvacc…

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President Biden has directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to write a rule requiring employers with 100 or more workers to mandate employees either get vaccinated or produce weekly test results showing they are virus free. (Sept. 16)

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — An attack with explosive devices laid along a natural gas pipeline southeast of Syria's capital knocked out power in parts of the country before it was quickly restored, the electricity minister said Saturday.

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels Saturday said they executed nine people for their alleged involvement in the killing of a senior Houthi official in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition more than three years ago.

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers set up a ministry for the “propagation of virtue and the prevention of vice" in the building that once housed the Women's Affairs Ministry, escorting out World Bank staffers Saturday as part of the forced move.

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