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Airports expect fewer travel snarls during holidays

Detroit and Ford question report stating half of world’s airports will face delays.

December 13, 2013
LANSING — Travel becomes more frustrating on the day before major holidays, the U.S. Travel Association warns, but airport officials in Detroit and Grand Rapids aren’t concerned. Read More

Doctors, hospitals worry about shortage of medication

November 15, 2013
LANSING — Michigan is experiencing the nationwide problem of insufficient pharmaceutical drugs. Read More

Housing more affordable for Michigan tourism workers than nationally

Some places provide housing and discounted meals for employees.

October 25, 2013
LANSING — Recent reports show many workers in the tourism industry nationally are struggling to live in the cities where they work, but not those in Michigan. Read More

Biometrics use raises civil liberties concerns

LANSING — A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on DNA testing has raised concerns among civil liberties advocates about the use of biometrics in police work. Read More

Community colleges seek better ways to prepare students

Students coming from the work force often need specialized help.

LANSING — Almost half of students entering community college find themselves unprepared, according to a new Government Accountability Office report, and new strategies are being formed to better equip students for success. Read More