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Hospital forms joint venture with health system

A local hospital has signed a partnership agreement to form a 50-50 joint venture with a Michigan health system. Read More

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Law firms submit class action lawsuit against Wolverine Worldwide

A national team of law firms have announced a class action lawsuit against Wolverine Worldwide, 3M Corporation and Waste Management, Inc. over the alleged dumping of "toxic waste and polluting groundwater" in Belmont, Rockford and other areas in Kent County. Read More

Michigan issues rules before start of marijuana licensing

LANSING — Governor Rick Snyder issued rules this month for policing medical marijuana businesses, less than two weeks before the state begins accepting license applications under a new regulatory system. Read More

Hospital billing gripes

Hospital bills can be very confusing. Clearly, some changes would help. Let me give a few examples of my gripes. Read More

Judge sentences psychologist to prison for fraud

A psychologist will spend years in prison after the Kalamazoo office of the FBI discovered he conducted a fraud scheme. Read More

Company lets employees share PTO

In this season of gratitude and giving, some companies are offering their personnel a way to make those virtues tangible. Read More

Mira Krishnan

Inside Track: Social entrepreneur wears many hats

If wealth were measured by intellectual capacity, Dr. Mira Krishnan would be Queen Midas. Read More

Reserving space on the Capitol lawn? Let’s hope it is for pension reform

Recent stories coming out of Lansing indicate lobbying groups are planning to camp out in Lansing to rally against potential solutions to fund local government’s retirement promises. Read More

Tasha Blackmon

Health care nonprofit appoints CEO

A local health care nonprofit has selected its new CEO. Read More

Police officers and firefighters rally at Michigan Capitol

LANSING — Hundreds of police officers and firefighters rallied recently at Michigan's Capitol, protesting yet-to-be-introduced legislation they fear could lead to cuts in retiree health and pension benefits. Read More

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Man files lawsuit against Wolverine Worldwide

A man in Belmont has filed a lawsuit against Wolverine Worldwide concerning a contaminated well and his property. Read More

Report: Shortfall in special education funding costs schools

LANSING — Michigan special education students lag behind children with disabilities in other states, and the system is badly underfunded, forcing schools to divert nearly $700 million annually from their operating budgets to fill the shortfall. Read More

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Medical firm launches $10M venture capital fund

A medical device developer has created a $10-million venture capital fund to support early stage health care companies. Read More

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Wellness provider targets small business

As small business owners, Amy Ritsema and Mary Kline understand the challenge of administering programs for employees while wearing multiple hats. Read More

Joe Berlin

PFAS draw concerns of ‘environmental stigma’

A local environmental remediation expert who lives in Rockford said ongoing testing of the water supply for contaminants has neighbors on edge. Read More

Brook Slocum

Nonprofit honors supporters at Night of Gratitude

A local nonprofit honored three organizations during its Night of Gratitude event. Read More

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Drug maker sells business unit for $110M

A drug maker in the region has completed the sale of one of its businesses for $110 million. Read More