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Inside Track: Walker chief marks 40 years in law enforcement this year

For Catherine Garcia-Lindstrom, becoming a police officer in the 1970s meant overcoming a series of obstacles.

July 25, 2014
Catherine Garcia-Lindstrom stands as a much-needed example of how law enforcement can be an accepting and viable career path for women and members of minority communities. Read More

Judge sentences ex-funeral home director to prison

July 25, 2014
| By AP
The former director of a funeral home is heading to prison for up to four years. Read More

Insurers owe nearly $13.2M in refunds across state

July 24, 2014
| By AP
LANSING — The federal government said more than 184,000 Michigan health insurance customers will benefit from nearly $13.2 million in refunds, because of a provision of the nation's health care law. Read More

Health care evolution: A new era of taxes

July 17, 2014
As the evolution of the new era of health care continues, it’s critical for us to evaluate the complexity of these new laws from a variety of tax perspectives: the insurance industry, small business, health care providers, employers and, of course, the consumer. Read More

Legal mistakes commonly made by small businesses

July 16, 2014
Starting a small business can be both an exciting and stressful time. Often times, legal considerations and requirements can get lost in the shuffle — and only come to light when the business owner is attempting to sell the business or is getting sued. Read More

Law firm names office director

July 16, 2014
A Michigan-based law firm has named the new resident director of an office in the region. Read More

Officials arrest ex-assistant prosecutor on sex charges

July 16, 2014
| By AP
A former Kent County assistant prosecutor has been charged with criminal sexual conduct. Read More

Raquel Salas builds law firm

July 15, 2014
A well-rounded attorney and a co-founding partner of Avanti Law Group, Raquel Salas is a self-described business-savvy Dominican immigrant with a knack for client development and negotiation. Read More

Jury convicts accountant of murdering colleague

July 14, 2014
| By AP
A certified public accountant has been convicted of second-degree murder in the slaying of a prominent colleague. Read More

UAV regulation debate drones on

A GR business is grounded in the FAA struggle to limit use of drones.

July 11, 2014
The Federal Aviation Administration is virtually at war with U.S. businesses trying to use small UAVs — unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones — including businesses in West Michigan. Read More