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Smith Haughey celebrates 75 years of practicing law

Firm transitions from small practice to full service law firm with offices in five locations.

September 30, 2016
Over the past 75 years, Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge has transitioned from a small litigation practice to a full service law firm with an impressive reputation and a history of influential cases. Read More

Free the food trucks

September 29, 2016
The clock hits 11:45 a.m. and your stomach starts to rumble. You remember that, in your morning shuffle, you neglected to pack a lunch and your current craving is a meal on wheels. Thankfully, due to the PILOT Mobile Food Business Ordinance — a new two-year pilot program — your dream is now a reality. Read More

Appeals court reverses ruling on corn maze accident

September 28, 2016
| By AP
Headed to a haunted corn maze during the Halloween season? Watch your step. Read More

Colleges rank among 'safest' in Michigan

September 27, 2016
Three local schools top a ranking of the safest colleges in the state. Read More

Medical marijuana industry likely to expand

Bills would legalize provisioning centers, non-smokable forms of drug.

September 23, 2016
Three bills signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Sept. 21 likely will grow Michigan’s medical marijuana industry substantially and could contribute millions in revenue for the state. Read More

State creates public threat alert system

September 22, 2016
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan's new Amber Alert-like system to quickly warn people of mass shootings, terrorist attacks and other nearby threats is operational. Read More

Law firm earns ISO/IEC IT certification

September 21, 2016
A law firm has earned an information technology certification aimed at keeping information assets secure. Read More

Attorney wins municipal Attorney of the Year award

September 20, 2016
An attorney for a city in the area has been named Attorney of the Year by a statewide association. Read More

Inside Track: Brewing up a career

Infante’s love of arguing, beer helps him create practice as alcoholic beverage lawyer.

September 16, 2016
For a while, Joseph Infante was in line to be a geologist, based on a suggestion by his older brother of an easy class at Michigan State University. Read More

Medical marijuana bills head to Snyder

September 15, 2016
A package of medical marijuana bills is headed to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk after being approved by the Michigan House. Read More