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LANSING — Organizers of a ballot drive to legalize the use of marijuana for recreational purposes in Michigan submitted 365,000 signatures to the state yesterday, which appears to be more than enough to qualify the initiative for a statewide vote in 2018. Read More
Crowned Free co-owners switch to direct sales model to involve other women in helping sex trafficking survivors.
A company that launched in 2014 selling custom fashions in boutiques has moved toward a pop-up shop and direct sales model to “link arms” with women who want to help survivors of sex trafficking. Read More
New education building will meet technological changes in construction industry.
The Michigan Statewide Carpenters and Millwrights Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund recently broke ground on a state-of-the-art training center to service union carpenters and millwrights in the West Michigan region. Read More
After 33 years with Calvin College, Michael Van Denend looks to make city ‘globally astute’ as executive director of World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.
Thirty-three years is a long time to spend in one job. That’s what Michael Van Denend did, and then he changed careers. Read More