The Michigan Puppet and Mask Collective Parade

The Michigan Puppet and Mask Collective is a new group that uses the art of puppetry and masks to promote human rights, environmental stewardship and creativity. The collective is organizing a Parade to the Lansing March for Science, in Lansing, Michigan, on Earth Day, April 22, 2017. The parade, playfully named, The Nature Brigade, will be a nature themed masquerade march, featuring music, animal puppets and masks. This family friendly sidewalk parade will end up at the Lansing March for Science.

Mighty Uke Day

Mighty Uke Day is on the Way! The 7th Annual Mighty Uke Day festival returns to Old Town Lansing May 12–14. LCC Radio will be hosting portion of MUD7 at Dart Auditorium. All levels of experience are welcome to participate in this weekend of music and fun! As usual, MUD7 will feature concerts, workshops, group…

Dollar General Plans to Create Approximately 420 New Jobs in Michigan in 2017 – Statewide job growth part of Company’s overall plan to create 10,000 jobs nationwide

Goodlettsville, Tennessee – February 3, 2017 – Dollar General (NYSE:DG) is expected to create approximately 420 new jobs throughout Michigan in 2017 as part of the company’s new store growth plan. The creation of these new jobs are part of Dollar General’s overall 2017 fiscal year growth plan in which the major discount retailer plans to add 1,000 stores and create approximately 10,000 new jobs in the states it serves.

CMEAA Statement on Banning Immigrants on Basis of Nationality

On Friday, January 27, 2017, the White House issued an Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” relating to visa issuance, screening procedures, and refugees. The Executive Order “suspends” the immigrant and nonimmigrant entry of nationals from the designated countries of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen to the United States for at least 90 days. It also suspends refugees’ entry into the United States for a minimum of 120 days, and in the case of Syrian refugees, indefinitely.