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Environmentalists praise Biden for reversing Trump-era ‘handout to corporate polluters’

Oliver Willis // American Independent The National Environmental Policy Act ‘plays a critical role in keeping our communities and our environment healthy and safe,’ said a spokesperson for the Sierra Club. Environmental groups praised the Biden administration’s announcement on Tuesday that it had finalized a federal rule that will restore key portions of the National … Continued

Young Michiganders are more educated than ever before

Jeff Fuentes Gleghorn // Tri-City Record Young people in Michigan are more likely to graduate from high school, get their GED, and graduate from college than ever before. In 2000, only 83 percent of people over the age of 25 had completed high school or their GED. 20 years later, that number has risen to … Continued

Michigan retail sales soar, more growth predicted in spring

Parker Wallis // Tri-City Record After an economic slump in January 2022, Michigan retail sales have risen in February with more growth expected this coming spring. According to the US Census Bureau’s Advance Monthly Sales report released in March, US retail and food services sales receipts were estimated at “$658.1 billion, an increase of 0.3 … Continued

A safe social life starts with a physically active personal life

Jeff Fuentes Gleghorn // Oakland Times Experts say that an important part of Covid-19 prevention is regular physical activity. Studies show that people who are active for 150 minutes each week – as recommended by the World Health Organization – are significantly less likely to develop severe COVID. However, physical activity levels have gone down … Continued

Michigan State hires Adam Nightingale to lead hockey program

Associated Press EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State has hired hockey coach Adam Nightingale, a former player for the Spartans player who led USA Hockey’s development program for two years and was a Detroit Red Wings assistant for a season. Athletic director Alan Haller made the announcement Tuesday. Nightingale replaces Danton Cole, another ex-Michigan … Continued

Lions take Hutchinson at No. 2, trade up to take Williams

Associated Press ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Aidan Hutchinson surprised his mother with a gift on draft day and then the Detroit Lions made his wish come true. The Lions grabbed the talented Michigan defensive end with the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, barely using its allotted five minutes to address … Continued