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Fun Times at The Museum of Natural History

Reinette LeJeune The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is extending its hours for July and August! Learn about mastodons, dinosaurs, and the vast wildlife of the Michigan wilderness every day of the week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, observing closings for holidays like July 4th.  The recently renovated museum offers three stories … Continued

Whitmer’s Ambitious Budget Prioritizes Education and Fixing Roads

Anzhe Zhang Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is prepared to sign the largest state budget in Michigan history after nearly 19 hours of deliberation from lawmakers last week finalizing the plans. The budget, which comes to $75.7 billion, focuses on education and infrastructure, while also addressing pension systems, community development, and public safety. Noting that the budget … Continued

Gary Moeller, former Michigan and Lions coach, dies at 81

Larry Lage, Associated Press ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Gary Moeller, who succeeded Bo Schembechler as Michigan’s coach and later led the Detroit Lions, died Monday. He was 81. The University of Michigan announced his death, and no cause was provided. Moeller was promoted from offensive coordinator to lead the Wolverines’ program in 1990 and … Continued

Abbott Restarts Specialty Formula Production at Sturgis Plant

Reinette LeJeune This year, American parents were thrown into turmoil after massive product recalls, import restrictions, and other supply chain difficulties caused a nationwide formula shortage. It has now been reported that the Abbott plant in Sturgis, Michigan has restarted specialty formula production. Starting with Elecare, an amino acid-based hypoallergenic product for babies who can’t … Continued

Big Ten votes to add USC, UCLA as members starting in 2024

Associated Press In a surprising and seismic shift in college athletics, the Big Ten voted Thursday to add Southern California and UCLA as conference members beginning in 2024. The expansion to 16 teams will happen after the Pac-12’s current media rights contracts with Fox and ESPN expire and make the Big Ten the first conference … Continued

Gas Pump Prices are Starting to Dip

Mohamed Bughrara While Michigan families are still seeing higher than average gas prices, a new AAA report shows that prices are finally falling across the state. Part of the price drop can be attributed to the Biden Administration’s efforts in recent weeks, having taken significant action to address high energy costs by cracking down on … Continued