Daily Archives: September 5, 2018

Michigan Legislature OKs Minimum Wage, Sick Time Initiatives « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — The Republican-controlled Michigan Senate has adopted ballot initiatives that would increase the state’s minimum wage and require paid sick leave. If the GOP-led House follows suit later Wednesday, the measures will become law and not be placed on the Michigan ballot in November. The strategy would make it easier for lawmakers to change the proposals in the ...

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Top NFL Contenders « Detroit News Watch

With the season just days away, hope springs eternal across the NFL. Every team is tied for the division lead, and every team still dreams of Super Bowl glory. This time next week, those dreams will seem a little tarnished for half of these teams. And a month from now, those dreams may be all but vanquished. But right now, ...

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Gulf Coast Prepares For Gordon’s Expected Arrival As Hurricane « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to smack the Gulf Coast on Tuesday night — possibly as a hurricane — and could bring life-threatening storm surge to low-lying coastal areas in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, forecasters said. Seawater could spill onshore as high as 3 to 5 feet, spelling significant trouble for roads and towns along the coast. “If ...

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Kerry Perry Resigns As USA Gymnastics President « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — USA Gymnastics President and CEO Kerry Perry has resigned after nine months on the job, the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors said Tuesday. “On behalf of the Board of USA Gymnastics, I want to thank Kerry for her leadership under very difficult circumstances,” said Karen Golz, chair of the USA Gymnastics Board. Perry was widely criticized for what ...

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