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December 02, 2016 - 2:58:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Grants   Categories: Grant Advisor

MSU faculty, staff, and students may now access the December 2016 issue of The Grant Advisor.

Opportunities highlighted in this issue include:

AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY
PHILLIPS FUND GRANTS FOR NATIVE AMERICAN RESEARCH

AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY
LIBRARY RESIDENT RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

COUNCIL OF AMERICAN OVERSEAS RESEARCH CENTERS
MULTI-COUNTRY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP



December 02, 2016 - 12:23:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Environmental Studies   Categories: Government Documents

2014 Minerals Yearbook : Iron and Steel [ADVANCE RELEASE]
U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey
http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/commodity/iron_&_steel/myb1-2014-feste.pdf



December 02, 2016 - 11:51:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Dome

Susan Demas, "What Will Debbie Dingell Do Next?" : Let the games begin.

Jack Lessenberry, "Ismael Ahmed's Missing Votes" : Intolerance exists even among Democrats.  



December 02, 2016 - 11:31:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Education, higher

A bill under consideration by state lawmakers would make it easier for communities -- such as those in Ottawa County -- to join a college's tax district and offer lower in-district tuition.

As of now, a community college can only expand its district to an area that touches the border of its existing district. That, for instance, would mean GRCC would have to add all of Ottawa - or an area of Ottawa that touches GRCC's border - to its tax collection district to offer in-district tuition. Such a move requires a public vote.



December 02, 2016 - 10:44:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Employment and Labor

Republican lawmakers are colliding head-on with Michigan's most powerful public-sector unions after abruptly introducing bills during  the lame-duck Michigan Legislature session aimed at curbing billions of dollars in unfunded post-retirement health care promised to police officers, firefighters and other local government workers.



December 02, 2016 - 10:37:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Elections

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette wants the Michigan Supreme Court to halt a presidential recount in Michigan before it begins.

In a court action filed today, Schuette echoes arguments made for President-elect Donald Trump, arguing Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who received just over 1% of the vote in Michigan, is not an "aggrieved" candidate entitled to a recount, and there isn't time to complete a recount, even if Stein was entitled to one.



December 02, 2016 - 8:59:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Economic development

obs created for residents in neighboring states or Ontario would count for Michigan projects seeking state business incentives under a bill approved by the Senate, aimed at helping border counties.

Senate Bill 1085, sponsored by Sen. Dale Zorn, R-Ida, passed the Senate in a 23-13 vote Wednesday after it failed to garner enough votes on Tuesday.The bill now moves to the House.



December 02, 2016 - 4:41:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

 

Fire raged through the historic Michillinda Lodge on Lake Michigan in Fruitland Township early Sunday, leaving behind nothing but smoldering ruins.

Nearly every fire department in Muskegon County sent tanker trucks to provide water to battle the blaze in the four-story building at 5207 Scenic.



December 02, 2016 - 4:34:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

When President Gerald Ford, a University alum, arrived in Peking, China to attend an important meeting with the Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping, he was greeted with a band playing the Michigan State University fight song instead of Hail to the Victors.

Michigan State Band Director Ken Bloomquist said he thought the mistake did not matter. “Michigan’s fight song is one of the greatest fight songs in the country,” Bloomquist said.  “Our fight song is certainly well known, but probably not quite as well as the U-of-M fight song,”



December 02, 2016 - 4:32:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

1928 Model A Ford Tudor Sedan photo

On this day Ford Motor Co. unveiled its Model A automobile for customers for the first time.



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