Michigan lawmakers OK budget

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers approved a state budget early Friday that increases money for education but delayed a decision on how to cut taxes, unable to yet bridge disagreement between Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican legislative leaders. Michigan is flush thanks to ...

Budget includes millions for Upper Peninsula projects

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LANSING — The fiscal year 2023 state budget approved by lawmakers Friday includes millions in support for the Upper Peninsula, said state Sen. Ed McBroom, R-Waucedah Township. The D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette will receive $34.2 million to replace the current, outdated ...

Life, for fawns, is constant risk

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This past week showed the ups and downs of life as a young fawn. Tuesday, one was exploring the backyard, checking out the cast-iron stove that now functions as a bird feeder. It then took advantage of the open lawn to do a little running and jumping before strolling away, likely to get a ...

No Daily News on Monday

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Due to the federal holiday for Independence Day, The Daily News will not publish a paper for Monday. The Daily News office will not be open Monday and most staff will not be available. Tuesday will have a newspaper as usual, and staff will be in the office starting at 8 a.m.

Holiday-travel chaos: Airlines brace for huge weekend crowds


The July Fourth holiday weekend is off to a booming start with airport crowds crushing the numbers seen in 2019, before the pandemic. Travelers across the United States experienced hundreds of canceled flights and a few thousand delays on Friday, much as they did earlier this week. Patricia ...