Mich. lawmaker seeks to make small business office
(AP) — A Michigan lawmaker wants to create a new state office with the goal of helping small businesses get started and thrive.
Democratic Rep. Collene Lamonte of Montague introduced a bill this week that would establish an Office of Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship Services in the state's Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.
Soldier who lost 4 limbs to address Mich. Senate
The ceremony remembers and honors Michigan residents who died while serving in the armed forces during the previous year.
The Vassar native was hurt when he dropped a bag on an improvised explosive device in April 2012 during his third deployment.
NH Senate considering legalizing medical marijuana
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Senate is voting whether New Hampshire should join 18 other states and the District of Columbia in allowing seriously ill people to use marijuana to treat their conditions.
Robins AFB holds annual memorial garden ceremony
The middle Georgia military base was holding its annual memorial ceremony Thursday at Camellia Gardens, where plaques outside the entrance bear the names of 1,896 airmen and civilians who worked at Robins and have died since the garden was established in 1976.
Senate Republicans moving NC budget to House
Republicans turned back several Democratic amendments, some of which were designed to criticize a yet-detailed GOP plan to reduce taxes by more than $750 million over two years.
Democrats accused the GOP of refusing to spend that money to restore cuts to public education.