Updated: 05/12/2005 - Lansing Police and Fire Departments bear the brunt in Mayor Tony Benavides' final budget balancing proposal.
Updated: 05/12/2005 - Ford CEO Bill Ford says he won't take any compensation from the company that bears his family name, until the company is in better financial shape.
Updated: 05/12/2005 - Hoping to put a dent in meth labs, Michigan senators have approved a bill that would limit the sale of cold medicines which are a major ingredient in the illegal drugs.
Updated: 05/12/2005 - The Michigan state senate overwhelmingly approved a bill that prohibits youth under 17 from buying or renting violent videos.
Updated: 05/12/2005 - The former GOP national chairman and now governor of Mississippi, Haley Barbour, spoke to fellow Republicans at a west Michigan fundraiser for Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land. Barbour told the Republicans that they should not look past the 2006 state elections.
Updated: 05/12/2005 - The famed rapper signs bricks from a recently demolished building along Eight Mile Road in Detroit so they can be auctioned off. The money raised will help the Eight Mile Boulevard Association.
Updated: 05/11/2005 - The auto parts supplier in Webberville opened just five years ago in 2000... but a recent Lansing State Journal report says the plant may be closing.
Updated: 05/11/2005 - A federal grant of one million dollars will benefit several areas in mid-Michigan and may lead to business growth here.
Updated: 05/10/2005 - The state Board of Education hopes to select a new superintendent of public instruction by the end of the month.
Updated: 05/10/2005 - The man accused of shooting two Battle Creek police officers, killing one of them, has been arrested in a Detroit suburb.
Updated: 05/10/2005 - General Motors announces a new assignment for its top midsize vehicle executive.
Updated: 05/09/2005 - East Lansing appoints a riot review commission.
Updated: 05/06/2005 - Hundreds came to watch the final car roll out, say their good byes and look forward to the future.
Updated: 05/06/2005 - As the doors at the Lansing Car Assembly Plant closed Friday, new MIchigan State University graduates were hoping doors would open for them in the job market.