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  • On Location: Michigan gets 'Oz' wish as uncertainty looms over film tax credit program

     
    Walt Disney Studios confirmed Friday that it's upcoming film “Oz” -- a prequel to the 1939 classic “The Wizard of Oz” -- will be filmed in Michigan, after all....
  • Governor Granholm Looks Back at 8 Years in Office

    Governor Granholm Looks Back at 8 Years in Office
    With just two weeks to go until Governor Jennifer Granholm leaves office due to term limits, she sat down with FOX 17 News reporter Dan Krauth to take a look back at the highs and lows of the past eight years. However, she's still staying tight lipped...
  • Goodbye To Individual Price Tags

    Goodbye To Individual Price Tags
    Starting September 1st, you may be seeing a fewer of those little price tags.  A new law repealing the bill that made price tags mandatory went into effect Thursday.  It's been a push from Governor Rick Snyder's office.  Snyder has said eliminating the...
  • Seniors Protest Snyder Budget in Lansing

    Seniors Protest Snyder Budget in Lansing
    Groups representing seniors and the working poor rallied Tuesday at the State Capitol in Lansing, angry about Governor Rick Snyder's plan to tax pensions and cut back on programs for the poor and elderly. The AARP helped organize the event which featured...
  • Governor Snyder Outlines Plan to Reform Local Government In Michigan

    Governor Snyder Outlines Plan to Reform Local Government In Michigan
    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Monday described a plan to increase cooperation and consolidation in local government through a series of legislative changes, with an incentive program for state money. Governor Snyder outlined the ideas in a press...
  • GRPS Board Meeting to Discuss Education Budget Cuts

    GRPS Board Meeting to Discuss Education Budget Cuts
    The Grand Rapids Public School board met Monday night to discuss proposed education budget cuts by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. In its Key Messages Specific to Lawmakers, GRPS said education funding in the district is already at critically low levels. ...
  • Hundreds of Students Protest Higher Education Cuts

    Hundreds of Students Protest Higher Education Cuts
    Protesters once again converged on the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing, this time angry over Governor Rick Snyder's proposed cuts to college education. Hundreds of students from Michigan's public universities, including Western and GVSU, were at the...
  • Governor's 2011-12 Budget Proposal Forcing Coldwater Prison To Close

    Governor's 2011-12 Budget Proposal Forcing Coldwater Prison To Close
    The Florence Crane Correctional Facility in Coldwater will close by June 1, according to the Michigan Department of Corrections, because of Governor Rick Snyder's budget recommendation for 2011-12. The correctional facility closed sections of the...
  • Governor Snyder Signs Bill Extending Unemployment Benefits

    Governor Snyder Signs Bill Extending Unemployment Benefits
    An extension of unemployment benefits and a recalculating of Michigan's unemployment rate were signed into law Monday morning by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. Unemployment benefits will be extended by 20 weeks for some 35,000 state residents. The...
  • Governor Snyder to Visit West Michigan

    Governor Snyder to Visit West Michigan
    Governor Rick Snyder will be making a couple of stops in West Michigan on Monday, April 11. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. he will be at the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce speaking to about 700 people at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. At 6:30 p.m. he...
  • Governor Snyder Speaks To Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce: "It's Time To Step Up"

    Governor Snyder Speaks To Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce: "It's Time To Step Up"
    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder had a relentlessly positive message for a sold-out lunch crowd at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in downtown Grand Rapids Monday. Speaking to what could safely be described as a friendly crowd at the Grand Rapids Chamber of...