After Senate approval, Michigan interstate online poker bill moves to State House

Michigan Senate Bill 991 (SB 991), which has been designed to allow the state to share online poker player pools with other states, has just got approval from senators and now moves to the House for endorsement. The SB 991 will make required amendments in Michigan’s Lawful Internet Gaming Act (... read more

Four Winds Casinos in Michigan and Indiana to reopen Monday

The Pokagon Gaming Authority has approved Four Winds Casinos’ reopening plans, clearing way for the gambling and entertainment properties to resume operations as soon as early next week.

Four Winds owns and operates four gambling properties in the region, including the Winds Casino Resort... read more

Once permitted to reopen, Detroit casinos will resume operations under strict capacity curtails

Casinos in Detroit, once permitted to resume by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, will have to follow strict capacity curtails along with a number of guidelines tailored to defend public against a potential flare-up of new corona virus transmissions.

The largest city in the Midwestern state of... read more

Study says Cheese can be Addictive like Drugs

Cheese and other processed products can be addictive just like heroin and cocaine, according to a new study. The study published in the journal PLOS One suggested that processed products can have same neurological effects as an opioid could have on an individual.

The study by... read more

Michigan DEQ admits critical mistakes were made that lead to contamination of Flint's drinking water

The leader of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality came forward on Monday and admitted that critical mistakes were made that lead to the contamination of Flint's drinking water. On Sunday, Dan Wyant, DEQ Director, accepted the mistakes made by the state in handling the situation and... read more

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder acknowledges problems with Flint’s water

For more than a year, Flint residents have said their water was not good. It smelled bad, taste bad, looked bad and made them sick. But authorities concerned continued to say that everything is ok with water. It is now that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has acknowledged that there are severe... read more

State’s Data Not in Line With Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha Data on Flint River

After a study by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician with Hurley Children’s Hospital, has linked use of the Flint River as a drinking water source to elevated blood lead levels in children, state officials said they are wasting no time on considering the issue.

Data has shown that... read more

‘Mcity’ vehicle test environment launched by University of Michigan

At a grand inauguration event held in Ann Arbor on Monday, July 20, University of Michigan launched a vehicle test environment called ‘Mcity’ --- a one-of-a-kind test site for connected as well as automated vehicles.

The Mcity vehicle test environment has been designed and developed a... read more

Be On Guard as Michigan Records the First West Nile Virus Of 2015

It is time to get a lot more cautious as the Michigan health officials have confirmed the First West Nile Virus activity for 2015. This dreaded disease is reported to have infected nationally 2,205 human cases and caused 97 deaths in 2014.

The virus was discovered in the three birds that... read more

Study: Self-driving car passengers may be prone to motion sickness

According to a recent study carried out by researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), ‘motion sickness’ will probably be one of the key concerns for passengers riding in the futuristic ‘self-driving’ cars.

Highlighting the fact that self-driving... read more

Michigan pediatrician apologizes for not treating baby of lesbian moms

A Michigan pediatrician had earlier refused to treat the baby of a same-sex couple as she claims that it was against her anti-lesbian religious beliefs. Baby's parents, Jami and Krista Contreras of Oak Park, Michigan took their six-day-old baby girl to a pediatrician, Dr. Vesna Roi on October of... read more

Michigan man who walks 21 miles daily to work gets flood of donations

An effort to raise funds to help a 56-year-old man who walks more than twenty miles every day to and from his job in Rochester Hills, Michigan, created an unprecedented flood of donations.

James Robertson walks a whopping 21 miles to and from his factory job in Rochester Hills. He leaves... read more