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Michigan adults can find their immunization history online

LANSING (AP) — Michigan’s health department has created a way for adults to find their immunization records online. The Michigan Immunization Portal is open to residents ages 18 and older. They can download, save or print their vaccination history free of charge. People must create an ...

Complaints filed after reporter attacked at anti-mask event

GARFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor has filed criminal complaints against two northern Michigan men in connection with an attack on a newspaper reporter covering a meeting by a group opposing masks and vaccination mandates. Court records show misdemeanor assault or assault and ...

U of M band plans ‘visually stunning’ show today

ANN ARBOR — The University of Michigan marching band will perform a halftime show today — the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks — that its director says will not only pay tribute to the lives lost and impacted that day, but also will be dazzling in its scope. “It is ...

Flags to be lowered

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and upon all public buildings and grounds across the state of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff today to remember those who lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attack. Flags should ...

Michigan House panel criticizes state unemployment agency

LANSING — Republicans in the Michigan House Oversight committee criticized the state’s Unemployment Insurance Agency acting director on Thursday, asking her to address how the agency has failed residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mass unemployment spread nationally during the pandemic ...

State’s hospital leaders renew vaccination plea amid deaths

LANSING — Michigan health and business officials on Thursday renewed their plea for people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, citing hospital workforce shortages, unnecessary deaths and concerns that end-of-summer travel and the return to school could fuel a surge in cases. About 59% of ...