New Michigan Law Targets Noxious Weeds, Grants Protections for Vital Milkweed

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has recently enacted a law designed to combat the spread of noxious weeds while also offering protection for milkweed, a crucial plant for monarch butterflies. The legislation aims to eradicate specific noxious weeds and grants local government bodies the authority to appoint commissioners and allocate funding for the control of these plants. Under the new law, certain plants including Canada thistle, dodders, wild carrot, poison ivy, and poison sumac are classified as noxious weeds. Additionally, any plants deemed a “common nuisance” can also be included in this category. However, the … Read more

Ford Motor Co. Fights Against Tech Company’s Bid to Increase Unfair Competition Award in Michigan Federal Court

Detroit, Michigan – Ford Motor Co., one of the world’s largest automakers, is challenging a tech company’s appeal to increase an unfair competition award against Ford. The tech company is seeking to raise the amount awarded to them from less than half a million dollars. In a petition filed in a Michigan federal court on Wednesday, Ford argued against the motion to boost the award. The company emphasized that the tech company’s request should be denied. The exact details surrounding this unfair competition award remain undisclosed. However, Ford’s opposition suggests that they believe the initial … Read more

Michigan Jury Deliberates Fate of Father in Landmark School Shooting Trial

PONTIAC, Mich. — A jury in Michigan is set to resume deliberations in the trial of James Crumbley, a father accused of being criminally responsible for a mass school shooting committed by his 15-year-old son, Ethan Crumbley. The jury heard closing arguments in a suburban Detroit court on Wednesday and deliberated for about 90 minutes before adjourning without reaching a verdict. The tragic incident took place on November 30, 2021, when Ethan took a gun from his home and killed four students at Oxford High School. Prosecutors argued during the five-day trial that the gun, … Read more

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