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Unemployment At Lowest Point Since Pandemic Began

09/15/22 11:14 AM By John Reurink - Comment(s)
Unemployment At Lowest Point Since Pandemic Began
Michigan's unemployment rate for August moved down one-tenth of a percentage point from July to 4.1%, according to data released Wednesday by the Department of Technology, Management & Budget (DTMB).

Gov Walks Off 57-Year Tradition Of Leading Labor Day Bridge Event

09/07/22 11:20 AM By Emily Michienzi - Comment(s)
Gov Walks Off 57-Year Tradition Of Leading Labor Day Bridge Event
(Source: MIRS.news, Published 09/06/22) Former Gov. G. Mennen Williams was the first governor to lead the walk across the Mackinac Bridge in June 1958, a tradition that was later moved to Labor Day and was continued for 57 continuous bridge walks until Monday.