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Police Killing in Michigan Leads to Family Lawsuit

A Grand Rapids police officer who shot and killed a black driver during a traffic check last spring had no justification to pull him over, according to attorneys for the victim’s family, who filed a federal civil rights complaint Wednesday.

Joint Venture Building Battery Plants Provides Jobs

A $2.5 billion government loan has been approved for a joint venture among General Motors and the South Korean battery business LG Energy Solution to help fund three lithium-ion battery cell factories in Ohio, Tennessee, and Michigan.

Tips And Guides From the Alzheimer’s Association

Caregivers should approach a person experiencing dementia with respect and focus on their feelings, according to the Alzheimer’s Association’s holiday workshops that aim to help families deal with what can be an especially stressful time period.

Michigan Lacking In Workplace Breastfeeding Protections

While federal workplace lactation laws and the right for mothers to breastfeed their infants in public have incrementally improved over the years, many states, including Michigan, have yet to enact laws to help support workplace breastfeeding.