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Resell that concert ticket

It would be legal to re-sell game or concert tickets above face value, under a measure approved by the Michigan House on Thursday. Current law prohibits selling above face value without the written consent of the event operator and the venue operator. The measure, which now goes to the senate, repeals that 1931 law, and opens the door to what ...

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Weather causing potholes

The Michigan Department of Transportation has issued a press release regarding potholes caused by sub-zero temperatures and near-record snowfall. MDOT officials said weather conditions are leading directly to severe potholes across the state, putting further strain on pavement and the efforts MDOT crews have put forth filling potholes during the various freeze-thaw cycles. The extreme pothole season on top of ...

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Applebee’s donates

The Three Rivers Applebee’s recently made a financial donation to the Three Rivers Food Site and other area food banks. Manager Ken Springsteen said the restaurant sold old decorative items online and donated the funds. The Three Rivers Food Site and the Constantine Food Bank each received $1,276. Springsteen said the effort was a way of thanking Three Rivers for ...

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Aldi grocery opens

A line of shoppers formed outside the new Aldi grocery store in advance of its opening Thursday morning. Located at the southeast corner of U.S. 131 and Broadway Road in front of Home Depot, the new Aldi is the 61st in Michigan. Company officials said about 95 percent of the 1,400 items inside the 10,000-square-foot store are store-label brands. District ...

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More funds for road maintenance

The state Senate has approved the immediate spending of 100-million dollars for “special winter road maintenance” funds. The vote follows concerns from local road commissions who say they’ve already spent most or all of their winter budgets. Not everyone is ready to back the amount of spending however. Both the governor and Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville were non committal ...

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Ceremony for Aldi

A ceremonial ribbon-cutting for the new Aldi supermarket takes place Thursday morning. A number of local dignitaries will be on hand for the 9 a.m. event at the new store, 1220 W. Broadway St. The ribbon-cutting also signifies the official public opening of the store, where product sampling and an on-site sweepstakes will be offered.

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