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  2. U.S. News & World Report

    Police, Firefighters Rally Over Possible Health Care Changes
    U.S. News & World Report
    Police, Firefighters Rally Over Possible Health Care Changes. Hundreds of police and firefighters have rallied at Michigan's Capitol in a show of force against pending legislation they fear could lead to cuts in retiree benefits. Nov. 29, 2017, at 5:43 ...
    Police, firefighters again clog Capitol to protest planned changes to retiree health careLansing State Journal
    Rallying for their retirement benefitsWILX-TV

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  3. WWMT-TV

    Michigan lawmakers approve legislation to protect police/firefighter...
    LANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - In a marathon late night session, Michigan lawmakers in the House and Senate vote to protect the pensions and healthcare of police and firefighters in the state.It was 2:30 a.m. Thursday, after 17 hours in session, that ...

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  4. Midland Daily News

    Governor signs Stamas firefighter training bills
    Midland Daily News
    "We owe it to all our firefighters that we ensure they receive the training they need to be prepared to meet new and existing challenges as they protect our families. I want to thank Chief (Chris) Coughlin and the Fire Services Coalition for their help ...

  5. CW39

    Man hits firefighter and paramedic, flips off deputies during drunk driving chase in Michigan
    It all started around 2 a.m. Saturday when Brian Cremeans, 25, pulled into a Fowlerville gas station and passed out with his car still running. Some other customers saw what was happening and called for help. By the time fire and emergency crews ...

  6. HollandSentinel.com

    Michigan fire chief celebrates half century as firefighter
    And a search shows a few firefighters around the country have worked a half century, although most city departments have a mandatory retirement. A few years ago, Cochensparger made it a goal to make 50 years. “It was what I was stretching for for a few ...

  7. MLive.com

    Police, Firefighters rally for retiree healthcare benefits at capitol
    LANSING, MI -- Hundreds of police and firefighters gathered at the Michigan capitol Wednesday, urging lawmakers to keep retirement health care benefits for employees of local governments. The legislature is considering changes after the Responsible ...

  8. Petoskey News-Review

    Stamas firefighter training standards bill signed into law
    Petoskey News-Review
    Jim Stamas, R-Midland, attended a bill signing Wednesday on his legislation to update Michigan's firefighter training standards. “Michigan firefighters put their own lives at risk on a daily basis to protect our communities and save lives,” Stamas said ...

  9. The Detroit News

    Police, fire win battle over retirement benefits - Detroit News
    The Detroit News
    Lansing — Firefighter and police officer unions celebrated a victory at the Michigan Capitol on Thursday as Republican legislators scaled back a local government retirement reform package critics feared could slash promised benefits for public workers ...
    Legislature approves bills designed to shore up municipal retiree...Detroit Free Press

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  10. The Peninsula

    Michigan lawmakers advance protections of police and firefighter retirement benefits
    The Peninsula
    Jim Tedder (D-Clarkston) moved on the new legislation as a means of helping local governments avoid financial crises and get retirees promised benefits. “No one wants to take benefits away from our police and fire department personnel. We want to do ...

  11. Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

    Safe Haven Baby Boxes Infant Rescue Michigan City IN - Firefighter...
    Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)
    Indiana firefighter Monica Kelsey, who was abandoned as an infant, is the founder of Safe Haven Baby Boxes.

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