Unemployment benefits extension passed in Michigan House

LANSING, MI – State lawmakers have struck a deal with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on unemployment benefits reform.

The Michigan House voted 101-0 after midnight during its Wednesday, Oct. 14 session to approve Senate bills 886 and 911, which closely mirror Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-76. The legislation would put temporary pandemic measures in place for Michigan’s unemployment system until the end of the year.

The Senate unanimously passed both bills with technical language substitutes later Wednesday morning. Negotiations between Whitmer, the House and the Senate started Tuesday, Oct. 13 and lasted into the wee hours of the next morning.

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After the Michigan Supreme Court struck down Whitmer’s emergency powers, she charged the legislature with ensuring unemployment benefits remain in place. An issue that held up negotiations between Whitmer, the House and Senate involved the unemployment bills being tie-barred to a package on COVID-19 lawsuit liability.

House bills 6030, 6031, 6032 and 6101 provide lawsuit standards for COVID-19 exposure for businesses, employees and people visiting said businesses. Whitmer has previously called the package “a solution in search of a problem.”

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Both sides dropped the tie-bar requirement, and both sets of legislation were approved separately.

The deal is “great news for working families and small businesses,” tweeted Speaker of the House Rep. Lee Chatfield, R-Levering.

“We have a deal on unemployment benefits and liability reform,” he said via Twitter. “The tie bar is no longer necessary, because we found common ground.”

The COVID-19 liability package passed in the Michigan Senate, some with bipartisan support and some on partisan lines.

State Sen. Ken Horn, R-Frankenmuth, sponsored the Senate bills and said Tuesday afternoon that he was optimistic the Governor would sign both, as both his and her staffs worked together during bill review.

“They (were) tie-barred because together they bring great balance in protecting both employees and employers, both public and private sector,” Horn told MLive.

Horn had previously said Whitmer should stop making “snarky, condescending speeches about us not working with her” and work with Republican lawmakers.

Just like Whitmer’s executive order, Senate Bill 866 extends the maximum unemployment benefit period from 20 weeks to 26 weeks, doesn’t make employers pay for benefits when someone is laid off due to COVID-19, allows employers to use the work-share program even if not normally eligible and allows people to receive benefits while taking time off work for a COVID-19-related cause.

Also, all benefits paid out during the pandemic are deemed valid, except in fraud cases.

The bill doesn’t mention waiving the requirement for people to actively search for work – like the executive order did – meaning recipients may need to prove they’re looking for a job to get paid, if the bill is passed as is.

Another excluded piece: It doesn’t include the provision from the executive order that makes the agency only look at a person’s most

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‘Crayola’ house on Lake Michigan hits the market at $1.175M

You just might be drawn to this listing.

A Wisconsin home that’s been nicknamed the “Crayola House” by architects for its crayon-colored facade, which is accented with bright yellow, red and green, is on the market for a cool $1.175 million.

The "Crayola" house is for sale for $1.175 million 

The “Crayola” house is for sale for $1.175 million 
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The five-bedroom, 4,400-square-foot home, which sits on Lake Michigan and is located just an hour from Milwaukee, was designed by architect Margaret McCurry in 2005. Its nickname was derived from its sunny exterior and colorful windows, though it has no affiliation with crayon company Crayola.

The five-bedroom, 4,400 square-foot-home was designed by Margaret McCurry in 2005. 

The five-bedroom, 4,400 square-foot-home was designed by Margaret McCurry in 2005. 
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The home, listed by Mahler Sotheby’s International Realty, boasts lake-front views from every angle, as well as floor-to-ceiling windows, vaulted ceilings and concrete floors on the main level. There’s also a dedicated sunroom, a chef’s kitchen and two family rooms.

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The upstairs features a master suite and master bath with dual balconies and four additional bedrooms.

Inside, the chef's kitchen features floor-to-ceiling windows.

Inside, the chef’s kitchen features floor-to-ceiling windows.
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“The house isn’t afraid to be itself – it allows you to have fun and be playful,” Paul Handle, managing director at Mahler Sotheby’s International Realty, told Fox News on Tuesday.

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“People call it the Lego house or the clown house. It’s really postmodern. It’s what we saw in the late ’80s and early ’90s with bright colors and atypical shapes,” Handle added.

The property boasts lake-front views of Lake Michigan. 

The property boasts lake-front views of Lake Michigan. 
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The previous homeowners, Judith Bentley and her husband Paul Bentley, purchased the three-acre plot of land in Lake Michigan in 1999 and paid $1.2 million to build the home with some help from McCurry, Bloomberg reported.

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Man killed in dispute over line at Michigan haunted house

PONTIAC, Mich. — A dispute over cutting in line led to a fatal shooting outside a popular haunted house in southeastern Michigan, police said.

Investigators were looking for a suspect Monday after the early Sunday shooting at Erebus in Pontiac. The victim was a 29-year-old man from Detroit.

“The victim and his girlfriend had been waiting in line to enter Erebus Haunted House when a male subject in line ahead of them would not move,” the Oakland County sheriff’s office said.

“The victim and the suspect exchanged words as the suspect thought the victim had cut in line ahead of him,” the sheriff’s office said.

Both men went to their vehicles and shots were heard. The victim was struck in the side, neck and chest, the sheriff’s office said, and a witness reported that a blue sedan fled the scene at high speed.

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Police seek help finding suspect in homicide outside Michigan haunted house

PONTIAC, MI – Police have asked for the public’s help finding a suspect in a fatal shooting that occurred in a parking lot outside the Erebus Haunted Attraction in Pontiac early Sunday morning.

Deputies with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and STAT EMS responded shortly after 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 27 to the popular haunted house, 18 South Perry St., for a shooting report.

The caller said the victim, a 29-year-old Detroit man, was laying on the ground in a nearby parking lot, per a statement issued by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim and his girlfriend had been waiting in line to enter the haunted house when a man in line ahead of them would not move.

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The victim and the suspect — described as a man standing 6-foot tall and wearing an orange hooded sweatshirt and jeans — exchanged words as the suspect thought the victim had cut in line ahead of him.

The victim told his girlfriend he was going to his vehicle, police said. The suspect and the victim then went separately to the parking lot.

That’s when witnesses told police they heard shots fired. The victim, whose name has not been released, was shot in the side, neck, and chest.

He was transported to McLaren Oakland hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

A witness reported a blue sedan fled the scene at a high rate of speed after the shooting.

Anyone with information about the fatal shooting is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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N.J.’s top RB Audric Estime picks Michigan State | 3rd Garden State player to join Spartans’ 2021 class

New Jersey’s top running back Audric Estime is a Michigan State Spartan after committing to Mel Tucker this weekend. A 6-1, 225-pound pound senior at St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, N.J.), Estime has received over 25 offers, and is a big bruising throwback runner with burst. Although in-state Rutgers had built-in recruiting advantages, Estime will take his talents to East Lansing following a summer trek to the school.

“A lot of time went into this decision. I had a lot to think about. Me, my family, my coaches and friends,” Estime told NJ Advance Media Sunday. “After all that, we thought that Michigan State would put me in the best position to fulfill my dreams and goals. And they had the best academic program, too.”

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Estime has long been rumored a Michigan State lean, but when did he actually know he’d pick the school?

“I think I knew a couple days ago, I want to say about Tuesday,” Estime said. “I just woke up and was like, ‘Yeah, I’m ready. I want to be my own man. I’m locked in. I’m going to make it happen.’”

Rutgers was initially branded the team to beat with former head coach Augie Hoffmann now coaching running backs at the school. But Estime’s been on the Spartans’ trajectory since an unofficial visit to East Lansing in July, where he was joined by teammate and fellow four-star Geno VanDeMark.

The players weren’t hosted by coaches (due to the recruiting dead period), but were provided an itinerary which included specific stops they were to make while calling certain coaches at predetermined times to interact virtually. I like to call them Coronavirus age unofficial visits, which circumvent restrictions put in place to keep recruits off campus, but don’t technically break any rules.

“Honestly, that visit my eyes opened up even more,” Estime said. “I said to myself I could see myself playing in this stadium and living in this town. That’s when things started to heat up a little bit.”

But that didn’t make breaking the news to his former head coach any less hard.

“It was super-hard telling (Hoffmann) I won’t be teaming up with him again,” Estime said. “I don’t like to break the hearts of people I love. So it was hard for me and it was definitely hard for him.”

Hence, Hoffmann will likely continue to have a relationship with Estime despite his choice. But Rutgers wasn’t the only school Estime had trouble saying no to.

“So was the University of Iowa,” he said.

But, is the door to his recruitment 100 percent closed?

“I’ll still talk to some schools here and there,” he said. “But, as of right now, I’m locked in (with Michigan State) 100 percent,” he said.

And it all began with a visit.

“The week after that when I was talking with my family about it, I would say

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Pet owners could talk to their vets about CBD, marijuana products under Michigan House-passed bill

Products promising to alleviate a beloved pet’s pain with CBD oil or THC have long been available to consumers – but Michigan veterinarians are currently operating in a legal gray area when talking about those products with pet owners.

Many Michigan lawmakers are hoping to change that. This week, a bill that would let veterinarians consult with pet owners about the use of marijuana or industrial hemp products for their animals passed the Michigan House unanimously.

Rep. Greg Markkanen, R-Houghton, sponsored the bill after learning from veterinarians in his district that while clients often have questions about how products containing CBD or THC could affect their pet’s health, state law doesn’t explicitly allow veterinarians to discuss the pros and cons of the products with pet owners.

Veterinarians also aren’t technically allowed to initiate discussions about whether a pet has been exposed to marijuana – which experts say can pose problems for treating animals, as THC can interact with other medications or cause medical issues in the event of an accidental overdose.

“We must make sure our veterinarians are able to have open and honest conversations with people about using products containing CBD oil and marijuana to care for their pets,” Markkanen said in a statement following the passage of his bill.

In January, the House Agriculture Committee heard from veterinarians that the law could help lead to better information and research about appropriate uses and side effects for animals, and also help pet owners get trusted medical advice on the products instead of having to research it on the internet.

“Without the correction, it holds our hands behind our backs in properly advocating what would be proper for their pet,” Dr. Kellie Holmstrom, a Marquette veterinarian who helped inspire the legislation, previously told lawmakers.

Michigan has allowed medicinal marijuana use since 2008, and hemp and recreational marijuana were legalized in 2018. CBD, or cannabidiol, is a hemp-derived extract that can be added to oils and lotions and is used as a natural remedy for anxiety, insomnia, depression and pain.

Sales of CBD pet products have increased rapidly throughout the country, increasing from $8 million in 2017 to $32 million in 2018, according to the Brightfield Group. The firm estimates the CBD pet market could reach $1.16 billion nationwide by 2022.

The legislation, House Bill 5085, is now before the Michigan Senate. It would need to pass the Senate and be signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to become law.

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Miller Lite turned a Michigan lake house into a ‘groovy’ pad decorated like it’s 1975

MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI — There’s no other way to say it, 2020 is a bit of a downer.

Fortunately, Miller Lite has provided an opportunity for a weekend escape to 1975 through its Miller Timeshare, a Midwest pad dripping with 70s décor. Miller Lite was introduced nationally in 1975.

The property, which could be rented exclusively on Hotels.com for $96 per night, is located in Muskegon County on Mona Lake.

“End of summer travel looks a little different this year,” said Courtney Dugan, director of activation for Miller Lite. “But it’s still time for Miller Time, so Miller Lite created the Miller Timeshare, a groovy space for a small group to get together, put on a record, crack open some beers, and escape 2020 for a couple days.”

Miller Lite took what once was an everyday lake house and completely overhauled to take people back in time to 1975. The Miller Timeshare is complete with mod furniture, a bomb avocado-colored kitchen, groovy shag carpets, nifty house plants and funky wood paneling.

The pad also features a stellar game room with a pinball machine, old school record player and throwback ’70s board games. The Wi-Fi is also cut “because Instagram can wait, authentic connections can’t.”

Unfortunately, rentals for the timeshare sold out very quickly when they became available on Friday morning. However, you can see some photos below.

Miller Lite Timeshare

The groovy master bedroom features funky patterns and a retro mini bar complete with Miller Lite and old school snacks.Miller Lite

Miller Lite Timeshare

The party doesn’t stop indoors… your crew can hit the patio for some fresh air and fireside hangs.Miller Lite

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The kitchenMiller Lite

Miller Lite Timeshare

Mona LakeMiller Lite

Miller Lite Timeshare

1970s decor in the Miller Lite TimeshareMiller Lite

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