September 2008
Lt. Governor John Cherry Announces 41 Schools Will Receive "Safe Routes to School" Funding for Safety Improvements and Programs LANSING - Lt. Governor John D. Cherry, Jr. today announced that 41 Michigan elementary and middle schools in 10 counties will receive more than $8.7 million in federal "Safe Routes to School" funding. The schools will implement safety improvements and education programs aimed at encouraging healthy lifestyles and improve opportunities for students to travel safely between home and school. Eight of the cities with schools receiving the grants are Cities of Promise.
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Flags to be Flown Half-Staff Monday for Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason R. FreiwaldGovernor Granholm ordered United Stated Flags lowered in honor of Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason R. Freiwald of Armada who died September 12 in Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom; Officer Freiwald will be buried Monday in Arlington National Cemetery
Governor's Radio Address Reminds Citizens to Register to Vote

In her weekly radio address, Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today reminded citizens not to miss the October 6 deadline to register to vote in what may be the most important election of our lifetime.

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