Michigan residents should be on the look-out for online scams related to the coronavirus. None have been reported in Michigan yet but state Attorney General Dana Nessel and the Department of Health and Human Services hope a preemptive warning will blunt the impact of any coronavirus scams.
A proposed housing discrimination ordinance in Kalamazoo drew strong feelings at a special Kalamazoo City Commission meeting. The "Fair Chance" proposal would punish landlords who turn away renters with criminal records. It would also ban discrimination against victims of domestic violence or people with housing vouchers.
Kalamazoo's School Board has unanimously picked the person they hope will be the district's next superintendent. Rita Raichoudhuri (pronounced "rye-CHOW-dur-ee") is now the head of early college and career education for the Chicago Public Schools.