(MPRN-Lansing) A new program to help people with disabilities launched Tuesday. The Mi – ABLE program gives people with disabilities a savings account with benefits like investment and tax incentives. 

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In 1945 the Battle Creek City Commission voted to spend money to pay for installing curb cuts. That allowed veterans recovering at the Army Hospital in Battle Creek to move their wheelchairs through the city’s downtown. 

"The Michigan Department of Education has a mountainous task ahead of it to comply with a federal directive and make its website accessible to people with disabilities." (Detroit Free Press)

Michigan Department of Community Health says it's developing new policies regarding background checks