McLaren plans to acquire CareSource MI

FLINT — McLaren Health Plan has announced it has reached an agreement to purchase CareSource Michigan, a 34,500- member Medicaid health maintenance organization (HMO) based in Lansing, and operated by CareSource, the nation’s second largest Medicaid managed health care plan, headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation must review and approve the proposed transaction before […]

Hockey tourney raises money, food donations

BURTON— For the second year in a row, the annual high school hockey alumni tournament hit the ice this past Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Burton’s Ice Mountain Arena. Eightthousand spectators poured into the two-rink facility over the course of the tournament, which helped the tournament organizers raise more than $1,500, as well as 2,000 boxes of cereal, in an […]

In brief

BNI offers referral system SWARTZ CREEK — BNI (Business Network International) will help you find a structured way to go after the business you want. BNI is a referral organization that helps you gain qualified referrals for your business. There are thousands of BNI chapters all over the world, all following the same successful model — because it works. Each […]

Auto Insider Newsbriefs

Dodge Dart ‘A Groundbreaking Car’ The 2013 Dodge Dart, say Chrysler officials, leverages the world-class architecture and DNA of Alfa Romeo and then infuses it with Dodge passion and design. “The all-new Dodge Dart is a groundbreaking car, offering features and benefits never before found in a compact car,” said Reid Bigland, president and CEO, Dodge Brand. “With class-leading style, […]

The VIEW from here

Taking one for the team

There’s this misconception girls are harder to go shopping with than boys. I feel that I am pretty simple to shop with — I go in, find what I came to the store to get and then get back out. Simple. I’ve discovered, however, my son, Sam, isn’t as easy to go shopping with. It’s not that he likes to […]

Genesee County honors Autism Awareness Month

GENESEE COUNTY — Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), or simply autism, is a group of neurological developmental disabilities that can cause a number of challenges for the children and individuals it affects, with marked social, communication and behavioral issues. Research indicates that more children will be diagnosed with autism this year than cancer, diabetes and AIDS combined. Autism is the fastest […]