STD http://michiganradio.org en In this morning's Michigan news headlines. . . http://michiganradio.org/post/mornings-michigan-news-headlines-82 <p><strong>Welfare benefits lost if children miss more than 10 days of school</strong></p><p>"A new policy goes into effect Monday that takes away welfare benefits from families with children who miss more than 10 days of school without an excuse. The policy requires families that apply or re-apply for cash assistance to prove their children don’t have too many unexcused absences," Rick Pluta <a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/post/welfare-benefits-lost-if-children-miss-more-10-days-school">reports.</a></p><p><strong>Liquor license bill passes state House</strong></p><p>"The state house has approved a bill that would let Michigan businesses get a liquor license more quickly. The review process often takes months and in some cases, years. The proposed law would allow a conditional liquor license while a review is under way," Rina Miller <a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/post/quicker-liquor-under-proposed-law">reports. </a></p><p><strong>Law would allow STD treatment of partners without exam </strong></p><p>"A bill in the state House would let doctors prescribe medication to the partner of a patient who's been diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease -- without examining the partner. The law would apply to chlamydia and gonorrhea. More than 50,000 cases of chlamydia and more than 13,000 cases of gonorrhea were reported in Michigan in 2011. Both are highly infectious and can cause serious damage to a woman's reproductive system," Rina Miller <a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/post/law-would-allow-std-treatment-partners-without-medical-exam">reports. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 11:32:51 +0000 Emily Fox 9305 at http://michiganradio.org In this morning's Michigan news headlines. . .