Adrian http://michiganradio.org en Rail company to keep trying for Toledo link funds http://michiganradio.org/post/rail-company-keep-trying-toledo-link-funds <p>BLISSFIELD, Mich. (AP) - A railroad company in southeastern Michigan's Lenawee County says it will keep pushing for financial help in reestablishing a freight line to Toledo, Ohio.</p><p></p> Sun, 12 Jan 2014 23:17:34 +0000 Associated Press 15986 at http://michiganradio.org Rail company to keep trying for Toledo link funds Crews in Michigan respond to chemical release http://michiganradio.org/post/crews-michigan-respond-chemical-release <p>ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) - Police in southern Michigan say crews are responding to a chemical release and people nearby are being asked to stay in their homes as a precaution.<br><br>No injuries were reported Friday morning in Adrian, about 60 miles southwest of Detroit. Police say there's no immediate threat to the public.</p><p>Police say in a statement that a barrel containing 30 to 35 gallons of nitric acid was letting off gas after reacting with a small amount of sodium hydroxide.<br><br>Roads nearby are closed and the fire department is asking residents and others within one-tenth of a mile of the area to stay where they are. Police say that could last until 1 p.m.<br><br>The Lenawee County hazardous materials team is on the scene along with the county's emergency management office. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 17:15:47 +0000 The Associated Press 11261 at http://michiganradio.org