Hazel Park http://michiganradio.org en Racing to the finish line? Michigan's horse racing industry is looking for help http://michiganradio.org/post/racing-finish-line-michigans-horse-racing-industry-looking-help <p>Michigan&rsquo;s horse racing industry is trying once again to convince state lawmakers to make a change that would generate more gambling revenue at the state&rsquo;s four remaining race tracks.</p><p>But getting people in the industry to agree on the solution to save their dwindling sport may be a bigger hurdle to overcome.</p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 14732 at http://michiganradio.org Racing to the finish line? Michigan's horse racing industry is looking for help State reviewing finances of Hazel Park schools http://michiganradio.org/post/state-reviewing-finances-hazel-park-schools <p>Michigan's top educator has ordered a financial review of the Hazel Park schools, a step that could lead to a state takeover of the suburban Detroit district.<br><br><a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20130620/NEWS05/306200127/">The Detroit Free Press says</a> state schools Superintendent Mike Flanagan wrote Hazel Park Superintendent James Meisinger that he's concerned the district's deficit will reach $3.3 million by month's end. That's up from $1.5 million at the end of June 2012.<br><br>A report is due Monday.</p> Sun, 07 Jul 2013 20:48:31 +0000 Associated Press 13408 at http://michiganradio.org