GMA poll nominates the Sleeping Bear Dunes as most beautiful place in America.
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The funding is part of $12.5 million for 29 projects in 20 states to improve access to national parks, forests and wildlife refuges.U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the projects Monday.
The section of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Heritage Trail getting the work connects Glen Arbor north to the Port Oneida Rural Historic District, northwest of Traverse City.When completed, the trail will be just over 14 miles long.
The funds are provided through the Federal Transit Administration's Paul S. Sarbanes Transit in Parks program, which awarded $40.8 million for similar projects in January 2012.
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Eastbound I-94 is closed in Pittsfield Township because of a fatal car accident.
The 22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is finishing up in downtown Detroit.