Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT
COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. (AP) — A woman who says a Jimmy John’s sandwich damaged her ability to speak has failed to persuade the Michigan appeals court to reinstate her lawsuit. Lindsey Bresnahan didn’t want Dijon mustard on her sandwich, but the mustard was mistakenly used. Bresnahan believes she’s allergic to horseradish in the mustard. The impact was severe: She had to undergo speech therapy to regain use of her voice. But the appeals court says employees weren’t told she was allergic and her reaction was “not foreseeable.”
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says the Benton Harbor school board’s surprise decision to reject a tentative plan to potentially avoid the closure of the district’s main high school is a “setback.” Whitmer spokeswoman Tiffany Brown said Wednesday that board members have sent a “troubling signal” to parents that they are “unwilling to negotiate in good faith” to address the district’s academic and financial challenges. Board members could not immediately be reached for comment.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Requirements for businesses that plan to sell marijuana to adults 21 and older are expected to be clearer under emergency rules released by the agency that regulates the selling and growing of pot in Michigan. Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency plans to start taking business applications Nov. 1. Under the rules issued Wednesday, there are no capitalization requirements and license holders can apply for temporary licenses for events.
DETROIT (AP) — The remains of unidentified Detroit homicide victims are being exhumed from area cemeteries over the next few months as police and other agencies use new technologies and DNA to try and identify them. Operation UNITED (Unknown Names Identified Through Exhumation and DNA) will focus on victims dating back to 1959 with no DNA on file. Detroit police say DNA collected from the remains will be sent to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System where it will be processed