Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A newly released analysis says a federal Great Lakes cleanup program is good for the region’s economy. The study says every dollar spent on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative during its first seven years will generate an additional $3.35 of economic activity through the year 2036. It was based on research at the University of Michigan and case studies from a number of cities in the eight-state region.

MANISTEE COUNTY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan construction worker was killed and another injured when they were struck by a car in a construction zone on U.S. 31 in Manistee County. Manistee County sheriff’s deputies say a 20-year-old worker of Pentwater was standing off road with a 23-year-old worker from Ludington when the car struck them. The 20-year-old was killed. According to authorities, witnesses said the vehicle was traveling at a high speed when it crossed the center line, left the road and struck the workers.

DETROIT (AP) — The Downtown Detroit Partnership is expected to give updates on more than 20 development projects in the pipeline, under construction or recently completed in the downtown area. The organization’s annual Fall Stakeholder meeting is scheduled Thursday afternoon at the Westin Book Cadillac. Detroit Economic Growth Corp. Chief Executive Kevin Johnson also will talk about the future of his organization and its economic development strategy.

HILLSDALE, Mich. (AP) — A southern Michigan courtroom will be turned into a theater for a performance of “Anatomy of a Murder,” a play inspired by a 1952 murder case in the Upper Peninsula. “Anatomy of a Murder” will be performed on Oct. 17 in the courtroom that was formerly used by Hillsdale County Judge Charles Arch Sr. There’s a local connection. In 1952, Arch traveled to Marquette to fill in for a judge and hear the murder case. The play is being performed by The Sauk, a community theater group.