Local News Roundup: March 27, 2020

Stories from colleagues around the county:

DIY to save a life: WMUK reports a local group is putting their 3D printing hobby to use against the spread of COVID-19.

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Local business grants: regional economic development group Southwest Michigan First urges local businesses to apply for grants of up to $10K, WWMT reports.

Taking two hits: medical marijuana dispensaries have to restrict operations but don’t qualify for stimulus grant money, and need to keep their operations especially clean since their patients often suffer health conditions that make them at-risk for COVID-19, WWMT reports.

“In an epidemic, abuse will not end”: The YWCA is still operating its shelters and support services for women and families escaping domestic violence, MLive reports.

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