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Capital News Service

Capital News Service is a wire service based out of the Michigan State University School of Journalism. It provides weekly stories to member publications, including daily and weekly papers and online news outlets. Capital News Service is part of MSU’s Spartan Newsroom.

Below is an article that I wrote for Capital News Service. Click any image to read the story on Spartan Newsroom. 

(This story was also picked up for print by Three Rivers Commercial News and The Daily News in Greenville, Michigan)

Inventory, staffing shortages create challenges for Michigan florists during pandemic 

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We talk to the Great Lakes Floral Association and shop owners in Three Rivers, Cheboygan and Holt. 


“We’re all trying to be flexible and all trying to keep our mental health intact while going through a lot of these changes,”


“Even though it’s hard work, we come back every day thinking, ‘today’s a good day, let’s go at it.’” 

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