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Michigan utility to launch residential solar energy program

Michigan utility to launch residential solar energy program

Michigan residents interested in solar power as an energy source can soon do so right on their utility bills.That’s...

Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury honors Ford family with birthday gift

Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury honors Ford family with birthday gift

President Gerald R. Ford would have turned 102 on Tuesday.The 38th President of the United States was honored in...

Cost of disparity makes economic case for equity

Cost of disparity makes economic case for equity

A recent report puts a multi-billion dollar price tag on inequality in the state, and calls for action by local leaders.Eric Williams is the executive director of...

State loses appeal over tax break in certain home sales

State loses appeal over tax break in certain home sales

The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled in favor of home sellers in a tax dispute involving property in a market that's...

Michigan gets $5.5 million for health

Michigan gets $5.5 million for health

Michigan has received more than $5.5 million in federal money to help strengthen its health emergency preparedness efforts.The Michigan Department of Health and Human...

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Mexican Photojournalist Found Dead In Country's Capital

Mexican Photojournalist Found Dead In Country's Capital

A Mexican photojournalist, who worked for, among others, the investigative outfit Proceso, has been found dead along with four other people at an apartment in the...

President Obama To Unveil Tough Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases

President Obama To Unveil Tough Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases

Calling it the "biggest, most important step we've ever taken to combat climate change," President Obama said his...

25 Years In Iraq, With No End In Sight

25 Years In Iraq, With No End In Sight

It started so well. When Saddam Hussein's Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1990, the United States swiftly cobbled...

More Plane Debris Washes Up On Réunion Island

More Plane Debris Washes Up On Réunion Island

More debris has washed on shore of the French Island of La Réunion in the Indian Ocean.From Paris, reporter Jake...

Mormons Face A Painful Loss If The Church Severs Boy Scout Ties

Mormons Face A Painful Loss If The Church Severs Boy Scout Ties

The vote by the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on openly gay troop leaders last week was a blow to some...

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Mexican Photojournalist Found Dead In Country's Capital

Mexican Photojournalist Found Dead In Country's Capital

After facing threats, Rubén Espinosa fled to Mexico City seeking refuge. He was found dead along with four other people at an apartment in the capital, which had in...

President Obama To Unveil Tough Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases

President Obama To Unveil Tough Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases

In the final proposal, Obama will unveil measures that are tougher than those in the 2014 draft proposal. The rules seek to curb carbon emissions from power plants by...

25 Years In Iraq, With No End In Sight

25 Years In Iraq, With No End In Sight

Iraq invaded Kuwait on Aug. 2, 1990. The U.S. reversed Saddam Hussein's aggression, but it was just the start of the U.S. military role in Iraq that's spanned four...

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Stepfather of boy charged in killing awaits abuse sentencing

Stepfather of boy charged in killing awaits abuse sentencing

The 38-year-old on Thursday told Kent County Circuit Court that he hit the boy with a belt, leaving marks on the...

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