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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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Md. Governor Orders Closure Of 'Deplorable' Baltimore City Jail

Md. Governor Orders Closure Of 'Deplorable' Baltimore City Jail

Gov. Larry Hogan says he has ordered the immediate closure of the Baltimore City Detention Center, which a federal...

Coffee Art: When A Spill Turns Into A Masterpiece

Coffee Art: When A Spill Turns Into A Masterpiece

Ever splashed yourself with coffee or sat a dripping cup down on a white tablecloth? Then you're well aware of the...

#TBT: 40 Years After Jimmy Hoffa's Disappearance, His Legend Lives On

#TBT: 40 Years After Jimmy Hoffa's Disappearance, His Legend Lives On

In the summer of 1975 Teamsters President James Riddle Hoffa — Jimmy Hoffa — was already a legendary figure in both...

Experts: Flight MH370 Debris Could Have Reached Western Indian Ocean

Experts: Flight MH370 Debris Could Have Reached Western Indian Ocean

An expert in ocean circulation tells NPR's Geoff Brumfiel that it is "highly likely" that currents in the Indian...

Scientists Urge Ban On Salamander Imports To U.S. To Keep Fungus At Bay

Scientists Urge Ban On Salamander Imports To U.S. To Keep Fungus At Bay

Scientists are calling for an immediate ban on live salamander imports in the U.S. to try to prevent the spread of a...

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Meet The California Family That Has Made Health Policy Its Business

Meet The California Family That Has Made Health Policy Its Business

On Medicare's 50th birthday, two brothers who helped get it off the ground tell their stories. A younger member of the Lee family is at the helm of Covered California,...

Experts: Flight MH370 Debris Could Have Reached Western Indian Ocean

Experts: Flight MH370 Debris Could Have Reached Western Indian Ocean

A scientist who studies ocean circulation patterns tells NPR that it's "highly likely" that floating wreckage from the airliner could have reached the island of...

#TBT: 40 Years After Jimmy Hoffa's Disappearance, His Legend Lives On

#TBT: 40 Years After Jimmy Hoffa's Disappearance, His Legend Lives On

Forty years ago today, Hoffa pulled into a restaurant parking lot and was never heard from again. His story is one of union devotion, fraud and fierce political battles.

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Michigan warns of wildfire danger because of heat, dryness

Michigan warns of wildfire danger because of heat, dryness

Michigan authorities say there's a growing danger of wildfires because of hot weather and a lack of rain in many...

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