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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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Testing By AP Finds Water At 2016 Olympic Sites 'Rife With Human Sewage'

Testing By AP Finds Water At 2016 Olympic Sites 'Rife With Human Sewage'

It's no secret that the water at some of the 2016 Olympic venues in Rio de Janeiro has some problems.NPR's Lourdes...

Egypt Postpones Verdict In Trial Of Al Jazeera Journalists

Egypt Postpones Verdict In Trial Of Al Jazeera Journalists

A court in Egypt has delayed reading the verdict in the retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists accused of aiding a...

You Say Striped Bass, I Say Rockfish. What's In A Fish Name?

You Say Striped Bass, I Say Rockfish. What's In A Fish Name?

Order a rockfish at a restaurant in Maryland, and you'll likely get a striped bass. Place the same order in...

At One Juvenile Hall, Too Few Staff Has A Big Impact

At One Juvenile Hall, Too Few Staff Has A Big Impact

Across the country, there are efforts to close outdated and dangerous juvenile detention centers. But even in places...

Close Listening: How Sound Reveals The Invisible

Close Listening: How Sound Reveals The Invisible

Over the years, scientists have mostly interpreted the world through what they can see. But in the last few decades,...

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'Top Gear' Team Signs Deal With Amazon; New Car Show Set For 2016

'Top Gear' Team Signs Deal With Amazon; New Car Show Set For 2016

The trio left the BBC under a cloud, after Jeremy Clarkson's contract was not renewed because of a physical and verbal attack on a show producer.

Testing By AP Finds Water At 2016 Olympic Sites 'Rife With Human Sewage'

Testing By AP Finds Water At 2016 Olympic Sites 'Rife With Human Sewage'

The AP commissioned tests over a five-month period. Experts who reviewed the results found that not a single venue is fit for swimming or even boating.

You Say Striped Bass, I Say Rockfish. What's In A Fish Name?

You Say Striped Bass, I Say Rockfish. What's In A Fish Name?

Legally, a single fish species can go by many names from sea to plate, and different fish can go by the same name. An environmental group says that hampers efforts to...

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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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