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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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Meet The California Family That Has Made Health Policy Its Business

Meet The California Family That Has Made Health Policy Its Business

If there's such a thing as the first family of health care, the Lees may be it.Five decades ago, two brothers helped...

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...

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U.S. Authorities Can't Find Hunter Who Killed 'Cecil The Lion'

U.S. Authorities Can't Find Hunter Who Killed 'Cecil The Lion'

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is investigating Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer, but the agency says it has failed so far to track him down.

Help Wanted: The Philippines Needs More Exorcists

Help Wanted: The Philippines Needs More Exorcists

The Office of Exorcism reports an sharp increase in cases over the past decade — more than its five-man team can handle. Warning: It's a high-stress job. The priests...

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,...

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Protesters rally against pipeline under Mackinac Straits

Protesters rally against pipeline under Mackinac Straits

"When oil's flowing under the Mac, what do we do? Stand up, fight back!" The group delivered a letter addressed to...

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