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The Beer Institute releases economic impact study

The Beer Institute releases economic impact study

The American beer industry’s economic impact today is $253 billion.That's roughly 1.5 percent in U.S. Gross Domestic...

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...

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Why 'Pep' The Prison Dog Got Such A Bum Rap

Why 'Pep' The Prison Dog Got Such A Bum Rap

He killed the Pennsylvania governor's wife's cat — or so the story went. As it turns out, the Labrador was sentenced to the grim corridors of Eastern State...

Urban Shootings Are On The Rise, But Officials Fail To Pinpoint A Cause

Urban Shootings Are On The Rise, But Officials Fail To Pinpoint A Cause

Law enforcement officials discussed a recent increase in shootings in several major cities at a meeting in Washington, D.C., on Monday. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to...

Swimmer Katie Ledecky Breaks Her Own Record, Again

Swimmer Katie Ledecky Breaks Her Own Record, Again

The 18-year-old blasted past the world record in the 1,500 freestyle — the one she set Monday, while hardly trying. Host Melissa Block talks to New York Times...

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Mary Free Bed Hospital Foundation Launches Public Campaign

Mary Free Bed Hospital Foundation Launches Public Campaign

Mary Free Bed Hospital today launched its public phase of a capital campaign supporting its 66.4 million dollar...

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