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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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Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare. Your Patients Are Getting Healthier

Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare. Your Patients Are Getting Healthier

Here's a bit of good news for Medicare, the popular government program that's turning 50 this week. Older Americans...

Obama Asks African Countries To Create Jobs, Foster Democracy

Obama Asks African Countries To Create Jobs, Foster Democracy

President Obama capped a five-day trip to Kenya and Ethiopia by becoming the first sitting American president to...

Twitter Takes Down Unoriginal Jokes, But All Of Yours Are Probably Safe

Twitter Takes Down Unoriginal Jokes, But All Of Yours Are Probably Safe

Twitter has started taking down jokes for copyright infringement. The removals were first spotted by @PlagiarismBad, which traced the takedown notices to Olga Lexell,...

NATO Says It Stands With Turkey In Fight Against ISIS

NATO Says It Stands With Turkey In Fight Against ISIS

During a meeting with all 27 members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on Tuesday, Turkey said it wanted to...

Rehab Before Cancer Treatment Can Help Patients Bounce Back

Rehab Before Cancer Treatment Can Help Patients Bounce Back

Cancer patients who do rehabilitation before they begin treatment may recover more quickly from surgery...

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Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare. Your Patients Are Getting Healthier

Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare. Your Patients Are Getting Healthier

The past 15 years have seen a drop in deaths and hospitalizations among Medicare patients — people 65 and older. Teasing out why is tricky, but it seems a good trend...

Twitter Takes Down Unoriginal Jokes, But All Of Yours Are Probably Safe

Twitter Takes Down Unoriginal Jokes, But All Of Yours Are Probably Safe

A freelance writer got the company to take down several unauthorized uses of her humor by what she says are robot accounts, but legal scholars say proving copyright...

Obama Asks African Countries To Create Jobs, Foster Democracy

Obama Asks African Countries To Create Jobs, Foster Democracy

President Obama was the first sitting American president to address the African Union. The speech capped a five-day trip to Kenya and Ethiopia.

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With new bump, Minnesota ushers in region's top minimum wage

With new bump, Minnesota ushers in region's top minimum wage

The dollar-per-hour bump taking effect Saturday for some 288,000 of Minnesota's lowest-paid workers is the second of...

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