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Across the country, there are efforts to close outdated and dangerous juvenile detention centers.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

In The West Bank, A Rough Start Doesn't Deter New Arab TV Channel

In The West Bank, A Rough Start Doesn't Deter New Arab TV Channel

One out of every five people in Israel is Arab. But Israeli TV only sets aside a few hours a week for Arabic...

#TheEmptyChair Amplifies Conversation About Sexual Assault

#TheEmptyChair Amplifies Conversation About Sexual Assault

The cover story of this week's New York magazine is getting a lot of attention.It features 35 women seated in chairs...

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#TheEmptyChair Amplifies Conversation About Sexual Assault

#TheEmptyChair Amplifies Conversation About Sexual Assault

A provocative New York magazine cover featuring a photo of 35 women who accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault is the latest in a growing movement of survivors publicly...

In The West Bank, A Rough Start Doesn't Deter New Arab TV Channel

In The West Bank, A Rough Start Doesn't Deter New Arab TV Channel

Worried about West Bank Palestinian influence on Arab citizens of Israel, the Israeli government has shut down an Arab TV station that bridges the two groups.

Through Doubt And Dark Times, Joss Stone Lets Her Voice Light The Way

Through Doubt And Dark Times, Joss Stone Lets Her Voice Light The Way

The British soul singer, whose new album Water for Your Soul is out July 31, is known for her big voice. But since she began performing at age 14, she's also learned...

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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 due to hot weather and a lack of rain in many parts...

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