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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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After Hope For Early Release, Prisoners' Applications Stuck In Limbo

After Hope For Early Release, Prisoners' Applications Stuck In Limbo

It took a while for Dana Bowerman's long prison sentence to sink in.Bowerman is a onetime honor student and...

During Pool Season, Even Lifeguard Numbers Are Taking A Dive

During Pool Season, Even Lifeguard Numbers Are Taking A Dive

A teenager locking down a summer job as a lifeguard used to be a big deal.But this summer, several parks and...

Imprisoned Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard To Be Released In November

Imprisoned Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard To Be Released In November

Jonathan Pollard, who has served almost 30 years in prison after being convicted of espionage, will be granted...

Human Error Caused Virgin Galactic Crash, Investigators Say

Human Error Caused Virgin Galactic Crash, Investigators Say

The crash of a Virgin Galactic spaceship last fall in California's Mojave Desert was caused by pilot error and...

Fr. Patrick Collins

Fr. Patrick Collins

Father Patrick Collins returns to Common Threads for a conversation on Pope Francis.Father Collins has been a Roman Catholic priest for more than 50 years. He is a...

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During Pool Season, Even Lifeguard Numbers Are Taking A Dive

During Pool Season, Even Lifeguard Numbers Are Taking A Dive

This summer, even the most crowded pools are struggling to hire enough lifeguards, and are cutting hours as a result. In a rebounding economy, teens are opting for...

After Hope For Early Release, Prisoners' Applications Stuck In Limbo

After Hope For Early Release, Prisoners' Applications Stuck In Limbo

The Obama administration offered help to non-violent offenders like Dana Bowerman, but more than half the applications sent to the Clemency Project 2014 have not been...

Imprisoned Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard To Be Released In November

Imprisoned Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard To Be Released In November

The former civilian Navy analyst was arrested in 1985 and received a life sentence for passing classified information to Israel. He has served nearly 30 years.

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City Council OKs land swap with Ambassador Bridge owners

City Council OKs land swap with Ambassador Bridge owners

The Detroit City Council has approved a land swap between the city and the owners of the Ambassador Bridge...

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