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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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Calls To Cut Off Planned Parenthood Are Nothing New

Calls To Cut Off Planned Parenthood Are Nothing New

Republican calls to defund Planned Parenthood over its alleged handling of fetal tissue for research are louder than...

Texas Attorney General Turns Himself In On Fraud Charges

Texas Attorney General Turns Himself In On Fraud Charges

Facing securities fraud charges, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton turned himself in at a jail in Collin County, Texas, on Monday morning.

Second American Accused In Illegal Killing Of Lion In Zimbabwe

Second American Accused In Illegal Killing Of Lion In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean wildlife officials have accused a second American of killing a lion during an illegal hunt, this one in April.

Ted Cruz Makes 'Mmm ... Machine-Gun Bacon'

Ted Cruz Makes 'Mmm ... Machine-Gun Bacon'

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Heavy Loads Of Pollen May Shift Flight Plans Of The Bumblebee

Heavy Loads Of Pollen May Shift Flight Plans Of The Bumblebee

Foraging bumblebees can pick up nearly half their weight in pollen before heading home to the hive, research shows. All that weight tucked into hollows on their hind...

Wheelchair Beauty Queen Sings For Toilets

Wheelchair Beauty Queen Sings For Toilets

She's Miss Wheelchair Nigeria and an activist for the disabled. Today, she introduced President Obama as he spoke to young African leaders. But she still faces...

Basketball (And The NBA) Try To Find Fans In South Africa

Basketball (And The NBA) Try To Find Fans In South Africa

Soccer is the national sport. But this was a big weekend for hoops in Johannesburg. Two top local teams faced off and the NBA played its first African exhibition game.

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Wind, rain make a powerful pair as storms hit Michigan

Wind, rain make a powerful pair as storms hit Michigan

Storms carrying strong winds and rain have pummeled Michigan, cutting power, snapping trees and even knocking over...

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