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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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Despite High Expectations, Sentencing Reform Proposals Still On Ice

Despite High Expectations, Sentencing Reform Proposals Still On Ice

Advocates and inmates working to reform the criminal justice system will have to wait at least a little longer for...

Arson Attack That Killed Toddler In West Bank Is Called Terrorism

Arson Attack That Killed Toddler In West Bank Is Called Terrorism

An arson attack in the West Bank that killed an 18-month-old boy was being condemned widely on Friday, but the...

New Ebola Vaccine Has '100 Percent' Effectiveness In Early Results

New Ebola Vaccine Has '100 Percent' Effectiveness In Early Results

In a development that could change the way the deadly Ebola disease is fought, researchers have announced promising...

Death Of Beloved Lion Heats Up Criticism Of Big Game Hunting

Death Of Beloved Lion Heats Up Criticism Of Big Game Hunting

The killing of Cecil, a Zimbabwean lion, by a dentist from Minnesota has turned an international spotlight on big game hunting. It's a thriving industry, with more...

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Marine Version Of F-35 Reportedly Deemed 'Combat Ready'

Marine Version Of F-35 Reportedly Deemed 'Combat Ready'

With a total program cost estimated at $400 billion and a per-plane price tag of $135 million, the Joint Strike Fighter program is considered the most expensive in U...

She Owes Her Activism To A Brave Mom, The ADA And Chocolate Cake

She Owes Her Activism To A Brave Mom, The ADA And Chocolate Cake

Born deaf and blind to a refugee mother, Haben Girma has had opportunities in the U.S. she'd never have had in Eritrea. But it was an urge for dessert that led her to...

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Protesters rally against pipeline under Mackinac Straits

Protesters rally against pipeline under Mackinac Straits

"When oil's flowing under the Mac, what do we do? Stand up, fight back!" The group delivered a letter addressed to...

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