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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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One Of The World's Most Famous Free Divers Is Missing Near Ibiza

One Of The World's Most Famous Free Divers Is Missing Near Ibiza

One of the world's most prominent free divers is missing off the coast of an island called Formentera, near Ibiza...

For Some States, New Emissions Rules Will Force A Power Shift

For Some States, New Emissions Rules Will Force A Power Shift

Almost as soon as it was unveiled, opponents were lining up to oppose President Obama's new plan to limit carbon...

Who's In, Who's Out: Selection Day For The GOP Presidential Debate

Who's In, Who's Out: Selection Day For The GOP Presidential Debate

This post was updated at 7:15 p.m. The final polls are in and the stage is set for Thursday night's first Republican...

The Soy Car Seat: Are Companies Doing Enough For The Environment?

The Soy Car Seat: Are Companies Doing Enough For The Environment?

It's earnings season on Wall Street, and investors are again looking to quarterly reports to gauge the health of...

Grandparents Step In When Parents Get Hooked On Opiates

Grandparents Step In When Parents Get Hooked On Opiates

Copyright 2015 WFCR-FM. To see more, visit http://www.nepr.net/.Transcript MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: We start this hour...

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One Of The World's Most Famous Free Divers Is Missing Near Ibiza

One Of The World's Most Famous Free Divers Is Missing Near Ibiza

Natalia Molchanova took a recreational dive on Sunday, didn't come back up and is feared dead. Free divers hold their breath until they surface for air, instead of...

Who's In, Who's Out: Selection Day For The GOP Presidential Debate

Who's In, Who's Out: Selection Day For The GOP Presidential Debate

Donald Trump is on top, followed by Jeb Bush and Scott Walker. Chris Christie and John Kasich barely make it in, while Rick Perry misses the cutoff for the main...

The Soy Car Seat: Are Companies Doing Enough For The Environment?

The Soy Car Seat: Are Companies Doing Enough For The Environment?

Corporate sustainability reports help measure firms' ecological footprints. Ford, for example, touts renewable materials in its cars. But some environmentalists say...

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Mary Free Bed Hospital Foundation Launches Public Campaign

Mary Free Bed Hospital Foundation Launches Public Campaign

Mary Free Bed Hospital today launched its public phase of a capital campaign supporting its 66.4 million dollar...

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