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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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More Previously Uninsured Californians Got Coverage Under Obamacare

More Previously Uninsured Californians Got Coverage Under Obamacare

Just over two-thirds of Californians who did not have health insurance before the Affordable Care Act went into full...

Tonight, Look For A Rare (But Not Quite Blue) Moon

Tonight, Look For A Rare (But Not Quite Blue) Moon

Get ready for a very rare event tonight — a blue moon.But don't expect to see a new hue. A blue moon, at least...

Measuring The Power Of A Prison Education

Measuring The Power Of A Prison Education

The Obama administration Friday is taking a small step toward expanding adult prisoners' access to federal Pell...

WikiLeaks Docs Purport To Show The U.S. Spied On Japan's Government

WikiLeaks Docs Purport To Show The U.S. Spied On Japan's Government

New classified documents released by WikiLeaks purport to show that the United States spied on Japan's government, as well as on Japanese banks and companies...

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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 the lion in Zimbabwe has highlighted big game hunting. Hunters legally kill more than 600 African lions every year. More than half the tourists...

In Report, Justice Accuses St. Louis County Family Court Of Racial Bias

In Report, Justice Accuses St. Louis County Family Court Of Racial Bias

The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division found that the court fails to provide children adequate representation. In addition, it says the court treats black...

More Previously Uninsured Californians Got Coverage Under Obamacare

More Previously Uninsured Californians Got Coverage Under Obamacare

More than two-thirds of Californians who didn't have health insurance before the Affordable Care Act took full effect in 2014 have it now. A Kaiser Family Foundation...

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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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