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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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Obama Orders Development Of Supercomputer To Rival China's 'Milky Way'

Obama Orders Development Of Supercomputer To Rival China's 'Milky Way'

President Obama has ordered the development of a supercomputer that is some 20 times faster than the world's current...

3 U.Va. Graduates Sue 'Rolling Stone,' Reporter Over Rape Article

3 U.Va. Graduates Sue 'Rolling Stone,' Reporter Over Rape Article

Saying that an article on campus rape that was later retracted hurt their reputations and subjected them to needless...

Justice Dept. Hires Compliance Expert In Fight Against Corporate Crime

Justice Dept. Hires Compliance Expert In Fight Against Corporate Crime

Justice Department lawyers who prosecute errant corporations and executives are bringing in a new member to the team — a full-time expert in compliance programs...

How A Beauty Queen With Diabetes Found Her 'Sugar Linings'

How A Beauty Queen With Diabetes Found Her 'Sugar Linings'

Last July, a photo changed Sierra Sandison's life. She went onstage in the Miss Idaho pageant with an insulin pump...

What Botswana's Teen Girls Learn In 'Sugar Daddy' Class

What Botswana's Teen Girls Learn In 'Sugar Daddy' Class

Chilo Ketlhoafetse struts around an eighth-grade classroom like the coolest guy in Botswana, warming the students up...

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Obama Orders Development Of Supercomputer To Rival China's 'Milky Way'

Obama Orders Development Of Supercomputer To Rival China's 'Milky Way'

It is hoped that the new supercomputer, expected to go online by 2025, would be the first to "exascale" machine — some 20 times faster than today's fastest machine.

Justice Dept. Hires Compliance Expert In Fight Against Corporate Crime

Justice Dept. Hires Compliance Expert In Fight Against Corporate Crime

The department says the new expert will play a big role in determining whether businesses targeted for prosecution have engaged in systemic misconduct or whether the...

3 U.Va. Graduates Sue 'Rolling Stone,' Reporter Over Rape Article

3 U.Va. Graduates Sue 'Rolling Stone,' Reporter Over Rape Article

News of the lawsuit by former Phi Kappa Psi members comes along with word that Rolling Stone's managing editor, Will Dana, has resigned.

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Michigan warns of wildfire danger because of heat, dryness

Michigan warns of wildfire danger because of heat, dryness

Michigan authorities say there's a growing danger of wildfires because of hot weather and a lack of rain in many...

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