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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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Moving More or Eating Less?

Moving More or Eating Less?

Today Dr. Chet talks about what's more important: moving more or eating less. Aired: 07/26/15

Spectrum Health Beat

Spectrum Health Beat

Brand Journalism is a new trend in health care communications – one which Spectrum Health is leading with its daily,...

As Twitter Flirts With Hearts, Will You Miss The Stars?

As Twitter Flirts With Hearts, Will You Miss The Stars?

Some Twitter users pulled up their feed Tuesday and saw changes involving the reply, retweet and "fav" buttons.The main change — which many Android users got to see a...

Arizona Cardinals Hire Female Coach For Training Camp And Preseason

Arizona Cardinals Hire Female Coach For Training Camp And Preseason

Jen Welter, an athlete and sports psychologist, will become an NFL coach in what is believed to be a first. The...

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Me-Tea-Morphosis: Tea Bags Get Second Life As Works Of Art

Me-Tea-Morphosis: Tea Bags Get Second Life As Works Of Art

Artists are reinventing the humble tea bag, letting its contents and simple shape and color shine in beautiful, fragile art. Some are even farming out the tea...

NFL's Goodell Confirms Tom Brady's 4-Game Suspension

NFL's Goodell Confirms Tom Brady's 4-Game Suspension

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady supported "the actions of other team employees to deflate game footballs" below required levels, NFL Commissioner Roger...

Beyond Brothels: Farms And Fisheries Are Frontier Of Human Trafficking

Beyond Brothels: Farms And Fisheries Are Frontier Of Human Trafficking

The State Department's annual human trafficking report this year gives special attention to slavery in agriculture and fishing. Human rights advocates say there's...

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With new bump, Minnesota ushers in region's top minimum wage

With new bump, Minnesota ushers in region's top minimum wage

The dollar-per-hour bump taking effect Saturday for some 288,000 of Minnesota's lowest-paid workers is the second of...

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