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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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Did Beijing's Olympics Song Lift Parts Of 'Let It Go'?

Did Beijing's Olympics Song Lift Parts Of 'Let It Go'?

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In The Fight Against Tsetse Flies, Blue Is The New Black

In The Fight Against Tsetse Flies, Blue Is The New Black

Walk along one of the many streams and rivers in the West Nile region of Uganda, and you'll notice something funny...

Circus Tent Collapse Kills 2 During Storm In New Hampshire

Circus Tent Collapse Kills 2 During Storm In New Hampshire

A man and a girl were killed while watching a traveling circus show Monday evening, after a strong storm dislodged...

Play Hard, Live Free: Where Wild Play Still Rules

Play Hard, Live Free: Where Wild Play Still Rules

Braden Swenson wanders into a semi-rickety wooden shed on his search for gold, treasure and riches.

So You Flunked A Racism Test. Now What?

So You Flunked A Racism Test. Now What?

You're probably at least a little bit racist and sexist and homophobic. Most of us are.Before you get all indignant,...

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Did Beijing's Olympics Song Lift Parts Of 'Let It Go'?

Did Beijing's Olympics Song Lift Parts Of 'Let It Go'?

Does a Chinese song cross the line between inspiration and imitation? Many commenters online are saying yes.

In The Fight Against Tsetse Flies, Blue Is The New Black

In The Fight Against Tsetse Flies, Blue Is The New Black

For some unknown reason, the insects that transmit sleeping sickness in sub-Saharan Africa are attracted to the color blue. So scientists think blue flytraps could...

Circus Tent Collapse Kills 2 During Storm In New Hampshire

Circus Tent Collapse Kills 2 During Storm In New Hampshire

"We lost two lives — a father and a daughter — at an event that was supposed to be fun," Gov. Maggie Hassan says. At least a dozen people were injured.

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Video shows man kicked during downtown Grand Rapids assault

Video shows man kicked during downtown Grand Rapids assault

Police are seeking help from the public in identifying a group of people seen on video attacking a man in downtown...

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