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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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Wildfires In California Spur Emergency Declaration; 1 Firefighter Dead

Wildfires In California Spur Emergency Declaration; 1 Firefighter Dead

With 20 major wildfires burning in California, the state's governor, Jerry Brown, has declared a state of emergency....

After Devastating Injury, Austrian Pole Vaulter Is Breathing On Her Own

After Devastating Injury, Austrian Pole Vaulter Is Breathing On Her Own

Kira Grunberg, Austria's top women's pole vaulter who suffered a horrible injury during training Thursday, is...

Sailing Federation Will Test Waters For Viruses In Brazil's Olympics Venues

Sailing Federation Will Test Waters For Viruses In Brazil's Olympics Venues

Saying that recent stories about raw sewage in Brazilian waterways that will serve as Olympics venues in 2016 helped...

MH370 Update: Recovered Jet Section Arrives At French Lab For Testing

MH370 Update: Recovered Jet Section Arrives At French Lab For Testing

The piece of a jet that's believed to be from a Boeing 777 — the same model of a Malaysia Airlines plane that went...

In Germany, Asylum-Seekers Could Fill A Chronic Workforce Need

In Germany, Asylum-Seekers Could Fill A Chronic Workforce Need

For pharmacists in ever-diverse Berlin, communicating with customers requires a variety of languages.Just ask German...

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Wildfires In California Spur Emergency Declaration; 1 Firefighter Dead

Wildfires In California Spur Emergency Declaration; 1 Firefighter Dead

Nine of the largest fires cover areas of at least 1,000 acres each; a firefighter from Rapid City, S.D., was killed while battling one large blaze in Northern California.

After Devastating Injury, Austrian Pole Vaulter Is Breathing On Her Own

After Devastating Injury, Austrian Pole Vaulter Is Breathing On Her Own

Doctors say the fall has left Kira Grunberg, 21, a paraplegic — a development that shocked the sports world in Europe and brought offers of emotional and financial...

Sailing Federation Will Test Waters For Viruses In Brazil's Olympics Venues

Sailing Federation Will Test Waters For Viruses In Brazil's Olympics Venues

The International Sailing Federation says the move is prompted by concerns over athletes' health and safety, after reports of raw sewage and trash in the water around...

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Stepfather of boy charged in killing awaits abuse sentencing

Stepfather of boy charged in killing awaits abuse sentencing

The 38-year-old on Thursday told Kent County Circuit Court that he hit the boy with a belt, leaving marks on the...

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