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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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Review Of Leaked Test Results Shows Doping Is Widespread In Track And Field

Review Of Leaked Test Results Shows Doping Is Widespread In Track And Field

According to a review of the results of 12,000 blood tests, the world of track and field has a doping problem that...

A Hitchhiking Robot's Journey West Ends Early ... In Philadelphia

A Hitchhiking Robot's Journey West Ends Early ... In Philadelphia

After a bunch of really nice humans helped a hitchhiking robot traverse the length of Canada and most of Germany...

Mexican Photojournalist Found Dead In Country's Capital

Mexican Photojournalist Found Dead In Country's Capital

A Mexican photojournalist, who worked for, among others, the investigative outfit Proceso, has been found dead along with four other people at an apartment in the...

President Obama To Unveil Tough Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases

President Obama To Unveil Tough Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases

Calling it the "biggest, most important step we've ever taken to combat climate change," President Obama said his...

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As First Presidential Debate Looms, A Look At The Landscape Of The Race

As First Presidential Debate Looms, A Look At The Landscape Of The Race

The first debate of the 2016 presidential campaign season is Thursday, Aug. 6. With so many Republican candidates trying to get on stage, what should voters be...

Review Of Leaked Test Results Shows Doping Is Widespread In Track And Field

Review Of Leaked Test Results Shows Doping Is Widespread In Track And Field

The reports are based on the results of more than 12,000 blood tests from 5,000 athletes. Experts said analysis shows the sport's governing body has failed to take...

A Hitchhiking Robot's Journey West Ends Early ... In Philadelphia

A Hitchhiking Robot's Journey West Ends Early ... In Philadelphia

The hitchBOT, as its creators named it, had already successfully traversed Canada and Germany. This summer, relying on the kindness of strangers, it wanted to travel...

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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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