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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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One Point Of View On How Lions Can Earn Money For Africa

One Point Of View On How Lions Can Earn Money For Africa

A beloved lion in Zimbabwe — Cecil was his name — was wounded with a crossbow, then later shot dead.

Birkin Bag Is Fine But Namesake Actress Wants 'Birkin Croco' Rebranded

Birkin Bag Is Fine But Namesake Actress Wants 'Birkin Croco' Rebranded

A lot of people who want a Birkin bag — a handbag popular among celebrities that can cost over $100,000 — will get...

Politics Overshadows U.S. Tech Firms' Hopes For Entering Iran

Politics Overshadows U.S. Tech Firms' Hopes For Entering Iran

Iran has the potential to be a boom market for American tech companies. The majority of the population is under 30...

California's Drought Spurs Unexpected Effect: Eco-Friendly Development

California's Drought Spurs Unexpected Effect: Eco-Friendly Development

The drought in California has gone on so long, and is so severe, that it's beginning to change the way people are...

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SpaceShipTwo 'Pilot Was Thrown From The Vehicle' High In Atmosphere

SpaceShipTwo 'Pilot Was Thrown From The Vehicle' High In Atmosphere

SpaceShipTwo broke apart soon after it reached supersonic speeds and an altitude of around 50,000 feet. Its pilot says his parachute opened in a "gentlemanly" fashion,...

Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish

Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish

Scientists say lake herring, a key fish in Lake Superior's food web, is suffering because of mild winters and Europe's appetite for roe. Some say the species may be...

From The Silents To Millennials, Debt Burdens Span The Generations

From The Silents To Millennials, Debt Burdens Span The Generations

The silent generation is still paying off mortgages and baby boomers aren't done with student loans. A new study by The Pew Charitable Trusts also shows fewer...

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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 due to hot weather and a lack of rain in many parts...

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