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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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Could President Obama Win A Third Term?

Could President Obama Win A Third Term?

President Obama was giving the final speech of his Africa tour, offering a critique of the young democracies on that...

Meant To Keep Youths Out Of Detention, Probation Often Leads Them There

Meant To Keep Youths Out Of Detention, Probation Often Leads Them There

Juvenile justice reformers have tried for years to figure out what works to help rehabilitate youth in trouble, and...

'Location Is Everything' In Tribal Casino Dispute

'Location Is Everything' In Tribal Casino Dispute

Fewer than 20 miles north of Portland, Ore., off Interstate 5 in southwest Washington state, sits a 150-acre former...

Beam Me Up? Teleporting Is Real, Even If Trekkie Transport Isn't

Beam Me Up? Teleporting Is Real, Even If Trekkie Transport Isn't

"I have a hard time saying this with a straight face but I will: You can teleport a single atom from one place to...

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Afghan Government Investigates Reports That Mullah Omar Is Dead

Afghan Government Investigates Reports That Mullah Omar Is Dead

Reports of Omar's death have swirled for years. The Afghan government is said to be investigating claims that the Taliban's spiritual leader died two or three years ago.

Texas Authorities Release More Jailhouse Video Relating To Sandra Bland Case

Texas Authorities Release More Jailhouse Video Relating To Sandra Bland Case

Officials in Waller County, Texas, say the videos prove many of the conspiracy theories being batted around the web are not true. Bland's death is still being...

Could President Obama Win A Third Term?

Could President Obama Win A Third Term?

Four U.S. presidents have completed a second term since that became the limit, and three of them might well have had a shot at winning again: Dwight Eisenhower...

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Huntington Bank expands Michigan microlending program by $5M

Huntington Bank expands Michigan microlending program by $5M

The Columbus, Ohio-based bank said in a news release Tuesday that the expansion is within a $25 million microlending...

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