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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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The U.S. Declared War On Veteran Homelessness — And It Actually Could Win

The U.S. Declared War On Veteran Homelessness — And It Actually Could Win

This is a tale of two cities. In New Orleans, there are signs of hope that veteran homelessness can be solved. But...

How New Jersey Tamed The Wild Blueberry For Global Production

How New Jersey Tamed The Wild Blueberry For Global Production

Nearly every plant that we now depend on for food — from wheat to beans to tomatoes — comes from ancestors that once...

Berlin's New Airport: Still In A Holding Pattern

Berlin's New Airport: Still In A Holding Pattern

Germany may be Europe's economic giant, but Berlin remains the lone major European capital without a proper airport....

Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

During a severe drought in 2011, JennaDee Detro noticed that many trees on the family cattle ranch in Cat Spring...

New Power Plant Rules Likely To Start Slow-Burning Debate, Legal Action

New Power Plant Rules Likely To Start Slow-Burning Debate, Legal Action

An epic legal battle is about to begin over President Obama's plan to address climate change, in which the...

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Monsoon Flooding Kills Dozens In Myanmar, Prompting Calls For Help

Monsoon Flooding Kills Dozens In Myanmar, Prompting Calls For Help

More than 200,000 people have been displaced by floods and landslides, with at least 46 deaths reported.

Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

It's called yaupon. Native Americans once made a brew from its caffeinated leaves and traded them widely. With several companies now selling yaupon, it may be poised...

Berlin's New Airport: Still In A Holding Pattern

Berlin's New Airport: Still In A Holding Pattern

Berlin is one of Europe's premiere cities, yet it lacks an airport befitting its status due to years of delays and cost overruns. The new airport was supposed open in...

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Ottawa drug court awarded $920K grant

Ottawa drug court awarded $920K grant

Ottawa County's drug court receives a three-year federal grant to build on existing programs that address substance...

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