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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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NATO Says It Stands With Turkey In Fight Against ISIS

NATO Says It Stands With Turkey In Fight Against ISIS

During a meeting with all 27 members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on Tuesday, Turkey said it wanted to...

Rehab Before Cancer Treatment Can Help Patients Bounce Back

Rehab Before Cancer Treatment Can Help Patients Bounce Back

Cancer patients who do rehabilitation before they begin treatment may recover more quickly from surgery...

Drawing A Line From The Chinese Stock Market To Your Wallet

Drawing A Line From The Chinese Stock Market To Your Wallet

A mega-economic story is playing out globally. It involves U.S. interest rates, the Chinese stock market and jobs in...

In Libya, Gadhafi's Son, Saif Al-Islam, Is Sentenced To Death In Absentia

In Libya, Gadhafi's Son, Saif Al-Islam, Is Sentenced To Death In Absentia

A court in Tripoli has sentenced the son of Moammar Gadhafi to death in connection with killings during the 2011...

The 'Swim Whisperer' Teaches Kids To Be Water-Safe

The 'Swim Whisperer' Teaches Kids To Be Water-Safe

If you looked at the children at the edge of Conrad Cooper's pool, you'd think you were watching an ad for something....

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NATO Says It Stands With Turkey In Fight Against ISIS

NATO Says It Stands With Turkey In Fight Against ISIS

After it began an air campaign against the so-called Islamic State, Turkey called a meeting of the 27 allies to raise the possibility of a need for NATO involvement.

Rehab Before Cancer Treatment Can Help Patients Bounce Back

Rehab Before Cancer Treatment Can Help Patients Bounce Back

Cancer patients who get what some people are calling prehabilitation can recover more quickly, early research suggests. Getting insurance to cover it can be tricky...

Drawing A Line From The Chinese Stock Market To Your Wallet

Drawing A Line From The Chinese Stock Market To Your Wallet

U.S. commodities — copper, corn, coal and more — are cheaper because of China's economic cooling. Producers got caught up in China's "teaser" demand for more of...

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With new bump, Minnesota ushers in region's top minimum wage

With new bump, Minnesota ushers in region's top minimum wage

The dollar-per-hour bump taking effect Saturday for some 288,000 of Minnesota's lowest-paid workers is the second of...

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