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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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Zimbabwe Official Calls For Extradition Of American Lion Hunter Walter Palmer

Zimbabwe Official Calls For Extradition Of American Lion Hunter Walter Palmer

Zimbabwe is seeking the extradition of Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed a famous lion named Cecil, which was being tracked in a university study.The...

Decades Of Limbo Ends For Some Indians, Bangladeshis Along Border

Decades Of Limbo Ends For Some Indians, Bangladeshis Along Border

At the stroke of midnight, tens of thousands of Indians and Bangladeshis living near the border between the two countries got their own country for the first time in...

Ebola Vaccine Hailed As 'Game Changer' In Fight Against The Virus

Ebola Vaccine Hailed As 'Game Changer' In Fight Against The Virus

Doctors Without Borders is calling it a "champagne moment." The World Health Organization says it's a "game changer."...

Juvenile Justice System Failing Native Americans, Studies Show

Juvenile Justice System Failing Native Americans, Studies Show

State courts are twice as likely to incarcerate Native teens for minor crimes such as truancy and alcohol use than...

Hillary Clinton Releases 8 Years Of Tax Returns

Hillary Clinton Releases 8 Years Of Tax Returns

This post was updated at 6:45 p.m. ETDemocratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton released eight years worth of...

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Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Update: Expecting A Baby

Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Update: Expecting A Baby

The co-founder of the world's largest social network also disclosed that the couple had suffered three miscarriages over the last two years.

Pacific Trade Pact In Limbo As Talks End Without A Deal

Pacific Trade Pact In Limbo As Talks End Without A Deal

Disagreements remain among the 12 countries regarding drug patents, market access and more, and likely will delay congressional debate of any eventual agreement into...

Watch: 164 Skydivers Fall Into Formation, Breaking World Record

Watch: 164 Skydivers Fall Into Formation, Breaking World Record

One of the dangers was that parachutes or people could collide. The previous skydiving record was set by 138 people in 2012.

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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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