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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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Is Obamacare's Research Institute Worth The Billions?

Is Obamacare's Research Institute Worth The Billions?

On the ninth floor of a glassy high rise in downtown Washington, partitions are coming down to make more room for...

Tired Of The Seoul-Sucking Rat Race, Koreans Flock To Farming

Tired Of The Seoul-Sucking Rat Race, Koreans Flock To Farming

Kim Pil-Gi left his construction job in Seoul, South Korea, three months ago. Now he happily spends his days...

From The Eye Of The Hurricane To Near Oblivion: Katrina's Forgotten Town

From The Eye Of The Hurricane To Near Oblivion: Katrina's Forgotten Town

When Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast 10 years ago, the eye of the storm made landfall near a tiny...

Could Your Child's Picky Eating Be A Sign Of Depression?

Could Your Child's Picky Eating Be A Sign Of Depression?

One of the frequent trials of parenthood is dealing with a picky eater. About 20 percent of children ages 2 to 6 have such a narrow idea of what they want to eat that...

Oil Prices Tumble Again, Hurting Drillers But Helping Drivers

Oil Prices Tumble Again, Hurting Drillers But Helping Drivers

Oil prices took another drop Monday, rattling the stock market and putting more downward pressure on gasoline prices....

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Is Obamacare's Research Institute Worth The Billions?

Is Obamacare's Research Institute Worth The Billions?

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute is supposed to figure out which medical treatments work best. But there are sharp political and scientific...

Delta And American Ban Big Game Trophies As Airline Freight

Delta And American Ban Big Game Trophies As Airline Freight

Delta said in a statement on Monday that, effective immediately, it "will officially ban shipment of all lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros, and buffalo trophies...

Could Your Child's Picky Eating Be A Sign Of Depression?

Could Your Child's Picky Eating Be A Sign Of Depression?

Most young children who are extra choosy about what they'll eat eventually outgrow the habit. But research finds that in extreme cases, the pickiness may be linked to...

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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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