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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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Family Of Sandra Bland Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

Family Of Sandra Bland Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

The family of Sandra Bland, who was arrested in Prairie View, Texas, and was later found dead in her jail cell...

Just How Arbitrary Is Fox's 10-Person GOP Debate Cutoff?

Just How Arbitrary Is Fox's 10-Person GOP Debate Cutoff?

Welcome to the most exciting fight for tenth place you've ever seen.It also just might be a meaningless fight.With...

Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, software engineer Isis Wenger wanted...

Straighten Your Hair Without Frying It? Engineers Are On The Case

Straighten Your Hair Without Frying It? Engineers Are On The Case

Heated tools like flat irons can make hair waterfall straight. But there's always that worry of burning the hair, or...

Women, There's A Reason Why You're Shivering In The Office

Women, There's A Reason Why You're Shivering In The Office

He was probably about 40 years old, 155 pounds, white, and wearing a suit. And he's the reason why women are...

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How Percy Shelley Stirred His Politics Into His Tea Cup

How Percy Shelley Stirred His Politics Into His Tea Cup

In 19th century Britain, keeping sugar out of tea became a political statement against slavery. The sugar boycott was no easy choice for the radical poet, who hated...

Family Of Sandra Bland Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

Family Of Sandra Bland Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

The federal lawsuit accuses the Texas state trooper who arrested Bland of depriving her of her constitutional rights. Bland was found hanging in a jail cell three...

Just How Arbitrary Is Fox's 10-Person GOP Debate Cutoff?

Just How Arbitrary Is Fox's 10-Person GOP Debate Cutoff?

The top 10 candidates, as determined by Fox's analysis of polls, will debate Thursday. But even when you average polls together, it's tough to tell the difference...

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Mary Free Bed Hospital Foundation Launches Public Campaign

Mary Free Bed Hospital Foundation Launches Public Campaign

Mary Free Bed Hospital today launched its public phase of a capital campaign supporting its 66.4 million dollar...

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