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Michigan’s Excessive Heat Warning: How to Beat the Heat

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All of Michigan is shuddering in anticipation as we enter the excessive heat warning this Friday. As temperatures crest 100 degrees Fahrenheit this weekend, we can expect to remain in this official warning until Saturday evening. An excessive heat warning is far more serious than the oft-seen heat watch. According to the National Weather Service, […]

Children Vaccinated Against Rotavirus Found To Have Lower Risk Of Type 1 Diabetes

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Rotavirus spreads easily among infants and small children. The disease causes severe watery diarrhea, vomiting, fever, or abdominal pain that can last between three and eight days; for babies, the risk of dehydration is high and extremely dangerous. Fortunately, a vaccine is available to protect these vulnerable individuals from such pain and risk. According to […]

Michigan Passes Legislation to Lower Car Insurance Rates

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Michigan is known for many things and unfortunately, their high car insurance rates are one of them. But luckily for Michigan residents, that is no longer the case. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a significant overhaul of the state’s car insurance program. The new system, which will start next year, will allow drivers to choose which […]

Consumers Still Don’t Trust Self-Driving Cars And Investors Are Worried

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Automobile companies have been pulling out all the stops to be the first to develop a safe self-driving car. But they’re missing one major component: a consumer audience. According to Business Insider, Uber’s self-driving cars have been receiving routine “bullying” and harassment from pedestrians and drivers alike. “We’ve seen people bully these cars,” said Eric […]

How Graffiti And Vandalism Can Affect Your Business

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The U.S. is a nation of shoppers. The average American will spend a staggering $1,800 every year on clothing in order to satisfy our habit. Though online shopping is increasing in popularity, most people prefer to head to brick and mortar stores to get their fix, ensuring that everything fits perfectly before bringing it home. […]

How Is the Construction Industry Innovating in 2019?

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The U.S. construction industry already holds a 10% market share and continues to be one of the fastest growing in the world. But what kind of new innovation is fueling that construction industry growth? Keep reading to learn all about some of the innovation happening in the U.S. construction industry this year. AI and Machine […]

Almost Half of Michigan Salt Storage Sites Are in Poor Condition

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Road salt is one of the most important items during the winter months. This is especially true seeing as how already, more than one-third of America’s major roads are in poor condition and winter weather can make them even worse to drive on. But according to a new report from the Michigan Department of Transportation, […]

Factories In Need of CNC Machinists and Skilled Laborers Across Michigan

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In 2016, the number of jobs in the construction equipment operation industry was approximately 426,000. Across Michigan, there has been a dearth in skilled workers within the construction and machining sectors. According to Bridge, a few organizations throughout Michigan are looking for creative ways to encourage employees to pursue careers in skilled machinery and construction. […]

Homeowner’s Guide to Proper Maintenance For Older Tractors

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About 83% of Americans think having a yard is important and 90% of those with a yard think it is important that it is also well-maintained. And while the landscaping season is nearing its end, it’s still important for homeowners to take proper care of their lawn maintenance equipment, namely, their tractors. Tractors, especially older […]

Former Ann Arbor Gas Station To Be Converted To Medical Marijuana Dispensary

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The Planning Commission of Ann Arbor voted on Sept. 5 to approve the conversion of an abandoned BP gas station into a medical marijuana dispensary. The vote involved a special-exception use permit in order to convert the 833 square foot gas station. The lot is located next to the Victory Inn and Suites, a hotel the city […]