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Michigan Landscaping Was the Theme at Home and Garden Show

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On March 2, 13 landscapers competed at the West Michigan Home and Garden show to have their creations judged by both the public and professionals. The theme this year was to create a classic Michigan garden. Michigan’s mild winter allowed for people like Eric Peiffer and Steve Essex to continue working on their projects outdoors. […]

More than Invasive Species Now Threatening the Health of the Great Lakes

More than Invasive Species Now Threatening the Health of the Great Lakes

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Every year people go to the Great Lakes to swim and boat, but while these seemingly endless bodies of freshwater are popular summer vacation spots, they’re being threatened on several fronts. Journalist Dan Egan’s new book, The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, details the history of the Great Lakes and how issues facing […]

Michigan Landscaping Was the Theme at Home and Garden Show

New Developments Show Increased Effort in Cleaning Great Lakes Beaches

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Approximately 60% of the U.S. population — about 148 million people — have access to a plastics recycling program. But based on the amount of plastic found littering the shores of Lake Michigan, that number needs to be increased. A recent study published in Science of the Total Environment claims that the most common types […]

Michigan Landscaping Was the Theme at Home and Garden Show

Artificial Intelligence and Your Nose Have More in Common Than You May Think

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Smell that? It’s the fragrance of the ever-changing technology world. Every single day, it is estimated that 20,000 liters of air pass through the average adult’s nose. And now, artificial intelligence has gotten so advanced that it has developed a sense of smell as well. At least, a little bit. Scientists have long been curious […]

Michigan Landscaping Was the Theme at Home and Garden Show

Thousands of Homes Affected by Flint Water Crisis to Receive New Faucets

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Michigan officials announced this January that the thousands of Flint residents affected by the Flint water crisis will be receiving new faucets in their homes, free of charge. The state has allocated funds for replacing faucets in nearly 4,000 homes in response to the ongoing water issues facing Flint. Those properties that tested positive for […]

Michigan Landscaping Was the Theme at Home and Garden Show

Michigan Man Finds Out About Infrequently Enforced Automobile Law the Hard Way

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Warming up your car seems pretty standard. Start the car, finish getting ready, and grab your coffee before heading back out to a toasty warm vehicle, right? It sounds great, and for many people it’s something of a morning routine in the winter. However, that morning routine could actually get you a ticket depending on […]

Michigan Landscaping Was the Theme at Home and Garden Show

Fire at Kalamazoo Senior Apartments Forces Hundreds to Evacuate

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A fire that broke out at Crosstown Parkway Senior Community Apartments in Kalamazoo has left more than 100 residents seeking alternative accommodations while officials work to secure and clean the area. One woman died from the fire after being rescued from her apartment balcony and rushed to the hospital. The flames began around 4 a.m. […]

Michigan Landscaping Was the Theme at Home and Garden Show

Michigan Ranks 8th in Nation for Best Drivers

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Think Michigan is full of bad drivers? Think again. In a new study released by CarInsuranceComparison.com, Michigan has been ranked as 8th best for car safety nationwide. This study took into consideration the key factors of fatality rate from car crashes, failure to obey street signs, speeding rates, and drunk driving statistics in order to […]

Michigan Landscaping Was the Theme at Home and Garden Show

University of Michigan Study Finds Alzheimer’s Rates May Be Declining

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While Alzheimer’s Disease is currently the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., a new study has found that, nationally, dementia rates may be on the decline. Surprisingly, three factors that have been thought to significantly contribute to the development of dementia diseases — obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure — are continuing to […]

Michigan Landscaping Was the Theme at Home and Garden Show

Grandma Caught Smuggling Almost $600k Worth of Cocaine Into Detroit Airport

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Throughout the nation, there are more than $231.46 billion dollars in pharmacy and drug store sales every single year. But that figure is for all 50 states. It’s nothing compared to the value of drugs one grandmother was caught smuggling into the Detroit airport. Sixty-three-year-old Cheryl Cheatham of Phoenix, Ariz., has been caught smuggling 17 […]

Michigan Landscaping Was the Theme at Home and Garden Show