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Payless Shoes Closing 10 Locations in Michigan

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Payless ShoeSource, which recently filed for bankruptcy protection, announced at the beginning of April that it would be closing over 400 stores nationwide, including 10 locations in Michigan. “This is a difficult, but necessary, decision, driven by the continued challenges of the retail environment, which will only intensify,” the shoe seller’s CEO, Paul Jones, said […]

Michigan Created 10,700 Tech Jobs During 2016

Michigan Created 10,700 Tech Jobs During 2016

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According to a CompTIA study, Michigan ranks 10th in the nation for technology careers, boasting an estimated 222,000 employees working in tech-related fields. And in 2016 the state’s tech industry grew by an impressive 5% — that’s about 10,700 new technology jobs. The technology sector accounts for almost 6.6%, or $30.7 billion, of the cumulative […]

Payless Shoes Closing 10 Locations in Michigan

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 […]

Payless Shoes Closing 10 Locations in Michigan

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 […]

Payless Shoes Closing 10 Locations in Michigan

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 […]

Payless Shoes Closing 10 Locations in Michigan

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 […]

Payless Shoes Closing 10 Locations in Michigan