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Millennial Home Buyers Want Green Homes, But Few Can Afford Them

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Dubbed ‘Generation Green,’ it’s no surprise that millennial home buyers are in the market for eco-friendly, energy-efficient housing. But, according to a recent report by the National Association of Home Builders, few Americans under 40 are able to afford green features. Results from NAHB’s 2019 report What Home Buyers Really Want show that 83% of […]

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Michigan’s Flu Season Is Already In High Gear, Here’s How To Prevent It

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It’s officially flu season and those who haven’t yet gotten their flu shot might want to consider making an appointment. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu activity is at its highest level in five southeastern states and Puerto Rico. In the week ending November 23, up to 10 states had […]

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Another Snowstorm Is On The Move, Michigan Police Urge Motorists To Be Safe

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The official start of winter might not be for another two weeks, but a harsh winter storm could be spreading heavy snow over the Upper Midwest again next week. According to AccuWeather, forecasters are currently monitoring a storm that, regardless of its intensity, could lead to significant lake-effect snow. Intense weather is expected to track […]

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Despite Decline in Opioid Deaths, Black Michigan Residents Still Feel Negative Effects

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The global pharma industry is going strong, with a market predicted to reach $1.12 trillion in 2022. But one particularly problematic part of Big Pharma — prescription opioids — continues to negatively impact Americans. And while opioid deaths might be showing signs of decline, both nationwide and throughout the state of Michigan, there are demographics […]

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Michigan Farmers Celebrate First Legal Hemp Harvest

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Although recreational cannabis isn’t legal quite yet in Michigan, the plant from which it comes is making major headway. This fall, the state’s first-ever legal crop of hemp is being harvested — and the possibilities are promising for local farmers. Last year, a statewide bill legalized hemp farming, which prompted the passage of the Michigan […]

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Muskegon Police Officer Fired After KKK Memorabilia Was Found In His Home

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The city manager of Muskegon, Michigan confirmed on Sept. 13 that an officer with the Muskegon Police Department has been terminated from his position after an internal investigation spurred from the discovery of some questionable decor in his home. The officer under investigation was Charles Anderson, who had been with the department for over two […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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