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Federal Regulations Cost Michigan Jobs

The cost of complying with federal regulations costs the state of Michigan big according to a new study commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

The study, which was conducted by economists Nicole V

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A White Columbus Day?

 

The earliest measurable snowfalls ever recorded are on the books already in parts of South Dakota and Wyoming. We are coming off what will likely be the coldest summer on record in America and that followed the third coldest winter.

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Steve Gruber Goes Green!

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Photo: Allison Joyce/ Getty Images
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Really, in our Schools?

In Washington DC a 6th grade teacher assigned students an unorthodox homework assignment.  The teacher asked students to draw comparisons between former president George W. Bush and Adolf Hitler.

Parents of the McKinley Tech Middle School students were outraged

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Problems with Cell Phones, Cable, and Internet? Just Look to the Skies
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Problems with Cell Phones, Cable, and Internet? Just Look to the Skies

Many people are reporting problems with service on their smartphones, cable television and even internet.    The cause is likely solar flares.  But while problematic, they can be something to see!

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Getty Images by Mary Turner
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No More Homework?

Yes you read that headline correctly.  Schools are implementing policies stating that teachers are not allowed to give out homework assignments.

Is Common Core involved?

According to an associate professor of teacher education at the University of Arizona South and co-author of “The End of Homework: How Homework Disrupts Families, Overburdens Children, and Limits Learning, I think teachers are going to be increasingly interested in having total control over student learning during the class day and not relying on homework as any kind of activity that’s going to support student learning

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Removing Driver Responsibility Could be Costly to Michigan
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Removing Driver Responsibility Could be Costly to Michigan

Complaints that some driver responsibility fees are too onerous, have prompted some major changes in the paybacks in Michigan.  But is the cost of removing the responsibility from drivers going to have a backlash for others.

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ISIS is not Islamic? There goes the Camels back!

I mean seriously at what point do we ask is anybody actually driving the bus? President Barack Obama announced to the world last night ISIS (Islamic State) is not Islamic and today Secretary of State John Kerry made it clear we are ‘not at war’

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Jackson Prison guard honored at the State Capitol
Jackson Prison guard honored at the State Capitol
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Honor for Michigan Prison Guard….Finally

I guess it's true.  Better late than never!  The Michigan House will be honoring today a prison guard in Michigan who lost his life in the line of duty.....back in 1893.

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Olivet College still looking for cause of illness affecting dozens of students
Olivet College still looking for cause of illness affecting dozens of students
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Mystery College Illness Continues

Those at Olivet College in Eaton County say they think they've eliminated carbon monoxide poisoning as the cause of dozens of students being hospitalized, but still have yet to pinpoint the problem.

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