Canadians in the pot business need to be careful crossing U.S. border

Dec 18, 2018
Crossing to even discuss the U.S. cannabis industry can be considered trafficking.
A woman waves a flag with a marijuana leaf on it next to a group gathered to celebrate National Marijuana Day on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada.

Michigan State University weighs scandal's financial impact

May 24, 2018
A $500 million settlement with victims of convicted doctor Larry Nassar is just the start.
Moody’s downgraded Michigan State University’s credit rating earlier this month. Above, the Spartan statue at MSU.
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Why Trump's solar and washing machine tariffs may play well in Michigan

Jan 25, 2018
A former Democratic state politician says the taxes are one of the few things the president has done that he can support.
President Donald Trump displays a Section 201 action as US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer witnesses, in the Oval Office, at the White House, January 23, 2018, in Washington, DC. The administration is issuing tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines to protect American manufacturing companies against dumping by foreign countries, mainly China, and including South Korea.
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Inside the sweet business of Zingerman's Bakehouse

Dec 26, 2017
The bakery has an outside-the-box business model, but it works really well.
A sliced Zingerman's chestnut baguette.
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Ford is increasing its investment in Michigan

Mar 28, 2017
VP Joe Hinrichs says the 'major investments have been in the works for quite some time.'
"We have to make decisions for decades," says Joe Hinrichs, Ford's executive vice president of the Americas. "So we don't get the luxury of making decisions that are four years in nature."
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International students and faculty make 'the world a safer place'

Feb 3, 2017
The University of Michigan's president explains how Trump's travel ban could affect higher education in the U.S.
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Republican-led Michigan grapples with uncertainty about Medicaid expansion

Jan 27, 2017
The state's successful program is in doubt, along with the Affordable Care Act.
Certified medical assistant Adenia Williams tests Nakeysha Douglas' blood sugar levels.
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More car makers announce billions of dollars in US investment: is this the Trump effect?

Jan 9, 2017
Fiat Chrysler has announced it’ll invest about $1 billion to improve two of its plants in the U.S. It’ll bring 2,000 jobs as well. This comes after news of other automakers changing their operating plans , like Ford canceling a…

Help for Flint: Senate approves water funding bill

Sep 15, 2016
The bill includes more than $200 million in funding for the struggling city.
Flint resident Matt Hopper holds Nyla Hopper, 5, after she had her blood drawn to be tested for lead in January. Free lead screenings were performed for Flint children 6 and younger. >
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