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Bay City band spins positive stories while collecting awards and producing new music in Nashville

In little more than a week, Bay City-based band ADABOY! will release an album filled with music recorded at a Nashville studio

Feature Story The Ocean Navigator docks at the new $5 million pier along Houghton's waterfront.

Small ports welcome uptick in Great Lakes cruises

Interest in cruising the Great Lakes continues to grow, and small ports along Michigan's vast shoreline are welcoming more passengers. They're disembarking to explore downtowns, historic sites and natural landmarks. 

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Battle Creek SokokuJi Buddhist Temple expands outreach through planned Community Mindfulness Center

Buddhism in Battle Creek has been growing, thanks to the influence of BC native Kyoun Sokuzan, abbot of SokukuJi Buddhist Temple. SokukuJi is building a Community Mindfulness Center to serve residents interested in mindfulness and meditation.

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From organic flowers to eco-friendly packaging, these Ypsi businesses are innovating to go green

We talked to the owners of a flower farm, a beauty care line, and a beer distributor, all based in the Ypsi area, about how they're building more environmentally friendly businesses.

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Multigenerational family farms in mid Michigan create a special legacy for everyone involved

Multigenerational family farms across central Michigan embody a tradition of hard work and familial bonds—with stories ranging from Bryant Family Farm's diverse agricultural endeavors to Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farm's festive reindeer herding, and Doodles Sugarbush's sweet maple syrup goods. Despite their differing specialties, these families share a deep-rooted commitment to their businesses and the joy of working together, creating enduring legacies and cherished memories.

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Robotic biopsy technology saves hundreds of lives at McLaren Port Huron

McLaren Port Huron is one of a few hospitals in the state to utilize robotic-assisted bronchoscopy technology. The use of the innovative tool is helping to diagnose lung cancer earlier, and giving patients better outcomes.

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Zeeland launches inaugural Citizen’s Academy

This new program is designed to provide Zeelanders an opportunity to expand their knowledge of the structure and functions of their city government. 

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When it comes to autism and mental health, stigma and discrimination play a huge role

Being autistic does not mean a person cannot experience good mental health. However, studies have shown that 78% of autistic children have at least one mental health condition. Stigma and discrimination are often a contributing factor.

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