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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In May 2009, then 36-year-old Sterling Heights firefighter Chris Slezak, went to his doctor on a Monday because he felt out of shape and worn out. By that Friday, Slezak, who was active and healthy his entire life, got his...
WSBT-TVYou may know it as Obamacare, and it’s very controversial. The new law will impact employers dramatically. For instance, a company with 200 or more employers will have until January 1, 2017 to decide whether they are going to continue to provide...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 56 million Social Security recipients will see their monthly payments go up by 1.7 percent next year. The increase, which starts in January, is tied to a measure of inflation released Tuesday. It shows that inflation has...
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors rolled out the Chevrolet Volt two years ago with lofty sales goals and the promise of a new technology that someday would help end America's dependence on oil. So it seemed like a good thing in August when sales of the...
ReutersKANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - Mike Yoder's herd of dairy cattle are living the sweet life. With corn feed scarcer and costlier than ever, Yoder increasingly is looking for cheaper alternatives -- and this summer he found a good deal on ice cream...
Oil rose as Isaac gathered strength on its way into the heart of the Gulf of Mexico's oil and refinery operations. The price got a boost after midday when forecasters said Isaac had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane with 75 mph winds. Benchmark...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The federal government on Friday slashed its expectations for U.S. corn and soybean production for the second month in a row as the worst drought in decades continues punishing key farm states. The U.S. Agriculture Department cut...
With food prices rising, is your grocery bill enough to make you choke? Consumer Reports says one of the best ways to cut those bills is to check unit-pricing labels. Unfortunately, unit pricing isn’t universal. Only a handful of states require it:...
TOM KRISHER,AP Auto WritersDETROIT (AP) — Car shoppers today are less likely to end up with a lemon. In the past five years, global competition has forced automakers to improve the quality and reliability of their vehicles — everything from inexpensive mini-cars to...
NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is permanently marking down all of its merchandise by at least 40 percent so shoppers will no longer have to wait for a sale to get the lowest prices in its stores. Penney said Wednesday that it is getting rid of the...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are hopeful for what 2012 will bring for their families and the country, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, though most say 2011 was a year they would rather forget. Nearly seven in 10 say the year gone by was...
Tags: Consumers, Elections, Polls, Consumer Confidence, Washington, DC
It's the end of an era for grocery stores in Michigan. After 30 years, a new pricing law takes effect Thursday that's sure to change the way you shop.Stores are no longer required to place individual price labels on items. Instead, shelves will be labeled...
Tags: Consumers, Michigan, Rick Snyder, AFL-CIO, Groceries
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