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The state has awarded $2.9 million in grants for  researching and developing new uses for old tires.

 

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Starting this fall, a new mobile classroom will bring students around Michigan an agricultural education.

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Enbridge

Energy says a pressure test on Line 5 shows it does not pose a threat to the Great Lakes.

Boardman Dam removal process begins

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The next step in the Boardman Dam removal process begins this week.

1967 was quite a year – The Beatles released Sgt. Pepper and that kicked off The Summer of Love.  Only a few weeks later came the Monterey International Pop Festival which made superstars out of Otis Redding, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix.

I wanted to catch all of that lightning in one bottle and feature some great jazz releases recorded that year too.  Enjoy, and Dig – it’s groovy!!!

Listen to this week's show:

 

 

Leelanau Cheese Company

Michigan is home to a rapidly expanding beer scene, a history of pasties, and also: world award winning cheese.

The Leelanau Cheese company first started making cheese in 1995. The company is a small shop with just a handful of employees owned by a husband a wife team: Anne and John Hoyt. Anne, as you're about to hear, is French.

“We moved to Blackstar Farms in 2000, we bought this property four years ago exactly and we moved in three years ago.”

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Two state lawmakers are reviewing their options after a judge ordered them to turn over e-mails and other communications related to a law that effectively barred Tesla from selling electric cars in Michigan.

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Lawmakers in Lansing are just a vote away from sending a bills package outlawing female genital mutilation to the governor.

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Many people leave the radio on for their pets when they go to work. But they may not have to do that June 23. It’s National Take Your Dog to Work Day, and a new study out of Central Michigan University, suggests that should be every day.

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Michigan Braille and Talking Book Libraries are turning to technology in an attempt to increase the number of visually impaired people using their services.  

 

Susan Chinault is the Manager of the Braille and Talking Book Library of Michigan. She said the library is looking to raise awareness because many visually impaired people don't realize there is a service to help them obtain reading materials at no cost to them.

 

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