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Laura Michels

Many libraries in Mid and Northern Michigan have reopened to the public. However, the shutdown revealed how the digital divide is hurting some rural communities. Now, libraries are playing a role in bridging the gap.

Audiologists use silicone to mold the inside of an ear to create custom hearing aids. The silicone hardens inside the ear, and when it is removed the mold provides the shape for the new in-ear piece. 

"The Matt Murphy Clay Head Sculpture invades the TechSmith booth" by Shaan Hurley is licensed with CC BY 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit

Michigan-based software company TechSmith will consolidate its operations at a new facility in East Lansing.

Zero Mass Water

On Monday, June 10th, the City of Flint approved a lease for a new water bottling company. Officials said the technology creates drinkable water from moisture in the air.

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October is National Cybersecurity Month. Cybercrimes are a serious issue affecting Michigan, with millions of dollars in losses. Learn how to protect yourself from potentially devastating thefts.