Michigan sets clean energy targets

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LANSING, Mich. — Michigan is implementing one of the nation’s most ambitious clean energy mandates, aiming to be carbon-free by 2040 in what is a pivotal test of the Democrats’ environmental goals in a state with a long-standing manufacturing legacy. Michigan will join four other states ...

White House not seeking conditions on military aid to Israel

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WASHINGTON — National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan told lawmakers this week that the White House is not seeking to place conditions on U.S. military assistance to Israel, days after President Joe Biden signaled openness to the notion that was being pushed by some Democrats as the civilian ...

Houghton council considers rezoning

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HOUGHTON — After a recommendation from the Houghton Planning Commission Tuesday, the City Council scheduled a hearing for Dec. 20 to address the rezoning of several East Houghton properties near the edge of downtown, with conditions put upon potential development. Lots owned by Quality ...

Gazette to host holiday shopping opportunity at the mall

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HOUGHTON — Holiday shopping in the Copper Country gets an extra boost this weekend. The Daily Mining Gazette will host its second craft and vendor show of the season from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Copper Country Mall in Houghton. At least 45 vendors will provide a variety of ...

The fun in fundraiser

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HOUGHTON — The Copper Shores Community Health Foundation celebrated Giving Tuesday with an all-day event at the Copper Country Mall where people could donate to non-profits in person, and also talk with them to learn about their services to the community. Copper Shores had previously hosted ...

State population decline affecting policies, politics


Other states are surpassing Michigan on a number measures, including economy, education and infrastructure. A May 2023 report, Michigan’s Path to a Prosperous Future, published by the Citizens Research Council, found that Michigan is currently in the bottom third of national rankings: 34th in ...