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Where To Turn If You Have Frozen Water Pipes

Though the cold temperatures have let up–for now, residents who experienced a freeze up of their water lines are wondering what to do now. The city of Hancock has received inquiries from residents about thawing water service lines, but like most local municipalities, the city does not provide that service. …

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Gas Prices Rise Slightly

Gas prices increased slightly from last week, AAA Michigan reports. Michigan’s current statewide average is about $2.30 per gallon, about 1 cent more than last week’s average and about $1.14 less than this same time last year. This is the fourth week in a row that statewide average weekly gas …

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Fuel-Economy Increasing, Study Shows

In 2008, half of new-car buyers in the U.S. bought vehicles that were rated at less than 20 mpg. Today, just over a quarter do so. A new report by University of Michigan researchers Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle found that improvements are present throughout the distributions of vehicle fuel …

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