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Poll Shows Residents Want to Fix Roads With Tax Increase

A new statewide survey suggests Michigan voters are willing to boost their taxes to fix the state’s roads. A year ago only 30% of people were willing to support any kind of tax increase to pay for roads. But this year, according to a poll by Lansing-based Marketing Resource Group, …

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Holiday Weekend Gas Prices

Michigan motorists will find the average gas prices are up this week. AAA Michigan reports the state’s current average is just over $3.75 per gallon, almost 5 cents higher than last week but 11 cents less than this same time last year. The lowest price for regular unleaded in the …

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Teen Jobless Rate Increases

State officials say even though conditions are improving it’s going to be another tough year for teenagers to find a summer job in Michigan. The Department of Technology, Management & Budget says the teen jobless rate this summer is expected to be 26.5%. That’s a 0.6 percent decline from last …

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