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Work Zone Awareness Week

State transportation officials say compared to 2012, highway work zone crashes in 2013 were down 11 percent, injuries down nearly 6 percent, fatalities down 33 percent, but serious injuries were up 87 percent. The announcement came in conjunction with Work Zone Awareness Week. MDOT says serious work zone injuries went …

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State Fruit Debate Heating Up

Two competing proposals in Lansing have started a debate over which fruit should be Michigan’s official state fruit. And a new poll may only add to the debate. The survey from Lansing-based Marketing Resource Group shows more than 68% of voters believing that the official state fruit should be the …

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Fuel Economy at an All-Time High

Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute say gas mileage of new vehicles sold in the U.S. is now at its best mark ever. According to researchers, the average fuel economy of cars, light trucks, vans and SUVs purchased in March was 25.4 mpg, up 0.3 mpg from …

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