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Susan Andress / Southwest Michigan's Second Wave

Theresa Coty O’Neill says she has discovered a rich legacy and generations of families in part of Kalamazoo. The On the Ground Project Editor for Southwest Michigan’s Second Wave is now writing about the people and places on Kalamazoo’s Northside. 


Ambassador Bridge linking Detroit and Windsor - file photo
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(MPRN)  The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) might be in for a shakeup – and Michigan could feel the effects. 

Governor Rick Snyder - file photo
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(MPRN) Michigan dairy farmers are getting a 510 million-dollar boost. Two new dairy processing facilities are scheduled to be built in St. Johns, north of Lansing. 

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Pfizer says it will create 450 new jobs by expanding production in Portage. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation on Tuesday approved incentives for Pfizer valued at $11.5 million, including an approximately $10 million tax break over 10 years.

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Tim Bartik says incentives used by state and local governments to lure companies or encourage them to expand are not free. The Senior Economist at the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research says it’s important to find out if the benefit of those incentives is worth the cost.


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