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Monumental: Wall at Freedom Hill built to honor the American worker

Two new gas-fired plants to be set in the U.P.

The WEC Energy Group announced Aug. 15 that it plans to construct, own and operate 170 megawatts of new natural gas generating capacity across two sites in the Upper Peninsula. Pending regulatory approvals, the proposed facilities are expected to commence operation in 2019. ..

On deck: Labor Day events and activities around Michigan

Like it or not, the days getting shorter and the Back to School sales at retailers are in full swing. And that can only mean one thing: Labor Day, and the unofficial end of summer, are right around the corner. ..

Staying power of right-to-work may hinge the 'Takings' clause

A successful lower court challenge this month that is temporarily blocking West Virginia's newly minted right-to-work law is giving new hope to labor unions in Michigan and elsewhere that higher courts - perhaps the U.S. Supreme Court - will eventually find the basic premise of the RTW law is unconstitutional. ..

Steel's up at the Little Caesar's Arena

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Policy group protests slimmed down OT rule ..