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State considers expanding beer and wine sales to smaller stores

December 31, 2012
LANSING — Proposed changes to Michigan’s alcohol licensing regulations have some residents up in arms, but supporters say those in the business of selling booze could benefit from looser requirements. Read More

Holidays are shaping up well for Michigan retailers

Consumer confidence fuels retailers’ enthusiasm.

LANSING— Snowy weather and holiday cheer might seem far off for most shoppers, but Michigan retailers are already optimistic about a shopping season that experts say could be the most fruitful in more than a decade. Read More

Poor apple crop hits workers and growers

September 24, 2012

LANSING — As apple growers statewide struggle to make up for losses, experts say the economic ramifications of one of the toughest crop years in history could have a negative long-term effect.

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