Racial disparities in infant deaths draw attention

State’s infant mortality rate among African-Americans is among worst nationally.

LANSING — While the infant mortality rate in Michigan is one of the highest in the nation, experts say the disparity in racial and ethnic groups is equally alarming. Read More

Grant helps pay for export growth

STEP program working well in West Michigan.

LANSING — Michigan has received the second-largest amount of federal funding through the State Trade and Export Promotion program to help small to medium-sized businesses increase exporting by promoting activities like trade shows and missions. Read More