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Billions of 17-year-old cicadas are about to emerge and swarm Michigan

Billions upon billions of Brood X cicadas are about to emerge from the ground and swarm much of the East Coast, including parts of Michigan. We haven’t seen these big red-eyed insects since 2004. From North Carolina to Connecticut and down to Michigan, humans will be outnumbered by insects by …

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Top 10 Saharan Sunrises and Sunsets in Michigan

Facebook share Share on twitter Saharan dust has arrived high in the atmosphere over the Great Lakes region. Sunlight through the dust can create magical skies in Michigan. Here are the 10 best sun scenes from the past few days. Sunset near Petoskey on June 29, 2020 Photo courtesy of …

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Student loan debt relief: Biden tells the Department of Education to suspend payments until October

President Joe Biden departs after attending a virtual swearing-in ceremony for political appointees at the White House State Dining Room on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in Washington. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci) (NEXSTAR) – Federal student loan holders won’t immediately see the type of massive debt forgiveness Senators Elizabeth Warren …

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Springfield delays creation of development district near MGM casino to broaden dialogue on improvements and concerns

SPRINGFIELD – A proposal to create a zoning district to encourage development near the MGM Springfield casino was tabled on Monday to allow city officials to consult more with landowners and other stakeholders. City council has delayed a public hearing on the Main Street, Convention Center and Overlay Neighborhood project, …

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Girl: Bystander interrupted attack on Asian American woman

through: MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press Posted: Apr 1, 2021 / 6:21 PM EDT / Update: Apr 1, 2021 / 7:21 PM EDT This image from surveillance video provided by the New York City Police Department shows a person of interest, background focus, assaulting an Asian American woman, on the …

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Applications are now open for PeerStreet’s Evolving Neighborhood Improvement Fund

Receive instant alerts for news on your actions. Claim your 1-week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Underserved real estate entrepreneurs can apply for mentorship, training and funding through the program. LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE) – PeerStreet, an investment platform that drives wealth creation through real estate, has announced …

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Chinese ‘Amazon coat’ maker resists coronavirus impact with tax breaks and rent exemptions

BEIJING / SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Orolay, the maker of the ‘Amazon coat’ that became an American fashion and social media darling a year ago, knows he’s luckier than most small businesses Chinese women trying to get back on their feet amid massive disruption caused by the coronavirus epidemic. FILE PHOTO: …

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Here are 8 Floating Rate Bond ETFs To Limit Risk As T-Bill Yields Rise

Text size Yields on treasury bills rose, leading to losses on fixed-rate bonds. Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg Fixed income investors are in a difficult situation. Yields on treasury bills rose, leading to losses on fixed-rate bonds. But Treasury prices have not yet sold enough to make these bonds attractive as …

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Federal student loan repayment still pending – what it means for residents

With the recent passage of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief program – the “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021” – repayment of federal student loans will remain on hold, interest-free until the end of September. This legislation, in tandem with the CARES Act, means that federal student loan repayments will …

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Banks step up guidelines for detecting signs of financial abuse

Australian banks have revamped their guidelines to help bank staff identify signs of financial abuse against family members and the elderly. The Australian Banking Association says the update is part of an industry-wide goal on preventing family violence and elder abuse. “This type of behavior is a form of domestic …

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