Panel Considers Raising Stamp Price

The independent commission that oversees the Postal Service is preparing to deliver its verdict on a request for a 2-cent increase – to 46 cents – in the cost of mailing a letter.


Jobless Rates Drop In Two-thirds Of Metro Areas

The unemployment rate fell in nearly two-thirds of the nation’s 372 largest metro areas last month including Michigan.  It’s the broadest improvement since May.


Mortgage Rates Climb Again

Rates on 30-year mortgages climbed for the second straight week, but remain near the lowest level in decades.


UM Study: Chest Compressions Vs. Defibrillation

When someone has a sudden heart attack, is it better to begin chest compressions first or start by using a defibrillator? Click to read what researchers say.


Michigan Jobless Rate Drops Again

Michigan’s unemployment rate continued its downward trend in July, dropping a tenth of a percent to 13.1 percent, state officials said Wednesday.


DTE Energy Offers Rate To Charge Electric Vehicles

Michigan utility regulators have approved the state’s first experimental rate for residential customers to recharge their electric vehicles.