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An aerial view of the University of Michigan Hospital.

UM Health to acquire Lansing-based Sparrow Health System

University of Michigan Health Acquires Lansing-Based Sparrow Health System, Central Michigan’s Largest Hospital System with Six Campuses in Charlotte, Ionia, St. Johns, Carson City and Lansing, and 500 Primary Care Providers and Specialists . The deal was approved Thursday by the University of Michigan board of trustees. Sparrow Health System’s board of directors signed the …

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Secretary of Labor: US immigration system is 'a threat to our economy'

Secretary of Labor: US immigration system is ‘a threat to our economy’

While that may be unlikely in a politically divided Washington, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said immigration reform is what lawmakers should be top of mind after Friday’s November jobs report was showed stronger results than expected, but a persistent skills gap. Friday’s report showed growth in overall employment levels as well as average hourly earnings …

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Six years after going on the market, Cirrus Aircraft of Duluth announces the first jets rescued by a parachute system

Six years after going on the market, Cirrus Aircraft of Duluth announces the first jets rescued by a parachute system

DULUTH, Minn. — Another first for Cirrus Aircraft. The Duluth-based manufacturer was the first company in the world to build a standard personal jet equipped with a whole-plane parachute. And this year, that system was finally put through real-world, non-simulated testing, including a backup the day after Thanksgiving near Indianapolis, Indiana. Although Cirrus’ unique turbofan …

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For pension system changes proposed to Congress via 'Secure 2.0', December is do-or-die time

For pension system changes proposed to Congress via ‘Secure 2.0’, December is do-or-die time

Samuel Corum | Getty Images News | Getty Images For supporters of Congressional proposals aimed at improving the American retirement system, these few weeks promise to be difficult. Lawmakers return to Washington next week to complete the so-called lame session – the legislative period between the midterm elections and the new Congress, which begins Jan. …

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