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Is fracking good or bad for Michigan?

11:04 AM, Jun 18, 2014

Oil and gas companies have been fracking for natural gas for 50 years, but it wasn't until recently that a larger-scale fracking process started taking place across the country.

Problems persist at Muskegon Housing Commission

9:09 PM, Feb 10, 2014

What would you do if your employer hadn't paid you since December? That's reality for employees of the Muskegon Housing Commission.

13 On Your Side: RX prices vary greatly

9:08 PM, Feb 10, 2014

Carl Langowski uses Lipitor and he's got a lot of company. Lipitor, used to treat high cholesterol, is the number one selling prescription in the country.

For consumer cellular prices, look out below!

10:17 AM, Feb 10, 2014

Mobile phone service in the U.S. looks headed down the same path as traditional land-line voice communication before it.

Report: U.S. failing to protect kids from HPV

8:34 AM, Feb 10, 2014

The USA is failing to protect children from preventable cancers that afflict 22,000 Americans a year by not vaccinating enough of them against HPV, a new report says.

Your increased tuition dollars not going to professors

4:12 PM, Feb 9, 2014

Data shows the number of administrators and professional staff at the state's public and private colleges and universities are growing while the ratio of full-time faculty per thousand students is declining.

Jobs disappointment: Jan. gains just 113,000

9:04 AM, Feb 7, 2014

The job market showed another weak gain last month as employers added 113,000 jobs, though weather may have distorted the employment picture for the second straight month.

Some in Belding may be without water for weeks

10:15 PM, Feb 6, 2014

Some homeowners on York Street in Belding have been without water since Monday and are being told it could be weeks before it will be restored.

Man out $2,500 after Norton Shores water line freezes

10:15 PM, Feb 6, 2014

When water to a Norton Shores home stopped flowing Saturday the homeowner made an expensive repair -- one he eventually realized was not needed.

Payday lending criticized in Grand Rapids

5:29 PM, Feb 6, 2014

Payday lending practices came under criticsm Thursday by a group that says it seeks social justice.

Subway to remove chemical from bread

1:42 PM, Feb 6, 2014

Subway, one of the world's biggest bread bakers, is about to remove a chemical from its breads that raised the ire of an influential health activist and food blogger.

Did your cell phone ring just once? Do not call back

12:06 PM, Feb 6, 2014

If you see a missed cell phone call from an unknown number and call them back, hold on to your wallet before you get taken by yet another scam.

Cemetery buries wrong bodies in reserved plots

11:55 AM, Feb 6, 2014

When a Muskegon man tried to bury a family member, he discovered the cemetery plot he bought was already occupied. So he called 13 On Your Side to look into the matter further.

UPDATE: Musk. Hgts. resident regains water

4:16 PM, Feb 5, 2014

Pamela Johnson's water quit working because of frozen pipes. She contacted the city's water department, but city workers never addressed the problem.

33rd anniversary of the Deanie Peters disappearance

3:01 PM, Feb 5, 2014

 It remains one of the longest-running cold cases in the state of Michigan.

33-years later, there are still no answers in the disappearance of Deanie Peters.