Children with teacher at school.

“We’ve tried everything, and my jails are still bursting at the seams,” said Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon, speaking about Michigan’s high incarceration rate. Napoleon and Bettison were just two Michigan law enforcement officials who recently met with members of the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, which conducted a study...

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Coffee cup and coffee beans on old wooden background

Detroit- and Toronto-based equity firm Huron Capital Partners announced Feb. 11 that its portfolio company Ronnoco Coffee has acquired the Des Moines, IA, coffee producer U.S. Roasterie. “Over the past 20 years, U.S. Roasterie has partnered with hundreds of customers in developing and supporting their private label brands,” Scott...

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Car insurance

A new study commissioned by suggests that of all the factors that go into determining car insurance rates, just five digits — your ZIP code — can have a surprisingly large impact. In order to control for considerations such as gender, age, car model, driving record and financial...

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