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DETROIT | Correction: Marijuana-Michigan-News Guide story

DETROIT— In a story Dec. 2 about Michigan legalizing recreational marijuana, The Associated Press erroneously reported the number of states that have done so. Ten states have legalized recreational marijuana, not 11. A corrected version of the story is below: Michigan to be first Midwest state to allow recreational pot Michigan clears a threshold this week … Continue reading DETROIT | Correction: Marijuana-Michigan-News Guide story

NEW YORK | Quackarazzi: Mandarin duck holds NYC in its spell

NEW YORK  — It took just days for the brightly colored Mandarin duck that appeared suddenly in a Central Park pond to turn both New Yorkers and visitors into a new gaggle: the quackarazzi. A horde of photographers has been gathering daily in the park off Fifth Avenue for well over a month, hoping to … Continue reading NEW YORK | Quackarazzi: Mandarin duck holds NYC in its spell

SEVERANCE, Colo | Boy gets Colorado town to overturn ban on snowball fights

SEVERANCE, Colo. — A 9-year-old boy has convinced the leaders of a small northern Colorado town to overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights, and he already knows who his first target will be — his little brother. Dane Best, who lives in the often snow-swept town of Severance, presented his arguments at a … Continue reading SEVERANCE, Colo | Boy gets Colorado town to overturn ban on snowball fights

NANYANG, China | Christian heartland opens window into fight for China’s soul

NANYANG, China — The 62-year-old Chinese shopkeeper had waited nearly his entire adult life to see his dream of building a church come true — a brick house with a sunny courtyard and spacious hall with room for 200 believers. But in March, about a dozen police officers and local officials suddenly showed up at … Continue reading NANYANG, China | Christian heartland opens window into fight for China’s soul

Do Real Estate IRAs Offer Diversification Against Stock Market Troubles?

ASHEVILLE, N.C./April 20, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — “Diversification” can mean different things to different investors, particularly in relation to the stock market. While some investors view diversification as a strategy for making investments in different types of funds and stocks, the experts at American IRA take a different approach. In a recent blog post at the … Continue reading Do Real Estate IRAs Offer Diversification Against Stock Market Troubles?