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Businesses can have a tough time borrowing money to make their buildings more energy-efficient. That’s where a variety of government programs that promote what’s called Property Assessed Clean Energy come in.

PACE programs let a property owner take on a special tax assessment for energy retrofits, allowing for longer repayment periods. Michigan’s PACE program covers a number of upgrades to commercial and industrial buildings and multifamily (though not single-family) homes.

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A thunderstorm didn’t stop Iraqi students at Western Michigan University from holding a rally for peace in their home country Wednesday afternoon. During the event organized by the WMU Iraqi Students Union, speakers and supporters chanted “Long Live Iraq; ”Peace for Iraq;” and “Pray for Iraq”.

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We continue interviews with candidates in contested primaries this summer. 

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Three Democrats are running in the state House district that includes the city of Kalamazoo. 

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There will be a new representative in Michigan's 62nd state House District next year. 

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