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Pandemic financially devastated minority-led nonprofits

Dec. 08, 2021 18:16 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Tiffany Turner-Allen said she is tired of her nonprofit organization and workers being seen as resilient and coworkers calling themselves martyrs to their community causes. “We’re expected to do good and do well from a place of scarcity,” said...

Edmunds: 5 must-have features on new cars

Dec. 08, 2021 07:43 AM EST

Edmunds (AP) — One of the perks of buying a new vehicle is that it offers features that promise a safer and more convenient driving experience. Some technologies have trickled down from luxury to mainstream segments, while others have been introduced quickly across the market. But which features...

Michigan drivers will get $400 insurance refund per vehicle

Dec. 07, 2021 21:07 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — All Michigan drivers with auto insurance will receive a $400 per-vehicle refund next spring, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and a top regulator said Tuesday. Their announcement came more than a month after the governor requested the checks by citing a...

Liz Weston: 8 rules for saving, borrowing and spending money

Dec. 06, 2021 09:15 AM EST

The best personal finance advice is tailored to your individual situation. That said, a few rules of thumb can cut through the confusion that often surrounds money decisions and help you build a solid financial foundation. The following guidelines for saving, borrowing,...

Edmunds: Ford Bronco versus Jeep Wrangler

Dec. 02, 2021 07:39 AM EST

After a 25-year hiatus, the Ford Bronco is back. This new 2021 Bronco SUV pays homage to its predecessors via boxy proportions, round headlights and short overhangs while introducing the latest in convenience and technology features. It’s generated plenty of excitement and serves as an...

Edmunds: Low inventory means high car prices on Black Friday

Nov. 24, 2021 06:18 AM EST

This has been a tough year to buy a new or used car in America. With COVID-19 factory shutdowns, semiconductor chip shortages, rising prices and supply chain issues, it’s been nothing but bad news for car shoppers. And for those who’ve waited, hoping Black Friday sales would bring some...

Montana man pleads guilty to pandemic relief loan fraud

Nov. 23, 2021 19:30 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The owner of an eastern Montana restaurant pleaded guilty Tuesday to spending $75,000 from a federal COVID-19 relief loan to buy vintage automobiles rather than using it as working capital for his business, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Tuesday. ...

Police: 'Some' killed when SUV hits Christmas parade

Nov. 22, 2021 00:30 AM EST

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — An SUV sped through barricades and into a parade of Christmas marchers in suburban Milwaukee on Sunday, killing multiple people as it hit more than 20 adults and children in a horrifying scene captured by the city’s livestream and the cellphones of onlookers. ...

Electric vehicles get spotlight at Los Angeles Auto Show

Nov. 17, 2021 20:09 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Battery-powered vehicles will get top billing at the Los Angeles Auto Show, which opens this week after a year's hiatus due to the novel coronavirus. Subaru, which has seen strong sales growth in the U.S. during the past decade, will unveil its first...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Nov. 15, 2021 09:14 AM EST

Traverse City Record-Eagle. Nov. 14, 2021. Editorial: Lingering lead water lines are a nationwide problem Just because we can’t see something, doesn’t mean it won’t hurt us. It seems we find ourselves relearning that lesson...