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An orientation to asexuality

It's not just a phase.

They're not frigid, sick, repressed or broken.

Meeting the so-called "right one" isn't going to change anything.

But for people like Sandra Mellott, the questions just keep on rolling in from friends, family and loved ones who…

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Efforts underway to change GOP on gay marriage

Gay conservatives are undertaking the most coordinated effort yet to change the Republican Party's position on same-sex marriage. Their approach: one state and one Republican activist at a time.

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Races aim to help women with heart health

There are races this weekend that mean more to some woman than just completing the miles.

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Check your child seat safety for free

If you have younger children, are you sure your child safety seat is installed properly?

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Millennials are staying put at mom and dad's place

Remember all of those Millennials living in their parent's basements because they couldn't find a job or afford a place of their own? Well, they haven't moved out yet.

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To spank or not spank?

The indictment of NFL star Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has led to a robust debate about whether hitting, spanking or any other form of corporal punishment is justified and effective in dealing with children.

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Ann Arbor plans to ban smoking at 77 parks

Want to light up at an Ann Arbor park or playground? Think again.

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Meijer to pay $2M for recalled products

Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. will pay $2 million to settle charges that the firm knowingly sold and distributed hundreds of recalled products.

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Schools say healthy lunches are costly, unpopular

Some schools are pushing back against an initiative to provide healthier lunch options for students, saying they are costly and unpopular.

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Study: Some parents take children out of boosters too early

Making sure little ones are strapped in safely is one of the first things most parents do before hitting the road. But a new study shows an alarming number of parents aren’t doing it correctly.

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If children see their parents wearing helmets on a bike, they are more likely to do the same.

Bike safety: Parents set example with helmets

If children see their parents wearing helmets on a bike, they are more likely to do the same.

Local business is thriving in teaching kids how to swim by reducing fear with bright colors and fun.

The goldfish way to swim

Local business is thriving in teaching kids how to swim by reducing fear with bright colors and fun.

Goldner Walsh garden in Pontiac

At the Goldner Walsh Garden and Home in Pontiac, there are chickens, goats and plenty of flora and fauna. There’s also a lot of cooperation.