Governor Nathan Deal names Robyn Crittenden to head the Department of Human Services

...Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy.Crittenden received a bachelor's degree from Yale and a law degree from the University of Michigan. She has one child and resides in Tucker.

Confederate flag case cited in Redskins trademark battle

...diagnosed with leukemia in 2013 when he was still in high school, has died. He was 20.Nash died Monday at University of Michigan Health System."Derrick was an inspiration to us all and the fight he showed will never be forgotten," Dave...

US consumer sentiment drops in May

WASHINGTON - A weak U.S. economy pulled down consumer sentiment in May.The University of Michigan says its index of consumer sentiment dropped to 90.7 from 95.9 in April. The May reading was the lowest since November.Consumers...

Starbucks baristas will stop writing "Race Together" on cups

...was the right place for race relations dialogue.Ninette Musili, a junior biomolecular science major at the University of Michigan, said the campaign seemed like an insincere publicity stunt. Like many who criticized Starbucks, she goes to...

Larry McCormack

...who played basketball for Columbia (NYC) University as an undergraduate and then received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1962. Larry joined Fuller, Henry, and Hodge in Toledo and subsequently practiced corporate law...

US consumer confidence slides after big January gain

...gallon a month ago, according to AAA.Another measure of consumer confidence, issued late last month by the University of Michigan, showed that consumer confidence hit an 11-year high in January.Consumer confidence measures "remain at...

US consumer spending slips in December as auto sales weaken

...increased 2.5 percent, the strongest gain since 2006, roughly a year before the Great Recession started.The University of Michigan reported that its consumer sentiment index stood at 98.1 percent in January, the highest reading since 2004...

Economic growth slows, but signs are pointing up

...encouraging signs that the U.S. consumer, who drives about two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, is back.The University of Michigan released its monthly gauge of consumer sentiment Friday, finding that in January more consumers expected the...

Jim Harbaugh vows to stay the course with 49ers

...you have in being an NFL football professional."Harbaugh wouldn't discuss an NFL Network report that the University of Michigan, his alma mater, had reached out to him about its head coach vacancy."As I've said, as a principle I don't...

Lackluster consumer, business spending may slow US growth in final months of 2014

...economy, adding to the year-end uncertainty.In a positive sign, a measure of consumer sentiment by the University of Michigan rose to a seven-year high, suggesting consumers could ramp up their spending during the holiday shopping season...