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National index gives Michigan, area low economic marks

Posted: Monday, November 29, 2010 11:00 am

Between 2005 and 2008, median earnings for men in Michigan fell more than 12 percent — from $39,000 annually to $34,000 — according to a report released this month by the American Development Project.

The American Development Project, a nonpartisan initiative of the Social Science Research Council, released its findings after compiling and studying the American Human Development (HD) Index, a scoring system that measures health, education and income based on government documents.

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  • Rush Township 76 posted at 8:20 am on Wed, Dec 1, 2010.

    Rush Township 76 Posts: 6

    I dare any of you besides gibles and durand to attempt reciting the alphabet. Or better yet, just tell us what constitutes a complete sentence.

  • gibles posted at 1:52 pm on Tue, Nov 30, 2010.

    gibles Posts: 28

    I don't even think that was english.....

  • Durand posted at 8:56 am on Tue, Nov 30, 2010.

    Durand Posts: 288

    nigle12? What are you blabbering about goofball? what's a "CHISTIAN", and how does one go about "CALL"ing them?

    BTW< Argus/Press, This isn't exactly headline news to those of us who live here, just the "new norm"....

  • nigle12 posted at 9:57 pm on Mon, Nov 29, 2010.

    nigle12 Posts: 4

    The America-poeple lost there JOBS dur to G.W.Bush need Men & Women to go in an
    Kill people, that way the USA is "CALL" a "CHISTIAN" ?
    Look back to "1830 to 1834" can you tell me what went on ? If you can recall ?
    or talk with your Mum & Dad ? or tlk with your Grangmother & Grandfather ?about "1830" to "1834"
    you Mum & Dad KILLS the "INDIAN !

  • nigle12 posted at 7:51 pm on Mon, Nov 29, 2010.

    nigle12 Posts: 4

    the debt is "$13,372,914,170,388.60" and ".W.Bush" & "John McCain" send all
    the "JOBS" to "China" and "Over-Sea" in 2001 to 2008 ! is it Pres.Obama
    doing ? or Whatdid G.W.Bush "LIE" ? or What ? do you know ? if not ask your kids ?
    Why getn't the USA yell the America-people the "Truth" is the America telling us the
    "Truth" are have they told us a "Lie" ?

    May-be "Wiki-Leaks" is telling tje America the "TRUTH"
    What do you Thinks ?

    do not for get ?
    1.) Debt is $13,372,914,170,388.60 ?
    2.) G.W.Bush Tax-Cuts ?

    3.) The Republicans has from "2001" to "2008" ?
    4.) That is "8-years" ?
    5.) So Where is the Tax-Cuts money ?
    6.) I will tell you ?
    7.) The 'Republicans have !
    8.) That how the "Republicans" got in, in November 2,2010 1
    Thank you for your time.
    8.) Novermber 29,2010
    9.) Time: 6:50pm
    10.) ta,ta, for now,
    11.) The Liverpool Lad

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