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Health & Science
12:09 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Less Sleep, More Bulge? Research Finds Link Between Zzz's, Calories

Refrigerators are the first place for many sleep-deprived people.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Dr. Cecilia Hillard about the relationship between lack of sleep and eating habits.

People having a hard time sleeping often turn to munchies to deal with their insomnia. But is that healthy?

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Arts & Culture
11:58 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Essay: Redefining Detroit

The world famous American Coney Island is in the heart of Detroit.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Travelers Roundtable contributor Rob Bundy on his recent visit to Detroit.

At 5:45 a.m. on the morning of my last day in Detroit, I groggily emerge onto the street outside the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel.

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Politics & Government
11:48 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Analyst: As Negotiations Continue, Russia 'Shrewd' on Syria

Protestors outside the U.S. Capitol building rally for a military intervention in Syria.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews foreign policy contributor Art Cyr.

Update: High-stakes talks between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov continued on Friday in Geneva. They say they are continuing to negotiate a deal on Syria's chemical weapons, as well as try to renew talks on ending the Syrian civil war.

It has been a roller coaster week for U.S. policy toward Syria. 

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Politics & Government
8:00 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Immigration Advocates Hope Issue Remains Front and Center

Immigration advocates are hoping Wisconsin's Paul Ryan is able to keep their cause at the forefront
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Lawmakers in D.C. are back to work this week. While Syria is garnering a lot of attention, immigration advocates hope their cause remains at the forefront.

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Environment
6:00 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Start Ups Expect Great Things from Global Water Center

Alga Bionics founders Hensley Foster and Jun Yoshitani in their Global Water Center home - beaker of algae as centerpiece

Thursday night, The Global Water Center officially opened in the Walkers Point neighborhood. We meet a couple of entrepreneurs who now share the third floor.

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