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Amazon gets $4M to put 1,000-job warehouse near Grand Rapids, Michigan

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is giving online retailer Amazon $4 million to ensure that it opens another facility in the state. The Michigan Strategic Fund board approved the incentive Tuesday. Seattle-based Amazon plans to create 1,000 full-time jobs at the $150 million fulfilment center in Gaines Township near Grand Rapids. It will be Amazon's...

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EPA blocks some news outlets from water contaminants summit

The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday blocked The Associated Press and at least two other news organizations from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants. The meeting, convened in Washington by EPA chief Scott Pruitt, was open to invited media only, EPA spokesman Jahan Wilcox said. Wilcox said there was no room at the...