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  • State and insurance provider reach mastectomy deal

    Patients who see out-of-network plastic surgeons for breast reconstruction will be covered under an agreement reached between the state and insurance provider Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.


  • Work starts to complete Sleeping Bear Dunes trail

    Construction gets underway this spring to complete a bicycle trail between Glen Arbor and Empire in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.


  • Doris Lessing, pictured in 2006 at age 86 in her home in north London, was the free-thinking, world-traveling, often-polarizing writer of "The Golden Notebook" and dozens of other novels that reflected her own improbable journey across the former British Empire. The Nobel Prize-winning author died on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at age 94. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

    Nobel-winning author Doris Lessing dies at 94

    Doris Lessing, the Nobel Prize-winning, free-thinking, world-traveling and often-polarizing author of "The Golden Notebook" and dozens of other novels that reflected her own improbable journey across the former British Empire, died Sunday. She was 94.


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