North Dakotans, enriched by an oil boom, stepped up their spending at triple the national pace in the three years that followed the Great Recession. In Nevada, smacked hard by the housing bust, consumers barely increased their spending.
Nearly 10 million Americans decided they would be a different race or ethnicity in the early 2000s, with the largest movement coming from Hispanics deciding which racial category they should be in, a new census report showed Wednesday.
Fourteen Relay for Life teams kicked off the 20th annual local event with an opening ceremony Saturday morning at White Pines Intermediate School, 1400 S. Griffin St. Walkers and the public are welcome throughout the 24-hour event that culminates in a closing ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Bring cash and check out the booths to help with the fundraisers. For more information go to relayforlife.org/grandhavenmi