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Today on Stateside, how signs of progress on a U.S. trade deal with China could impact Michigan manufacturers. Plus, one family is hoping to fill the gaps in mental health care services for young adults after losing their son to suicide.

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Michigan’s senior U.S. senator is concerned about what President Trump will do at this weekend’s G7 Summit.

The Group of Seven, or G7, includes the United States, Germany, Japan, Britain, France, Canada and Italy. 

President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's most industrialized nations will open their annual G7 summit in France by discussing the global economy.

Economists say global economic growth has slowed, amid fears that a recession may be on the horizon. But President Trump insists the U.S. economy is strong.

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It's been a tense few months between the United States and many of its big trading partners. President Donald Trump's tariffs have targeted China, Canada, the European Union, and Mexico.

Those have, in many cases, triggered retaliatory tariffs, and American consumers are hearing: "we are going to wind up paying."

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President Trump fired another salvo in the escalating trade war with a Tuesday morning tweet.

Midwestern farmers are finding themselves caught in the crosshairs of this trade war. That's especially true for soybean farmers.

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Economists are making dire predictions about the potential effect of a trade war on the domestic auto industry.