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New UM hospital won't slow affiliation plans with other health systems
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New UM hospital won't slow affiliation plans with other health systems

Plans to build new $920 million, 264-bed new hospital in Ann Arbor Michigan Medicine CEO Marschall Runge, M. D., said in an interview with Crain's...

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Defense contractor Arotech to be acquired for $80.8 million
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Defense contractor Arotech to be acquired for $80.8 million

Pittsfield Township-based defense and security company Arotech Corp. has agreed to be acquired by a large East Coast private equity firm in a deal...

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Altair names former Ford exec as chief information officer
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Altair names former Ford exec as chief information officer

Andrea Siudara, the former global director of sales and marketing IT for Ford Motor Co., has joined Altair Engineering Inc. as its new chief...

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Michigan's higher education policies fail families and the economy
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Michigan's higher education policies fail families and the economy

Lawmakers in Lansing agree that a skilled workforce is critical to the state's economic future. Higher education can help tackle this challenge,...

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When did venture capitalists become the bad guys?
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When did venture capitalists become the bad guys?

In preparation for my new role as the National Venture Capital Association chair, I've been reflecting on the VC industry and where it fits in...

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Michigan makes strides in keeping entrepreneurs on ‘Third Coast'
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Michigan makes strides in keeping entrepreneurs on ‘Third Coast'

Delane Parnell's company wasn't quite an overnight sensation - but it's been mighty close. In the two years since starting his esports company...

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Crain's fails to tell whole story on cannabis denials
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Crain's fails to tell whole story on cannabis denials

To the Editor: Crain's recent story about Mazin Samona's denial for his proposed Oasis medical marijuana business licenses failed to dive into the...

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Debating the future of regional transit
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Debating the future of regional transit

Metro Detroit political leaders who have long pushed for a four-county solution on regional transit are exploring the creation of a "coalition of...

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Mumford alumni Willis, Vann, others to be honored
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Mumford alumni Willis, Vann, others to be honored

The alumni association for Detroit's Mumford High School will honor singer and songwriter Allee Willis, the Bishop Edgar Vann and broadcaster Al...

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Detroit Youth Choir gets $1 million pledge from local funders, companies
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Detroit Youth Choir gets $1 million pledge from local funders, companies

The Detroit Youth Choir may not have won the $1 first-place million prize on "America's Got Talent" this week, but Southeast Michigan foundations...

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Nonprofit funders discuss shift in focus areas, push for diversity and equity
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Nonprofit funders discuss shift in focus areas, push for diversity and equity

Representatives from four foundations that make grants in Southeast Michigan discussed recent shifts in their operations during the "Unconventional...

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Secret recordings with Marvin Gaye and other stories shared by Motown legends 60 years later
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Secret recordings with Marvin Gaye and other stories shared by Motown legends 60 years later

Some of Motown Record's most important players swapped stories Friday at The Cube, keeping the legacy of Detroit's most iconic music label alive 60...

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Davenport University receives $4 million grant for cybersecurity scholarships
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Davenport University receives $4 million grant for cybersecurity scholarships

A $4 million grant aimed at training and educating students cybersecurity has been awarded to Grand Rapids-based Davenport University.The Alexandra...

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Declining sports youth involvement, loss of fun explored in 'Power of Play'
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Declining sports youth involvement, loss of fun explored in 'Power of Play'

Athletes and others discussed this week's launch of the $3 million "Don't Retire, Kid" advertising campaign, which calls out the pressure parents...

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University of Michigan to build $920 million hospital it calls 'most advanced' in Michigan
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University of Michigan to build $920 million hospital it calls 'most advanced' in Michigan

University of Michigan board of regents approved $920 million, 326-bed new hospital in Ann Arbor A new $920 million, 326-bed hospital for the...

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U.P. bank to acquire Bingham Farms-based Main Street Bank in $42 million deal
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U.P. bank to acquire Bingham Farms-based Main Street Bank in $42 million deal

Keweenaw Financial Corp., the parent company of U.P. bank Superior National Bank and Trust, has agreed to acquire a metro Detroit bank with six...

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Michigan Supreme Court takes sexual harassment case involving lawyer Mike Morse
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Michigan Supreme Court takes sexual harassment case involving lawyer Mike Morse

The Michigan Supreme Court is stepping into a legal dispute involving a popular personal-injury lawyer who is accused of sexually assaulting two...

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SW Detroit Restaurant Week returns
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SW Detroit Restaurant Week returns

Southwest Detroit Restaurant Week will return for its second year next month, featuring special options from 25 of the neighborhood's Latin...

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Amazon orders 100,000 delivery vehicles from Rivian
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Amazon orders 100,000 delivery vehicles from Rivian

The pressure on Rivian to nail the engineering, manufacturing and quality of its electric vehicles just got amped up — way up — with the news...

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Coulter names Oakland County economic development, public policy leaders
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Coulter names Oakland County economic development, public policy leaders

A month after being sworn into office, Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter has tapped two more deputy county executives to round out his...

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Major section of I-75 in Oakland County to close this weekend
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Major section of I-75 in Oakland County to close this weekend

A roughly 13-mile section of I-75 in Oakland County will be close in both directions for bridge demolition and road repair this weekend.Starting...

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Detroit Youth Choir places second in 'America's Got Talent' finals, misses bid to win $1 million
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Detroit Youth Choir places second in 'America's Got Talent' finals, misses bid to win $1 million

A homecoming celebration is planned Friday for the Detroit Youth Choir, which came in second place in the 14th season of "America's Got Talent" on...

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Michigan Legislature approves K-12 budget
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Michigan Legislature approves K-12 budget

LANSING — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature on Thursday gave final approval to a K-12 budget that would boost base per-student funding for...

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Lawmakers OK budget for public schools, move forward $400 million roads increase
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Lawmakers OK budget for public schools, move forward $400 million roads increase

LANSING — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature gave final approval Thursday to a K-12 budget that would boost base per-student aid for most...

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Supplier Nexteer warns of temporary layoffs due to GM strike
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Supplier Nexteer warns of temporary layoffs due to GM strike

Nexteer Automotive, an Auburn Hills-based supplier of steering and driveline products, said it would begin temporary layoffs if the UAW's strike...

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Jewish Community Relations Council names new executive director
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Jewish Community Relations Council names new executive director

Bloomfield Hills-based Jewish Community Relations Council named Rabbi Asher Lopatin as its new executive director. Lopatin started Tuesday,...

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Whitmer wants budget bills now; GOP waiting until next week
News 6 days ago
Whitmer wants budget bills now; GOP waiting until next week

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer discusses road funding and other matters at the Downtown Detroit Partnership's annual meeting at Cobo Center in February in...

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U.S. Senate confirms Walbridge CEO John Rakolta for ambassador to UAE
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U.S. Senate confirms Walbridge CEO John Rakolta for ambassador to UAE

The U. S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Detroit businessman John Rakolta Jr. as ambassador to the United Arab Emirates. With a 63...

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Patrick J's Irish Pub in Berkley closes
News 6 days ago
Patrick J's Irish Pub in Berkley closes

Patrick J's Irish Pub in downtown Berkley has closed. A city official confirmed the closure to Crain's, after word of the news and an image of a...

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DTE seeks solar, wind developers to bid on projects
News 6 days ago
DTE seeks solar, wind developers to bid on projects

Some Michigan farmers are bolstering revenue by renting out some of their land to independent power producers. DTE Energy Co. is looking for solar...

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