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Mt. Brighton, northern Michigan ski resorts open weeks early
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Mt. Brighton, northern Michigan ski resorts open weeks early

The snow and cold came early, and so has skiing season in Michigan - and not just Up North. Mt. Brighton Ski Area in Livingston County is opening...

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Shareholders OK GateHouse's $1.4 billion acquisition of Detroit Free Press owner Gannett, paving way for cuts
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Shareholders OK GateHouse's $1.4 billion acquisition of Detroit Free Press owner Gannett, paving way for cuts

Two of the largest U.S. newspaper companies are set to combine after shareholders approved GateHouse Media's $1.4 billion acquisition of Gannett Co...

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Investing in water infrastructure can boost economy, jobs, improve health
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Investing in water infrastructure can boost economy, jobs, improve health

Michigan should spend the billions of dollars required to improve its fresh and storm water infrastructure, along the way creating thousands of new...

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Kellogg's Pop-Tarts to air its first Super Bowl commercial
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Kellogg's Pop-Tarts to air its first Super Bowl commercial

Pop-Tarts will air its first Super Bowl commercial as it looks to position the breakfast pastry as a game-day snack. The brand under Battle Creek...

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Detroit Free Press seeks buyouts ahead of potential layoffs
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Detroit Free Press seeks buyouts ahead of potential layoffs

Detroit's two daily newspapers are likely to see smaller staff reductions at the end of this year compared with recent years.The Detroit Free Press...

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A different vision on health care from ex-Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini
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A different vision on health care from ex-Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini

A panel discusses health care policy at Crain's Health Care Leadership Summit. From left: Moderator Marianne Udow-Phillips, Mark Bertolini, Bill...

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10 things to do this weekend
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10 things to do this weekend

Witness "Jurassic World" and 24 dinosaurs come to life at Little Caesars Arena Check out the new features and attractions at the Novi Pet Expo in...

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Michigan opens door to recreational marijuana sales in December
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Michigan opens door to recreational marijuana sales in December

Move could will limit appeal of illicit-market marijuana LANSING - The state of Michigan is opening the door to the sale of marijuana for...

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Beaumont sues after Michigan health department nixes Oxford hospital
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Beaumont sues after Michigan health department nixes Oxford hospital

The goal of Beaumont Health's lawsuit is to block actions to deny the new Oxford hospital while its appeals of the Certificate of Need denial play...

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Local cryogenic equipment supplier sold in $15 million deal
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Local cryogenic equipment supplier sold in $15 million deal

Custom Biogenic Systems. Inc., a Bruce Township-based cryogenics equipment supplier, has been purchased by a publicly traded firm for $11 million...

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Macomb County cryogenic equipment supplier sold in $15 million deal
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Macomb County cryogenic equipment supplier sold in $15 million deal

Custom Biogenic Systems, which supplies liquid nitrogen freezers and cryogenic equipment, sold to BioLife Solutions Inc. Custom Biogenic Systems....

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Michigan lawsuit targets McDonald's, alleges culture of harassment
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Michigan lawsuit targets McDonald's, alleges culture of harassment

A former McDonald's employee in mid-Michigan is suing the global fast-food chain for allegedly turning a blind eye on the corporate culture of...

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Flint Angels to launch investor group in partnership with statewide network
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Flint Angels to launch investor group in partnership with statewide network

The formation of a new angel investor group in the state, the Flint Angels, is expected to be announced Monday. The Flint Angels will be a...

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Flint's ‘comeback story' at odds with its bleak fiscal outlook
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Flint's ‘comeback story' at odds with its bleak fiscal outlook

Standing on stage of Flint's recently rehabilitated Capitol Theatre, Mayor Karen Weaver delivered a State of the City address last month touting...

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Let's not forget the opportunities, responsibilities we have
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Let's not forget the opportunities, responsibilities we have

Last month, I attended a very special ceremony: My wife of 10 years became an American citizen.She's been a very proud Canadian but finally decided...

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Taking stock of Kmart's legacy in Detroit
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Taking stock of Kmart's legacy in Detroit

Last week saw the final local whimper of what was once a metro Detroit retail titan.Sears Holdings Corp., which owns Kmart, said it would close the...

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A friend's dying wish brings nonprofit to Flint
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A friend's dying wish brings nonprofit to Flint

A request by a dying friend in California has led the Renew Group, a Tampa-based nonprofit, to open up shop in Flint. Vann Johnson, a renowned...

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Physicist and venture capitalist Robert McMahan, president of Kettering University
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Physicist and venture capitalist Robert McMahan, president of Kettering University

How many presidents of top engineering schools majored in art history as undergraduates? At least one, but likely not many more than that: Robert...

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Michigan liquor distributor told to fix delivery woes
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Michigan liquor distributor told to fix delivery woes

Problems at one of Michigan's three authorized liquor distribution companies are causing pre-holiday season headaches for some bars and restaurants...

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CEO Tom Lewand to leave Shinola at year's end
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CEO Tom Lewand to leave Shinola at year's end

The clock is ticking on Tom Lewand Jr.'s time as CEO of watch and luxury goods maker Shinola/Detroit LLC.Shinola announced Friday that Lewand will...

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Dow Chemical agrees to $77 million in environmental restoration settlement
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Dow Chemical agrees to $77 million in environmental restoration settlement

Dow Chemical Co. has agreed to an estimated $77 million settlement for environmental restoration projects in mid-Michigan to compensate for...

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Spencer Johnson, former Michigan Health & Hospital Association president, dies at 76
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Spencer Johnson, former Michigan Health & Hospital Association president, dies at 76

Spencer Johnson, former CEO of the Michigan Health and Hospital Association, died Friday morning at age 76. Johnson retired in 2015 from the MHA...

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Leapfrog names 32
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Leapfrog names 32 "A" hospitals in Michigan for best patient safety

Six more hospitals in Michigan received "A" grades for patient safety in a national quality report issued this week compared with a similar report...

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Backcountry.com says it is withdrawing lawsuit against Michigan ski maker
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Backcountry.com says it is withdrawing lawsuit against Michigan ski maker

Backcountry.com said in letter, "We made a mistake" The owner of a small ski manufacturer in Michigan said Backcountry.com - the internet retail...

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Michigan Fashion Week looks to take industry's temperature with Detroit event
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Michigan Fashion Week looks to take industry's temperature with Detroit event

New this year, Michigan Fashion Week is hosting an event in Detroit to assess the state of the clothing industry in the city and across Michigan....

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Kmart to close last 2 stores in its hometown
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Kmart to close last 2 stores in its hometown

Kmart is closing its remaining stores in metro Detroit, where the retail chain started nearly 60 years ago. Stores in Waterford and Warren will be...

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Tequila brand spills over state lines
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Tequila brand spills over state lines

A Canton-based tequila brand will start selling its booze over state lines. Teeq Tequila sells in 275 stores, restaurants and bars in Michigan and...

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Teamsters call strike at DMC on Nov. 16 over contract impasse
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Teamsters call strike at DMC on Nov. 16 over contract impasse

Teamsters Local 283 calls strike at Detroit Medical Center with its 150 members over what it calls lack of good-faith bargaining The Teamsters...

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Universal Logistics acquires competitor business for $51.25 million
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Universal Logistics acquires competitor business for $51.25 million

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc., the Moroun family trucking giant, has acquired a transportation and chassis management services business for...

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Oakland County commissioners vote to have say in adding DIA proposal to ballot
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Oakland County commissioners vote to have say in adding DIA proposal to ballot

The DIA's board voted this week to seek approvals from the three counties to ask voters for an early renewal of the 10-year, 0.2 mills millage...

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