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Ad agency behind Bell's Official Hazy IPA finds big growth in auto industry
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Ad agency behind Bell's Official Hazy IPA finds big growth in auto industry

It started with pizza and blossomed with beer.Now, business at boutique advertising agency Driven Creative Supply Co. is being driven by new...

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Mergers, acquisitions and new contracts across metro Detroit
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Mergers, acquisitions and new contracts across metro Detroit

Secure-24 Intermediate Holdings Inc., Southfield, a subsidiary of NTT Communications Corp., a communications business within the telecommunications...

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Road building industry ready to fix roads once funding is there
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Road building industry ready to fix roads once funding is there

As CEO of Ajax Paving Industries Inc. in Troy, I've experienced firsthand how Michigan's lack of a comprehensive road funding plan has sidelined an...

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Common sense, not tax increases, will fix our roads
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Common sense, not tax increases, will fix our roads

Harsh winter conditions this past year ripped up our roads and left us with the question looming larger than ever: "What can we can do to get the...

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Highland Park residents get water filters due to elevated levels of lead
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Highland Park residents get water filters due to elevated levels of lead

Hundreds of people in Highland Park have turned out to get free water filters after tests revealed high lead levels in at least nine of 36 homes...

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Sephora, Solidcore to open at The Village of Rochester Hills
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Sephora, Solidcore to open at The Village of Rochester Hills

Boutique fitness studio Solidcore and major beauty retailer Sephora are adding locations at The Village of Rochester Hills.Washington, D.C.-based...

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MLive leader to step down for senior advisor role
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MLive leader to step down for senior advisor role

Dan Gaydou, who oversees Grand Rapids-based MLive Media Group, is stepping down at the end of the year and taking a senior advisor role, MLive.com...

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Online stores now trail only auto dealers in U.S. retail market
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Online stores now trail only auto dealers in U.S. retail market

Online shopping has become the second-biggest chunk of the $520 billion U. S. retail market, after overtaking grocery stores and restaurants in...

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Michigan Supreme Court hears arguments on legality of new wage, sick time laws
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Michigan Supreme Court hears arguments on legality of new wage, sick time laws

LANSING — The Michigan Supreme Court is considering the legality of Republican lawmakers' unprecedented maneuver to significantly scale back...

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State contracts of $250,000 and higher need board's OK
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State contracts of $250,000 and higher need board's OK

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says state contracts worth at least $250,000 will need the approval of a board, a tighter threshold than the $500,000 floor...

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Leadership Oakland names new executive director
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Leadership Oakland names new executive director

Leadership Oakland has named Thomas Sommer as its new executive director. Sommer, 46, replaces Nancy Maurer, who is leaving to establish a...

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Radio entrepreneur, former Big Boy owner Robert Liggett dies
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Radio entrepreneur, former Big Boy owner Robert Liggett dies

Radio station entrepreneur and former Big Boy restaurant chain owner Robert Liggett Jr. died Friday at 76, according to an obituary.Liggett, a...

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Mary Kramer on WJR: New jail over budget
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Mary Kramer on WJR: New jail over budget

Crain's Detroit Business Group Publisher Mary Kramer chats with Paul W. Smith on WJR AM 760 about stories from the latest issue. Listen to the...

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Construction expo set for February 2020 at Suburban Collection Showplace
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Construction expo set for February 2020 at Suburban Collection Showplace

A two-day design and construction expo is coming to the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi next year, featuring over 150 exhibitors. The Great...

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USMCA ‘vital' to small-business growth
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USMCA ‘vital' to small-business growth

When I was lieutenant governor of Michigan, I saw firsthand the importance of trade with our North American neighbors. Trade deals such as the...

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Reduce ‘administrative burden' of work rules to prevent mass health coverage losses
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Reduce ‘administrative burden' of work rules to prevent mass health coverage losses

Medicaid work requirements are scheduled to take effect in Michigan on Jan. 1. Yet a recent study from Arkansas adds to mounting evidence that such...

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Collectibles from Palace of Auburn Hills go to auction
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Collectibles from Palace of Auburn Hills go to auction

After sales of seats and infrastructure from the to-be-demolished Joe Louis Arena generated $1.5 million last year, another iconic sports arena...

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Tower International to be acquired in $900 million deal
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Tower International to be acquired in $900 million deal

Metals and components supplier Tower International's plant in Ghent, Belgium is pictured. The Livonia-based company has agreed to be acquired by...

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Ford, VW deepen ties with deal on electric, autonomous tech
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Ford, VW deepen ties with deal on electric, autonomous tech

Volkswagen Group and Dearborn-based Ford Motor Co. are expanding their budding alliance to collaborate on development of electric and autonomous...

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Tony Earley Jr. flunks retirement, re-engages in metro Detroit
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Tony Earley Jr. flunks retirement, re-engages in metro Detroit

When former DTE Energy Co. Chairman and CEO Tony Earley Jr. left Michigan in 2011 to lead San Francisco-based PG&E Corp., he always intended to...

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Nominations due Aug. 13 for Crain's Best Managed Nonprofit Contest
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Nominations due Aug. 13 for Crain's Best Managed Nonprofit Contest

Crain's Best Managed Nonprofit Contest this year will focus on what Southeastern Michigan nonprofits are doing to develop the next generation of...

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Judson Center moving HQ from Royal Oak to Farmington Hills
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Judson Center moving HQ from Royal Oak to Farmington Hills

The Judson Center is moving its headquarters from the Royal Oak site it's called home for the past 95 years to a larger, more visible location in...

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Jewish Community Relations Council director to leave for role with Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit
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Jewish Community Relations Council director to leave for role with Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit

David Kurzmann is leaving his post as executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council, but he isn't going far.Kurzmann, 33, will leave...

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

1. Catch the wind at the Detroit Kite Festival. 2. Take a free yoga class at Grand Circus Park. 3. Put on your flip flops and head to a beach party...

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Salvation Army names new commander for metro Detroit
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Salvation Army names new commander for metro Detroit

The Southfield-based Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Division has named Maj. Timothy Meyer as its new general secretary and metro Detroit area...

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Royal Oak's Tennis & Golf Co. sold out of Chapter 11
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Royal Oak's Tennis & Golf Co. sold out of Chapter 11

The Tennis & Golf Co., located at 30211 Woodward Ave. in Royal Oak, has been purchased by two local businessmen who seek to refresh the Royal Oak...

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Pension bonds to aid roads 'retrieved out of Gov. Snyder's trash can'
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Pension bonds to aid roads 'retrieved out of Gov. Snyder's trash can'

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is not interested in a plan floated by west Michigan business leaders to sell $10 billion in bonds and pump the money into...

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Chad Livengood on 910AM: Ilitches miss development deadline
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Chad Livengood on 910AM: Ilitches miss development deadline

Crain's Detroit Business Senior Editor Chad Livengood talks with Nolan Finley on 910AM Superstation about top stories in Crain's. Listen to the...

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Grant program seeks to expand broadband in Michigan
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Grant program seeks to expand broadband in Michigan

The state of Michigan wants to increase broadband in rural areas.The Connecting Michigan Communities grant program is offering $20 million to...

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Michigan gas prices rise 6 cents to $2.85 per gallon
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Michigan gas prices rise 6 cents to $2.85 per gallon

Despite the increase, the average price for self-serve regular unleaded is about 8 cents less than a year ago, the Dearborn-based auto club said...

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