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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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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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Adient reports fourth quarter loss amid improved earnings
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Adient reports fourth quarter loss amid improved earnings

Despite reporting another quarterly loss, Adient plc earnings improved amid a multiyear restructuring effort. The Plymouth-based The automotive...

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Masco finalizes $725 million sale of Milgard Windows and Doors
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Masco finalizes $725 million sale of Milgard Windows and Doors

Livonia-based Masco Corp. has completed the sale of one of its window and door subsidiaries for $725 million.Masco (NYSE: MAS) announced the deal's...

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End to Michigan budget impasse could be near
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End to Michigan budget impasse could be near

As the Michigan Legislature prepares to leave for its hunting and Thanksgiving break, a deal between Republican legislative leaders and Gov....

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Dispute over shifting funds derails deal on Michigan budget impasse
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Dispute over shifting funds derails deal on Michigan budget impasse

Shirkey spokeswoman: "... the governor has proven herself to be untrustworthy." As the Michigan Legislature prepares to leave for its hunting and...

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Changing the narrative on funding higher education
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Changing the narrative on funding higher education

While many have criticized Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for eliminating the Michigan tuition grant and the Michigan competitive grant, I actually applaud...

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Madison Heights company, owner sentenced in illegal waste storage case
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Madison Heights company, owner sentenced in illegal waste storage case

A Madison Heights-based company has been ordered to pay roughly $1.5 million, and its owner was sentenced to one year in prison, for illegally...

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Richard Gabrys, retired Deloitte exec who served on high-profile boards, dies at 78
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Richard Gabrys, retired Deloitte exec who served on high-profile boards, dies at 78

Richard Gabrys, the retired vice chairman of Deloitte LLP who served on dozens of nonprofit and corporate boards, died Monday. He was 78.Gabrys...

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

Attend the Veterans Day Parade in Detroit.Watch the Detroit Roller Derby home opener.Hear the Detroit Symphony Orchestra perform Tchaikovsky's...

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Voters reject most proposals to allow marijuana businesses
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Voters reject most proposals to allow marijuana businesses

The four Michigan communities seeking to prohibit recreational marijuana facilities went 2-2 in Tuesday's elections while only one of the six...

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Former city councilman Neeley ousts incumbent Flint mayor
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Former city councilman Neeley ousts incumbent Flint mayor

Voters have elected a new mayor in Flint, where recovery from a lead-contaminated water crisis remains a major issue. Former Flint city councilman...

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