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Crain's Health Care Leadership Summit
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Crain's Health Care Leadership Summit

At Crain's 2019 Health Care Leadership Summit, we brought together health care executives, providers and other experts to create ideas on how to...

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Vetoed charter school funding stifles K-12 education reform debate
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Vetoed charter school funding stifles K-12 education reform debate

It's been a cold, hard month-and-a-half for charter school students in Michigan - and not just because of the early onslaught of snow. On Oct. 1,...

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Michiganders with autism deserve state support
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Michiganders with autism deserve state support

I want to talk about a superhero I know. She is a single mom with two jobs. Her 8-year-old son is non-verbal and has autism. He's the light of her...

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Supplier concerns linger after UAW-GM strike
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Supplier concerns linger after UAW-GM strike

The UAW's 40-day strike of General Motors Co. hurt the bottom line for many of the Detroit-based automaker's suppliers. The UAW strike that halted...

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

LANSING - The state of Michigan is opening the door to the sale of marijuana for recreational use starting in December, which is earlier than...

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Injured drivers fee slashed 55% under auto insurance reform
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Injured drivers fee slashed 55% under auto insurance reform

The auto insurance reform bills signed into law last May mandated certain reductions in premiums. The Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association...

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'Short guy' clothing retailer Ash & Erie ready for growth after $1.2 million investment
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'Short guy' clothing retailer Ash & Erie ready for growth after $1.2 million investment

Ash & Erie Inc., which makes clothes for guys on the short side of tall, is looking to grow after closing a $1.2 million round of seed investment....

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

Want to get something off your chest? Send us an email or hit us up on Facebook or Twitter. Crain's Breaking News Alert - News delivered to your...

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Liquor delivery delays in metro Detroit could continue through holidays
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Liquor delivery delays in metro Detroit could continue through holidays

Thousands of metro Detroit bars and retailers are seeing delays in liquor and wine deliveries due to logistic issues at Republic National...

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‘Guy who sells money' worries about Detroit's comeback
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‘Guy who sells money' worries about Detroit's comeback

Dennis Bernard, 60, founded Bernard Financial Group in 1991 in a small subleased office without a computer because he couldn't afford one. The firm...

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Historic bank building in downtown Flint reimagined as new hotel
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Historic bank building in downtown Flint reimagined as new hotel

A new hotel in Flint sums up the ongoing rebirth in the central city. It is a new hotel, but not a new building. The 101-room Hilton Garden Inn is...

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Lands' End's quest to go it alone without Sears hits Michigan
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Lands' End's quest to go it alone without Sears hits Michigan

Clothing, home goods retailer opened its first company-owned location in the state Thursday in Grand Rapids Lands' End spun off from Sears in 2014...

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Michigan Supreme Court takes case of foreclosure windfalls
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Michigan Supreme Court takes case of foreclosure windfalls

Attorney for former Oakland County property owners calls it "stealing" A lawyer on Thursday warned the Michigan Supreme Court that local...

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Metro Detroit's business climate is ripe for new companies, growth
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Metro Detroit's business climate is ripe for new companies, growth

The city of Detroit is home to more than 62,000 small businesses, according to 2012 U. S. Census data. It seems there's a new business opening on a...

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Ann Arbor data firm We Predict lands $2.9 million contract with NHTSA
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Ann Arbor data firm We Predict lands $2.9 million contract with NHTSA

Ann Arbor-based data analysis firm We Predict has received a three-year $2.9 million contract to provide the National Highway Traffic Safety...

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Comcast to open 10 stores in Southeast and mid-Michigan with $3 million investment
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Comcast to open 10 stores in Southeast and mid-Michigan with $3 million investment

Comcast Corp. plans to invest nearly $3 million to open 10 new Xfinity stores in Southeast and mid-Michigan. The Philadelphia-based...

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UM innovation center a bet on luring talent to Detroit
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UM innovation center a bet on luring talent to Detroit

Billionaires Stephen Ross and Dan Gilbert plan to build a $300 million innovation center for the University of Michigan along Gratiot Avenue...

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Stryker to acquire Wright Medical Group in $4 billion deal
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Stryker to acquire Wright Medical Group in $4 billion deal

Stryker Corp. will pay $4 billion to buy Wright Medical Group NV, a Amsterdam-based maker of orthopedic products, the Kalamazoo-based company...

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Michael Lee on WJR: UM campus in Detroit
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Michael Lee on WJR: UM campus in Detroit

Crain's Detroit Business Managing Editor Michael Lee chats with Paul W. Smith on WJR AM 760 about top stories from this week's issue. Listen to the...

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How architects are thinking about UM's innovation center
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How architects are thinking about UM's innovation center

Last week, a pair of billionaires - Stephen Ross and Dan Gilbert - and the University of Michigan formally revealed plans for the former Wayne...

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How architects are thinking about UM's innovation center in Detroit
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How architects are thinking about UM's innovation center in Detroit

Last week, a pair of billionaires - Stephen Ross and Dan Gilbert - and the University of Michigan formally revealed plans for the former Wayne...

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Technology and mobility
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Technology and mobility

We thought autonomous vehicles would be here by now - or at least in the next five years. But delays in the overall readiness of self-driving cars...

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Michigan receives 52 recreational marijuana business applications on first day
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Michigan receives 52 recreational marijuana business applications on first day

Michigan's Marijuana Regulatory Agency expects retail sales of recreational marijuana, which follows legal sales for medicinal purposes, to begin...

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UAW leaders send Ford deal to workers for vote
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UAW leaders send Ford deal to workers for vote

Under its tentative deal with the UAW, Ford Motor Co. will invest $700 million at its Dearborn Truck Plant for the next-generation F-150 truck. UAW...

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New fashion shops opening in Detroit's New Center
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New fashion shops opening in Detroit's New Center

A pair of new clothing stores are opening in Detroit's New Center neighborhood, whose reputation as a fashion hub is being restored with an influx...

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Switch, West Michigan schools reach tentative deal over disputed tax breaks
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Switch, West Michigan schools reach tentative deal over disputed tax breaks

Switch Inc. says it has invested $155 million into its giant "server farm" in Caledonia and is preparing to add up to 400,000 square feet of...

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RenCen restaurants set opening date
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RenCen restaurants set opening date

Black Lotus Brewing Co., a brewery and restaurant in downtown Clawson, closed Wednesday night. Black Lotus Brewing Co. closed Wednesday night after...

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Ford, UAW reach tentative contract agreement
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Ford, UAW reach tentative contract agreement

UAW International President Gary Jones (left) and Bill Ford, executive chairman of Ford Motor Co., kick off contract negotiations on July 15 at...

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Sister Pie no longer pursuing lease for 2nd location on Mack
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Sister Pie no longer pursuing lease for 2nd location on Mack

Popular West Village Detroit bakery assessing what's next after "initial concerns regarding lease negotiations" Sister Pie will no longer seek a...

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Don't expect a Joe Louis Arena site development any time soon
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Don't expect a Joe Louis Arena site development any time soon

Even after the last beam of Joe Louis Arena comes down and the debris is cleared, it will take years to start work on the site overlooking the...

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