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Raiders' Antonio Brown picks Detroit-based Xenith after league disallows old helmet
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Raiders' Antonio Brown picks Detroit-based Xenith after league disallows old helmet

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown has chosen to don a helmet made by Detroit-based Xenith LLC after losing a fight to wear prized helmet...

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Owners of Detroit's Chartreuse peg Milwaukee Junction for new fine dining restaurant, bar
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Owners of Detroit's Chartreuse peg Milwaukee Junction for new fine dining restaurant, bar

Owners of Chartreuse in Detroit's Midtown plan to open a fine dining restaurant and bar in Milwaukee Junction. The business partners who launched...

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Motown Records founder Berry Gordy makes $4 million gift for museum expansion
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Motown Records founder Berry Gordy makes $4 million gift for museum expansion

Berry Gordy, the founder of Motown Records, has given $4 million toward expansion of the museum commemorating his record label's legacy. The museum...

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Detroit Public Library eliminates late fees
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Detroit Public Library eliminates late fees

Detroit Public Library has eliminated fines for overdue items in a bid to bring old patrons back into the fold, part of a national trend of...

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Specialty physician groups attracting private equity investment
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Specialty physician groups attracting private equity investment

The 18 physician shareholders at Beacon Orthopaedics in Cincinnati decided last year they needed an outside investor to help them grow and compete...

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2019 is a big year for big properties
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2019 is a big year for big properties

The Pontiac Silverdome site is 127 acres and is being targeted for a new warehouse/distribution demolition by an Atlanta-based developer. If...

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Cullen named new Bedrock CEO; Ketai becomes 2nd key departure in 3 months
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Cullen named new Bedrock CEO; Ketai becomes 2nd key departure in 3 months

Matt Cullen has been named the new CEO of Dan Gilbert's Bedrock LLC real estate company and a longtime Gilbert confidant is on the way out in the...

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Michigan is in on settlement talks with some drug makers
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Michigan is in on settlement talks with some drug makers

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said the state is involved in settlement talks with some drug makers accused of fueling the nation's opioid...

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Pontiac Silverdome site developer chosen for warehouse, distribution project
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Pontiac Silverdome site developer chosen for warehouse, distribution project

Pontiac mayor says development plan is for the entire 127-acre site The former site of the Pontiac Silverdome is targeted for a massive warehouse...

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10 things to do this Labor Day weekend
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10 things to do this Labor Day weekend

Listen to smooth jazz at the Detroit Jazz Festival.Head to the Hamtramck Labor Day FestivalCheck out live music, food and more at Arts, Beats and...

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Detroit to begin $800,000 Spirit Plaza project after Jazz Fest
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Detroit to begin $800,000 Spirit Plaza project after Jazz Fest

Detroit will begin an $800,000 construction project to make Spirit Plaza park downtown permanent following the Jazz Fest this Labor Day weekend....

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Orbion Space Technology raises $9.2 million amid rising demand for plasma thrusters for satellites
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Orbion Space Technology raises $9.2 million amid rising demand for plasma thrusters for satellites

Houghton-based Orbion Space Technology tests an Orbion Aurora plasma thruster in its manufacturing facility. A company in Houghton that developed a...

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Streetscape construction in Southwest Detroit has business owners anxious, excited
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Streetscape construction in Southwest Detroit has business owners anxious, excited

Bagley Street between 24th Street and Fisher Service Drive in southwest Detroit is closed to traffic until November for a street resurfacing...

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Art Van buildings in Livonia, Shelby Township, Howell listed for sale
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Art Van buildings in Livonia, Shelby Township, Howell listed for sale

The building that houses the Art Van Furniture LLC store on Hall Road in Shelby Township is for sale as part of a five-property portfolio for $56...

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Strong fall apple harvest forecast for Michigan orchards
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Strong fall apple harvest forecast for Michigan orchards

Michigan apple growers are expecting another strong showing this fall. A crop estimate of 25.25 million bushels was announced Friday. That's about...

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Solar panels could be cash crop for farmers
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Solar panels could be cash crop for farmers

Farmers discuss plans to put solar panels on farmland as a "cash crop" Two family farmers in Eaton County and Saginaw County jumped into the solar...

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Coppercraft Distillery scores 3-year deal with Lions at Ford Field
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Coppercraft Distillery scores 3-year deal with Lions at Ford Field

Fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of Coppercraft Distillery products at Ford Field this season, including its spirits and canned...

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New details released for restaurants, bar atop RenCen to open in mid-November
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New details released for restaurants, bar atop RenCen to open in mid-November

The new restaurant planned for the space formerly occupied by Coach Insignia on the top of the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit will be...

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Detroit Zoo to use 100% renewable wind power through DTE's MIGreenPower program
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Detroit Zoo to use 100% renewable wind power through DTE's MIGreenPower program

Last year, the Detroit Zoo installed a Smartflower, a ground-mounted solar panel system that produces more than 4,000 kilowatts of electricity per...

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Changes in store for Hydrofest boat races this weekend
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Changes in store for Hydrofest boat races this weekend

New this year is a sensory-friendly tent The Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest will feature a dozen 24-foot Grand Prix boats from Canada, New...

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Sphinx to put $1.5 M in grants behind increasing diversity in classical music field
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Sphinx to put $1.5 M in grants behind increasing diversity in classical music field

The Sphinx Organization has been on a mission to increase the number of musicians of color in the classical music sector for the past 23 years. And...

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Developer builds on mixed-use campus in Detroit's Core City, branches out
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Developer builds on mixed-use campus in Detroit's Core City, branches out

Opening expected early next month for Magnet, a follow-up restaurant from chef of Takoi in Corktown Detroit-based developer Prince Concepts built a...

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Cannabis is legal in Michigan. We're not talking enough about whether it's safe.
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Cannabis is legal in Michigan. We're not talking enough about whether it's safe.

Federico Mariona, M. D., is founding director, division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, and clinical professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology,...

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Competition targets female entrepreneurs
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Competition targets female entrepreneurs

Applications are open for a new pitch competition, which will provide $10,000 to one woman entrepreneur with a vision to benefit the city of...

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Let educators set school calendars 'when they please'
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Let educators set school calendars 'when they please'

For far too long, we as citizens have accepted the slow and constant decline of our education construct here in Michigan. This did not happen...

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Is it time to send Michigan's post-Labor Day school start law on a permanent vacation?
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Is it time to send Michigan's post-Labor Day school start law on a permanent vacation?

Tourism industry experts say Michigan's post-Labor Day school start law has become 'feckless' as waivers are granted on-demand. Education advocacy...

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Monica Wheat is building an equitable tech ecosystem
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Monica Wheat is building an equitable tech ecosystem

Career ladder: Wheat began her career in the automotive industry, working in the engineering field for companies that include General Motors Co....

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Anesthesia Associates wins temporary halt to clinician recruitment by Trinity
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Anesthesia Associates wins temporary halt to clinician recruitment by Trinity

Trinity said it is concerned anesthesiologists unhappy with A4, worried group might again terminate payer contracts. Anesthesia Associates of Ann...

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Oak Park gets $600,000 from state for long-planned Union Joints restaurant
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Oak Park gets $600,000 from state for long-planned Union Joints restaurant

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy awarded the city of Oak Park a $600,000 brownfield grant to help clean up an old...

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Horizon Global to sell Asia-Pacific business for $230.5 million
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Horizon Global to sell Asia-Pacific business for $230.5 million

Troubled towing and trailer equipment supplier Horizon Global Corp. entered into an agreement to sell its Asia-Pacific business unit to Australian...

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