July-August 2008

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2011 Ford Mustang V-6 Goes High-Tech: New 305-HP Engine, Six-Speed Transmission Expected to Deliver 30 mpg Highway

For 2011, Mustang makes sports coupe news with a new, high-performance, all-aluminum Duratec 3.7-liter DOHC Ti-VCT V-6 that delivers 305 horsepower and an expected best-in-class 30 mpg highway with six-speed automatic transmission - no other vehicle in the industry can beat that combination.

Green Bridge Technologies International, Inc. Subsidiary Successfully Tested Viable Vapor Device

Green Bridge Technologies International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GRBT), announced today that the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Vapor Technologies, has validated the testing of its 2nd generation "Vapor Augmentation System" for Diesel Engines

Boyne Resorts’ Achieves 21% Drop in Health Insurance Premiums

HSA Option Proves to Boost Participation, Promote Wellness, and Create Personal Accountability.

Olympia Entertainment and City of Detroit Working to Develop New Lease

Olympia Entertainment returns Cobo Arena to City of Detroit, which should assist officials in their efforts to keep Auto Show in Detroit.

Linda Orlans Announced as Recipient of MSU 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award

The Michigan State University College of Law Alumni Association has selected Linda Orlans, founder and Managing Partner of Orlans Associates, for the 2009 George N. Bashara, Jr. Distinguished Alumni Award.

Patterson to Introduce Technology Toolkit to Help Local Communities Plan

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson is holding a news conference on April 23, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss a newly commissioned report that will help local communities plan for the new technology and businesses of the knowledge economy.

Wanted: A Studio Campus

New tax breaks for film production in Michigan are working; Are back lot tours far behind?

Alan R. Grodin

Principal, Alan R. Grodin, D.D.S., Clawson. The E-Interview.

A String of Pearls

This Year’s Concours D’Elegance promises the crème de la crème in collector cars.

For Those About to Rock

A new school in Royal Oak inspires kids (and adults) not to play hooky, but to play in a rock band.

Full Steam Ahead

Streamlined Lionel is now poised for retail growth in mainstream markets.

Fits and Starts

Why Oakland Hills’ Bobby Byerlein Just Might Be the Most Powerful Man in Oakland County.

Time for a True Turnaround

Tired of waiting for direction from Lansing, Michigan’s business leaders are luring new enterprise themselves.

Taming of the Monster

DBusiness asked Oakland Hills members to recount their experiences playing the south course, aka ‘The Monster,’ site of the 2008 PGA Championship.
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Wanted: A Studio Campus

New tax breaks for film production in Michigan are working; Are back lot tours far behind?

For Those About to Rock

A new school in Royal Oak inspires kids (and adults) not to play hooky, but to play in a rock band.

Full Steam Ahead

Streamlined Lionel is now poised for retail growth in mainstream markets.

Fits and Starts

Why Oakland Hills’ Bobby Byerlein Just Might Be the Most Powerful Man in Oakland County.
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Time for a True Turnaround

Tired of waiting for direction from Lansing, Michigan’s business leaders are luring new enterprise themselves.
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