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U-M Researchers Find Drug to Calm Fatal Response to COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have found a drug that can calm the body’s overreactive immune response to COVID-19 and save lives.
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Hagerty releases “Hot List” of 2020 Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles

The average new car loses about 25 percent of its value in the first year after being driven off the dealer lot, and another...
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Local Company Fights COVID-19 Through Packaging Partnership

A local company is offering its packaging services to a company in the United Kingdom that is making hand sanitizer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New Company Combines Medicine, AI to Treat Critical Illness

A new company with a Livonia office has launched and will combine medical therapies, diagnoses, and artificial intelligence to help patients with critical illnesses.
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COVID-19 Update: Fast Food Industry Thrives During Pandemic, Summit to Highlight Detroit’s COVID-19...

Here is a roundup of the latest news concerning the COVID-19 pandemic in addition to announcements from local, state, and federal governments, as well...
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New Wrangler Rubicon 392 Concept Vehicle Offers “More Power”

Like the old Tim Allen comedy routine, Jeep enthusiasts have been clamoring for “more power” in recent years, according to the automaker, and it...

Goodbye 100-day Cyber Threats, Metro Detroit Firm IDs and Blocks Breaches in 15 Minutes

The average digital threat can remain undetected in an environment for more than 100 days, according to Verizon. A Commerce Township-based company has launched...

2021 Cadillac Escalade to be Equipped with 38-Inch-Wide OLED Display Screens in Dashboards

A Detroit company is collaborating with LG Electronics to develop the first curved OLED display for a 2021 Cadillac model.

New Cloud Platform from Secure-24 in Southfield Accelerates Data Migration

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and more employees work and access files from home, a local company has developed a solution to help businesses...

Metro Detroit Emerges as Powerhouse in IT and Software Development with Novel Data Center

A data center in Southfield has announced the release of a new platform defined by software rather than hardware.

Ascension Providence Cancer Center in Southfield Offers New CAR-T Cell Therapy Clinical Trial

The cancer care teams at Ascension Providence Cancer Center in Southfield are offering a new clinical safety trial that could provide hope to some...

First Automated Parking System in Midwest Set for Downtown Detroit Building

An historic building in downtown Detroit is planning to install an automated parking system.


Wish Upon a Teen

Wish Upon a Teen is a nonprofit organization based in Southfield dedicated to serving teenagers with severe, life-limiting medical conditions. The organization helps teens...

Children’s Foundation

The Children’s Foundation is a nonprofit organization in Detroit that supports children’s health through funding and advocacy. The organization awards grants to researchers and...

Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program

Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program has a metro Detroit chapter in Troy. The organization engages accomplished professional women as mentors in small...

Easterseals Michigan

Easterseals Michigan has been providing services and support for those with disabilities for nearly 100 years. The organization started the Miracle League of Michigan...

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit helps children achieve their full potential through one-to-one mentoring relationships with adult volunteers. The COVID-19 pandemic has...

Neighborhood Service Organization

The Neighborhood Service Organization has been lending a helping hand to Detroiters in need since its inception in 1955. Among their homeless recovery services...


Collins Einhorn Farrell Shareholder Re-elected to State Bar of Michigan Board

Southfield’s Collins Einhorn Farrell PC has announced that David C. Anderson, shareholder, has been re-elected to the board of commissioners of the State Bar...

Farmington Hills’ Burns and Wilcox Adds Vice President

Burns and Wilcox, a Farmington Hills-based wholesale insurance broker, has announced the addition of Linda Koos to its Michigan leadership team, serving as vice...

Jeff Chang Named Board Chair of Southfield’s Area Agency on Aging 1-B

The Southfield-based Area Agency on Aging 1-B has announced Jeff Chang, CEO of PCE Systems in Farmington Hills, as chairman of the board.Chang is...

Blake’s Hard Cider Names COO Amid Growth Period

Amid record sales growth, Armada-based cidery Blake’s Hard Cider has named Robert Sharpe COO.A University of Michigan finance graduate who also holds a Master...

Southfield’s Doner Partners with TCF Bank, Consumers Energy

Southfield’s Doner will serve as the advertising agency of record for Jackson’s Consumers Energy and Detroit’s TCF Bank.Doner will develop strategic vision, thought leadership,...

Bloomfield Hills’ JCRC/AJC Names Seth D. Gould President

The board of directors of the Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC in Bloomfield Hills has named Seth D. Gould president. He will serve a two-year...







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Big Three Executives: Ford Motor Co. 2020

Latest information available as of April 16, 2020. Sources: Ford, DBusiness
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Build Better Habits

Forming new business practices following the COVID-19 outbreak can break the cycle of redundancy and mediocrity.
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May – June 2020 Commentary

A major concern regarding COVID-19? Michigan had the fourth-highest death rate in the country at 19 per 100,000 people (as of April 16 according to a database from The New York Times). The fatality rate trailed Connecticut and Louisiana, both at 24, New Jersey (36), and New York (59). Washington State, which was impacted early on, was at 8, while California was at 2 deaths per 100,000 people.