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Michigan-based Shopping Channel to Launch this Fall

Starting in September, SoundQue Multimedia Inc., a Trenton-based video production company, will launch a television-shopping network for handmade goods, available via Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Netflix.

DNR Officials Release 26M Fish to Encourage State’s Tourism

The Department of Natural Resources announced plans to boost Michigan’s economy and tourism by releasing up to 26 million fish including salmon, trout, and walleye into hundreds of lakes and streams throughout the state...

Freemasons Celebrate 250th Anniversary in Detroit

Detroit’s Zion Lodge No. 1 Freemasons — part of a secretive fraternal organization whose members have included Benjamin Franklin and Oscar Wilde — will celebrate its 250th anniversary as a Detroit institution with a...

MSU to Open Independent Food Safety Center in the Fall

Michigan State University and the Grocery Manufacturers Association have joined forces to create an independent center that will provide unbiased information on the safe use of chemical ingredients in foods, beverages, cosmetics, and household consumer products.

Johnson Controls Develops Stain-Resistant Coating for Car Seats

Plymouth-based auto supplier Johnson Controls has developed a coating for vehicle fabrics that keeps car seats clean and hygienic and repels dirt and liquid while protecting passengers from microbes and static.

Sweet Lorraine’s Fabulous Mac n’ Cheez! Opens in Midtown

Sweet Lorraine’s Fabulous Mac n’ Cheez! restaurants will open in Midtown and East Lansing this summer.

Karmanos Cancer Institute Dinner to Benefit Infusion Center Renovations

Proceeds from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute’s 32nd Annual Dinner, to be held April 26 at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, will support renovations of the institute’s infusion center, providing patients receiving chemotherapy treatment with a more private and comfortable environment.

Women-Owned Businesses Up 42% in Michigan Since 1997

The number of women-owned businesses in Michigan has increased 42 percent over the past 17 years, however, the state lags in the bottom half of the national rankings, says a recent report by American Express Open, the credit card company’s small business program.  

Report: Detroit’s High-Tech Job Growth Beats Out Silicon Valley

tWhile many tech hubs across the country experienced a decline or stagnation in employment last year, Detroit saw considerable increased job growth, says a new report from Automation Alley, a business accelerator in Troy.t“(Last...

New Robotic Camera System Enhances DSO’s Webcast Production

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has debuted a new robotic camera production system — the first in the nation — used during its Live From Orchestra Hall program, to enhance the “patron experience” for viewers watching on the DSO’s website.