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Report: Fracking Ban Would Cut 500K Michigan Jobs, Reduce GDP by $159B

A ban on fracking would eliminate an estimated 516,000 jobs in Michigan between 2021 and 2025 and reduce the state’s gross domestic product by $159 billion over the same period, according to a new...

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U-M Engineers Discover Potential Way to Create Next Generation of Alloys

Engineers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have discovered a new way to calculate the interaction between a metal and its alloying material that could speed the hunt for a new material...
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Ford Archives in Dearborn Shares Back Story to Famous 1966 Le Mans Race as...

With Friday’s release of the new movie, "Ford v Ferrari," Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn recently arranged a showing of rare artifacts at its archives near The Henry Ford. The film tells the story...

ChoiceOne Financial Services, County Bank Corp. to Merge

ChoiceOne Financial Services Inc. of Sparta in northwest Michigan and Lapeer’s County Bank Corp. announced Monday that they were joining forces in a merger of equals to create a bank holding company with $1.3 billion in assets, the combination will be the 12th largest in the state.

Report: Volkswagen to invest $1.7B in Ford Self-driving Partner Argo

Volkswagen Group is planning to invest approximately $1.7 billion in Argo, Ford Motor Co.’s autonomous vehicle partner company, according to a new report.

Detroit Restaurant Week Lexus Showroom Event

Detroit Restaurant Week kicked off with a showroom event celebrating the newly launched 2019 Lexus UX on Monday, Feb. 18 at Meade Lexus of Southfield. Guests enjoyed drinks and hors d’oeuvres by Andiamo Italia. Detroit Restaurant Week is a 10-evening celebration of the city’s dining scene with specials at 30 restaurants across the city. This year’s event started on Friday, Feb. 22 and will run through Sunday, March 3. // Photographs by Christine M.J. Hathaway
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Beyond Basics Kicks Off National Reading Month March 1 with Literacy Fundraising Gala in...

Beyond Basics, a family centered, literacy-focused 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing literacy programming in Detroit, Taylor, and Pontiac, has announced its annual gala will take place March 1 at the Detroit Athletic Club. As part of the organization’s 20th anniversary, the gala’s theme is “Coming Together for Children.”

Michigan Chamber in Lansing Outlines Legislative Priorities for 2019-2020

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce in Lansing Monday identified seven issue areas as legislative priorities for 2019-2020: education and workforce readiness, employer rights, energy and environment, health care, infrastructure, legal reform, and tax climate.

Mahle Unveils New Electric Concept Vehicle for Urban Driving

Mahle, an international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry with offices in Farmington Hills and Troy, unveiled its new electric mobility concept vehicle today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.