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Grace Turner

Grace Turner is associate editor of DBusiness magazine, DBusiness Daily News, DBusiness Tech and Mobility News, Detroit 500, and Michigan Makers. Along with writing for these publications, she maintains the magazine’s online content and manages DBusiness’ internship program. She received the Mentor of the Year Award from the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 2019 for her work with interns. Before working at DBusiness, Turner was the education reporter at the Times Herald in Port Huron. While a student at Oakland University, she was managing editor of The Oakland Post and president of the university’s Society of Professional Journalists chapter. She also served as a content writer and project coordinator at the Oakland University Communications and Marketing department. Turner has degrees in journalism and French and was awarded Oakland University’s College of Arts and Sciences Meritorious Achievement Award, given to two students graduating from Oakland’s College of Arts and Sciences each semester. In her spare time, Turner enjoys traveling, practicing circus arts, painting, drawing, reading, and sewing formal gowns.

New State of Auto Insurance Report lists Michigan, Detroit as Most Expensive for Car...

According to the Zebra's annual State of Auto Insurance Report released today, Michigan is listed as the country's most expensive state for auto coverage, while Detroit is the country's most expensive city.

Illinois-Based Bentley’s Pet Stuff to Expand into Michigan, Acquires Green Pawz Pet Supply in...

Bentley's Pet Stuff, headquartered in Illinois, today announced the acquisition of Ann Arbor-based Green Pawz Pet Supply. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. As part of its entry into Michigan, Bentley's plans to open eight to 10 stores in the state within the next year, with initial planned locations in the Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo areas.

Ann Arbor’s Online Tech Acquired by Media Company Schurz Communications

Online Tech in Ann Arbor today announced it has been acquired by Schurz Communications Inc., an Indiana-based news and information company. Online Tech supports IT infrastructure for businesses and specializes in hybrid cloud, colocation, disaster recovery, and offsite backup services. It currently serves almost 500 clients across the United States, including Henry Ford Health System, Pet Supplies Plus, and John Deere.

Gov. Rick Snyder Encourages Statewide Recycling with Executive Directive, Initiative Launch

Gov. Rick Snyder today signed an Executive Directive that will require all facilities owned, managed, or leased by the state to provide on-site recycling within one year of the directive's signing. Gov. Snyder also announced the launch of Re:Source, an initiative to triple Michigan's recycling rate. It promotes the use of recycled materials in economic and business opportunities.

U-M Center for the Discovery of New Medicines in Ann Arbor Awards Funding for...

The University of Michigan Center for the Discovery of New Medicines in Ann Arbor today announced it awarded funding for seven new drug discovery projects. U-M faculty will lead the research.

Construction Services Firm Burns and McDonnell Establishes Office in Downtown Detroit

Missouri-based construction services firm Burns and McDonnell today announced its newly established downtown Detroit office will be headed by Ben Nabozny. The office plans to hire more than 100 engineers, project managers, and support professionals over the next five years.

Dearborn’s Henry Ford Museum to Host National Competition for Student Inventors

The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn today announced it will host the 2018 K-12 National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo on June 1. More than 400 students from around the world will compete in the expo, which is organized by The STEMIE Coalition, a non-profit dedicated to science, technology, engineering, and math education.