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Michigan Strategic Fund Approves Expansions That Total $20M in Private Investments

The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved two business expansions and one community improvement project that are expected to generate nearly $20 million in total private investment and create or retain 170 jobs.

Ford Employees to Set Record for Inventions in 2016

Through August of this year, more than 4,500 employees at Dearborn-based Ford Motor Co. have submitted invention disclosures, With nearly 1,700 of them new inventors, the company is expected to outperform last year’s record of 6,000 inventions.

Rainbow Child Care Center to Open Midtown Location

Rainbow Child Care Center, an early education provider based in Troy, has announced plans to open a 12,000-square-foot school in Detroit's Midtown neighborhood. Set to debut in the spring of 2017, the facility will provide education for children ages six weeks to 12 years old.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Launches New Web Mapping Tool

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has released a web-based mapping tool for the public that provides information on inland lakes throughout the state.

Programing Partners, Activity Hubs Announced for Open Streets Detroit Event

The Downtown Detroit Partnership announced today a complete list of programming partners as well as activity hubs for its upcoming event, Open Streets Detroit. Presented by the DTE Energy Foundation, the event will transform Michigan Avenue and West Vernor Highway in southwest Detroit into a car-free, family-friendly zone where people can bike, run, and shop.