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The Big Salad Expands to Commerce Township, Offers New Menu Items

Commerce Township will be home to The Big Salad’s seventh Michigan franchise in January 2018 (3050 Union Lake Road). The franchise will be owned and operated by Sandra and Craig LaFrance.

University of Detroit Mercy to Lower Tuition Costs

The University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) has announced that it will lower its tuition rate to make the university more accessible to students beginning in the fall of 2018. The reset undergraduate tuition price, named Assure Your Boundless Future Tuition Reset, will drop from $41,158 to $28,000.

Lightweight Vehicle Frame From Michigan Makes Successful Debut at SEMA Show

The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center in Plymouth Township has designed a lightweight aftermarket car frame, along with body prototypes, that was displayed at the recent SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

Allstate Expansion to Bring 80 Jobs to Detroit

Allstate Insurance Co. has announced a search to hire 80 sales professionals in metro Detroit, including 20 agency owners and 60 sales professionals for small business owners.

Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn Invests $4M in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn has completed renovations for their neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), which cares for babies that are premature, born with underdeveloped organs, and facing medical conditions such as sepsis, seizures, or heart defects.

Delphi’s Board of Directors Approves New Publicly Traded Company

Troy-based Delphi Automotive’s board of directors has approved details for a publicly traded company, Delphi Technologies PLC. The company will be a spin-off of Delphi’s powertrain systems segment, approved with the record date (Nov. 22), distribution date (Dec. 4), and distribution ratio.

Report: What Stresses Parents Most on Family Road Trips

With the approaching holiday season, Chevrolet today released a survey through online polling service Harris Poll that reveals what brings parents the most stress on family road trips.

Michigan Ranked 21st in National Economic Competitiveness Study

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce has released its Economic Competitiveness Study conducted by Northwood University’s McNair Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise Entrepreneurship. The national results show Michigan’s climb to 21st place from 25th place on Northwood University’s State Competitiveness Index in the past year.

Detroit Radio Stations WEXL and WCHB Merge

Detroit’s WEXL and WCHB have united to form the new WCHB 1340-AM station. Each broadcasting company had operated independently for more than 50 years.

Report: Progress Still Needed for Women Leadership Growth

Inforum, a nonprofit organization with offices in Detroit and Grand Rapids, has released its annual Michigan Women’s Leadership Report which shows signs of growth and stagnation for women in different corporate roles.