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Detroit Week Seeks to Engage Region’s Entrepreneurs

Starting next Monday, more than 500 people are expected to attend Detroit Week, dedicated to uniting the region’s entrepreneurial community. The week-long event, that runs through Feb. 23, and organized by Delane Parnell and Hajj Flemings...

Investor Alert: Top Michigan College Innovators to be Awarded $100,000

The six-month Michigan Collegiate Innovation Prize will be decided Friday, when the University of Michigan will award more than $100,000 to students and researchers from across the state. The effort is primarily a training program,...

NASCAR Announces 2014 Racing Schedule at MIS, Changes Format

The Michigan International Speedway — the fastest track on the NASCAR circuit — will host races on June 15 and Aug.

Henry Ford Hospital Combats Heart Valve Disease With New Innovation

tA new technique developed at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit could help thousands of patients with heart valve disease each year, hospital officials say.tDoctors recently utilized the procedure, developed by the hospital’s Dr. Maya...

Willow Run’s Baltia Air Lines One Step Closer to Flights

Baltia Air Lines, an international carrier with a base of operations at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti Township, should be flying by mid to late summer, says Barry Clare, the company’s vice president of finance.

Lululemon’s Youth Brand to Open at Somerset Collection

The Somerset Collection in Troy is adding Michigan’s first Ivviva store, a youth sportswear brand owned by parent company, Lululemon Athletica Inc. The new store is expected to open in the spring. “Based upon the...

Snyder Joins Bloomberg, Gutierrez for Panel on Immigration Reform

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was on hand at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce-sponsored panel to discuss immigration reform with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez.

Rochester Hills Automaker Releases Equus Bass 770 to the Public

After six years of research, design, development, and regulatory testing, the Equus Bass 770 automobile is now available to the public, however it carries a hefty price tag that starts at $250,000.
Beaumont Opens New Cardiovascular Clinic to Aid Athletes

Beaumont Opens New Cardiovascular Clinic to Aid Athletes

Beaumont Health Center in Royal Oak has opened a cardiovascular clinic to improve the performance of those who participate in the growing popularity of high-intensity sports and exercise programs, while reducing health risks.

Grand Rapids Firm to Produce Heavy-Duty Radio Frequency ID Tags

Grand Rapids-based Xtreme RFID has partnered with Philadelphia-based Vizinex to produce a radio-frequency identification tag engineered for harsh industrial environments. The tag — which identifies and locates diverse industrial infrastructure, usually underground — can be read in difficult weather conditions that might otherwise interfere with a tag’s tracking abilities.