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Battery Giant Expands into 3 More Markets

Madison Heights-based Battery Giant will open stores in three new markets, including: Orlando, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and East Lansing later this year. The company...

ITC Holdings Names New Executive VP and General Counsel

NOVI — ITC Holdings Corp., a Novi-based electric transmissions company, named Daniel J. Oginsky as its new executive vice president and general counsel. He previously served as the company’s senior vice president and general counsel.

WSU Engineering Students Ramp Up Big Data Research

DETROIT — Wayne State University College of Engineering students are finding more opportunities to conduct research in the growing field of big data. Two...

Automation Alley to Attend Farnborough International Airshow

TROY — Automation Alley, a Michigan-based technology and business association, is headed to the U.K. this summer for a trade mission to the Farnborough...

Campaign Helps Michigan Residents ‘Avoid Energy Drama’

A coalition of Michigan organizations recently launched a new campaign to help the state’s residents take control of their energy use. The campaign takes a humorous look at “energy drama,” or the conflict that emerges in households between those who want to save money and those who want to be cozy at all costs. The message? Forget the drama—it’s possible to save energy and be comfortable at the same time.

Spirit Airlines Adds New Service to Kansas City

Spirit Airlines has named Kansas City as the 56th city added to its route network, offering daily nonstop ultra-low fare service to Chicago, Dallas/Fort...

DIA to Host Samurai Exhibition, Proceeds to Benefit Museum

DETROIT — Founders Junior Council, the young professionals auxiliary for the Detroit Institute of Arts, will host Samurai: Beyond the Sword Artseen, an exhibition...

CKC Agency Acquires New Accounts, Launches New Website

FARMINGTON HILLS  — CKC Agency, a full-service public relations and media services firm, has added five new clients to its roster, including Von Maur department stores, Motor City Comic Con, Annette J. Benson & Associates PC, Shanbom Eye Specialist and the Trenton Summer Festival. The company also named Pat Baskin as managing director and Alanna Cohen as social media manager. 

Chevrolet to Sponsor Manchester United Soccer Match at U-M

DETROIT — Chevrolet is sponsoring Manchester United’s first-ever match in Michigan on August 2 against Real Madrid at the University of Michigan’s “Big House”...

Cascade's CEO Receives Spirit of Michigan Award

GRAND RAPIDS — Cascade Engineering’s CEO and chair, Fred Keller, receives Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition’s 2013 Spirit of Michigan Award. The Spirit of Michigan Award...