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Kellogg to switch up Special K marketing to battle cereal woes

AdAge – Battle Creek-based Kellogg Co. is planning significant marketing changes for Special K, shifting away from the brand’s longtime weight-loss messaging to talk more about nutrition. The company is also restructuring its Kashi brand, including relocating it to California in a move to make it more autonomous. Executives outlined the new strategies on an […]

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Lessenberry on the battle to ban the Metro Times

Turns out, our very own Jack Lessenberry knows the Grosse Pointer seeking to ban the MT: Ten years or so ago, a woman named Andrea Lavigne sat in on some media survey classes I was teaching at Wayne State University. She was in her late 30s or early 40s, and seemed to be searching for […]

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Protests, arrests, and spin sessions mark shutoff battle

On Friday, July 11, protesters gathered in front of the Water Board headquarters on Randolph Street in downtown Detroit to protest water shutoffs — and a number of arrests made at their protest the day before. “Coleman Young warned us — they’re gonna come for the water!” activist Elena Herrada declared to a crowd of […]

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Batteries battle fuel cells, leaving plug-in hybrids to prosper

Auto manufacturers like Toyota of Japan are backing away from battery-only powered vehicles as sales fail to take-off, and hint that fuel-cells are the holy grail for future, green machines. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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McGregor Fund CEO C. David Campbell dies after battle with pancreatic cancer

McGregor Fund CEO C. David Campbell dies after battle with pancreatic cancer

Sherri Welch – The McGregor Fund’s longtime leader, C. David Campbell, died Monday at his home after an eight-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Campbell, 61, joined the Detroit-based foundation in 1995 as executive director and became president in 1999, a trustee in 2003 and CEO in 2014. During his nearly 20 years at the helm […]

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Detroit, Toledo zoos get penguin reinforcements in battle for visitors

It’s a good time to be a penguin near the Michigan-Ohio border. The Toledo Zoo’s resident African penguins will spend Memorial Day weekend settling into their new home after Friday’s grand opening of Penguin Beach, the zoo’s new $ 3.5 million habitat for the birds. Meanwhile, officials at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak are […]

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Crews battle fire at Detroit apartment complex

Firefighters were on the scene of an apartment fire on Detroit’s west side on Wednesday night. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Red Wings ready to battle Bruins in Game 3

Boston evened its first-round series against the Red Wings by beating them up physically. The Red Wings want to flip the script in Game 3. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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New deals reached in bankruptcy pension battle

Sources inside closed-door mediation tell 7 Action News two major players in Detroit’s Bankruptcy case have just reached tentative agreements.  Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Gonzo’s Top 5: Butterflies in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Midland & East Lansing, plus Globetrotters in Battle Creek, Traverse City, Auburn Hills and Spring Arbor

What are you doing this weekend? Here is Gonzo’s Top 5 for events taking place April 15-20, 2014. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Blue Jackets hold off Red Wings in key battle

Cam Atkinson scored a goal confirmed by video replay in the third period, as Columbus beat Detroit 4-2 on Tuesday night. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Battle against illegal scrapping gains support

 For Pastor Keith Hill, the battle against scrappers is now officially mind boggling. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Battle over new US-Canada bridge moves to court

Lawyers for the bridge company say it has an exclusive right to provide a bridge between the U.S. and Canada. It wants to build its own second span. The Detroit Free Press says a federal judge in Washington could hold a hearing early in April. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Battle over bonds and loans

Either Thursday or Friday will be the filing of the Plan of Adjustment and Disclosure Statement in Detroit’s bankruptcy case.   Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Ex-Meijer cashier details her 2-year battle with retailer

After being fired in July 2011 from her 22-year job with Meijer for taking a store coupon, here are the steps Kathy Gizowski took to fight her termination. Full News here – Oakland Business

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