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Detroit makes the board of new Monopoly game

Detroit nabbed a red space on the new “Here & Now: U.S. Edition” of Monopoly, to be released in the fall. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Detroit Lions: Updated Draft Big Board After 1st Wave of Free Agency

Detroit Lions: Updated Draft Big Board After 1st Wave of Free Agency While all eyes were on the hurricane of free agency, the smart teams were putting together their big boards. Considering general manager Martin Mayhew's patience and restraint, the Detroit Lions must have been busy evaluating the incoming prospects. Full News here – Read […]

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Board considers ballot language for Michigan roads funding vote

Associated Press – LANSING — The Michigan Board of State Canvassers is meeting today to determine the wording of a road funding ballot proposal asking voters if they want to increase the state sales tax. Voters decide in the May 5 special election whether to approve a state constitutional amendment that would give the state $ […]

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UM board to consider demolition of former Edwards Bros. Malloy building for $168M sports complex

Associated Press – The athletic department at the University of Michigan is moving forward with a $ 168 million project to build a sports complex. The Ann Arbor News reports department officials want the multi-use facility built on a 17-acre property purchased by the school last year. But approval is needed for the $ 2.4 […]

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Former Obama adviser seeks seat on GM board of directors, $8 billion stock buy back

General Motors confirmed Tuesday that a former adviser to the Obama administration’s auto industry task force is seeking nomination to the company’s board of directors, as well as an $ 8 billion share buy-back. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Jim Hettinger and Ken Miller elected to lead 2015 Western Michigan University Board of Trustees

Hettinger and Miller were elected at the board’s Jan. 22 meeting and will serve throughout 2015. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Former Highland Park School Board president sentenced to prison for unlawful conversion of school funds, false tax return

The Highland Park School Board member who pleaded guilty to using companies to submit false invoices and then taking a cut of the cash while on the school board was sentenced to 18 months in prison. Full News here – Detroit News

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Board in charge of watching over Detroit’s finances to hold first meeting

The first gathering of the Detroit Financial Review Commission is scheduled to take place Wednesday morning in an orientation meeting of the body that will oversee the city’s budget for years to come. Full News here – Detroit News

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Wayne State University board race has 11 candidates, 2 spots and no incumbents

Seven of them have provided background information and opinions on the university’s most pressing issues in MLive’s Voter Guide. Full News here – Detroit News

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Compuware board OKs Covisint distribution

Tom Henderson – Detroit-based Compuware Corp. announced Friday afternoon that its board of directors has approved the distribution of all of its equity stake in Covisint Corp., a company Compuware spun off last September in a $ 64 million IPO. Compuware (Nasdaq: CPWR) sold about 18 percent of its stake in Covisint (Nasdaq: COVS) then. […]

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Detroit school board votes to remove manager

Associated Press – Immediate changes aren’t expected after the board of the Detroit Public Schools voted to remove the district’s state-appointed emergency manager. The Detroit Free Press reported that Monday’s vote was the third time that board members have voted out Jack Martin. A dispute over the state’s emergency manager law — and whether Martin can […]

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DPS board votes to end emergency manager control

On Monday night, Detroit’s Renaissance High School auditorium board members met, and unanimously decided that Emergency Manager Jack Martin must go.  Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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EAA board to interview four chancellor candidates Monday

The interim chancellor of the Education Achievement Authority is one of four candidates who will be interviewed Monday for the permanent post leading Michigan’s state-run district for failing schools. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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UPDATE 2-Detroit water board OKs repurchase of $1.5 bln tendered bonds

UPDATE 2-Detroit water board OKs repurchase of .5 bln tendered bonds Pending approval from U.S. Bankruptcy Court, about $ 1.8 billion of refinancing bonds would be sold in the municipal bond market on Tuesday, according to Nicolette Bateson, chief financial officer of Detroit's water and sewerage department (DWSD). Full News here – Read more on […]

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Mercy Health creates regional board to oversee hospitals in Grand Rapids, Muskegon

The regional board will not replace the local boards, officials say. Full News here – Oakland Business

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