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DTE offers $250,000 for bright ideas in ‘E’ Challenge for Innovation in Energy Efficiency

Ryan Kelly – Detroit-based DTE Energy Co. will award up to $250,000 for one or more ideas in energy efficiency.

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PricewaterhouseCoopers, 650 workers to leave Madison Office Building for One Detroit Center

PricewaterhouseCoopers, 650 workers to leave Madison Office Building for One Detroit Center

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP announced this afternoon that it has signed a letter of intent to take over 70,000 square feet of space in One Detroit Center and move out of its current…

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PricewaterhouseCoopers, 650 workers to leave Madison Office Building for One Detroit Center

PricewaterhouseCoopers, 650 workers to leave Madison Office Building for One Detroit Center

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP announced this afternoon that it has signed a letter of intent to take over 70,000 square feet of space in One Detroit Center and move out of its current…

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Gene Sperling, Obama

Gene Sperling, Obama’s top economic adviser, to speak at Jewish Council for Public Affairs event Tuesday

Gene Sperling, the top economic adviser for President Barack Obama, will speak Tuesday at the Jewish Council for Public Affairs Plenum, a policy conference in the Renaissance Center.

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Auto industry releases guidelines for replacing vital resin

Rhoda Miel
Crain News Service
– DETROIT — Automakers and suppliers have set up a system to test possible replacements for nylon 12, which will speed development of parts using other materials and reduce the potential for auto production slowd…

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Warren’s Lipari Foods to close I&K Distributors plant after acquiring Ohio company

Ryan Kelly – After acquiring Delphos, Ohio-based I&K Distributors Inc. in April, food distributor Lipari Foods Inc. is shuttering the plant and consolidating its operations in Lipari’s Warren headquarters.

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Michigan House Health Policy Committee to review certificate-of-need laws

Jay Greene – The Michigan House Health Policy Committee will hold a hearing at 9 a.m. ThursdayMay 3 to discuss the state’s certificate-of-need regulatory process for approving new hospitals, medical services and equipment.

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GM to cut about a fourth of research workforce at Warren Technical Center

Mike Colias
Crain News Service
– DETROIT — General Motors Co. plans to cut about a quarter of the workers at its research and development facility at the Warren Technical Center, part of a broader reorganization of its R&D operation.

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Former chair of Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers, Fred Dally, slain during robbery

DETROIT (AP) — The former chair of the Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers was gunned down during an apparent robbery outside his Detroit liquor store.

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Urban Partnership Bank opens Midtown branch

Tom Henderson – The Urban Partnership Bank held the grand opening of its Midtown branch this morning.

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Iconma, TTi Global, Strategic Staffing, Preferred Solutions make American Express’ list of fastest-growing firms run by women

Meghana Keshavan – Four Southeast Michigan businesses were ranked among the top 50 fastest-growing companies owned or led by women, according to an annual list released by the New York-based Women Presidents’ Organization and…

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Larger Community Health and Social Services health center to open in southwest Detroit

Jay Greene – A new and improved Community Health and Social Services health center will hold a tour and ribbon-cutting ceremony noon Wednesday with Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and several other health care executives.

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Don Barden’s widow, former Wayne County COO Bella Marshall dies

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Michigan receives $19.6 million in federal funds for 10 community health centers

Jay Greene – Ten community health centers in Michigan, including four in Southeast Michigan, will receive $19.6 million in capital grants for construction from the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.

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Flagstar reduces loss in 1st quarter, expects profitable quarter for first time since 2008

Tom Henderson – Troy-based Flagstar Bancorp Inc. reported a sharply reduced first-quarter loss after the close of the markets Monday night and said it expects to be back in the black by the end of this year.

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