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Jeremy Clarkson fired from Top Gear, BBC confirms

The BBC announced Wednesday that it has fired the popular host of its “Top Gear” television show after he allegedly assaulted a producer. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Gilbert confirms plans for fiber-optic internet

Quicken Loans founder and Detroit native Dan Gilbert confirmed plans Saturday of a new high-speed, fiber-optic internet service coming to downtown Detroit. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Dan Gilbert confirms plans for new superfast fiber-optic Internet provider, Rocket Fiber

Dan Gilbert confirms plans for new superfast fiber-optic Internet provider, Rocket Fiber

Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans Inc. and Rock Ventures LLC, confirmed today the formation of a new investment initiative, Rocket Fiber LLC, a Detroit-based high-speed Internet provider. Rocket Fiber will provide Internet in downtown Detroit that is up to 100 times faster than the current residential average, Rock confirmed. Rock Ventures called […]

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GM confirms Chevrolet Bolt EV will go into production at Metro Detroit plant

The Chevrolet Bolt EV, unveiled as a concept last month in Detroit, will go in to production “as quickly as we possibly can,” Alan Batey, General Motors executive vice president and president of North America, said Thursday at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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GM confirms plans for Chevy Bolt production in Michigan

GM confirms plans for Chevy Bolt production in Michigan

Automotive News – CHICAGO — General Motors Co. confirmed today that it will make a production version of the Chevrolet Bolt concept that it unveiled last month, with plans to build the electric vehicle in Michigan. In prepared remarks for an appearance to kick off the Chicago Auto Show, GM North America President Alan Batey said GM will […]

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FOX’s ‘American Idol’ confirms two-week Detroit trip; find out how to get tickets

DETROIT, MI — It’s official: the hit FOX show “American Idol” has confirmed that it will spend two weeks taping in Detroit. Taping will occur Feb. 25, Feb. 26, March 4 and March 5 at The Fillmore Detroit. The show is currently in Hollywood seeing what “218 of the country’s most amazing performers” have to […]

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Harbaugh to be introduced Tuesday as UM coach, source confirms

Harbaugh to be introduced Tuesday as UM coach, source confirms

Bill Shea – The worst-kept secret in recent University of Michigan history will be officially made public at noon Tuesday when Jim Harbaugh is introduced as the school’s new football coach. A source with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed to Crain’s late Monday that senior university personnel have been informed of Harbaugh’s hiring. The […]

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Report: Ann Arbor Kmart confirms closing date

A report from The Ann Arbor Oserver says the closing date of the last Ann Arbor Kmart is Jan. 18. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Report: Senate confirms Mark Rosekind as new head of NHTSA

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Mark Rosekind as the new head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Visteon confirms discussions to sell stake in climate control joint venture

Visteon confirms discussions to sell stake in climate control joint venture

Dustin Walsh – Visteon Corp. confirmed this morning that it’s engaged in discussions with a private equity firm to sell its stake in South Korean joint venture Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp. Media reports in South Korea on Monday said Visteon and Hahn & Co. had signed a preliminary agreement. Visteon plans to sell its […]

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H&M confirms a second, bigger store coming to West Michigan in 2015

H&M says it will open in Tanger Outlets mall in Byron Township in the spring. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Jack White’s Third Man Records confirms death of keyboardist Isaiah ‘Ikey’ Owens

DETROIT, MI — A keyboardist who toured with Detroit native Jack White and played two shows with him in the Motor City was confirmed dead Tuesday by Third Man Records, White’s label. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Michigan confirms first death from enterovirus D68, a 21-month old toddler in Metro Detroit

A 21-month diagnosed with the D68 enterovirus died Friday at a Metro Detroit hospital, the Michigan Department of Community Health confirmed today. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit Lions laser pointer fan receives lifetime ban from Ford Field events, team president confirms

DETROIT, MI — The teenage fan who used a laser pointer at Sunday’s Detroit Lions game to distract Buffalo Bills players at Ford Field has been banned from events at the venue for life, Lions team president Tom Lewand said. Lewand confirmed the extent of the ban on Friday during an appearance on WJR 760 […]

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Batman v. Superman in Detroit: Downriver city confirms Zack Snyder will likely shoot there after Labor Day

DETROIT, MI — Downriver appears ready to be part of the “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” filming that’s been happening all over Metro Detroit this summer. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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