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Buffalo Bills’ $1.4 billion sale by founder Ralph Wilson’s estate to benefit Detroit, his hometown

DETROIT, MI — Late Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson, a Detroit native, will reportedly leave a legacy in his hometown now that his estate recently agreed to sell the team. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Detroit’s Hip Hop Shop founder Maurice Malone warns fans of fakes, claims ‘something big’ ahead

DETROIT, MI — The founder of a legendary Detroit clothing store on the city’s west side that helped give Eminem his career start and battle rapping reputation warns fans of phonies who are tarnishing its brand. Maurice Malone, a New York fashion designer, has noticed a separate group tagging The Hip Hop Shop name to […]

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Challenge Detroit founder gets Distinguished Leadership Award from MBPA

Deidre Greene Groves is receiving a Distinguished Leadership Award from the Michigan Business Professional Association (MBPA) for her work as executive director of Challenge Detroit. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Buscemi’s pizza founder Paul Buscemi dies at 89

Bridget Vis – The Original Buscemi’s Inc. founder Paul Buscemi died Thursday at his Clinton Township home after a six-month battle with leukemia. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Descendants of General Motors founder Billy Durant perform small concert for Davison Country Club

Duke Merrick and his brother Gordon Merrick were back in Genesee County Thursday night, Aug. 15, playing music and telling stories to about 100 people at the Davison Country Club. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Mackinac Policy Conference: BET Founder Robert Johnson

Appearing at the Mackinac Policy Conference on Wednesday was Robert Johnson, founder of Black Entertainment Television. Jeff Vaughn reports his keynote speech included a call to hire more African-Americans and to rid the use of payday lending. Like the NFL’s “Rooney Rule,” Johnson wants companies to adopt the “RLJ Rule,” allowing for greater diversity among […]

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Ludlow Ventures founder Triest has prime seat to watch Detroit

Ludlow Ventures founder Triest has prime seat to watch Detroit’s growth

Ryan Felton – When Jonathon Triest first moved his Ludlow Ventures LLC into the Madison Building a year and a half ago, he was one of the downtown Detroit building’s first tenants. Since then, Triest has had a front row seat to a rush of activity happening in downtown Detroit’s business and technology sector. Full […]

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Toni Wisne Sabina, founder of Tribute and Epoch Hospitality Group, dies at 48

Toni Wisne Sabina, founder of Tribute and Epoch Hospitality Group, dies at 48

Nathan Skid – Toni Wisne Sabina, president, co-owner and founder of Novi-based Epoch Hospitality Group and the much-celebrated Tribute restaurant in Farmington Hills, died Thursday at Providence Park Hospital in Novi. She was 48. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest News

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Beer links: Michigan Brewing Co. founder files for bankruptcy; Bell’s Brewery releases new pint glasses

A recent study finds that Michigan breweries generate about $ 2 million and employ more than 4,700 people. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Saginaw AKT Peerless founder Brian Eggers appointed to Michigan Water Use Advisory Council

The Water Use Advisory Council was recently established by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality director Dan Wyant, and will serve to provide insight and advise stakeholders on Michigan’s water use program. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Meadowbrook elects Page as chairman as founder Segal steps down

Bloomberg News – Southfield-based Meadowbrook Insurance Group Inc. said Tuesday that David Page will become chairman at the company’s annual meeting in May. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest News

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Domino’s founder Tom Monaghan granted temporary injunction against Obamacare contraception mandate

A Grand Rapids businessman was denied relief in a similar lawsuit. Full News here – Detroit News

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Founder of coat-to-sleeping bag company for and by Detroit's homeless to

Founder of coat-to-sleeping bag company for and by Detroit's homeless to … DETROIT, MI – Veronika Scott, who founded non-profit The Empowerment Plan, which makes coats that convert into sleeping bags made for and by Detroit's homeless women, is being given the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award Monday evening. Full News here – Read […]

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Founder and executive director of VetBizCentral in Flint retires

Ronders founded VetBizCentral as a 501(c)3 in 2004, six months after he ended his 19-year career as a staff writer for The Flint Journal. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Man admits stealing spree at Apple founder Steve Jobs' home

Man admits stealing spree at Apple founder Steve Jobs' home Woodward Dream Cruise · Detroit · Wayne County · Oakland County · Macomb County · Metro Detroit · Michigan · Nation/World · Politics/Election 2012 · Rochelle Riley · Lottery results · Weather. LATEST HEADLINES. Lions receiver Calvin Johnson, right, … Full News here – Read […]

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