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International fuel-efficient vehicle competition coming to Detroit

An international fuel economy challenge for high school and college students is coming to Detroit next year. Shell Oil Co. today announced its annual Shell Eco-marathon Americas challenge will move from Houston to the Motor City starting in 2015. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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N.S. International consolidating metro Detroit headquarters, adding 150 jobs

N.S. International Ltd., a metro Detroit-based subsidiary of Japanese Tier 1 auto suppler Nippon Seiki, is consolidating its North American headquarters while adding 150 jobs, the company announced Wednesday. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Michigan International Auto Show opens to show off the latest in cars and trucks

With more than 300 new cars and trucks from 40 different automakers to view, the opportunity to car-shop indoors is bound to draw crowds to DeVos Place. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Vice President Joe Biden to make North American International Auto Show victory lap in Detroit

DETROIT, MI — Consider Thursday the day Vice President Joe Biden makes what he likely believes is a victory lap for the domestic auto industry. Biden is scheduled to visit Detroit’s North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center that day and make public comments sometime after 9 a.m. about the industry’s resurgence. Biden is […]

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Teens from Asian nations dominate international test

Washington — Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to test results released Tuesday. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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International union president to join Black Friday protest at Metro Detroit Walmart

The event, called “Black Friday for Better Jobs,” will include Detroit Metro AFL-CIO President Chris Michalakis, Michigan State AFL-CIO President Karla Swift and SEIU International President Mary Kay Henry. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Windsor International Film Festival

The Little ‘Fest that could | Now screening 65 films … When it began nine years ago, the people who came up with the idea of having an annual film festival in Windsor didn’t know whether an event devoted to showcasing independent and foreign films would work in a city not always considered appreciative of the […]

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ArtPrize and Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. get top award from International Downtown Association

The trophy that came with the 2013 Pinnacle Award for Excellence in Place Management was lost by the airline somewhere between Newark, N.J. and Grand Rapids, Kris Larson told his bosses at the Downtown Development Authority. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Toronto International Film Festival ’13 Diary: Day 3

Day 3: Rock and Roll Can Save Your Life  When you spend over a week seeing several movies per day, it’s impossible not to start drawing connections between them, especially within films you see in back to back screenings. Often times, these connections are largely projection, but on the third day of TIFF ’13, I […]

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Trinity International Film Festival

The 7th Annual Trinity International Film Festival has become a signature event in Detroit for independent filmmakers . Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Toronto International FIlm Festival ’13 Diary: Day 1

Each year that I come to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), I adjust a few things and alter a few habits in a constant effort to “get better” at being a festivalgoer. This year I took the train so I could begin the festival well-rested and not have to deal with Toronto parking, I […]

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DeMolay International Clio Chapter gets grant from Consumers Energy Coundation

Doug Cherwinski, an employee at the Karn/Weadock generating complex in Essexville near Bay City, performed 300 hours of volunteer service over the past year with the organization. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit and the International War of the Rich on the Poor

Detroit and the International War of the Rich on the Poor The Detroit Public Schools were once heralded as the finest urban school system in the US, serving more than 299,000 students. Those schools, like all capitalist schools, were never truly public but always segregated by class and race, even within the … Full News […]

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Moving Forward On New International Crossing

The resounding defeat of Proposal 6 clears one hurdle, and Governor Snyder and the Canadian government are pushing forward with the new international crossing. “The sooner we can build that bridge, the better off we are about creating jobs–so that was a great clear and resounding answer on Proposal 6,” Governor Snyder said. A next […]

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Open house: See the new MBS International Airport passenger terminal

An open house begins at 11 a.m. today, Saturday, Oct. 27, and lasts until 2 p.m., allowing area residents to see what they can expect the next time they fly. Full News here – Oakland Business

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