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Irvin leads Michigan to win over Nebraska

Zak Irvin had 14 points and 12 rebounds, and Michigan beat Nebraska 58-44 on Tuesday without Derrick Walton Jr. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Michigan economic index up slightly in November

Tom Henderson – Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index grew modestly in November, increasing three-tenths of a percentage point to a level of 119.4. That reading is 46 points, or 62 percent, above the index cyclical low of 73.8 set in July 2009. The index averaged 114.2 points in 2013. “U.S. economic conditions are strong, […]

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Amway VP talks about STEM careers at 10th annual West Michigan Inforum event

Audra Davies hopes her story will inspire other women in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Huntington Ingalls: Shipbuilding is a contracting segment that floats in southeast Michigan

Huntington Ingalls: Shipbuilding is a contracting segment that floats in southeast Michigan

Chad Halcom – Shipbuilding may not be one of the more visible industry segments in metro Detroit’s ground vehicle-heavy defense contracting community; but Mike Petters said business opportunities have been landing here for years. Petters, president and CEO of Newport News, Va.-based Huntington Ingalls Industries, will discuss that industry segment and the need for a […]

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Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Michigan Senate GOP

Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Michigan Senate GOP

DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press – LANSING — Majority Republican senators plan to quickly pass legislation that would rank schools’ performance with letter grades and change how teachers are evaluated, but said Tuesday they’ll likely put off their bid to repeal Michigan’s law requiring union-scale wages on public building projects. The education bills, including a proposed […]

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Michigan, China to work together on fisheries, aquaculture

Michigan, China to work together on fisheries, aquaculture

Associated Press – LANSING — Officials from Michigan and China plan to work together on developing advancements in fisheries and aquaculture. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development last week in Lansing hosted a delegation from the province of Jiangsu. The trip follows a visit by the department’s Director Jamie Clover Adams to China […]

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Barriers to renewable energy in Michigan could affect state’s economic future, report finds

A new report identifies barriers to advanced energy in Michigan. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Michigan State QB Connor Cook: ‘An 11-win season isn’t good enough’

Shilique Calhoun agreed and said the Spartans ‘want to be undefeated’ next season. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Michigan State QB Connor Cook: ‘An 11-win season isn’t good enough’

Shilique Calhoun agreed and said the Spartans ‘want to be undefeated’ next season. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Research in Michigan: Sports fans are willing to forgive cheating off the field, but not on it

Welcome to Research in Michigan, the weekly round up of the studies being done by the state’s colleges and universities. Full News here – Detroit News

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Senior Bowl executive director Phil Savage shares thoughts on Michigan State players

Jeremy Langford and Kurtis Drummond didn’t play in Saturday’s all-star game, but like Tony Lippett they took part in practices and were evaluated. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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The great indoors: Michigan businesses make a splash, earn accolades on international design website

The state’s home design industry is trending internationally on design website Houzz, to the benefit of local businesses. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Michigan union membership dropped significantly in 2014, first full year under right-to-work law

Michigan union membership fell sharply in 2014, the first full year under the state’s new right-to-work law. Overall, 14.5 percent of wage and salary workers in Michigan were members of a union last year, down from 16.3 percent in 2013 Full News here – Detroit Business News

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No Michigan State outgoing seniors projected to go in first three rounds by Mel Kiper Jr.

Tony Lippett is the highest projected outgoing senior according to ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr., who said on Wednesday that Lippett is a fourth-round NFL draft pick. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Michigan congresswoman calls State of the Union speech Obama’s best, but disagrees on one issue

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) has been at the Capitol for the State of the Union speech many times before, but this time was different. Full News here – Detroit News

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