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Concrete pours into Michigan physics site

— The construction of a new national facility for nuclear science at Michigan State University is continuing with the addition of 140 truckloads of concrete. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Unemployment was up in West Michigan last month despite growth in new jobs

State officials said the rise in unemployment was due mainly to growth in the overall labor force as the school year ended and seasonal hiring picked up. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Made in Michigan: Detroit Bikes

Made in Michigan: Detroit Bikes DETROIT (WZZM) — For more than 100 years, the manufacturing of motorized transportation made Detroit "Motor City." Now a new manufacturing company in the city is focusing on pedal power and two-wheel transportation. The first Detroit Bikes shipped … Full News here – Read more on WZZM

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Sponsored Content: Business Leaders for Michigan introduce Turnaround Plan to improve state’s economy

  Smart solutions are helping bring Michigan out of its recent economic decline, but more work is needed to shore up its recovery. That’s the message from Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), a non-profit executive leadership organization whose members introduced a… Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Michigan auto supplier to build 2 new plants; could make parts for new Camaro

Challenge Manufacturing is spending $ 115 million on new plants near Lansing, Pontiac. Full News here – Oakland Business

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SE Michigan companies awarded state funds expected to invest more than $1B and add 3,877 jobs

Chris Gautz – Auto industry companies and others with ties to Southeast Michigan, including Brembo North America Inc., H.A. Automotive Systems Inc., and Magna Exteriors and Interiors USA Inc., received state assistance to expand operations in the state after approval today by the Michigan Strategic Fund board. In total, the companies that received awards today […]

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Michigan Department of Education plans hearing July 30 on future statewide test

— The Michigan Department of Education is holding a hearing next week for the public to comment on a new student assessment to be given to K-12 school students in the spring of 2016. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Charter schools more cost-effective in Michigan, 27 other states, study says

A report released Tuesday by the University of Arkansas says charter schools are more cost effective and have a higher return on investment than traditional public schools in 28 states, including Michigan. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Berman: Michigan Roundtable leader a CEO with kumbaya in him

Steve Spreitzer is not a cynic or a screamer. He believes we can overcome. He believes we can all get along — and perhaps one day will. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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University of Michigan auctioning off about 100 cars, trucks, vans to the public

Many of the vehicles listed are 2008 and 2009 model year vehicles, some of which were old faculty member vehicles, service vehicles or general use vehicles for different departments or schools. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Top 5 in West Michigan Business: Cottages are becoming year-round homes for some, money makers for others

The most popular Grand Rapids business stories on MLive’s West Michigan Business blog in the past week. Full News here – Oakland Business

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15 peregrine falcons banded in Michigan for study

Peregrine falcons risked extinction in the last century as the pesticide DDT made their eggs unnaturally fragile. Full News here – freep

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High-speed event organizer says driver fees were non-refundable; the Michigan Mile was cut short

The Michigan Mile driving event was a “standing mile race” where participants race their own cars to compete for the quickest time. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Concussion-detecting football helmet sensor developed by Western Michigan University students

‘The coach would receive real-time, actionable information when one of the players receives a potentially dangerous and serious impact to the head,’ said Massood Atashbar, professor of electrical and computer engineering at WMU. Full News here – Oakland Business

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UM, MSU, 5 Michigan colleges make list of world’s best

Seven Michigan colleges are among the top 300 schools around the globe, according to the latest edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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