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Detroit News owner considers sale of media properties

Dustin Walsh and Bill Shea – Digital First Media, owner of The Detroit News, announced Friday that it will evaluate strategic options, which could include the sale of the company or some of its 76 daily and 160 weekly publications. John Paton, Digital First’s CEO, made the announcement to employees in an email Friday. Paton […]

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UM 4th best public school in U.S. News rankings

The University of Michigan is the nation’s fourth-best public university and the 29th best overall, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges rankings. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit News Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 3

Detroit News Big Ten Power Rankings: Week 3 The Detroit News aims to provide a forum that fosters smart, civil discussions on the news and events that we cover. The News will not condone personal attacks, off topic posts or brutish language on our site. If you find a comment that you believe … Full […]

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For Detroit Lions' Corey Fuller, no news was good news on cut day

For Detroit Lions' Corey Fuller, no news was good news on cut day That call he was waiting for, of course, would have been from the Detroit Lions. He expected to hear from the team on whether he had earned a roster spot at the fiercely contested receiver position. It turned out the only phone […]

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Crain’s week in news, Aug. 23-29: Hong Kong firm acquires control of airbag maker; Henry Ford Health System names VP

Crain’s staff – Hong Kong private equity firm FountainVest Partners completed a deal to become the majority shareholder in Sterling Heights-based automotive airbag maker Key Safety Systems Inc. The deal could be worth as much as $ 800 million; existing owners New York hedge fund Crestview Partners LP and some KSS management will retain shares […]

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New Downtown WXYZ News Studio

DETROIT (WXYZ) – Sixty-six years after WXYZ-TV Channel 7 flickered to life on TV sets across southeast Michigan from its first Woodward Avenue studio in Detroit, the station is expanding its operations with a new, highly visible studio in the heart of downtown. The glass-enclosed, outward-facing studio will be located inside the ground-floor lobby of […]

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Crain’s week in news, Aug. 16-22:

Crain’s staff – A blighted alley between Alexandrine and Selden streets will soon be cleaned up and made more pedestrian and bicyclist friendly. Through a crowdfunding campaign, Midtown Detroit Inc. raised money to make improvements to the alley as part of its Green Alley renovation program. The alley will be redesigned with permeable pavers and […]

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Crain’s week in news, Aug. 9-15: Restaurants, bakery, music shop among Hatch finalists; Michigan Humane Society names CEO

Crain’s staff – Restaurants Cockadoodle and Gabriel Hall, bakery Sister Pie, and music shop Third Wave Music were named finalists in the Hatch Detroit business competition. The winning business pitch will receive a $ 50,000 grant from Comerica Bank and legal, marketing, accounting and IT support from Hatch Detroit. Round two of public voting has […]

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Rick Haglund: How well has Michigan recovered? There’s good news and bad news

A new report from the state Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives shows Michigan has made significant progress in many areas, but… Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Crain’s week in news, Aug. 2-8: Housing chief resigns after billing for costly food, travel; MEDC hires Arwood as COO

Crain’s staff – Scott Woosley, executive director of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, is stepping down after billing the state for expensive meals and travel, The Associated Press reported Friday. The Detroit Free Press reported Thursday that Woosley sought reimbursements for staying in hotels that cost $ 400 to $ 500 a night and […]

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News Videographer's Van Stolen Outside Detroit Courthouse During Murder Trial

News Videographer's Van Stolen Outside Detroit Courthouse During Murder Trial DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are looking for tips in the theft of a van owned by a videographer covering the Theodore Wafer trial. Sgt. Michael Woody says the silver 2006 Ford Econoline van is owned by a man contracted to cover the high-profile … […]

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KISS ‘Cadillac High’ movie on band’s 1975 visit is news to State of Michigan; film’s future unclear

DETROIT, MI — When KISS’ Gene Simmons told MLive.com last week that a movie about the band’s 1975 visit to a small MIchigan town is fully-funded and in pre-production, it became news to the Michigan Film Office. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Fox News political analyst to speak at 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum

The two-day event will include speeches by Gov. Snyder, author Ruby Payne and venture capitalist Brad Feld. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Michigan State’s Branden Dawson could be ‘the preeminent Big Ten player’ next season, according to the Sporting News

The rationale: Dawson’s standout play in March, when he averaged 16 points and nearly nine rebounds in four NCAA tournament games. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Crain’s week in news, July 26-Aug. 1: Minimum wage plan backers won’t appeal ballot ruling; Leo Burnett, DIA sign deal

Crain’s staff – Raise Michigan, the group behind a November ballot proposal to increase the state’s minimum wage to $ 10.10 an hour, said it will not appeal a ruling by the Board of State Canvassers that found the group did not have a sufficient number of signatures for the proposal to appear on the […]

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