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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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Crain’s week in news, July 19-25: Birmingham Kroger to close for remodeling; Sherer to leave as THAW CEO

Crain’s staff – The East Maple Road Kroger store in Birmingham will close for about 3½ months starting Aug. 2 for a $ 5.5 million remodeling — part of a potential $ 137 million investment The Kroger Co. of Michigan has planned for the state. The Michigan investment included a new 88,000-square-foot store in Commerce […]

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West Michigan-area gas prices slide below $3.50 with better news ahead

Gas prices continue their retreat away from the $ 4 a gallon mark this week, a steady trend that appears to be picking up steam. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Crain’s week in news, July 5-11: Gilbert buys former Globe Tobacco building for $3.3M; Oakland hires AD

Crain’s staff – Add the 58,000-square-foot former Globe Tobacco Co. building to Dan Gilbert’s downtown Detroit real estate empire. The Quicken Loans Inc. and Rock Ventures LLC founder and chairman purchased the six-story building at 407 E. Fort St. for $ 3.3 million, according to Matt Farrell, executive principal/partner of Bingham Farms-based Core Partners Associates […]

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Crain’s week in news, June 28-July 3: Bridge company to raze buildings for second span; Madonna names business dean

Crain’s staff – Detroit International Bridge Co. is scheduled to remove two blighted buildings on Fort Street near its Ambassador Bridge to make way for its stalled second span. The company began demolition Thursday of a former automotive plant at 2600 Fort St. Demolition of the second property, at 2051-2065 Fort St., acquired by the […]

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Gilbert buys Detroit News, Free Press building

Gilbert buys Detroit News, Free Press building

Kirk Pinho – Dan Gilbert has purchased the Detroit Media Partnership building that houses the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Crain’s week in news, June 21-27: Gilbert buys newspapers’ building; Hampson named Charter One president in Michigan

Crain’s staff – Gilbert buys newspapers’ building; Hampson named Charter One president in Michigan Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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