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President Barack Obama could be in Detroit on Nov. 1 for campaign stop, media outlet claims

DETROIT, MI — The plans don’t appear finalized yet, but there’s a good chance President Barack Obama will make a campaign stop in Detroit on Nov. 1 — three days before the midterm elections. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit Lions laser pointer fan receives lifetime ban from Ford Field events, team president confirms

DETROIT, MI — The teenage fan who used a laser pointer at Sunday’s Detroit Lions game to distract Buffalo Bills players at Ford Field has been banned from events at the venue for life, Lions team president Tom Lewand said. Lewand confirmed the extent of the ban on Friday during an appearance on WJR 760 […]

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Teddy’s Transport president receives 2014 Lakeshore Athena award

This is the latest accolade for Helen Zeerip, who has grown her parent’s truck company into one of the top women-owned businesses in the region. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Grand Rapids Realtor elected president of statewide real estate group

Gene Szpeinski, who has been active in real estate since 1976, has been an associate broker with Signature Associates since 2007. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Crain’s week in news, Sept. 20-26: GM appoints Blanchard to lead city initiatives; Shafer named Talmer president

Crain’s staff – General Motors Co. appointed John K. Blanchard as lead executive for the company’s initiatives and projects within the city of Detroit and communities throughout Southeast Michigan. Blanchard, 52, has been director of GM local government relations since 2011. He will continue to represent the company on several local boards and commissions and […]

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Dr. Ben Carson will ‘more likely than not’ run for president in ’16; Detroit could host announcement

DETROIT, MI — Dr. Ben Carson, a Detroit native and world-renowned neurosurgeon, sure has generated some attention this week. Those who want to see him run for president in 2016 got more good news Thursday during Carson’s appearance on a local radio station. Full News here – Detroit News

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Thomas Shafer named president of Talmer Bank

Thomas Shafer named president of Talmer Bank

Tom Henderson – Thomas Shafer has been named president of Troy-based Talmer Bank and Trust and COO of its holding company, Troy-based Talmer Bancorp Inc. (Nasdaq: TLMR). He will be responsible for day-to-day operations at the bank. “We believe that our consistent growth over the past several years as well as our strong desire to […]

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Lupher named Citizens Research Council president following Krichbaum

Lupher named Citizens Research Council president following Krichbaum’s resignation

Chris Gautz – Eric Lupher was named president of the Livonia-based Citizens Research Council of Michigan on Friday by its board of directors following the resignation of Daniel Krichbaum. Krichbaum, the former Michigan Department of Civil Rights executive director, resigned from CRC on Sept. 1 on the advice of his doctors after suffering a stroke […]

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Detroit teachers union president to retire

Detroit — Keith Johnson, president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers, announced Thursday that he will retire after 21 years in leadership at the union. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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SVSU President on students’ economic impact: ‘Our students spend a lot of money’

The thousands of students attending Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw County’s Kochville Township “spend a lot of money” on and off campus. “They buy gas at your gas stations. They have their cars repaired, buy lots of electronics, tons of clothes, pizza. Pizza. Pizza,” SVSU President Don Bachand told a crowd of Bay County […]

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New UM president Schlissel stresses academics, diversity

Mark Schlissel, the University of Michigan’s 14th president, will be inaugurated during a festive-filled day on Friday. But already, he has started shaping the state’s most prestigious school since taking over less than two months ago. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Busch’s Market hires new president, CEO to replace John Busch

John Busch will now assume the role of chairman of the company. Full News here – Oakland Business

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MSU president Simon: ‘We’re making progress’

The dean of Big Ten university presidents is showing no signs of slowing down, stepping aside or coasting. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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MSU president Simon: ‘We’re making progress’

The dean of Big Ten university presidents is showing no signs of slowing down, stepping aside or coasting. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Vice President Joe Biden heading to Detroit for Labor Day

Vice President Joe Biden heading to Detroit for Labor Day For the second time in three years, Vice President Joe Biden will be in Detroit for Labor Day. Sources with knowledge of the planning for organized labor's biggest annual event confirmed that Biden will speak after the Labor Day parade in Detroit. The … Full […]

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