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Weekly U.S. unemployment aid applications fall to 294,000

Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer – WASHINGTON — Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, as the continued low levels of applicants reflect growing job security. The Labor Department says weekly applications fell 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 294,000. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, ticked up a slight 250 to 299,250. Over […]

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U.S. Women’s soccer lands in ‘group of death’

The United States drew the toughest group for the Women’s World Cup next year in Canada, and will face Australia in its opening match in Winnipeg on June 8. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Report: About 3 million Honda vehicles need to be fixed in U.S. airbag recall

Honda Motor Co. will need to replace airbags in about 3 million vehicles in the U.S. after the Japanese automaker expanded a recall nationwide, Bloomberg reports. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Schuette files brief urging U.S. Supreme Court to take gay marriage case

Schuette files brief urging U.S. Supreme Court to take gay marriage case

Associated Press – LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and supporters of gay marriage have at least one thing in common: They want the U.S. Supreme Court to use a Michigan case to settle the legality of same-sex nuptials. Schuette’s office filed a legal brief Monday at the Supreme Court. He wants the court […]

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As Detroit escapes federal monitoring of police, U.S. Justice Department to meet with residents

A judge in August granted a joint request from the city and the U.S. Justice Department to end court-mandated federal oversight over the Detroit Police Department. And U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade is holding town hall meetings as part of “post-consent judgment monitoring of the police department.” Full News here – Detroit News

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Same-sex couples file U.S. Supreme Court appeal

Mark Sherman Associated Press – WASHINGTON — Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide. Appeals filed Friday urge the justices to review last week’s lower court ruling that upheld anti-gay marriage laws in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee. The ruling by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of […]

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U.S. Coast Guard helicopter pilots abort missions after laser incidents in southeast Michigan

U.S. Coast Guard officials are reacting strongly to two recent acts of suspected mischief that caused helicopter pilots aborting their missions. Full News here – Detroit News

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Despite slumping Cadillac, GM posts best U.S. sales in October since 2007

General Motors’ total sales in the U.S. last month were flat at 226,819 units, but it marked the Detroit automaker’s best October since 2007. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Lots of open U.S. House seats in Michigan this year

Mike Householder Associated Press – The more things change with Michigan’s U.S. House delegation, the more they stay the same. The state is guaranteed to send four new faces to Congress after the Nov. 4 election, thanks to open seats. That number most likely will grow to five when factoring in the Detroit-area 11th District, where incumbent Rep. Kerry Bentivolio lost […]

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U.S. Attorney to watch for election fraud, voting rights violations Tuesday in Detroit

The U.S. Attorney’s office has appointed an election monitor to respond to complaints related to voting rights and election fraud in Detroit and Hamtramck. Full News here – Detroit News

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Covenant HealthCare included in ad in U.S. News & World Report

Covenant HealthCare is included in the recent annual U.S. News & World Report congratulatory ad by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Top 5 in West Michigan Business: West Michigan home to cheapest gas prices in U.S.

The most popular Grand Rapids business stories on MLive during the past week. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Henry Rollins reflects on Detroit, state of U.S., government’s role, plans for a film & more

DETROIT, MI — Read the first line of Wikipedia’s description of Henry Rollins and it sounds pretty exhausting. This 53-year-old Washington, D.C. native, a former member of the punk rock group Black Flag, wears so many hats its hard to keep track. As the entry states, Rollins indeed is a musician, writer, journalist, publisher, actor, […]

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French molder AdduXi to open first U.S. factory in Rochester Hills

French molder AdduXi to open first U.S. factory in Rochester Hills

Bill Bregar, Plastics News – Precision French molder AdduXi Group is opening its first factory outside of its home country — in Rochester Hills — and the top local executive said the time is right, as the U.S. automotive industry is on a roll. “All the ingredients for success are really together in Detroit right […]

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West Michigan home to cheapest gas prices across U.S., though it won’t last long

If it’s time to top off the tank, five stations in Greenville are charging $ 2.55 a gallon — the cheapest in all the U.S., GasBuddy’s Patrick DeHaan said. Full News here – Oakland Business

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