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Art Van seeking nonprofits for fundraising competition

Art Van seeking nonprofit groups for fundraising competitionArt Van has launched its annual competition to distribute grants to Midwestern nonprofit groups
  • Macomb County
  • 3 hours, 34 minutes ago
Business

AAA: Average gas prices in Michigan fall 7 cents

AAA: Average gas prices in Michigan fall 7 centsThe average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.29 per gallon
  • Business
  • 4 hours, 34 minutes ago
Business

Target’s short-term focus spooks long-term believers

Target’s short-term focus spooks long-term believersretailers are using artificial intelligence, voice ordering, and delivery drones to better serve shoppers
  • Business
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Business

Detroit News staffer wins national headline contest

Detroit News staffer wins national headline contestSteve Wilkinson claims first place in annual ACES competition
  • Business
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Podcast: Howes on Sergio peddling FCA, please

Podcast: Howes on Sergio peddling FCA, pleaseHowes says its undeniable that FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne is trying to sell the bi-national automaker. But to whom?
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Business

Analysis: U.S. stores too big, boring and expensive

Analysis: U.S. stores too big, boring and expensiveThe retail footprint is too big in the United States
  • Business
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Michigan

Funding frozen for Coast Guard ship to open Mich. lanes

Funding frozen for Coast Guard ship to open Mich. lanesHarsh winters have renewed interest in having a second heavy icebreaker join forces with the USCGC Mackinaw.
  • Michigan
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Business

Barton Malow moving in across from Hudson’s site

Barton Malow moving in across from Hudson’s siteDowntown office moves company closer to its Detroit roots
  • Business
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Business

Comcast to gain rights to offer online TV nationwide

Comcast said to gain rights to offer online TV nationwideThe rights allow Comcast to sell video service for the first time outside its regional territories
  • Business
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Business

Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England

Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New EnglandDwindling catch has many wondering if cod fishing is a thing of the past
  • Business
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
Business

Mnuchin says administration tax plan coming soon

Mnuchin says administration tax plan coming soonMnuchin says the administration will tackle cutting both individual taxes and corporate taxes in the same bill
  • Business
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Business

Germany’s Haribo to produce gummy bears in USA

Germany’s Haribo to produce gummy bears in U.S.Bonn-based Haribo, which invented the gummy bear nearly a century ago, said Friday it would open a U.S. factory in 2020
  • Business
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Behind Blue Oval profits, Ford wrestles future

Howes: Behind Blue Oval profits, Ford wrestles futureFor all its talk of “smart mobility” and investment in electrification, Ford is a trucks-first company growing more so.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Business

Some import coal ash while it sits in piles elsewhere

Some import coal ash while it sits in piles elsewhereWaste material left after coal burns valuable, but recycling can be pricey
  • Business
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Autos

Nissan declines talks with union after Miss. rally

Nissan declines talks with union after Miss. rallyNissan Motor Co. is declining to talk to union supporters about conditions at its Mississippi assembly plant
  • Autos
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

Michigan retailers: GOP border tax will hike prices
The border tax is a ‘dangerous proposal’ that would drive up prices on imported products, according to retailers.

Michigan retailers: GOP border tax will hike pricesThe border tax is a ‘dangerous proposal’ that would drive up prices on imported products, according to retailers.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Detroit

Conyers’ expensive travel plan ‘last straw’ for 910 AM

Conyers’ expensive travel plan ‘last straw’ for 910 AMMonica Conyers’ attempt to book a stay at a luxury Chicago hotel on the company’s dime led to her departure
  • Detroit
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Business

Virgin America the latest airline brand to disappear

Virgin America will be the latest airline brand to disappearAlaska Airlines has bad news for loyal customers of Virgin America — their airline’s name is being dumped
  • Business
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Sears spirals down, Kmart accelerates

Howes: Sears spirals down, Kmart acceleratesMarket is leaving storied retailers scrambling for relevance, even survival, in a rapidly evolving digital environment.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 4 days ago
Business

New estimate of Henry Ford-Pistons complex: $83M

New estimate of Henry Ford-Pistons complex: $83MThe Detroit Pistons-Henry Ford Health facility in New Center makes progress in becoming reality
  • Business
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Business

Applications for jobless aid rise to still-low 258,000
The Labor Department says weekly unemployment benefit applications rose 15,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 258K

Applications for jobless aid rise to still-low 258,000The Labor Department says weekly unemployment benefit applications rose 15,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 258K
  • Business
  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Opinion

Column: Future of electric grid needs to be discussed

Column: Future of electric grid needs to be discussedThe infrastructure will soon need significant ongoing investment just to keep things the way they are
  • Opinion
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Business

Retirement dreams fizzle for some with Obamacare repeal
Workers contemplating retirement get jitters over insurance cost

Retirement dreams fizzle for some with Obamacare repealWorkers contemplating retirement get jitters over insurance cost
  • Business
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Business

Michigan jobless rate rises to 5.3 percent in February
As more workers enter Mich. job market, unemployment rate ticks up slightly

Michigan jobless rate rises to 5.3 percent in FebruaryAs more workers enter Mich. job market, unemployment rate ticks up slightly
  • Business
  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Technology

YouTube losing major advertisers upset with videos

Google’s YouTube losing major advertisers upset with videosCompanies have discovered that their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism
  • Technology
  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Big box stores tax reform plan faces uphill battle

Big box stores tax reform plan faces uphill battleHouse lawmakers reintroduce plan to change big box stores’ property tax assessment after it died last year in Senate
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Detroit

Detroit, Archdiocese to turn old school into housing

Detroit, Archdiocese to turn old school into housingThe city and Archdiocese of Detroit are partners on plan to convert old Transformation School to mixed-income apartments
  • Detroit
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
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