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Home sales plummeted 6.4% in December

Home sales plummeted 6.4% in DecemberFor all of 2018, sales of existing homes fell 3.1 percent from a year ago to 5.34 million units
  • Business
  • 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
Business

Confident oil, gas execs to boost spending
70 percent of professionals say they’ll maintain or increase capital expenditure budgets this year

Confident oil, gas execs to boost spending70 percent of professionals say they’ll maintain or increase capital expenditure budgets this year
  • Business
  • 16 hours, 23 minutes ago
Business

World economy forecast to slow in 2019

World economy forecast to slow in 2019China, the world’s second-biggest economy, said it had slowed to its weakest pace since 1990
  • Business
  • 19 hours, 31 minutes ago
Nation

Food, flower, toy inspections delayed by shutdown

Food, flower, toy inspections delayed by shutdownItems are still being inspected, but they are taking longer at major ports of entry
  • Nation
  • 19 hours, 35 minutes ago
Nation

TSA screener sick-outs hit 10% over holiday weekend

TSA screener sick-outs hit 10% over holiday weekendThe percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week
  • Nation
  • 20 hours, 14 minutes ago
Business

Henry Ford Health System plans arts destination in Detroit

Health system plans arts destination in DetroitHenry Ford Health System plans to revitalize the building near Henry Ford Hospital with help from a $200,000 grant
  • Business
  • 20 hours, 25 minutes ago
Business

Survey: More CEOs bearish on economy

Survey: More CEOs bearish on economyA survey of hundreds of corporate leaders shows “a record jump in pessimism” about the world economy
  • Business
  • 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
Business

Mich. power plant owner seeks fuel-burning permit

Mich. power plant owner seeks fuel-burning permitConvergen Energy is seeking permission to burn a different type of fuel that the state considers renewable
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
  • Detroit

    Hopes rise for Packard site 20 years after police standoff

    Hopes rise at Packard site 20 years after standoffQuestions still surround the incident, the opening salvo in what would become a years-long battle over ownership of the iconic, decaying auto plant.
    • Detroit
    • 2 days, 13 hours ago
    Business

    Women's March Michigan

    Women’s March MichiganA large group of protesters gathered inside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for the Women's March Michigan on Saturday.
    • Business
    • 2 days, 16 hours ago
    Technology

    Grocery robots detect spills with human help

    Grocery robots detect spills with human helpA wheeled robot named Marty is rolling into nearly 500 grocery stores to alert employees to spills
    • Technology
    • 2 days, 19 hours ago
    Obituary

    Frances Mears, longtime AP reporter and manager, dies

    AP reporter, manager Frances Mears diesHer journalism career spanned more than 40 years
    • Obituary
    • 2 days, 17 hours ago
    Daniel Howes

    Podcast: Daniel Howes on John Engler’s ousting at Michigan State University

    Podcast: Howes on Engler’s MSU oustingRepublican John Engler’s ouster as interim president at Michigan State shows how partisan politics can course through university board rooms.
    • Daniel Howes
    • 3 days, 2 hours ago
    Real Estate

    MI Dream Home: $7M log home 'up north retreat'

    Dream Home: Log house an ‘up north retreat’The 4,420-square-foot house is located in East Jordan near Charlevoix and is listed for $6.99 million
    • Real Estate
    • 3 days, 12 hours ago
    Restaurants + Bars

    Detroiter Bar gets 21-day liquor license suspension

    Detroiter Bar gets 21-day liquor license suspensionThe MLCC issue a notice to the media regarding the suspension of the Detroit Bar's license and that of a Clarkston Walgreens
    • Restaurants + Bars
    • 3 days, 12 hours ago
    Detroit

    Extended-stay hotel to open Monday in historic Metropolitan Building

    Extended-stay hotel to open Monday in downtownElement Detroit, an eco-focused hotel, will feature artwork made from recycled materials.
    • Detroit
    • 3 days, 12 hours ago
    Nation

    Lawsuits ramp up pressure on owners of opioid company

    Lawsuits ramp up pressure on owners of opioid companyThe legal pressure on the prominent family behind the company that makes OxyContin is likely to get more intense
    • Nation
    • 3 days, 15 hours ago
    Technology

    Facebook’s privacy lapses may result in record fine

    Facebook’s privacy lapses may result in record fineFacebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations
    • Technology
    • 3 days, 19 hours ago
    Nation

    Travel industry fears damage from a long gov’t shutdown

    Travel industry fears damage from a long gov’t shutdownThe partial government shutdown has thinned the ranks of federal workers who staff airport security lines
    • Nation
    • 3 days, 19 hours ago
    Personal Finance

    Nerdwallet: What to buy every month in 2019

    Nerdwallet: What to buy every month in 2019Here’s a list of the best products to buy each month, plus the holidays when you’ll find major sales
    • Personal Finance
    • 4 days, 1 hour ago
    Business

    Perdue recalls 68K pounds of chicken nuggets
    Perdue is recalling more than 68,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because they may be contaminated with wood

    Perdue recalls 68K pounds of chicken nuggetsPerdue is recalling more than 68,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because they may be contaminated with wood
    • Business
    • 4 days, 5 hours ago
    Health

    DMC's Sinai-Grace averts Medicare loss after failed inspections

    DMC’s Sinai-Grace averts Medicare lossMultiple inspections found violations of nursing, building standards
    • Health
    • 4 days ago
    Restaurants + Bars

    Restaurants, DIA, others offer fed employees deals during shutdown

    Restaurants, DIA and more offer shutdown dealsBobcat Bonnie's, Downtown Louie's and more offer deals to furloughed workers
    • Restaurants + Bars
    • 4 days, 12 hours ago
    Business

    Big brewers diversify into cannabis market

    Big brewers diversify into cannabis marketThe larger players are pushing into the cannabis industry as a potential engine for future growth
    • Business
    • 4 days, 19 hours ago
    Business

    Beaumont, DMC announce major leadership changes

    Beaumont, DMC announce major leadership changesLeadership changes planned for February at Metro Detroit's two largest health systems
    • Business
    • 4 days, 21 hours ago
    Business

    Sears confirms Lampert wins bid in auction

    Sears confirms Lampert wins bid in auctionEddie Lampert’s hedge fund has won a bid to buy roughly 400 stores and other assets for $5.2 billion
    • Business
    • 4 days, 23 hours ago
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