Detroit launches own ‘Neighborhoods’ website
Aug30

Detroit launches own ‘Neighborhoods’ website

Detroit — The city on Tuesday launched a news website and cable channel to tell its own stories about Detroit’s neighborhoods. The site “the Neighborhoods,” was spearheaded by Mayor Mike Duggan’s administration in an attempt to dig into neighborhood … #Michigan #News #MichiNews

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Sherman Timmins (1937-2017)
Aug30

Sherman Timmins (1937-2017)

He presented the study to the Small Business Institute Directors’ Assocation Conference in San Antonio. Before his tenure at UT, Mr. Timmins was a professor of business at Northern Michigan University, in Marquette, Mich., for several years. “He …

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Minimum Wage Resistance in the Midwest, Chicago Proves Tough Burger Market, Sales Look Good for Michigan Restaurants, and Much More – Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

Minimum Wage Resistance in the Midwest, Chicago Proves Tough Burger Market, Sales Look Good for Michigan … Michigan Restaurant Association survey shows sales are looking good. These stories and a … The National Federation of Independent Businesses reported the Index of Small Business Optimism rose 1.6 points for a reading of 105.2. The Index had peaked...

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Michigan Suffers From Some of the Most Extreme Gerrymandering in the Country
Aug30

Michigan Suffers From Some of the Most Extreme Gerrymandering in the Country

The Great Lakes State suffers from some of the most cynically designed electoral districts in the country. After 2010’s midterm election, when the Republican Party took control of all three branches of Michigan government, its operatives redrew the …

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2017 M-STEP results in Michigan reveal a troubling trend in education
Aug30

2017 M-STEP results in Michigan reveal a troubling trend in education

Michigan’s elementary and middle school students are slowly making gains in math and social studies on the state’s tough standardized exam. But a troubling trend is obvious in results released Tuesday: That progress is overshadowed by declines nearly …

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