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Calif. wildfires affect vineyard workers and owners

Unforgiving California wildfires affect vineyard workers and ownersThe deadly and destructive fires imperiled both low-wage workers and the wealthy entrepreneurs who employ them
  • Nation
  • 11 hours, 34 minutes ago
Daniel Howes

Podcast: Howes on Big Business game

Podcast: Howes on Big Business gameHowes says Gov. Rick Snyder's Michigan is back in the Big Business development game – because it has to be.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 22 hours, 21 minutes ago
Business

Gilbert: Detroit has advantages in Amazon bid

Gilbert: Detroit “has a lot of advantages” in Amazon HQ bidDan Gilbert says Detroit pitch offers Amazon a chance to set up shop in U.S. and Canada
  • Business
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Business

Woodward Corners’ first tenants serve coffee, burgers

Woodward Corners’ first tenants serve coffee, burgers16-acre site next to Beaumont Hospital will have six buildings including grocery store, hotel, other restaurants, retail
  • Business
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Business

Dave's Sweet Tooth Toffee

Dave’s Sweet Tooth ToffeeAndrew Chmielewski and his father Dave, of Dave's Sweet Tooth Toffee, show their racks of Peanut Butter Crunch toffee at their Harrison Township warehouse.
  • Business
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Technology

Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?

Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?A report Thursday that kids aged 8 and under average about 2 hours and 19 minutes with screens every day at home.
  • Technology
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Business

Woodward at 13 Mile development names first 2 retailers

Woodward at 13 Mile development names first 2 retailersWoodward at 13 Mile development names first 2 retailers
  • Business
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Business

Grand Rapids area makes pitch for Amazon’s 2nd HQ

Grand Rapids area makes pitch for Amazon’s 2nd headquartersAmazon is promising $5 billion of investment and says the project could create as many as 50,000 new full-time jobs
  • Business
  • 2 days ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Mich., gov join incentive game because they must

Howes: Michigan, gov join incentive game because they mustCost of doing nothing measured in slower economic growth, weaker personal income expansion, political bragging rights
  • Daniel Howes
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Business

Detroit’s bid delivered to Amazon with video

Detroit’s bid delivered to Amazon with videoGilbert’s tweet Thursday links to an inspirational ‘Detroit Moves the World’ video
  • Business
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Politics

Inside Michigan’s $7.3B pitch to Foxconn

Michigan pitch to Foxconn: $7.3B in incentives, tax breaks and savingsDocument: Michigan offered Foxconn $7.3 billion-plus in incentives to try to land an electronics factory, facility sites
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
Jocelynn Brown

Handmade: Owners of Haberman Fabrics set to retire

Handmade: Owners of Haberman Fabrics set to retireNew owner has plans to keep the same fabric quality, move the store to Clawson
  • Jocelynn Brown
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Nation

FAA: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

FAA: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion riskThe government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Nation

Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansion

Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansionEric and Donald Trump Jr. are now eyeing ways to use the new lease on the family fame
  • Nation
  • 6 months ago
Business

Target sees new smaller stores as where it’s headed

Target sees new smaller Manhattan store as where it’s headedNew two-level store in Manhattan’s Herald Square is about one-third the size of Target’s average store
  • Business
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Nation

Little Rock drops Amazon bid, ‘It’s not you, it’s us.’

Little Rock drops Amazon bid, ‘It’s not you, it’s us.’Little Rock pre-emptively broke up with Amazon rather than submit a long-shot bid for the company’s second headquarters
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Ford

Former Ford CEO takes new gig in private equity

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields takes new gig in private equityMark Fields will join TPG Capital as a senior adviser
  • Ford
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Detroit

Metro Detroit’s bid for Amazon is a group effort

Metro Detroit’s bid for Amazon is a group effortCooperation highlights Detroit’s bid for retail giant’s second headquarters
  • Detroit
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Business

JetBlue to stop ticket sales on a dozen travel websites

JetBlue to stop selling tickets on a dozen travel websitesJetBlue Airways Corp. said Thursday that the change was the first step in revamping its system of selling tickets online
  • Business
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Politics

Bills unveiled to fix Michigan jobless benefits system

Bills unveiled to fix Michigan unemployment benefits systemMichigan’s unemployment benefits agency would assess smaller penalties on jobless workers found to have committed fraud
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Business

Jobless claims fall to 222K, lowest in 44 years

Jobless claims fall to 222K, lowest in 44 yearsThe Labor Department says claims for jobless aid dropped by 22,000 to 222,000, fewest since March 1973
  • Business
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Detroit

Smithsonian honors Detroiter as ‘visionary design mind’

Smithsonian honors Detroiter as ‘visionary design mind’“Visionary design mind” says hip hop culture can help cure the sins of architecture, design and gentrification
  • Detroit
  • 3 days ago
Business

New combat helmets offer wider protection

New combat helmets offer wider protectionIt protects against bomb fragmentations, blunt impacts, certain rifle projectiles, handgun bullets
  • Business
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Business

Bull run steady, but fears linger 30 years after crash

Bull run steady, but fears linger 30 years after crashAs investors learned so painfully on Black Monday, markets can shift quickly.
  • Business
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
TV Plus

Nielsen to share Netflix viewer data

Nielsen to share Netflix viewer dataNumbers could help studios negotiate with streaming services
  • TV Plus
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Politics

Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions

Corporations to keep tax break lost by millionsMillions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump’s sweeping revamp of the tax code
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Politics

Trump: US has ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ on taxes

Trump: US faces ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ on taxesTrump says, “a lot of people are liking” his plan, which still lacks specific legislation
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
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