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Help the U.S. economy - pass immigration reform
August 25, 2014
By Alexandra LaCombe — Detroit Free Press guest columnist
DETROIT FREE PRESS — DETROIT —
Documented immigrants and undocumented immigrants are different matters, yet both are lumped into the same mammoth political mess where a national legislative resolution isn’t anywhere near the horizon.

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HR's new balancing act: Changing laws on sexuality in the workplace
August 25, 2014
By Chad Halcom
CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS — DETROIT — It's one of the toughest topics that human resource managers and corporate legal teams have to face — so perhaps it's best that the federal government is forcing them to face several issues at once involving sexuality in the workplace.

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Beau Jack's Revamp "Beau's" To Open Next Week Under MEX Chef Zach Sklar
August 22, 2014

By Victoria Trudeau
DETROIT.EATER.COM -- BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP -- Chef Zach Sklar, of popular restaurants MEX and Social, is nearly ready to reopen Beau's, formerly Beau Jack's, in Bloomfield Hills. Sylvia Rector at the Free Press writes that they will be opening next week, but have yet to announce the specific date.

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Revamped Beau's opening Wednesday
August 22, 2014

By Lisa Brody

DOWNTOWN MAGAZINE -- BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP -- Beau's Grillery will be opening in the former Beau Jack's location on Maple just west of Telegraph in Bloomfield Township on Wednesday, August 27, according to Zack Sklar, chef and owner of the new restaurant.

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Anne Frank educational program slated for Oakland County libraries
August 22, 2014

By Sherri Kolade
C & G NEWS — OAKLAND COUNTY — The Holocaust Memorial Center hopes to bring the spirit of Anne Frank, and her inimitable story, to local libraries through the Anne Frank Educational Program and Art Project for people of all ages.

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Beau’s Grillery to Open in Bloomfield Township Next Week
August 22, 2014
DBUSINESS — BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — The former Beau Jack’s, at the northwest corner of Maple and Telegraph in Bloomfield Township, will reopen Wednesday under new ownership, a new name, and a new menu featuring “updated classic American cuisine.”

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Beau's in Bloomfield Twp. opens Wednesday with classic style, menu
August 21, 2014
By Sylvia Rector
DETROIT FREE PRESS — BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — It almost feels wrong to call owner Zack Sklar’s gorgeous new Beau’s restaurant a remake of the old Beau Jack’s that stood on the same Bloomfield Township site for almost 40 years. About all they have in common are an address, part of a name, a baby grand piano and a few recipes.
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McDonald's giving away free muffins Wednesday morning
August 19, 2014
By Melody Baetens
DETROIT NEWS -- DETROIT -- Metro Detroit McDonald’s restaurants will give away 23,000 freshly baked muffins Wednesday morning.

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McDonald's adds muffins to the menu; get one free Wednesday
August 18, 2014
By Sylvia Rector
DETROIT FREE PRESS — DETROIT — How about a free muffin with your coffee Wednesday morning?

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Into the Spotlight
August 16, 2014

Young adults sing, dance and shine during special program
By Katie Hetrick

DEARBORN PRESS AND GUIDE — DEARBORN — Thanks to numerous Dearborn volunteers, 15 young adults with disabilities had the chance to sing, dance and shine in the spotlight this week at the Players Guild of Dearborn.

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Multi-million dollar home show returns to Oakland Township after 11 years
August 15, 2014
By Paul Kampe, The Oakland Press
THE OAKLAND PRESS — OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — As the housing market continues to rebound, the Home Builders Association of Southeast Michigan is bringing back an event reminiscent of better times in the industry.

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Clawson chef brings southern style cooking to MGM Grand
August 14, 2014

By Kara Markusen, Special to The Oakland Press

THE OAKLAND PRESS -- CLAWSON -- Wolfgang Puck may be a household name, but that doesn’t mean the famed restaurant chain, thanks to the notorious chef himself, has forgotten the importance of keeping it personal.

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UAW Ford program to train veterans how to weld
August 12, 2014
By Zlati Meyer
DETROIT FREE PRESS — DETROIT — Brian Michael spent four years as a rescue swimmer in the U.S. Navy, but now the 40-year-old Wayne resident is looking for a way to keep himself afloat financially.

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Arab American and Chaldean group has a history of investing in Detroit
August 11, 2014
by Frank Witsell
DETROIT FREE PRESS — LATHROP VILLAGE — In Haifa Fakhouri’s view, Arab Americans and Chaldeans have an important role to play in Detroit’s revitalization.

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Peach Cookies from A Baker's Tale
August 06, 2014
WGN — CHICAGO — Christine LaSorda, owner and executive pastry chef at A Baker's Tale, shares her recipe for Peach cookies.

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Medical group consolidates in Farmington Hills
August 05, 2014
By Jay Greene
CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS -- FARMINGTON HILLS, MI -- Millennium Medical Group, a multispecialty group practice with about 85 physicians, has consolidated 13 of its offices with 80 physicians into a 100,000-square-foot medical hub in Farmington Hills.


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Celebrate Last Days Of Summer With Mom-Daughter Tea Party
August 03, 2014
CBS — CHICAGO — Christine La Sorda the executive pastry chef and owner of A Baker's Tale in Wicker Park where you can celebrate the last days of summer with a mother-daughter tea party.


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Selecting an Expert
July 31, 2014

CLAIMS MAGAZINE -- AUGUST 2014 -- Collins Einhorn's Richard Joslin's article on "Identifying an Expert Witness" is the cover story for the August issue of Claims Magazine.


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Unlikely Detroit soccer squad heads for Homeless World Cup in New York City
July 30, 2014
By Gus Burns
MLIVE — DETROIT, MI — The goalie is built like a sturdy football lineman. He wears bright red Nike Air basketball shoes. They match his soccer shorts. The only player with any competitive experience, Uzi Farook, now 37, last played a match when he was 14.

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Meet Kenneth Foster Bey, member of the Detroit soccer squad bound for Homeless World Cup
July 30, 2014
By Gus Burns
MLIVE — DETROIT — Eight Detroit soccer players, only one, Uzi Farooq, who had played prior to two months ago, are headed for New York City Saturday to participate in the regional qualifying round of the Homeless World Cup, set to be held in Santiago, Chile this October.


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Meet Shane Hardmon, member of the Detroit soccer squad bound for Homeless World Cup
July 30, 2014
By Gus Burns
MLIVE — DETROIT — Eight Detroit soccer players, only one, Uzi Farooq, who had played prior to two months ago, are headed for New York City Saturday to participate in the regional qualifying round of the Homeless World Cup, set to be held in Santiago, Chile this October.

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Meet Uzi Farooq, captain of the Detroit soccer squad bound for Homeless World Cup
July 30, 2014
By Gus Burns
MLIVE — DETROIT — Eight Detroit soccer players, only one, Uzi Farooq, who had played prior to two months ago, are headed for New York City Saturday to participate in the regional qualifying round of the Homeless World Cup, set to be held in Santiago, Chile this October.

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Meet Darnell Slocum, member of the Detroit soccer squad bound for Homeless World Cup competition in
July 30, 2014
By Gus Burns
MLIVE — DETROIT —
Eight Detroit soccer players, only one, Uzi Farooq, who had played prior to two months ago, are headed for New York City Saturday to participate in the regional qualifying round of the Homeless World Cup, set to be held in Santiago, Chile this October.



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Once-homeless Detroiter joins in for new challenge - soccer
July 30, 2014
By Terry Foster
THE DETROIT NEWS — DETROIT — Darnell Slocum lived on the streets of Detroit, picking through garbage cans as he searched for a change to his crumbling life.

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Local team plays for Homeless World Cup
July 30, 2014
WDIV — DETROIT — Detroit is sending its homeless and formerly homeless soccer players to New York for a big regional tournament.

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Detroit soccer team to compete for Homeless World Cup in New York
July 30, 2014
FOX DETROIT — CITY OF DETROIT — "Soccer's real popular right now, people are playing that have never played before," said Reginald Ikard. "It's a blessing, we're going to represent and try to win."


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"A Roaring Night" at the MGM Grand Detroit
July 28, 2014
FOX DETROIT — (WJBK) — The fundraiser "A Roaring Night" is on Saturday Aug. 9, 2014, tickets are $125 per person ($25 tax deductible). The ticket price includes: Strolling Food Stations, Open Bar and Live Entertainment.

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12-Year-Old Michigan Boy Works to Support Detroit's Homeless
July 21, 2014
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Dine in the D goes to Weber’s in Ann Arbor
July 18, 2014
WDIV — ANN ARBOR — Live in the D gives you a glimpse into the history of Weber's restaurant and hotel in Ann Arbor.

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New restaurant to host job fair in Bloomfield Township
July 18, 2014
By Megan Semeraz
THE OAKLAND PRESS — BLOOMFIELD TWP.  — Formerly known as "Beau Jack's," the new "Beau's" restaurant in Bloomfield Township will be hosting a job fair on Monday and Tuesday to hire 150 people.
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FYI: McBiker McDonald’s 16th Annual Motorcycle Rally
July 18, 2014

THE OAKLAND PRESS — WATERFORD — Motorcycle fans are invited to support the Ronald McDonald Houses of Ann Arbor and Detroit on Sunday, July 27 for the McBiker McDonald’s 16th Annual Motorcycle Rally.

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White Lake student struck by car progressing slowly
July 18, 2014
By Carol Hopkins
THE OAKLAND PRESS — WHITE LAKE —
Rebecca Bond was in her White Lake home Dec. 13 when she received a call her 14-year-old son Dillon Bond had been hit by a car on M-59 near Alpine Valley ski resort.

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Jennifer Hammond interviews Tim Prophit, Commodore of the Bayview Yacht Club
July 16, 2014
FOX2 DETROIT — WJBK — Jennifer Hammond interviews Tim Prophit, Commodore of the Bayview Yacht Club, on their sponsorship of the Bayview Mackinac Race.
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MGM Grande Casino unveils Market Garden at Plum Street
July 16, 2014
FOX2 DETROIT  — WJBK — MGM Grande Casino unveils Market Garden at Plum Street in Detroit.
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Jennifer Hammond interviews Roger Lau of Acura, on Set Sail for Autism
July 16, 2014
FOX2 DETROIT — WJBK — Jennifer Hammond interviews Roger Lau of Acura, on their sponsorship of Set Sail for Autism as part of the Bayview Mackinac Race.

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Chef Fashone Steen from TAP at MGM Grande prepares "Throwback Thursday" TV dinners.
July 16, 2014
FOX2 DETROIT   — WJBK — Chef Fashone Steen from TAP at MGM Grande prepares "Throwback Thursday" TV dinners.

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Jennifer Hammond interviews Laura Bell, from Bell’s Beer about their sponsorship of the Bayview Mack
July 16, 2014
FOX2 DETROIT — WJBK — Jennifer Hammond interviews Laura Bell, from Bell’s Beer about their sponsorship of the Bayview Mackinac Race.



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MGM Grande Casino unveils Market Garden at Plum Street
July 16, 2014
FOX2 DETROIT— WJBK — MGM Grande Casino unveils Market Garden at Plum Street in Detroit.

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Delectable destination
July 15, 2014
Ann Arbor a food lover's dream
By: Jill Wilson

WINNEPEG FREE PRESS -- ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- In the 2012 rom-com The Five Year Engagement, Jason Segel's character, a budding chef named Tom, follows his fiancée from California to Ann Arbor so she can pursue her doctorate degree at the University of Michigan.

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A Baker's Tale Named "Best New Bakery for Kids"
July 15, 2014

CHICAGO MAGAZINE -- 2014 CHICAGO'S BEST -- In March, Christine LaSorda combined her two loves—baking and reading—to create this Wicker Park bakery homage to Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. 

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Basic Training for biz
July 14, 2014
By Matthew Gryczan
Firms say hiring vets is worth extra effort — here's what they do
CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS — DETROIT — Kent Reyburn faced a quandary when he started applying for jobs in January after serving
four years in the U.S. Air Force: He couldn't tell prospective employers exactly what he did in the service because it was classified.

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Resources for Veterans
July 14, 2014
CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS — DETROIT — American Red Cross. Helps coordinate job certification training for veterans and provides scholarships to offset the cost to attend the Red Cross nurse assistant train ing program. Also provides emergency financial assistance and resources to veterans unable to receive other government and social service agency aid.
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Let's help put our veterans to work
July 14, 2014
CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS — DETROIT — Kent Reyburn's frustration in trying to enter the civilian workforce after four years in the U.S. Air Force - "Can't tell you what I did ... it's classified" - is admittedly not the norm.

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MGM Grand garden has roots in downtown Detroit, promotes food sovereignty in Detroit
July 12, 2014
By Jerome Espy
DETROIT UNSPUN — DETROIT — When you think of MGM Grand Detroit casino, broccoli, cabbage, kale and onions may not be the first things that come to mind. But, thanks to a partnership with Keep Growing Detroit, those fruits, veggies and more are popping up in an urban agriculture garden space in downtown Detroit.

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A Baker's Tale in Chicago is fairytale restaurant
July 09, 2014

By Linda Marsicano
CHICAGO PARENT — CHICAGO — It’s hard to say whether the décor or the food is more enticing at A Baker’s Tale, situated along a bustling stretch of restaurants and cafes on Division Street in Wicker Park, because both are equally spectacular.

 

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Holocaust center readies for teachers seminar
July 08, 2014

By Sherri Kolade

C AND G NEWS — FARMINGTON HILLS — How do you teach people about the Holocaust in a meaningful way that transcends textbooks and becomes etched into students’ hearts and minds?

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Sweet Success
July 07, 2014

Dessert could be a missed opportunity for limited-service restaurants.
By Alex Dixon
QSR -- CHICAGO -- For many quick-service operators, rolling out a successful dessert platform is a matter of taking a big risk. Dessert isn’t always top of mind for customers who are in and out of a restaurant, while pressure is on for flavors to be innovative but also compliment the menu.

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Street Beat: Developing Detroit
July 01, 2014
CW50 -- DETROIT -- This week on Street Beat, host Jill Washburn finds out what is happening with Detroit’s vacant land and blight problem.


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Slurp's Up
June 30, 2014

Celebrated chef Takashi Yagihashi returns to area with a ramen restaurant

By Dorothy Hernandez

HOUR DETROIT —  ANN ARBOR — When Tribute, lauded for its exquisite food and impeccable service, closed its doors in 2009, metro Detroit diners mourned its loss. The restaurant had racked up numerous accolades and praise, including Hour Detroit’s Restaurant of the Year (along with The Lark) in 1999, when founding chef Takashi Yagihashi was at the helm. His sophisticated French and Asian fusion fare earned him a James Beard award in 2003.

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MGM Grand Detroit's executive chef kicks back with tasty tacos
June 26, 2014
By Judith Harris Solomon
THE DETROIT NEWS — DETROIT — Alejandro Garza, assistant executive chef at the MGM Grand Detroit, says he remembers helping his mother make Spanish rice at their home in Southwest Detroit when he was only 7 years old and “just tall enough to reach the stove.”
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Join the slurping trend: Where to try ramen in metro Detroit
June 26, 2014
By Sylvia Rector
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS — If you’d like to dip into the world of ramen, here is a small sample of places to start, from tiny, traditional Japanese pubs (izakayas) to newer venues like the handsome, 5-year-old Tomukun, just a block from Slurping Turtle in Ann Arbor. Check hours; listed in alphabetical order.
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New Haven boy, 12, takes mission to end homelessness to Detroit's streets
June 25, 2014
By Shawn D. Lewis
THE DETROIT NEWS — Detroit —
The young boy smiles and looks into the eyes of the homeless man with bent shoulders and worn shoes.

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Former Lion emphasizes family, community involvement at new McDonald's in Wayne
June 25, 2014
By LeAnne Rogers
OBSERVER & ECCENTRIC — WAYNE — As the owner of the new Wayne McDonald’s restaurant, former Detroit Lions defensive back James Thrower doesn’t want to be the center of the attention.
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Tap at MGM Grand Detroit
June 18, 2014
Sports bar caters to gamblers with a taste for craft beer.
By Alysa Offman

METRO TIMES — DETROIT — Two years ago the hype for Detroit’s newest old sports bar was just beginning. Billboards along I-75 were emblazoned with vintage-style posters, promising Detroit’s best draft picks and a beer-heavy menu. In September of 2012, Tap opened inside MGM Grand Detroit and has been filling a void for gamblers with a taste for craft beer ever since.
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A few minutes with ... a kid who helps the homeless
June 15, 2014
By Jim Schaefer

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS — DETROIT — Robby Eimers spends his Saturdays like a lot of 12-year-olds, heading to baseball games or handing out meals to 150 homeless people.

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As federal funds increase, cuts to state's mental health budget cost Michigan's most vulnerable
June 13, 2014
WXYZ — LANSING — Newly instituted cuts have left some of Michigan’s most vulnerable without health services that mental health providers say could have catastrophic results.
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The NFL and Lynn Swan in Detroit to help protect football on free TV
June 12, 2014
MARX LAYNE -- FARMINGTON HILLS -- The NFL and Lynn Swan are in town to help protect football on free TV. 


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Restaurant Review: Slurping Turtle
June 12, 2014

By Jane Slaughter

METRO TIMES — DETROIT — No, it’s not Tribute, and, yes, it does have an anime-style, big-eyed turtle for its mascot — a creature no adult should have to look at. But those are the only semi-negatives about Slurping Turtle, Takashi Yagihashi’s new venture in Ann Arbor and a spin-off from his flagship Slurping Turtle in Chicago.

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Tap takes on 'TV dinners
June 11, 2014
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Dads, sons to compete in big challenge
June 09, 2014

Group of 12 to compete in over 30-hour race
by Andrew Humphrey

WDIV — DETROIT — The annual Bayview-Port Huron to Mackinac race is coming up next month and this year the sailors aboard one of the competing boats are taking on a big challenge.

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Detroit Zoo walk raises money for children in need
June 06, 2014
OAKLAND PRESS — Heart for Him - Mary Panich Ministries presents the Grace Centers of Hope 9th Annual ‘Walk a Mile in My Shoes’ Walk-a-Thon on Saturday, June 7 at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak.


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Haifa Fakhouri, President and CEO, Arab American and Chaldean Council, Lathrup Village
June 02, 2014
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Diversify or Die
May 29, 2014
By Betsy Cummings

COUNSELOR MAGAZINE — APRIL 2014 — Vistage Michigan CEO and Chair Dr. Robert Holland spoke recently with Counselor Magazine on diversifying your small business.

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Michigan judge awards $5M to couple after botched delivery by midwife
May 28, 2014
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Temple Israel receives donation for early childhood, Jewish education
May 21, 2014
By Cari DeLamielleure-Scott
WEST BLOOMFIELD BEACON — WEST BLOOMFIELD — Establishing an endowment for yearly scholarships, a West Bloomfield couple recently donated $10 million to Temple Israel’s Susan and Rabbi Harold Loss Early Childhood Center.


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St. Mary's Polish Country Fair returns Memorial Day weekend
May 15, 2014
MY FOX DETROIT -- A Michigan tradition returns this Memorial Day weekend. The St. Mary's Polish Country Fair will take place May 23-26 at the Orchard Lake St. Mary's Campus (3535 Indian Trail).

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Breakfast on TAP
May 15, 2014
Eschewing the buffet, breakfast goes à la carte at MGM Grand Detroit.
By Tracy Morin

MGM Grand Detroit decided to give its breakfast service a little sense of action. While the hotel still offers breakfast through room service, the team moved its main breakfast service from the buffet, Palette Dining Studio, to its sports bar, TAP, which opened in 2012. Palette still offers a Sunday buffet, but the morning daypart at TAP has become a slam dunk. Hotel guests and casino visitors enjoy the new option set amongst sports memorabilia and more than 40 flatscreen HDTVs, with an entrance to the restaurant through the hotel, not just the casino, enabling children to dine there as well.


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Dine in the D: Slurping Turtle
May 15, 2014
WDIV -- DINE IN THE D -- Acclaimed chef Takashi Yagahashi takes you inside his latest noodle restaurant in Ann Arbor.


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Longtime restaurateur Herman Weber celebrates with old favorites as he turns 100
May 13, 2014
By Janet Miller

MLIVE -- ANN ARBOR -- Long before Ann Arbor restaurants hopped on the locally sourced bandwagon, Herman Weber was slaughtering his own chickens and pigs.

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Mental Health Month, 65 years later
May 12, 2014
By Ben Robinson

THE DAILY TRIBUNE — When President Harry S. Truman declared May as Mental Health Awareness Month in 1949, the term “mental illness” was not a regular part of the American vocabulary. Sixty-five years later, this country is a much different place.
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A Baker’s Tale: Christine LaSorda
May 09, 2014
MYFOX — CHICAGO — Christine LaSorda combined her love for books and storytelling with her passion for baking to create ‘A Baker’s Tale’. The  shop opened in March in Wicker Park.
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First Look: Ann Arbor's new Slurping Turtle is delicious, diverse, fun
May 08, 2014
By Sylvia Rector

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS — ANN ARBOR — From its airy, contemporary dining space to its fun, appealing dishes, Chicago chef Takashi Yagihashi’s new Slurping Turtle is the tastiest reason I’ve found this year to make the drive to Ann Arbor.
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Holly rehab program hosts flower sale, fair
May 06, 2014
OAKLAND PRESS — HOLLY — Rose Hill Center will host its 13th annual Flower Sale and Fair on Saturday, May 10 — just in time for Mother’s Day.
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Mental health programs face big cuts
May 05, 2014
By Chad Selweski

MACOMB DAILY — After spending months resisting the additional federally funded Medicaid health care coverage provided by Obamacare, Michigan lawmakers finally approved the expansion last August, but they refused to let the initiative begin until April 1.

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Farbers give $10M to Temple Israel in West Bloomfield
May 01, 2014
By Sherri Welch

CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS -- Pharmaceutical industry veteran William Farber and his wife, Audrey, have made a $10 million gift to Temple Israel in West Bloomfield.


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Funding cuts send hundreds of mentally ill onto Detroit's streets
May 01, 2014
By Robin Erb

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS -- Three months after the state released a plan to strengthen its network of services to mentally ill people, local agencies say funding cuts are endangering services to clients.


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Consumer Compliance: Attorney gets a chance to 'play' on national stage
May 01, 2014
By Sheila Pursglove

OAKLAND COUNTY LEGAL NEWS -- The only constant in the mortgage industry over the past several years has been change, according to Marty Frenkel, an attorney with Maddin Hauser in Southfield. 

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John Gonway Transaction Guide
April 30, 2014
By Sheila Pursglove


DETROIT LEGAL NEWS — The real estate market and the evolution of businesses are a wonderful backdrop for rebirth and rejuvenation, says John Gonway, co-chair of the Real Estate Practice Group at Maddin, Hauser, Roth, & Heller in Southfield, and a specialist in the acquisition, financing, construction, development and leasing of commercial real estate, with particular expertise in multi-family housing.

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Lest We Forget: 11 Million People Died In The Holocaust
April 28, 2014
WDET-FM — DETROIT — Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus Executive Director Stephen Goldman spoke to WDET-FM today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  Yesterday the museum hosted 425 people for its annual Yom HaShoah commemoration.
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Japanese eatery aims to be versatile
April 21, 2014
By Melody Baetens
Owner plans to provide carryout, private parties for up to 50 patrons

THE DETROIT NEWS — When Slurping Turtle Japanese restaurant opens in Ann Arbor on Monday, restaurateur Takashi Yagihashi hopes for the same welcome he got from diners when he opened the original in Chicago in 2011.

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Slurping Turtle's Shoyu Ramen
April 17, 2014
FOX DETROIT.COM -- WJBK -- Get the recipe from Takashi Yagihashi of Slurping Turtle in Ann Arbor.


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Whether You Eat Out or Decide to Stay Home, Explore Detroit Through Its Restaurant Week
April 17, 2014
CORP! MAGAZINE -- THE BREAK ROOM -- Need an excuse to eat out tonight? Well, we’ve got just the reasons for skipping your regular weeknight meal and try something new.
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Entrepreneurs Seeking a Place to Start a Business Find a Surprising Answer: Detroit
April 16, 2014
By Stacy Cowley

THE NEW YORK TIMES — DETROIT — Ask business owners what it is like to operate in Detroit and you will hear comparisons to the Wild West or a third-world country. They often mean it as a compliment.
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The man who ticked off the NRA - and PETA
April 16, 2014
Recovered from a major misfire, new author Farbman contends that we're all hunters
By Neal Rubin

THE DETROIT NEWS — David Farbman once came up with a business idea so inspired, innovative and ingenious that it was going to change the perception of hunting and even hunting itself.

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Q&A: Renowned chef Takashi Yagihashi on why he's opening an Ann Arbor restaurant
April 15, 2014
By Lizzy Alfs

MLIVE -- THE ANN ARBOR NEWS -- Renowned chef Takashi Yagihashi knew he wanted to open a restaurant in Ann Arbor.


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A Homemade Kugel is an Ideal Way to Honor a Great Holiday Tradition
April 15, 2014
CORP! MAGAZINE — There are few dishes as synonymous with an event as a Kugel for Passover. It is a deliciously simple baked pudding (think bread, not Jello) or casserole that fills you up like a savory pie. And that’s a good thing.
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Former Tribute Chef to Open Ann Arbor Eatery
April 15, 2014
By Izzi Bendall

DBUSINESS.COM -- APRIL 15 -- “Many times, my regular customers from Michigan asked me, ‘Hey, Takashi, when are you going to open a restaurant in Michigan? We always have to drive to Chicago,’” says Yagihashi, who opened Takashi in 2007 and the Slurping Turtle in 2011, both in Chicago. “So I started to think very seriously about this.”
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Southwest Detroit businesses take streetlighting into their own hands
April 10, 2014
By JC Reindl

A business association in Detroit has taken on the responsibility of replacing nearly 200 old and broken city streetlights using federal dollars and charitable foundation support.

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$6.6 million to boost Vernor Highway lights
April 10, 2014
By Steve Pardo

THE DETROIT NEWS -- DETROIT -- The Southwest Detroit Business Association on Wednesday unveiled a $6.6 million project to replace the lighting infrastructure along Vernor Highway.



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Ready, set, slurp: Famed chef is bringing his homemade ramen to Ann Arbor
April 10, 2014
By Sylvia Rector, Detroit Free Press Restaurant Critic

DETROIT FREE PRESS -- ANN ARBOR -- When nationally known chef Takashi Yagihashi opens his much-anticipated Slurping Turtle restaurant in Ann Arbor later this month, you can be sure the ramen he serves won’t come from plastic packets of Maruchan — not that there’s anything wrong with them, he says.

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QUEEN OF TARTS
April 09, 2014
PURE WOW — CHICAGO — Wicker Park's new bakery fit for a fairy tale.
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Wicker Park bakery goes down a sweet rabbit hole
April 09, 2014
By Nancy Maes, Special to Tribune Newspapers

CHICAGO TRIBUNE — CHICAGO — Christine LaSorda was working in advertising when she realized she would be much happier in a career combining her two childhood pleasures: reading storybooks and making baked goods with her grandmother.

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American Black Journal interviews the winner of the McDonald’s Black History Month on Canvas contest
April 09, 2014
AMERICAN BLACK JOURNAL — DETROIT — Stephen Henderson interviews Joshua Williams, a young, talented Detroit artist who won the McDonald’s Black History Month on Canvas contest.

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DeQuan O' Neal on American Black Journal,
April 07, 2014
AMERICAN BLACK JOURNAL — DETROIT — Youth Leader DeQuan O'Neal of Neighborhood Service Organization's Youth Initiatives Project, on American Black Journal to discuss being a role model for young black males in Detroit.

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Students get schooled about bugs
April 07, 2014
By Jodi Rempala
PRESS AND GUIDE — DEARBORN —
Sounds filled the Sacred Heart Elementary School gym last week as students received a lesson in science.
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$6.4 million Southwest Detroit lighting upgrade kicks off Wednesday
April 05, 2014
By David Muller

MLIVE – DETROIT, MI – The Southwest Detroit Business Association is kicking off a $6.4 million project that will replace the lighting system along a 2.3-mile stretch of W. Vernor Highway.

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Chicago's Slurping Turtle to add Ann Arbor restaurant
March 29, 2014
By Melody Baetens
DETROIT NEWS — Chicago’s Chef Takashi Yagihashi will bring his inventive ramen bowls, tapas and sushi to Ann Arbor this month when Slurping Turtle opens at 608 E. Liberty.

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Easy Penne Carbonara Takes Advantage of Pantry Ingredients for Satisfying Dish
March 26, 2014
By Karen Dybis
CORP! MAGAZINE —WARREN — You know the drill: It’s a busy day full of meetings and reports. You may have skipped lunch or barely eaten a thing. Maybe you have a hard commute home to top it off.
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Verizon hiring for more than 100 positions
March 25, 2014
WJBK-TV— DETROIT — Verizon Wireless is adding more than 100 positions in retail and business sales, finance, network and customer service/client care in Michigan.
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Totally Baked: A Trippy Sweets Spot in Wicker Park
March 21, 2014

URBANDADDY.COM— CHICAGO — Once upon a time, there was a beautiful girl named Alice...

And she wanted to meet you somewhere for coffee.

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New restaurant offers free food for a year
March 21, 2014
WJBK — SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Piada Italian Street Food is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony in Shelby Township Friday.
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Just Opened: An “Alice in Wonderland” Themed Bakery
March 21, 2014
By Samantha Lande

REDTRICYCLE.COM — CHICAGO — Fairytales aren’t just for bedtime stories, at least in the eyes of a new Wicker Park bakery. The just-opened A Baker’s Tale is themed around Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and is a must-visit for families. Cool decor will get you lost in the feel of the storybook and you can also treat your senses to great pastries, coffee and more.
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Beau’s To Replace Beau Jack’s Restaurant in Bloomfield Township
March 20, 2014
DBusiness Magazine -- Peas & Carrots Hospitality, formerly Riverstone Hospitality, has purchased Beau Jack’s at the northwest corner of Maple and Telegraph in Bloomfield Township (4108 W. Maple), with plans to reopen the new “Beau’s” this summer.

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Macomb Daily Business Briefs
March 19, 2014
MACOMB DAILY — Piada Italian Street Food, located at 15089 Hall Road in Shelby Township, is holding their grand opening at 10:45 a.m. Friday, March 21, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. The first 100 people will receive free Piada for a year.
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Wolfgang Puck's penne carbonara with crisp pancetta
March 18, 2014
FOX DETROIT -- Get this recipe from the Executive Chef of Wolfgang Puck Steak/ Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina at MGM Grand Detroit Casino.
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New hearing loss support group begins at senior center
March 14, 2014
By Sarah Wojcik
C & G Staff Writer

C & G News — SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Progressive hearing loss can have both physical and emotional effects on individuals and frustrate both them and others, said Shelby Township Senior Center Coordinator Amy Drake.
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Toddler born with failing kidneys bucks odds to celebrate 2nd birthday
March 13, 2014
By Sven Gustafson

MLIVE -- Today, against all odds, Kaylie Kapperman will celebrate her second birthday, with perhaps the greatest gift of her young life just months away.
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Jim Badeen, Veterans Coordinator - 17th District Veterans Court (Redford)
March 06, 2014
COMCAST NEWSMAKERS -- Michigan has the nation's 11th highest population of veterans and ranks last in federal money spent per person on services. Now, there is a new service providing help to our veterans, 17th District Veterans Court.
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Eric Larson, President & CEO, Larson Realty Group & MI Governance Chair, ULI
March 06, 2014
COMCAST NEWSMAKERS -- Founded in 1936, the Urban Land Institute serves as the nation's preeminent, multidisciplinary real estate forum. Within the development industry in the State, there are many inspirational development efforts taking place
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Former Clutch Cargo’s nightclub returns to spiritual roots
February 20, 2014
By Elizabeth Scussel

C & G NEWS — PONTIAC — The historic building at the corner of Huron and Mill streets in downtown Pontiac is currently in the process of deconstruction to transform the former nightclub back to its original purpose — a place of worship.

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Ugandan LGBT rights activist Frank Mugisha visits Detroit Thursday
February 20, 2014
By Gus Burns

MLIVE -- DETROIT, MI -- Frank Mugisha, a world renown LGBT rights activist and gay man from Uganda, is visiting Detroit to speak on a panel at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History in Thursday.

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Detroit bankruptcy: Explaining secured and unsecured creditors
February 18, 2014
By Dustin Block 


MLIVE - DETROIT, MI - The Detroit bankruptcy trial's next major development is expected any day.
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Freedom House protects global refugees, American LGBTIs
February 17, 2014
By Phreddy Wischusen

THE MICHIGAN CITIZEN — DETROIT — David Kato Kisule died while fighting a bill that is now law in Uganda — an anti-homosexuality law that makes being gay punishable by life imprisonment. Citizens in Uganda are now also required by law to report “homosexuals” to the government within 24 hours to avoid being prosecuted themselves. This legislation, however, is not unique to Uganda.
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McDonald's Ski Event
February 12, 2014
WNEM -- Saginaw -- One hundred lucky people win lift passes to Mt. Holly.
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Spotlight on the News: Immigrating Detroit and State of darkness!
February 11, 2014
WXYZ Detroit - Chuck Stokes interviews Bob Ghannam of the Arab-American and Chaldean Council on the possibility of 50,000 new immigrants moving to Detroit.
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15 costly mistakes startups make
February 10, 2014
By Amy Haimerl
Crain’s Detroit Business — There’s nothing as American as starting up a business, becoming your own boss, taking your idea and seeing it on shelves or in other products. Entrepreneurship is in our DNA. And in Detroit even more so: It's our history, and it's also our future.
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Taking the Lead: Gorman's CEO takes the high road in competition with IKEA
February 09, 2014
By JC Reindl
Detroit Free Press — Few are as deeply versed in the furniture business as Bernie Moray, the 92-year-old CEO of the Gorman’s Home Furnishings and Interior Design upscale retail chain.
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Jury finds doctors liable in woman’s death
February 09, 2014
By Sally York
The Argus-Press — Corunna —
A jury has awarded $750,000 to the estate of an Owosso woman, saying she
died because of an error made by physicians in the Memorial Healthcare emergency room.
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2014 Winter Blast
February 07, 2014
2014 Winter Blast
February 7 through February 9

Campus Martius Park




760 WJR -- Presents The Meridian Winter Blast presented by Quicken Loans featuring cool events around Campus Martius Park.
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WDIV Detroit Live in the D -- 2014 Meridian Winter Blast Opening Ceremony
February 07, 2014
WDIV -- Live in the D -- The official opening of the 2014 Meridian Winter Blast presented by Quicken in Detroit.
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WDIV Detroit Live in the D -- 2014 Meridian Winter Blast Snow Slide
February 07, 2014
WDIV -- Live in the D -- Hold onto your hats! Brandon Roux takes on the Buick Slide at the Meridian Winter Blast in Detroit.
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WDIV Detroit Live in the D -- 2014 Meridian Winter Blast Dog Sledding
February 07, 2014
WDIV -- Live in the D -- Local 4's Karen Drew learns how to dog sled at the Meridian Winter Blast in Detroit.
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Fox2News -- WJBK -- 2014 Meridian Winter Blast
February 07, 2014
Fox2News -- WJBK -- Plenty to do this weekend at the annual Winter Blast event in downtown Detroit.
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Former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing to speak at MGM Grand Detroit Casino; Pistons career a likely topic
February 06, 2014
By Eric Lacy


MLIVE -- DETROIT, MI -- Former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, also a former Detroit Pistons guard, is expected to share some insight about his life and accomplishments Monday at the MGM Grand Detroit Casino with local sportscaster Bernie Smilovitz.
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Shiawassee County jury delivers $750,000 verdict after misdiagnosis leads to death
February 06, 2014
By Gary Ridley 


MLIVE -- CORUNNA, MI -- A Shiawassee County jury has ordered a physician staffing company to pay $750,000 after doctors misdiagnosed an Owosso woman who died from the error.

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Altruism during the Holocaust: One scholar’s story
February 04, 2014

By Sherri Kolade

C and G NEWS -- FARMINGTON HILLS — Guy Stern, director of the Farmington Hills-based International Institute of the Righteous at the Holocaust Memorial Center, knows for certain that luck was on his side.
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Report: Genesee County jury issues largest state court verdict in 2013
February 04, 2014

By Gary Ridley
MLIVE -- FLINT, MI -- A verdict issued by a Genesee County jury was the largest ordered in a Michigan state court in 2013, according to a report by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

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Tasty tips to check out before your Super Bowl party guests arrive
February 04, 2014

DETROIT (WXYZ) -- Chef  Fershone Steen from TAP at MGM Grand Detroit gives tips for Super Sunday snacks.


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In search of Detroit's freezing homeless
January 29, 2014
By: Andy Choi
DETROIT (WXYZ) - It's hard to believe, but some of Detroit's most vulnerable residents are reluctant to seek adequate shelter in these frigid temperatures. But groups of dedicated outreach organizations are hitting the road less traveled to give the gift of warmth.
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Biz improvement zones: A concept that's picking up
January 27, 2014
By Amy Haimerl

Crain's Detroit Business — Let there be (street) light.

This spring, the streetlights along West Vernor Highway will finally be repaired.


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ACI Unveils New Logo
January 22, 2014
Concrete Construction — The American Concrete Institute (ACI), an organization whose mission it is to develop and disseminate consensus-based knowledge on concrete and its uses, plans to unveil a new logo and tagline during two public events at World of Concrete on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

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A Little bit of a dance, a little bit of a drum
January 20, 2014
Fox Detroit.com — Productions Plus-The Talent Shop features one of the branding initiatives they created for the auto show. Stomp Squad — A Little bit of a dance, a little bit of a drum putting the “show” back in the Detroit Auto Show.

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Foundations' aid 'right thing to do' for Detroit
January 20, 2014
By Sherri Welch

Crain’s Detroit Business — The $330 million that a group of local and national foundations has committed to the city of Detroit is largely discussed as helping the Detroit Institute of Arts avoid the sale of its art and to shore up underfunded pensions.

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Product Specialists describe working the auto show
January 18, 2014
WDIV — Live in the D — Interview with Bingham Farms-based Productions Plus–The Talent Shop
and the President and CEO Margery Krevsky and one of the company's product specialists,
Becky Skivers, a product specialist that represents Nissan at the Auto Show.
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Lease Language
January 17, 2014
The road to litigation is paved with creative clauses.
by Ian S. Bolton

Commercial Investment Real Estate — Although the basic ingredients for commercial leases are the same, they can vary widely in length and number of issues covered. While many aspects of landlord-tenant agreements are tried and true, what happens when an aggressive and creative landlord — or more likely the landlord’s attorney — inserts a provision into the lease that is unusual and then tries to enforce that provision through litigation? Often the result is expensive court battles over the enforceability and impact of the unusual lease provision.

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Bob Ghannam- Director of Special Projects & Community & Neighborhood Development Manager, ACC
January 09, 2014
Comcast Newsmakers — With an anticipated 20,000 Syrian refugees coming to Detroit, where will these refugees find employment and homes in Michigan?
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Group of doctors take on Detroit homeless
January 09, 2014
WDIV — You probably pass them every day without knowing it. Hidden by an expressway embankment or tucked under an overpass, homeless people and life is imaginably difficult. But more so when you have medical problems.
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Efforts Underway To Help Homeless Get Shelter During Winter Storm
January 09, 2014
DETROIT (WWJ) – There are efforts to get Detroit’s homeless off the streets during the snow storm moving into the metro Detroit area over the next few days.
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Business leaders forecast for 2014 is upbeat, more jobs
January 07, 2014
WJBK — Dr. Robert H. Holland, CEO of Vistage Michigan, joins Murray Feldman to talk about Michigan's business outlook for 2014.


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Grim history on display
January 07, 2014
NAZI PERSECUTION OF GAYS
The Detroit News —
On Sunday, the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus in Farmington Hills opened the exhibit “Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals, 1933-45.” The chronicle of the campaign against “enemies of the state” will close May 4.
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Battle tested: Attorney goes to bat for malpractice victims
December 31, 2013
By Sheila Pursglove
Oakland County Legal News — Medical malpractice lawsuits have become much more difficult as a result of procedural hoops attorneys have to jump through—including severe restrictions on expert witness qualifications.
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Grace Centers gets official blessing for expansion plans
December 30, 2013
By Bill Laitner, The Detroit Free Press
The Detroit Free Press — After sharing an orientation supper this month at City Hall, new members of the Pontiac City Council trekked three blocks for dessert at a surprising venue — Oakland County’s biggest homeless shelter, Grace Centers of Hope.

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Birmingham native brings holiday cheer through fashionable donations at Grace Centers of Hope
December 26, 2013
By Megan Semeraz, The Oakland Press

The Oakland Press — Women and children at Grace Centers of Hope in Pontiac got an early Christmas present when a New York City celebrity stylist brought “glam’ gifts to those in need.

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ACC holds food, clothing giveaway
December 26, 2013

Arab American Chaldean Council holds Christmas Eve food, clothing, toy giveaway

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Are there Economic Blue Skies Ahead for Michigan?
December 20, 2013
WDET-FM 101.9 — Detroit — WDET's Martina Guzman interviews Vistage Michigan Chairman Chairman and CEO Dr. Robert Holland. They discuss how many Michigan companies are moving forward with plans to expand their businesses in 2014 and expect growth for the next five years.

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Winter skin care at Immerse Spa in Detroit
December 19, 2013
WDIV — Live in the D goes to Immerse Spa at the MGM Grand.
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Litigator relishes role assisting franchise clients
December 19, 2013
by Sheila Pursglove
Macomb County Legal News — As a young child, Brandon Buck once dreamed of becoming a Formula One race car driver - instead, he has driven his law career on the fast track to success.
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Cutting Edge Cuisine chef makes sweet potato soup and a mini gruyere grilled cheese sandwich
December 19, 2013
WJBK — Southfield —  Zack Sklar from Cutting Edge Cuisine joined Fox 2 to make sweet potato soup and a mini gruyere grilled cheese sandwiches.

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SOUTHGATE: Seniors help others at American House holiday fundraiser
December 19, 2013
The News Herald — Southgate — The Holiday Hope for Seniors campaign kicked off last Thursday with a tree lighting ceremony at American House Senior Living Communities.
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New Year Neighborhood Service Organization youth encourage Detroiters to celebrate New Year with hug
December 19, 2013
Detroit Unspun — The holidays are for celebration. Some gather with family and friends, others do this or that, and some take out a loaded gun, go outside and fire multiple rounds of ammunition into the air. Clearly, the latter is infinitely more dangerous than the others. Neighborhood Services Organization’s (NSO) Youth Initiatives Project (YIP) is tackling the potentially deadly reveling practice, encouraging hugs, not bullets this holiday season.


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Hanging of the Greens brings Christmas spirit to Spring Arbor University
December 19, 2013
MLIVE– Hundreds of students, faculty and community members packed into Spring Arbor Free Methodist Church on Friday night to honor a community tradition. As the lights dimmed and Spring Arbor University’s concert choir began to play, the spirit of Christmas filled the room during the 13th annual Hanging of the Greens.


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Council helps to warm, feed refugees
December 19, 2013
South Oakland Observer & Eccentric — If you’ve drawn your coat up around your ears and tugged your gloves on during last week’s unseasonably cold temperatures, then think of how Michigan’s winter might be for refugees coming to the tri-county area from the Middle East.


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Bagger Dave’s Opens new location
December 19, 2013
Bagger Dave’s Opens new location at 2886 East Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Jury orders Hurley Medical Center to pay nearly $60,000 in malpractice case
December 17, 2013
By Gary Ridley
MLIVE —
FLINT, MI — A jury has ordered Hurley Medical Center pay nearly $60,000 in a lawsuit claiming a surgeon at the hospital botched a Grand Blanc woman's gallbladder operation.
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Highlights from Hope for Holidays campaign
December 17, 2013
WDIV — Giving right here on "Live in the D" all week long as you helped with us our Hope for the Holidays Campaign all benefiting Grace Centers of Hope. If you perhaps might have missed some of the stories this week or the highlights we want to show them to you so let's take a look back at what we showed to you this week and also remind you there still is time to donate to help Grace Centers of Hope.
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Keego Harbor chef hosts canned food drive for families across Metro Detroit
December 17, 2013
Oakland Press — Jeremy Restaurant & Bar announced it’s teaming up with Cass Community Social Services to host a holiday canned food drive and help fill the cupboards and pantries of families across the tri-county area who might otherwise go without food this holiday season.

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Treatment center sets up in former Pontiac club
December 16, 2013
by Lauren Abdel-Razzaq

The Detroit News —Pontiac— Six months ago, Champagne Allen hit rock bottom.
A drug addict for 14 years and just having given birth to her second son, the 29-year-old had finally reached a point where she wanted to give up.


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Fox Sports Detroit Girls at Tap at MGM Grand
December 16, 2013
WJBK — Meet the Fox Sports Detroit Girls Monday Night at Tap at MGM Grand

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New Verizon Store A High Tech Toy Shop
December 13, 2013
NOVI (WWJ) – Verizon Wireless has opened its third “Smart Store” in Michigan at 26401 Novi Road in Novi.

The store features nearly 1,000 tech toys and accessories, arranged into four of what the company calls “mobile lifestyle zones” — Amplify It for music on the go, Get Fit for tracking healthy habits, Have Fun for novel tech gadgets, and Home And On The Go for home automation. There’s also a Verizon At Home store for home office gear and the cell phone carrier’s relationship locally with Comcast.

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Detroit first responders' heroics take stage at Cobo
December 13, 2013
Detroit News — When firefighter Ronald Mitchell arrived at a burning house on the city’s west side and learned someone was still inside, he barreled into thick black smoke to rescue the 81-year-old man unresponsive inside.

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How Much Are You Worth? Value-of-life testimony and its evidentiary challenges.
December 13, 2013
By Trent B. Collier
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance —
Expert testimony is not just a trial issue. Even before it is presented to a jury, proposed expert testimony can have a significant impact on pretrial proceedings, settlement negotiations, and, thus, on risk management. This impact can be especially profound when it comes to testimony about losses that defy easy measurement—lost lives, lost relationships, and lost opportunities.


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McDonald’s Sponsors Scarf and Hat Giveaway
December 11, 2013
WJBK — McDonald’s Sponsors Scarf and Hat Giveaway

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MGM Grand Hosts Veterans Dinner Dance
December 11, 2013
WJBK — MGM Grand Hosts Veterans Dinner Dance

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New fund hopes to protect DIA artwork from Detroit's bankruptcy
December 09, 2013
by Lauren Abdel-Razzaq
The Detroit News —
A fund has been established with the goal of protecting the artwork at the Detroit Institute of Arts from being considered for paying off the city’s debts during bankruptcy.


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Solid ground: Attorney brings background in real estate to law specialty
December 06, 2013
Oakland County Legal News – Danielle Spehar’s first job, at 16, was in a real estate office—where the energy created as potential deals came together heightened her interest for this industry.

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Michigan mental health services gear up for expansion
December 03, 2013
The Detroit News- Mental health experts are expecting an increase in access to behavioral health care


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Verizon revamps its stores to get customers beyond their phones
November 20, 2013
Detroit Free Press- Verizon Wireless Unveils New Destination and Smart stores


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Bigalora brings its menu of wood-fired pizzas, more to Ann Arbor
November 14, 2013
Detroit Free Press- Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina opens in Ann Arbor Nov. 18


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Detroit's NSO building: Architectural gem rebuilt on social responsibility
November 12, 2013
Model D- The NSO Bell Building is less about the building and more about social responsibility


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The Run of the Dead
October 28, 2013
My TV 20 Detroit- "The Run of the Dead"


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What Could Be Scarier Than a Paranormal Hot Dog Stand?
October 27, 2013
The Wall Street Journal- What could be scarier than a paranormal hotdog stand?


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America Haunts member The ScareHouse Visits Good Morning America
October 24, 2013
Good Morning America- America Haunts member The ScareHouse Visits Good Morning America


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Detroit building transformed into place for fresh starts From The Detroit News
October 23, 2013
The Detroit News- The NSO Bell Building provides the chance for a new life


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Scott F. Cooper: How immigration reform is a key to Michigan's economy
October 22, 2013
The Detroit Free Press- Scott F. Cooper: How immigration reform is a key to michigan's economy


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Michigan Bell Building and National Theater in Detroit are in for changes
October 20, 2013
Detroit Free Press- The old Michigan Bell Building on Oakman Boulevard has been remade in a $52-million renovation as the new home for the Neighborhood Service Organization.


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Haunted house business gets boost as techs up thrill ante
October 19, 2013
Reuters- Ed Terebus was an 18-year-old high school student when he and his big brother Jim, a laid-off auto worker, decided to build their first haunted house 34 years ago.


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Building Michigan: New uses imagined for overgrown lot in southwest Detroit
October 11, 2013
The Detroit Free Press- New Uses Imagined For Overgrown Lot in Southwest Detroit


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60,000-square-foot retail development envisioned as linchpin for neighborhood's redevelopment
October 11, 2013
MLive- 60,000-square-foot retail development envisioned as linchpin for Detroit neighborhood's redevelopment


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V's Anniversary
October 09, 2013
Real Detroit Weekly - MGM Grand Detroit Nightlife and Entertainment Manager Awsem Zbair and Supplier of Entertainment & Nightlife Services Nick Haddad discuss V Nightclub's sixth birthday


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Genesee County jury awards nearly $13 million verdict in birth trauma lawsuit against Genesys
October 08, 2013
Flint Journal - A jury awarded a Flint woman nearly $13 million in her lawsuit against Genesys Regional Medical Center after she claimed medical mistakes during childbirth left her daughter disfigured and without the full use of her right arm.



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Gaining trust is key, NSO leader says
October 08, 2013
Detroit Free Press - Gaining trust is key, NSO leader Sheilah Clay says


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Groups to mark completion of 30-mile greenway
October 08, 2013
Associated Press - Ribbon cutting planned for Oct. 9


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Final stretch of 30-mile greenway Downriver nears completion
October 06, 2013
MLive.com - The final mile of a 30-mile greenway Downriver is nears completion


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Do Good Detroit: NSO seeks to meet Kresge Foundation Challenge Grant
October 02, 2013
Detroit Free Press - A Kresge Foundation Challenge Grant is giving the nonprofit group Neighborhood Service Organization a chance to earn an additional $500,000 if it can raise $750,000 by December 31.



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TAP at MGM Grand Detroit's sizzling steak skillet
September 27, 2013
MyFoxDetroit.com – During the month of September, TAP at MGM Grand Detroit will celebrate its first anniversary. Also, breakfast is on the menu daily from 7-11 a.m.
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A Living Tribute to Anne Frank at the Holocaust Memorial Center
September 25, 2013
FARMINGTON HILLS (My TV 20 News at 10) -Millions of people, mostly Jews, perished at the hands of the Nazis during World War 2.
A 15-year-old girl is arguably the most famous of the victims.
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Former mayor's foundation distributes $1 million in scholarships
September 25, 2013
Michigan Chronicle - The Dennis W. Archer Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation has distributed $1 million in scholarships


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Former Detroit mayor using leftover campaign money for good
September 23, 2013
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) - Former Detroit mayor Dennis Archer's campaign funds are still being spent. Archer used his remaining campaign funds to start a scholarship after deciding not to seek re-election in 2001.
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Greenway projects linking Eastern Market, downtown, Wayne State set for completion next year
September 23, 2013
Associated Press - Five Detroit greenway projects scheduled to be completed next year are expected to result in 20 miles of continuous paths 


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Couple's coffee shop blends flavors of Mexico and Spain
September 20, 2013
Detroit News – Café Con Leche was originally in the Mercado in Mexicantown in 2009, but the Gateway Project diverted traffic from the shop and business suffered. So, with the the help of the Southwest Detroit Business Association, the couple moved to what was formerly the Carnival Bar across from Clark Park — which, in the ’90s, had the dubious distinction of being the worst corner in southwest Detroit.
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Dennis Archer Scholarship Fund Tops $1M For Minority Students
September 19, 2013
CBS Detroit - The Dennis W. Archer Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation has distributed $1 million in scholarships since it was established in 2001


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Link Detroit celebrates groundbreaking of five-phase cycling and greenway infrastructure project
September 17, 2013
Model D- Five Detroit greenway projects scheduled to be completed next year are expected to result in 20 miles of continuous paths 


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$20 Million Recreation Path Project Launches in Detroit
September 16, 2013
dBusiness- Five Detroit greenway projects scheduled to be completed next year are expected to result in 20 miles of continuous paths 


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Win a 2013 Camaro: Tickets on sale for Grace Centers of Hope 6th Annual Charity Car Raffle
September 09, 2013
PONTIAC - Grace Centers of Hope announced tickets are now on sale for a chance to win a new 2013 Red Chevrolet Camaro 2LS Coupe for the nonprofit's 6th Annual Charity Car Raffle, sponsored by Bowman Chevrolet.  Tickets are $25 each and only 5,000 will be sold. Proceeds from ticket sales will support the emergency shelter, rehabilitation services and Life-Skills programs for the homeless men, women and children who call Grace Centers of Hope home.
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Rose Pest Solutions on Bed Bugs Crawling into School Classrooms; How to Prevent Taking them Home
September 06, 2013
WFFT Fort Wayne – It's a growing problem in Allen County. The Allen County Health Department says they've seen double the complaints of bed bugs in homes and businesses in the last two years and schools are no exception to this problem.
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'Ceasefire Detroit': The start of a new era
August 28, 2013
Detroit News Developed by Professor David M. Kennedy of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, Ceasefire works to reduce gang violence. Ceasefire Detroit is funded by the Detroit Public Safety Foundation and a Justice Department grant.
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MGM Grand Now Features Low-Calorie Menus
August 26, 2013
DBUSINESS – DETROIT — MGM Grand Detroit is now offering new, low-calorie menu items at IMMERSE Spa, Breeze Dining Court, and TAP at MGM Grand Detroit as part of the entertainment destination’s commitment to provide healthy options to guests.
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Metro Detroit start-up Cure Launcher introduces patented process for filling clinical trial gap
August 13, 2013
MLive – BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI - Two men with decades of combined experience on different sides of the medical sector believe they may have just found the cure for a serious gap in the way some patients seek treatment.
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