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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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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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Comcast launches new cloud-based system in Indianapolis
August 08, 2013
IndyStar – Increasingly, the video and information people consume exists somewhere in the “cloud” — that nebulous network of remote servers that is quickly becoming part of everyday life.
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'City of Lights' fundraiser to benefit Pontiac revitalization and Grace Centers of Hope
August 07, 2013
(WJBK) - On Aug. 10, Grace Centers of Hope and the Pontiac Downtown Business Association will host the inaugural "City Lights" fundraising event, a rooftop gala to celebrate downtown Pontiac revitalization efforts and support the Hands of Hope Childcare Center.
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Bond Purchases by Fed Will Continue, at Least for Another Month
August 01, 2013
WASHINGTON — Shore Mortgage President David Hall was interviewed by The New York Times on yesterday's release of the Federal Open Market Committee report.
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Do Good Detroit: Grace Centers of Hope Charity Car Raffle
July 31, 2013
Detroit Free Press – Grace Centers of Hope has announced that tickets are now on sale for a chance to win a new 2013 Red Chevrolet Camaro 2LS Coupe through the nonprofit’s 6th Annual Charity Car Raffle, sponsored by Bowman Chevrolet.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone is bigger, better and lives up to hype — TECH TIME REVIEW
July 25, 2013
Oakland Press – It’s deja vu all over again in the smartphone world. Around a year ago, the Galaxy S3 smartphone from Samsung was starting to make a big impression. It eventually led Samsung to be in a neck-and-neck battle with the latest iPhone for domination of the smartphone marketplace.
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YWCA Great Lakes Bay Region expands women's program to Saginaw with Walmart grant
July 24, 2013
MLive – BAY CITY, MI — DeJala Martin, 32, of Saginaw, says the YWCA Great Lakes Bay Region’s Getting Ahead program made a huge difference in her life.
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Judge Says Detroit Bankruptcy Unconstitutional
July 22, 2013
ABC News – Michael S. Leib, attorney with Maddin, Hauser, Wartell, Roth & Heller, P.C. in Southfield, Mich. comments on Detroit's recent bankruptcy filing.
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Detroiters Respond to Bankrupcy With Mixed Emotions
July 19, 2013
Wall Street Journal – Mariam Noland, president of the Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan comments on the city's bankruptcy filing on Thursday.
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CEO Van Conway spoke with USA Today about the future of Kroger and Harris Teeter
July 10, 2013
USA Today – Kroger said Tuesday it is acquiring all 212 Harris Teeter Supermarket stores for $2.4 billion, but plans to keep management and operations the same.
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CureLauncher cofounders say helping people in honest way leads to success
July 09, 2013
Detroit Free Press – Steve Goldner and David Fuehrer founded CureLauncher, a Bloomfield Hills company that matches patients with clinical trials through a free website. The service makes money through referral fees from the companies running tests. It employs 23 people and expects to be profitable by next year.
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CureLauncher extends reach with Treatment Diaries partnership
July 09, 2013
PharmaTimes – CureLaucher, a US-based matching service for clinical trials, is extending its social-media reach through an exclusive partnership with the Treatment Diaries network.
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Macomb Community College President Dr. Jim Jacobs recieves Mariam C. Noland Award
July 03, 2013
Shelby TV – Dr. Jim Jacobs, president of Macomb Community College is the recipient of the Mariam C. Noland Award for Nonprofit Leadership, which was presented to him by the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan.
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Rain can't ruin Willie Horton's Batting for Kids event at Comerica Park
July 03, 2013
WXYZ – DETROIT - Willie Horton is one of the good guys in the Detroit sports community. The Tigers great is recovering from neck surgery, but his Batting for Kids event went on without a hitch - and with plenty of smiles.

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Cicchini Custom Clothier shows how gentlemen can look their best
July 01, 2013
BIRMINGHAM,MI (WXYZ) - Cicchini Custom Clothier is a custom clothing shop in Birmingham.
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Master Dan Vigil of Dan Vigil's Academy of Taekwondo: Can Martial Arts Cure a Bully?
July 01, 2013
YAHOO! Voices – Dan Vigil of Dan Vigil's Academy of Taekwondo knows all about childhood bullying; he was the victim of bullies himself -- not one bully here and there, but many classmates on an ongoing basis -- and only when he discovered martial arts was he able to reverse the bullying (without physical aggression) and develop healthy self-esteem.
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Verizon Wireless Exands 4G LTE Network In Northern Michigan
June 28, 2013
Michigan Technology News – DETROIT - Verizon Wireless has expanded its 4G LTE network to Montmorency and Otsego counties in Northern Michigan including the communities of Atlanta, Elmira, Gaylord, Hillman, Otsego Lake, and Vanderbilt.
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Detroit's new police chief vows quick changes 'to reduce crime'
June 27, 2013
Detroit News — Detroit— A community policing pilot project that was launched last year is a harbinger of things to come in the effort to combat crime in Detroit, incoming Police Chief James Craig said Thursday.
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The Happy Hour Guys tour West Michigan as part of Bagger Dave's 'BEERmuda Triangle'
June 27, 2013
MLive – GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The "BEERmuda Triangle Tour" is making its way into West Michigan on Thursday through Saturday, June 27-29, with a way to sample some great local craft beer pairings while raising money for charity.
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Michael Layne: Time for Michigan to repeal ban on gay marriage
June 26, 2013
Detroit Free Press – As a person and a business owner who believes that discrimination based on age, race, religion, disability status, gender or sexual orientation is totally unacceptable, I applaud the U.S. Supreme Court on their decision to find the Defense Of Marriage Act unconstitutional.
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CureLauncher Matches Patients with Clinical Trials
June 25, 2013
Miami Herald — Desperation — over a frightening diagnosis or over treatment that no longer works — is what usually prompts a patient to search for a clinical trial. But finding the right one can be as difficult and stressful as learning a new language in old age.
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DEARBORN HEIGHTS: North-end McDonald’s gets new look
June 24, 2013
Press & Guide – DEARBORN HEIGHTS — Even popular restaurants need a periodic facelift.
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MGM Grand Detroit Explains How to Make Detroit Barbecue Sauce
June 24, 2013
WJBK – Move over Carolina and Kansas City, it's time to make room for Detroit BBQ sauce. This sauce, made from black cherries and Vernors Ginger Ale, comes courtesy of Chef Mike Ebbs from MGM Grand Detroit
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New service matches patients with clinical trials in South Florida
June 20, 2013
Sun SentinelA new matchmaking service is pairing up unlikely couples — patients seeking a cure for what ails them and local clinical trials offering cutting-edge treatments.
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NASCAR Driver Makes a "Pit Stop" at the Ronald McDonald House of Ann Arbor
June 19, 2013
On Thursday, June 13, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver Jamie McMurray donated $5,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of the Huron Valley “Hope Away from Home” campaign during his visit to families being helped by the local nonprofit.

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MGM Grand Detroit Welcomes CSI and Family Guy™ to Gaming Floor
June 17, 2013
Michigan Chronicle –MGM Grand Detroit, the market leader in gaming and entertainment, has announced the first to market placement of two new themed penny denomination slot games on its floor, Family Guy and CSI, as well as the planned return of one of its most popular, Sex and the City.
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Farbman Group and Jackets for Jobs Partner to Collect 1,000 Suits in Five Days
June 17, 2013

Farbman Group today announced that the full service commercial real estate firm has partnered with Jackets for Jobs to launch DRIVE TO THRIVE, an effort to collect more than 1,000 gently used business suits, beginning Monday, June 17 and continuing through Friday, June 21. Individuals are invited to drop off gently used men’s and women’s suits at the Detroit and Detroit-area Farbman Group office properties.

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Emerging Detroit Indie Artist Competing to be Verizon's 2013 Indie Icon
June 14, 2013
TELL US DETROITFive Semi-Finalists vie for a trip to New Orleans and a chance to perform at World’s Largest African American Music Festival
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High-speed wireless network expands in Clare, Gratiot
June 14, 2013
Morning SunWith very high speed handheld connections becoming the standard, the mobile telephone network is finally catching up to them, even in rural areas.
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UP by Jawbone®: Tuning Into Your Health Easily
June 13, 2013
Have you heard of the new device called UP, by Jawbone! Well, if you have not, I can assure you it is amazing! Are you looking for a smart, easy, & fun way to learn about your own health, eating habits, sleeping habits and so on? Well, if so I have the perfect item for YOU or someone YOU know!
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CureLauncher matches patients with clinical-research trials in Orlando
June 13, 2013
Orlando SentinelIn Orlando, more than 550 clinical trials are looking for participants to help find better treatments and cures for such chronic diseases as cancer, AIDS and diabetes. Across Florida, nearly 2,500 studies are looking for subjects.
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CureLauncher Matches Patients with Clinical Trials
June 12, 2013
WFNT Radio – You’ve been diagnosed with cancer. Your doctor recommends treatment. You wonder “What are my options?”
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E&A Credit Union to merge with another
June 12, 2013
The Times Herald – There will be a new name on E&A Credit Union’s door.

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Susan Tompor: Before you say, 'I do,' you need to have the debt talk
June 12, 2013
Detroit Free Press – Ashley Matusz and Joe Fisher, both 24, talked about cutting $800 off the flower bill for their wedding reception and saving another $1,000 by forgoing flowers at the church.
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Farmington Hills-based nonprofit celebrates 20 years of helping hearing-impaired seniors
June 11, 2013
Troy resident Monalee Ferrero-Kupik grew up in an almost completely silent home — living with her grandparents who were deaf until she was 12 years old.
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Walmart gives money, volunteers to Hope Center
June 10, 2013
Macomb DailyThe Hope Center in Macomb, in its continuing fight against hunger, scored a knockout when local Walmart stores presented a check for $13,500 to the food pantry.
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6 Key Questions Jewelers Need to Answer Before Opening a Second Store
June 06, 2013
JCK Magazine – There’s a lot more to building a franchise than hiring an architect and breaking ground. Jewelers and business experts offer tips to opening-minded retailers on going from a one-store to a two-store operation.
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96-year-old Serman's clothing shop closing after Dan Gilbert buys building
June 05, 2013
Detroit Free PressAfter nearly 100 years of helping Detroit men — including mayors, sports stars and Motown artists — look their Sunday best, Serman’s is closing its doors later this summer.
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CureLauncher Begins Petient - Clincal Trial Match Service
May 30, 2013
BLOOMFIELD HILLS (WWJ) – One is a two-time cancer survivor, the other a forensic toxicologist. Together, they have created CureLauncher, a new business that matches people to appropriate clinical trials at no cost.
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OTHER VOICES: Detroit neighborhoods need revival, too
May 28, 2013
A community is built with homes and residents, businesses with owners and customers, and one service center or school at a time. It can be achieved when we create an incentive for investment and an environment that is inviting, secure and nurturing.
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CureLauncher LLC, to get seed funds; matches patients, clinical trials
May 28, 2013
Crain's Detroit Business – CureLauncher LLC, a Bloomfield Hills-based company that wants to use a variety of tools available on the Internet, including social media and crowdsourcing, has quickly gone from trying out its business plan at pitch competitions to closing on a $500,000 round of seed funding.
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ABC Warehouse In Canton To Showcase Sony’s New 4K Ultra HDTV
May 17, 2013
PONTIAC — The ABC Warehouse at 43435 Ford Road in Canton Township will host a special showcase of Sony’s new 4K Ultra High Definition Television Saturday.
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4G LTE DROID RAZR MAXX HD by Motorola REVIEW
May 16, 2013
For the past few weeks, I have been using the 4G LTE DROID RAZR MAXX HD by Motorola through Verizon Wireless. If your smartphone habits demand a powerful battery, the Droid Razr Maxx HD by Motorola should top your list.
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Verizon Expands 4G LTE Network Across Michigan
May 16, 2013
SOUTHFIELD — Verizon Wireless is continuing to enhance and expand its 4G LTE network, which is currently available to customers in 491 markets, reaching 287 million people across the nation.
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Grace Centers Of Hope Partners With Glam4Good For A Powerful Fashion Show
May 15, 2013
Huffington Post – Krystal Hamilton, a 34-year-old waitress, mother of five and recovering heroin addict, probably never imagined that she'd be walking down a catwalk in a floor-length Oscar de la Renta gown and towering heels.
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OP-ED: Another kind of gun control
May 15, 2013
Los Angeles Times – Supporters of a measure that would have expanded background checks for firearm purchases decried the bill's death in the Senate last month. But was the defeat really such a bad thing?
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Marx Layne & Company: Response to Tesla Stocks and Crisis Communication
May 14, 2013
Tesla Motors' stock soared to record numbers this week after surviving a media communication crisis. Marx Layne's Senior Vice President Al Upchurch offers insight on how strategic steps companies can take to handle a communication crisis. Marx Layne utilizes more than 25 years of experience to council companies when faced with similar communication crisises.
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Georgea Kovanis: 7 things I learned from my makeover at Grace Centers of Hope's Women Helping Women
May 14, 2013
Detroit Free Press – In between styling the women from Grace Centers of Hope and dressing professional models for the charity’s annual Women Helping Women fashion show fund-raiser earlier this month, Mary Alice Stephenson, stylist/fashion editor/philanthropist and her crew made me over, too.
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Recovering addicts don designer gowns in fashion show fundraiser for Grace Centers of Hope
May 13, 2013
Detroit Free Press – One Saturday earlier this month, her brown hair teased up and pulled back into a stylish braid, a makeup artist headed her way and designer gowns waiting in the wings, 34-year-old Krystal Hamilton — waitress, mother of five, recovering heroin addict — said she felt “like a princess” and “absolutely gorgeous.”
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Zanella named president of MGM Grand Detroit
May 13, 2013
Detroit Free PressSteve Zanella has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of MGM Grand Detroit. He had served as general manager since 2010.
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Falling down for Grace Center of Hope's Women Helping Women annual luncheon
May 10, 2013
Detroit News Commentating a fashion show last week that raised more than $170,000 at the Grace Centers of Hope's Women Helping Women annual luncheon, fashion stylist Mary Alice Stephenson drew laughs when she said of herself, "These hands have touched Jennifer Lopez and dressed Sarah Jessica Parker ."
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Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan - Greenways join Flat Rock Officials for Groundbreaking
May 09, 2013
News Herald – About 75 Flat Rock officials, organization representatives and community members gathered Monday at Huroc Park to celebrate the groundbreaking for the final one-mile stretch of bike path being constructed by the Downriver Linked Greenways Initiative.
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Previewing the 2013 Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race
May 08, 2013
DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) - Organizers picked a beautiful day to kick off the annual sailing season in southeast Michigan,  talking about details of what's known as the 'Great Race on the Great Lakes.'
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View From The Top - Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier
May 07, 2013
DBusiness Rick Depanicis, owner of Paul Cicchini Custom Clothier in downtown Birmingham, provides an inside look at one of North America's most renowned tailors.
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Special Event Planned by Vistage Michigan for Chief Executives
May 07, 2013
DBusinessST. CLAIR SHORES — Vistage Michigan, an affiliate of the world’s leading chief executive organization, will be hosting a special event for prospective members on May 7 at the Southfield Westin.
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Director of Special Projects for Arab American and Chaldean Council Speaks with WDET's Craig Fahle
April 29, 2013
Bob Ghannam, Director of Special Projects for the Arab American and Chaldean Council discusses violence in the Middle East and how many are immigrating to the U.S., specifically to metro Detroit and the challenges these indivudals face in assimilating to the culture.
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Oakland County-based nonprofit receives $5,000 from Verizon Wireless to help battle childhood abuse
April 25, 2013
Oakland Press Verizon Wireless donated $5,000 to CARE House of Oakland County, which provides programs and services for children and families to help prevent child abuse and neglect. Made possible through phones donated to HopeLine from Verizon, the funds will support the Stewards of Children (SOC), a sexual abuse prevention training program that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
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Verizon Wirless and Other Michigan companies show off hot tech trends, apps
April 25, 2013
Detroit Free Press – What's the future of wireless technology? An expo today in Plymouth showed off some cool trends and devices the businesses are using -- and hope to sell.
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Verizon Expands 4G LTE In West, Central, Northern Michigan
April 25, 2013
SOUTHFIELD — Verizon Wireless is continuing to enhance and expand its 4G LTE network, which is currently available to customers in 491 markets, reaching 287 million people across the nation.
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DBusiness Magazine - View From The Top - MGM Grand Detroit
April 24, 2013
Steve Zanella, general manager of MGM Grand Detroit, explains the inspiration behind recent restaurant renovations and shares information about the partnership with the Greening of Detroit and MGM Grand Garden
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Marx Layne & Company Awards Scholarship to Wayne State University Student Brianna Garza
April 22, 2013

Marx Layne & Company selected Wayne State University student Brianna Garza as the 2013 recipient of its annual Marx Layne Scholarship in Communication.


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Kokomo students receive Comcast scholarship
April 19, 2013
Kokomo, Indiana State Representative Mike Karickhoff (R-Kokomo) congratulates Logan Kimbler and Brooke Wininger from Kokomo for receiving the 2013 Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarships today.
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Walmart and Share Our Strength Offer Program That Teaches Healthy Eating on a Tight Budget
April 18, 2013
Times HeraldAs a diabetic, Helen Jewell found a lot of value in touring Walmart on Tuesday. Jewell, of Goodells, was one of about two dozen participants in the Cooking Matters at the Store tours. She said she learned more about looking at the sugar content of foods.
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Toast Plants City Spirit with Art Garden exhibit
April 18, 2013
BIRMINGHAM — Some people, when faced with a problem, might try to turn lemons into lemonade. In downtown Birmingham, Toast restaurant is going to turn construction gear into a garden.
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Mariam Noland, President of Comm Foundation for Southeast Michigan speaks with WDET's Craig Fahle
April 17, 2013
WDET Miriam Noland, President of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, stops by the Craig Fahle Show to discuss her organization and what they are doing for neighborhoods in Michigan.

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Taekwondo instructor, Dan Vigil helps raise bullying awareness
April 17, 2013
Oakland PressBullies are a reality most people will face at some point in their lives, many early in their childhood. Violence isn’t always the answer, but neither is remaining a victim, according to Northville Taekwondo instructor Dan Vigil.

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Marx Layne & Co. Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer to Serve as Panelist and Moderator
April 16, 2013
Jennifer L. Cherry, Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer of Marx Layne & Company, will serve as a panelist and moderator of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce Women Empowered Kickoff Event: Leverage Yourself in a Networked Society on April 17, 2013.

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Saginaw Walmart hosts healthy, budget-wise shopping seminar
April 15, 2013
Saginaw NewsIn an effort to help families shop smart and eat healthy, Michigan Cooking Matters is hosting a seminar and tour at the Kochville Township Walmart store in Saginaw County.
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Farmington Hills ceremony honors Holocaust victims
April 08, 2013
Detroit News An emotional Jewish community, including survivors and their families, turned out to remember the 6 million victims of the Holocaust on Sunday with prayers, candle lightings and music.
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Ciena Healthcare's Manor of Novi gets sub-acute unit
April 05, 2013
Hometown Life – Ciena Healthcare, a manager and operator of skilled nursing and rehabilitation communities in Michigan and Connecticut, recently launched a comprehensive sub-acute unit with a Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) program at its Manor of Novi facility in Novi.

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Toast in Birmingham gets a new dinner menu
April 04, 2013
Detroit Free Press – Chef Myles McVay has rolled out a fun but sophisticated new dinner menu at Toast that’s designed “to get people exposed to something other than standard Birmingham fare,” he says.

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Heart 2 Hart Detroit and The Shirt Box launch Soles For the City shoe drive
April 03, 2013
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mi. (My TV20 News at 10) --- Heart 2 Hart Detroit and The Shirt Box are teaming up to collect footware for the needy.
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Myles McVay, executive chef at Toast in Birmingham demonstrates how to make ricotta gnocchi
April 02, 2013
(WJBK) - Get this recipe for ricotta gnocchi with spring peas, prosciutto, pecorino Romano, lemon zest and egg yolk courtesy of Myles McVay, executive chef at Toast in Birmingham.

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By Design: Collins Einhorn Farrell Group Trains Focus on Appellate Matters
April 02, 2013
Legal News – Many law firms may claim to have an appellate practice, but in many cases it might just be one attorney who specializes in the field and also performs a number of other duties.
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Holocaust Center presents ‘Armenian Genocide and the Holocaust'
April 01, 2013
The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus (www.holocaustcenter.org) will host Dr. Robert Melson as the featured speaker for a presentation on the Armenian Genocide and the Holocaust at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 10. The Holocaust Memorial Center is at 28123 Orchard Lake Road in Farmington Hills.
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Holocaust Center hosts annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration Day
April 01, 2013
The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus will host its citywide annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration Day on Sunday, April 7.
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Rochester senior James Young honored with All-American sendoff by McDonald's
March 27, 2013
MLive – After an illustrious high school career and leading the Rochester boys basketball team to a historic run through the playoffs, Rochester All-American forward James Young still has some unfinished business.
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Health Care Practice Group at Maddin Hauser Guiding clients through the health care maze
March 22, 2013
Legal News – Today’s health care system is becoming as increasingly complex as intricate surgery. But the Health Care Practice Group at Maddin Hauser in Southfield is more than up to the task, under the leadership of shareholder Stuart M. Bordman.
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New federal I-9 applies to all; use of form required by May 7
March 18, 2013

Michigan Lawyers Weekly – The Department of Homeland Security published a new form for verifying employment eligibility on March 8, and every business in America needs to pay attention.

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ABC Warehouse hosts regional launch of LG's 84-inch 4K Ultra High Definition Smart TV
March 15, 2013
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Memories of the Holocaust on display in multimedia art exhibit in Farmington Hills
March 14, 2013
The Oakland Press – A new multimedia art exhibit called “Where the Past Meets the Future” provides insight about the second generation of Holocaust survivors, and will be featured at the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus starting this month.
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Awrey back to baking, may explore gluten-free line
March 11, 2013
Crain's Detroit Business – Livonia-based Awrey Bakery LLC restarted production Monday less than a month after the 103-year-old bakery closed its doors in what at the time was thought to be for good.
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JAMBOX by Jawbone portable wireless speaker features big sound in a small package — TECH TIME REVIEW
March 11, 2013
Oakland Press – If you have tried any of the new crop of portable wireless speakers, you have no doubt discovered that small speakers these days can produce a big sound.
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Country Day Student Wins Third in Local Black History Month Art Contest
March 08, 2013
Detroit Country Day senior Kaylin White won third place in the first annual McDonald's Celebrates Black History Moments on Canvas contest.
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