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Absolute Music Chamber Series This Week!

Show Biz Weekly
March 19, 2018 2:00 PM

Michigan State University professor of Flute at the
College of Music, Richard Sherman joins SBW for a
bonus spot on SBW with the announcement on the
forth-coming last concert in the series of concerts called the Absolute Music Chamber Series.

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Chattanooga VW Plant Assembles the Atlas 

A Shunpiker's Journal
March 19, 2018 1:00 PM

The VW Atlas is assembled in a nearly 2-million square foot, gleamingly modern plant near Chattanooga. Our plan was to tour the plant on our way back from the Atlas road trip, but they were temporarily shut down for upgrades and changeover to a new Passat. So instead we visited the Volkswagen Academy where they not only train their workers but also host apprenticeship and alternative education programs. Academy director, Albert Grasser tells us all about it.

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Atlas is one of Volkswagon's Best Efforts

A Shunpiker's Journal
March 19, 2018 12:00 PM

We’re just back from a 2,500-mile road trip to Florida in the new-for-2017 Volkswagen Atlas mid-size, three-row crossover. VW has been concentrating on making vehicles more to the tastes of U.S. buyers and the Atlas is one of their best efforts. We talk to VW product communications guy, former A-list auto journalist, Mark Gilles about the Atlas.

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The Stunning Design of a 600-hp Hybrid

A Shunpiker's Journal
March 19, 2018 11:00 AM

While in Austin for the XC40 launch A Shunpiker's Journal got an update on the new Polestar project, Volvo’s new luxury, performance electric division. Actually, they’ve spun Polestar off into its own company. Host Steve Purdy caught communications boss John Canton just back from introducing their first car - a 600-hp, hybrid couple with stunning design - at the Geneva Motor Show.

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The Launch of the New Volvo XC40 Small Crossover

A Shunpiker's Journal
March 19, 2018 10:00 AM

We recently participated in the launch of the new Volvo XC40 small crossover in Austin, Texas where we recorded this interview with Jim Nichols, product PR guy for the XC40. It is an amazing small vehicle with all the sophistication and performance of its award-winning larger siblings. 

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The Amazing Lingenfelter Collection

A Shunpiker's Journal
March 19, 2018 9:00 AM

Another chat at the recent Chicago Auto Show with one of our regular and favorite guests, Ken Lingenfelter of Lingenfelter Performance and the amazing Lingenfelte Collection. Ken talks about the cars they’ve brought to Chicago and what’s new at the collection.

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New Sparrow Urgent Care Set to Open Late March

Michigan Business Network
March 16, 2018 5:00 PM

MBN had the opportunity to visit the new Sparrow urgent Care, located across from Sparrow Hospital on Michigan Ave. The Urgent Care is set to open in late March 2018 and will help alleviate some of the congestion at Sparrow Hospital's Emergency Department.

Below we share both video and audio coverage!

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MDARD | Why Export

Michigan Business Network
March 15, 2018 6:00 PM

Michigan is the second most agriculturally diverse state in the U.S. With such ample agricultural and food resources, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development wants to highlight the importance and benefits of food and agriculture exports and how they can help you grow your businesses.

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Award-Winning Innovator & Marketer Chris Denson

Be Investable
March 15, 2018 2:00 PM

Chris Denson, award-winning innovator, marketer, recovering comedian and host of the Innovation Crush interview series, joins Michael Melfi on the Be Investable podcast.

An expert at uncovering the best thinking and commonalities across a diverse array of cultures, Chris has applied his knowledge and expertise to the likes of The White House, Google Launchpad, and Omnicom Media Group. Chris touches on the shining moments in his career, great innovation and the importance of the ability to be nimble in business. Listen today for great insight on Chris's experiences, successes, and failures in business. 

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The Lake Superior Community Partnership Celebrating Its 20th Anniversary This Year

U.P. Perspectives
March 15, 2018 1:00 PM

As many in the Upper Peninsula know, the LSCP (Lake Superior Community Partnership), in Marquette County is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. But this economic development group is a great example of good things on the move in Michigan. Below is the speech their Chief Executive Officer, Amy Clickner gave at their annual dinner, trying to put the last 20 years into words.

“How can you sum up 20 years? How do you convey exactly how you feel about the organization you basically grew up in? The one you have so much pride in that the advice “don’t take it personally” or “it’s just a job” is really tough to swallow and makes you work harder?

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