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AAA Offers Safety Tips As Heatwave Hits Michigan

Michigan Business Network
July 18, 2019 8:00 AM

As temps rise, so do risks for children, pets and vehicles

DEARBORN, Mich., (July 17, 2019) — With forecasts predicting temperatures in the high 90s and heat indices in the 100s, AAA offers safety tips to help motorists keep their children, pets and vehicles safe during what is expected to be the hottest weather so far this summer season.
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Michigan’s Jobless Rate Unchanged for June 2019

Michigan Business Network
July 17, 2019 4:00 PM

Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.2 percent in June, according to data released today by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. Total employment inched up by 2,000 while unemployment rose by 3,000 over the month. The state’s workforce edged up slightly in June.

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BWL Announces Launch of New Website

Michigan Business Network
July 17, 2019 1:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light has launched its newly designed website which features a more modern, responsive design, improved functionality and better organized content. Created with the user’s experience in mind, the site features content that customers want most, including information on outages, paying bills and applying for jobs.

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Neuvokas U.P. Michigan Company Innovative Manufacturer of High-Quality Fiber Rebar

Michigan Business Beat
July 17, 2019 8:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher recently caught up with Erik Kiilunen, CEO, Neuvokas, Ahmeek, MI, and Fred Molnar, vice president of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at MEDC, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

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Sparrow Health System | for health. for care. for life.

Michigan Business Network
July 16, 2019 5:00 PM

Ilene Cantor, VP of Marketing and Communications, Sparrow Health System, Lansing, MI, dropped by the MBN studio to share information on Sparrow's new brand campaign.

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CAMW! July 2019 MVP | Business Resource Network Focuses on Employee Retention

Michigan Business Beat
July 16, 2019 3:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher discusses Employee Retention with Erin McKenzie, manager of the BRN, (Business Resource Network), CAMW!'s MVP for July 2019.

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Uncommon Leadership In a World of Political Challenges

Leadership Low Down
July 16, 2019 2:00 PM

State Rep. Graham Filler was first elected to serve the 93rd District in the Michigan House of Representatives in November 2018. He comes with great experience and offers his insight as he works with other leaders and various agendas. Rep. Filler serves as the chairman of the critical House Judiciary committee. With so much at stake, there are plenty of things to disagree on, but Representative Filler chooses to find common ground and seek ways to get things done. 

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CAMW! | Employee Retention

Michigan Business Beat
July 16, 2019 10:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher discusses with Edythe Copeland, CEO of CAMW!, the Capital Area Michigan Works! topic for July 2019, Employee Retention.

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U.P. Perspective | Talent Update

U.P. Perspectives
July 15, 2019 2:00 PM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

At the LSCP, we do approximately 500 business visits per year to make sure we understand the challenges and opportunities they are facing. The number one challenge we continue to hear, is the difficulty finding and retaining talent.

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Crowdfunding Campaign Launched for “Imagination Factory” Project in Iron Mountain

Michigan Business Network
July 15, 2019 12:00 PM

$25,000 goal to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative 

LANSING, Mich. – Iron Mountain will be home to an interactive and imaginative learning center through a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and local nonprofit, Our Place Community Center-Imagination Factory Children's Museum, announced today. The campaign is being offered through the Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity.

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