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A Look Around the Nation and the World - Road Fixes and Much More!

Week in Review
September 2, 2015 9:30 AM

While Congress remains stalled on a long-term plan for funding highways, state lawmakers and governors aren't waiting around. Nearly one-third of the states have approved measures this year that could collectively raise billions of dollars through higher fuel taxes, vehicle fees and bonds to repair old bridges and roads and relieve traffic congestion, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.

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Reports and Announcements - Home Construction Up, and Much More!

Week in Review
September 2, 2015 8:31 AM

U.S. home building ticked up in July thanks to a surge in construction of single-family homes, the latest sign of momentum in the housing market.

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Wall Street Wrapup - Gas Prices Falling and Much More!

Week in Review
September 1, 2015 7:00 PM

U.S. stocks wrapped up one of the most tumultuous weeks of trading in recent memory with modest weekly gains after closing little changed on Friday. The Dow, which suffered a 1,000 point loss in a matter of minutes on Monday, traded in a 120-point range on Friday, and closed down 12 at 16,643, the S&P closed about a point higher at 1,989 and the Nasdaq ended the day up 16 at 4,828.

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Transformative Justice - Black Lives Matter

Equity Equals
September 1, 2015 5:00 PM

Angela Austin talks with Jessica Johnson and Yomaira Figueroa about transformative justice, social justice and Black Lives Matter.

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Important News and Events Affecting the Michigan Business Community

Business Next
September 1, 2015 1:30 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, chats with noted Michigan small business advocate, Chris Holman, about crucial news and events affecting the small business community, including baby-boomers selling their businesses, the impact of recent stock market gyrations, a potential bounce-back in Michigan golf courses and the continuing lack of skilled workers in the small business economy.experience working with organizations in the technology, industrial, manufacturing and retail spaces.

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Pill Pouch, A Visual Med List to Identify Your Loved One's Medications

Business Next
September 1, 2015 12:30 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Kathi Sitek, inventor of the Pill Pouch pill/medication management system. The Pill Pouch is a visual pill organizing and information product manufactured in southeast Michigan.

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Entertainment News - New Shows are Coming!

Show Biz Weekly
September 1, 2015 11:30 AM

Taylor Kelsaw and Michael McCallum discuss new shows that are coming, like Royal Family Thanksgiving and Royal Family Christmas that is being produced by Lance Carloss, Vivica Fox, Romeo Miller and Debbie Morgan. There a new thriller, called Stay, starring Johnny Depp and Jordan Fisher currently being filmed. Reece Weatherspoon production company has landed a two year series deal for Big Little Lies on ABC. They discuss much more in these entertainment segments.

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Interview with Author of Kings of 7th Avenue

Show Biz Weekly
September 1, 2015 9:00 AM

Taylor Kelsaw and cohost, Michael McCallum, speak with author, Jonathan Marcantoni, about his entrepreneurial endeavors, his role in the military, and his current teaching role at Pike Peaks Community College in Colorado.

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Entrepreneurial Tips to Help You Follow Your Dreams and Passion

Leadership Low Down
September 1, 2015 8:00 AM

Entrepreneurs are often thought of as risk takers, but more often than not the risk they are taking is on themselves. Erica Lang’s first guest appearance on the Leadership Low Down was when she was preparing to graduate from Kendall, in Grand Rapids.

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Detroit Technology Exchange Launch Detroit Highlights

Michigan Business Beat
August 31, 2015 9:30 PM

This year's Detroit Technology Exchange (DTX) Launch Detroit took place at TechTown, on July 30. Jeffrey speaks with Marianne Fey, Senior Director with DWH Corp, with offices in Grand Rapids and Detroit. She explains some of her career history, and then talks about her affiliation with TechTown.

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