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Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags to honor State Rep. Mary Lou Parks

Michigan Business Network
September 3, 2015 7:00 AM

LANSING, Michigan – Gov. Rick Snyder today ordered U.S. flags within the State Capitol Complex to be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, Sept. 3, in honor of former state Rep. Mary Lou Parks, who died Sunday, Aug. 23.

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Michigan State Police complete testing of Sexual Assault Evidence Kits

Michigan Business Network
September 2, 2015 8:00 PM

Gov. Snyder: Michigan State Police completes testing of shelved sexual assault evidence kits in Wayne Co.

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New S.T.E.M. Curriculum for 4 Year Olds and Young 5s

Michigan Business Network
September 2, 2015 7:00 PM

AppleTree Early Care and Preschool and Gilden Woods Early Care and Preschool Introduce New S.T.E.M. Curriculum for 4 Year Olds and Young 5s

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Technology News for Entrepreneurs - Wearable Tech and More!

Business Next
September 2, 2015 6:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, chats with Linda Daichendt, executive director of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, about current tech and mobile news of interest to entrepreneurs, including the availability of apps to assist you in working with the State of Michigan, the latest in fashionable wearable tech clothing, integrating the Apple iOS into cars, how creative artists are utilizing mobile technology and the accelerating push of mobile tech into automobiles.

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Something to Think About - The EPA on Steroids

Week in Review
September 2, 2015 5:00 PM

The topic for today in Something to Think About, is "When in Doubt Regulate, Don't Try to Legislate - the EPA on Steroids." The Environmental Protection Agency has been in overdrive this year, issuing new regulations for power plants, airlines, natural gas production, diesel trucks, and even wood burning stoves.

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Hire International Students-MSU Hiring Event 9-30-2015 in East Lansing

Business Next
September 2, 2015 5:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Eric Doerr, associate director of employer relations in the Michigan State University Career Services Network, about their September 30 International Student hiring event. For more information, email Eric, at doerre@msu.edu, or phone him at 517-884-1318.

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A Look Ahead - Website Address Change, Lithium Ion Battery and More!

Week in Review
September 2, 2015 1:00 PM

Did the website address you just went to really end with ".vegas" instead of ".com?" It's not a mistake. Companies, organizations and people are starting to forsake the familiar ".com" and ".org" internet address suffixes, using instead hundreds of new ones like ".legal," ".restaurant," ".solutions," ".movie" and ".nyc" that have been coming on the market since early 2014.

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Michigan News - Medicaid HMOs Big Winners and Much More!

Week in Review
September 2, 2015 11:30 AM

The 12 Medicaid HMOs in Michigan were the big managed-care winners last year, as operating income rose 295 percent, to $163.1 million from $41.2 million, and enrollment increased by 21 percent to 1.6 million, driven by Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, according to the 2015 Michigan Health Market Review.

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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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