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Week in Review
July 2, 2015 4:00 PM

Michigan's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate inched up a bit last month as more people re-entered the job market.

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A Look Around the Nation and the World - Retail Sales down in China

Week in Review
July 2, 2015 3:00 PM

After enjoying nearly three decades of steady growth, Western firms are seeing significant drops in retail sales in China.

The British government is to sell its remaining stake in Royal Mail, marking the end of the state’s involvement in the U.K.’s iconic postal service.

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Reports and Announcements - Home Prices Increasing and Much More

Week in Review
July 2, 2015 2:00 PM

Demand for big-ticket manufactured goods fell for the third time in four months in May, suggesting that business investment remains subdued. New orders for durable goods—products such as computers and trucks designed to last at least three years—decreased a seasonally adjusted 1.8% in May from a month earlier.

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Wall Street Wrap-up - Dow Advanced, Frontier Markets, Biotech and More

Week in Review
July 2, 2015 1:00 PM

The Dow advanced 56 to close at 17,947, the S&P dropped a point at 2,101 and the Nasdaq fell 32 to end the week at 5,081.

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Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Hot Topics

Michigan Business Beat
July 2, 2015 12:00 PM

Jeffrey sits down with Tim Daman, President and CEO of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, to discuss several topics that have been top of mind for the Chamber during June.

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Telling the Great Success Story of your Small Business Operation

Business Next
July 2, 2015 11:00 AM

Michael Rogers, Vice President Communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with communications consultant, Mark Grimm, about how small business owners can do a better job telling their success story. Grimm has been the owner of Mark Grimm Communications for over a dozen years, and is a former TV news anchor/reporter.

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Finance and Accounting Roundtable

Association Impact
July 2, 2015 10:00 AM

Katie Thornton, Senior Manager at Plante Moran, and Denise Amburgey, Finance and Administration Manager at MSAE spoke with MSAE’s Cheryl Ronk, regarding the newly founded Finance and Accounting Roundtable (FAR). This group was formed to help benefit the finance and accounting members of MSAE’s associations, giving them a chance to improve their systems and share their best practices with other members.

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Philanthropist - Building a Strong, Healthy, Positive Future for Youth

Equity Equals
July 2, 2015 9:00 AM

Angela Austin talks with Theresa Randleman, of T-Rose Entertainment and Foundation. Theresa is a philanthropist through her Foundation, as she provides support to organizations with aspirations to build a strong, healthy, positive future for our youth.

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Douglas J Companies Expands Footprint in Greater Lansing

Michigan Business Network
July 1, 2015 3:46 PM

LANSING, MI, July 1, 2015 - Douglas J Companies, a leader in the Salon and Spa Industry, announced today that they are opening a Salon and Spa in Eastwood Town Center, an open-air shopping mall and lifestyle center located in the northern part of Greater Lansing, approximately 3.5 miles (10 min) from their current Lansing salon.

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Victory Martial Arts, Working with Kids and Families

Show Biz Weekly
July 1, 2015 2:00 PM

Taylor Kelsaw talks with Mr. Fayett, owner of Victory Martial Arts, of Okemos, and a 6th Degree Black. Mr. Fayett shares why he became a student and now instructor, and his passion for working with kids and families.

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