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Legislative Update on No-Fault

Michigan Business Beat
April 27, 2015 8:01 PM

Legislative Update from John Reurink, and Kyle Melinn, co-owners of Michigan Information & Research Service (MIRS). With no-fault insurance reform advancing in the Michigan Senate and in a House committee, MIRS takes a look at what's driving the issue and how likely resolution is. Will lawmakers move to disband the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association?

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LAFCU Branch Office Open in St. Johns

Michigan Business Network
April 27, 2015 6:47 PM

ST. JOHNS, Mich. – LAFCU has opened the doors to its new St. Johns branch office, located at 2317 S. U.S. Highway Business 127, also known as Old U.S. Highway 27, south of Townsend Road. The office is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.  A grand opening event is planned for May.

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Joanne Lose and Jim Bowerman

The New Perspective
April 27, 2015 4:00 PM

April 19th through the 25th is National Crime Victims Rights Week. Joanne Lose, the mother of Jim Bowerman, stay down to speak to Rina about her son. He is from East Lansing, MI and was murdered in North Miami.

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Events In Michigan 2015

Michigan Business Beat
April 27, 2015 4:00 PM

You’ve heard her show on Michigan Business Network. Sue Bila, executive director of the Michigan Festivals and Events Association stopped by to talks to Chris Holman about the recent events around Michigan. Sue will look ahead to the second half of 2015.

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Aztec Manufacturing CEO Shares Company Story

Michigan Business Beat
April 27, 2015 3:00 PM

From the Detroit Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Economic Breakfast, Frank Lopez, CEO of Aztec Manufacturing discusses his background in the automotive industry. How is his business doing? How is the auto industry in Michigan overall?

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Shirley and Brandon Mitchner

The New Perspective
April 27, 2015 3:00 PM

April 19th through the 25th is National Crime Victims Rights Week. Rina sat down with Shirley Mitchner, the mother of Brandon Mitchner who was found deceased in the Grand River. She would like Michigan to have a Duty to Act law.

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Talent Gaps in Michigan Filled Through Latino Community

Michigan Business Beat
April 27, 2015 2:00 PM

From the Detroit Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Economic Breakfast, Mary Lou Mason, director of Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan, provides some insight on this event. She also talks about how the Latino American community is impacting the talent voids in our workforce.

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Investing in Ag-Tech

Michigan Business Beat
April 27, 2015 1:56 PM

Chris Laird, Director Business Customer Experience at Consumers Energy, and Kurt Brauer, chairman of the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator discuss how to bring innovation to the farm industry. Most farmers seem to have a great idea, these two are trying to help bring it to the marketplace. Consumers Energy recently made an important investment in the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator, sensing its importance in the market place.

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Shawn Pam and Michael Jimenez

The New Perspective
April 27, 2015 1:51 PM

April 19th through the 25th is National Crime Victims Rights Week. Shawn Pam, sister of Michael "Smack" Jimenez, was murdered by his brother. Rina sat down with Shawn Pam to hear this tragedic story and it's impact on the family.

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05-12-2015: Michigan Creative Educators Summit- "Everyone's an Educator"

Michigan Business Network
April 27, 2015 1:37 PM

The Michigan Creativity Group
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 8:00am to 2:45pm

The Michigan Creativity Group (MCG) is working to merge the worlds of business and education. By "connecting the dots" the MCG creates unique learning opportunities, provides a support network to help students and business reach new heights, and promotes innovation and positivity in order to better serve Michigan. The MCG is looking to collaborate with others wishing to transform education, create new collaborations with businesses and schools, and use positivity to change society.The theme of this year's summit is: Everyone's an Educator: Merging the Worlds of Business and Education.

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