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Empowering Young Men to Become Responsible Fathers

Equity Equals
July 28, 2015 10:30 AM

Angela Austin talks with Rahman Shareef and Andre' Dandridge of NewYoungFathers.com. The mission of NewYoungFathers.com is "to empower young men under the age of 25 to become responsible fathers through ongoing programming that provides support, educational materials that offer parenting skills, life skills, and guidance. Our goal is to guide and motivate young fathers to raise children that are respectful, creative productive citizens."

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The Role Leadership Plays in Recognizing Performance

Pocket Change
July 28, 2015 9:35 AM

We continue our discussion of Kouzes and Ponser’s Leadership Practices Inventory, and the five practice areas of effective leadership. We delve into the fifth and last practice area, Encouraging the Heart, and the role leadership plays in recognizing performance and celebrating victories. For more information about the Leadership Practices Inventory go to stitchtlc.com.

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Empire News, Emmy Nods and More!

Show Biz Weekly
July 27, 2015 6:00 PM

Taylor Kelsaw and Michael McCallum discuss updates on TV castings for “Empire” - Tim Holmes, “How To Get Away with Murder”, Emmy nods and more entertainment news.

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Celebrating Michigan Business Network's 4th Anniversary

Michigan Business Beat
July 27, 2015 5:00 PM

In celebration of Michigan Business Network's 4th Anniversary, we combed through the deep archives, and found audio from where it all began. July 4, 2011, was the "Freedom from Bad Business Day." In these four segments, hear Chris Holman share interviews from Michigan Business Today and Michigan Business Beat.

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Jen Siget Wins Best Music Video

Show Biz Weekly
July 27, 2015 4:00 PM

Taylor Kelsaw talks with cohost, Michael McCallum, about Jen Siget’s music video that he directed and produced. It just won an award for “Best Music Video.” They also discussed the importance of supporting local artists.

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Feldman’s Bud Kouts to Redevelop Business Site on Michigan Avenue Corridor

Michigan Business Network
July 27, 2015 3:30 PM

LANSING, MI: As a part of the continued series of redevelopments along Michigan Avenue Corridor, Feldman’s Bud Kouts Chevrolet is planning to spend over $3.5 million to retain and grow their business in Lansing. This project, along with the $80 million SkyVue development on the former Story Oldsmobile site, and the $250 million mixed use Red Cedar Renaissance, will totally transform a one mile stretch of East Michigan Avenue.

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Business Help Analyzing Data to Impact Marketing and Sales Strategies

Bottom Line IT
July 27, 2015 2:30 PM

Amy and Erik are joined by Jesse Flores, of Cognite Labs. Jesse explains how and why Cognite Labs can help small to medium sized businesses begin to analyze data in an effort to impact their business marketing and sales strategies.

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Windows 10 is Ready - What is New?

Bottom Line IT
July 27, 2015 1:00 PM

“Windows as a Service” with Windows 10 is ready to be released and many can receive the upgrade for free. What are some of the new features and updates of the operating system, and why is this release different from past Microsoft releases? It has been 20 years since the release of Windows 95 to manufacturers, and Microsoft is trying to capitalize on that initial hype.

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Free Wi-Fi Using Old Phone Booths

Bottom Line IT
July 27, 2015 11:30 AM

Sidewalk Labs, a startup company with ties to Google, plans to turn all old phone booths in New York into Wi-Fi hotspots. We will discuss the advantages and security concerns with a project like this.

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New York Stock Exchange and Airlines System Outages

Bottom Line IT
July 27, 2015 9:48 AM

There were multiple system outages affecting the New York Stock Exchange and Airlines last week. What were the impacts of these events and how common are they going to become in the future? Many suspect illegal activity, but so far the response has been that there were errors in the systems that needed to be addressed.

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