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India looks to establish more business presence in Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
December 2, 2016 3:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes back Tony Vernaci Vice President of Global Business Development, MEDC, Lansing, MI to the Michigan Business Beat. 

Tony has just returned to the office from a trip to India. The State of Michigan continues to receive a significant amount of interest from companies in India that would like to establish a business presence here and take advantage of Michigan's strong business climate.

As you may know, the best way to address the demand in the market was to hire a resource to represent Michigan on the ground in India.  One of the reasons for Tony's trip was to take new contractor MK around to introduce him to some of the most important business leads and contacts in the country.  They were following up on the results of the global business summit, which was held in October of last year with Lt. Governor Calley.

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Air Lift Company takes air suspension to new heights

A Shunpiker's Journal
December 2, 2016 2:00 PM

Steve Purdy talks to Ryan Feyer, marketing manager of the Load Support division of the Air Lift Company, a 75-year-old, family-owned Michigan-based company that makes air suspension systems for the aftermarket.

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Mayor Hollister working the 2nd Shift

A Shunpiker's Journal
December 2, 2016 1:00 PM

Steve Purdy spends the first half of this Shunpiker's Journal episode talking to former Lansing mayor David Hollister. They discuss the documentary film and book he co-produced with Ray Tadgerson and others.

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Tippy and Hodenpyl Dams Siren Test to Take Place Dec. 6

Michigan Business Network
December 2, 2016 10:00 AM

Wellston, Mich. Thursday, December 01, 2016 - Emergency public warning sirens and speaker systems near Consumers Energy’s Tippy and Hodenpyl hydroelectric generating plants on the Manistee River will be tested on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at approximately 9 a.m.. 

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Horizon Pitches Winning Business Idea at Hatched

Michigan Business Network
December 2, 2016 9:00 AM

More than 200 people attended Hatching Finale to support Lansing area entrepreneurs

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and Spartan Innovations hosted the Hatching Finale, "Hatched," on Wed., Nov. 30 at University Club of MSU in Lansing. More than 200 people came to support the 11 Hatching finalists of 2016 as they competed to win the $10,000 grand prize.

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01-17-2017: Middle Michigan Development Corporation Breakfast Meeting

Michigan Business Network
December 1, 2016 5:00 PM

The MMDC cordially invite you to attend the Middle Michigan Development Corporation Breakfast Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. at the Hotel Doherty in Clares, Mi.  

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Sparrow Carson Hospital awarded the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) accreditation

Michigan Business Network
December 1, 2016 4:00 PM

CARSON CITY, MI – Sparrow Carson Hospital has been awarded a prestigious accreditation from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), an independent organization recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). 

It earned the distinction after the HFAP conducted an extensive and objective review of the quality and safety Standards of the facility during a recent visit.

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New EP 'Inevitable' Brings Hope

Show Biz Weekly
December 1, 2016 3:00 PM

Taylor Kelsaw welcomes accomplished composer and musician Rodney Page back to Show Biz Weekly to talk about his new EP Inevitable. His jam  'Summer Vibin' fits right in to the "vibe" of McCoy Tyner, Gerald Albright, and then he brings to life a sound of presence that is filled with joy "HIS GRACE HIS GLORY", a revelation, and a legacy written to be shared over and over again, and beautifully arraigned too.

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12-15-2016:Nationally Renowned Economist to Address Lansing Economic Club

Michigan Business Network
December 1, 2016 2:00 PM

Join the Lansing Regional Chamber Economic Club for a look a tax, economic and pro-growth policies as we welcome nationally renowned economist and President-Elect Donald Trump's senior economic advisor Stephen Moore.

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Michigan Business Network
December 1, 2016 10:00 AM

Possible 10-15 Cent Increase


Dearborn, Michigan (November  30, 2016) — Michigan motorists are already seeing higher prices at the pump this week, and prices will move even higher now, based on an agreement reached today, by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries(OPEC). OPEC announced plans to cut crude oil production by 1.2 million barrels a day to 32.5 million a day, effective in January 2017. The shift is aimed at draining a global glut that led to lower fuel prices in the last two years.

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