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AAA MICHIGAN | Teen Driver Involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day During 100 Deadliest Days

Michigan Business Network
June 6, 2018 10:00 AM

Deadly Teen Crashes Jump 14 Percent -  Speed and Nighttime Driving are Major Factor  

DEARBORN, MI. (May 30, 2018)– More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. That is an average of 10 people per day – a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year, according to data analyzed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. As school lets out for summer, AAA stresses the importance of preparing and educating inexperienced teen drivers for some of the most dangerous driving days of the year. 

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Mackinac Conference Panel: Michigan Not Yet Ready for Life-Changing Technology Advances

Michigan Business Network
June 6, 2018 9:00 AM

“The Future is Now: Are You Ready?”

MACKINAC ISLAND -- Michigan has a ways to go to position itself as a leader in advancing quality-of -life technologies, such as autonomous vehicles, telehealth and broadband reach, according to a distinguished panel at the Mackinac Policy Conference Thursday afternoon May 31st.

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BBB Study: Sweepstakes, Lottery and Prize Schemes Devastate Older Victims with Evolving Tactics

Michigan Business Network
June 6, 2018 6:00 AM

SOUTHFIELD, MI - June 5, 2018 – A new report by Better Business Bureau (BBB) says sweepstakes, lottery and prize schemes are devastating victims financially and emotionally with ever-evolving methods. These frauds concentrate on seniors, targeting them by direct mail, cold calling, social media, even text messages and smartphone pop-ups. BBB warns consumers to be on guard against these serious and pervasive frauds and their perpetrators.

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LAFCU donates 8,137 meals to Greater Lansing Food Bank in support of WKAR Radio Spring Fundraiser

Michigan Business Network
June 6, 2018 5:00 AM

Partnership connects credit union, public radio with effort to fight hunger

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU’s partnership with WKAR Radio during its Spring Fundraiser resulted in the credit union donating $2,712.50 – the equivalent of 8,137 meals – to Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB).

 

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MEDC | MSF-approved projects generate nearly $2.7 billion

Michigan Business Network
June 5, 2018 3:00 PM

MSF-approved projects generate nearly $2.7 billion in investment, create or retain 9,372 jobs
  • Transformational brownfield support approved for Bedrock development in Detroit
  • New Amazon fulfillment center in west Michigan
  • Catalytic development projects impact communities around state 

LANSING, Mich. – With recent approval of support for new construction on Detroit’s historic downtown Hudson’ site and renovations of the city’s treasured icons, the Michigan Strategic Fund board has authorized vital funds for Bedrock Management Services’ long-anticipated transformation of some of the highest-profile  brownfield properties in the state.

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CubeSmart Self Storage Facility to Host Grand Opening Celebration

Michigan Business Network
June 5, 2018 8:00 AM

 

 

Lansing, MI – The City of Lansing, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), and Macritchie Storage are pleased to announce the Grand Opening Celebration of a newly remodeled building at 506 S Hosmer Street in Lansing. The facility has been transformed into CubeSmart Self-Storage, which offers 600 climate controlled self-storage units, as well as secured parking spaces for RV and boat storage.

 

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Larry Nasar Scandal Pushes MSU towards Better Protocols

Michigan Business Network
June 4, 2018 4:00 PM

The Michigan Business Network recently was on hand for CBS 62's Inaugural Detroit Free Press Breakfast Club featuring former Michigan Governor and now President of Michigan State University, John Engler.

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Sparrow News: Hayes Green Beach Honors Volunteers of the Year

Michigan Business Network
May 31, 2018 6:00 PM

HGB honors its 2017 Generosity Guild Volunteers of the Year

CHARLOTTE, Mich. – Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Carolyn Drown and Rachel Harvitt as its Generosity Guild Volunteers of the Year. They were recognized at the hospital’s annual Generosity Guild Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon Friday, May 11.

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LAFCU Approved to Expand Throughout Michigan

Michigan Business Network
May 31, 2018 5:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has announced it has received approval from the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) to expand its service territory to the entire state of Michigan.

The credit union’s previous geographical service area consisted of 11 counties in mid- to south central Michigan.

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LAFCU Organizes Food Drive to Help Eaton Rapids Community in Wake of Meridian Magnesium Products Disaster

Michigan Business Network
May 31, 2018 3:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — The public is invited to drop off donations of toiletries and food at LAFCU branches to benefit those impacted by the recent fire and series of explosions at Meridian Magnesium Products of America, an auto parts manufacturing plant in Eaton Rapids.

The donated goods will be delivered to Heart and Hands Inc., a charity that helps meet emergency needs of those living within the Eaton Rapids Public Schools district.

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