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Week in Review

Week in Review, hosted by Dr. David Mielke, covers the previous and coming week’s business stories and stock market news while discussing how these events will impact the business world – encouraging you to form opinions on this week’s topics.

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A Look Ahead - An End to Laundry? A Promise of Self-Cleaning Fabric!

Week in Review
May 12, 2016 1:00 PM

General Motors and Lyft Inc. within a year will begin testing a fleet of self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric taxis on public roads.

An end to laundry? There is the promise of self-cleaning fabric. Scientists in Australia have discovered a way to rid clothes of stubborn stains by exposing them to sunshine, potentially replacing doing the laundry.

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Michigan News - Is it Going to Be a Hot Dry Summer in Michigan?

Week in Review
May 12, 2016 12:30 PM

U.S. new car and light-truck sales returned to the fast lane in April, setting a monthly high that bodes well for Detroit auto makers aiming for record 2016 profits.

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A Look Around the Nation & the World - US Importing More Foreign Crude

Week in Review
May 12, 2016 12:00 PM

The U.S. is importing more foreign crude than it has in years, becoming one of the last ports of call for many oil-producing nations despite a glut of crude from domestic companies.

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A Look Ahead - Researchers Unlocking Mysteries Surrounding Migraines

Week in Review
May 4, 2016 2:00 PM

If you’re not already worried about your car being hacked, you really should be, the US government says. Connected cars are becoming “increasingly vulnerable” to cyberattack.

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Michigan News: Team of Engineers, Biologist - Birds, Unmanned Aircraft

Week in Review
May 4, 2016 1:00 PM

An international team of engineers and biologists will gain unprecedented insights into how birds fly so efficiently and then turn that knowledge to building unmanned aircraft with shapeshifting wings. These planes should be lighter, faster and dramatically more maneuverable than today’s stiff-winged aircraft.

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A Look Around the Nation and the World - Plane Ticket Costs a Deal?

Week in Review
May 4, 2016 11:00 AM

Travelers no longer have to guess whether they got a decent deal on airfare or not. There’s now a straightforward formula that can reveal whether those plane tickets are a good deal — or something to skip.

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Reports and Announcements - Vehicle Recalls in US Hit a Record Level

Week in Review
May 4, 2016 10:00 AM

A sharp pullback in business investment and weak global demand dragged down an already-lackluster U.S. economy in the opening months of 2016, the latest setback in a bumpy expansion entering its seventh year.

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Wall Street Wrapup - Federal Reserve sent $97.8 B to Treasury Dept.

Week in Review
May 4, 2016 9:25 AM

Stocks fell on Friday as blue-chip tech shares dragged on the market, but the S&P and the Dow clung to April gains to score the second monthly rise in a row. The Dow dropped 57 to close at 17,774, the S&P lost 11 to 2,065 and the Nasdaq was 30 lower at 4,775.

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Something to Think About-Stockbrokers and the Race to Regulate Advice!

Week in Review
April 27, 2016 3:30 PM

The topic for Something to Think About is, "Race to Regulate Advice." New rules aimed at stockbrokers have been proposed by the Labor Department that will have an enormous impact on the way Americans save for retirement.

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A Look Ahead - Micro Workouts, Mosquitoes and Zika, Drones Future

Week in Review
April 27, 2016 2:30 PM

Destroying the mosquito population may soon become more than just a dream for the bug-averse. The plan could become reality in the Florida Keys, where Intrexon Corporation’s Oxitec Ltd. has proposed letting genetically-engineered mosquitoes free in a bid to cut down on the strain, which transmits the Zika virus, among other mosquito-borne diseases.

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