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MBN Event Series – Key Themes from the MFBI

Michigan Business Network
January 16, 2017 1:00 PM

Video #1 for Michigan Event Series!

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Areas of Economic Strength Michigan is Riding Entering 2017

Michigan Business Beat
December 20, 2016 4:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with Kurt Rankin, Vice President and Economist, The PNC Financial Services Group, Pittsburgh, PA area about some areas of economic strength Michigan has going into 2017.

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Fabricating Historical U.S. Coins

Dollars and Sense
September 14, 2016 9:00 AM

Patrick A. Heller speaks with Jesse Patrick of the Patrick Mint in Santa Rosa, California. Jesse began working as a coin dealer in Detroit, where he grew up.  He began the Patrick Mint to begin producing tokens and medals that bear similarities to historical US Coins. Most of these issues were used for advertising by the businesses and customers that commissioned the jobs, The Patrick Mint also fabricated the Alongside Night ¼ Ounce Gold and Silver Commemoratives for the movie Alongside for which Patrick A. Heller was Executive Producer and financier.

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Designing for the U.S. Mint

Dollars and Sense
September 13, 2016 4:30 PM

Patrick A. Heller talks with John Mercanti, former Chief Engraver for the United States Mint from 2006-2010.  Mercanti designed 100 coins and medals while working at the US Mint since 1974, beginning as an illustrator. Among his most famous coins are the reverse design for the US Silver Eagle Dollars that have been struck annually since 1986.

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Tim Skubick to Speak at Clinton County Economic Alliance Forum

Michigan Business Network
August 15, 2016 6:00 PM

DeWitt, MI, August 15,2016—The Clinton County Economic Alliance (CCEA) is pleased to welcome political commentator Tim Skubick to the next Member Meeting & Community Forum, sponsored by Sparrow Clinton Hospital.  The event is on Wednesday, September 14, 8:00 a.m. at AgroLiquid, 3055 West M-21 in St. Johns.  CCEA welcomes all Clinton County residents and business owners to the meeting.  There is no charge to attendees.

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Visitor Bureau says Lansings Numbers are Up!

Michigan Business Beat
August 8, 2016 6:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher stops into the Greater Lansing Visitor and Convention Bureau to talk with Jack Schripsema, CTA. Jack is excited to mention that Lansings numbers are up across the board. Just half way through this 2016 year there has been increase in occupancy, growth in amatuer sports, and leisure visitation is up. Schripsema says that this is looking to be another record year for Lansing!

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The Week in Review for July 25th 2016

Week in Review
August 4, 2016 3:00 PM

The Week in Review for July 25th 2016, a look at business news you may have missed. 

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A Job Seekers' Market?

Week in Review
August 3, 2016 11:00 AM

There are often issues that we can consider as controversial or debatable.  Each week Dr. David Mielke presents one of these issues to give you Something to Think About. The topic for this week is  "A Job Seekers' Market?" 

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The Week In Review For July 18th 2016

Week in Review
July 26, 2016 2:00 PM

Week in Review

The Week in Review for July 18th 2016, a look at business news you may have missed. 

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A Matter Of Degrees

Week in Review
July 25, 2016 12:00 PM

There are often issues that we can consider as controversial or debatable.  Each week Dr. David Mielke presents one of these issues to give you Something to Think About. The topic for Monday is "A Matter of Degrees."  There has been a long running policy battle about whether community colleges in Michigan should be allowed to offer bachelors degrees.  A two bill package was recently introduced in the legislature that would allow community colleges to offer 4 year degrees, but would then prohibit the community colleges from levying property taxes.  A separate bill has been stalled for more than a year that would allow community colleges to offer a limited number of bachelor degree programs.  Do we need more 4-year degree programs along with what is already being offered by Michigan's 15 universities?  Will the potential competition for students lead to what some say is already over-capacity at the 15 universities at a time when college age students in Michigan are declining?  Should the legislature pass bills to effectively stop community colleges from offering new bachelor programs

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