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MIRS News, Capital City Round-Up

Michigan Business Beat
May 23, 2017 9:00 AM

MIRS Publisher John Reurink and Editor Kyle Melinn talk about the prospects of Michigan's Mike Rogers as FBI Director. Also, how serious is Geoffrey Fieger about a repeat run for governor.

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MIRS Capital Round-Up

Michigan Business Beat
May 19, 2017 9:00 AM

MIRS Publisher John Reurink and Editor Kyle Melinn discuss the untimely death of Rep. John Kivela, Democrat of Marquette and the impact it's had on the legislature and the Capitol community. Also, with U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee taking himself out of consideration for governor the names of two prominent Democratic attorneys are being circulated as possibly wanting in the race.

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PPA Workforce Development Experts Offer Insight on the Implementation of Workforce System Innovations

Michigan Business Network
April 21, 2017 3:00 PM

Vice president and director of education and workforce, Colleen E. Graber, and project manager, Michael J. Polzin, authored a paper to highlight lessons from PPA's evaluation of the Virginia Financial Success Network (VFSN)-a project funded by a U.S. Department of Labor Workforce Innovation Fund grant.

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"Fake News" and Healthcare with Carol Cain

Michigan Business Beat
April 4, 2017 12:00 PM

Chris Holman and Carol Cain, CBS 62 Senior Producer & Detroit Free Press Columnist and Host of Michigan Matters, Detroit address our Nations currant state of immigration and healthcare coverage. The idea that the media is providing fake news and alternate facts is increasingly making a journalists job tougher. Carol explains her point of view with Chris on this segment of the Michigan Business Beat.

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MIRS reviews American Health Care Act

Michigan Business Beat
March 21, 2017 12:00 PM

The Michigan House Democratic caucus unveiled yet again a proposal for mandating paid sick leave for certain small employers.  MIRS' Publisher John Reurink and Editor Kyle Melinn discuss the prospects of the proposal and look at the newly proposed American Health Care Act - the Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act announced in Washington D.C.

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MIRS Political Update!

Michigan Business Beat
March 8, 2017 2:00 PM

MIRS Publisher John Reurink and Editor Kyle Melinn discuss last week's failed vote on an income tax cut and what it means the speakership of new House Speaker Tom Leonard.

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MKL Panel Part 4of4

Equity Equals
March 8, 2017 10:00 AM

In honor of Black History Month, Equity Equals features a panel entitled “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the future of Black America,” at Michigan State University James Madison College. Dr. King’s last book, ‘Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community’ [1967] was referenced by panelists including Dr. Robert Green and Dr. Theodore Ransaw in assessing the socio-economic and political standing of black Americans today, 50 years since the publication of King’s last book.  The Question: Are Black Americans moving forward, backwards or standing still/frozen in time?

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MKL Panel Part 3 of 4

Equity Equals
March 7, 2017 12:00 PM

In honor of Black History Month, Equity Equals features a panel entitled “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the future of Black America,” at Michigan State University James Madison College. Dr. King’s last book, ‘Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community’ [1967] was referenced by panelists including Dr. Robert Green and Dr. Theodore Ransaw in assessing the socio-economic and political standing of black Americans today, 50 years since the publication of King’s last book.  The Question: Are Black Americans moving forward, backwards or standing still/frozen in time?

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MKL Panel Part 2of4

Equity Equals
March 2, 2017 2:00 PM

In honor of Black History Month, Equity Equals features a panel entitled “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the future of Black America,” at Michigan State University James Madison College. Dr. King’s last book, ‘Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community’ [1967] was referenced by panelists including Dr. Robert Green and Dr. Theodore Ransaw in assessing the socio-economic and political standing of black Americans today, 50 years since the publication of King’s last book.  The Question: Are Black Americans moving forward, backwards or standing still/frozen in time?

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Putin Led Cyber Effort to Elect Trump

Bottom Line IT
February 6, 2017 1:00 PM

BLIT goes political with a definitive statement on the Russian involvement in the election.  Not to worry, the show is not changing to “Bottom Line Politics”.  Parallels between the cyberattacks and web propaganda used in the 2016 Presidential election and those used against business are highlighted. Full article HERE

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