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AG Nessel Warns of Video-teleconference Hijacking

Michigan Business Network
April 2, 2020 6:00 PM





LANSING – With the increasing popularity in video-teleconferencing due to employees, students and others communicating remotely during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is warning consumers of potential hijacking and cybersecurity breaches. 

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NEWS RELEASE: Governors's Town Hall Meeting - Tonight at 7 p.m.

Michigan Business Network
April 2, 2020 4:00 PM





One-Hour Special To Air On All Stations and Tonight at 7 p.m.

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NEWS RELEASE: Rumors of Border Closed to Medical Professionals are False

Michigan Business Network
April 2, 2020 1:00 PM

DETROIT— U.S. Customs and Border Protection would like to remind all travelers that the border is open and fully operational to essential travel only.

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NEWS RELEASE: Michigan Seeks Approval to Streamline Medicaid

Michigan Business Network
April 2, 2020 12:00 PM


Request would provide easier access to coverage while keeping
                       residents safe during COVID-19 outbreak

LANSING, MICH. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is requesting federal approval of flexibilities for the state’s Medicaid Program that are consistent with the commitment of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun to keep Michigan’s most vulnerable residents safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Outdoors Beerdsman Company sets trend for "That Woman from Michigan" T-Shirt

Michigan Business Beat
April 2, 2020 8:00 AM

How A T-Shirt Is Saving A Small Business In Michigan

Jeffrey Mosher spoke with Ivette Lopez, Owner, Outdoor Beerdsman, Boyne city, MI, Wednesday, finding out about a concept which came about late last week has gone viral.

Last Friday Outdoor Beerdsman designed a shirt “That Woman from Michigan” and posted it online the same day and since then have received over 700 orders (as of midday Wednesday) while essentially will have saved her small business from closing.

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AG’s Office Warns Menards About Business Practices During COVID-19 Outbreak

Michigan Business Network
April 1, 2020 6:00 PM

LANSINGThe Michigan Department of Attorney General on Tuesday sent a letter to Menards following reports that the company’s stores have been engaging in business practices which might endanger the health of customers and employees during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, including marketing and sales practices designed to increase customer presence in Menards stores. 

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International Trade: April Newsletter

Michigan Business Network
April 1, 2020 3:00 PM

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Business Development Tools to Help Grow your Sales, Brand, and Business in a COVID-19 Era

Presented by IBT Online
April 16 & 30, 2020 | Webinar

Online business development tools have never been so important to meet the new challenges posed by COVID-19. Harnessing the power of localized websites and international online marketing can help companies grow their exports, sales, brands, and businesses without leaving the house. Join IBT Online's experts as they share their experience with these two business development tools. Details and registration for each webinar are listed below.

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Michigan National Guard supports Michigan’s COVID-19 response with support for FEMA medical station

Michigan Business Network
April 1, 2020 1:00 PM

DETROIT – Approximately 20 members of the Michigan National Guard will assist the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with logistics support to establish a Federal Medical Station (FMS) at TCF Center, March 31 – April 1.

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Unemployment Benefits Increased and Expanded for Workers Impacted by COVID-19

Michigan Business Network
April 1, 2020 12:00 PM

Under the federal CARES Act, Governor Whitmer signed an agreement between Michigan and the U.S. Department of Labor to expand unemployment benefits to workers who do not already qualify for state unemployment insurance.

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MDE To Request Federal Waiver for Child Nutrition Programs

Michigan Business Network
April 1, 2020 11:30 AM

LANSING, MICH. – The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced Tuesday it will request a federal waiver of statutory and regulatory requirements in the Child Nutrition Programs, in accordance with federal guidance.

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