Whitmer: State Dropping Remaining COVID-19 Restrictions June 22

With COVID-19 cases plummeting in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said the state will drop COVID-19 capacity limits and mask requirements beginning June 22.

Famous Names Among Those Buying Into Least-Understood Stimulus in the Market

With more than 6,700 forms of cryptocurrency available, there’s no shortage of ways to make real U.S. dollars, if you have the stomach for it.

Matrix Uses Drive-Through Job Fair to Attract Candidates

Yvonne Winn of Detroit spent the last 34 years tending her cash register in the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit, and she was looking for a new career path. The...

Chevy Introduces Special Edition 2022 Corvette Stingray

DETROIT – Chevrolet took over the Raceway at Belle Isle Park this week to celebrate Corvette Racing’s dominant 2020 season by introducing the 2022 Corvette Stingray IMSA GTLM Championship Edition. In...

Bosch Diversification Stabilizing Factor in North America, Company Achieves Sales of $12.3 Billion

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bosch, a global supplier of technology and services, ended its 2020 fiscal year with $12.3 billion in consolidated sales in North America. “The COVID-19...

Frito-Lay to Create 160 Jobs with Texas Plant Expansion

PLANO, Texas (PRNewswire) -- Frito-Lay, a division of PepsiCo and leading snack manufacturer, along with Fort Bend County, announced a $200 million investment at its Rosenberg, Texas, site. The investment will...

Huntington Completes Merger With TCF, Moves Into Top 25 U.S. Bank Holding Companies

Huntington Bank has completed its merger with TCF Financial, lifting Huntington into the Top 25 U.S. bank holding companies.

U-M Economists: Oakland County Recovering Slightly Faster Than State as a Whole

The economic outlook for Oakland County is a little bit better than the state as a whole, according to a forecast by economists at the University of Michigan.

Prentice 4M Opens First Ann Arbor Co-Living Development

Two real estate developers have created the first hybrid working/living space in Ann Arbor.

Lakeland Fresh Farms Brings Hydroponically Grown Greens to Metro Detroit

Lakeland Fresh Farms has opened a metro Detroit location, bringing hydroponically grown greens to local stores around the area.

State Launches Michigan Economic Jumpstart Plan, Eyes Better Jobs, Bigger Paychecks

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday unveiled the Michigan Economic Jumpstart Plan, which she hopes will bring better jobs and bigger paychecks to Michigan workers.

State Creates New Office Aimed at Expanding High-Speed Internet Access

The state has created a new office in an effort to bridge the digital divide and expand access to high-speed internet.

United Airlines Goes Supersonic with Aircraft Purchase from Boom

CHICAGO and DENVER (PRNewswire) — United Airlines announced a commercial agreement with Denver-based aerospace company Boom Supersonic to add aircraft to its global fleet as well as a cooperative...

First-Time Jobless Claims Reach Pandemic Low

The number of Americans filing first-time unemployment claims has hit a pandemic low. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, that figure has fallen below 400,000 for the first time...

Local Governments Planning for Millions Coming from American Recovery Plan

The American Rescue Plan is infusing billions of dollars into the state and local government budgets. Now municipalities are figuring out how best to use it.

GM Partners with APACC to support AAPI Small Businesses

General Motors is partnering with the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce to help provide AAPI-owned small businesses access to chamber resources, programming.

Michigan Ready for ‘Return to Normal’ as State Lifts Many COVID-19 Restrictions

As June 1 arrives, the state has lifted a variety of COVID-19-related restrictions, particularly on outdoor sites like stadiums, concert venues and the like. All restrictions are set to be lifted July 1.

Citizens Financial Agrees to Buy 80 HSBC Branches

Citizens Financial Group Inc. made a move this week that expands a banking reach beyond the regional footprint it now owns from New England to the mid-Atlantic and Midwest...

GM, Lockheed Martin Teaming Up to Develop Lunar Vehicles

DENVER – Lockheed Martin and General Motors Co. are teaming up to develop the next generation of lunar vehicles to transport astronauts on the surface of the Moon, fundamentally evolving...

Amazon Acquires MGM in Reported $8.45 Billion deal

Amazon and MGM  announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire MGM for a purchase price of $8.45 billion. MGM has nearly a century of filmmaking history and complements the work...
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