Mad scientists will connect at the Maker Faire at The Henry Ford

July 23, 2014 by  
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Back to the Future’s Doc Brown would be proud if he could fix his eye to The Henry Ford …

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Mosaic Singers do Detroit proud, earn Gold, Silver Medals at the World Choir Games

July 22, 2014 by  
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They came back with gold … two of them as matter of fact …plus two silvers and the experience …

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Fun for Everyone: The Humane Society of West Michigan

July 12, 2014 by  
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When you think of going to the Humane Society your first thought probably has nothing to do with summer camps or 5k fun runs but that is exactly what the Humane[...]

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MGM Grand garden has roots in downtown Detroit, promotes food sovereignty in Detroit

July 11, 2014 by  
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When you think of MGM Grand Detroit casino, broccoli, cabbage, kale and onions may not be the first things …

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Detroit can be the employer of choice

June 25, 2014 by  
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Michigan has more than 75,000 job openings that can’t be filled. Common wisdom says we have a talent shortage …

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Andy Warhol exhibit opens at Cranbrook

June 18, 2014 by  
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Love Andy Warhol? Here’s your chance to get peek at some of his never-seen-before work when Warhol on Vinyl: …

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Student Debt: Blame Law-Makers, Tax-Shirking Rich, War on Drugs, not Universities

June 8, 2014 by  
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By Juan Cole In honor of President Obama’s support for Senator Elizabeth Warren’s bill to address the student debt crisis by offering students with older debt loads lower interest rates [see video…

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Shale Oil Hype Fail: California Bonanza Evaporates

May 25, 2014 by  
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California's Shale Fail: The Case of 13 Billion Barrels of Missing Oil By Richard Heinberg In 2011, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the US Department of Energy commissioned INTEK Inc., a…

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Detroit Institute of Music Education, a New Music College, Launches in Downtown Detroit

April 17, 2014 by  
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DETROIT – Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME), a music education college dedicated to teaching the next generation of modern musicians, has announced its launch in downtown Detroit. DIME’s temporary location at 1520 Woodward Avenue, between John R and Witherell, … Continue reading

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A program that adds jobs, opportunities in Michigan’s fashion industry? This has it all sewn up.

April 11, 2014 by  
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You don’t normally think of an industrial sewing machine as an object of hope, inspiration and revitalization. But …

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