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As Takata Airbag Lawsuits Mount, The Oliver Law P.C. Group Notes Growing Concern Over Secret Settlements

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:21:57 -0800

New Report Suggests Confidential Takata Airbag Lawsuit Settlements Helped Conceal Defects, May Hinder Future Plaintiffs (PRWeb November 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12347010.htm

Stephen King's Ghost Brothers Musical, Starring Gina Gershon, Haunts New York

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:21:35 -0800

The Gothic southern musical about a decades-old tragedy that haunts the population of a small town has a blues-tinged score by Mellencamp and a book by "Carrie," "Misery" and "The Shining" novelist King. It premiered in a full stage production in 2012 at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA. The production also played a limited concert tour last fall.

Buffalo Bills vs. New York Jets in Detroit: Watch Ford Field, Lions make displaced team feel welcome

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:59:56 -0800

DETROIT, MI -- Hey, Detroit Lions fans! Need something to feel good about after the team's 34-9 loss to the New England Patriots? Need something to get you in the Thanksgiving spirit? Check out photos below that show the Lions' hospitality it has given the Buffalo Bills since the displaced team flew into Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Friday.

Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce honors 12 biz leaders, entrepreneurs

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:17:04 -0800

The Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce hosted its second annual Sankofa Black Business Awards Gala last week. The awards honor 12 entrepreneurs, executives, and business and academic leaders. The Sankofa honorees were: John Barfield Sr., founder, Bartech Group LLC (lifetime achievement award); Daniel Loepp, president and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (corporation of the year); Forrest ...

Cigar lounge goes mobile – with a 1974 Airstream Land Yacht RV

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:16:53 -0800

Have cigar lounge — will travel. Two entrepreneurial brothers have turned a 1974 Airstream Land Yacht RV into a mobile cigar lounge. Brian and Jason Maynard — both business owners in their own right — co-founded Brighton-based Unbolted Entertainment Inc. and invested $50,000 to buy the Airstream and renovate it into the Cuban Missile Lounge. The mobile lounge includes wall-to-wall Brazilian ...

Detroit Small Business Passport is back for the holidays

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:01:25 -0800

Just after Black Friday's mall and power shopping center sprees, Small Business Saturday is up this week — and it has a Detroit twist. To promote the day, American Express, the creator of Small Business Saturday, recently posted a video featuring a host of Detroit small-business owners, from Rachel Lutz at The Peacock Room to Don Studvent, owner and chef at 1917 American Bistro. The video also ...

Obituaries

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:21:24 -0800

Norman Milton Sandmann Jr. Norman, age 68, of Utica, passed away Nov. 12, 2014. He was born Oct. 17, 1946 in Detroit to Norman Milton and Geraldine Sandmann. During the Vietnam War, Norm proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He retired from General Motors where he worked as a machinist for many years. Norm enjoyed bowling, throwing darts and bow hunting. He will be ...

Tickets Sold Out For Monday Night Bills-Jets Game At Ford Field; Thousands Waited At Box Office

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:07:01 -0800

Die-hard football fans lined up outside Ford Field in Detroit as early at midnight on Sunday to get what was left of the tickets for Monday night's matchup between the Bills and Jets.

Lions’ Stingy Defense Faces High-Scoring Pats

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:22:01 -0800

The Lions, tied for first in the NFC North with Green Bay, have given up more than 20 points just three times and never more than 24. Opponents have averaged 15.6.

12 lauded by Black Chamber

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:20:54 -0800

The Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce hosted its second annual Sankofa Black Business Awards Gala last week. The awards honor 12 entrepreneurs, executives, and business and academic leaders. The Sankofa honorees were: John Barfield Sr., founder, Bartech Group LLC (lifetime achievement award); Daniel Loepp, president and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (corporation of the year); Forrest ...

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