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Detroit, MI 48215, USA

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Orange barrels move to the side

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:35:21 -0700

Orange barrels move to the side The Michigan Department of Transportation is easing Labor Day travel by lifting a majority of state construction projects through Monday. Contributed Lansing Aug 29, 2014 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "436967" }); document.write(' '); Fast Facts: - MDOT is suspending as much work as possible from 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, until 6 a.m ...

Consumers Energy updates Michigan utility meters

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:31:25 -0700

Associated Press - JACKSON — Consumers Energy is speeding up its plan to update electric meters for homes and businesses across Michigan. The CMS Energy Corp. unit says it plans to update 1.8 million electric meters and 600,000 natural gas meters by the end of 2017. That's two years earlier than it originally scheduled. The new meters let customers track their energy use online. A Consumers ...

U.S auto sales seen ending summer without a sizzle

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:54:00 -0700

DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto industry sales in August will be about even with a year ago, not quite ending the summer in a sizzling fashion but still warm enough to continue the recovery from a recession now five years in the rear-view mirror.

Michigan task force begins oil pipeline review

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:31:25 -0700

Associated Press - LANSING — State officials have begun a safety review of Michigan's network of oil pipelines. The Michigan Petroleum Pipeline Task Force held its first meeting Thursday. Officials say the initial focus is on Enbridge Energy Partners LP's Line 5. It includes two lines that run beneath the Straits of Mackinac separating the state's two peninsulas where Lakes Huron and Michigan ...

Table Talk: Argentinian event in Birmingham | Burger contest winners | Beer distributors nominated

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:01:39 -0700

Anjana Schroeder - The sights, sounds and tastes of Argentina are coming to Birmingham next month as part of The Bird & The Bread restaurant’s new dining-and-dance series. Owner Kristin Jonna invited dancers from Birmingham Tango to perform and Pablo Piccolo of Bodega Catena Zapata winery in Medoza, Argentina, to speak on Argentina’s culture and history along with a special selection of wines ...

Detroit City Distillery opens Friday night in Eastern Market

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:31:35 -0700

Anjana Schroeder - The 1930s-era bar at the Detroit City Distillery in Eastern Market is restored and ready for a Labor Day weekend opening.  The microdistillery at 2462 Riopelle St. will open from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. today and all day —8 a.m. to 2 a.m. —Saturday. Fall hours following this weekend's opening will be 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Wednesday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday and  Sundays ...

Michigan State enrollment expected to be 49,700

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:31:25 -0700

Associated Press - EAST LANSING — Michigan State University says enrollment for the 2014 academic year is expected to be about 49,700 students, a slight increase over last year. The preliminary figures were presented to the school's Board of Trustees on Friday. Last year's enrollment was around 49,300. The school received more than 32,200 applications. This year's entering class is expected to ...

Argentinian event in Birmingham | Burger contest winners | Beer distributors nominated

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:16:25 -0700

Anjana Schroeder - The sights, sounds and tastes of Argentina are coming to Birmingham next month as part of The Bird & The Bread restaurant’s new dining-and-dance series. Owner Kristin Jonna invited dancers from Birmingham Tango to perform and Pablo Piccolo of Bodega Catena Zapata winery in Medoza, Argentina, to speak on Argentina’s culture and history along with a special selection of wines ...

Detroit Muslim Conference Stirs Controversy

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:56:16 -0700

Detroit Free Press (MI) (Published: 29-Aug 2014 2:05 AM, Received: 2:05:50 AM) By Word Count: 1079 Aug. 29--Thousands of Muslims from across the U.S. are headed to Detroit this weekend for one of the biggest Islamic conventions in North America, a four-day event at which they will discuss the future of their community and faith in America.

Macomb Mall gets H&M: Swedish retailer to open next year

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:32:15 -0700

Kristin Bull - Macomb Mall in Roseville will add H&M to its roster of retail tenants. The Sweden-based clothing shop will open in 20,000 square feet of space in the fall of 2015, the mall announced Friday. Details on the location of the store were not released. Macomb Mall will be the seventh metro Detroit location for H&M. Other stores are at Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills, The Mall at ...

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