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Sunday, Oct 22

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Calif. wildfires affect vineyard workers and owners

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The deadly and destructive fires imperiled both low-wage workers and the wealthy entrepreneurs who employ them

Saturday, Oct 21

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Shoppers get peek inside Detroit black-owned businesses

More than 60 shoppers boarded two yellow school buses joined the Buy Black Bus Tour on Saturday for a full day of visiting black-owned business in downtown Detroit.

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Podcast: Howes on Big Business game

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Howes says Gov. Rick Snyder's Michigan is back in the Big Business development game – because it has to be.

Big box stores face higher taxes after court ruling

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Michigan Supreme Court sided with a lower court in a case that could change how much big box stores pay in local taxes

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Dave’s Sweet Tooth Toffee sees sweet success

Dave Chmielewski would make toffee for fellow Detroit firefighters. It’s now spread like fire across the world

Gilbert: Detroit has advantages in Amazon bid

Dan Gilbert says Detroit pitch offers Amazon a chance to set up shop in U.S. and Canada

Dave's Sweet Tooth Toffee

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Andrew Chmielewski and his father Dave, of Dave's Sweet Tooth Toffee, show their racks of Peanut Butter Crunch toffee at their Harrison Township warehouse.

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Kids, screens and parental guilt: Time to loosen up?

A report Thursday that kids aged 8 and under average about 2 hours and 19 minutes with screens every day at home.

Friday, Oct 20

23

Woodward Corners’ first tenants serve coffee, burgers

16-acre site next to Beaumont Hospital will have six buildings including grocery store, hotel, other restaurants, retail

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Grand Rapids area makes pitch for Amazon’s 2nd HQ

Amazon is promising $5 billion of investment and says the project could create as many as 50,000 new full-time jobs

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Howes: Mich., gov join incentive game because they must

Cost of doing nothing measured in slower economic growth, weaker personal income expansion, political bragging rights

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Target sees new smaller stores as where it’s headed

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New two-level store in Manhattan’s Herald Square is about one-third the size of Target’s average store

Thursday, Oct 19

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Detroit’s bid delivered to Amazon with video

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Gilbert’s tweet Thursday links to an inspirational ‘Detroit Moves the World’ video

Handmade: Owners of Haberman Fabrics set to retire

New owner has plans to keep the same fabric quality, move the store to Clawson

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FAA: Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

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The government is urging that large, personal electronic devices like laptops be banned from airline checked luggage

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Little Rock drops Amazon bid, ‘It’s not you, it’s us.’

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Little Rock pre-emptively broke up with Amazon rather than submit a long-shot bid for the company’s second headquarters

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Former Ford CEO takes new gig in private equity

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Mark Fields will join TPG Capital as a senior adviser

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JetBlue to stop ticket sales on a dozen travel websites

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JetBlue Airways Corp. said Thursday that the change was the first step in revamping its system of selling tickets online

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Bills unveiled to fix Michigan jobless benefits system

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Michigan’s unemployment benefits agency would assess smaller penalties on jobless workers found to have committed fraud

Inside Michigan’s $7.3B pitch to Foxconn

Document: Michigan offered Foxconn $7.3 billion-plus in incentives to try to land an electronics factory, facility sites

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Jobless claims fall to 222K, lowest in 44 years

The Labor Department says claims for jobless aid dropped by 22,000 to 222,000, fewest since March 1973

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Metro Detroit’s bid for Amazon is a group effort

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Cooperation highlights Detroit’s bid for retail giant’s second headquarters

Smithsonian honors Detroiter as ‘visionary design mind’

“Visionary design mind” says hip hop culture can help cure the sins of architecture, design and gentrification

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New combat helmets offer wider protection

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It protects against bomb fragmentations, blunt impacts, certain rifle projectiles, handgun bullets

Wednesday, Oct 18

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Bull run steady, but fears linger 30 years after crash

As investors learned so painfully on Black Monday, markets can shift quickly.

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Nielsen to share Netflix viewer data

Numbers could help studios negotiate with streaming services

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Corporations to keep tax break lost by millions

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Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump’s sweeping revamp of the tax code

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Trump: US has ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ on taxes

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Trump says, “a lot of people are liking” his plan, which still lacks specific legislation

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U.S. agency withdraws Farmer Fair Practice Rule

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The rule would have made it easier for farmers to sue companies over unfair, discriminatory or deceptive practices