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Sunday, May 27

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‘Solo’ sputters with $83.3M at box office

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 million in ticket sales

16

8 finalists selected in Midtown design competition

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Public presentations in the DIA Plaza and Midtown Cultural Connections competition will be made June 13-14

Saturday, May 26

23

Protesters: 'Belle Isle no place for a car race'

A small group of conservationists gathered outside Belle Isle Park Saturday to protest the annual Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix being held at the park.

16

Podcast: Howes on Trump's auto tariffs

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Trump's proposed tariffs on foreign-made cars and trucks aren’t so much the 'national security' issue he says they are.

04

After Echo misfire, ways to protect your own privacy

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You can minimize the odds of unpleasant voice-enabled technology privacy surprises with these tips.

02

Publix suspends political giving amid anti-NRA protest

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Survivors of the Parkland school shooting lay down in “die ins” at two Publix supermarkets Friday to protest NRA support

Friday, May 25

23

Michigan offered Amazon $4 billion package to build HQ2 in Detroit

The Detroit News

Details come as Dan Gilbert secures state incentives for $2.2 billion in new construction in downtown Detroit.

21

Global engineering firm headquarters to move to Detroit

The Detroit News

Mayor Mike Duggan announces that Tata Technologies will move to vacant building in TechTown

17

Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

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His remarks came after an ex-Fed official said Trump did not appear to view the Fed as an independent body

14

For CEOs, $11.7M a year is just middle of the pack

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For the first time, the government required companies to show just how much more bosses make than the typical employee

06

Howes: Trump auto tariffs answer a question the global industry is not asking

In name of 'national security,' president seeks large levies on foreign-built metal -- potentially including Detroit Three vehicles sold at home.

05

Detroit-based online sneaker market’s stock soaring

StockX is currently doing more than $2 million in sales a day, a number which equates to more than $700 million a year

Jury recommends $25M in Johnson & Johnson lawsuit

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The lawsuit was brought by a woman who claimed she developed cancer by using the company’s talc-based baby powder

02

Amazon: Echo device sent family’s conversation

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An “unlikely” string of events prompted Amazon’s Echo to record a Portland family’s private conversation and send it.

Thursday, May 24

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Musk stock-option tweet violates labor law, UAW alleges

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Union alleges Tesla violated law by threatening to take away employee stock options in retaliation for union activity

21

McDonald’s not ready to let go of plastic straws

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A shareholder proposal to pressure the world’s biggest hamburger chain on the matter was voted down

07

Gilbert aims to woo tech firms to fill 4 new developments

Dan Gilbert aims to woo top tech firms to the 4 massive downtown Detroit developments just awarded $618 million in tax incentives.

04

Dialing back smartphone habit

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There are paths to getting a respite from the constant stream of alerts and ‘likes’

Wednesday, May 23

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Mixed-use $2.5M complex underway on Detroit’s west side

Detroit-based real estate company announces plans for a 50,000-square-foot development near Grand River and Warren.

22

Feds: Detroit airport manager took bribes, ate evidence

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Feds indict ex-airport official James Warner as bribery scandal widens

Fed minutes: Another rate hike likely ‘soon’

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The minutes of the Fed’s May 1-2 meeting showed that officials were generally upbeat about the prospects for the economy

21

Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

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Comcast and Disney are on the verge of a head-to-head bidding war for Fox’s entertainment properties

19

Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade

Trump declared in a tweet that a more detailed agreement “will be too hard to get done”

Twitter to add special labels to political candidates

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Twitter says the move is to provide users with “authentic information”

16

Detroiters to hunt for gold Timbits on Doughnut Day

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First customer to ask for “gold Timbits” at select locations on June 1 to get free doughnuts for a year

15

Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank rules

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The House voted 258-159 on Tuesday to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law

Dow Chemical adds first Canada sales office in 20 years

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Dow Chemical was attracted to Canada’s "tremendous growth,” the president of North American operations said

13

Target’s 1Q profit falls short amid transition

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The Minneapolis retailer on Wednesday reported a profit of $718 million, or $1.33 per share

Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers OK strike

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Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in over three decades

04

Majestic Theatre to undergo $1M renovation

Fixes include restoring façade, upgrades to stage and concert hall at Detroit music venue