Daily Archives: June 25, 2019

Tax incentives OK’d for Chemical Bank building developer – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — Nearly $17 million in tax incentives were announced by Michigan economic development officials for a downtown Detroit building that is set to serves as Chemical Financial Corp.’s headquarters. The 20-story structure will go up after demolishing a vacant office building near Grand Circus Park. It was announced Tuesday by the Michigan Economic Development Corp., ...

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Safety Tech Features Keep Drivers Safe – Detroit News Watch

   (CNN) — Most drivers with advanced auto safety technologies in their cars say the features have helped keep them out of crashes, according to a new survey from Consumer Reports. About 57% of respondents said features like automatic emergency braking, blind spot warning and lane keeping assistance have helped prevent collisions. The responses covered about 72,000 vehicles with the features, according to ...

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American Riad to open this fall as hub for arts, culture, community building in North End

At the corner of Oakland Avenue and Euclid Street in Detroit’s North End, on a sunny Thursday in June, about a dozen people are buzzing around a lot where scaffolding and construction netting are strewn about. A few folks are fitting wooden planks together, while others are welding together a series of wide umbrella-like structures that cast dappled imaginative shadows ...

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Certain Medications Linked To Dementia – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Scientists have long found a possible link between anticholinergic drugs and an increased risk of dementia. A study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday suggests that the link is strongest for certain classes of anticholinergic drugs — particularly antidepressants, bladder antimuscarinics, antipsychotics and antiepileptic drugs. Researchers wrote in the study that “there was nearly a 50% increased odds of ...

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Ford Invests $1 Billion Into Chicago Plant – Detroit News Watch

CHICAGO (AP) — Ford has unveiled its $1 billion investment into the automaker’s Chicago plants, including at the company’s oldest continuously producing facility. The Dearborn, Michigan-based company on Monday said it took one month to update the Chicago Assembly Plant to make its Explorer, Police Interceptor Utility and Lincoln Aviator models. Ford officials say scrap metal weighing the equivalent of ...

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Michigan providers pursue holistic model for more affordable and effective healthcare

This article is part of State of Health, a series examining integrated care and its potential to improve Michiganders’ health. It is made possible with funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund. We’re all used to the idea that primary, behavioral, dental, vision, and substance abuse care are separate disciplines housed in separate facilities. But many in the healthcare world ...

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Slack Is Now Worth Billions – Detroit News Watch

 (CNN) — Five years ago, Slack officially launched out of the ashes of a failed gaming project. Now the company is worth more than $20 billion. Slack, the workplace communication tool popular in tech and media circles, began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, making it the latest tech unicorn to race to Wall Street this year. But Slack took a ...

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