Daily Archives: August 6, 2019

Bikes Barrels and Books returns for second year in North End

The second annual Bikes Barrels and Books fair is back this year to bring together literacy, mobility, and sustainability resources all in one place.   There’s a void of these three things in the North End neighborhood, says organizer Jamii Tata, who is also the owner of KAN Books, where the event is taking place on Aug. 10. The neighborhood ...

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How 3 metro Detroiters found rewarding careers in the industry

The building where John Abraham works looks like a snapshot from the future. The 25,000-square-foot facility, known as the Communication and Technology Center (COMTEC), is the headquarters of Macomb County’s Road Department Traffic Operations Center. Staff members process a dizzying array of information from numerous monitoring and dispatch stations, including an enormous 20-by-50-foot video wall grid that’s connected to a ...

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Mission To Mars Could Cause Learning Impairment And Anxiety – Detroit News Watch

  (CNN) — On a long-term spaceflight mission to Mars, astronauts will be continuously exposed to low-dose radiation in deep space. A new study found that this exposure can cause impairments in the brains of mice, resulting in learning and memory issues as well as anxiety. The study was published Monday in the journal eNeuro. Previous studies looking at the effect ...

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SpaceLab Detroit, Detroit Cabinet Manufacturing open new coworking space in Northwest Detroit

Along with pop-up retail shops and restaurants, another trend that’s surged in popularity in Detroit over the past several years has been coworking and shared office spaces. Rather than work from home, entrepreneurs and independent contractors pay monthly rates, enjoying in shared resources and amenities, as well as networking opportunities. And like pop-ups, the majority of coworking spaces to open in ...

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Central Michigan Coordinator Joins Georgia Tech Staff – Detroit News Watch

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Central Michigan offensive coordinator Chris Ostrowsky has joined new Georgia Tech coach Gofff Collins’ staff as a senior offensive advisor. Ostrowsky coached at Central Michigan the last two seasons following five seasons as Northern Michigan’s coach. Central Michigan quarterback Shane Morris threw for 27 touchdowns, second-most in school history, and 3,237 yards under Ostrowsky in 2017. ...

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