Business

For first time, five businesses move on to final round of Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest

It’s been a historic year for the Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest so far, with a bigger than ever grand prize of $100,000, a record number of applications, and now five Detroit businesses are moving on to the final round instead of four.   “We had such an incredible interest in this year’s Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest, from the record 444 submissions ...

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Here’s how educators are learning to empathetically foster resilience in children affected by trauma

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.   Divorce, a parent’s death or imprisonment, domestic violence, sexual abuse, and the daily experience of racism. They’re all sadly common events, known as adverse childhood experiences or ...

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10 semifinalists announced for 2019 Hatch Detroit contest

A bookstore, gaming lounge, vintage clothing shop, and more are among the businesses selected out of nearly 450 applications – a record – in this year’s Hatch Detroit entrepreneur competition. Now in its ninth year, Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest has helped popular businesses such as Sister Pie, Lip Bar, and La Feria launch. The competition launched in 2011, during the ...

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Fiat Chrysler pays $40M Fine For Lying About Sales Numbers With Help Of A ‘Cookie Jar’ – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Fiat Chrysler agreed to a $40 million fine to settle charges that it lied to investors for years about how many cars it was selling. The cooking of sales figures took place between 2012 and 2016 with the help of a database of unreported sales known internally as the “cookie jar,” according to a statement Friday from the ...

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The Salesman Who Sold The First Ford Mustang Built Will Be Reunited With It – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — A retired salesman in Canada is heading to the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, to be reunited with a Ford Mustang he accidentally sold 55 years ago. Retired salesman Harry Phillips is heading to the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, to be reunited with a Ford Mustang he accidentally sold 55 years ago. Ahead of the launch of ...

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Bernie Sanders Will Join UAW Picket Lines In Detroit Wednesday – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Sen. Bernie Sanders will be joining UAW Workers on the picket lines in Detroit Wednesday. Sanders was expected to arrive at the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant around 10:30 a.m. The Democratic presidential candidate is not the first Democratic presidential candidate to picket with UAW union members. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, protested with General Motors workers Sunday ...

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Medicina Urbana enters second year of serving Southwest Detroit

When Dr. Mark Beard was in his early days of medical school, he became a faithful discipline of osteopathy, a branch of medicine that emphasizes a holistic approach to healing a person’s illness. So when he opened Medicina Urbana in Southwest Detroit last year, Beard didn’t want to be a “pill mill” rushing to prescribe drugs to alleviate his patients’ ...

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Telva McGruder, Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan

Driven – Mobility Moment: Telva McGruder, Girl Scounts of Southeastern Michigan Welcome to Driven’s Mobility Moments Podcast where we talk with the people building the mobility ecosystem in the Detroit region. I’m Claire Charlton and today I’m spending time with a little robot that is playing an important role in building our future STEM talent. This is the sound of ...

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