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Statewide average gas prices nearly unchanged « Detroit News Watch

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) – AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are nearly unchanged in the past week. The Dearborn-based auto club said late Sunday that the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.68 per gallon. Prices are about 11 cents more than at the same point last year. Michigan’s lowest average price was about $2.63 per ...

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Feds Widen Safety Probes Of Ford, VW And Nissan « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – The U.S. government’s highway safety agency is expanding three investigations for brake and air bag troubles that could affect more than 2.3 million vehicles from Ford, Volkswagen and Nissan. The expansions by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration were announced Monday and over the weekend on the agency’s website after investigators found more consumer complaints about the ...

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Why our current K-12 curriculum is failing students

This essay is part of the 2018 essay series “VOICES: Overcoming Challenges in Learning” from Michigan Nightlight. In this series, we feature the authentic voices of teachers, parents, students, administrators, counselors, medical practitioners, and others about a challenge to learning they’ve encountered and how they are working to overcome it. David Gamlin is the vice president and program director at ...

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Business leaders on Avenue of Fashion explore new era for the historic corridor

In its heyday, Livernois’ Avenue of Fashion was a shopping destination for all variety of expensive clothes and accessories.  “It became big in the ’50s and early ’60s,” says Michael Dolphin, director of the Avenue of Fashion Business Association (AFBA). “We had B. Siegel’s department store, big name retail stores. You could buy anything: furs, jewelry, high-end men’s and women’s ...

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No Surprise In Michigan, It’s GM’s Mary Barra « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT – (Detroit News Watch/ Business.org) – Business.org named 70 of the Most Inspirational Women Leaders in 2018 and there a few familiar names on here, including Ellen, Oprah, Sheryl Crow, Chelsea Clinton, Jessica Alba and Michigan’s own Mary Barra.Mary Teresa Barra was born in Waterford, Michigan. She the chairman and CEO of General Motors Company. She was named Forbes’ ...

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