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Re:publica Detroit event to explore access across arts, culture, mobility, new economy, and more

Detroit is partnering with friends in Berlin on more than a shared love of techno. This weekend, Sept. 27-28, community-driven planners in both cities are collaborating on hosting Re:publica Detroit, a transatlantic conversation around a growing digital future. The focus is on access and who receives it in regard to creative expression, economic opportunity, and urban mobility in the age ...

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MiCareerQuest offers students interactive experience with over 1,000 employers

High school students will have an interactive opportunity to experience mobility and other careers firsthand when MiCareerQuest Southeast returns for its second year on Nov. 8 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.   The career exploration fair had a tremendous debut last November, with 8,000 high school students and over 1,000 exhibitors participating. This year over 10,000 students are ...

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Detroit’s Fitzgerald Revitalization Project rolls forward — with some bumps along the way

I’Sha Schultz-Spradlin and her husband Alex couldn’t be happier with their decision to purchase their first home in Detroit’s Fitzgerald neighborhood last year. Originally built in 1925, the home is a rehabbed 800-plus-square-foot house on San Juan Street. Fitzgerald, the Northwest Detroit neighborhood where it’s located, has seen its share of struggles over the last few decades, but it’s a ...

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Massage therapy studio opens in Eastern Market, features Service Industry specials and more

A new business has opened in Eastern Market, one that hopes to take massage therapy and bodywork out of the expensive spas and parlors and into the community. Fiona Maier believes that everyone should have access to massage therapy. That’s why she’s opened Fauna Holistic, a massage spa that aims to keep rates affordable. Fauna offers meditative restoration, deep tissue, ...

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GM Workers Start Collecting $250 Daily Strike Pay As Stoppage Reaches Day 8 – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — As the United Auto Workers’ union strike against General Motors entered its second week Monday, strikers for the first time became eligible for modest strike benefits of $250 a week. Many strikes are over quickly. In 2007, the last national strike against GM lasted only a few days. Another UAW strike against Chrysler that year was resolved in ...

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GM Recalls More Than 107,000 Chevrolet Small SUVs; Suspension Welds Can Break – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — More than 107,000 small SUVs in the U.S. and Canada are being recalled by General Motors. 2018 Chevrolet Trax (Credit: By Darren Brode/ shutterstock.com) The company says a suspension weld can break and cause steering problems and covers the 2015 through 2018 Chevrolet Trax. Documents posted Friday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...

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Local Firm Aims To Revolutionize Global Mail Delivery – Detroit News Watch

Southfield (Detroit News Watch) – Quadrobot CEO Mike Wang wanted to be part of the automated delivery revolution so he moved from China to Detroit a decade ago and attended the College For Creative Studies to learn about automotive design. Mike Wang, CEO of Quadrobot, Joseph Buick, Board Member of Quadrobot, and John Manoogian, Board Member of Quadrobot, with Michigan ...

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