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Ford Posts First Quarter Losses Overseas – Detroit News Watch

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) – Ford Motor Co. has reported its first quarterly loss in two years due to a pension accounting charge and poor performances in Europe and China. The Dearborn, Michigan, company on Wednesday said it lost $116 million, or 3 cents a share, in the fourth quarter, compared with a $2.52 billion profit in the same period a ...

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Submit your story of business success for Startup Story Night 2019

The New Economy Initiative (NEI), in partnership with Model D, is excited to announce the Startup Story Night 2019: “Don’t Call It a Comeback” event.  And we’re seeking your assistance in identifying entrepreneurs who would be interested in a storytelling opportunity. Share YOUR story of taking your business from the brink to triumph. Four lucky storytellers will have the opportunity to workshop their story with Shannon ...

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Microsoft to provide Wayne State University with tech jobs training curriculum

Microsoft has taken a greater interest in Detroit of late. Last year, the company moved its regional headquarters downtown, and Microsoft-owned LinkedIn secured a permanent office downtown as well.  This month, Microsoft and Wayne State University announced that they will team up to improve job prospects in the tech industry by providing its Microsoft Professional Program curriculum free of charge. ...

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Golightly Career and Technical Center in Jefferson Chalmers innovates with career-focused education

Vocational training has not been historically popular in the United States, where a four-year college education has long been the preferred path for success after high school. But a shift is undoubtedly underway.  In 2014, President Barack Obama announced funding for over $100 million in Youth CareerConnect grants for school districts to build career academies that create pathways in high-demand ...

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FREE Tickets… While Supplies Last! – Detroit News Watch

The North American International Auto Show is returning to Cobo Center January 19th – 27th, and CBS 62 has FREE tickets… while supplies last! For a limited time only, CBS 62 has tickets available for pick-up, here at our CBS 62 Studios. CBS 62 Studios: 26905 W. 11 Mile Road Southfield, MI 48033 Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30a-5:30p Note that while you ...

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Top Awards Go To Hyundai & Ram – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – Hyundai & Ram get top awards at the 2019 North American Auto Show in Detroit. The Hyundai Genesis G70 and Hyundai Kona took the car and utility awards, respectively, surprising officials with the South Korean automaker. The Genesis competed against the Honda Insight and Volvo S60/V60, and the Kona bested the Acura RDX and Jaguar I-Pace. “After ...

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