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Schuette, Whitmer Want Three Debates In Michigan Governor’s Race « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Republican Bill Schuette and Democrat Gretchen Whitmer want to square off in at least three televised debates in their race for Michigan governor. Schuette, the state’s attorney general, on Thursday proposed a minimum of three debates before November’s election — one in Detroit, one in Grand Rapids and an additional debate or debates in Flint, Lansing or ...

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Lear Opens $29M Plant On Part Of Flint’s Buick City « Detroit News Watch

FLINT (AP) — Automotive supplier Lear Corp. has started production at a new $29 million plant on part of a massive former manufacturing site in Flint, Michigan. The Detroit News reports the Southfield-based company began limited production in July at the plant, which is located where the Buick City complex once stood. Most of the 390-acre (158-hectare) Buick City closed ...

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Choosing Between Smokers And Teens « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — The year was 2004, and James Monsees and Adam Bowen couldn’t stop taking smoking breaks during a brainstorming session for their joint master’s thesis at Stanford University’s design school. It was during one of these breaks that they decided: Why not create a better way to deliver nicotine? Eleven years later, they unveiled Juul, a device that gives ...

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Shifting Gears in Politics & the Auto Show « Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – After voters went to the polls Tuesday in Michigan’s primary and set the stage for the showdown this fall when they will decide on a new governor, U.S. Senator and countless other elected jobs, the “Michigan Matters” roundtable talked about round two of the process which will wind down Nov. 6. Denise Ilitch, CEO of Ilitch ...

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