- Thursday, May 16, 2013
Compuware plans IPO for Covisint subsidiary
Software development company Compuware Corp. says it’s planning an initial public offering for its Covisint Corp. subsidiary.Continued ...
House panel set to OK cut in food stamp program
A House committee rebuffed Democratic efforts Wednesday to keep the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program whole, as debate on the farm bill turned into a theological discourse on helping the poor.Continued ...
- Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths
It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America’s green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm’s spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground.Continued ...
Business in Brief: 05/15/2013
TEDx speaker match; Evaluation planning; Employment forecast. (Plus more)Continued ...
Feds probe V-8 trouble
U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating complaints that the engines can stall without warning in three Chrysler and Dodge brand cars.Continued ...
- Tuesday, May 14, 2013
App brings perks to merchants
Joe Walker has been a techie for more than 20 years, but it was a weekend of “X-Boxing” and a love of northern Michigan that sparked the start of Ozmott.Continued ...
Fred Goldenberg: Wednesday's expo a don't miss for seniors
Many people ascribe to the belief that as the ball dropped in Times Square on Jan. 1, 1946, the first baby boomer was born and that 76 million births later, our lifestyle and ideas for the future have the country turned upside down.Continued ...
GM: Supercomputers to keep recalls in check
A new supercomputing data center and a fledgling shift to bring software development in-house should help General Motors limit the size of future safety recalls, a top company official said.Continued ...
- Sunday, May 12, 2013
Book documents history of local electric cooperative
It's hard to envision the darkness of night that blanketed the region's rural areas 75 years ago.Continued ...
Jason Tank: Pay off mortgage — or not?
Q: My husband and I are 60 years old and we have a $100,000 mortgage with about six years left on it. Should we just use some of our investments to pay it off now?Continued ...
Business in Brief: 05/12/2013
Business briefs for 05/12/13:Continued ...
Business Memoranda: 05/12/2013
McDonald’s owner/operator Jason Richards has taken ownership of McDonald’s restaurants in Manistee and Benzonia.Continued ...
- Saturday, May 11, 2013
Cicada mania not coming to Michigan this year
The grand emergence of 17-year cicadas this year in the eastern United States is already causing quite a buzz.Continued ...
Ag Forum: Farm work helps mom live long life
My mother was born in 1917, and she has a pretty good chance of seeing 2017. She’s still living in her own home, taking care of herself and even mowing the grass.Continued ...
Futures File: Coffee prices buzz higher
Coffee prices have climbed for seven consecutive days, rising nearly sixteen cents per pound (+12 percent).Continued ...
Farm Focus in Brief: 05/11/2013
Scholarships offered; Free webinar.Continued ...
- Friday, May 10, 2013
Van maker backed by Energy Dept. loans shuts down
A Michigan company that received a $50 million federal loan to make vans for the disabled has stopped production and laid off its 100 workers.Continued ...
Building Permits: 05/10/2013
Building permits issued in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
The Record: 05/10/2013
Assumed names filed in Grand Traverse County:Continued ...
Real Estate Transfers: 05/10/2013
Address, asking price and sold price:Continued ...
- Thursday, May 9, 2013
NRC commissioner, congressman to visit plant
A Nuclear Regulatory Commission member and a Michigan congressman plan to visit the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant, which was taken off line over a repeated water leak problem.Continued ...
Obama pressed to do more on jobs
The nation’s slowly improving jobs picture hides problems like stagnant wages and fewer working hours that strike directly at President Barack Obama’s base of support — young people, racial minorities and the less affluent.Continued ...
Restaurant to pay $60K for ejecting kids with skin condition
A Detroit-area restaurant will pay $60,000 for telling a family to leave because the children had a genetic skin condition, the U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday.Continued ...
31 held in probe of $50M diamond heist
Unlike the brilliant thieves in “Ocean’s Eleven,” it appears that those behind the clockwork-precision, $50 million diamond heist at Brussels Airport may not get a Hollywood ending.Continued ...
- Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Bills would allow wine tasting at farmers markets
The state Senate unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that would allow small winemakers to get permits to offer tastings and sell wine at farmers markets around Michigan.Continued ...