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Oakland Energy and Water Ventures

New Investment Fund Seeks Deals In Clean Energy and Water

A new investment fund, Oakland Energy and Water Ventures, announced this week that it’s looking for second-stage deals in energy conservation and water treatment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2014

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Stranger Danger: 2 Children Approached By Suspicious Adults In Oakland County

Police are warning parents to be on the lookout after two instances of “stranger danger” were reported in different Oakland County communities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

Hillel Day School in Farmington Hills (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

School Warns Parents: No More Snow Days, Even If It’s Below Zero

While many schools close when the wind chills drop well below zero, one local school will be bundled up and open for business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2014

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Leaders & Innovators: David Corrigan

DAVID CORRIGAN is president and COO of Corrigan Moving Systems in Farmington Hills. Corrigan Moving Systems is a relocation company. As the third generation at the helm of the company, Corrigan oversees the $75 million operation, including supervising the management team and all 600 employees. He serves as vice chairman for the board of directors of UniGroup and is an active director of the American Moving and Storage Association. He has been recognized as Mover of the Year by Michigan Movers and Warehouseman’s Association. Recently, United Van Lines presented its President’s Quality Award to Corrigan Moving Systems, recognizing the company as the highest quality mover among its 400 agents. The American Moving & Storage Association selected the company as the “Agent of the Year.” Corrigan Moving has 12 offices in four states, including nine in Michigan. The company’s revenue increased 5 percent and the firm hired more than 200 people in the past year, with 10 percent growth in Southeast Michigan. Over his 35-year career with the company, Corrigan has worked in virtually every position, from cleaning the trucks to his current role. He earlier served as operations and general manager at various Corrigan branches, in charge of dispatching crews and managing finances and personnel. He received his bachelor’s degree in transportation administration from Michigan State University. Read the full profile at http://www.ltu.edu/leaders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

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Metro Detroit Home Prices Continue Upward Climb

The number of home sales fell but prices continued their upward march in January compared to a year earlier, according to figures released Monday by the Farmington Hills real estate information firm Realcomp II Ltd.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2014

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Looking For Love? Men’s Clothing Store Serves As Unlikely Matchmaker

If you’re looking for love this Valentine’s Day, a local clothing store might be a better bet than a bar.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2014

Lawrence Technological University's Southfield campus

Johnson Controls To Establish Energy Storage Lab At LTU

Johnson Controls Inc. has announced plans to add an energy storage laboratory and testing center at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2014

DryBox

Fight Back Against The Splash: Machine Rescues ‘Drowned’ Phones

ServPro of Farmington and Farmington Hills, a franchisee of the Texas-based fire and water damage restoration company, has added a device called the DryBox that can dry out and rescue most drowned phones in half an hour.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

St. John Lutheran School presenters (from left) Rebecca Oleskie, Paul Rosa and Justin Judd explain their city to the judges at Monday's Michigan Regional Future City Competition, held at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. WWJ photo / Matt Roush

Rochester School Earns Fourth Straight ESD Future City State Championship

Imagine a city where the vibrations of traffic charge batteries for electric cars, and where those cars can snap into trainlike mass transit. Those were among the ideas that St. John Lutheran School in Rochester used to design a city in China centures into the future. And that city was judged the best of 25 entries in Monday’s Engineering Society of Detroit’s 19th annual Michigan Regional Future City Competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2014

RouteOne

RouteOne Partnering With GM For Online Sales Services

The Farmington Hills-based online auto finance service provider RouteOne LLC Friday announced support for General Motors Inc. initiatives on its online platform.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2014

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