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South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak (2nd L) looks at an electric car during a dedication ceremony for LG Chem's car battery plant at the town of Ochang in Cheongwon county, about 100 kms south of Seoul, on April 6, 2011. South Korea's LG Chem completed the world's largest battery plant for electric cars, vowing to become a top car battery producer by 2015.  (DONG-A ILBO/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Energy Stimulus Grant $ Spent On Playing Games, Watching Videos

A U.S. Energy report accuses a Michigan-based battery maker of wasting federal funds and failing to move production to the state from South Korea.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2013

MEDC

MEDC In Deal With Local First

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. has partnered with Local First, a West Michigan economic and community development organization, in a two-year pilot program intended to build a stronger local and regional economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

2 Holland Firefighters Hurt At Burning Apartments

Western Michigan authorities say two firefighters were hurt when a roof collapsed on them as they battled a blaze at an apartment complex.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

Conpoto

‘Buy A Round’ The Virtual Way With New Program

The Holland-based social media service Conpoto.com has signed East Lansing-based property and hospitality managemnet company Equity-Vest Inc. onto the Conpoto service, allowing businesses and consumers to “buy a round” for people in a bar or restaurant, even if they aren’t present.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2012

Holland Airport Board OKs Plan For $3.6M Terminal

The board in charge of Holland’s airport has hired an engineering firm to draft plans for a new terminal that’s expected to cost about $3.6 million.

12/11/2012

Holland batteries

Federal Battery Labs Coming For Holland, Ann Arbor

New battery research laboratories will be built in Holland and Ann Arbor under a $120 million federal Enegy Department grant that will create the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research at Argonne National Laboratory near Chicago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2012

2 Face Charges After Threatening Store Detective With Gun On Black Friday

Two women face armed robbery charges after threatening an Old Navy store detective with a gun during Black Friday shopping.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2012

Event Notices From November 6

The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

Squirrel Dinner Gone Awry May Cost Cooker $10,000

Damage from a southwest Michigan apartment complex fire believed to have been sparked by a resident trying to cook a squirrel with a propane torch is estimated at $1.4 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2012

Torch Used To Singe Squirrel May Have Sparked Fire

Authorities say person using a propane torch in preparing to eat a squirrel may have sparked an apartment complex fire that displaced dozens of people in southwestern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012

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