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Mackinac Island Named One Of World’s Best Island Destinations

Stepping on the shores of the island is like taking a step back in time, with no cars and no high-rises. Surrounded by clear, blue Great Lakes waters, the island is a tranquil escape from a fast-paced, harried world.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2014

A tour boat speeds past the Grand Hotel (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Mackinac Island: Victorian Charm In Modern Era

It’s free to walk along the streets on Mackiniac Island, where you’ll find shops, churches, museums and other buildings. You’ll also see lots of horses and carriages in lieu of cars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2013

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GalaxE Debuts Love Letter From Detroit To The World At Mackinac Conference

GalaxE.Solutions, an IT developer based in New Jersey but with growing operations in Detroit, has a new wrinkle on its Detroit-centric marketing — a short video called “Love, Detroit,” released at the Detroit Regoinal Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2013

Robert Ficano with WWJ's Vickie Thomas

Mackinac Panel: Think Long Term About Government Finances

Michigan’s future fiscal stability depends on remembering the bitter lessons the state learned in the last downturn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

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Detroit Mayoral Candidates Square Off On Mackinac Island

The four leading candidates for Mayor of Detroit squared off Thursday night in another debate, this time on Mackinac Island as part of the annual Detroit Chamber of Commerce Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

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$8B Pure Michigan Business Connect Program Grows Through Consumers Power, DTE

The state’s $8 billion Pure Michigan Business Connect program continues to grow, with Consumers Energy and DTE Energy committing to a total of $2 billion in spending with other Michigan-based companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

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Mackinac Auto Panel: U.S. Globally Competitive, But At A Cost

The American auto industry is on a “slow and steady growth path up,” even though it now accounts for a mere 12 percent of global auto production, a panel said Wednesday at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

Attendees arrive for the 2013 Mackinac Policy Conference at The Grand Hotel. (Credit: Rob Davidek/WWJ Newsradio 950)

2013 Mackinac Policy Conference Agenda

The conference runs through Wednesday through Friday, May 29-31.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

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Mackinac Policy Conference: “Education Is A Civil Right”

Over 1600 attendees will converge on Mackinac Island starting Wednesday for the beginning of the annual Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

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Policy Conference On Mackinac Island: Gov’t Geared Toward 21st Century

Among those community and business leaders gathering on Mackinac Island will be Tom Watkins, former state school superintendent now US-China business and education consultant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2013

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