Michigan Business


Michigan Regional Unemployment Rates For November

The numbers are out for Michigan’s major labor market areas … seasonally unadjusted jobless rates for October and November.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2014

Faygo soda pop. (Faygo.com)

Faygo Banking On Gold For New Soda Flavor

Michigan’s favorite soda pop is giving it’s fans a chance to win gold this Saint Patrick’s day weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder. (File. Getty Images/Alex Wong)

Governor Addresses China Trade Trip On WWJ

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is in China this week on a mission to promote trade, tourism and cultural exchanges between Michigan and China.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

Weird Spring Weather Impacting Michigan Apple Crop

A warmer-than-normal March followed by some below freezing nights will impact the number of apples available for self-picking at some orchards across the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2012


“Right-To-Work” Supporters Challenged By UAW And Other Unions

Nearly 18 percent of the state’s workers belong to a union. Michigan has the fifth-highest percentage of unionized workers in the U.S.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2012

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Export-Import Bank Sees Great Lakes State As Prime Area For Business

Fred Hochberg, Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, says the Great Lakes state is in a prime position to export a variety of goods overseas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2011

Business Leaders Optimistic On State’s Economic Recovery

A survey of Michigan Business Leaders find them optimistic about the state’s long-term economic recovery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2011

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Winter Storm May Cost Michigan $250 Million

Despite the complaints that the snow storm was overhyped, one firm is estimating that it cost Michigan more than a quarter of a billion dollars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2011