Rochester

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

Fiber optic cables. Wikimedia Commons photo from Sandia National Laboratories

NY Firm Building New Fiber Data Network In Metro Detroit

Rochester, N.Y.-based Fibertech Networks says it plans to install more than 750 route miles of new fiber optic cable in Detroit and its suburbs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2014

Benjamin Thomas Lawrence (Booking Photo)

School Security Guard Charged With Sexting Teen Student

A security guard at a metro Detroit high school has been charged after sexually explicit photos were texted to a 15-year-old female student.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2013

HR Notices From Dec. 12

The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2013

Oakland University's Central Heating Plant will be the site of a new combined heat and power generation system slated for completion in late 2015. Oakland University photo.

Oakland U, Chevron Partner To Advance Green Heating On Campus

Oakland University Thursday announced it had partnered with Chevron Energy Solutions to install a combined heat and power co-generation system designed to reduce campus utility costs, provide necessary infrastructure upgrades and support educational resources.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2013

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Four OU INC Clients Named Semifinalists In Innovation Contest

Four OU INC SmartZone affiliates have been named semi-finalists in North America’s largest business plan contest, the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

Hitachi Capital America

Hennessey Capital Takes Its Buyer’s Name: Hitachi Business Finance

Hennessey Capital, the local business capital provider purchased by Hitachi Capital America Corp. a year ago, has now changed its name to Hitachi Business Finance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

Wine Papa Joes (2)

Wine Tasting Takes On Casual Tone At Area Market

Cherries, musty basement, pears, pomegranate and cat pee. All of those terms are used to describe wine and not all of them are derogatory.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2013

Crittenton Hospital Medical Center in Rochester.

Pink Slips Doled Out At Crittenton Hospital To Staff And Patient Care Workers

Crittenton’s marketing director Brian Birney says they’ve been trying to put together programs to reduce the total cost of care.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2013

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Stem Cell Scientists To Update State, Local Leaders On Research Progress

Members of the Oakland University William Beaumont Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine will welcome U.S. Rep. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Hills) and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to a formal update presentation on progress the institute’s research scientists are making in a variety of medical disciplines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

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