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Sen. Carl Levin (File Photo)

Sen. Carl Levin Will Not Seek Re-Election

Saying it was “an extremely difficult decision” Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., announced late Thursday afternoon he will not seek re-election in 2014.

CBS Detroit–03/07/2013

Automation Alley headquarters in Troy

Nine Michigan Firms Joining Automation Alley For Domestic Trade Mission To D.C.

Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and Macomb County Government, announced today that nine companies from Southeast Michigan will participate in a domestic trade mission to the Association of the United States Army 2012 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Washington, D.C. Oct. 22–24.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2012

Internet2

Internet2, Educause Partner To Deliver eText Pilot

Washington, D.C.-based Educause and Ann Arbor-based Internet2 Wednesday announced a series of pilot efforts to evaluate technologies and business models in the fast evolving migration from traditional textbooks to digital learning materials.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2012

A smart meter installed in Europe. Picture from Wikimedia Commons.

DTE Vendor Says Utility Hits Smart Meter Milestone

Itron, Inc. (Nasdaq:ITRI) announced Monday that Detroit-based DTE Energy has now installed 800,000 Itron customer energy measurement devices, including smart electric meters and gas modules, in its Southeastern Michigan service area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

President Obama speaks at In Performance at the White House: Red, White and Blues (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Wrecking The White House

President Obama has made too many changes to the White House and had too many parties to be allowed back for another 4 years.

07/27/2012

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MTEC SmartZone – Finlandia Entrepreneur Support Center Honored In D.C.

ESC’s high-tech facility features business-grade computer and telecommunications equipment along with professional business consultants. In just over a year, more than 60 entrepreneurs received services and 32 LLCs have been filed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2012

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MichBio to Visit Capitol Hill on Pending User Fee Reauthorizations

MichBio, the biosciences industry association in Michigan, announced today that it is visiting Capitol Hill Monday and Tuesday. The primary agenda item will be the pending User Fee reauthorizations — Prescription Drug User Fee Act and Medical Device User Fee Act (MDUFA) — as well as the new Generic Drug User Fee Act and Biologics and Interchangeable Products User Fee Act.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012

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Local Congressman To Introduce Bill To Halt Foreclosures

13th District U.S. Representative Hansen Clarke will introduce legislation this week that would place a moratorium on home foreclosures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2012

X-Rite technology at work. Photo: X-Rite

X-Rite To Be Acquired By Danaher For $5.55 A Share

Michigan is losing another corporate headquarters, as Kentwood-based X-Rite Inc. announced Tuesday it would be acquired for $5.55 a share, or $525 million, by Washington, D.C.-based Danaher.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

Kyle Quincey #27 of the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena in file photo. (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Capitals 5, Red Wings 3

The Detroit Red Wings rallied in the third period but fall short – losing to the Washington Capitals 5-3 on Monday night.

97.1 The Ticket–03/20/2012

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