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Crain's Detroit Business
Food companies sought for Aug. 22 Crain's summitis looking for companies that fit into three categories: Impact companies, tho
Food companies sought for Aug. 22 Crain's summit
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
is looking for companies that fit into three categories: Impact companies, those that are helping to bring healthy food to underserved communities, and that with some coaching and mentoring can take their business to the next... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Money's not enough: The unconventional way Detroit is filling Head Start classroomsget help from the parents,” Jones said. (Photo: (Erin Einhorn/Chalkbeat)) Of t
Money's not enough: The unconventional way Detroit is filling Head Start classrooms
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
get help from the parents,” Jones said. (Photo: (Erin Einhorn/Chalkbeat)) Of the 4,895 seats that the federal government funds for Head Start programs in Detroit, nearly 800 are empty because providers have struggled to fill and open... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Obamacare: Is it helping or hindering?have an ACA-compliant plan, but trying to adhere to that law has cost some peop
Obamacare: Is it helping or hindering?
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 days ago
have an ACA-compliant plan, but trying to adhere to that law has cost some people, including many right here in West Michigan, hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars. You can purchase a plan either on the market place through the federal... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Attention food companies: Here's a chance to make your pitch(maybe even an idea) and need coaching and mentoring. A company that can make a
Attention food companies: Here's a chance to make your pitch
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 6 days ago
(maybe even an idea) and need coaching and mentoring. A company that can make an impact, such as those helping to bring healthy food to underserved communities. 2. Early-stage companies that have some investment and revenue but are looking for... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsvehicle in place to singularly focus on ensuring those needs are met, that ther
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
vehicle in place to singularly focus on ensuring those needs are met, that there's accountability for the large amounts of funds that will be directed to the city, and that Flint residents have a voice in how their city moves forward. It's an idea... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsvehicle in place to singularly focus on ensuring those needs are met, that ther
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
vehicle in place to singularly focus on ensuring those needs are met, that there's accountability for the large amounts of funds that will be directed to the city, and that Flint residents have a voice in how their city moves forward. It's an idea... Read more
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News 10 WILX
State lawmakers demand better access to mental health carestatement in part that, "We create an individualized plan of care for each pati
State lawmakers demand better access to mental health care
News 10 WILX / Posted 8 days ago
statement in part that, "We create an individualized plan of care for each patient based on evidenced-based practices and Michigan's mental health code guidelines." For this family, it's a mission to get help to those who need it, and to keep the... Read more
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Raw Story
Here are 6 ways Oklahoma Republicans prove they don’t care about kids after they’re bornstarts and stops at the abortion clinic. For those who have been born, Oklahoma
Here are 6 ways Oklahoma Republicans prove they don’t care about kids after they’re born
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
starts and stops at the abortion clinic. For those who have been born, Oklahoma’s legislature has slashed and burned funding that helps them have a better, safer and happier life. Since Fallin took office five years ago, she and the... Read more
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MLive.com
Why Michigan should care about Detroit schoolsThe largest school district in Michigan stands at a financial crossroads, with
Why Michigan should care about Detroit schools
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
The largest school district in Michigan stands at a financial crossroads, with the state's Legislature weighing how to finance its opportunity for rebirth. The questions facing officials in coming weeks involve Detroit Public Schools and $500... Read more
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USA Today
Want to help Haiti? Act like a touristmade. A business group she led in March visited a Haitian-led cooperative for w
Want to help Haiti? Act like a tourist
USA Today / Posted 8 days ago
made. A business group she led in March visited a Haitian-led cooperative for which their farming equipment company had funded literacy training. "The people who usually travel with me are those who are interested in understanding how we make a... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Four Michigan cities receive grants to boost health in low-income neighborhoodsRobert Wood Johnson Foundation, Reinvestment Fund provide $3 million in funding
Four Michigan cities receive grants to boost health in low-income neighborhoods
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 11 days ago
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Reinvestment Fund provide $3 million in funding for 50 midsize cities. Photo by Oakland County Pontiac will use part of its funding to... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
4 Michigan cities receive grants to boost health in low-income neighborhoodsRobert Wood Johnson Foundation, Reinvestment Fund provide $3 million in funding
4 Michigan cities receive grants to boost health in low-income neighborhoods
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 11 days ago
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Reinvestment Fund provide $3 million in funding for 50 midsize cities. Four Michigan cities – Flint, Pontiac, Lansing and Grand Rapids – have... Read more
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KTVB Boise
From Chicken Dinner Road to Foxboroby an injury. Leno played so well as a starter that the Bears kept Bushrod, a t
From Chicken Dinner Road to Foxboro
KTVB Boise / Posted 11 days ago
by an injury. Leno played so well as a starter that the Bears kept Bushrod, a two-time Pro Bowler, on the bench when he was healthy again. The guy on the opposite end of the O-line, star right tackle Kyle Long, is excited about Leno. He is so... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
From Chicken Dinner Road to Foxboroby an injury. Leno played so well as a starter that the Bears kept Bushrod, a t
From Chicken Dinner Road to Foxboro
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 11 days ago
by an injury. Leno played so well as a starter that the Bears kept Bushrod, a two-time Pro Bowler, on the bench when he was healthy again. The guy on the opposite end of the O-line, star right tackle Kyle Long, is excited about Leno. He is so... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Revenue shortfall can't imperil Flint, DPSshortfall, thanks largely to drops in both sales and corporate income tax colle
Revenue shortfall can't imperil Flint, DPS
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
shortfall, thanks largely to drops in both sales and corporate income tax collections. Because the state has a rainy day fund, and plans to transfer millions more to that account in this fiscal year, that $460-million revenue shortfall need not... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
State lawmakers face $460M budget holeLANSING, MICH. - Gov. Rick Snyder and Michigan lawmakers must cut their 2017 sp
State lawmakers face $460M budget hole
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 days ago
LANSING, MICH. - Gov. Rick Snyder and Michigan lawmakers must cut their 2017 spending plan to account for an unexpected $460-million budget hole, officials said after a revenue-estimating conference Tuesday. The budget gap is the combined result of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Faced with shortfall, Snyder to trim State of Michigan spending plansincreases in the 2017 budget Snyder presented in February could see smaller inc
Faced with shortfall, Snyder to trim State of Michigan spending plans
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
increases in the 2017 budget Snyder presented in February could see smaller increases, Roberts said. For example, the Healthy Kids dental program, which was slated for expansion to all Michigan counties in 2017, could be expanded to a smaller... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan still fine tuning Medicaid mental health system Here are the other stories from this special health care report focusing on m
Michigan still fine tuning Medicaid mental health system
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 16 days ago
Here are the other stories from this special health care report focusing on mental health: President John F. Kennedy started the mental health deinstitutionalization ball rolling early in... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Stabenow bill aims to increase use of woodwood buildings do not exceed three to four stories in height, according to the
Stabenow bill aims to increase use of wood
The Mining Journal / Posted 18 days ago
wood buildings do not exceed three to four stories in height, according to the release. The Timber Innovation Act would fund grants to colleges and universities to conduct research and development that would help modernize building codes for... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Cold Frontfans have surely heard that two out-of-towners are setting up full brewing oper
Cold Front
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
fans have surely heard that two out-of-towners are setting up full brewing operations in town: Colorado's Oskar Blues and Michigan's Atwater. Both have intentions of packaging their beer regionally as a distribution cost saver and quality control... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Cancer has never met a tougher opponent than Dick Vitalesports or broadcaster's Hall of Fame or calling another Louisville, Kentucky or
Cancer has never met a tougher opponent than Dick Vitale
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 19 days ago
sports or broadcaster's Hall of Fame or calling another Louisville, Kentucky or Indiana basketball game. "I've got five healthy grandchildren," he said. "It breaks my heart whenever I talk to a parent or grandparent who has lost a child. I can't... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Get your house in shape for iconic summer experiencesnaturally feel cooler), meeting and greeting your neighbors, and pocketing a li
Get your house in shape for iconic summer experiences
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 19 days ago
naturally feel cooler), meeting and greeting your neighbors, and pocketing a little mad money for your summer indulgence fund. Ice cream, anyone? Page 2 of 2 - Mosquito invasionAlong with all the pleasures of summer come a few downsides, like... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Foundations plan to commit nearly $125 million to support FlintAdditional partners are expected to announce their support soon. “Flint’s wate
Foundations plan to commit nearly $125 million to support Flint
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 20 days ago
Additional partners are expected to announce their support soon. “Flint’s water crisis is far from over. While some funds and services have been provided, we’re still waiting for the state and federal governments to step up, replace damaged... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
10 foundations pledge nearly $125 million to help Flint rebuildare acknowledging that the "Flint water crisis is far from over" by giving almo
10 foundations pledge nearly $125 million to help Flint rebuild
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 20 days ago
are acknowledging that the "Flint water crisis is far from over" by giving almost $125 million to help the beleaguered Michigan city cope with health challenges, lagging economic development and implementing consistent early childhood... Read more
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MLive.com
Philanthropic groups pledge $125M for recovery from Flint water crisisFlint," White said. "It was important to make sure that people felt comfortable
Philanthropic groups pledge $125M for recovery from Flint water crisis
MLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
Flint," White said. "It was important to make sure that people felt comfortable staying in Flint and families could have a healthy future here. There's no magic pill for the effects of this crisis, but we did feel that these six criteria created a... Read more
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TechCrunch
WaterO brings reverse osmosis drinking water to the kitchen tablesolve the Flint water problem.” WaterO’s CEO wasn’t claiming to have the catcha
WaterO brings reverse osmosis drinking water to the kitchen table
TechCrunch / Posted 21 days ago
solve the Flint water problem.” WaterO’s CEO wasn’t claiming to have the catchall solution to the lead problem plaguing the Michigan city, but his company was in a unique position to lend a hand. Since then, the Los Angeles-based startup announced... Read more
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TechCrunch
WaterO brings reverse osmosis drinking water to the kitchen tablesolve the Flint water problem.” WaterO’s CEO wasn’t claiming to have the catcha
WaterO brings reverse osmosis drinking water to the kitchen table
TechCrunch / Posted 21 days ago
solve the Flint water problem.” WaterO’s CEO wasn’t claiming to have the catchall solution to the lead problem plaguing the Michigan city, but his company was in a unique position to lend a hand. Since then, the Los Angeles-based startup announced... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Thousands Of CT Children Have Lead Poisoning, But Testing Misses Manyvice president at the Farmington-based Child Health and Development Institute,
Thousands Of CT Children Have Lead Poisoning, But Testing Misses Many
Hartford Courant / Posted 23 days ago
vice president at the Farmington-based Child Health and Development Institute, which is under the nonprofit Children's Fund of Connecticut. She says that because Connecticut's screening laws are stricter than the federal government's, some... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communitieslocated in rural areas and over six million rural Americans, including about 1.
USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 25 days ago
located in rural areas and over six million rural Americans, including about 1.5 million children, live in poverty today. Funding from NIFA is expected to assist communities and regions in creating self-sustaining, long-term economic development... Read more
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The Atlantic
How to Bet Big on the American Dreama scale), can pave the way to social mobility for millions of poor Americans. T
How to Bet Big on the American Dream
The Atlantic / Posted 26 days ago
a scale), can pave the way to social mobility for millions of poor Americans. The challenge is to better connect major funders, as well as public resources, with ongoing interventions that have a lot of potential. Betting big on the American... Read more
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The Burton View
Grants support children and residents in Flint water crisis | May 5, 2016Foundation President Kathi Horton. The $523,664 in grants were advised from the
Grants support children and residents in Flint water crisis | May 5, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 26 days ago
Foundation President Kathi Horton. The $523,664 in grants were advised from the Flint Child Health and Development Fund and the Healthy Food and Safe Water Fund. A $167,000 grant was awarded to GCCARD for an expansion of the Meet Up, Eat... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
Double Up Food Bucks expands in Flint | May 5, 2016FLINT – Fair Food Network announced today it is expanding its Double Up Food Bu
Double Up Food Bucks expands in Flint | May 5, 2016
Swartz Creek View / Posted 26 days ago
FLINT – Fair Food Network announced today it is expanding its Double Up Food Bucks healthy food incentive program in Flint. It will reach more children and families with the nutritious foods needed to limit the effects of lead exposure stemming from... Read more
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MLive.com
7 takeaways from Michigan House's proposed 2017 budgetnoted Gov. Rick Snyder in his executive budget presentation in February. T he
7 takeaways from Michigan House's proposed 2017 budget
MLive.com / Posted 27 days ago
noted Gov. Rick Snyder in his executive budget presentation in February. T he House included $59 million in general fund for getting these drugs for patients in the Healthy Michigan program and prisoners the state houses. In addition, the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Slew Of Negative News, Defaults And Failed Mergers Push Futures In The Greenof steam," says Eugen Weinberg, head of commodities research at Commerzbank in
Slew Of Negative News, Defaults And Failed Mergers Push Futures In The Green
Zero Hedge / Posted 29 days ago
of steam," says Eugen Weinberg, head of commodities research at Commerzbank in Frankfurt. "Negative sentiment and negative fundamentals are becoming more obvious. Most of the problem surrounds oversupply in the market, and that’s not going... Read more
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Slate
He Wasn’t at Berkeley or in Vietnam, but Trump Is a True Product of the Boomer Generationhis statesmanlike equivalent at Yale, openly speculated that the boomers greete
He Wasn’t at Berkeley or in Vietnam, but Trump Is a True Product of the Boomer Generation
Slate / Posted 29 days ago
his statesmanlike equivalent at Yale, openly speculated that the boomers greeted their greatest birthright—of a publically funded university education—with violence out of a gnawing sense of guilt. The Vietnam War, after all, operated as a reverse... Read more
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Breitbart
Shining Nation: The America that Could Be: The Rise of Donald Trump Will Force American Patriots to Think Harder —and a Book from 1912 Could Helpthis condition… and its improvement wherever possible. Continuing, TR added th
Shining Nation: The America that Could Be: The Rise of Donald Trump Will Force American Patriots to Think Harder —and a Book from 1912 Could Help
Breitbart / Posted 1 months ago
this condition… and its improvement wherever possible. Continuing, TR added that Americans were all in this together: The fundamental rule in our national life… is that, on the whole, and in the long run, we shall go up or down together… A period... Read more

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