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National Post
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial Posttoday that Opta Minerals has entered into a definitive acquisition agreement, u
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial Post
National Post / Posted 15 hours ago
today that Opta Minerals has entered into a definitive acquisition agreement, under which an affiliate of Speyside Equity Fund I LP will acquire substantially all the shares of Opta Minerals Inc. (“Opta Minerals”) (TSX:OPM). The acquisition... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan would privatize mental health funding, services under Snyder's proposed budget$54.9 billion fiscal 2017 budget calls for privatizing the $2.4 billion public
Michigan would privatize mental health funding, services under Snyder's proposed budget
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted yesterday
$54.9 billion fiscal 2017 budget calls for privatizing the $2.4 billion public mental health system by turning over state funding to Medicaid HMOs. In what is called “boilerplate” language at the end of Snyder’s 408-page executive budget bill,... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Leading the March Towards Criminal JusticeBy Marian Wright Edelman President, Children’s Defense Fund Via George Curry
Leading the March Towards Criminal Justice
The Birmingham Times / Posted yesterday
By Marian Wright Edelman President, Children’s Defense Fund Via George Curry Media Bryan Stevenson’s inspiring and best-selling book Just Mercy shares some of the fruits of his lifelong fight to push our nation closer to true justice. In January,... Read more
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The Davison Index
Out of the past | February 11, 2016has been a resident of Davison all of his life. Higher fees, program cuts and
Out of the past | February 11, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted yesterday
has been a resident of Davison all of his life. Higher fees, program cuts and or dip into the city of Davison’s general fund may be the only answer to eliminate deficits in two city accounts. City Council on Monday approved a deficit elimination... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
State Budget Proposal Unveiled by Governor Snyderdollars per year for the next ten years be used to help the struggling Detroit
State Budget Proposal Unveiled by Governor Snyder
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
dollars per year for the next ten years be used to help the struggling Detroit Public Schools. That money will come from Michigan’s tobacco settlement, not the school aid fund. “As I look at this issue, I don't just see a $500 million... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Snyder budget tackles urgencies: Flint water, Detroit schoolsLANSING — Michigan faces two unique challenges -- the Flint public health crisi
Snyder budget tackles urgencies: Flint water, Detroit schools
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
LANSING — Michigan faces two unique challenges -- the Flint public health crisis and the financial meltdown at Detroit Public Schools -- that require immediate attention in the 2016-17 state budget, Gov. Rick Snyder said in a presentation to... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Flint a major focus of revised Michigan budget for 2017expected to include $195 million to address problems related to the lead contam
Flint a major focus of revised Michigan budget for 2017
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
expected to include $195 million to address problems related to the lead contamination of Flint’s drinking water and a 4.3% funding hike for Michigan’s public universities. Officials say the budget was revised in recent weeks to deal with the Flint... Read more
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MLive.com
$195M for Flint water crisis, $26M for kids' dental in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's budgetRick Snyder proposes on Wednesday will include $195 million to address the Flin
$195M for Flint water crisis, $26M for kids' dental in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's budget
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
Rick Snyder proposes on Wednesday will include $195 million to address the Flint water crisis and $25.6 million to expand Healthy Kids Dental, MLive has learned. The $195 million to help address the Flint water crisis will be split between a... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialswhile insisting on answers from the staffer the EPA sent to speak for the agenc
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
while insisting on answers from the staffer the EPA sent to speak for the agency. But more questions remain, both for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), Flint's then-Emergency Manager Darnell Earley, the Snyder... Read more
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NBA.com
Kerr sets perfect pace for Warriors on and off court(who won back-to-back titles with the Lakers) and Curry (who'd visited Obama la
Kerr sets perfect pace for Warriors on and off court
NBA.com / Posted 4 days ago
(who won back-to-back titles with the Lakers) and Curry (who'd visited Obama last year in D.C. as part of his work raising funds for the Nothing But Nets anti-malaria initiative), had previous White House experience. "I told President Clinton, the... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialswhile insisting on answers from the staffer the EPA sent to speak for the agenc
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
while insisting on answers from the staffer the EPA sent to speak for the agency. But more questions remain, both for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), Flint's then-Emergency Manager Darnell Earley, the Snyder... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialswhile insisting on answers from the staffer the EPA sent to speak for the agenc
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
while insisting on answers from the staffer the EPA sent to speak for the agency. But more questions remain, both for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), Flint's then-Emergency Manager Darnell Earley, the Snyder... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Is Medicaid expansion near a tipping point? New president could make difference for Mainethe ACA are changed. So far, 31 states and the District of Columbia have taken
Is Medicaid expansion near a tipping point? New president could make difference for Maine
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
the ACA are changed. So far, 31 states and the District of Columbia have taken the federal government up on its offer to fund all but a fraction of the cost of providing health care to about 8 million low-income adults not previously eligible for... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Bill seeks to stop advertising spending for the Healthy Michigan plan— A Republican state senator has floated a bill to prevent the state from adver
Bill seeks to stop advertising spending for the Healthy Michigan plan
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 5 days ago
— A Republican state senator has floated a bill to prevent the state from advertising or encouraging enrollment in the Healthy Michigan Plan, the state's Medicaid expansion program. But Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Lawton, told members of the... Read more
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The Mining Journal
County Foundation receives children’s health, wellness grantThe Community Foundation of Marquette County been awarded a $84,595 grant from
County Foundation receives children’s health, wellness grant
The Mining Journal / Posted 7 days ago
The Community Foundation of Marquette County been awarded a $84,595 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to support initiatives aimed at improving the quality of health for children in the region. The funds will be used to support the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
For kids with disabilities, a sports world of their ownchild smile." CoachArt was one of several Bay Area organizations that benefite
For kids with disabilities, a sports world of their own
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 7 days ago
child smile." CoachArt was one of several Bay Area organizations that benefited from Super Bowl 50 coming to town. The 50 Fund -- the legacy fund of the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee -- doled out more than $7.5 million to 140... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
For kids with disabilities, a sports world of their ownchild smile." CoachArt was one of several Bay Area organizations that benefite
For kids with disabilities, a sports world of their own
Inside Bay Area / Posted 8 days ago
child smile." CoachArt was one of several Bay Area organizations that benefited from Super Bowl 50 coming to town. The 50 Fund -- the legacy fund of the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee -- doled out more than $7.5 million to 140... Read more
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The Atlantic
Fixing Schools Outside of Schoolduring classroom hours. But this wasn’t something the school could do on its o
Fixing Schools Outside of School
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
during classroom hours. But this wasn’t something the school could do on its own. Green reached out to TechSmith, a Michigan-based software company that offered a screen-recording program, and asked for help. TechSmith first provided free... Read more
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The Mercury News
Thompson: For kids with disabilities, a sports world of their ownchild smile." CoachArt was one of several Bay Area organizations that benefite
Thompson: For kids with disabilities, a sports world of their own
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
child smile." CoachArt was one of several Bay Area organizations that benefited from Super Bowl 50 coming to town. The 50 Fund -- the legacy fund of the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee -- doled out more than $7.5 million to 140... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
For kids with disabilities, a sports world of their ownchild smile." CoachArt was one of several Bay Area organizations that benefite
For kids with disabilities, a sports world of their own
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 8 days ago
child smile." CoachArt was one of several Bay Area organizations that benefited from Super Bowl 50 coming to town. The 50 Fund -- the legacy fund of the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee -- doled out more than $7.5 million to 140... Read more
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The Daily Review
Thompson: For kids with disabilities, a sports world of their ownchild smile." CoachArt was one of several Bay Area organizations that benefite
Thompson: For kids with disabilities, a sports world of their own
The Daily Review / Posted 8 days ago
child smile." CoachArt was one of several Bay Area organizations that benefited from Super Bowl 50 coming to town. The 50 Fund -- the legacy fund of the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee -- doled out more than $7.5 million to 140... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Dr. Dorceta Taylor Talks Environmental Racism, Social JusticeTaylor’s keynote address, “Different Shades of Green, or Beyond the Farm.” Tayl
Dr. Dorceta Taylor Talks Environmental Racism, Social Justice
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 8 days ago
Taylor’s keynote address, “Different Shades of Green, or Beyond the Farm.” Taylor, who is a professor at the University of Michigan as well as James E. Crowfood Collegiate Chair, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and past Chair of the... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
‘No time to wait when people Are in need’ | February 4, 2016Pistons Owner Tom Gores announced Friday the first grants from a $10 million ca
‘No time to wait when people Are in need’ | February 4, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 8 days ago
Pistons Owner Tom Gores announced Friday the first grants from a $10 million campaign to address the crisis in Flint, Michigan, including a contribution to the children’s health fund co-founded by Flint pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha, one of... Read more
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The Burton View
‘No Time to Wait When People Are in Need’ | February 4, 2016Pistons Owner Tom Gores announced Friday the first grants from a $10 million ca
‘No Time to Wait When People Are in Need’ | February 4, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 8 days ago
Pistons Owner Tom Gores announced Friday the first grants from a $10 million campaign to address the crisis in Flint, Michigan, including a contribution to the children’s health fund co-founded by Flint pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha, one of... Read more
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Wired News
Flint’s High Lead Levels Have Doctors Struggling for AnswersWalters pours bottled water into a pot to make pasta for dinner while her son G
Flint’s High Lead Levels Have Doctors Struggling for Answers
Wired News / Posted 9 days ago
Walters pours bottled water into a pot to make pasta for dinner while her son Gavin watches, at their home in Flint, Michigan, on October 6, 2015. Walters said test results had shown an elevated lead level in Gavin's blood after the city... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obese man who shed 400LBS needs surgery to remove 30lbs of skinbegs doctors to remove more than 30LBS of excess skin after living with it for
Obese man who shed 400LBS needs surgery to remove 30lbs of skin
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
begs doctors to remove more than 30LBS of excess skin after living with it for two years Brian Flemming, 33, from Canton, Michigan, appears on Wednesday night's episode of TLC reality series Skin Tight The former alcoholic used to weigh 625lbs... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarFor details call Cara Zanetti at 225-7760. Book signing - TV host Tom Daldin w
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 10 days ago
For details call Cara Zanetti at 225-7760. Book signing - TV host Tom Daldin will sign copies of his book "Under the Radar Michigan: The First 50" from 5-6 p.m. at Snowbound Books in Marquette. Everyone is welcome. Community meal - Messiah... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarHarvey. For social activities close to home and refreshments. This eliminates t
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Harvey. For social activities close to home and refreshments. This eliminates the morning session. Coder Dojo - Northern Michigan University's Seaborg Center will host Coder Dojo 906, an independent, community-based programming club for youth... Read more
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Orange County Register
Flint weighs scope of harm to children caused by lead in waterlow-income children and their families in cities like Flint: spotty access to d
Flint weighs scope of harm to children caused by lead in water
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
low-income children and their families in cities like Flint: spotty access to doctors and health care services; a dearth of healthy foods; living conditions so poor that many of the children may have already been exposed to lead poisoning from the... Read more
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MLive.com
U.S. Reps send letter to Gov. Snyder requesting Flint water crisis documentsless will only compound the problem and further diminish the public's trust in
U.S. Reps send letter to Gov. Snyder requesting Flint water crisis documents
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
less will only compound the problem and further diminish the public's trust in our government, trust that is required for a healthy democracy," Lawrence said in a statement. "That is why I will continue to push for the governor of Michigan to be... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarCall 225-1456. Alcoholics Anonymous - Big Book study group 10:30 a.m., Back Ro
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Call 225-1456. Alcoholics Anonymous - Big Book study group 10:30 a.m., Back Room in University Center at Northern Michigan University. Handicapped accessible. Lego Club - 11 a.m., Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library. Prom dress sale - The... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
No simple fix for Flint water crisisWhat will it take to fix the water crisis in Flint, Michigan? Most likely, the
No simple fix for Flint water crisis
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 24 days ago
What will it take to fix the water crisis in Flint, Michigan? Most likely, the answer will be a combination of science to clean up the water, costly infrastructure upgrades to replace dangerous pipes, and in-depth investigations to prevent it from... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
No simple fix for Flint water crisisWhat will it take to fix the water crisis in Flint, Michigan? Most likely, the
No simple fix for Flint water crisis
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 24 days ago
What will it take to fix the water crisis in Flint, Michigan? Most likely, the answer will be a combination of science to clean up the water, costly infrastructure upgrades to replace dangerous pipes, and in-depth investigations to prevent it from... Read more
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My EastText
No simple fix for Flint water crisisWhat will it take to fix the water crisis in Flint, Michigan? Most likely, the
No simple fix for Flint water crisis
My EastText / Posted 24 days ago
What will it take to fix the water crisis in Flint, Michigan? Most likely, the answer will be a combination of science to clean up the water, costly infrastructure upgrades to replace dangerous pipes, and in-depth investigations to prevent it from... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
No simple fix for Flint water crisisWhat will it take to fix the water crisis in Flint, Michigan? Most likely, the
No simple fix for Flint water crisis
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 24 days ago
What will it take to fix the water crisis in Flint, Michigan? Most likely, the answer will be a combination of science to clean up the water, costly infrastructure upgrades to replace dangerous pipes, and in-depth investigations to prevent it from... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
No simple fix: Infrastructure, health issues loom large in Flint water crisis(CNN) -- What will it take to fix the water crisis in Flint, Michigan? Most li
No simple fix: Infrastructure, health issues loom large in Flint water crisis
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 24 days ago
(CNN) -- What will it take to fix the water crisis in Flint, Michigan? Most likely, the answer will be a combination of science to clean up the water, costly infrastructure upgrades to replace dangerous pipes, and in-depth investigations to prevent... Read more
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The New Yorker
New Koch: Rebranding the Billionaire Brothersa “force field,” pulling Republican candidates and office-holders further to th
New Koch: Rebranding the Billionaire Brothers
The New Yorker / Posted 24 days ago
a “force field,” pulling Republican candidates and office-holders further to the right. Last week, the Times reported that funds from the Koch network are fuelling both ongoing rebellions against government control of Western land and the legal... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
HMOs seek mental health bidsA move is underway in Michigan to further privatize the public nonprofit mental
HMOs seek mental health bids
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 26 days ago
A move is underway in Michigan to further privatize the public nonprofit mental health system by turning over $2.4 billion in state funding to Medicaid HMOs, some of which are owned by for-profit insurers. The Lansing-based Michigan Association of... Read more
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The Davison Index
News Briefs | January 14, 2016My Sister’s Closet Fundraiser donations sought DAVISON — The Davison United Me
News Briefs | January 14, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 29 days ago
My Sister’s Closet Fundraiser donations sought DAVISON — The Davison United Methodist Church, 233 S. Main St., is collecting donations of gently used purses, wallets, scarfs and jewelry to sell at its “My Sister’s Closet” fundraiser. The money will... Read more
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The Davison Index
In brief | January 14, 2016My Sister’s Closet Fundraiser donations sought DAVISON — The Davison United Me
In brief | January 14, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 29 days ago
My Sister’s Closet Fundraiser donations sought DAVISON — The Davison United Methodist Church, 233 S. Main St., is collecting donations of gently used purses, wallets, scarfs and jewelry to sell at its “My Sister’s Closet” fundraiser. The money will... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Attacking BDS From The Left— $50 million from Las Vegas billionaire and Republican mega-giver Sheldon Adel
Attacking BDS From The Left
The Jewish Week / Posted 30 days ago
— $50 million from Las Vegas billionaire and Republican mega-giver Sheldon Adelson, $100 million from the Jewish National Fund — are underway to help arm Jewish students in fighting the campus wars aimed at delegitimizing Israel. Missing in the... Read more
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New York Magazine
Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ Novel Business Approach Made It a Wall Street Darling — Then a Pariahbusiness scandal of the past year, one that would immolate a Wall Street darlin
Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ Novel Business Approach Made It a Wall Street Darling — Then a Pariah
New York Magazine / Posted 30 days ago
business scandal of the past year, one that would immolate a Wall Street darling, permanently tarnish an $8 billion mutual fund, and evaporate $50 billion in market value. More than that, it would expose the new tradecraft of the pharmaceutical... Read more
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The New Yorker
Making Itunsparing on the subject of the Chicago real-estate developer Antoin (Tony) Rez
Making It
The New Yorker / Posted a month ago
unsparing on the subject of the Chicago real-estate developer Antoin (Tony) Rezko, a friend of Obama’s and one of his top fund-raisers, who was recently convicted of fraud, bribery, and money laundering: “Who you take money from is a reflection of... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Community launches fund to help children exposed to lead in FlintA new fund has been set up to help the children exposed to lead in Flint. The
Community launches fund to help children exposed to lead in Flint
ClickOnDetroit / Posted a month ago
A new fund has been set up to help the children exposed to lead in Flint. The Community Foundation of Greater Flint announced that a group of concerned community members have developed a charitable fund to "support both short and long term needs of... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Monroe County agencies partner in quality of health grantof Monroe County has received a grant to improve the quality of health in Monro
Monroe County agencies partner in quality of health grant
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 1 months ago
of Monroe County has received a grant to improve the quality of health in Monroe County. The $178,000 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund will help increase access to healthy foods, attendance in wellness and fitness programs and... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
New farmers market, MSU medical school growing Flint's downtown redevelopmentlow-income consumers and doubles the value of federal nutrition assistance they
New farmers market, MSU medical school growing Flint's downtown redevelopment
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 1 months ago
low-income consumers and doubles the value of federal nutrition assistance they spend. The market also houses classes for healthy eating and Flint Food Works, a commercial incubator kitchen operation. It's the kind of activity that the state,... Read more
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Investopedia
The Top 10 Mid Cap Stocks for 2016 (BWA, CNP) (BWA,CNP,COH,FFIV,FTR,HOG,ITC,LM,WU,MAT)so than small-cap companies, as it is in its growth stage. Mid-cap companies ar
The Top 10 Mid Cap Stocks for 2016 (BWA, CNP) (BWA,CNP,COH,FFIV,FTR,HOG,ITC,LM,WU,MAT)
Investopedia / Posted 1 months ago
so than small-cap companies, as it is in its growth stage. Mid-cap companies are further broken down according to their fundamentals as either growth or value in style. Growth stocks are associated with high earnings that are expected to... Read more

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