Sat04192014

Governor meets with small business owners to hear need for Healthy Michigan legislation

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Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday will meet with small business owners to discuss the benefits of Healthy Michigan legislation for the state's jobs providers and economy. The legislation would insure nearly half a million more Michigan citizens, giving much-needed health care coverage to employees who don't have any.

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Senate Democrats to Push for Vote on Medicaid Expansion Today

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The Michigan Senate Democrats will be pushing for a vote on HB 4714 at Senate session TODAY to expand Medicaid to 470,000 low-income residents in Michigan. The Senate Republican Majority is treating the July 3rd session as a formality and plans to gavel in and out without taking any votes. Michigan Senate Democrats, Congressman John Dingell and

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Alicia Boler-Davis: The General Motors Success Factor Is Shifting Gears

Title: Senior vice president of Global Quality and Global Customer

Profile: Married, two sons

Once upon a time, in better times, there was a popular slogan frequently cited by anyone remotely connected (and in Detroit and the Midwest that was pretty much everybody), “As GM goes, so goes the nation.”

Since then, a financial crisis of phenomenal

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John Legend Is Here To Stay

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When certain artists arrive on the recording scene, it is immediately evident that they will have an enduring presence. For example, Beyoncé, Usher, Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys. And there are plenty of reasons why artists such as Smokey Robinson, Prince, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Gladys Knight are still going strong.

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DPS Manager Roberts Speaks Out

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Roy S. Roberts, emergency manager for Detroit Public Schools (DPS) and former high-level executive for General Motors, is not one for theatrics. During a recent editorial meeting at the office of the Michigan Chronicle, Roberts calmly discussed DPS’ strategic plans for the upcoming school year and beyond.

“We (DPS’ strategic planning team) firmly be

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