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Blue Cross Blue Shield’s diversity efforts deserve attention and applause

Raw, honest and unapologetic emotion is not the first thing I would have anticipated to witness at a corporate supplier event. My experiences as both a daughter and sister of global automotive purchasing vice presidents and, later, publisher of a business magazine focused on

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Governor Snyder green lights rapid bus line

Gov. Rick Snyder has given the ceremonial green light to a rapid bus line in Grand Rapids.

As the state's first Bus Rapid Transit line, its construction began last week. The $40 million Silver Line will include 33 stations and be ready for riders as soon as August 2014. It's a project funded mostly by the federal government

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

New procedure promises to permanently change your eye color

Looking to change your brown eyes to blue? A new procedure using Iris implants promises to make that wish a reality. 

While not yet approved in the U.S. for cosmetic use, Americans are traveling outside the country to alter their optical hue. People who say they've had BrightOcular implants have posted before and after images

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

New plan announced for Detroit public schools

State-appointed emergency manager Roy Roberts has announced that a new plan for Detroit Public Schools will include longer academic years and the expansion  of preschool programs. 

As part of the "Neighborhood-Centered, Quality Schools" initiative, far fewer schools of the district will be closed. During a press conference on

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit