Wednesday, May 4, 2011

2011-05-04 News


Reorganizing Beyond the Beltway

A New Social Certification for Businesses; B the Change You Want to See

‘Made in America’: The Phrase that Will Save Small Business?

Business / Energy / Auto 2.0

Detroit is leading the way in igniting a green economy|head

Michigan manufacturing shores up nation's economy

Can’t Buy Me Love: Michigan Life Science Startups Best Cleantech In Cash, Not Attention

GE Intensifies Focus on Additive Manufacturing

Chinese investors still searching for U.S. welcome mat

Detroit / Urban Revitalization

Five Things You Should Know About Detroit

Mayor Dave Bing: It's a crucial week to balance Detroit's budget

Detroit's Burton Theatre closes

Detroit Soup dishes up money for creative grassroots projects

Discarded Detroit couches get pin-up treatment

Mayor Bloomberg has solution to immigration problem: Make them live in Detroit

Renaissance Center nears capacity for 1st time in history with Blue Cross Blue Shield move

Detroiters who never left question fairness of incentive program to lure back police officers

How to Solve the Detroit Dilemma


Report: Wayne County accused of spending millions in road funds on unrelated salaries

Millions in taxpayer road funds misspent, former Wayne County official, others allege

Formerly contaminated land in Trenton becomes park gateway

Transportation / Transit / Aerotropolis

Obstacles, funding questions plague Ann Arbor-Detroit rail line, but progress is being made, planners say

Could Detroit become the next Great Lakes cruise destination?

If you build it, will they come? Detroit hopes to lure cruise ships, tourists with new $21.5M port

Windsor hopes new Detroit terminal brings tourist dollars to this side of the river

World of Opportunities
Memphis in May about more than music, barbecue

Birmingham City Commissioner Honored for Transit Role

New Plan to Speed Security for Frequent Fliers

Matty Moroun will drop lawsuit if Windsor just lets Bridge Company do anything they want

State / National Policy & Politics

Online commentary: Michigan's brownfield, historic tax credits offer strong return on investment|topnews|text|Opinion

UAW hires Mary Beth Cahill as voice to Congress

Economic Policy Institute says NAFTA cost Michigan 43,600 jobs

Heading South: U.S.-Mexico trade and job displacement after NAFTA

Editorial: Root out the fraud

Sustainability / Smart Growth

11 U.S. cities honored as ‘walk-friendly’: Seattle ranks first (Ann Arbor)

Cities bet on transit stations to spur development

Why the ‘coming housing calamity’ shouldn’t have to be calamitous

Urban Development: Leaders Lead, But People Do the Planning

America's Environmental Garden Spot: Would You Believe Manhattan?,8599,2069319,00.html

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