Monday, July 18, 2011

News 7.18.11


New initiatives, entrepreneurs reviving Motor City
‘A kind of mecca for creative people’

Battling Energy Waste in Hot, Rich Cities (cool video inside)

Transportation / Transit

Delta seeks to end service to 5 northern Michigan airports

The Matthew Moroun Interview: On second spans, truck traffic forecasts and why the Ambassador Bridge company doesn't want to operate the NITC

Detroit / Urban Revitalization

Businesses boost creativity in Detroit

In aiding Detroit, Kresge head learns impatience is no virtue

Dan Gilbert's Detroit Monopoly game continues with reports of a fifth building purchase

More rent subsidies coming to entice young leaders to move into Detroit

Business / Auto / Energy

Mexican grill paves road for legal food trucks downtown: It took 60 trips to City Hall to snag permit

Solar firm sees future with UAW: Production plan needs ‘automotive discipline'

Part of the solar system: Nova among firms out to make a big bang in growing industry

National Policy & Politics

Boosting the Great Lakes International Economy

Rocky road
Congress is also snarled up over how to keep America moving

Michigan Policy & Politics

The message from Rick Snyder, New York Mayor Bloomberg: ‘Immigrants create jobs'

Regional News

Some balk at Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel's office budget|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Macomb County goes online with dashboard of its financial data

Macomb Co. commissioner proposal would dock pay for arriving late, leaving early|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

Macomb County sues Kilpatrick, Ferguson over repairs to sewer

Patterson to address ways to help struggling Pontiac


The census says they're dying, but rural Michigan towns strive for Internet-driven revival

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