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Wayne State Offers Free Tuition to Detroit Grads

Wayne State University announced the establishment of the Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge, which will provide free tuition for graduates of a Detroit high school or Detroit residents earning a high school diploma, and admitted to Wayne State University as...

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Which Michigan City Is a Magnet for Millionaire Millennials?

A report released earlier this month by Coldwell Banker as part of its A Look at Wealth series, examines the desires and real estate preferences of millionaire millennials. It defined the group as those Americans between the ages of 23 and 37...

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Meet the MI Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2019

The story of the progression of a place and its people is too often told only through the accomplishments of the men who helped build it. Even when gender roles prohibited women from serving in the military, holding office, or...

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Join the Credit Union Cash Mob and Lunch Local on Oct 15

Credit Unions have a long history of boosting local businesses and supporting their communities. This month, in celebration of International Credit Union Week, many across our state will be at it again in the form of a lunchtime cash mob. CU...

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Tantalize Your Taste Buds at SW Detroit Restaurant Week

Hispanic Heritage Month runs through the middle of October, and if you’re looking for a way to explore, experience, and of course, eat in celebration, you can’t do better than a trip to the southwestern edge of Motown. Best of...

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Fire Ravages Michigan, Not Just Chicago, in 1871

For most midwestern historians, October 8, 1871, will stick out as the day of the Great Chicago Fire. The blaze in the Windy City killed approximately 300 people, destroyed 3.3 square miles of the city, and left over 100,000 residents...

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Michigan's First Mysterious Ship Disappearance

Shipwrecks have been a danger to sailors, merchants and explorers since biblical times. Ships sailing on the Great Lakes are no exception. Over 6,000 have sunk to the bottom of the five lakes costing 30,000 people their lives. The Edmund...

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Meet Detroit's Second Founder

Religion. Morality. Knowledge. These are precepts to which Fr. Gabriel Richard lived throughout his entire life. He is a man not often read about in the Michigan history books, which is quite a shame, as he did much to help...

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What Is the Point of Buy Michigan Week?

We're thrilled to say that Governor Whitmer has continued a tradition we started with the help of Governor Granholm over a decade ago, of issuing a proclamation to officially designate seven consecutive summer days each year as Buy Michigan Week...

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Walking Through 300 Years of History at The Henry Ford

July is the month that we, as a nation, celebrate our birthday and our history. Though Independence Day is usually known for family, cookouts and fireworks, we must always remember the history behind the holiday. One Michigan man, Henry Ford,...

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