Going green has become a core goal for the General Motors Orion Assembly plant recently. The plant announced on June 18 they had partnered with DTE Energy to turn an empty 2.1 acres of land on the plant’s property into a solar panel array. It will send all the energy it produces back to DTE [...]
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The vehicle, which debuted September 2011, also starred in an Ok Go music video, bungee jumped off a building and was equipped with a robotic arm to paint a mural. Each stunt was a first time accomplishment for a car and was aimed to channel college students who are starting their lives and experiencing firsts of their own.
In November 2009, the General Motors Orion Assembly Plant, which set an industry record for most continuous operation without a lost workday, was forced to shut down. For 18 months, the plant sat idle while 2,600 workers including body shop team leader Brad Glende, were forced to look elsewhere for work.
The Heidelberg project has turned two blocks on Detroits's East Side into a creative safe haven for local artists, destination for tourists
June 25 through July 1
For some people, green is more than a color. It's a lifestyle. The Michigan Green Team hosted Rochester’s fourth annual Green Living Festival June 22-24. With exhibits of food and products, as well as live entertainment and presentations, the festival promoted healthy and eco-friendly living.
The Supreme Court upheld the prevision requiring state and local officers to check a persons immigration status while enforcing other laws if “reasonable suspicion” exists that the person in question is an illegal alien.
For the week of 6-11-12
Recent voting polls indicate that the presidential race between incumbent Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will be close. Professor David Dulio, Professor Roger Larocca, and College Republican's of OU president Leo Oriet weigh in with their thoughts on the upcoming election.
On July 1, interest rates on subsidized government loans will double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent unless Congress extends the current interest cap on these rates.
Local schools announce move to all day kindergarten schedule for the fall.
The 21st annual Susan G. Komen race for the cure was held in downtown Detroit on May 26. More than 35,000 people braved the rain to participate in either the one mile or 5k race.
Amusement parks? Check. Water parks? Check. Trampoline parks? Check. The city of Troy will feature the grand opening of the AirTime Trampoline and Game Park this June.
Spring collectables show; Barnes and Noble to host book fair to benefit Troy library; Used book sale and fundraiser; Mufflers and more car care fair
Men and women across the state are uniting for a protest rally on April 28 at the state capitol in Lansing. The rally, which was organized by an organization called 'Unite Women,' aims to raise awareness for women’s rights and particularly reproductive rights and include both genders in the process.
Ceramic workshop at Firebrick Gallery and Pottery Studio; Titanic dining experience; Italian language class at Troy Public Library; Art exhibition and sale
For the fifth consecutive year, the Italian Film Festival USA will bring contemporary Italian films to the metro Detroit area.
Business owners are gearing up for a long summer as construction begins in Downtown Rochester.
During the past decade, some Michigan businesses have closed their doors, but Moosejaw has avoided the descent and continued to climb.
Starting on July 1, Michigan drivers can expect to pay an additional $30 per vehicle for auto insurance. The current Michigan Catastrophic Claim Association charge is $145 but will be raised to $175 until June 30, 2013, when a new premium has to be set.