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Memphis 'blue flu' action has no known leader, complicating the city's response  July 11, 2014

Since the "blue flu" action began last week, none of the Memphis police officers or firefighters claiming illness has stepped forward as a leader of the movement and presented a list of demands. That anonymity makes it difficult for the city to apply any of the techniques it could...

Wayne State, Walsh College help Blackstone LaunchPad grow Michigan businesses  July 10, 2014

The Blackstone Charitable Foundation committed $2 million in 2010 to create Blackstone LaunchPad on the campuses of Wayne State University and Walsh College. Today, more than 20 expert venture coaches - consisting of lawyers, accountants, bankers and serial entrepreneurs - volunteer their time,...

Truck driver shortage, other troubles could push up prices for consumers  July 02, 2014

A shortage of truck drivers, ripple effects from an extraordinarily harsh winter, new federal trucking regulations, more items needing to be transported and higher fuel costs are why some companies are having a tough time getting their deliveries on time and at a reasonable price. With the U.S....

SE Michigan Purchasing Managers Index drops due to declining new orders  July 02, 2014

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) dropped to 47.1 in June after reaching 60.0 in May and three successive months of rising scores. However, the drop has affected the three month PMI average only slightly, moving from 56.2 to 56.3. A PMI value above 50 generally suggests...