State denies company permit to store petcoke along Detroit River

July 17, 2014
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State denies company permit to store petcoke along Detroit River

Last year, a company plainly called Detroit Bulk Storage caused a stir for storing petroleum coke along the Detroit River. Commonly known as “petcoke,” no one seemed to have a clue what sort of environmental impact the byproduct had on the community. Perhaps rightly so, that made plenty of residents and officials nervous. Nevertheless, after former Mayor...
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Anna Clark comments on RDW-MT merger for CJR

July 17, 2014
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Anna Clark comments on RDW-MT merger for CJR

Detroit journo Anna Clark takes a look at the challenge of merging the cultures of the old Real Detroit with Metro Times in CJR today. Enjoy.
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ICYMI: How the Stroh family blew $9 billion

July 17, 2014
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ICYMI: How the Stroh family blew $9 billion

  The July 21st issue of Forbes features this interesting read on the Detroit-rooted Stroh family, and how the heirs to the beer empire blew everything, including their trust funds and collectibles. An excerpt: The Stroh family owned it all, a fortune that FORBES then calculated was worth at least $700 million. Just by matching...
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Beau’s to host job fair July 21-22

July 17, 2014
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Beau’s to host job fair July 21-22

Beau’s, a new restaurant slated to open next month, will host a job fair Monday and Tuesday, July 21 and 22 at MEX in Bloomfield Township. The restaurant will be a sister company to MEX and Social Kitchen & Bar. Interviews will be with be conducted with the restaurant’s owner Zack Sklar and executive chef...
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‘Michael Jackson’ to perform at Comerica

July 17, 2014
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Tomorrow night at Comerica Park, before the evening’s game between the Tigers and the Tampa Bay Rays, tribute artist Tyuawn Brown will dazzle the crowd with his impersonation of Michael Jackson. Brown has done it before, and says he’ll usually perform near the Tiger dugouts around 5:30 p.m. “Usually, what I do is to...
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MT seeking parents enrolled in college

July 17, 2014
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The Metro Times is looking for students or graduates of Michigan colleges who raised kids while going to school. Stories can range from issues with class scheduling, resources found that made life easier during that time, pregnancy while in school, personal difficulties and more. If you were a parent, single parent or guardian while in school,...
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