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How Graffiti And Vandalism Can Affect Your Business

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The U.S. is a nation of shoppers. The average American will spend a staggering $1,800 every year on clothing in order to satisfy our habit. Though online shopping is increasing in popularity, most people prefer to head to brick and mortar stores to get their fix, ensuring that everything fits perfectly before bringing it home. […]

How Is the Construction Industry Innovating in 2019?

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The U.S. construction industry already holds a 10% market share and continues to be one of the fastest growing in the world. But what kind of new innovation is fueling that construction industry growth? Keep reading to learn all about some of the innovation happening in the U.S. construction industry this year. AI and Machine […]

Almost Half of Michigan Salt Storage Sites Are in Poor Condition

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Road salt is one of the most important items during the winter months. This is especially true seeing as how already, more than one-third of America’s major roads are in poor condition and winter weather can make them even worse to drive on. But according to a new report from the Michigan Department of Transportation, […]

Factories In Need of CNC Machinists and Skilled Laborers Across Michigan

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In 2016, the number of jobs in the construction equipment operation industry was approximately 426,000. Across Michigan, there has been a dearth in skilled workers within the construction and machining sectors. According to Bridge, a few organizations throughout Michigan are looking for creative ways to encourage employees to pursue careers in skilled machinery and construction. […]

Homeowner’s Guide to Proper Maintenance For Older Tractors

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About 83% of Americans think having a yard is important and 90% of those with a yard think it is important that it is also well-maintained. And while the landscaping season is nearing its end, it’s still important for homeowners to take proper care of their lawn maintenance equipment, namely, their tractors. Tractors, especially older […]

Former Ann Arbor Gas Station To Be Converted To Medical Marijuana Dispensary

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The Planning Commission of Ann Arbor voted on Sept. 5 to approve the conversion of an abandoned BP gas station into a medical marijuana dispensary. The vote involved a special-exception use permit in order to convert the 833 square foot gas station. The lot is located next to the Victory Inn and Suites, a hotel the city […]

These Newborn Michigan Pups Are Reminders of Canine Heroism on 9/11

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Unbelievably, the seventeenth anniversary of September 11, 2011, just passed. Anyone alive on that fateful day in American history can probably tell you exactly where they were when they saw the footage of the World Trade Center’s twin towers collapsing. Every anniversary brings back grief, remembrance, and somber stories. But there’s always a silver lining, […]

Study Finds Midwestern Region Ripe For Clean Energy, With Michigan Leading the Way

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Although the United States government may be rolling back on certain environmental protections, it’s clear that Americans are still passionate about energy conservation. That’s particularly true in the Midwest where, as one recent study showed, an overwhelming number of residents work in the clean energy sector — giving many hope for the future. In an […]

U.S. Homeowners Are Getting Excited About The ‘Uber of Lawn Care’

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There was a time when people had to wait outside to hail a taxi in order to get to their next destination. Thankfully, those days are far behind us and people can bust out their trusty smart phones and call an Uber from just about anywhere in the United States. Uber currently operates in 600 […]

University of Michigan Opens $800,000 Drone Testing Facility

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The University of Michigan has recently celebrated the grand opening of their “M-Air fly lab” which is essentially a high tech playground for students to use unmanned autonomous vehicles. The outdoor drone-testing area has been in the works since last year and is now open to university students. The drone facility consists of 50-foot high […]