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Waymo plans to open a self-driving car factory in Michigan

Waymo and Magna plan to build thousands of self-driving cars at a factory in southeast Michigan, including autonomous versions of the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE and Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan. Waymo, the former Google self-driving project that spun out to become a business under Alphabet, announced Tuesday that the Michigan Economic Development Corporation voted to approve the company’s plan to set up a manufacturing facility in the state to build its self-driving vehicles. The MEDC ...
Tags: Google, Tech, Companies, X, Austria, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Fca, Transport, Chrysler, Jaguar, Jaguar Land Rover, Michigan, Self-driving Cars, Emerging-technologies, John Krafcik

Storm threatens another round of snow, frigid weather

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Snow and freezing rain has prompted officials to close the largest school districts in Nebraska and Iowa ahead of a winter storm that’s threatening the Midwest with several inches of snow. The National Weather Service has issued weather advisories and warnings from Kansas to Michigan. Wind-driven snow and icy roadways are […]
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Google’s self-driving unit Waymo to put factory in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Google’s autonomous vehicle unit Waymo says it plans to bring a factory to Michigan. Waymo made the announcement Tuesday after the state’s economic development board approved an $8 million incentive grant. The state says the $13.6 million project will create 100 new jobs and potentially 300 more later. Waymo says it […]
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World Energy and Valero Lead Rebound in Biofuels M&A: 2018 Review

by Bruce Comer, Founder and Managing Director, Ocean Park Special to The Digest Convergence reigns as the North American biofuels industry witnesses a resurgence in mergers and acquisitions, including exceptionally large deals Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in biofuels picked up considerably in 2018 after a slowdown in 2017, and by historic standards, the deals grew considerably in size. A total of 12 M&A transactions in the North American biofuels industry closed during 2018. In ethanol...
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Legislators begin pushing marijuana legalization measures

Legalization continues to gain momentum across the country, with Michigan legalizing at the end of 2018, and Illinois electing a pro-legalization governor in Democrat J.B. Pritzker. In Minnesota, two pro-legalization statewide candidates won 5 percent of the vote in the November election, granting them major party status. But Minnesota opponents are lining up against legalization.
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The Punisher Season 2 Episode 1 Recap

The Punisher Season 2 Episode 1 Recap Frank Castle is a travelling man as The Punisher season 2 begins. We meet up with Frank at Lola’s Roadhouse, a country bar somewhere in Michigan. When a drunk guy gets a little too handsy with the bartender, Beth, Frank intervenes–non-violently. Among the others we meet at Lola’s are Ringo, the bouncer (who dispatches the drunk with ease), and a nervous young lady with an attitude who Frank identifies right away as someone in trouble. ...
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AP Poll: Tennessee moves to No. 1 in Top 25, Duke drops to No. 2

Virginia received three first-place votes and No. Michigan State two. Gonzaga and Michigan rounded out the top five.
Tags: News, Virginia, Tennessee, Michigan, Duke, College Basketball, Michigan State two Gonzaga

Tennessee moves to No. 1 in AP Top 25, Duke drops to No. 2

Top-ranked Duke went down early in the week. No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia, the last of Division I’s unbeaten teams, both fell over the weekend. In all, six top-10 teams lost. Tennessee kept rolling amid chaos across the AP Top 25. The Vols are the new No. 1 in The Associated Press men’s […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Sports, Ap, Tennessee, Michigan, Duke, AP Top, Vols

Voting Rights: Will Iowa Be The Next State To Let Felons Vote?

Republican Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is looking to roll back the state’s ban on felon voting, she announced this week. Iowa is one of three states with constitutions that permanently ban convicted felons from voting unless the governor choses to restore the felon’s franchise. Reynolds proposed in her Condition of the State speech a constitutional amendment, which would need to go through the legislature, to change the current system, though the details of the proposal are still unclear. More than 5...
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Senators Weekly: Duchene, Stone, Anderson & More

Welcome to Senators’ Weekly, where you can catch up on the past week of the Ottawa Senators throughout the 2018-19 season. From trending topics to surging prospects to news and notes, this is your weekly roundup on all things Sens. After losing eight straight games, the Senators are pulling themselves out of the league’s basement. They’ve now won four of the last five, starting with the California trip where they ended their skid. This past week, the team took down the Colorado Avalanche 5...
Tags: Column, Usa, California, Sport, Michigan, Team, Hockey, NHL, San Jose Sharks, NICK, Anderson, Ottawa, New Jersey Devils, University Of Michigan, Nilsson, TSN

Lesson Learned: Focus on the client experience

In this Monday column, Christy Murdock Edgar asks agents across the nation to share the lessons they've learned during their time in the industry. This week, Michigan Realtor Cindy Kozlowski.
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New Research Raises Concerns About the Dangers of Marijuana Use

Whatever your personal position on the subject of marijuana legalization, whether for medical or recreational use, a growing body of research reveals concerns over the potential harms caused by cannabis. The concerns are more than academic. With increasing public support (varying by demographic cohorts) for legalized marijuana, and 10 states legalizing recreational marijuana and 33 states where medical marijuana use is legal , the cannabis movement is just gaining steam. A new Pew R...
Tags: Psychology, California, Marijuana, Research, Cannabis, Substance Abuse, United States, Michigan, Pew Research Center, Mental Health And Wellness, Drug Use, Memory And Perception, Baby Boomers, Liu, Lancaster, Johns Hopkins University

No. 6 Michigan State, No. 19 Maryland clash in key Big Ten game

Tom Izzo was a happy guy on Thursday night. His sixth-ranked Michigan State team had just earned a tough road win over Nebraska, its fourth straight away from home and 11th in a row overall. It kept the Spartans (16-2, 7-0) atop the Big Ten standings, a feat made even more noteworthy considering they have been without junior guards Joshua Langford (ankle) and Kyle Ahrens (back) -- Langford for five games and Ahrens for two.
Tags: News, Maryland, Basketball, Nebraska, Michigan, Michigan State, Spartans, Tom Izzo, Langford, Ahrens, Joshua Langford, Kyle Ahrens

TOP 25 REWIND: Losses hit top tier of AP Top 25 poll

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — This time, it was the top tier’s turn. The headliners in the AP Top 25 couldn’t avoid the stumbles that had befallen their lower-ranked poll peers a week earlier, from top-ranked Duke’s home loss to Syracuse to the nation’s last two unbeaten teams — No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia […]
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It’s Time to Stop Religious Bigotry in Congress

Opinion Martin Luther King, Jr memorial monument in Washington, DC USA – -( As we take time to honor and remember the life and work of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. – whose efforts changed our nation for the better and helped end bigoted, exclusionary policies against African Americans – we should also remember his message applies to bias and bigotry in all its forms. In a 1963 speech at Western Michigan University, Reverend King said: “There are certain things in our nation...
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The Native American Elder Attacked By MAGA-Hatted Teens Explains That Viral Clip

A video depicting a group of Catholic school students in Make America Great Again hats taunting Native American elder Nathan Phillips went viral on social media this weekend — and now, Phillips has come forward to describe the events leading up to the incident.Phillips, a 64-year-old Marine, veteran of the Vietnam War, and longtime Native American activist from Michigan, was in Washington, D.C. on Friday afternoon for the Indigenous Peoples March. Phillips told the Detroit Free Press that the v...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Washington, Kentucky, United States, Michigan, Catholic, Donald Trump, Phillips, Detroit Free Press, Marine Corp, Nathan Phillips, Ocasio Cortez, Covington Catholic High School, MAGA Hatted Teens

NHL TV Blackouts & Why They Happen?

Picture a scenario. Your local NHL team is playing a nationally-televised game. It’s on NBCSN, which you access through an app because you don’t have cable or satellite. You’re excited to watch it, but when you turn it on, you’re denied because of a tv blackout based on your location. Another scenario. You live in Philadelphia and have purchased NHL.TV (formerly NHL Gamecenter Live) to watch your favorite team, the Tampa Bay Lightning, play. On this night, the Lightning are in town to take on th...
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The History & Tying the Roberts Yellow Drake

When I said the other day that northern Michigan fly tier Bob Smock Sr. told me years ago that there were just two patterns needed (see the Borchers Special post) in your fly box, in a mix of sizes from tiny small to big large, the Roberts Yellow Drake was that second pattern.Now, as a teenager who was getting completely sucked into everything fly fishing, the idea of just two old looking fly patterns in my fly box when there were so many others in the fly shop bins with catchy names and flashy ...
Tags: Sport, Fishing, Michigan, Cameron Mortenson, Bob Smock Sr, Ray Schmidt, Ray Schmidt YouTube, Roberts Yellow Drake

St. Cloud State Sweeps Western Michigan

ST. CLOUD – Sometimes when you dominate a period and you’re still on the wrong side of the scoreboard, you can get demoralized. Not if you’re part of a well-coached and determined team like #2 St. Cloud State has been all season long. Thanks to a four-goal second period, the Huskies completed yet another sweep as they defeated the 10th-ranked Western Michigan Broncos 5-3 on Saturday night at Herb Brooks National Hockey Center. The way the Huskies dominated the first period and the way they...
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Best Auto Insurance Companies

Auto insurance is right up there with health insurance as the type of insurance policy that most draws our attention. There’s a good reason for that too. With tens of millions of cars on the road across the country, the possibility of being involved in an accident is uncomfortably high. Auto insurance not only covers the cost of repairs to your vehicle if you’re involved in an accident, but also pays for damage to the other driver’s car, as well as any potential liability if you’re at fault. For...
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Plane carrying 129 skids off Chicago runway as huge storm hits midwest

One man reported killed on icy roads in KansasStorm could bring up to 18in of snow to New EnglandA plane carrying 129 people skidded from a slick Chicago runway and a plow driver was killed when his truck rolled over outside Kansas City on Saturday, following a winter storm that covered many parts of the US midwest in snow and ice. No injuries were reported on the United Airlines flight at O’Hare International Airport as it arrived from Phoenix, Chicago fire officials said. The massive storm whi...
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No. 2 Michigan falls to Wisconsin, leaving No. 4 Virginia as lone unbeaten for now

The list of unbeaten teams in college basketball is down to just one — the No. 4 Virginia Cavaliers. No. 2 Michigan (17-1, 6-1 Big Ten) was unable to pull off a late comeback against unranked Wisconsin (12-6, 4-3 Big Ten) on Saturday afternoon, falling 64-54 for the Wolverines' first loss of the year.
Tags: News, Virginia, Wisconsin, Michigan, Wolverines, Virginia Cavaliers

No. 4 Michigan falls to unranked Wisconsin for its first loss of season

Here are three takeaways from the No. 4 Michigan Wolverines' first loss of the season, to the Wisconsin Badgers.            [Author: Detroit Free Press]
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Happ, Wisconsin hand No. 2 Michigan its first loss, 64-54

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ethan Happ scored 26 points and had 10 rebounds as Wisconsin handed No. 2 Michigan its first loss of the season, breaking away in the final minute for a 64-54 victory Saturday. Fans rushed the floor after the Badgers (12-6, 4-3 Big Ten) finished off the upset. The Wolverines (17-1, 6-1) […]
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Badgers beat Michigan.

That was amusing. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Michigan OKs digital license plates with Rplate’s connected car platform

The state of Michigan approved the use of digital license plates on motor vehicles registered in the state. Reviver Auto, the manufacturer of the Rplate connected car platform, worked with Michigan's Department of State to pass the bill. Vehicle owners aren't required to adopt the new plate technology at this time. The post Michigan OKs digital license plates with Rplate’s connected car platform appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Michigan, Department of State, Digital License Plates, Rplate

Deported after 30 years in US, father still stuck in Mexico one year later, without wife and kids

After 30 years in the U.S., Jorge Garcia was deported to Mexico, where he remains a year later, unable to return to Michigan to be with his family.            [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, Mexico, US, Michigan, Detroit Free Press, Jorge Garcia

St. Cloud State Halts Western Michigan’s Unbeaten Streak with 3-0 Win

ST. CLOUD – A ten-game unbeaten streak for #10 Western Michigan and a perfect home record for #2 St. Cloud State were put on the line on Friday night. Something had to give for these two terrific teams, and it was the NCHC-leading Huskies who got the first laugh of this critical series. Micah Miller scored his first collegiate goal, and David Hrenak made 23 saves with a brilliant effort in net as St. Cloud State defeated Western Michigan 3-0 at Herb Brooks National Hockey Center. Jack, Rya...
Tags: Sport, Michigan, Hockey, NICK, Huskies, Broncos, Duluth, Ryan, Larson, Western Michigan, St Cloud State, NCHC, SCSU, WMU, Micah Miller, Sam Hentges

Massinburg leads No. 16 Buffalo past E. Michigan, 77-65

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — CJ Massinburg ended a four-game slump by scoring 31 points, leading No. 16 Buffalo to a 77-65 win over Eastern Michigan on Friday night. Nick Perkins scored 21, and the Bulls (17-1, 5-0 Mid-American Conference) extended what’s become their best start in school history. Buffalo has also won 20 straight home […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Michigan, Buffalo, Bulls, Eastern Michigan, Amherst, Mid American Conference, Nick Perkins, Massinburg