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Ruby, Abigail and Ashlyn of learn to reduce, reuse and recycle through University Hills Elementary's Eco Eagles.

Metro Detroit schools are going Green, Emerald and Evergreen

These three classifications are the result of a growing statewide dedication to eco-friendly education and environmental activities through the Michigan Green Schools program.

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Utley Brothers Printing comes full circle after 70 years

Troy-based Utley Brothers Printing is celebrating 70 years in business this year, and with the introduction of their letterpress studio the Atlantic Press five years ago, the company is paying homage to its early origins as much as it is keeping up with current design trends. 

May 1 feature

County seeks input on how $5 million should be spent on housing, community development

County residents who want a say on how $5 million annually should be spent for various housing and community development projects including neighborhood improvements or home foreclosure prevention will get three chances to be heard.

Curt Bailey

An artist's argument for STEAM education

It would be a shame if kids with a passion for art were somehow led to believe that there is not a place for them in the world of science, technology, and innovation, argues designer and inventor Curt Bailey, which is why he believes it important to insert an 'A' for arts into the STEM acronym.

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Green Electrical Supply takes the mystery out of energy efficient technology

Rich Osterhout opened Green Electrical Supply in Auburn Hills in 2007. The company specializes in energy efficient electrical products, customer education, and high quality customer service. 

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In Pontiac, historic neighborhoods are key to city's revival

Pontiac's historic neighborhoods are not only testaments to the city's former economic and industrial might, but also to its potential for future redevelopment.

Joe Hessling

Seed capital fuels 365 Retail Markets rapid growth rate

Joe Hessling spent a couple years building 365 Retail Markets from nothing, but he was able to grow the Troy startup's revenues quickly after scoring $1 million in seed capital. That hockey stick spike in growth is why 365 Retail Markets is one of the Gazelle 100, a year-long exploration of the fastest-growing startups in Metro Detroit as part of SEMichiganStartup's Year of the Gazelle series.

Rob Chioini

Rockwell Medical's innovative drug Triferic will impact iron deficiency therapy around the world

Wixom-based Rockwell Medical is preparing to release its industry-changing iron maintenance and replacement therapeutic drug treatment Triferic to the market later this year, positioning itself as a global leader in its field. 

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How metro Detroit became a national leader in mead making

Collaboration and good-natured competition have propelled metro Detroit's meaderies into a class of their own.

Oakland County expertise leads to national economic development group appointment

Oakland County and its business development team have been appointed to FDI Frontlines Coalition – an economic development steering committee created by the Washington D.C.-based Organization for International Investment.

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Hopeful Harvest Foods is a social enterprise that is growing the local food economy

Hopeful Harvest Foods is a for-profit subsidiary of Forgotten Harvest designed to help further the organization's mission through three key social enterprise efforts to help local small businesses, become part of a larger workforce development initiative, and have another avenue to drive revenue to support the mission of Forgotten Harvest.

Salvaging parts of South Lyon's historic mill

Saving the Leonard Mill, a 19th century agricultural relic in Oakland County

Parts from a doomed historic mill in South Lyon will be used to restore a similar mill in the Village of Leonard, creating a historic destination on the Polly Ann Trail.

Amos and Lance

Canine Advocacy Program provides comfort for children forced to testify in criminal cases

The Canine Advocacy Program is a child crime victims' advocacy nonprofit based in Novi and founded by Dan Cojanu in 2010. The dogs provide comfort and reduce anxiety for children forced to testify in criminal cases, doing a little less harm in a situation that is terrifying for them. 

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From almost famous to truly famous: Metro Detroit's up-and-coming chefs have arrived

Back in 2012 Metromode ran a two-part story on metro Detroit's up and coming restaurant scene and the chefs who were striving to make a name for themselves. So, where are these culinary young guns now? As it turns out, each and every one has not only delivered on their promise but exceeded expectations.

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MI Great Artist Weatherly Stroh found her inner painter after coming home to Michigan

Weatherly Stroh is yet another Michigan returnee success story. The Birmingham artist spent 20 years living in Colorado before finally returning home, where she began painting full time and has since received prestigious recognition for her work along with a warm Michigan welcome. 
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