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On Twitter, 'Being Black at the University of Michigan' -
February 25, 2014, 1:21 am
On Twitter, ‘Being Black at the University of Michigan’
Twitter  Colleges_&_Universities  racism  Michigan  African-Americans 
february 2014 by jerryking
What's Selling Where: Burgers -
July 18, 2012 | WSJ | Ellen Byron
What's Selling Where

Convinced that flavor preferences are distinctly local, burger chain Smashburger, with 163 locations in three countries and 27 states, adds a local burger to each market's menu. Founder Tom Ryan, a food veteran of Quiznos, McDonald's MCD -1.27% and Pizza Hut, describes what goes into six different one-third pound Smashburgers, which sell for $5.99.
hamburgers  travel  Minneapolis  Tulsa  St._Louis  Michigan  Las_Vegas  San_Diego 
july 2012 by jerryking
Does America Need Manufacturing? -
August 24, 2011 | | By JON GERTNER. Interesting
article about how the U.S. is stumbling its ways towards a tepid,
stealth industrial policy with respect to the making of lithium-ion
batteries to support getting said batteries to be cost-effective enough
for use in electric vehicles.
manufacturers  industrial_policies  batteries  stealth  electric_cars  automotive_industry  MIT  cleantech  start_ups  unemployment  Michigan 
september 2011 by jerryking
High-Tech Start-Ups Put Down Roots in New Soil -
MAY 26, 2009 | Wall Street Journal | by SIMONA COVEL. Cities
Like Kalamazoo Dangle Incentives as Silicon Valley and Other Old Hot
Spots See Pullback in Venture Loans
cities  economic_development  incentives  industrial_midwest  Michigan  midwest  pullbacks  Rust_Belt  San_Antonio  silicon_valley  Simona_Covel  start_ups 
june 2009 by jerryking

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