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School Daze

In school politics, you get what you allow to remain. This is the sad and curious case of I.C Norcom. The Superintendent-less  School Board has voted to allow the leadership at I.C. 3,795 more words

Anti-Sikh Riots, Eastern Europe's Normalcy

Here is a pdf from economists Andrei Shleifer and Daniel Treisman on life in Eastern Europe 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall: 245 more words

Current Events

Pure Michigan Launches Third Annual Photo Contest

LANSING — The Pure Michigan travel effort of the Michigan Economic Development Corp. is asking people around the world to share their favorite Pure Michigan photos during the Third Annual Michigan Moments Photo Contest, which launched Thursday. 432 more words


LNG - An Innovative Game Changer!

New business opportunities are often a result of industry undergoing significant change.  For example in the news, Ferus Natural Gas Fuels Inc. announced the opening of their new Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) facility in the County of Grande Prairie near the community of Elmworth. 484 more words


Book Review: Toxic Charity

Robert D. Lupton, Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help (and How to Reverse It), New York: HarperOne, 2011, 191 pp. 1,092 more words

Book Review

Do we need a Venture Capital Fund?

Do you support the proposed Venture Capital Fund — $900,000?


Thorlabs Acquires Corning QCL and Partners with Daylight Solutions

Component and system provider Thorlabs has continued its expansion up the photonics value chain with the acquisition of Corning’s optoelectronics research group – including significant expertise in quantum cascade laser (QCL) development. 67 more words

Economic Development