Category: Business

Olympia Development awards $56M+ in contracts to Detroit businesses for Little Caesars World Headquarters construction

Detroit-based businesses are leading the way in construction of the city’s first newly-built corporate headquarters in more than a decade.

As of September 2017, more than $56 million in contracts for the Little Caesars world headquarters campus expansion have been awarded to Detroit-based businesses. This amount represents nearly 69 percent of the total $86 million awarded for this project so far.

Rihanna Is The Guest Editor For Vogue Paris Because She’s Rihanna

That Rihanna reign just won’t let up! Clearly one of the fashion industry’s most influential stars, the singer is now taking her talents to the press. Vogue Paris asked Rihanna to be their Guest Editor for their December issue and she more than delivered.

FCC To Cut Subsidy That Makes Internet Affordable For Low-Income Families

The digital divide is about to get wider after the Federal Communications Commission’s 3-2 political party line vote on Thursday to scale back the federal Lifeline program, which provides a subsidy to help poor people pay for broadband service, CNN Money reported.

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Google Detroit

 

Official Google Statement:
“Google has officially signed a lease for new office space on East Henry Street alongside the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The city of Detroit has a rich history of culture and innovation, and we’re excited to be a part of its world class talent and world class companies.

Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nominees

Diana Ross performs at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

This year’s American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners.

Retirement planning should include long-term care costs 

NEW YORK (AP) _ Many Americans have a blind spot when it comes to retirement planning: long-term care costs. Even though the majority of Americans will at some point need long-term care, few are planning for it. Many underestimate the costs and mistakenly believe health insurance can help cover it.

Ex-NFL receiver Terry Glenn dead after Dallas-area wreck

FILE – In this July 31, 2006, file photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terry Glenn signs autographs for fans after practice at the Cowboys football training camp in Oxnard, Calif. Officials say former Cowboys receiver Terry Glenn has died following a one-vehicle rollover traffic accident near Dallas that left his fiancée slightly hurt. The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office says Glenn died at 12:52 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. The ex-Ohio State standout was 43. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

HAUTE OR NAUGHT: Did Beyoncé Nail The Theme For Serena’s Wedding?

Serena Williams was wed to Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans. The tennis queen had a star studded wedding, with everyone from Kim Kardashian to Kelly Rowland showing up. The guest of honor was none other than Beyoncé, who arrived with a longgggg, crimped, blonde ponytail weave.

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Restaurant owners finding strong appetites in Detroit

In this Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 photo, people prepare food in the kitchen area of the Smallman Galley, that prepares food for the four restaurants housed in the food hall in the Strip District of Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh-based company that develops and manages food halls like the Smallman Galley, is eying Detroit as one of the newest locations for the trendy food service concept. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Unarmed Black Man Shot By Texas Cop Struggles To Pay Hospital Bills

In a scenario that is as old as this nation, a Black man was hospitalized after being shot by the police in Mesquite, Texas, for, get this, sitting in his own vehicle after accidentally setting off his alarm.

RELATED: Texas Cop Shoots Unarmed Black Man For Entering His Own Truck

Four steps to disaster-proof your finances

LIZ WESTON

Mother Nature could be excused if she wondered, “How much more prompting do you people need?”

This year delivered epic wildfires, devastating hurricanes, massive floods and some pretty horrific earthquakes. Yet many people still haven’t taken a few critical steps to protect their financial lives from such disasters.