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  • Ford announces new self-driving Fusion Hybrid test project

    Ford announces new self-driving Fusion Hybrid test project
    Ford has announced it is joining a growing list of automakers who are taking a serious look at the future of self-driving cars. The automaker has teamed up with the University of Michigan and State Farm Insurance to develop an autonomous Ford Fusion...
  • Should Rembrandt, Van Gogh help bail out a bankrupt Detroit?

    Should Rembrandt, Van Gogh help bail out a bankrupt Detroit?
    DETROIT — The Christie's appraisers enter on Mondays, when the museum is closed, and either inspect what's on the walls or ask to see some of the thousands of works not on display, sometimes sending Detroit Institute of Arts technicians on half-...
  • Michigan governor offers pension aid to Detroit, with conditions

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is recommending that the state Legislature approve up to $350 million to help fund pensions in Detroit, though he repeatedly emphasized that the funds would come with some strings attached, including that labor unions would...
  • In Ohio, Obamacare fight renewed as GOP governor and activists tussle

    It is the center of the political universe in presidential contests. And now the war over the nation’s new healthcare program has come to Ohio as well, with potential repercussions for the short- and long-term future of the state’s governor,...
  • Digging into Detroit's bankruptcy filing

    Detroit has once again been in the headlines as the city and its creditors battle in court over whether the city is eligible to receive bankruptcy protection. Municipal bankruptcy, like just about everything else that contains the word "municipal" or...
  • Gov. Snyder says he 'worked diligently' to avoid Detroit bankruptcy

    DETROIT — As protesters marched outside, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder testified in federal court Monday that he “worked very diligently” to avoid Detroit’s historic bankruptcy as attorneys for employee unions and retirees grilled...
  • Detroit's decline

    Since the Motown sound went silent -- except on oldies stations -- and General Motors and Chrysler (but not Ford) required life support from Washington, there has been little to recommend Detroit, Mich., to visitors, much less its residents. The recent...
  • The quiet man speaks up

    It was unheard of. Mainly because it hadn't been heard before: the sound of John Boozman shouting. The junior senator from Arkansas must be the most soft-spoken member of the U.S. Senate. A big man with a tender manner, a teddy bear inside a grizzly, he...
  • Governor Is An Optimist In Detroit's Ruins

    Detroit is the broken tooth in Michigan's smile. Nevertheless, the preternaturally optimistic governor, from whom never is heard a discouraging word, cheerfully describes his recent foray with a crew cleaning up a park in a particularly, well, challenging...
  • Runaway Production: The United States of Tax Incentives

    Producers looking for a location weigh many factors -- screenplay, crew base, availability of stages, travel and lodging -- but these days, first and foremost, they consider the local incentives and tax breaks that can reduce a production's budget. Forty-...
  • Emmett/Furla Films Plays the Tax Break Game

    By choosing to shoot "Lone Survivor" in New Mexico, Emmett/Furla not only got an excellent stand-in for the pic's Afghanistan setting less than two hours by air from Hollywood, it was also able to cash in on the state's 25%-30% refundable tax credit....