Daily Archive: May 21, 2013

    Beaumont and Henry Ford Health Systems end merge talks

    Beaumont Health System and Henry Ford Health System have ended discussions of a proposed merger to combine their operations into a new health system. “We have benefitted greatly from our merger discussions and have great respect for our colleagues at Henry Ford,” says Gene Michalski, president and CEO, Beaumont H…

    News Alert: Chrysler Group LLC Reports February 2013 U.S. …

    March 1, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Chrysler Group LLC today reported U.S. sales of 139,015 units, a 4 percent increase compared with sales in February 2012 (133,521 units), and the group’s best February sales since 2008. The Dodge, Ram Truck and FIAT brands each posted year-over-year sales gains in February compared…

    Listen: Beyonce releases Grown Woman

    The BeyHive has released the full track to Beyonce’s Pepsi commercial “Grown Woman” The beat is tribal and is guaranteed to get you bobbing your head and dancing before you realize it. This is bound to be the ladies summer anthem! Listen to it below….

    The Wheel Deal: To Buy or Lease Your Next Automobile

    It’s one of the most common — and beguiling — questions that consumers face: to buy or lease a new car? Investing your hard-earned money in a new set of wheels is a major financial commitment, whether you ultimately choose to buy the vehicle or lease it, according to personal finance experts. “It’s a balancing act that c…

    The new retirement: No retirement

    For growing numbers of Americans, the new retirement may really mean no retirement. That’s the conclusion of an article in the current issue of the ISR Sampler, the annual magazine of the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research.”For most of the 20th century we saw retirement ages fall while life expectancy rose,” said…

    Kelly Rowland Set to Become a Judge on ‘X Factor’

    Simon Cowell will be surrounded by women when THE X FACTOR returns for its third season this fall on FOX. Grammy Award-winning artist Kelly Rowland and international pop star Paulina Rubio join him and Demi Lovato as judges on the hit singing competition series. Simon Cowell said today, “It’s taken more than a decade, bu …

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    Nearly 60 Arrested in North Carolina as Protests Continue

    Progressive protests against a wave of conservative legislation in the North Carolina State House show little sign of weakening at the one month milestone. Case in point, Monday evening, more than 600 supporters gathered at the General Assembly in Raleigh and 60 demonstrators were arrested, after pre-planned acts of civil disobedience. …

    Faygo Pop’s Campaign Selected as Finalist for OBIE Award

    The unique “Summer Silhouettes” Outdoor Campaign by Faygo Beverages, Inc. has been chosen as a finalist for the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA)’s 2013 OBIE Awards, the oldest and one of the most prestigious awards in the advertising industry. The series of billboards was created by Faygo partner, West…

    Hot Lap Ride with Will Power and the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix

    May 20, the MCTV Street team comprised of myself and our web editor AJ Williams went to Belle Isle to experience first-hand what it is like inside an Indy Pace car at the Grand Prix on Belle Isle. The Cheverolet Detroit Grand Prix hosted a “hot lap ride” with three of the Grand Prix’s hottest drivers: Will Power, Driver of the No. 12…