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Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for June 10, 2013:

New research shows policymakers could be ignoring a huge and important segment of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workers as they apportion budgets for higher education.

The laws of supply and demand as they apply to the workforce are broken.

That nearly one out of every five graduates from Michigan’s top three research universities has started at least one business proves the need for continued support for entrepreneurism by higher education.

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for May 28, 2013

Thanks to a combination of good weather, an improving economy and better promotion, the Michigan golf industry is well down the path of recovery and looks to tee off another strong season this year.

This is the MiBiz Growth Report for May 13, 2013:

Thanks to a combination of natural and political headwinds, the Great Lakes shipping industry is bracing itself for another season of rough sailing.

This is the MiBiz Growth Report for April 29, 2013.

Even after the Pure Michigan tourism promotion generated its best return ever in 2012, George Zimmermann believes it can drive greater dividends for the state in the years ahead.

BATTLE CREEK — A call from business and community leaders in Battle Creek to land an airlift mission at the Michigan Air National Guard (ANG) base may have fallen on deaf ears, but that won’t stop them from continuing to advocate on behalf of military personnel on the base.

Q&A: Lt. Gov. Brian Calley

Written by | Sunday, 28 April 2013 22:00 |

A recent trade mission led by Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is just the beginning of forging stronger economic ties between West Michigan and the Netherlands.

Michigan State University researchers see 2013 shaping up as another strong year for Michigan’s tourism industry.

Downtown Grand Rapids spent a good portion of the past few years defining itself with new events, festivals, venues, eateries — the works.

The Pure Michigan tourism campaign generated its best return ever in 2012, drawing an estimated 3.8 million people to the state that spent more than $1.1 billion during their stay, according to new research data.

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