What I call “laughin’ and scratchin’, I’ve been doing a long time. I grew up in Chicago, and the long and winding road of radio brought me to Kalamazoo in January of ‘87. Had an awful lot of fun at one special radio station, next door, but like Tom Brady, let’s see what we can do here. Both my sons were born here. Michael lives here and is a long time Rocker listener, and David is now living the dream in Chicago, hoping to be a comedy writer. Proud to say they're my best friends, as is the love of my life, Kathy, the hottest woman alive.
Michigan Payroll Jobs Down, Unemployment Unchanged In October
The report card on Michigan's economy in October is that it is, essentially, unchanged. The unemployment rate went down a tick from 4.2 to 4.1%
Michigan Joins Other States Going After Student Loan Servicer
Michigan is joining 30 other states in going after student loan servicer Navient. The state claims "Navient hurt borrowers by engaging in deceptive practices".
Michigan 8th Grader Lands On Success’ “Thirty Under 30″ List
An eight-grader from Walled Lake has been named by Success Magazine, to it's "Thirty Under 30" list, for her invention Zollipops, a natural, vegan, lollipop (and now, other products) that's not bad for your teeth.
Another Retailer Closing; Dressbarn Closing All Stores
Another retailer is giving up. Ascena Retail Group is closing all 650 Dressbarn stores. The chain, which has been around for some five decades, has been struggling to compete with both actual store and online competitors.
Marshall’s Adam Gase Wins Power Struggle; Interim GM of NY Jets
Marshall, Michigan is worlds apart from New York City, or even East Rutherford, New Jersey. But the small town boy from little 'ol Marshall, Adam Gase, for the moment is in charge of an National Football League franchise in the the largest market in the country.
WMU Alum’s Invention Has NASA Buzzing
A Western Michigan University graduate's invention has the scientist at NASA really excited about it.
Two Michigan Breweries on List of Top Fifty Fastest Growing
While an inevitable shakeout is occurring in the craft beer industry, business is good for many, including two Michigan breweries named to a list of the top 50 fastest growing breweries in the United States, by the Brewers Association, a trade organization "dedicated" to small and independ…
You May Not Know These Billionaires Are From Michigan
The annual Forbes Magazine list of richest people on the planet came out this past week, and while most of the names are not necessarily strangers to you and me, still I was surprised at a few I didn't know were from Michigan.
New Lions Offensive Coordinator Coached, Won in The Super Bowl
That headline is both good news and bad news.
Michigan Hopes New Deal Will Bring Down Some Medicaid Costs
If it works, we'll pay for it.