Business

Dr. Ken Harris
Dr. Ken Harris (Photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)
WWJ News
October 02, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Dr. Ken Harris, President and CEO of the National Business League, is not surprised at all by the survey results.
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2018, file photo, residents pass by the entrance to the "Hotan City apparel employment training base" where Hetian Taida Apparel Co. has a factory in Hotan in western China's Xinjiang region. The Trump administration on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, announced it is stopping imports of clothing, gold, diamonds and other items believed to have been produced with forced labor by companies based in Brazil, China and Malaysia as well as some gold mined in eastern Congo and diamonds from a region in Zimbabwe. Hetian Taida Apparel Co., Ltd. in Xinjiang, is one of the companies sanctioned. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
WWJ News
October 02, 2019 - 4:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday announced it is holding imports of clothing, gold, diamonds and other items believed to have been produced with forced labor by companies based in Brazil, China and Malaysia as well as some gold mined in eastern Congo and diamonds from a region...
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United Auto Workers GM strike
In this Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, photo United Auto Workers members picket during a strike at General Motors Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
WWJ News
October 01, 2019 - 1:44 pm
The plant shutdowns mean that GM has lost any new supplies of its light-duty Chevrolet Silverado.
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dog eating
WWJ News
October 01, 2019 - 9:52 am
Some are willing to shell out for diets that match their own without clear evidence of it being beneficial for their dogs.
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holiday shopping
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo Christmas decorations are shown at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
WWJ News
September 27, 2019 - 5:22 pm
You still have two months for saving and planning. Start with these steps.
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smoking marijuana
WWJ News
September 27, 2019 - 4:02 pm
A "Cannabusiness Seminar" was held Friday in Detroit for interested entrepreneurs.
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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2014 file photo, a Fiat logo pictured on a car in Milan, Italy. Fiat Chrysler has agreed to pay $40 million to settle a complaint by securities regulators that it misled investors by overstating monthly sales numbers. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
WWJ News
September 27, 2019 - 1:54 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is paying $40 million to settle with U.S. securities regulators who say the automaker misled investors by overstating its monthly sales numbers over a five-year period. The Italian-American company inflated sales by paying dealers to report fake numbers from 2012 to...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2019, file photo a sign is posted during a demonstration outside a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa. General Motors now says striking workers will get company-paid health insurance, nine days after saying coverage would be cut off. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
WWJ News
September 26, 2019 - 12:24 pm
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors now says striking workers will get company-paid health insurance, nine days after telling the union that coverage would be cut off. The automaker said in an emailed letter to the United Auto Workers that it will keep benefits in place due to "significant confusion"...
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Mara Paulic, a 42-year GM employee, pickets outside the General Motors Fabrication Division, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, in Parma, Ohio. The strike against General Motors by 49,000 United Auto Workers entered its second week Monday with progress reported in negotiations but no clear end in sight. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
WWJ News
September 25, 2019 - 8:34 am
DETROIT (AP) — As the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors stretches into a second week, it's not just the company and striking workers getting pinched. With many replacement part warehouses shut down, dealers are beginning to run short of components to repair cars, trucks and SUVs...
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WWJ News
September 24, 2019 - 6:14 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Tuesday expanded a criminal investigation of the auto industry by charging a Fiat Chrysler engineer with rigging pollution tests on more than 100,000 diesel pickup trucks and SUVs sold in the U.S., the first indictment since a wave of similar cases against...
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