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"The U.S. Labor Department said Tuesday it is awarding $5 million to help the city of Detroit fund a project to help reduce a stubbornly high youth unemployment rate and create more than 2,000 job opportunities. The Obama administration said it is awarding the dollars to Michigan to fund a demonstration project for youth in Detroit." (Detroit News)

"LANSING, MI — Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is polling ahead of the Republican field in Michigan, according to the results of a new poll conducted well ahead of the 2016 election. Public Policy Polling of North Carolina, in a Michigan survey of 1,072 registered voters conducted over the weekend, found a tight race among top GOP contenders." (MLive)

"Troy is the site for the new Cuban Chamber of Commerce's headquarters. The organization, which also has offices in Miami and Washington, D.C, helps companies find customers and business opportunities in the Caribbean country." (Detroit Free Press)

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

Governor Rick Snyder has signed a bill that stops local governments from adopting their own ordinances that cover wages and working conditions. 

"FireKeepers Casino Hotel President R. Bruce McKee is set to retire at the end of the year and the casino announced a succession plan Tuesday installing Homer A. Mandoka as the next president and Brian Decorah as CEO." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

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