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  1. The Great Lakes Center for the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Switched

    ... located centrally between Traverse City, Charlevoix, Petoskey, Bay View, Harbor Springs, Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island--active communities that would benefit from a major arts venue. A regional cultural plan completed in 1999 suggested that Bay ...

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  2. Shifting economic development cash to roads sparks fightRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Navajo Times

    _ A theme at this year's gathering of business and political leaders on Mackinac Island was ``cohesion'' _ a commitment to be unified on long-term strategies to improve Michigan. But Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers are anything but united on economic ...

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  3. Stay-cationing in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Battle Creek Enquirer

    ... shop to buy copious amounts of the sweet treat. We believe Michigan travel is more than a four-day trip to Mackinac Island. Or Frankenmuth. Or the Detroit Zoo. Been there, done that. With the help of some local travel agents we've put together a ...

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  4. Flashpoint: Experts talk auto industry, schools, roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ClickOnDetroit

    TIME CLOSED CAPTIONING PROVIDED BY U.S. CAPTIONING COMPANY POLITICAL AND BUSINESS LEADERS GATHER FOR THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON MACKINAC ISLAND. WE'LL TALK WITH BILL FORD, JR.

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  5. Flashpoint: What's next for schools in Detroit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ClickOnDetroit

    ALL RIGHT. WELCOME BACK TO FLASH POINT AND OUR PERCH HERE AT THE GRAND HOTEL ON MACKINAC ISLAND.

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  6. Michigan by the numbers: the Mackinac Island editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MLive.com

    Business and political leaders delved into some numbers at last week's Mackinac Policy Conference.

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  7. Snyder, business leaders defend economic development funding eyed for road repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MLive.com

    ... House roads plan - which would cut $135 million in state funding for the MEDC - was a hot topic this week on Mackinac Island, where business and political leaders mingled at the Grand Hotel overlooking the Straits of Mackinac. "We shouldn't be ...

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  8. Enbridge oil could be a 'ticking time bomb' for both...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MLive.com

    ... waterways. He hints the company will be asked to beef-up its safeguards. Which is why the Greens were on Mackinac Island protesting and even interrupting Gov. Rick Snyder's welcoming address to a gathering of business leaders last week. The governor ...

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  9. Congresswoman Offers Locker-Room Assessment of RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Patch.com

    ... issues dominated discussion at the annual gathering sponsored by the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce on Mackinac Island, according to reports by The Detroit News and MLive.com. Dingell said Congress lacks fortitude on the issue as well, ...

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  10. In praise of impracticalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... of efforts invested with great skill into a landscape that was (and still is) enormously impractical. Mackinac Island, Michigan, is impractically beautiful too. In 1898 the government banned a newfangled invention called the automobile from the ...

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  11. Mackinac Island and Lake Huron seen from the Grand Hotel.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | WOODTV.com

    Business leaders and others pressed lawmakers Friday to act immediately to boost spending on Michigan's road and bridge infrastructure, saying the recent defeat of a transportation-funding ballot measure did not diminish the need to enact an alternative plan as early as this summer. "We've been talking about this issue far too long," said Doug Rothwell, president and CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan.

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  12. Debbie Dingell rants about Michigan roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | ClickOnDetroit

    ... THINKING YOU DON'T HEAR IT VERY OFTEN, ELECTED OFFICIALS SAY EXACTLY WHAT'S ON THEIR MIND. Ruth: TODAY ON MACKINAC ISLAND, DEBBIE DINGELL CALLED OUT MICHIGAN LAWMAKERS FOR FAILING TO FIND COMPROMISE IN ORDER TO FIX OUR BAD ROADS. NICK MONACELLI IS ...

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  13. SkubDec10RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Chris Iannetta hit his fourth career grand slam for the Los Angeles Angels in a 12-2 rout over the Detroit Tigers las ALPENA, Mich. - As Department of Natural Resources summer workers Sam Black and Joe Stutesman lifted a large-mesh fyke net in Lake Bess MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich.

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  14. Snyder On Mackinac: Best Road Funding Plan Would Combine Gas Tax, Registration FeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | CBS Local

    Facebook Email / Contact Forms Web Team Community Affairs Local TV Programming Sales Inquiries Technical/Reception Network FAQ/Feedback WWJ-TV is part of the [...] EVENTS Welcome to WWJ Newsradio 950 on CBSDetroit.com! Welcome to WWJ Newsradio 950 - Detroit's ONLY all news radio station, with accurate and dependable traffic and weather updates [...] Promotions About 97.1 The Ticket 26455 American Drive Southfield, MI 48034 Call the in-studio line at 539-9797. 327-2900 Map Directions Send a comment or suggestion [...] Promotions About CBS Sports Radio 1270 26455 American Drive Southfield, MI 48034 327-2900 Map Directions Send a comment or suggestion to the CBS Detroit web [...] MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich.

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  15. MI-made ferry to be used for Mackinac visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | WXYZ

    Miss Margy is the newest addition to the Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry fleet. Miss Margy is a $3.8 million all-aluminum ferry.

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  16. Michigan's blue economy on par with auto industry, according to reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | MLive.com

    As politicians and businesses leaders gathered on Mackinac Island for the Mackinac Policy Conference, a new report showed the surrounding waters powered $60 billion worth of economic activity in Michigan. "The size and scale of our blue economy is on par with our traditional auto economy," said Michigan Economic Center at Prima Civitas Director John Austin, who co-authored the report.

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  17. Half-built Detroit jail 'will be an ugly mess a little while longer,' says county CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | MLive.com

    ... will be a major undertaking and will have to wait, he said in an interview during the annual conference on Mackinac Island. "Wayne County couldn't borrow a dollar right now," Evans said. "And to fix the jail will require borrowing. You have a ... 1 comment

  18. Detroit education is the talk of Mackinac Island, but questions remain about possibility of reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | MLive.com

    From the sunshine of the world's largest porch to the patterned hallways of the Grand Hotel, one topic is consistently batted around by some of the state's most powerful people. Here at the Mackinac Policy Conference, the annual three-day gathering of the powerful and their handlers, Detroit education reform has been - along with the ever-present talk about road funding - on the tip of many tongues.

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  19. Mackinac Island Policy Conference fosters collaborative discussion on educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | The Michigan Daily Online

    The luxury of the Grand Hotel, carriage rides to the stables for dinner, lunch with live music, yoga on the longest porch in the world and cocktail hours created a facade for the work done at the 35th annual Michigan Policy Conference on Mackinac Island. In his opening remarks Wednesday, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder enthusiastically announced unemployment rates in Michigan have recently met the national average for the first time in 15 years.

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  20. Bankruptcy judge 'deeply concerned' about unfunded pensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | SFGate

    Retired Judge Steven Rhodes speaks at the 'Detroit: Architects of Prosperity' panel discussion inside the Grand Hotel during the Mackinac Policy Conference, Thursday May 28, 2015, on Mackinac Island, Mich. says he's "deeply concerned" about unfunded pension liabilities in other Michigan municipalities and they should consider transitioning into 401 -style retirement plans for employees.

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