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Former GM Willow Run Plant May Be Demolished: Nathan Bomey, Reporter, Detroit News – A piece of our WWII history is in danger of being demolished. The historic former GM Willow Run Plant in Ypsilanti Township, which the auto company closed in late 2010, may be demolished. Henry Ford built the factory to manufacture B-24 bombers during the war.
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Saline Area Chamber of Commerce: Life Insurance for Students – Art Trapp, Chamber Executive Director; Susan Kirk Rosales, Rosales State Farm Insurance – A Michigan mother who recently lost her college-age son soon found out that she was responsible for his student loans. State Farm Insurance agent Susan Rosales says you can actually get a life insurance policy which would afford you the ability to cover such a situation. Susan opened up her Saline business earlier this year, after coming back home to Michigan from Texas.
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Wellness Wednesday: Succesful Post-Surgery Recovery – Surgeon Dr. Robert K. Cleary, MD, of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System A grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation is helping fund St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor’s Enhanced Recovery initiative, a unique 16-step protocol which has shown to improve patient outcomes, reduce complications and shorten hospital length of stay after surgery.
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Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce: Chamber Reviews Social Media Policy – Janet Larson, Chamber President – Many businesses continue to look at how they use technology to communicate with their clients. Find out what the Manchester Chamber is doing to carve out its own social media policies. Our weekly update from this beautiful village in Washtenaw County’s southwest corner also includes a look at two fun upcoming events that you won’t want to miss.
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Five things To Know About Offshore Accounts: Attorney Jim Duggan, Duggan Bertsch, LLC – For many years, U.S. taxpayers have been able to avoid paying taxes by placing or receiving assets into offshore accounts. Rules regarding reporting and disclosure were ambiguous and enforcement by the IRS was weak. As a result, offshore planning became synonymous with tax-free planning. According to Tax, Wealth and Estate Planning Attorney Jim Duggan of DUGGAN BERTSCH, LLC, most advisors have been conditioned to equate offshore with tax avoidance as well, which he says results in bad advice being given to U.S. taxpayers.
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