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Lucy Ann Lance Business Insider: June 21-25, 2010

Friday, June 25, 2010

Molly Luempert-Coy, Regional Manager of DTE Energy

Molly Luempert-Coy discusses the challenges DTE Energy has faced in the aftermath of the Dundee tornado and the recent spate of storms.


Mark Hodesh, Owner of Downtown Home & Graden_

Mark Hodesh talks about Downtown Home & Garden, the place to go to find things for the gourmet cook & urban gardener in Ann Arbor.


Ken Fil, Ann Arbor Businessman

With a background in engineering and numerous business entities to his credit, Ken Fil of Van Winkle Mattress isn’t resting on his product line, he’s now motoring around town on the Ann Arbor Ad Train.  Listen below to find out how this Ann Arbor Ad Train came to be.


Tony Dearing, Chief Content Officer,

Tony Dearing discusses the web format of and the new ways they’re cultivating community in Ann Arbor and the future of journalism.


Matthew Raupp, Saline Teen Weather Spotter

Matthew Raupp, a 19-year-old Grand Valley State University Junior, is a storm chaser who has chased nearly every severe thunderstorm and tornado in or near Washtenaw County since 2004.  Listen below to hear him talk about his recent experiences chasing the recent storms that have been hitting the area.


Business Review Roundtable with Paula Gardner & Nathan Bomey of Ann

Paula Gardner & Nathan Bomey discuss everything from University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman’s trip to China to the high rate of foreclosures in Washtenaw County this year.


Thursday, June 24, 2010

Andrew Brix, Energy Program Manager, City of Ann Arbor

Andrew Brix discusses de-energization of Ann Arbor’s streetlights, which will save $120,000 annually in energy costs.  A technical pilot will first be conducted in June to gather feedback.  Adjustments will be made before the city-wide plan is implemented.  To find out how this might affect you, check out the interview below.


Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Dr. Ora Pescovitz, CEO of the University of Michigan Health System

The UM Hospitals & Health Centers in Ann Arbor is exceeding its financial projections and is expected to double its projected fiscal 2010 operating margin.  Dr. Pescovitz talks about the future of the UM Health System, the role of the new North Campus Research Complex, and how the national health care program will impact the way hospitals do business.