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Crain’s Detroit Business reporters and editors discuss the latest news and interview the people who are making things happen in metro Detroit.

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    Kelley Root on WJR: Rocket CEO Farner's $52 million payday | Fallout from hot real estate market | Oakland Hills shoots for U.S. Open | ER docs manage 'chaos'
    8:16
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    Michael Lee on WJR: StockX, OneStream score | Hospitals confront different wave | How the food economy has changed
    9:24
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    Kelley Root on WJR: Office space post-COVID | Black-owned businesses and access to capital | Most influential women sought
    9:04
  4. 4.
    Michael Lee on WJR: Forum: Increased teacher turnover and its impact | Vaccine incentives | Amazon Fresh coming to metro Detroit?
    7:18
  5. 5.
    Q&A with MSU’s Katharine Strunk: Teacher retention starts with compensation, school leadership
    16:45
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    Bosch's Charlie Ackerman on shifting from a workplace culture of 'presence' at the office to 'performance' working remotely
    16:57
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    Kelley Root on WJR: Vaccine rollout revs up | New Black business group | Hot housing market
    7:25
  8. 8.
    Michael Lee on WJR: How will communities spend $4.4B windfall? | Detroit's priciest condo | New app delivers Crain's news
    6:39
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    Kelley Root on WJR: COVID-19 one year later | UWM's Rocket attack | Deals surge for small and middle-market companies
    8:10
  2. 10.
    Michael Lee on WJR: Back to the office? | Texas power disaster: Lessons for Michigan | Carrying on legacy of Eric Means
    8:38
  3. 11.
    Kelley Root on WJR: Biggest Deals 2020 | Small Business Spotlight: Young entrepreneurs
    7:43
  4. 12.
    Crain's Forum: Access to care remains a big hurdle in Michigan's mental health system
    20:21
  5. 13.
    Small Business Spotlight: Detroit Flower Co. owner learns to run her business on the fly
    25:13
  6. 14.
    Michael Lee on WJR: Auto show move has nonprofits regrouping | Online betting to launch | Mortgage company No. 3
    10:34
  7. 15.
    Kelley Root on WJR: $1M+ homes sales soar in Oakland County | Family auto dealerships consolidating | Newsmakers webcasts
    7:00
  8. 16.
    Chad Livengood on WDET: If Michigan business leaders want political civility, they should show Mike Shirkey the door
    29:25
  9. 17.
    Michael Lee on WJR: New private equity fund focuses on Michigan | Pivots that paid off | Art Van fund's spend-down goal
    8:48
  10. 18.
    Michael Lee on WJR: A Gamestop moment | Indoor dining reopens | Suburban Collection in deal talks
    10:00
  11. 19.
    Kelley Root on WJR: Newsmakers event | Detroit condo market | Few bankruptcy filings | SPAC-tacular deal
    7:21
  12. 20.
    The intern is now the president: Jon Kramer of OHM Advisors talks career advancement, talent pipeline shortage and metro Detroit infrastructure needs
    18:41
  13. 21.
    Kelley Root on WJR: Loves Furniture's heartbreak | Food banks build out
    7:06
  14. 22.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: Newsmakers 2020 | Homebuilder David Compo, family killed in plane crash
    8:46
  15. 23.
    Michael Lee on WJR: Lists and more in "The Book" | A lifeline for businesses | Building for sale: Ghosts optional
    9:55
  16. 24.
    Chad Livengood on WDET: Home health industry faces labor shortage amid low pay, pandemic fears
    26:46
  17. 25.
    Mike Lee on WJR: Huntington to acquire TCF Bank | Businesses may struggle to reach COVID herd immunity | Pulte estate, Cornerstone battle over millions
    7:11
  18. 26.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: Vaccine drives home-run investment | Red-hot real estate market | Indoor dining ban
    7:03
  19. 27.
    Michael Lee on WJR: First year of recreational marijuana | Commercial demolitions grind to a halt | Can Lineage Logistics aid vaccine distribution?
    9:45
  20. 28.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: COVID's small biz impact | Whitmer makes most of exec powers | Women biz leaders urge unity | Patti Poppe's next challenge
    7:17
  21. 29.
    Michael Lee on WJR: More COVID-19 shutdowns | Plans for Northland site | Taubman, Simon merger back on
    8:43
  22. 30.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: Political ad spending soars | Calvin Johnson's business push
    8:07
  23. 31.
    Michael Lee on WJR: Business leaders' outlook on election, resilient scooter companies
    6:43
  24. 32.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: Fewer free lunches with lobbyists | 50 Names to Know in Lobbying | Clinc looks to scale up | Nationalizing Michigan's issues
    7:51
  25. 33.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: COVID-19 vaccine distribution | Impact of rising cremations | Screws tighten on Credit Acceptance | Nonprofits face tough talks
    7:21
  26. 34.
    Michael Lee on WJR: Home-based businesses take off | Tricky times for farmers | Return of Pure Michigan
    8:30
  27. 35.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: What's next after executive orders | D's Next Decade: Advancing Equity
    7:10
  28. 36.
    Michael Lee on WJR: Hotels fall behind on debt | Logistical challenges of mail-in voting | Mortgage giants in metro Detroit
    8:07
  29. 37.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: Detroit Homecoming kicks off | How FCA plant came together | COVID hurts income tax revenue | Hurdles in recruiting minorities for vaccine tests
    7:41
  30. 38.
    Michael Lee on WJR: Why recession is hitting women harder | From homeless to C-suite | Golf's decline changes landscape
    8:41
  31. 39.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: COVID liability for business | Tracking health data | 40 Under 40
    8:54
  32. 40.
    Michael Lee on WJR: Penobscot's fading glory | Arts & culture institutions struggle under capacity limits | Schlissel on reopening UM campus
    9:03
  33. 41.
    Chad Livengood on WDET: Why achieving education funding equity is difficult in Michigan
    24:30
  34. 42.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: School funding inequities | Comic book stores in jeopardy? | Detroit Homecoming to go virtual | Southeast Michigan's biggest employers
    7:28
  35. 43.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: Slow business mail delivery | COVID-19 survivors' complications | Nonprofits offer 'school day' support | Cool places to work
    8:29
  36. 44.
    Michael Lee on WJR: Marijuana sales soar | Quicken Loans goes public | What's Next
    8:43
  37. 45.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: Nonprofit CEO compensation growth stalls | East Jefferson corridor plans | Hope for Midtown Target | DCFC selling stake to fans
    7:09
  38. 46.
    Michael Lee on WJR: Re-examining police residency rules | Tigers' home opener | Brownfield incentives slow to take off
    8:13
  39. 47.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: Business travel coming back | The Henry Ford battles shortfall | Tigers aim to salvage season | Mortgage competition heats up
    9:21
  40. 48.
    Michael Lee on WJR: What Gilbert's Rocket Companies IPO reveals about worth, plans
    5:43
  41. 49.
    Mary Kramer on WJR: COVID-19 contact tracing, the 'canceled' Dream Cruise and a trip to the Upper Peninsula
    8:45
  42. 50.
    Michael Lee on WJR: Tough time to find workers | Rocket Mortgage Classic sees opportunity in sports vacuum | Health systems get $4.4 billion in relief funds
    10:06

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