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LaHood announces over $200 million for Michigan rail projects… What does it mean?

A few days ago we discussed the fact that Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood was scheduled to visit Michigan and make a big announcement concerning the funding of high-speed rail projects. Well, LaHood showed up as planned, and announced that a total of $2 billion in additional funding would be expended over the next several […]

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Obama in Marquette, talks of high-speed rail and internet access for all

Addressing 1,400 people at Northern Michigan University this afternoon, President Obama made the case for bringing the internet to relatively remote regions of America, like the Upper Peninsula. “We want to invest in the next-generation of high-speed wireless coverage for 98% of Americans,” Obama said, after informing the crowd that today only 65% of American […]

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On strippers, b-school and alternative fuel vehicles

Skip This Section: Unless You’re Interested in Alternative Fuels and High-Tech Business Startups I just went out and had dinner with a guy who used to work for me. He took me out to dinner and expensed it to his new employer. He’s got a good job with a consulting firm in California. He’s a […]

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