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How the new $88 million Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center will impact the local economy and a look at how family-owned businesses preserve their legacy.

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We discuss a movement backed by some Grand Rapids entertainment district establishment owners pushing for laws allowing for open containers. Also, health care consumerism backed by health insurance providers.

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Local businesses continue efforts mitigating cyber threats. We also update the U of M and Metro Health partnership six months into the affiliation and how creatives are navigating real estate supply and demand pressures.  

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A look at a Michigan health & Hospital Association report on how Medicaid expansion has helped reduce bad debt.  

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We talk about a manufacturing slowdown and forecast the West Michigan economy for the remainder of 2017. Also, an analysis of drug costs and GVSU's new Design Thinking Academy.

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Michigan lawmakers are hopeful a state operated drug-monitoring system will slow opioid abuse.

Spectrum Health is bringing mammographies to Meijer customers.

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A new study breaks down the effectiveness of Michigan's Right to Work law. We also discuss how local businesses are tackling the opioid epidemic and the impact proposed White House budget cuts could have on West Michigan's medical research.   

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We discuss how the new U.S. Department of Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, separates family business interests from her federal government function. Also, Blue Cross Blue Shield is proposing lower rates for small businesses.

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MiBiz takes a closer look at how the Trump Administration's immigration policy will impact the West Michigan economy. Also, Grand Rapids-based MC Sports files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and Michigan's Tax Tribunal rules in favor of Spectrum Health in a property tax dispute with Grand Rapids Township.

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What does 2017 hold for the West Michigan economy? MiBiz sits down with dozens of area business leaders discussing the impacts of a new Presidential administration, repealing the Affordable Care Act along with potential deregulation and reforms in the banking industry.

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