MRA’s Social Equity Program Announces February Business Resource Workshop, Featuring Our Cannabis

LANSING – The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) is announcing the date, time, and location for its February Business Resource Workshop hosted by the Social Equity Program, featuring Our Cannabis. Date:     Thursday, February 25, 2021 Time:    10:00 AM Place:   Zoom While attendance is free, space is limited. Interested participants need to register at: http://bit.ly/MRA-success. During the

By |2021-02-19T17:36:56-05:00February 19th, 2021|Marijuana Business, News, Uncategorized|

Consumers Energy Buys 166 Megawatts Of Wind Power From Crescent Wind

JONESVILLE—Officials at Consumers Energy announced that it had taken ownership of the 166-megawatt Crescent Wind farm in Hillsdale County, which is now producing clean, renewable energy for residents and businesses in Michigan. Said Dennis Dobbs, vice president of enterprise project management, engineering and services for Consumers Energy: “It’s amazing to consider the addition of Crescent Wind

Survey: 56 Percent Of Americans To Travel For Vacation In 2021: 21 Percent Traveled Since Pandemic

WASHINGTON - A new survey conducted by Morning Consult and commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) shows consumers are optimistic about traveling again in 2021, with 56% reporting they are likely to travel for vacation this year. That represents a significant decline from pre-pandemic levels, when approximately 70% of Americans took a

By |2021-02-05T16:20:46-05:00February 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|

COVID-19 Mutations And What They Mean For Pandemic Control

ANN ARBOR - Epidemiologist Fred Brown returns to talk about the COVID-19 mutations popping up around the world, mutations that are much more viral than the virus that came out of China. You are going to want to watch this video interview. Trained as a medicinal biochemist, Brown has been on the discovery, development and/or

By |2021-01-09T16:07:20-05:00January 9th, 2021|Coronavirus, mitechtv, Science, Uncategorized|

FCC To Give Michigan $363 Million To Fund Rural Broadband For Next Decade

LANSING–Michigan will receive $362,985,055 in federal funding over the next 10 years to expand broadband access to 249,263 sites statewide, officials of the Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced. The funding is being awarded through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase 1 auction. “The internet access divide is real and must be

By |2020-12-29T18:40:21-05:00December 29th, 2020|Featured, Uncategorized|

Michigan Secures $363 Million In Federal Funding To Increase Access To Rural High-Speed

LANSING – Supporting efforts to ensure greater access to broadband and high-speed internet across the state, Michigan will receive $362,985,055 in federal funding over the next 10 years to expand broadband access to 249,263 sites statewide. The funding is being awarded through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase 1 auction, the

By |2020-12-22T19:31:38-05:00December 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Increased Online Crimes And The Dangerous Results Of CyberAttacks

DETROIT - Security threats in cyberspace are everywhere. You can become an accidental victim of the cyber conflict between countries, a data breach from a company, Facebook neglect, or the immediate target of cybercriminals. What is cybercrime and what do hacker attacks look like? In 2020, there was a real boom in cyberattacks - they

By |2020-12-21T06:17:36-05:00December 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Four20Post Live: Cannabis News Updates, Focus On CBD, Monroe Street Fair

ANN ARBOR - On Four20Post Live today, Rick Thompson updates Michigan cannabis news. Casey Yosin from Total Health Companies will talk CBD, as will Nick Young from Krystilion. Dave Crabill from iHemp Michigan will talk Hemp farming (where the CBD comes from) and Charlie Strackbein will explain why he has postponed the Monroe Street Fair

By |2020-08-21T09:49:04-04:00August 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

COVID-19 Forces Monroe Street Fair Organizers To Reschedule Event For 2022

ANN ARBOR - Monroe Street Fair Founder Charlie Strackbein announced this week on the event’s Facebook page that the popular complimentary festival side of the annual Hash Bash on the University of Michigan Diag would likely not  return until 2022 at the earliest, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. In an interview Tuesday with Michigan Marijuana

By |2020-08-12T15:57:48-04:00August 12th, 2020|Featured, Marijuana Business, News, Uncategorized|

MITech TV: Amazon Impact On Retail, Pandemic Impact On C-Level Hiring, COVID Impact On Schools Reopening

ANN ARBOR - Melih Oztalay from SmartFinds Marketing returns on MiTech TV to talk about Amazon for Retailers, Amazon Prime Day, and Amazon Marketing….it all plays into the pandemic and physical stores closing while virtual stores are doing well. Gary Erickson from Executive Search Partners returns to talk about how to get those C-Level jobs.

By |2020-08-11T17:03:49-04:00August 9th, 2020|Podcasts, Uncategorized|