PODCAST: Your Daily Detroit For September 25, 2018

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Your Detroit News:

– Road construction at a variety of major stalled projects is restarting around Metro Detroit. That’s because the Michigan Infrastructure Transportation Association is bringing in non-union workers to replace those Operating Engineers Local 324 members who have been locked out for weeks.

– Detroit is no longer the nation’s most violent big city. We’re now number 2. There is also some interesting data about Detroit’s suburbs.

– A new study says the Detroit region ranks 11th out of the top 50 U.S. metropolitan regions for clean-energy jobs.

– The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved nearly $5.7 million in loans for a new hotel project in the lower Cass Corridor.

– Former U.S. Representative John Dingell was released from the hospital on Tuesday, a little more than a week after being admitted for a heart attack.

– Michigan breweries took home nine medals including one gold from the 32nd annual Great American Beer Festival last weekend in Denver.

– There will be a one-day haunted house at Michigan Central Station, put on by the Ford Foundation. The date isn’t set, but we do know it be free to attend.

For our feature interview, U of M Ross School of Business Professor Emeritus Marina Whitman joins Sven Gustafson to talk about how tariffs will impact the auto industry and Michigan.

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