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Michigan business in brief: Big Three shut down over coronavirus fears

Michigan business in brief: Big Three shut down over coronavirus fears

March 18, 2020 | Tom Henderson

More than 60,000 auto workers in Michigan are affected by the closure of plants due to the coronavirus. Banks and credit unions also are moving to increase lending.

Coronavirus will hammer Michigan economy. Only question is how much.

Coronavirus will hammer Michigan economy. Only question is how much.

March 17, 2020 | Mike Wilkinson, Jonathan Oosting, Tom Henderson

How bad will it get? Many economists agree a major downturn is coming along with perhaps hundreds of thousands of layoffs. But others say if the coronavirus is contained soon, the economy could roar back.

How Whitmer’s coronavirus order impacts Michigan $40B bar, restaurant sector

How Whitmer’s coronavirus order impacts Michigan $40B bar, restaurant sector

March 16, 2020 | Tom Henderson

Minutes before Gov. Whitmer ordered state restaurants and bars to close dine-in services, Justin Winslow, president and CEO of the Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association, described to Bridge Magazine the dramatic impact the new coronavirus is already having.

Haggling with the guy who stole my van

Haggling with the guy who stole my van

February 9, 2017 | Tom Henderson

Retiring Detroit journalist Tom Henderson shares the tale of a bewildered car thief, a donut-obsessed desk cop, and the fine art of patience in an indifferent world.

East Jordan: Iron Works changes name, not commitment to hometown

East Jordan: Iron Works changes name, not commitment to hometown

April 11, 2016 | Tom Henderson

Even as company grows globally, family keeps it home in Michigan villag

MSU survey: Consumer confidence in state near all-time high

MSU survey: Consumer confidence in state near all-time high

July 30, 2015 | Tom Henderson

Snyder’s approval rating slips while Obama’s climbs.