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Shop Local on Small Business Saturday Nov. 28

Small Business Saturday is a special time to support all the local merchants in your city. For every $100 spent at these merchants, $68 returns to the community. Think about all the ways you could show some love to the small businesses in your area. Gather your friends and family for dinner at a family-owned restaurant, find unique gifts and holiday decorations at specialty shops in your downtown, or bring home fresh, luscious baked goods from your local bakery. The possibilities are endless, and so are the benefits to your community! Read more.

Radio Show Focuses on Striving for a Welcoming and Diverse Michigan

Americans come from many different cultures and live in one sometimes messy democracy. League CEO Dan Gilmartin and Detroit News columnist Bankole Thompson discuss ways to make diversity work in our state. Prosperity Agenda airs at 7 p.m. Nov. 25 on NewsTalk 760 WJR Radio, or subscribe to a FREE iTunes podcast, or listen here.

#BlackFridayParking Calls Attention to Ridiculous Parking Requirements

#BlackFridayParking is a nationwide event to show the harmful nature of minimum parking requirements. Snap photos of the parking lots in your community on Black Friday and upload them to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #blackfridayparking. Read more.

City of Berkley Taking Applications for City Manager Position

Berkley, a southeastern Michigan city known for earning 10 "The Best Community for ..." accolades, is seeking its next city manager. The ideal candidate will have boundless energy and the creative passion necessary to engage a supportive citizenry. Read more.

Futbol and Crowdfunding: A 'Match' Made in Detroit

Detroit City Futbol Club brings professional soccer to the city and and builds community networks that help Detroit rebuild. They've launched an investment crowdfunding campaign to restore their new home field, historic Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck. Consider getting involved! More.

'Dark Stores' Cost Michigan Local Governments Millions

Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, is leading the charge against big box retailers, trying to stop them from taking advantage of a loop hole in the way the state assesses the taxable value of such stores. He says just because it's legal doesn't make it right or fair. More

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