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  1. COLUMN: ESPNU expansion big news, but what lies ahead?Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Should I go out to Veterans Field and Keeter Stadium to see eventual two-time champion Brooklawn, N.J. take on Midland, Mich., or stay at home and watch the first-ever televised title game in Shelby on ESPNU? I compromised.

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  2. Dow stops making one of its first productsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    When Dow Chemical Company started in Midland, Michigan in 1897, it produced two chemicals. One of them was bleach.

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  3. Ken Braun: Rep. Gary Glenn has a big box of pink trianglesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... hard for decades to be exceptional. Earlier this week he read the biography of the incoming news editor of the Midland Daily News, which included a notation that the reporter is married to another man. Applying his own coding system to what he ...

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  4. Michigan firm gets $1 billion Chinese contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | China Daily

    A $1 billion contract between Hybrid Kinetic Group Ltd of China and XALT Energy LLC will mean the addition of 300 jobs at the XALT plant in Midland, Michigan. [Provided to China Daily] The CEO of a Michigan-based lithium-ion battery maker hopes a $1 billion contract to supply a Chinese company will eventually produce more sales in China and Asia.

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  5. Malden Planet Fitness Members: Do You Agree With An Ex-Member's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    According to Clubindustry.com , an ex-member of a Planet Fitness gym in Michigan is suing the company in reaction to its policy against discrimination towards transgender people. On Monday, March 23, Yvette Cormier filed a 15-page summons and complaint against the Planet Fitness franchisee in Midland, MI and the corporate Planet Fitness in Newington, NH.

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  6. Marlborough Planet Fitness Members: Do You Agree With the Club's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    Marlborough Planet Fitness members: Do you agree with the gym's "no judgment" policy of its transgender members? According to Clubindustry.com , an ex-member of a Planet Fitness gym in Michigan did not agree and that is now the basis of her lawsuit against the company. On Monday, March 23, Yvette Cormier filed a 15-page summons and complaint against the Planet Fitness franchisee in Midland, MI, and the corporate Planet Fitness in Newington, NH.

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  7. Dow Chemical to merge Gulf Coast business unit into another company in $5B dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    ... (NYSE: DOW) is merging part of it chlor-alkali business with Olin Corp. (NYSE: OLN) in a deal valued at $5 billion. Midland, Michigan-based Dow will separate its U.S. Gulf Coast Chlor-Alkali and vinyl, global chlorinated organics and global epoxy ...

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  8. Lawsuit: Planet Fitness Should Discriminate Against Transgendered WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    Yvette Cormier is seeking more than $25,000 in damages from the Planet Fitness gym in Midland after her membership was canceled after raising a fuss about having to share locker rooms and restrooms with a trans woman. Cormier's lawsuit , filed Monday in Midland County Circuit Court, accuses Planet Fitness of invasion of privacy, sexual harassment and breach of contract, among a litany of other charges.

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  9. Dow Chemical, Olin in $5B cash-and-stock dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Day

    ... petrochemical businesses. Dow CEO and Chairman Andrew Liveris said in a statement that the Olin deal has helped the Midland, Michigan-based company exceed its target to divest $7 billion to $8.5 billion of non-strategic businesses and assets. Dow ...

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  10. XALT Energy bringing 300 new jobs to Midland; here's how to applyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MLive.com

    Officials with advanced battery manufacturer XALT Energy LLC recently announced plans to bring 300 new high-tech and manufacturing jobs to Midland. The jobs are the result of a more than $1 billion agreement XALT has made with Hybrid Kinetic Group "HK Group" of China to supply lithium titanate batteries from its manufacturing facilities in Midland for all-electric buses in China.

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  11. Dow Chemical strikes $5 billion chlorine deal with OlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Indianapolis Business News

    ... is focused on value-added products such as genetically modified corn seed and plastics for autos and packaging. The Midland, Michigan-based company is parent to Indianapolis-based Dow AgroSciences LLC, which is in the next three years, according to ...

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  12. Waterfront Living Can Be a Dream, With Preparation and KnowledgeRead the original story

    Friday | PR Log

    PRLog - March 27, 2015 - MIDLAND, Mich. -- Waterfront living! A dream for many homeowners.

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  13. Dow Chemical to Merge Chlorine Assets With Olin in $5 Billion DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheStreet.com

    ... at least $200 million in annual synergies and cost savings from the deal. The deal is part of a broader campaign by Midland, Mich.-based Dow to refocus itself on higher-margin businesses. Dow -- which under pressure from Dan Loeb's hedge fund Third ...

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  14. Dow unit merging with OlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Dow Chemical Co. is merging part of it chlor-alkali business with Olin Corp. in a deal valued at $5 billion. Midland, Michigan-based Dow will separate its U.S. Gulf Coast Chlor-Alkali and vinyl, global chlorinated organics and global epoxy businesses ...

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  15. Woburn Planet Fitness Members: Do You Agree With An Ex-Member's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    According to Clubindustry.com , an ex-member of a Planet Fitness gym in Michigan is suing the company in reaction to its policy against discrimination towards transgender people. On Monday, March 23, Yvette Cormier filed a 15-page summons and complaint against the Planet Fitness franchisee in Midland, MI and the corporate Planet Fitness in Newington, NH.

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  16. Shrewsbury Planet Fitness Members: Do You Agree With the Club's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    Shrewsbury Planet Fitness members: Do you agree with the gym's "no judgment" policy of its transgender members? According to Clubindustry.com , an ex-member of a Planet Fitness gym in Michigan did not agree and that is now the basis of her lawsuit against the company. On Monday, March 23, Yvette Cormier filed a 15-page summons and complaint against the Planet Fitness franchisee in Midland, MI, and the corporate Planet Fitness in Newington, NH.

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  17. Woman Suing Planet Fitness After Complaints Over Transgender Person...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] MIDLAND, MI - A Michigan woman is suing Planet Fitness over claims that the gym was too respectful of transgender members. Yvette Cormier had her gym membership revoked after repeatedly complaining to other customers about a policy allowing a transgender person to use the same locker room as her.

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  18. Transphobic Woman Wants $25,000 From Planet Fitness For Canceling Her MembershipRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Queerty

    It all started earlier this month when Cormier had her membership to the gym in Midland, MI revoked after having a meltdown over a trans woman using the women's locker room. First, Cormier complained to staff about the person who she said "totally looked like a man" using the women's locker room.

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  19. Woman sues Planet Fitness for $35,000 over transgender-friendly locker roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Examiner.com

    Yvette Cormier has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Planet Fitness of Midland, Michigan, saying the gym's policy of allowing transgender people into the women's locker room endangers women's safety and invades privacy. Yvette Cormier, a Michigan mom whose gym membership at Planet Fitness was revoked after she complained about a transgender woman being allowed in the women's locker room, has filed a lawsuit alleging Planet Fitness' transgender-friendly policy endangers women and children.

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  20. Midland police to hold SWAT training at Eastlawn and SwedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    The training will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the area of Eastlawn and Swede, Midland County 911 said.

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