Wednesday, March 1st, 2017


WATCH: Crain’s Top Newsmakers of 2016 @ MotorCity Casino’s Sound Board

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the MotorCity Casino Hotel’s Sound Board for the 2016 Crain’s Newsmakers of the Year ceremony. In this video, watch for the announcement of Crain’s Top Newsmakers of 2016. You’ll see Andy Appleby (Founder, United Shore Professional Baseball League), Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha (Director, MSU-Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative), Barbara McQuade (U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Michigan), Joseph Mullany (Former CEO, Detroit Medical Center), Mina Sooch (President & CEO, Gemphire Therapeutics), Kirk Steudle (Director, MDOT), Sam Valenti III (Co-Fouder, V5 Partners LLC) and M. RoyRead More

Tom Gores discusses Pistons move, MLS bid and Flint water crisis

TweetDETROIT — Detroit Pistons Owner Tom Gores was honored with the Crain’s Newsmaker of the Year award for 2016. The ceremony was held on Tuesday afternoon inside the Sound Board at the MotorCity Casino Hotel. Gores and KC Crain of Crain Communications discussed several topics including the Pistons move to downtown Detroit, the major league soccer bid and the Flint water crisis. In addition to owning the NBA basketball team, Gores also serves as founder, chairman and CEO of Platinum Equity. He still lives in Los Angeles, but frequently fliesRead More