Posts Tagged ‘ First ’

Detroit mayor touts first 6 months, announces program to seize drug houses

July 1, 2014
Detroit mayor touts first 6 months, announces program to seize drug houses

Mayor Mike Duggan told residents Monday his administration is set to start a program to seize drug houses and attract families ‘who want to be part of the neighborhood.’ Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit shows off basketball tradition with first Motor City Hoops Classic

June 7, 2014
Detroit shows off basketball tradition with first Motor City Hoops Classic

The Detroit Riverfront was alive with the sound of dribbling basketballs Saturday during the first ever Motor City Hoops Classic. Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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CIA Tweets Out Gold With Their First Tweet

June 6, 2014
CIA Tweets Out Gold With Their First Tweet

By: Evan Jankens @kingofthekc I can neither confirm or deny that this blog is about the CIA. Oh, I kid. It’s all about the CIA and their first tweet. The CIA broke their Twitter virginity with their very first tweet and boy did they hit a home run. The description of the CIA on Twitter [...]

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Power Wins First Of Two Detroit Grand Prix Races, In Support Of Team Penske

May 31, 2014
Power Wins First Of Two Detroit Grand Prix Races, In Support Of Team Penske

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) — Detroit businessman, IndyCar team owner and race promoter Roger Penske celebrated a win on Belle Isle Saturday. Will Power, driver of the number 12 IndyCar of Team Penske, took the checkered flag during the first of two races in the “Chevrolet: Duel in Detroit” on Belle Isle on Saturday. Power edged Graham [...]

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Martinez Earns First Win, Rangers Rout Tigers 12-2

May 25, 2014
Martinez Earns First Win, Rangers Rout Tigers 12-2

NOAH TRISTER, AP Baseball Writer DETROIT (AP) — Nick Martinez pitched six sharp innings for his first major league win and fellow rookie Rougned Odor drove in five runs with a pair of triples to lead the Texas Rangers to a 12-2 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Martinez (1-1) allowed a run and [...]

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Suh Present For First Day Of OTAs; Fairley Absent Due To Medical Issue

May 21, 2014
Suh Present For First Day Of OTAs; Fairley Absent Due To Medical Issue

By Ashley Dunkak @AshleyDunkak FORD FIELD (CBS DETROIT) – For the first day of OTAs, the Detroit Lions had one starting defensive tackle in attendance and one absent. Ndamukong Suh, who had worked out individually instead of with the team in previous weeks, came to Allen Park for the Tuesday practice, but Nick Fairley did [...]

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Detroit’s first post-bankruptcy budget: ‘Balanced and modest’ spending

May 10, 2014

Detroit’s general fund will spend less than $ 1 billion in each of the next three years, according to a budget Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s office released Friday. freep

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Mayhew Defends Choice Not To Take Defensive Player In First Round

May 9, 2014
Mayhew Defends Choice Not To Take Defensive Player In First Round

By Ashley Dunkak @AshleyDunkak ALLEN PARK (CBS DETROIT) - The Detroit Lions did not take another wide receiver with their first pick in the draft. Instead, they got a tight end with wide receiver-like capabilities in North Carolina’s Eric Ebron. The choice still upset some Lions fans, who wanted Detroit to take a defensive player. In [...]

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First city-owned home up for auction draws top bid of $34,100

May 6, 2014
First city-owned home up for auction draws top bid of $34,100

The first city-owned home sold in a new one-day auction program had a top final bid of $ 34,100. Online bidding began at $ 1,000 for the 1,400 square-foot, 3-bedroom, colonial in the East English Village neighborhood. Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit’s first day of private garbage pickup appears to go smoothly

May 5, 2014
Detroit’s first day of private garbage pickup appears to go smoothly

City officials appeared to be pleased Monday with Detroit’s first day of garbage collection under a private company. Rizzo Environmental Services began picking up garbage for about 22,000 households in southwest Detroit Monday. The company’s service will include bulk pickup every two weeks, instead of quarterly as has been done in recent years. Metro/State News [...]

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