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Giants WR Beckham Hurts Leg In First Half Against Browns

August 22, 2017
Giants WR Beckham Hurts Leg In First Half Against Browns

By Tom Withers CLEVELAND (AP) — The New York Giants’ exhibition season has gotten serious. Star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. hurt his left leg during Monday night’s game against Cleveland when he took a legal-but-questionable hit on the knee from Browns cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun. Beckham, one of the NFL’s best players, caught an 18-yard [...]

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American Girl’s First Native Hawaiian Doll Set To Go On Sale

August 20, 2017
American Girl’s First Native Hawaiian Doll Set To Go On Sale

HONOLULU (AP) — American Girl has made its first Native Hawaiian doll. The doll’s name is Nanea Mitchell and she goes on sale Monday. The doll is 18 inches (46 centimeters) tall and is priced at $ 115. Her character grows up during World War II. Her wardrobe includes 1940s-era outfits, hula attire and many [...]

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First Look At The Ice In Little Caesars Arena [PHOTO]

August 17, 2017
First Look At The Ice In Little Caesars Arena [PHOTO]

By: Evan Jankens @kingofthekc Olympia Entertainment announced Wednesday the activities surrounding the opening of Little Caesars Arena. Thursday we got our first look at the ice inside of LCA. The Detroit Red Wings tweeted out the following photos, giving fans a taste of what to expect. First ice at @LCA_Detroit. #LGRW pic.twitter.com/QSSJP4JeFf — Detroit Red [...]

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Detroit’s Black Slate Endorses First White Candidate In Organization History

August 2, 2017
Detroit’s Black Slate Endorses First White Candidate In Organization History

DETROIT (WWJ) – The influential Detroit-based organization Black Slate announcing the endorsement of a white candidate for mayor for the first time in its history and it’s causing some push-back from supporters of some black candidates. The Black Slate, which helped elect Mayor Coleman Young back in 1973, is throwing support behind incumbent Mayor Mike [...]

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Boyd Shines In First Start As A Dad, With Mom Unusually In Crowd

July 30, 2017
Boyd Shines In First Start As A Dad, With Mom Unusually In Crowd

By: Will Burchfield @burchie_kid Early Thursday morning, just a few minutes before 3:00, Matthew Boyd drove his wife Ashley to the hospital. She would soon give birth to their first child, a healthy girl named Meira. Early Saturday evening, just a few minutes after 6:00, Boyd took the mound at Comerica Park. He would soon [...]

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Detroit Is The First Stop On NAACP’s Listening Tour To Plan Future

July 23, 2017
Detroit Is The First Stop On NAACP’s Listening Tour To Plan Future

By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) – The NAACP announced on Saturday it would embark on a nationwide listening tour to talk to its local members and help figure out what the future of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization should be. The announcement came at the beginning of its 108th national convention [...]

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Michigan Man First In World To Be Treated With New Technology To Track, Treat Cancer

July 20, 2017
Michigan Man First In World To Be Treated With New Technology To Track, Treat Cancer

GROSSE POINTE FARMS (WWJ) – Henry Ford Medical Center in Grosse Pointe Farms is the first in the world to use FDA-approved MRI Guided Radiation Therapy. The technology allows doctors to simultaneously track and treat the cancerous area. The first patient in the world was treated Wednesday for prostate cancer using this therapy reports WWJ’s [...]

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Detroit Man Charged With First Degree Murder In Death Of Pregnant Mother Of 4

July 6, 2017
Detroit Man Charged With First Degree Murder In Death Of Pregnant Mother Of 4

Willie Wilborn (Photo: Michigan Department of Corrections) DETROIT (WWJ) – A Detroit man who allegedly killed his pregnant girlfriend will appear before a judge on Thursday. The body of 24-year-old LaDiamond Meyers was found last week in an abandoned home where investigators say the family was squatting in the 15400 block of Braille Street, near [...]

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After Withdrawing First Plea, Sterling Heights Man Gets Prison For Sex Trafficking Teen

July 1, 2017
After Withdrawing First Plea, Sterling Heights Man Gets Prison For Sex Trafficking Teen

STERLING HEIGHTS (WWJ) – A 35-year-old Sterling Heights man will serve up to 20 years in prison for sex trafficking a minor. Andrew Golden pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with the sex trafficking a 17-year-old girl. In addition to his prison sentence, Golden must have no contact with the victim, register as a sex offender, and [...]

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Tigers Select RHP Alex Faedo In First Round Of 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 13, 2017
Tigers Select RHP Alex Faedo In First Round Of 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft

LAKELAND, FL. – The Detroit Tigers selected right-handed pitcher Alex Faedo from the University of Florida with their first pick (18th overall) in the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. In 17 starts for Florida this year, Faedo is 7-2 with a 2.60 ERA (107.1IP/31ER). The 6-foot-5, 220-pound junior has also racked up 132 [...]

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