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Lions In First Place After Another Improbable Win

October 27, 2014
Lions In First Place After Another Improbable Win

NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — That familiar refrain “Same Old Lions” has been quieted lately. Detroit’s star-crossed NFL franchise is now alone in first place in the NFC North thanks to a pair of improbable victories the last two weekends. Sunday’s win in London over the Atlanta Falcons was particularly remarkable. The [...]

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5 NFL Teams Already Vying For First Pick In The 2015 NFL Draft

October 18, 2014
5 NFL Teams Already Vying For First Pick In The 2015 NFL Draft

Going into week 7, the NFL playoff race is already starting to take shape. Division winners and wildcards won’t be decided for weeks, but the current standings and future schedules give us a sense which teams will be playing in January. And it’s many of the usual suspects. But who cares? Other teams are playing [...]

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Safe found in Bad Axe store warehouse tied to first settler

October 3, 2014

A furniture store employee found a safe, dated March 27, 1877, stowed away in the dark corridors of the store’s warehouse. freep

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Workers To Begin Laying First Segments Of Rail For M-1 Track

September 27, 2014
Workers To Begin Laying First Segments Of Rail For M-1 Track

DETROIT (WWJ) — A new phase begins Monday for Detroit’s new streetcar project. M-1 rail crews will begin dragging the first pieces of 560 foot, four-ton sections of rail into place along the downtown portion of the Woodward Avenue route. The steel rail was delivered and welded in early September. The placement will mark the first [...]

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First Person To Get iPhone 6 Drops It On Live TV [VIDEO]

September 19, 2014
First Person To Get iPhone 6 Drops It On Live TV [VIDEO]

By: Evan Jankens @kingofthekc The wait and anticipation is finally over, lives can start again, the rejoicing can commence: The iPhone 6 was released to the public Friday morning. Apple fans have been waiting in long, long lines for weeks now. To be the first guy in line takes a ton of dedication. Personally, I’m  not [...]

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Green Leads Michigan Past RedHawks, 34-10, After Disappointing First Half

September 14, 2014
Green Leads Michigan Past RedHawks, 34-10, After Disappointing First Half

NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR (AP) — Derrick Green ran for 137 yards and two touchdowns, and Michigan overcame three first-half turnovers to beat Miami (Ohio) 34-10 on Saturday. The Wolverines (2-1) held the RedHawks (0-3) to eight first downs, but it wasn’t a particularly impressive win against a Miami team that has [...]

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Lawrence DeLisle Grants First In-Depth Interview Since Driving Kids Into The Detroit River; Blames Car

September 8, 2014
Lawrence DeLisle Grants First In-Depth Interview Since Driving Kids Into The Detroit River; Blames Car

By Christy Strawser, CBS Detroit DETROIT (CBS Detroit) When he was initially contacted by WWJ’s Roberta Jasina to tell his story on the 25th anniversary of the night his four children met a watery death in the Detroit River, Lawrence DeLisle declined to offer any details. From his prison cell, he wrote Jasina a letter [...]

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Verlander, Tigers Stall As Salazar Pitches First Shutout In Indians’ 7-0 Win

September 4, 2014
Verlander, Tigers Stall As Salazar Pitches First Shutout In Indians’ 7-0 Win

CLEVELAND (AP) – Danny Salazar pitched his first career shutout, scattering eight hits, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 7-0 on Wednesday night. Salazar (6-6), who has pitched 17 consecutive scoreless innings, was given a loud ovation by the sparse crowd of 11,739 when he took the mound for the ninth. The fans [...]

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Michigan’s minimum wage takes first step up

September 1, 2014
Michigan’s minimum wage takes first step up

Mya Hill is getting a small raise today, and it couldn’t come at a better time. Hill, 24, is making $ 7.70 an hour and will receive a 45-cents-an-hour bump when the state’s minimum wage of $ 7.40 increases to $ 8.15 an hour on Labor Day. Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Miss Texas Throws Worse First Pitch Than 50 Cent [VIDEO]

August 18, 2014
Miss Texas Throws Worse First Pitch Than 50 Cent [VIDEO]

By: Evan Jankens @kingofthekc Throwing the first pitch at a professional baseball game has become a minor obsession of mine. I’ve always wanted to be able to throw out the first pitch at a Tigers game, so I guess you can just say I am jealous of all these celebs. 50 cent threw out arguably [...]

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