Posts Tagged ‘ First ’

Have You Met Sesame Street’s First Muslim Muppet?

April 12, 2016
Have You Met Sesame Street’s First Muslim Muppet?

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) – Bert, Ernie and Bird Bird have a new friend from Afghanistan. Sesame Street has welcomed a purple-toned female Muppet with multi-colored yarn hair — and sometimes a hijab — into its cast of colorful characters. Zari, whose name means “shimmering,” is an eager 6-year-old who will focus on girls’ empowerment, health and emotional well-being, [...]

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Cavs Clinch Top Seed In East, Could Play Pistons In First Round

April 12, 2016
Cavs Clinch Top Seed In East, Could Play Pistons In First Round

TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 34 points in three quarters, Kyrie Irving added 35 and the Cleveland Cavaliers clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 109-94 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. James scored 19 in the third quarter and only sat for [...]

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Stamp Prices To Drop For The First Time In Nearly 100 Years

April 9, 2016
Stamp Prices To Drop For The First Time In Nearly 100 Years

DETROIT (WWJ) – For the first time in nearly 100 years, the United States Postal Service is reducing the price of postage. Effective Sunday, April 10, the cost of a standard stamp is dropping from 49 cents to 47 cents. The cost for a postcard stamp will also decrease from 35 cents to 34 cents, and [...]

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After Big First Half, Pistons Hold Off Kings, 115-108

March 19, 2016
After Big First Half, Pistons Hold Off Kings, 115-108

NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer AUBURN HILLS (AP) — Marcus Morris scored 20 of his 24 points in the first half, and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope made a couple big 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 115-108 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night. The Pistons (35-34) pulled into a [...]

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It’s Love At First Sight As ‘Mustache Kitten’ Image Goes Viral

February 26, 2016
It’s Love At First Sight As ‘Mustache Kitten’ Image Goes Viral

(CBS Detroit) – She’s been dubbed “Mustache Kitten” and she’s melting hearts from coast to coast. A rescue kitten is quickly becoming an internet sensation with over-the-top meow-velus reviews. Sally Ann was rescued from a California Salvation Army donation bin and is being nursed back to health at a local animal shelter. The kitten has a [...]

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Detroit Hosts Inaugural Heritage Classic, US Premier Hockey League’s First Ever Outdoor Game

January 29, 2016
Detroit Hosts Inaugural Heritage Classic, US Premier Hockey League’s First Ever Outdoor Game

DETROIT (WWJ) – The outdoor ice rink at Detroit’s Clark Park is hosting the inaugural Heritage Classic — the first EVER outdoor game played by any team in the US Premier Hockey League. The game, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, will feature cross town rivals the Motor City Hawks and the Detroit Fighting Irish. Hawks Owner and [...]

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First NYC Trial Underway In GM Ignition Switch Recall Case

January 12, 2016
First NYC Trial Underway In GM Ignition Switch Recall Case

NEW YORK (AP) – A New York jury has begun watching the first federal trial to result from hundreds of lawsuits brought against General Motors after faulty ignition switches led to massive recalls. Attorney Bob Hilliard told jurors Tuesday in an opening statement that an Oklahoma man injured in a 2014 accident is representative of [...]

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Team Grades: Chiefs Dominate Texans For First Playoff Win Since Montana Era

January 10, 2016
Team Grades: Chiefs Dominate Texans For First Playoff Win Since Montana Era

By Sam McPherson The Kansas City Chiefs officially off the hook when it comes to NFL postseason losing streaks. They went on the road and dominated the Houston Texans Saturday afternoon, taking the opening kickoff back for a touchdown and never taking their foot off the gas pedal for the rest of the game. The [...]

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Lions Agree In Principle To Deal With Bob Quinn As New GM; First Task Will Be Deciding Caldwell’s Fate

January 9, 2016
Lions Agree In Principle To Deal With Bob Quinn As New GM; First Task Will Be Deciding Caldwell’s Fate

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – The Detroit Lions have agreed to a deal in principle with Bob Quinn to be their general manager. Lions President Rod Wood confirmed the agreement Friday night. Quinn has been the New England Patriots’ director of pro scouting. The Lions have been looking for a GM since firing Martin Mayhew midway through [...]

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DTM’s Star Wars VII ‘The Force Awakens’ First Review – No Spoilers

December 16, 2015
DTM’s Star Wars VII ‘The Force Awakens’ First Review – No Spoilers

By Dan Leach Follow Dan on Twitter @dtmleach Like many of you reading this, Star Wars has been a major part of my life. Maybe, like me, it was your father, who showed you A New Hope (Episode IV), when you were a young child and it opened up your heart and soul and gave [...]

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