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Red Wings defensemen embrace shot-blocking hazards

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Michigan State vs. Indiana: View from other side

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Michigan vs. Penn State: View from other side

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Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster

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A 'Phantom' Broadway double feature? Andrew Lloyd Webber shares dream for 'Love Never Dies'

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Dafoe finds role of a lifetime in ‘The Florida Project’

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Fantasy Focus: Pistons at Wizards
I got a couple of very enthusiastic e-mails and tweets with some of your good fortunes — for some, literally — in the opening games of the season. I have to say that I’m amazed at the dedication that some of you have for your fantasy teams and the work that goes into selecting one player over another. It’s mind-boggling, but I guess when there’s something at stake, there’s absolutely going to be more work to do   Read More ...
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Prosecutor: Pharmacist in meningitis case gambled with lives
Boston — A pharmacist charged with murder in a meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people knew that mold and other bacteria were growing inside the filthy production rooms and that drugs shipped to customers were not sterile, but chose to do nothing, a federal prosecutor told jurors Friday. Glenn Chin, the supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham, ignored warning signs that his production methods were unsafe and decided instead to gamble with patients’ lives, Assistant U   Read More ...
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Badgers men's hockey gameday: Follow Game 6 vs. Northern Michigan
ASHWAUBENON — The University of Wisconsin men's hockey team had just one winning streak of four games or more in the previous three seasons, but reaching that level is a possibility Friday night against Northern Michigan at the Resch Center (7 p.m., no TV, wcha.tv pay stream, 1310 AM). The Badgers carry a three-game winning streak into the non-conference game. They had a five-game run last season; their longest in 2015-16 was three games and in 2014-15, two games   Read More ...
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Michigan State Police director to work 5 days without pay after Facebook post
LANSING, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) — The director of the Michigan State Police, Colonel Kriste Kibbey Etue, will be docked pay for five days after sharing a controversial post on social media. The post referred to NFL players who kneel for the national anthem as "degenerates". Governor Rick Snyder announced Etue's suspension Thursday. She will still have to come to work for those five days   Read More ...
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Get a preview of Detroit's greenway shipping container project
A preview is taking place for a new retail and entertainment gathering space made of repurposed shipping containers along Detroit's Dequindre Cut Greenway. The Dequindre Cut Freight Yard is scheduled to open this spring, but visitors to the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy 's HarvestFest Detroit celebration on Saturday will get a preview. The event starts at midday and includes music, food and drinks   Read More ...
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Tom Izzo Hall of History christened at Michigan State
Michigan State dignitaries gathered at the Breslin Center on Friday to christen the opening of the Tom Izzo Hall of History, which honors the highest accomplishments of Spartan basketball players. Izzo, Michigan State men’s basketball coach, was on hand for the dedication ceremony on Friday. The $20 million project was funded by private donations, including $10 million from Bob and Julie Skandalaris   Read More ...
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MSU dedicates Gilbert Pavilion and Izzo Hall of History
The Magic Johnson statue stands outside the new Gilbert Pavilion and Izzo Hall of History at the Breslin Center at Michigan State University on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 in East Lansing. The statue was moved from its original position outside the arena to make way for construction. The Pavilion and Hall of History were dedicated Friday afternoon.   Read More ...
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Supreme Court rejects ‘dark stores’ tax assessment
Lansing — The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal from retail giant Menard over a tax assessment method that local governments across the state have said left them millions of dollars short of what such companies should be paying. Michigan’s highest court upheld a 2016 decision from the state’s Court of Appeals in Menard, Inc. vs. City of Escanaba that found the state was assessing taxes unfairly by not taking into account multiple ways of assessing property value   Read More ...
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Abby: Grandma refuses to take boy’s diabetes seriously
Dear Abby: I am a 29-year-old single mother of two small children. My 5-year-old son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. I’m the only one in my family who has been trained in his care, so I understand the importance of a healthy diet, proper insulin dosage, checking his blood sugar, etc., and that unless his diabetes is properly managed, it could lead to serious health issues — even death   Read More ...
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Al Avila: Still possible Tigers' Victor Martinez won't play in 2018
Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila said Friday there’s a chance designated hitter Victor Martinez won’t be medically cleared to play in 2018. Martinez struggled last season, before finishing on the disabled list after having cardiac ablation surgery to address an irregular heartbeat. Martinez hit .255 with 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 47 RBI in 107 games. Martinez is owed $18 million for 2018   Read More ...
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Ex-Lions DE: New Packers QB Brett Hundley 'a future Hall-of-Famer'
The Detroit Lions aren't counting the Green Bay Packers out of the NFC North race yet, even with a new quarterback in Brett Hundley.   Read More ...
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Ron Gardenhire gets three-year deal to manage Tigers
Detroit – There wasn’t much discussion about the length of Ron Gardenhire’s contract with the Detroit Tigers – at least not between Gardenhire and general manager Al Avila. “I don’t know if he wants me to say this, but during our interview, Al said, ‘I have three years left on my contract,’” Gardenhire said Friday after being introduced as the Tigers' new manager   Read More ...
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Avila on rebuild: 3 years too short, 10 years too long
Detroit — It certainly would behoove Tigers general manager Al Avila to get the ballclub back to its winning ways in three years or less. After all, that’s how much time’s left on his deal, signed in the summer of 2015. And, not so coincidentally, that’s the length of new manager Ron Gardenhire’s contract, too. Still, Avila cringed and chuckled when asked to put a timetable on when Tigers fans can realistically see their team again back in the thick of things, not just for American League Central championships, but for World Series contention   Read More ...
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Ford Woodhaven Stamping Plant shooter identified
A temporary, part-time employee at Ford's Woodhaven Stamping Plant was involved in a dispute before shooting himself Friday morning, leading to the plant's evacuation and shut down. Police identified the man as 21-year-old Jacoby Hennings of Harper Woods. No one else was injured. The incident rattled employees and people in the vicinity of the plant, and Ford ceased production there for the rest of the day   Read More ...
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Detroit Tigers decline option on Anibal Sanchez for 2018 season
The Tigers will be looking for some bargains in the off-season. They clearly didn’t view Anibal Sanchez as one in 2018. General manager Al Avila said Friday the club will not pick up the $16 million club option on the right-handed pitcher. The Tigers will instead pay him a $5 million buyout. Sanchez, who turned 34 in February, had a 6   Read More ...
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Ron Gardenhire: No rush to complete Detroit Tigers coaching staff
New Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire said he won't rush hiring a coaching staff, but said there's a lot of work to get ready for the 2018 season.   Read More ...
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Hamtramck football vacates season after playing ineligible player
We've ordered the best 125 prep football players in this state, here's a look at the top 15. Video by Kirkland Crawford/DFP Wochit. The Hamtramck High School football team vacated all of its wins and forfeited the final game of its season this week, forcing Dearborn Crestwood to scramble to figure out how to celebrate its homecoming. Hamtramck (6-2) will not advance to the postseason after self-reporting that it played one ineligible player throughout the season   Read More ...
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Woodward Corners’ first tenants serve coffee, burgers
Woodward at 13 Mile development names first 2 retailers Last Slide Next Slide Royal Oak — Visitors to Beaumont Hospital will eventually be able to get a cup of joe from New Order Coffee and a burger from Wahlburgers. But a meeting with Mark Wahlberg may be asking too much. Beaumont Health announced Friday the coffee shop and burger place will set up shop at its new development at Woodward Avenue and Thirteen Mile   Read More ...
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Ron Gardenhire on embracing Tigers rebuild
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Email Ron Gardenhire on embracing Tigers rebuild Ron Gardenhire met the media Friday, Oct. 20, after being introduced as the Tigers' next manager. Sent! Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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Detroit Tigers' Al Avila finally gets his manager in Ron Gardenhire
At long last, Al Avila got his man. It had been more than two years between the time Avila first contacted veteran manager Ron Gardenhire, late in the 2015 season, and Friday afternoon, when he helped Gardenhire put on the Detroit Tigers home uniform for the first time. A lot has changed in those two years: The Tigers are no longer a win-now team   Read More ...
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Opening statements begin in Jeffrey Willis trial
Thursday during opening statements at the Jeffrey Willis trial Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson told jurors that a DNA profile matching Rebekah Bletsch on the outside of a baseball style glove found in Willis' van.   Read More ...
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Prosecutor: Bletsch's DNA profile found inside Willis' van
Thursday during opening statements at the Jeffrey Willis trial Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson told jurors that a DNA profile matching Rebekah Bletsch on the outside of a baseball style glove found in Willis' van. WZZM. MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. — Thursday during opening statements at the Jeffrey Willis trial Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson told jurors that a DNA profile matching Rebekah Bletsch on the outside of a baseball style glove found in Willis' van   Read More ...
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Oakland Twp. man arrested after gunfire near home
Oakland Township – A 53-year-old Oakland Township man is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly shooting at a man outside his home Thursday morning. Thomas James England was taken into custody after the 6:43 a.m. incident in which a man and his girlfriend said England fired gunshots into his car. The pair were leaving England’s address in the 1000 block of East Gunn Road after the apparent target, a 41-year-old Oakland Township man, went there to pick up his 34-year-old girlfriend, also a township resident, who was with England   Read More ...
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Red Wings defensemen embrace shot-blocking hazards
But blocking shots in the NHL can frustrate even high-skilled and potent offensive attacks like the Lightning, Maple Leafs and Capitals, which are teams the Red Wings have faced this week. A coach like the Blue Jackets' John Tortorella stresses shot blocking as a “natural part of defense.” That natural part of the game has the Red Wings' Danny DeKeyser out of the lineup   Read More ...
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Top Dem: WH won’t ID employees who used private email
Washington — The White House counsel’s office is refusing to tell a committee on Capitol Hill which of President Donald Trump’s aides used private email accounts for public business, a top Democrat said Friday. According to a letter from Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, attorneys from the White House counsel’s office said this week that “several” aides to Trump have said they failed to abide by the Presidential Records Act by using private email accounts   Read More ...
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Tigers taking wait-and-see approach on Victor Martinez
Detroit — Victor Martinez is on the road to recovery, but whether that means he's on track for a 16th season in Major League Baseball remains to be seen. The Tigers designated hitter had two bouts with an irregular heartbeat in 2017, the latter shutting him down for the season as he underwent a corrective procedure that has, basically, laid him up since he went under the knife in early September   Read More ...
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This Milford horse club can be yours for less than $1 million
The Berkwyck Saddle Club sits on approximately eight acres of land in the middle of a Milford Township subdivision. The property includes a clubhouse, two heated barns, two riding arenas, 23 paddocks and two homes. It could all be yours for $799,000— horses not included. “I absolutely love Berwyck. It’s just so amazing,” property owner Pattie Perushak said. “But it’s a business decision for me to move on and let someone else take it to the next level   Read More ...
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Watch Amazon pitch videos from 7 cities. Which one is the best?
So which city has the best Amazon pitch video? The deadline has passed for cities to submit their confidential proposals to be Amazon.com's second headquarters, but their video bids — many of which were posted publicly online — will live online for a while. Here's a look at seven of them: Detroit's video — its second since it began bidding for HQ2 — is 3 minutes, 40 seconds   Read More ...
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Dems nix White House demands to alter health care deal
Washington — Top Senate Democrats rejected White House demands Friday to add provisions weakening the Obama health care law to a bipartisan deal on steadying unsettled insurance markets. The compromise already faced an uphill path and this was the latest blow. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said the Trump administration was involved in the negotiations that produced the accord and “should support it instead of floating other ideas that would further the sabotage both parties are trying to reverse   Read More ...
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Ron Gardenhire is the Detroit Tigers new manager
Manager Ron Gardenhire, center, answers questions between Chris Ilitch, president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, Inc. and Tigers general manager and executive vice president of baseball operations Al Avila, (right) during a press conference to introduce the Tigers new skipper at the Tiger Club at Comerica Park in Detroit on Oct. 20, 2017.   Read More ...
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DTE CEO honored by Detroit Goodfellows
A charity Friday honored DTE Energy’s chairman and CEO for his leadership and vision in reshaping Detroit. The Old Newsboys Goodfellow Fund of Detroit presented Gerry Anderson with its Edward H. McNamara Goodfellow of the Year award. Anderson was given the award at the Detroit Goodfellows’ 28th annual Tribute Breakfast at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. Corporate representatives, community leaders and elected officials, including U   Read More ...
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Tigers GM: Injury, not personal strife led to Cabrera's down year
Detroit — While Miguel Cabrera dealt with multiple off-field distractions during a horrific season on the field, Tigers general manager Al Avila said Friday it was his health that was the paramount explanation behind the significantly decreased production. "I'm not going to address any of his personal issues, because they're all personal," Avila said following the introduction of Ron Gardenhire as the team's new manager   Read More ...
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Michigan State football will open 2018 season vs. Utah State on Friday, Aug. 31
MSU's offense sees a tough Indiana defense while the Spartans' defense readies for the Hoosiers' fast-tempo offense. Video by Chris Solari/DFP EAST LANSING – Michigan State will open the season on a Friday again next year. The school announced Friday that the opener of the 2018 season against Utah State has been moved to Aug. 31. The Spartans had played their opener for six straight years on the Friday night before Labor Day until this season   Read More ...
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'Things are changing' between Detroit Red Wings, RFA Andreas Athanasiou
Henrik Zetterberg, Petr Mrazek, Tomas Tatar, Justin Abdelkader and coach Jeff Blashill discuss the good and bad from the Red Wings' 6-3 loss to the Maple Leafs in Toronto on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press. There’s finally movement on the Andreas Athanasiou front. Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland told the Free Press Friday afternoon that “things are changing   Read More ...
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Big-box stores lose as Michigan Supreme Court drops tax case
ESCANABA, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal by a big-box retailer in a tax dispute in the Upper Peninsula, a brief but significant order that will have consequences for local governments around the state. Big-box stores have been reducing their tax bills for years by convincing the Michigan Tax Tribunal that their stores are so large and unique that they should be assessed at much less than the cost of construction   Read More ...
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Indiana seeks rare back-to-back wins over Spartans
The Old Brass Spittoon is the trophy that Michigan State and Indiana have been playing for since 1950, and the Spartans have held onto it in almost routine fashion.   Read More ...
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Liberal group petitions Snyder to fire state’s top cop
Lansing — A self-proclaimed progressive organization delivered a petition with 85,000 signatures gathered from around the country to Gov. Rick Snyder’s office Friday calling on the Republican governor to fire State Police chief Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue. A group called Color of Change sent Snyder the petition after the governor said Thursday he was docking five days of pay for the State Police chief over a social media post Etue shared mocking “degenerate” professional football players for silent protests during the national anthem   Read More ...
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Warren Police make 1st drug bust under tip program
Warren city officials said police have made its first arrest under a program that pays residents for reporting drug dealers. Warren Mayor Jim Fouts and Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer announced the program, People Against Illegal Drugs, earlier this month. “I’m proud of the P.A.I.D. program," he said in a statement. "I firmly believe that this will lead to fewer drug houses and more incarceration of drug dealers and safer neighborhoods for all   Read More ...
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Woodward at 13 Mile development names first 2 retailers
Woodward Corners by Beaumont is the new name of the 16-acre development at the southwest corner of Woodward and 13 Mile in Royal Oak.   Read More ...
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Ahoy! ‘Old Ironsides,’ world’s oldest warship, underway
Friday’s joyride from Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston to Fort Independence on Castle Island will celebrate the U.S. Navy’s 242nd birthday and the 220th anniversary of the iconic vessel’s maiden voyage. The world’s oldest commissioned warship will fire a 21-gun salute in the waters off the fort, and its cannons will boom another 17 times as it passes the U.S. Coast Guard station — the former site of the shipyard where the Constitution was built and launched in 1797   Read More ...
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