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Review: ‘Man Who Invented Christmas’ is a holiday keeper

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Two men charged in shooting of a Detroit transgender woman

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Review: In superb ‘Lady Bird,’ Gerwig spreads her wings

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Michigan's last surviving WWII fly girl recalls her time in the sky, blazing new paths

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Top Workplaces 2017: United Shore CEO and other top leaders say teamwork, coaching are key

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Drunken men booted from Canton hotel for harassing women

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Memorial to women who served marks 20th anniversary

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After fiancé's death, Michigan bride poses for powerful wedding photos alone
This Michigan bride lost the love of her life in the line of duty, but that didn't stop her from making this lasting testament to their love. USA TODAY. A Michigan woman who lost her future husband in the line of duty chose to pose for her wedding photos alone — to honor their love and leave the pain behind. Nikki Salgot of Saint Clair Shores, Mich   Read More ...
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Lions' Matthew Stafford calls 'Verlander' audible; ex-Tiger thankful
First a World Series win, now a beautiful Tuscan wedding. Newly married couple Kate Upton and Justin Verlander have a lot to celebrate. Us Weekly reports that they both shared their happiness about their weekend nuptials on social media on Monday. 25- year-old swimsuit model, Kate wrote on Instagram, “I feel so lucky that I got to marry my best friend!! Justin, a 34 -year-old Houston Astros pitcher added, "Happy wife happy life!” What an amazing beginning to our journey together!" According to Us Weekly the newlyweds said their "I do's" on Saturday, November 4, in Tuscany, Italy, on a luxe resort overlooking a valley   Read More ...
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Feighan: A milestone birthday is cause for celebration
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Feighan: A milestone birthday is cause for celebration Having a special needs child is a constant reminder to be present and celebrate every milestone. So turning 10 is a pretty big deal. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.   Read More ...
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Live stream: President Trump and the First Lady pardon the National Thanksgiving turkey
President Trump and the First Lady take part in the pardoning of the National Thanksgiving turkey. USA TODAY will stream the event live in the player above. Read or Share this story: https://usat.ly/2iBWxb4.   Read More ...
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Review: ‘Man Who Invented Christmas’ is a holiday keeper
Dan Stevens stars as Charles Dickens as he's trying to finish 'A Christmas Carol' in 'The Man Who Invented Christmas.' Bleecker Street. There have been numerous TV, film and stage adaptations of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” over the years, but none is as warm and charming as Bharat Nalluri’s “The Man Who Invented Christmas.” OK. Before you start shouting “Bah, humbug,” this technically isn’t a direct adaptation of the well-known story of Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, Tiny Tim and those three ghosts that Dickens wrote in six weeks in 1843   Read More ...
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A married couple decides to survive on one salary. But who gets to quit?
Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: My husband and I, both unhappy in our jobs, have determined that with some strategic penny-pinching, we can live on one salary for a while. The question now is, whose salary? The argument for my husband quitting is: He’s been in his job for longer than I have, and unhappier for longer, too   Read More ...
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Tigers add seven prospects to 40-man roster, sign LHP Ryan Carpenter
First a World Series win, now a beautiful Tuscan wedding. Newly married couple Kate Upton and Justin Verlander have a lot to celebrate. Us Weekly reports that they both shared their happiness about their weekend nuptials on social media on Monday. 25- year-old swimsuit model, Kate wrote on Instagram, “I feel so lucky that I got to marry my best friend!! Justin, a 34 -year-old Houston Astros pitcher added, "Happy wife happy life!” What an amazing beginning to our journey together!" According to Us Weekly the newlyweds said their "I do's" on Saturday, November 4, in Tuscany, Italy, on a luxe resort overlooking a valley   Read More ...
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Two men charged in shooting of a Detroit transgender woman
When Corey told her mom she's transgender, her mom did everything to support her. Then Corey's mom got the courage to live his truth, as a transgender man. Humankind. Two men accused of robbing and shooting a transgender woman in the Palmer Park neighborhood of Detroit last week are expected to be arraigned today in 36th District Court. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy, with the assistance of the Fair Michigan Justice Project, filed charges against 21-year-old Charles Marion Brown and 19-year-old Jujuan Alexon Williams   Read More ...
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Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70 years
London — Britain is marking the 70th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip with a peal of bells, a set of portraits and some commemorative stamps. The then-Princess Elizabeth married naval Lt. Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey on Nov. 20, 1947. Now 91, she is the first British monarch to reach a platinum anniversary. The royal family is reportedly holding a gathering at Windsor Castle to celebrate Monday’s anniversary   Read More ...
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Students learn skills to build a tiny house
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Students learn skills to build a tiny house Patrick Beal, CEO, Detroit Training Center, and Ed Houchen, instructor, Detroit Training Center, speak about the tiny house being built by students at the Detroit Training Center. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed   Read More ...
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Truex’s long road finally earns him season title
He couldn’t. If he did, then everyone would see Martin Truex Jr. cry. Truex capped the most successful season of his journeyman career as NASCAR’s champion Sunday, then struggled to start the celebration. He was mobbed on the frontstretch by his Furniture Row Racing team, and after his girlfriend pushed through the crowd to get to him, he finally pulled the helmet and black visor off to show his face   Read More ...
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Animals comfort Michigan woman after husband’s death
She comforts them with phrases like “such a handsome boy,” and “you’re being a good boy” as she holds and pets their heads during the twice-annual shearing process on her Omena farm. Harley the goat was up first to lose a few of his long, curly brown locks. Jones comforts her animals because she knows it’s stressful to lose something, even when it’s going to grow back   Read More ...
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Miguel Cabrera instantly sheds weight working with LeBron James' trainer
First a World Series win, now a beautiful Tuscan wedding. Newly married couple Kate Upton and Justin Verlander have a lot to celebrate. Us Weekly reports that they both shared their happiness about their weekend nuptials on social media on Monday. 25- year-old swimsuit model, Kate wrote on Instagram, “I feel so lucky that I got to marry my best friend!! Justin, a 34 -year-old Houston Astros pitcher added, "Happy wife happy life!” What an amazing beginning to our journey together!" According to Us Weekly the newlyweds said their "I do's" on Saturday, November 4, in Tuscany, Italy, on a luxe resort overlooking a valley   Read More ...
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Ohio Supreme Court justice says he's been intimate with '50 very attractive females'
Well, that's one way to handle any stories that could come out about you. Bill O'Neill, an Ohio Supreme Court justice who has also announced his candidacy for governor, took to Facebook on Friday to describe his past relationships with women. He described them as "approximately 50 very attractive females." O'Neill has served on the Ohio Supreme Court since 2013. He announced his gubernatorial candidacy last month   Read More ...
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Kate Upton and Justin Verlander get married
First a World Series win, now a beautiful Tuscan wedding. Newly married couple Kate Upton and Justin Verlander have a lot to celebrate. Us Weekly reports that they both shared their happiness about their weekend nuptials on social media on Monday. 25- year-old swimsuit model, Kate wrote on Instagram, “I feel so lucky that I got to marry my best friend!! Justin, a 34 -year-old Houston Astros pitcher added, "Happy wife happy life!” What an amazing beginning to our journey together!" According to Us Weekly the newlyweds said their "I do's" on Saturday, November 4, in Tuscany, Italy, on a luxe resort overlooking a valley   Read More ...
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WATCH: Justin Verlander talks about wedding to Kate Upon on 'Today&apos
Astros pitcher and former Tigers ace Justin Verlander fields questions after Houston won the World Series on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. Video by Anthony Fenech/DFP Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander visited the "Today" show Friday morning to talk about his two new rings — the one he got from his marriage to supermodel Kate Upton and the one he will receive for his World Series win with the Houston Astros   Read More ...
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Wife makes her sisters suffer the silent treatment
Dear Carolyn: My wife is a wonderfully sensible person and appropriately sensitive. She is the oldest of three sisters and often feels left out. The age and geographical distance make it understandable that her two sisters have a much closer relationship. Still, they left her out of a big announcement, and my wife is hurt and now doesn’t want to have anything to do with them   Read More ...
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Review: In superb ‘Lady Bird,’ Gerwig spreads her wings
“Lady Bird” is a graceful, insightful, smart, hilarious and warm coming-of-age comedic drama that could only come from Greta Gerwig. Gerwig is the singular comedic talent whose quirky, offbeat sense of style was on glorious display in several Noah Baumbach films, notably “Frances Ha” and “Mistress America,” both of which she co-wrote. With “Lady Bird” she makes her writing and directing debut, and it’s a compliment to her that her cinematic voice is already fully her own   Read More ...
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Rain to roll in for Detroit's Tree Lighting Ceremony
Buy Photo. Spectators planning on attending the Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday should prepare to bundle up and bring an umbrella. The 14th annual Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony is expected to attract more than 40,000 to Campus Martius Park. Festivities start at 5 p.m. with ice-skating, a visit from Santa Claus, and colorful Christmas lights. "During the day looks good, but we should have rain moving in right before they light the tree," said Trent Frey, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in White Lake Township   Read More ...
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Dad says daughter's vaccines 'can save her life'
Rebecca Bredow, 40, of Ferndale, spent 5 days in jail for refusing a court order to vaccinate her 9-year-old son. John Wisely/Detroit Free Press. Buy Photo. A father embroiled in a legal fight with his ex-wife over whether or not to vaccinate their 2-year-old daughter said he considers vaccines a life-and-death issue. Michael Schmitt testified for more than two hours Tuesday before Oakland County Circuit Judge Karen McDonald, telling her that he wants the girl vaccinated because it can "save her life   Read More ...
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Kalamazoo boy, 4, dies after shooting that killed parents
Michigan's last surviving WWII fly girl has a message for women, girls | 2:55 Jane Baessler Doyle was among the first American women to fly military planes when she became a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots in 1943. She flew to help the war effort, freeing men to fly in combat during World War II. Wochit. Ford workers use exoskeletal vest for overhead tasks | 1:01 Workers in a pilot project at the Michigan Assembly Plant and Flat Rock Assembly Plant are using the special vests, which cost $6,000 each, to alleviate strain during overhead work   Read More ...
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Michigan's last surviving WWII fly girl has a message for women, girls
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Michigan's last surviving WWII fly girl has a message for women, girls Jane Baessler Doyle was among the first American women to fly military planes when she became a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots in 1943. She flew to help the war effort, freeing men to fly in combat during World War II   Read More ...
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Michigan's last surviving WWII fly girl recalls her time in the sky, blazing new paths
GRAND RAPIDS —Jane Doyle held a heavy bronze medal in her creased hands, running her fingers over the engraved surface. It shone in the light streaming through the window of her apartment in a Grand Rapids senior living complex. The words: "The first women in history to fly American Military Aircraft" were etched on the outer rim. Doyle, 96, smiled slyly   Read More ...
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Trump education nominee withdraws over blog posts deemed offensive to Muslims and women in tech
Michigan State Rep. Tim Kelly is no longer being considered for position in the U.S. Department of Education after writing a series of blog posts that were offensive to Muslims and women in technology Education Week reports. Donald Trump originally tapped Kelly to lead the office of career, technical and adult education at the U.S. Department of Education. A source told Education Week that Secretary of Education Betsy Devos made the decision after she was presented with evidence Kelly made these offensive remarks   Read More ...
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LISTEN: Woman makes emotional 911 call after man ran over her with ATV at Oakland County park
ADDISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Authorities released audio of the 911 call a woman made to police after she was assaulted by a man riding an ATV at an Oakland County park. Deputies were called at 10:38 a.m. to the parking area of the Polly Ann Trail near George Road and Addison Hills Court in Addison Township. An employee told police she saw a man riding a four-wheel ATV on the Polly Ann Trail, which is prohibited   Read More ...
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Jury set to decide case of Siddiqui's drill instructor
The family of Marine recruit Raheel Siddiqui speaks out after Siddiqui's death on Parris Island during training. The cause of his death was deemed suicide, but the family and Rep. Debbie Dingell disagree. By Kimberly P. Mitchell, DFP. CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — An eight-member panel of Marines on Thursday morning was deliberating the fate of a drill instructor accused of abusing a Muslim recruit from Taylor who died in 2016   Read More ...
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Woman accused of murder warned against forced marriage
Basti Lashari, Pakistan — Aasia Bibi had warned her parents time and again that if they forced her to marry her cousin, a man she disliked, she would be capable of going to any length to exit the union. She was already in a relationship, she said, and should be allowed to marry the man of her choice. Now, investigators in this tiny, remote island village in central Pakistan believe the recently married 21-year-old was enticed by her boyfriend in a plot to kill her husband, Mohammad Amjad, by poisoning his milk with rat killer   Read More ...
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Police: 2 women, 2 men shot on east-side street
Police are investigating after two men and two women were shot on the same street on Detroit's east side late Sunday night. The shootings took place about 11:20 p.m. on the 5300 block of Cooper, said Sgt. Nicole Kirkwood, a Detroit Police Department spokeswoman. The area is north of East Warren and east of McClellan. A 31-year-old man was walking southbound on Cooper, near Barker, when two unknown men approached him, Kirkwood said   Read More ...
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Top Workplaces 2017: United Shore CEO and other top leaders say teamwork, coaching are key
Buy Photo. United Shore has all the cool workplace perks you'd expect at a company whose CEO once played for Michigan State men's basketball coach Tom Izzo. An expansive fitness center on-site at the wholesale mortgage lender's impressive Troy headquarters. A spot where you can rent a bike to take a break off-site. Two VIP rooms where star performers earn a chance to unwind and play Pop-a-Shot, a basketball arcade game   Read More ...
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Supporting niece through abusive relationship
Dear Carolyn: My accomplished adult niece, 43, has been having an affair with a married man for several years. He is an abusive alcoholic, according to my nephew. Since their mom, my sister, died, I have tried to be as supportive as possible to both of them. The affair is not a secret; she has brought him to family events and supposedly his wife knows   Read More ...
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Handmade: DKCC celebrates fifth anniversary in style
The Detroit Knitting and Crochet Club (DKCC) marked its five-year anniversary last Saturday at the main branch of the Detroit Public Library with a fun and exciting fashion show that featured members modeling knitted and crocheted items they made during the past several months for the much-anticipated display of wearable art. Club founder Leigh Mosley Bloodworth of Detroit said co-organizer Denise Goodwin, also of Detroit, came up with the idea: “She had been talking about it for a couple years, and we just decided to do it because our members make such a wide variety of things, and it would be a great opportunity for everyone to show off their talents   Read More ...
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Grapevine: J-Rod spill the tea in Vanity Fair
J-Lo and A-Rod, aka, J-Rod, discuss their relationship. Hot couple Jennifer Lopez and baseball star Alex Rodriguez opened up about their relationship in an interview with Vanity Fair. Lopez revealed that their first date was cut short when the hotel they were having dinner at had to evacuate guests because of a fire alarm. She says of A-Rod: “I understand him in a way that I don’t think anyone else could, and he understands me in a way that no on else could ever   Read More ...
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Abby: Wife won’t accept job as family’s communicator
Dear Abby: My husband is a nice guy, but he’s not particularly good at planning ahead. This means that special events, holidays and birthdays often go unmarked because he doesn’t remember in time to get something sent. In my parents’ marriage, all family communications fell to my mom. It was her job to send the Christmas cards, birthday gifts for nieces and nephews and to remember her mother and her mother-in-law on Mother’s Day   Read More ...
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Drunken men booted from Canton hotel for harassing women
Two drunken men, accused of harassing women and using vulgar language in a hotel lobby, were told to leave La Quinta Inn in Canton and not return, a police report said. A manager notified police to report the unruly behavior of two Illinois men, ages 33 and 32, who were drinking Crown Royal in the lobby as the incident unfolded about 9:40 p   Read More ...
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Abby: Husband 2 doesn’t earn sister-in-law’s approval
Dear Abby: My sister “Eileen” is married to her second husband, a man I’ll call Harry. He’s nice, but some of his choices landed him in jail for a while. I’m polite when we see him, but I don’t trust him. Eileen and Harry live beyond their means. They rent a large house and buy luxury cars rather than something more economical   Read More ...
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Women’s Convention inspires ladies to engage, speak out
Buy Photo. The mostly women who attended the inaugural Women’s Convention in Detroit came from all over the country to be part of the follow-up to the Women’s March on Washington 10 months ago. Counting attendees, panelists and volunteers, organizers estimated attendance reached over 5,000 for the three-day event. It’s been an “unprecedented success,” said Women’s March co-president Bob Bland. “We had more attendees than we expected   Read More ...
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'Lessons' from Gordie: Dr. Murray Howe remembers his hockey-playing dad in a new book
Dr. Murray Howe awoke on Father’s Day 2016 with a heavy heart. He missed his beloved dad — Gordie Howe — the NHL legend who died a few days earlier at the age of 88. Howe, 57, wanted to talk to him. Tell him how much he loved him and the impact he had on his life and the world. Known as “Mr   Read More ...
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We're not done yet: Women's Convention energizes new wave of feminist activists
Actress Rose McGowan snapped back at a Detroit Free Press reporter when she asked her why she didn't mention Weinstein's name during her speech at the Women's Convention in Detroit. Wochit. Buy Photo. Part pep rally, part revival meeting, the Women's Convention at Detroit's Cobo Center started Friday morning with raised fists and deafening cheers as more than 4,000 women from across the country showed their solidarity and devotion to the fight for women's rights   Read More ...
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Celebration time: Detroit Lions, Steelers know how to party after TDs
Detroit Free Press sports writers Dave Birkett and Carlos Monarrez discuss the Detroit Lions’ return from the bye. Detroit Free Press staff. Few NFL teams have the creativity shown by the Lions and Steelers in their touchdown celebrations Before he left for the bye week, Golden Tate got a surprise visit at his locker from Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell. Caldwell didn't want to talk about Tate's injured shoulder or his plans for the week ahead   Read More ...
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Mom charged with having daughter's genitals cut wants tether removed: It irritates my skin
Millions of little girls and young women have been subjected to a painful rite of passage that involves cutting their genitals — often without anesthesia — for centuries in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Detroit Free Press. A mother charged with subjecting her daughter to genital cutting wants her tether removed, claiming it irritates her skin and makes for uncomfortable conversations with her children, according to court documents filed Tuesday in the historic case   Read More ...
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