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Massive fire burns at Orion Twp.-Auburn Hills border

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Massive fire burns at Orion Twp.-Auburn Hills border


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Two men charged in shooting of a Detroit transgender woman

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Two men charged in shooting of a Detroit transgender woman


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Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

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Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies


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1 dead in shooting at Water Station in Detroit

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1 dead in shooting at Water Station in Detroit


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Free holiday dessert demonstrations offered at ABC Warehouse

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Free holiday dessert demonstrations offered at ABC Warehouse


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Chobani expands in Idaho despite refugee turmoil

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Review: ‘Orient Express’ remake is stylish but sluggish

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  • Two men charged in shooting of a Detroit transgender woman
    Two men charged in shooting of a Detroit transgender woman

    , freep.com

    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
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  • Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies
    Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

    , detroitnews.com

    Nashville, Tenn. – Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, Don Murry Grubbs, said Tillis died early Sunday at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida. He was 85. Grubbs said Tillis battled intestinal issues since 2016 and never fully recovered
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Issues

  • Two men charged in shooting of a Detroit transgender woman
    Two men charged in shooting of a Detroit transgender woman

    , freep.com

    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
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Disasters & Accidents

  • Crews battle massive blaze in Michigan
    Crews battle massive blaze in Michigan

    , wvtm13.com

    Crews battle massive blaze in Michigan A massive inferno erupted in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Monday night. Early reports suggest the cause of the fire could be gas related, according to the Detroit News. The was no immediate word on if anyone was injured as a result of the fire. The blaze also knocked out communications to the Oakland County 911 system
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Accidents

  • Crews battle massive blaze in Michigan
    Crews battle massive blaze in Michigan

    , wvtm13.com

    Crews battle massive blaze in Michigan A massive inferno erupted in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Monday night. Early reports suggest the cause of the fire could be gas related, according to the Detroit News. The was no immediate word on if anyone was injured as a result of the fire. The blaze also knocked out communications to the Oakland County 911 system
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Violence

  • 1 dead in shooting at Water Station in Detroit
    1 dead in shooting at Water Station in Detroit

    , detroitnews.com

    Detroit police are working to find two people connected with a shooting at a popular business on the city’s north side Tuesday that left one person dead. The pair entered the Water Station in the 18700 block of Woodward at Goldengate at about 7 p.m. with a handgun and in ski masks and approached a man inside, said Sgt. Nicole Kirkwood, a spokeswoman for the Detroit Police Department
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Murders

  • Review: ‘Orient Express’ remake is stylish but sluggish
    Review: ‘Orient Express’ remake is stylish but sluggish

    , freep.com

    Kenneth Branagh’s “Murder on the Orient Express “ is a visual feast that’s bursting with movie stars, glamour and production value so high you might just exit the theater experiencing some time-warp whiplash. Certainly no studio would make a straightforward, classical whodunit with a budget the size of a modest superhero pic nowadays. What year is this anyway? But against all odds and logic, here we have, in the waning days of 2017, a perfectly decent adaptation of Agatha Christie’s 1934 novel with the likes of Michelle Pfeiffer, Penelope Cruz, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench and Branagh himself lighting up the big screen and chewing the decadent scenery like old-fashioned stars
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