Detroit Informer http://detroitinformer.com Local Detroit News and Michigan Updates Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:12:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9 Hear Detroit’s Big Sean in new song ‘Alright’ with Logic; MC makes White House history http://detroitinformer.com/126330/hear-detroits-big-sean-in-new-song-alright-with-logic-mc-makes-white-house-history/ http://detroitinformer.com/126330/hear-detroits-big-sean-in-new-song-alright-with-logic-mc-makes-white-house-history/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:12:15 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126330/hear-detroits-big-sean-in-new-song-alright-with-logic-mc-makes-white-house-history/

DETROIT, MI — Detroit rapper Big Sean has teamed up with Logic for a new song called “Alright” that surfaced online Wednesday afternoon. You can hear it in the SoundCloud player below. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Speaker: Unions chip in or no vote http://detroitinformer.com/126329/speaker-unions-chip-in-or-no-vote/ http://detroitinformer.com/126329/speaker-unions-chip-in-or-no-vote/#comments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:11:22 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126329/speaker-unions-chip-in-or-no-vote/ Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger tells 7 Action News he may withhold a vote on state money in Detroit’s bankruptcy case until summer.  Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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State House candidate faces trial on marijuana charges http://detroitinformer.com/126328/state-house-candidate-faces-trial-on-marijuana-charges/ http://detroitinformer.com/126328/state-house-candidate-faces-trial-on-marijuana-charges/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:12:48 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126328/state-house-candidate-faces-trial-on-marijuana-charges/

Andrew Cissell of Oak Park is running for the 27th District House seat despite facing a May trial on three counts of marijuana delivery, according to court records. Full News here – Detroit News

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Lions 2014 schedule: Opener on Monday Night Football vs. Giants http://detroitinformer.com/126327/lions-2014-schedule-opener-on-monday-night-football-vs-giants/ http://detroitinformer.com/126327/lions-2014-schedule-opener-on-monday-night-football-vs-giants/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:07:42 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126327/lions-2014-schedule-opener-on-monday-night-football-vs-giants/ Lions 2014 schedule: Opener on Monday Night Football vs. Giants Jim Caldwell's first game as Detroit Lions coach will come under the bright lights of Monday Night Football. The Lions will open the season in prime time against the New York Giants, according to the Giants' flagship radio station WFAN-AM. The NFL will … Full News […]

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Otis Hopson, shoeshine man, was an inspiration in Mt. Clemens http://detroitinformer.com/126326/otis-hopson-shoeshine-man-was-an-inspiration-in-mt-clemens/ http://detroitinformer.com/126326/otis-hopson-shoeshine-man-was-an-inspiration-in-mt-clemens/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:09:54 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126326/otis-hopson-shoeshine-man-was-an-inspiration-in-mt-clemens/ Otis Hopson, 96, and a staple in the Macomb County courthouse, dies at age 96 Full News here – freep

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Red Wings ready to battle Bruins in Game 3 http://detroitinformer.com/126325/red-wings-ready-to-battle-bruins-in-game-3/ http://detroitinformer.com/126325/red-wings-ready-to-battle-bruins-in-game-3/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:12:57 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126325/red-wings-ready-to-battle-bruins-in-game-3/ Boston evened its first-round series against the Red Wings by beating them up physically. The Red Wings want to flip the script in Game 3. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Priest, administrator indicted, accused of $700K theft from Troy parish http://detroitinformer.com/126324/priest-administrator-indicted-accused-of-700k-theft-from-troy-parish/ http://detroitinformer.com/126324/priest-administrator-indicted-accused-of-700k-theft-from-troy-parish/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:10:34 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126324/priest-administrator-indicted-accused-of-700k-theft-from-troy-parish/

A Catholic priest and a parish administrator were indicted and accused of stealing almost $ 700,000 from St. Thomas More Church in Troy and blowing the cash on a condominium and other expenses. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Read a transcript of Wednesday’s Pistons chat with Vincent Goodwill http://detroitinformer.com/126323/read-a-transcript-of-wednesdays-pistons-chat-with-vincent-goodwill/ http://detroitinformer.com/126323/read-a-transcript-of-wednesdays-pistons-chat-with-vincent-goodwill/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:11:15 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126323/read-a-transcript-of-wednesdays-pistons-chat-with-vincent-goodwill/

Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News hosted a live chat on the Pistons and the NBA on Wednesday. If you missed it you can read the full transcript here. Full News here – Detroit Pistons RSS from The Detroit News

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VIDEO: Squatter throws sauce at 7 reporter http://detroitinformer.com/126322/video-squatter-throws-sauce-at-7-reporter/ http://detroitinformer.com/126322/video-squatter-throws-sauce-at-7-reporter/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:09:59 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126322/video-squatter-throws-sauce-at-7-reporter/ 7 Action News reporter Ronnie Dahl gets sauce thrown at her by stubborn squatters. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Detroit Lions teammates missing Ndamukong Suh, confident he'll catch up … http://detroitinformer.com/126321/detroit-lions-teammates-missing-ndamukong-suh-confident-hell-catch-up/ http://detroitinformer.com/126321/detroit-lions-teammates-missing-ndamukong-suh-confident-hell-catch-up/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:07:33 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126321/detroit-lions-teammates-missing-ndamukong-suh-confident-hell-catch-up/ Detroit Lions teammates missing Ndamukong Suh, confident he'll catch up … ndamukong-suh-close.jpg AP File PhotoNdamukong Suh's teammates wish he was at voluntary minicamp, but are confident the All-Pro defensive tackle will catch up quickly once he shows up. ALLEN PARK — Detroit Lions teammates offered measured … Full News here – Read more on MLive.com

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Kehres Health & Chiropractic opens new office in Midland http://detroitinformer.com/126320/kehres-health-chiropractic-opens-new-office-in-midland/ http://detroitinformer.com/126320/kehres-health-chiropractic-opens-new-office-in-midland/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:11:23 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126320/kehres-health-chiropractic-opens-new-office-in-midland/

Kehres Health & Chiropractic has a new Midland location. Dr. Dan Kehres recently opened the new office at 601 E. Wackerly in Suite 2. Dr. Wes Harpham, a recent graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, will lead the facility. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Man faces life for killing family members http://detroitinformer.com/126319/man-faces-life-for-killing-family-members/ http://detroitinformer.com/126319/man-faces-life-for-killing-family-members/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:09:53 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126319/man-faces-life-for-killing-family-members/ A Detroit man faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole for gunning down his 7-year-old daughter, grandmother and aunt. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Verlander, Cabrera, Avila key Tigers win http://detroitinformer.com/126318/verlander-cabrera-avila-key-tigers-win/ http://detroitinformer.com/126318/verlander-cabrera-avila-key-tigers-win/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:09:49 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126318/verlander-cabrera-avila-key-tigers-win/ Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run home run and drove home three as the Tigers beat Chicago 8-6 Tuesday night. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Bruins shut out Red Wings to take series lead http://detroitinformer.com/126317/bruins-shut-out-red-wings-to-take-series-lead/ http://detroitinformer.com/126317/bruins-shut-out-red-wings-to-take-series-lead/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:10:44 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126317/bruins-shut-out-red-wings-to-take-series-lead/ Tuukka Rask finished with 23 saves as the Bruins beat the Red Wings 3-0 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 series lead. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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GM: Ignition switch repairs underway http://detroitinformer.com/126316/gm-ignition-switch-repairs-underway/ http://detroitinformer.com/126316/gm-ignition-switch-repairs-underway/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:11:01 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126316/gm-ignition-switch-repairs-underway/

Repairs to fix millions of vehicles connected to General Motors Co.’s ignition switch recall are underway, according to company officials. GM says it has shipped thousands of kits consisting of ignition switches, ignition cylinders and key sets for older model small cars subject to the recall of 2.6 million vehicles that have been linked to […]

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Bruins 3, Red Wings 0: Tuukka Rask blanks offensively challenged Detroit … http://detroitinformer.com/126315/bruins-3-red-wings-0-tuukka-rask-blanks-offensively-challenged-detroit/ http://detroitinformer.com/126315/bruins-3-red-wings-0-tuukka-rask-blanks-offensively-challenged-detroit/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:06:59 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126315/bruins-3-red-wings-0-tuukka-rask-blanks-offensively-challenged-detroit/ Bruins 3, Red Wings 0: Tuukka Rask blanks offensively challenged Detroit … DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings' offense has been bottled up in the first-round Eastern Conference playoff series against the Boston Bruins. Boston scored twice in a dominant first period and got 22 saves from Tuukka Rask Tuesday for a 3-0 victory in … […]

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Dow Chemical earnings: 6th consecutive quarter of earnings growth, margin expansion http://detroitinformer.com/126314/dow-chemical-earnings-6th-consecutive-quarter-of-earnings-growth-margin-expansion/ http://detroitinformer.com/126314/dow-chemical-earnings-6th-consecutive-quarter-of-earnings-growth-margin-expansion/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:12:23 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126314/dow-chemical-earnings-6th-consecutive-quarter-of-earnings-growth-margin-expansion/

The first quarter of 2014 marked the sixth consecutive quarter of earnings growth and margin expansion for The Dow Chemical Co., officials reported Wednesday, April 23. In the first quarter of 2014, Dow reported earnings of 79 cents per share, up from 46 cents per share in the same quarter last year, or adjusted earnings […]

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Need a World Cup jersey? This Detroit shop has you covered http://detroitinformer.com/126313/need-a-world-cup-jersey-this-detroit-shop-has-you-covered-2/ http://detroitinformer.com/126313/need-a-world-cup-jersey-this-detroit-shop-has-you-covered-2/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:14:17 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126313/need-a-world-cup-jersey-this-detroit-shop-has-you-covered-2/

Want that jersey of Bhutan’s national soccer club, even though they won’t be competing in this year’s tournament? Sergio Gonzales has you covered. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Judge picks Boston firm, N.Y. lawyer as experts to assess Detroit debt plans http://detroitinformer.com/126312/judge-picks-boston-firm-n-y-lawyer-as-experts-to-assess-detroit-debt-plans/ http://detroitinformer.com/126312/judge-picks-boston-firm-n-y-lawyer-as-experts-to-assess-detroit-debt-plans/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:09:44 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126312/judge-picks-boston-firm-n-y-lawyer-as-experts-to-assess-detroit-debt-plans/ U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes has chosen a Boston-based firm and a former New York lawyer to assess the viability of the city of Detroit’s restructuring plan and testify at the confirmation hearing. Full News here – freep

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Affirmative action ruling jeopardizes Michigan’s progress against inequality http://detroitinformer.com/126311/affirmative-action-ruling-jeopardizes-michigans-progress-against-inequality/ http://detroitinformer.com/126311/affirmative-action-ruling-jeopardizes-michigans-progress-against-inequality/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:13:21 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126311/affirmative-action-ruling-jeopardizes-michigans-progress-against-inequality/

Tuesday’s Supreme Court decision preserves this stingy status quo. It affirms the right of the people of Michigan to close doors that once swung open. And it points toward the closing of an era of social remedies, including affirmative action in education, despite the persistence of inequality. Full News here – Schools RSS from The […]

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Seniors share their life stories http://detroitinformer.com/126310/seniors-share-their-life-stories/ http://detroitinformer.com/126310/seniors-share-their-life-stories/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:09:57 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126310/seniors-share-their-life-stories/ Residents of the PVM Village of Brush Park in Detroit held a luncheon Tuesday to celebrate the completion of their writing workshop, ‘ Full News here – freep

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'Octopi Will Fly': New Detroit Red Wings playoff song http://detroitinformer.com/126309/octopi-will-fly-new-detroit-red-wings-playoff-song/ http://detroitinformer.com/126309/octopi-will-fly-new-detroit-red-wings-playoff-song/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:08:21 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126309/octopi-will-fly-new-detroit-red-wings-playoff-song/ 'Octopi Will Fly': New Detroit Red Wings playoff song Remember when Detroit Red Wings playoff campaigns had theme songs? Fan Keith Laurin of Canton has written a song he'd like to see fill that void: “Octopi Will Fly,” which was made into a video on YouTube with the help of friends. He has a day […]

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Welcome Valerie Vande Panne, the new Detroit Metro Times editor http://detroitinformer.com/126308/welcome-valerie-vande-panne-the-new-detroit-metro-times-editor/ http://detroitinformer.com/126308/welcome-valerie-vande-panne-the-new-detroit-metro-times-editor/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:14:39 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126308/welcome-valerie-vande-panne-the-new-detroit-metro-times-editor/ The Detroit Metro Times, Detroit’s award-winning alternative weekly media company, is proud to announce the recent hire of Valerie Vande Panne as Editor-in-Chief. An award-winning independent journalist and Michigan native, Vande Panne’s work has appeared in Crain’s Detroit Business, The Daily Beast, and Salon, among other publications. Previously, Vande Panne attended Harvard University and was […]

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Stryker Corp. shareholders told company remains on solid path for growth http://detroitinformer.com/126307/stryker-corp-shareholders-told-company-remains-on-solid-path-for-growth/ http://detroitinformer.com/126307/stryker-corp-shareholders-told-company-remains-on-solid-path-for-growth/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:11:20 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126307/stryker-corp-shareholders-told-company-remains-on-solid-path-for-growth/

Stryker President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin A. Lobo touted the promise of four major acquisitions made during the last year. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Vote to be held Wednesday for neighborhood advisory council on $650 million Detroit Red Wings project http://detroitinformer.com/126306/vote-to-be-held-wednesday-for-neighborhood-advisory-council-on-650-million-detroit-red-wings-project-2/ http://detroitinformer.com/126306/vote-to-be-held-wednesday-for-neighborhood-advisory-council-on-650-million-detroit-red-wings-project-2/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:14:40 +0000 http://detroitinformer.com/126306/vote-to-be-held-wednesday-for-neighborhood-advisory-council-on-650-million-detroit-red-wings-project-2/

The advisory group will have 16 members, four of whom have been chosen by city council. The remaining 12 will be chosen by the community at Wednesday’s meeting, which is taking place at 6 p.m. at the Block at Cass Park, 2727 Second Ave. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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