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An expat tells the expats: 'It's great to be home,' but Detroit needs more from us

An expat tells the expats: 'It's great to be home,' but Detroit needs more from us His voice boomed off the walls of the David Whitney Building, which is still under reconstruction but still served as the site of the Detroit Homecoming opening Wednesday night. More than 120 expats — those Detroiters who once called […]

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Smoke prompts evacuation of Romulus preschool

Smoke from a heating and cooling system caused the evacuation of a preschool Tuesday morning. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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School police stock up on free military gear

School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers has Lions’ number

Allen Park — They’ve beaten him up, but they haven’t really beaten him. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Whole Foods CEO says second Detroit location is in the works

Whole Foods Market plans to open a second location in Detroit, the Austin, Texas-based retailer’s co-CEO said Thursday. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Three armed robbers steal $4, Bible from 56-year-old Detroit man

Three armed robbers steal , Bible from 56-year-old Detroit man DETROIT, MI — Three armed men, one a MAC-10 machine gun, threatened a 56-year-old Detroit man's life when they robbed him in Detroit's New Center area about 9 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the thieves got away with very little, just a small black pouch … Full […]

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Detroit’s Tom Sizemore on film project: ‘I just want to do something for the city to thank it’

DETROIT, MI — Actor Tom Sizemore, a Detroit native, is determined to film a movie called “An Honest Thief” with his brother in their hometown and pay respect to its residents. Sizemore, in an interview with MLive.com, said the brothers’ current online fundraising campaign for the film will help give an already $ 1 million […]

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Detroit Lions down yet another defensive back, this time Cassius Vaughn

The Detroit Lions lost nickelback Bill Bentley (ACL) for the season in Week 1. They lost Bentley’s replacement, Nevin Lawson (dislocated toes), in Week 2. And now it appears Lawson’s replacement, Cassius Vaughn, is hurt too. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Creditor Syncora reaches Detroit bankruptcy deal, issues apology

Detroit’s stiffest bankruptcy opponent – a bond insurer called Syncora – reached a comprehensive settlement with the city of Detroit and issued a formal apology for accusing bankruptcy mediators of ‘naked favoritism.’ Full News here – freep

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Goldman Sachs CEO: Grads of small biz program poised to contribute to Detroit

Goldman Sachs CEO: Grads of small biz program poised to contribute to Detroit’s revival

Corey Williams Associated Press – Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and billionaire investor Warren Buffett joined Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday at the graduation of 64 local business owners from Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses program. The investment banking firm committed $ 20 million to Detroit and southeast […]

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Trial opens in newlywed accused of killing Iranian wife in U.P.

Lawyers have given opening statements in the trial of a newlywed accused of killing his Iranian wife after they moved to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula so she could seek an advanced engineering degree. Full News here – freep

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'David Bowie is' documentary to screen in Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids this month

'David Bowie is' documentary to screen in Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids this month DETROIT, MI — A new David Bowie documentary called "David Bowie is" will be screened in Metro Detroit and Grand Rapids later this month. Tickets are now available for Sept. 23 screenings at Royal Oak's Landmark Main Art Theatre and Grand Rapids' … […]

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Michigan’s Best Neighborhood Bar: Day 8 takes us to 4 bars in Bay County

Our scheduled visits on Sept. 18: 4:00 p.m. — O’Hares Bar & Grill, 608 E Midland St., Bay City 5:15 p.m. — Stein Hous, 1108 N. Water St., Bay City 6:30 p.m. — Coonan’s Irish Pub, 1004 N. Johnson St., Bay City 7:45 p.m. — Chet’s Corner Bar, 1001 S. Madison Ave., Bay City Full […]

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Lions secondary welcomes test against Green Bay

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers knows how to pick part most secondaries in the NFL. And the Lions secondary is well aware of what Rodgers can do. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Bush clarifies remarks on disciplining daughter

Reggie Bush tried to clarify remarks he made on a radio show about how he might discipline his 1-year-old daughter. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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