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Group faces uphill battle in preserving senior housing amid Detroit redevelopment

In the 1980s a federally subsidized housing trend began moving low-income senior citizens into downtowns that were otherwise bleeding population and in need of residents for vacant buildings. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Detroit Tigers Gameday: David Price vs. Felix Hernandez in marquee battle of All-Stars tonight

There’s a marquee pitching matchup tonight in Detroit as newly acquired starter David Price battles AL Cy Young Award frontrunner Felix Hernandez in a should-be pitcher’s duel. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Auto supplier hosting job fair in Battle Creek

Denso Manufacturing Michigan Inc. is hosting a job fair to fill the 150 temporary production jobs it has available. Full News here – freep

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Detroit Lions camp notes: Kevin Ogletree pulling away from the pack in WR position battle

Ogletree hauled in two deep passes from Matthew Stafford and the veteran wideout received some glowing praise from offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi following Thursday’s practice. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Kellogg to switch up Special K marketing to battle cereal woes

AdAge – Battle Creek-based Kellogg Co. is planning significant marketing changes for Special K, shifting away from the brand’s longtime weight-loss messaging to talk more about nutrition. The company is also restructuring its Kashi brand, including relocating it to California in a move to make it more autonomous. Executives outlined the new strategies on an […]

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Lessenberry on the battle to ban the Metro Times

Turns out, our very own Jack Lessenberry knows the Grosse Pointer seeking to ban the MT: Ten years or so ago, a woman named Andrea Lavigne sat in on some media survey classes I was teaching at Wayne State University. She was in her late 30s or early 40s, and seemed to be searching for […]

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Protests, arrests, and spin sessions mark shutoff battle

On Friday, July 11, protesters gathered in front of the Water Board headquarters on Randolph Street in downtown Detroit to protest water shutoffs — and a number of arrests made at their protest the day before. “Coleman Young warned us — they’re gonna come for the water!” activist Elena Herrada declared to a crowd of […]

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Batteries battle fuel cells, leaving plug-in hybrids to prosper

Auto manufacturers like Toyota of Japan are backing away from battery-only powered vehicles as sales fail to take-off, and hint that fuel-cells are the holy grail for future, green machines. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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McGregor Fund CEO C. David Campbell dies after battle with pancreatic cancer

McGregor Fund CEO C. David Campbell dies after battle with pancreatic cancer

Sherri Welch – The McGregor Fund’s longtime leader, C. David Campbell, died Monday at his home after an eight-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Campbell, 61, joined the Detroit-based foundation in 1995 as executive director and became president in 1999, a trustee in 2003 and CEO in 2014. During his nearly 20 years at the helm […]

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Detroit, Toledo zoos get penguin reinforcements in battle for visitors

It’s a good time to be a penguin near the Michigan-Ohio border. The Toledo Zoo’s resident African penguins will spend Memorial Day weekend settling into their new home after Friday’s grand opening of Penguin Beach, the zoo’s new $ 3.5 million habitat for the birds. Meanwhile, officials at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak are […]

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Crews battle fire at Detroit apartment complex

Firefighters were on the scene of an apartment fire on Detroit’s west side on Wednesday night. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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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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New deals reached in bankruptcy pension battle

Sources inside closed-door mediation tell 7 Action News two major players in Detroit’s Bankruptcy case have just reached tentative agreements.  Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Gonzo’s Top 5: Butterflies in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Midland & East Lansing, plus Globetrotters in Battle Creek, Traverse City, Auburn Hills and Spring Arbor

What are you doing this weekend? Here is Gonzo’s Top 5 for events taking place April 15-20, 2014. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Blue Jackets hold off Red Wings in key battle

Cam Atkinson scored a goal confirmed by video replay in the third period, as Columbus beat Detroit 4-2 on Tuesday night. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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