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Organizers of R&B Music Hall of Fame eye Detroit

Organizers of R&B Music Hall of Fame eye Detroit Joined by Detroit music figures such as Duke Fakir (Four Tops), Kim Weston and Spyder Turner, representatives of the project gathered Wednesday at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History as they start cultivating public support for the … Full News here – Read more […]

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Alice Cooper Enters the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame

Yes, the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame is a thing. And yesterday Alice Cooper became its latest inductee. The Detroit-born rocker has long been a fan of the fast food sliders, even serving them at the after party for the Tribeca Film Festival premier of his documentary Super Duper Alice Cooper.  Also a member of […]

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Omar Vizquel inducted into Indians Hall of Fame

Vizquel was a cornerstone of the teams that won five straight AL Central titles and appeared in the World Series twice. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Matthew Laurance of ‘Beverly Hills 90210′ & ‘Eddie and The Cruisers’ fame talks Motor City ComicCon, career

DETROIT, MI — Matthew Laurance, 64, from Queens, N.Y. is probably best known for his role as Dr. Mel Silver on the hit show “Beverly Hills 90210.” He was the father of David Silver, actor Brian Austin Green’s character, for nine seasons and felt every day on set that he was part of a pop […]

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Ex-NBA commissioner David Stern elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

The recently retired Stern was elected Friday to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and will be enshrined with the class of 2014. Full News here – Detroit Pistons RSS from The Detroit News

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3 get in to Baseball Hall of Fame, but not Detroit Tigers' Jack Morris, Alan

3 get in to Baseball Hall of Fame, but not Detroit Tigers' Jack Morris, Alan … Jack Morris, who won more games than any other pitcher in the 1980s and led the Tigers to the 1984 world championship, fell short in his 15th and final time on the Hall of Fame ballot. Morris actually missed […]

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Your turn: Who deserves to be inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame? Fill out your own ballot

The vote for this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame class will be revealed later today, but before the Class of 2014 is announced, we’re going to give you a shot to fill out your own ballot. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Why Jack Morris does not belong in the Hall of Fame

Statistically speaking, if elected, Jack Morris might be the fourth-worst pitcher in the Hall of Fame. Or he might be the worst, depending just which statistic you prefer. ‘But did you see him pitch?’ comes the popular retort. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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One writer’s Hall of Fame ballot is a true shaggy dog story

In previous years, the 10-slot ceiling was no problem. Typically, you might have three, four, maybe five names worthy of enshrinement. But in recent years there has been a flood of new Cooperstown-caliber names. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Poison’s Bret Michaels of VH1’s ‘Rock of Love’ fame to help Detroit get jobs

DETROIT, MI – Poison’s Bret Michaels is ready to rock on for Detroit jobs. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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City Slang: Help get the MC5 in the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame

A petition has been set up to try to help the MC5 push into the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame (and let’s fact it, it’s about time they were in there). The petition can be viewed, and signed, here. The band’s story is told at Change.org. “The MC5 was an American rock band from […]

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Big Sean’s ‘Hall of Fame’ Detroit week: album signing, free Burn Rubber block party, DTE concert

DETROIT, MI – Consider this Big Sean’s “Hall of Fame” week in Metro Detroit. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Big Sean on new ‘Hall of Fame’ album: ‘I want it to be a vessel of Detroit;’ he mentions Eminem (video)

DETROIT, MI – Rapper Big Sean reportedly wants to a deliver a message of hope and inspiration to his hometown of Detroit in his sophomore album called “Hall of Fame, set for a Aug. 27 release. He also expected a recently collaboration with Eminem to surface soon and will perform Aug. 31 t DTE Energy […]

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Death, of ‘A Band Called Death’ movie fame, comes home to Detroit for Orion Festival warm welcome

DETROIT, MI – Back in the 70s, a group of black punk rockers from Detroit with a band named called Death were a tough sell in the music business. The guys still got the name and don’t appear to be struggling to get recognition anymore, based on the support they received Sunday at the Orion […]

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Death, of ‘A Band Called Death’ fame, gears up for big week in Detroit; Orion Music + More part of plans

DETROIT, MI – Members of a black punk rock band called Death, stars of a new world-renowned documentary of with the same title, have a big week ahead of them in Detroit. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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