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Tiger Stadium fades further into history as Comerica Park builds memories

In the 15 years since the opening of Comerica Park, there seems to be a softening. The place gets rave reviews from locals, especially young people, and people from around the country. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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This week in Michigan history: Detroit-to-Alaska road proposed

This week in Michigan history: Detroit-to-Alaska road proposed Warren Magnuson, D-Wash., who chaired the commission working on the Alaska highway project, thought it would allow the country to rush weaponry from Detroit factories in the event that Alaska, then a territory and 18 years from statehood, was attacked. Full News here – Read more on […]

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Kalamazoo Brewery & History Walking Tours are going well, Discover Kalamazoo says

Working in conjunction with West Michigan Beer Tours, Kalamazoo Brewery & History Walking Tours started on the first Saturday in June and will continue through the end of August. Full News here – Oakland Business

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LeBron James, Heat aren’t giving up in NBA Finals: ‘History is made to be broken’

Against the greatest of odds, against maybe the greatest of San Antonio Spurs teams, too. Both are very much against the Heat now, and both are winning. The Spurs are a victory from their fifth championship, and will go for it at home Sunday night in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Full News here […]

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This week in Michigan history: President Andrew Jackson signs act clearing way for statehood

The Northern Ohio Boundary Bill, which Congress passed, gave Toledo to Ohio and most of the Upper Peninsula to Michigan, along with immediate statehood, if Michigan agreed to the terms. Full News here – freep

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Detroit’s pro wrestling history focus of ‘Battles, Bouts & Brawls’ documentary at Maple Theater

DETROIT, MI — Metro Detroit’s pro wrestling history and the colorful characters that were part of it are the focus of a new documentary that will premiere Thursday night at the Maple Theater in Bloomfield Hills. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Clippers’ Donald and Shelly Sterling have long history of filing lawsuits

Her broken ankle. His aching heart. Marques Johnson’s ruptured disk. Bill Walton’s bum foot. Whatever the affliction, Donald and Shelly Sterling have long favored one particular cure: a lawsuit. Full News here – Detroit Pistons RSS from The Detroit News

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Hear Detroit’s 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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This week in Michigan history: Reuther survives assassination attempt

The United Auto Workers president had just returned to his home at 20101 Appoline in Detroitand was getting something to eat in the kitchen with his wife, May, around 9:45 p.m., when gunfire erupted. A shotgun bullet shattered his right arm above the elbow. Full News here – freep

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Detroit Tigers links: Trust Dave Dombrowski, Miguel Cabrera’s chase of history and more

Grantland.com has an extensive look at Dombrowski’s front-office success and offers it as evidence of why you can’t question the Doug Fister trade or the Miguel Cabrera extension. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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This week in Michigan history: Hudson's haberdashery opens in Detroit

This week in Michigan history: Hudson's haberdashery opens in Detroit The forerunner of Hudson's, which would become a storied Detroit retailer, opened April 2, 1881. J. L. Hudson's haberdashery was at the old Detroit Opera House. It opened as a department store a decade later at Gratiot and Farmer, an eight-story … Full News here […]

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Metro Detroit Records Snowiest January In History With More On The Way

Metro Detroit Records Snowiest January In History With More On The Way Larry Thomas snow blows several inches of snow from a sidewalk as the area deals with record breaking freezing weather January 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images) … Full News here – Read more on CBS Local

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Operation Mistletoe on Detroit’s west side called biggest raid in department history

Some 300 officers from several law enforcement agencies conducted a massive raid on a roughly one-square-mile area on the city’s west side Tuesday afternoon. Full News here – Detroit News

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Before DeVos Place: Downtown Grand Rapids riverfront site has diverse, complex history

The riverfront land where the Grand Action development team sited DeVos Place was once a patchwork of factories, retail stores, bars, restaurants and alleyways. Full News here – Oakland Business

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This week in Michigan history: Detroit-Windsor Tunnel opens in 1930

This week in Michigan history: Detroit-Windsor Tunnel opens in 1930 Two days earlier, a throng gathered — 10,000 people in Detroit and 3,000 in Windsor — for the ribbon-cutting, which President Herbert Hoover signaled by turning a golden key from the White House that set off bells at the tunnel. A small group was in […]

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