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Former Pistons executive Scott Perry could be ready for his shot as general manager

The Pistons have promised a wide-ranging search for their new head of basketball operations, soliciting assistance from near and far, with research firms leading the pursuit. Full News here – Detroit Pistons RSS from The Detroit News

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Pistons hire search firm to help find new general manager

The Pistons have used consulting firms in the Tom Gores regime, and will use Korn Ferry in their search for a new general manager. Jed Hughes will be the point man in the search to replace Joe Dumars, who stepped down as president Monday after 14 years in the front office. Full News here – […]

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Macomb County executive wants Detroit mayor, not emergency manager in

Macomb County executive wants Detroit mayor, not emergency manager in … Mark-Hackel.JPG Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel in a May 29, 2013 file photo. Hackel wants Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, rather than the city's emergency manager Kevyn Orr, at the table in negotiations over regionalizing the Detroit Water and … Full News here – Read more […]

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Detroit's emergency manager rebuffs new art sale proposal

Detroit's emergency manager rebuffs new art sale proposal (Reuters) – Detroit's emergency manager Kevyn Orr showed little enthusiasm on Wednesday for a new proposal from a bond insurer to sell or securitize the insolvent city's world-class art collection. The collection, housed at the Detroit Institute of … Full News here – Read more on Reuters

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Second senior PR manager leaves Quicken in just over a month

Kirk Pinho – Jennifer Rass, 42, resigned Thursday as senior communications manager of Quicken Loans Inc., the second of two top members of Dan Gilbert’s public relations team to leave since late February. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Expired parking meter fines in Detroit would jump to $45 under emergency manager proposal

Parking scofflaws beware: All fines for parking violations will increase under a proposal from Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, effectively squashing the practice of settling for an expired meter ticket instead of a parking lot. (We consider ourselves well-versed in the field.) The move follows a suggestion Orr made in his 440-page Disclosure Statement, when […]

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Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr to speak at 2014 Mackinac Policy Conference

The Detroit Regional Chamber announced Friday that Kevyn Orr, Detroit’s emergency manager, will be a speaker at the 2014 Mackinac Policy conference next month. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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GWAR manager on David Brockie’s death: ‘My focus right now is to look after my band mates’

DETROIT, MI — The manager of a satirical thrash metal band that has nearly 30 years of ties to Detroit confirmed Monday the death of one of most the colorful frontmen ever to grace a stage in the city. GWAR manager Jon Freeman confirmed that frontman Oderus Urungus (aka Dave Brockie) passed away at 6:50 […]

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Different kind of manager for different kind of Tigers roster

There was symbolism present when Brad Ausmus earlier this week sat on — on — the manager’s desk inside Marchant Stadium’s clubhouse. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit Emergency Manager to Push Back Filing Date

Detroit Emergency Manager to Push Back Filing Date While the creditors can object to, and will have a vote on, the so-called plan of adjustment on what the city owes to them, Judge Steven Rhodes will have the final say to approve or deny the plan. To date, Detroit and its creditors haven't commented … […]

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Judge reopens case challenging Michigan emergency manager law

A group of 21 Detroit, Flint and Benton Harbor along with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees filed a lawsuit in March 2013 claiming Constitutional civil rights and voting rights violations. The case was stalled by Detroit’s bankruptcy filing and a federal judge reopened it this week. Full News here – Detroit […]

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Catching, curiosity shape Brad Ausmus’ chops as new Tigers manager

Amid the masses who ambled through the Swan and Dolphin Resort during last week’s winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., one new face was of particular interest to anyone who follows Detroit baseball. Ausmus made his official national debut as Tigers manager Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland honored with own day, sings at Fox Theatre

DETROIT, MI – Newly retired Detroit Tigers manger Jim Leyland didn’t get the hardware he wanted during the season, but got a classy keepsake Monday night at the Fox Theatre delivered by one of his favorite players. Leyland was honored by Tigers utility man Don Kelly with a plaque commemorating “Jim Leyland Day” in the […]

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Mariners Hire Tigers Hitting Coach Lloyd McClendon As Manager

Mariners Hire Tigers Hitting Coach Lloyd McClendon As Manager DETROIT, MI – OCTOBER 26: Detroit Tigers hitting coach Lloyd McClendon #8 watches batting practice during the afternoon workout at Comerica Park on October 26, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) … Full News here – Read more on CBS Local

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Bankruptcy judge puts Detroit emergency manager on the spot over pension remark

A judge who must decide whether Detroit can get a makeover in bankruptcy court suddenly challenged the city’s emergency manager Monday over remarks made during the summer suggesting pensions would be safe in any restructuring. Full News here – Detroit News

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