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At ‘work colleges,’ students pay off tuition while they learn

Many students spend years after college working off tens of thousands of dollars in school debt. But at seven ‘Work Colleges’ around the country, students are required to work on campus as part of their studies — doing everything from landscaping, growing and cooking food to public relations and feeding farm animals — to pay […]

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Detroit Lions acquire Super Bowl experience, which they hope helps yield a

Detroit Lions acquire Super Bowl experience, which they hope helps yield a … ORLANDO, Fla. — New Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell, who has coached in three Super Bowls and won two, is trying to bring a winning culture to a team that has not won a title since the Eisenhower administration. And that apparently […]

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Family of beaten driver: He pleaded with attackers; why were they so angry?

Steve Utash’s family say he pleaded with his attackers, repeatedly telling them he was ‘sorry’ as they beat him unconscious after his pickup truck struck a 10-year-old boy earlier this week on an east side Detroit street. At the same time, family members say they are overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from the community, […]

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Red Wings determined not to succumb to injuries as they chase playoff spot during ‘crazy’ season

The Red Wings have lost one player to injury in six consecutive games and seven of their past eight. Ten players who started the season on their roster are injured. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Things might get worse before they get better as Detroit Pistons embark on Western trip

The Pistons have lost 10 straight on the road and 44 of their last 46 against Western Conference teams away from The Palace. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Young African American men are not only part of Detroit's turnaround, they are

Young African American men are not only part of Detroit's turnaround, they are … The picture is more dire in Detroit, albeit improving over the last few years, where only 20% of black males graduated high school from 2009 to 2010. Nationally, black high school dropouts are 38 times more likely to be incarcerated than […]

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‘We made TRW the company they are today,’ says worker on last day of Saginaw production

A group of employees at TRW Automotive’s Saginaw braking facility were gathered near an exit just before shift change about 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14 — the last day on the job for most of the soon-to-be-shuttered plant’s remaining workers. Michael Sangster, 35, who has worked there for 14 years, stood among the crowd. He […]

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Detroit Big-3 get groove back, but can they keep it?

Mary Barra, on the job roughly three weeks, detailed General Motors Co.’s earnings Thursday and it all sounded so normal. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Live blog: New Orleans Pelicans struggling as they visit Detroit Pistons but will that mean anything?

Neither team is exactly lighting the NBA on fire as the Pelicans are 1-9 in their last 10 games while the Pistons have a 7-14 record at The Palace. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Ten questions facing the Lions as they seek a new coach

They will either hire an offensive coordinator as the head coach — Whisenhut, Cincinnati’s Jay Gruden, San Francisco’s Greg Roman, Cleveland’s Norv Turner or Denver’s Adam Gase — or they will make sure whoever they hire will bring with them a proven offensive coordinator. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit […]

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Two Detroit Lions head coaching candidates tell HGTV real estate star they are ‘considering’ job

A real estate agent with local ties and a hit HGTV reality show claims he’s spoken with two coaches that are considering the Detroit Lions head coach job and want to know more about homes in the metro area. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Study: 4 in 10 finish college where they start

Washington — Fewer than half of all students who entered college in 2007 finished school where they started, and almost a third are no longer taking classes toward a degree anywhere, according to review released Monday. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Pistons are starving for a victory because they didn’t feed hot hand at crucial time

During critical stretches they stopped going to Josh Smith, who played his best game as a Piston. Instead of watching Josh Smith add to his season-high 31 points on 13-for-17 shooting, we got to see Rodney Stuckey floaters and Brandon Jennings dribbling between his legs and launching moon shots that clanked off the iron. Full […]

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If Lions really are ready for big stage, they certainly aren’t showing it

It was as bad as it gets for a team that was supposed to be past this nonsense. Matthew Stafford flung the ball recklessly, tossing four interceptions, and although they weren’t all his fault, this begins with him. The Lions need to do some quick, harsh self-analysis, because their 24-21 loss to the Buccaneers on […]

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Surprise: Hundreds in Michigan unaware they earned associate degrees

More than 800 Michigan community college students have been surprised with associate degrees — they didn’t know they had earned them. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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