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Tigers get rude reminder how much they need bullpen help

Fresh off the All-Star break, the Tigers were cruising along Friday until they hit a familiar pothole, one they’ll have to fill if they really want to get where they’re going. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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City Council wants developers to deliver jobs they promise for Detroiters

Marathon Petroleum’s shortcomings in hiring Detroiters and the $ 1 sale of a swath of city-owned land for the new Red Wings arena illustrate a need for more accountability, supporters of the ordinance say. Full News here – freep

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Safety ambassadors focus on hospitality as they meet and greet downtown guests and residents

During their first 10 months on the street, the ambassadors reported 141,169 interactions with the public, according to a recent report to Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., the agency that hired Block By Block, a Louisville, Ky.-based firm that operates similar programs in 65 other cities. Full News here – Oakland Business

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How should Detroit Tigers retaliate? Should they at all? Tigers fans on Twitter have their say

The responses on Twitter ranged from “move on” and “win the game” to “start Phil Coke” so he could hit the first batter and then be replaced by scheduled starter Drew Smyly. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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GM CEO Mary Barra to U of M Grads: ‘Problems don’t go away when you ignore them — they get bigger’

Work hard, be honest and address problems quickly so they don’t grow. Full News here – Detroit News

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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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