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Garth Brooks to play first Det. show in 18 years

Country superstar Garth Brooks is playing the first of six Detroit shows Friday night at Joe Louis Arena. This is his first time in Detroit since May, 1996. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Former Detroit Zoo elephant, Wanda, dies at 57 after enduring years of chronic pain

From about 1995 until 2005 Asian elephants Wanda and Winky made the Detroit Zoo there home after decades of performing for crowds. Full News here – Detroit News

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Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland staff recognized for years of service

Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland staff gathered in January at Horizons Conference Center, 6200 State St, for their annual employee celebration. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Pharmacist gets 6 years prison, forfeits nearly $1 million for role in painkiller scheme

A pharmacist was sentenced this week to six years in prison for his role in a scheme to distribute addictive, medically unnecessary painkillers, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. Full News here – Detroit News

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Trucks push automakers to best January sales in 9 years, and not because of gas prices

When the construction industry is doing well, pickup truck sales are too. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Marilyn Manson to Detroit: ‘I love you so much I almost spent four years in prison here!’

DETROIT, MI — It wasn’t anything like a Marilyn Manson concert in the mid-90s, when this shock rocking flamethrower in his prime drew plenty of controversy and protesters. Tuesday night’s show at the Fillmore Detroit had an Iron Maiden cover band as the opener called Revelations, with guys from Grand Rapids who looked like suburban […]

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Ex-Detroit cop sentenced up to 20 years in ID scam

Ex-Detroit cop sentenced up to 20 years in ID scam A former Detroit police officer has been sentenced to serve up to 20 years in prison for using false police reports to improve people's credit scores. Tamboura Kenyatta Jackson, 41, of Clinton Township was convicted last month of felony racketeering … Full News here – […]

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Watch a Camaro Z/28 tear through tracks as GM celebrates 90 years of Milford Proving Ground

The Milford Proving Ground os where GM puts vehicles through a range of tests, from full-throttle acceleration on straightaways to slamming on brakes in simulated, inclement weather. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Nissan back in Super Bowl ad game for first time in almost 20 years; Watch teaser

For the first time in a decade, Nissan Motor Co. is returning to the Super Bowl advertising game, with a 90-second spot planned for Super Bowl XLIX. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Gonzo’s New Year’s Resolution for 2015, plus Top 5 list (Jan. 20-25)

Looking for something to do in Michigan from Jan. 20-25, 2015? Check out Gonzo’s Top 5 list! Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Downtown Ann Arbor’s Vellum closed after 2 years on Main Street

Two years, nearly to the day, after opening on Ann Arbor’s Main Street, Vellum Restaurant has closed its doors. The front windows have been papered over, and Kosta Roumanis has confirmed that the family made the decision to close the… Full News here – Oakland Business

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Last train left Detroit depot 27 years ago today

Last train left Detroit depot 27 years ago today It was 27 years ago today that the final train pulled out of Michigan Central Station in Detroit. In the years that followed, the once-proud symbol of Detroit's grandeur became one of its most notorious symbols of decay. At 11:30 a.m. Jan. 5, 1988 … Full […]

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U.S. jobless claims fell in 2014 to lowest in 14 years

Shobhana Chandra Bloomberg – Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits in 2014 than at any time in 14 years as the economic expansion strengthened. An average 308,500 workers a week filed jobless claims this year, the least since 299,600 in 2000, according to figures released Wednesday from the Labor Department in Washington. Applications climbed […]

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Detroit newspaper ends weekly publication after 36 years

The newspaper targeted African Americans and politically progressive readers. Full News here – Detroit News

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2014 Detroit homicides fewest in 47 years

2014 Detroit homicides fewest in 47 years Police Chief James Craig told The News on Friday that the police department had updated its statistics after the News reported there were at least 304 slayings in Detroit in 2014 on Thursday. When police released data on Dec. 22, there were 298 … Full News here – […]

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