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Sheriff says no immediate cause of death for ex-QB

DETROIT (AP) — An autopsy so far has failed to pinpoint the cause of death for a Michigan man who played Division II football and was one of the most successful quarterbacks in college history. […]

05/29/2013

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Saudi man traveling with pressure cooker arrested in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — A Saudi man was arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport after federal agents said he lied about why he was traveling with a pressure cooker, according to a court documents filed Monday. Two […]

05/13/2013

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Police: Man lived with corpse in trailer

REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A man lived with the decomposing corpse of a 72-year-old woman for about six months before court officers serving an eviction notice discovered her body moldering on a sofa in a Detroit-area trailer home, police said Friday.

04/26/2013

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Judge holds self in contempt for his smartphone

IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge whose smartphone disrupted a hearing in his own courtroom has held himself in contempt and paid $25 for the infraction.

04/15/2013

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Cardinal fans revel in Louisville NCAA victory

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Fans poured into the streets to celebrate the Cardinals’ NCAA championship win over Michigan, throwing all-night parties that at one point became so raucous police in riot gear used pepper spray to break them up.

04/09/2013

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Final Four slate is set

(AP) – After a weekend of blowouts and another upset, the men’s NCAA Final Four is set.

03/31/2013

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Ex-Detroit mayor convicted, jailed until sentence

DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted Monday of corruption charges and then sent to jail to await his prison sentence in yet another dramatic setback for a man who once was among the nation’s youngest big-city leaders.

03/11/2013

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Woman, 104, forced to lie about age on Facebook

GROSSE POINTE SHORES, Mich. (AP) — Marguerite Joseph can be forgiven for lying about her age on Facebook. The 104-year-old Michigan woman’s granddaughter says Joseph is unable to list her real age on the social media site.

02/20/2013

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Lawsuit: Hospital granted request for no black nurses

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — An African-American nurse claims a Michigan hospital agreed to a man’s request that no black nurses care for his newborn.

02/19/2013

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Hackers use alert system for zombie warnings

DETROIT (AP) — Warnings about the zombie apocalypse may seem pretty amusing, but officials say they’re dead serious about figuring out who hacked into the nation’s public warning system to broadcast such messages in a handful of states, including CA.

02/13/2013

Union members voice anger over right-to-work legislation

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – A union official is vowing to wage “war” against those who are moving to pass right-to-work legislation in the Michigan state Legislature.

12/11/2012

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Mich. House approves right-to-work limiting unions

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The Republican-led Michigan House has approved a contentious right-to-work bill limiting unions’ strength. The measure approved Tuesday morning deals with public-sector workers. Another bill focusing on the private sector was approved […]

12/11/2012

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