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John Niyo

Niyo: Glendening making a home with the Red Wings

Niyo: Glendening making a home with the Red WingsLuke Glendening, a grinder who began this season with one career NHL goal, scored the winner in Game 1, and a lot more.
  • John Niyo
  • 4 minutes ago
Tigers

Henning: A lot more hits than misses for Tigers scouts

Henning: A lot more hits than misses for Tigers scoutsTigers brass has a knack for identifying talent and watching it flourish in Detroit
  • Tigers
  • 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
Sports

Lions draft preview: Center, guard holes need to be filled

Lions draft preview: Center, guard holes need to be filledDiminished play of Rob Sims and exit of center Dominic Raiola means Lions have rebuilding to do.
  • Sports
  • 5 hours, 15 minutes ago
Wayne County

Worthy to announce decision on alleged police brutality

Worthy to announce decision on alleged police brutalityWorthy's news conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday
  • Wayne County
  • 6 hours, 25 minutes ago
Michigan

42-mile trail among latest Mich. recreation additions
A ribbon-cutting event is set to take place Saturday in St. Johns

42-mile trail among latest Mich. recreation additionsA ribbon-cutting event is set to take place Saturday in St. Johns
  • Michigan
  • 13 hours, 34 minutes ago
Michigan

Scientists: Isle Royale gray wolf population drops to 3

Scientists: Isle Royale gray wolf population drops to 3Researchers said the wolf count has continued a sharp decline since 1989, when it stood at 24. It was nine last year.
  • Michigan
  • 7 hours, 35 minutes ago
Entertainment

48 Hours: Best things to do in Metro Detroit

48 Hours: Best things to do in Metro DetroitThings to do this weekend in Metro Detroit
  • Entertainment
  • 4 hours, 39 minutes ago
Editorial

Saturday Shorts: Pay judges competitive wages

Saturday Shorts: Pay judges competitive wagesOur Saturday short editorials, on the topics of the week
  • Editorial
  • 40 minutes ago
Entertainment

‘Daredevil’ avoids the excesses of its genre

‘Daredevil’ avoids the excesses of its genre‘Daredevil’ steps back from the special effects insanity that has made the superhero genre numbing
  • Entertainment
  • 35 minutes ago
Nba

Unlike past seasons, playoffs are wide open

Unlike past seasons, playoffs are wide openWhen the NBA postseason opens this weekend, there will be plenty of contenders but no clear favorite.
  • Nba
  • 2 minutes ago
Motorsports

Kenseth wins pole at Bristol Motor Speedway

Kenseth wins pole at Bristol Motor SpeedwayMatt Kenseth will try for his first win since 2013 when he starts from the pole at Bristol Motor Speedway.
  • Motorsports
  • 8 minutes ago
Golf

Friday's roundup: Merritt's 61 trumps Spieth's 62

Friday's roundup: Merritt's 61 trumps Spieth's 62Merritt tied David Frost's tournament mark set in 1994 and topped the leaderboard at 12-under 130.
  • Golf
  • 19 minutes ago
Clarence Page

Page: How Hillary’s enemies aid her cause

Page: How Hillary’s enemies aid her causeHillary can run a general election campaign, reaching out to moderates, while her Republican rivals battle each other
  • Clarence Page
  • 40 minutes ago
Paul W. Smith

Smith: Timely help for a future ‘Master’

Smith: Timely help for a future ‘Master’A little help can go a long way, as a 2009 letter reveals
  • Paul W. Smith
  • 40 minutes ago
Editorial

Other Writers on 2016, Hillary and the Federal Reserve

Other Writers on 2016, Hillary and the Federal ReserveOn Saturdays, we put the spotlight on national writers.
  • Editorial
  • 40 minutes ago
Nation

Don't bring selfie sticks to the Kentucky Derby

Don't bring selfie sticks to the Kentucky DerbyJoining a growing list of museums, music festivals and sports venues around the world, the iconic Louisville track has banned the pole-like contraptions
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
Nation

Transportation officials issue oil train safety rules

Transportation officials issue oil train safety rulesFeds issue emergency order requiring trains hauling crude oil and other flammable liquids to slow down in urban areas.
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
High Schools

Friday's roundup: St. John has 1-hitter for G.P. South
Emma St. John allowed one hit and fanned nine in Grosse Pointe South's 5-3 softball victory over visiting St. Clair.

Friday's roundup: St. John has 1-hitter for G.P. SouthEmma St. John allowed one hit and fanned nine in Grosse Pointe South's 5-3 softball victory over visiting St. Clair.
  • High Schools
  • 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
GM

New Trax is an affordable SUV — really

New Trax is an affordable SUV — reallyThe 2015 Chevrolet Trax has a starting retail price of $20,995, smart features and good fuel economy
  • GM
  • 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
Henry Payne

Payne: Audi-tonomous A8L and the future of self-driving

Payne: Audi-tonomous A8L and the future of self-drivingThe Audi A8L gives a glimpse of the autonomous-car future, but I'd like a "DISABLE" button to have some fun.
  • Henry Payne
  • 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
Lottery

Michigan Lottery numbers for Friday, April 17
These Michigan Lottery numbers were drawn Friday:

Michigan Lottery numbers for Friday, April 17These Michigan Lottery numbers were drawn Friday:
  • Lottery
  • 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
Red Wings

Lots of room for Wings to improve for Game 2

Lots of room for Wings to improve for Game 2Detroit needs to cut down Lightning's shot advantage, stay out of the penalty box and find a way to slow Tampa's speed.
  • Red Wings
  • 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
Politics

Obama calls delay of his AG nominee ‘embarrassing’

Obama calls delay of his AG nominee ‘embarrassing’Barack Obama said it was “crazy” and “embarrassing” the way the Senate has held up confirmation of his A.G. nominee.
  • Politics
  • 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
Sports

Wings' Mrazek riding high after Game 1 success

Wings' Mrazek riding high after Game 1 successThe Wings netminder stopped 44 shots in his first NHL playoff game while leading Detroit to a Game 1 win
  • Sports
  • 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
Health

Idea from Adam Sandler film soothes dementia patients

Idea from Adam Sandler film soothes dementia patientsUsing an idea from the Adam Sandler movie “50 First Dates,” families make videos to calm and reassure dementia patients.
  • Health
  • 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
Michigan

Some glitches reported in first week of M-STEP testing
Clarkston school district says students experiencing login, connectivity problems with computerized exam.

Some glitches reported in first week of M-STEP testingClarkston school district says students experiencing login, connectivity problems with computerized exam.
  • Michigan
  • 8 hours, 37 minutes ago
Sports

Victor Martinez sits as precaution

Victor Martinez sits as precautionFriday was a planned day off for the slugging designated hitter, after the switch-hitter looked a little gimpy after taking some swings from the left side during the week in Pittsburgh.
  • Sports
  • 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
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