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Harbaugh on informing QB who's starting: 'They know'

Harbaugh on informing QB who's starting: 'They know'The Michigan coach continued to be evasive on Big Ten conference call on who the QB will be Thursday.
  • Sports
  • 5 hours, 30 minutes ago
Spartans

Dantonio on expectations: 'We'll move the rock forward on our own'

Dantonio on expectations: 'We'll move the rock forward on our own'Spartans coach says his team is motivated from within to meet lofty goals.
  • Spartans
  • 7 hours, 17 minutes ago
Sports

Utah's Booker on Harbaugh hype: 'It's getting annoying'

Utah's Booker on Harbaugh hype: 'It's getting annoying'There is no promotional bus dressed as Utah coach Kyle Whittingham.
  • Sports
  • 6 hours, 40 minutes ago
Oakland County

Rochester Hills man sentenced for parents’ brutal deaths

Rochester Hills man sentenced for parents’ brutal deathsJeffrey Brian Maurer was convicted of beating his elderly parents to death with hammers and a tea kettle
  • Oakland County
  • 10 hours, 4 minutes ago
Business

Frontier to offer $39 Florida flights

Frontier to offer $39 Florida flightsAn Airbus 320 that seats 180 will service the daily Orlando route, which will start Nov. 18, officials said
  • Business
  • 20 hours, 35 minutes ago
Business

Michigan restaurants scramble to fill jobs

Michigan restaurants scramble to fill jobsRestaurants across the state face a hiring crisis for dishwashers, line cooks and prep cooks as the economy improves
  • Business
  • 20 hours, 46 minutes ago
Macomb County

Man arrested in fatal hit-and-run in Sterling Heights
A woman crossing the street while pushing her teen son in a wheelchair was fatally struck

Man arrested in fatal hit-and-run in Sterling HeightsA woman crossing the street while pushing her teen son in a wheelchair was fatally struck
  • Macomb County
  • 12 hours, 51 minutes ago
Editorial

End governor’s, state lawmakers’ exemptions to FOIA

End governor’s, state lawmakers’ exemptions to FOIAGovernor, Legislature exempt from the Freedom of Information Act; that should change in the interest of open government
  • Editorial
  • 20 hours, 13 minutes ago
Business

Livernois/McNichols area the next Midtown?

Livernois/McNichols area the next Midtown?New “Live6 Alliance” nonprofit aims to boost northwest Detroit area around University of Detroit-Mercy.
  • Business
  • 20 hours, 30 minutes ago
Tigers

Sanchez, Norris could return to rotation this season

Sanchez, Norris could return to rotation this seasonBoth right-hander Anibal Sanchez and left-hander Daniel Norris threw a side session before the game Tuesday.
  • Tigers
  • 22 minutes ago
Detroit

Detroit police work to ID suspicious bag near DIA

Detroit police work to ID suspicious bag near DIAPolice: Duffel bag found chained to a bench near Woodward and Kirby around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday
  • Detroit
  • 32 minutes ago
Spartans

He isn’t Captain Cook at Michigan State, but that’s OK

He isn’t Captain Cook at Michigan State, but that’s OKIt’s understandable Connor Cook was a little bummed out last week.
  • Spartans
  • 52 minutes ago
Tigers

McCann says fatigue isn’t issue, despite struggles

McCann says fatigue isn’t issue, despite strugglesManager Brad Ausmus pulled catcher James McCann aside over the weekend in Toronto.
  • Tigers
  • 1 hour ago
Lions

Abdul-Quddus' stats belie value to Lions' special teams

Abdul-Quddus' stats belie value to Lions' special teamsSafety's acquisition a year ago didn't raise many eyebrows but he's been solid in secondary and on special teams.
  • Lions
  • 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
College

Humble Franklin stars in Western’s high-powered offense

Humble Franklin stars in Western’s high-powered offenseFranklin entered the college football scene with a record-breaking season at Western Michigan as a true freshman.
  • College
  • 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
Celebrities

Grapevine: Janet Jackson kicks off tour in Vancouver

Grapevine: Janet Jackson kicks off tour in VancouverJames Bond author apologizes, Bill Murray talks ‘Ghostbusters’ cameo and more celebrity news
  • Celebrities
  • 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
Michigan

Celebrate Michigan photo contest

Celebrate Michigan photo contestFinal week of finalists before 4 winners are named next week
  • Michigan
  • 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
Spartans

Talk MSU with Matt Charboneau Wednesday at 11 a.m.

Talk MSU with Matt Charboneau Wednesday at 11 a.m.Matt Charboneau of The Detroit News hosts a live chat on the Spartans on Wednesday at 11 a.m.
  • Spartans
  • 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
Wolverines

Harbaugh and his effect receive the GQ treatment

Harbaugh and his effect receive the GQ treatmentThe title? “Jim Harbaugh will attack this college football season with enthusiasm unknown to mankind.”
  • Wolverines
  • 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
Michigan

2015 Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest finalists

2015 Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest finalistsHere are the contest finalists. Check back next week for the grand prize winners! "It is a spectacle that no one should miss," said Bill Savage of Munising about the Sault Tribe's powwow he attended in Christmas, Mich. "I spent the entire day there,...
  • Michigan
  • 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
Business

U.S. stocks fall sharply on China manufacturing report

U.S. stocks fall sharply on China manufacturing reportJust three stocks in the S&P 500 closed higher
  • Business
  • 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
Spartans

Michigan State to test depth of its defense

Michigan State to test depth of its defenseEntering his ninth season at Michigan State, Mark Dantonio has built depth that didn’t exist when he arrived.
  • Spartans
  • 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
Politics

Probe: Conduct of Reps. Courser, Gamrat ‘deceitful’

Probe: Conduct of Reps. Courser, Gamrat ‘deceitful’A House Business Office report found Reps. Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat “are not credible witnesses”
  • Politics
  • 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
Sports

Well-traveled Tim Wright poised to compete for Lions TE spot

Well-traveled Tim Wright poised to compete for Lions TE spotNewest arrival could find himself locked in battle for job with Joseph Fauria.
  • Sports
  • 2 hours, 48 minutes ago
Politics

Michigan to develop its own greenhouse gas plan

Michigan to develop its own greenhouse gas planState officials indicated they are not willing to leave those energy decisions in the hands of the federal government
  • Politics
  • 10 hours, 28 minutes ago
College

Great Ibe helping EMU overcome large challenges

Great Ibe helping EMU overcome large challengesSome players find it hard to live up to the hype and expectations around college football.
  • College
  • 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
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