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Tigers

Avila preferred option at first for time being

Avila preferred option at first for time beingWith Victor Martinez coming off the DL, manager Brad Ausmus opted to go with Alex Avila at first base.
  • Tigers
  • 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
Tigers

Green: Tigers threw themselves into quagmire

Green: Tigers threw themselves into quagmireIt was Mr. Mack, who coined the phrase "Pitching is 75 percent of baseball."
  • Tigers
  • 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
Pistons

Pistons' Johnson flashes temper in summer league loss

Pistons' Johnson flashes temper in summer league lossFirst-round pick gets tangled up with Glen Rice Jr. in Pistons' loss to Magic
  • Pistons
  • 53 minutes ago
Detroit

Police shoot suspected drug dealer near fairgrounds

Police shoot suspected drug dealer near fairgroundsOfficers said a 21-year-old man fled to an apartment building and pulled a gun
  • Detroit
  • 18 hours, 18 minutes ago
Oakland County

Feds say cancer doc wants 25-year sentence for fraud

Feds say cancer doc wants 25-year sentence for fraudDr. Farid Fata's sentencing memo is sealed, but his request was disclosed by prosecutors Thursday in a court filing
  • Oakland County
  • 1 day ago
Michigan

Dundee roads and bridge reopen after floods

Dundee roads and bridge reopen after floodsBusiness district in Dundee back to normal after River Raisin crests, floods
  • Michigan
  • 22 hours, 2 minutes ago
Detroit

Detroit nonprofit gives hotdogs to homeless

Detroit nonprofit gives hotdogs to homelessLess fortunate get Fourth of July lunch courtesy of charity that works to boost girl power, strengthen communities
  • Detroit
  • 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
Arts

Going with the grain at the Blue Water SandFest

Going with the grain at the Blue Water SandFestHeld at the foot of the historic Fort Gratiot Lighthouse along the scenic beaches of Lake Huron, SandFest is the only event of its kind in Michigan
  • Arts
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Editorial

Saturday Shorts: Happy Fourth; Michigan the best state?

Saturday Shorts: Happy Fourth; Michigan the best state?Saturday Shorts are a Detroit News tradition
  • Editorial
  • 17 hours, 22 minutes ago
Business

Using the right fork is serious business

Using the right fork is serious businessMBA programs at Walsh College and elsewhere say dining etiquette can make or break deals
  • Business
  • 17 hours, 34 minutes ago
Nation

Girl killed after being struck by jumping sturgeon
The fish are known for leaping more than 7 feet above the water.

Girl killed after being struck by jumping sturgeonThe fish are known for leaping more than 7 feet above the water.
  • Nation
  • 27 minutes ago
Pistons

Free agent Reggie Jackson takes in Pistons game

Free agent Reggie Jackson takes in Pistons gameTeam sees it as hopeful sign the guard wants to return
  • Pistons
  • 29 minutes ago
Michigan

National forest is site for Rainbow Family campers
Campers have been in the Huron-Manistee National Forest for more than a week, praying for world peace and harmony.

National forest is site for Rainbow Family campersCampers have been in the Huron-Manistee National Forest for more than a week, praying for world peace and harmony.
  • Michigan
  • 40 minutes ago
Nation

Tunisia imposes state of emergency after beach attack

Tunisia imposes state of emergency after beach attackTunisia’s president declared a state of emergency on Saturday in response to a second deadly attack on foreigners
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
Nation

Ohio community seeks clues after 6 women vanish

Ohio community seeks clues after 6 women vanishGrieving family members and nervous residents worry about a serial killer in their midst
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
Nation

Matt Stonie tops Joey Chestnut in hot dog contest

Matt Stonie tops Joey Chestnut in hot dog contestStonie, who finished second last year, downed 62 hot dogs and buns on Saturday, beating Chestnut by two.
  • Nation
  • 4 hours, 24 minutes ago
Nation

Controversy surrounds former Vick dogfighting house

Controversy surrounds former Vick dogfighting houseThe transition from dogfighting to dog rescue has not been without controversy
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
Nation

Forgiveness of Charleston shooter prompts discussion

Forgiveness of Charleston shooter prompts discussionMany African-Americans are feeling torn between their anger and their Christian inclination to forgive
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
Travel

Grand Hotel adds new luxury suites with a view

Grand Hotel adds new luxury suites with a viewMackinac Island's Grand Hotel adds new luxury suites with a view
  • Travel
  • 3 hours, 53 minutes ago
Nation

Texas wants its gold back inside the state’s borders

Texas wants its gold back inside the state’s bordersTexas is the only state that owns an actual stockpile of gold, according to public sector and financial industry experts
  • Nation
  • 4 hours, 46 minutes ago
Michigan

Casino says computer system with personal info breached

Casino says computer system with personal info breachedThousands of gamblers might have been dealt a bad hand at FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek.
  • Michigan
  • 5 hours, 21 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers’ Alex Avila moves to first base for today’s game

Tigers’ Alex Avila moves to first base for today’s gameIt’s not the first time at first base for Avila.
  • Tigers
  • 5 hours, 40 minutes ago
Sports

Weekend sports on TV/radio
A complete listing of today's sports on TV/radio

Weekend sports on TV/radioA complete listing of today's sports on TV/radio
  • Sports
  • 7 hours, 50 minutes ago
Golf

Friday's roundup: Vegas, Langley lead Greenbrier

Friday's roundup: Vegas, Langley lead GreenbrierJhonattan Vegas hasn't had much success since winning his second PGA Tour event as a rookie in 2011.
  • Golf
  • 8 hours, 6 minutes ago
Golf

Watson painting over Confederate flag on 'General Lee'

Watson painting over Confederate flag on 'General Lee'Watson paid $121,000 for the car, a 1969 Dodge Charger, at a January 2012 auction.
  • Golf
  • 8 hours, 18 minutes ago
Nba

Friday's roundup: Jordan lands in Dallas

Friday's roundup: Jordan lands in DallasAccording to multiple reports, the NBA rebounding leader, agreed to terms on an $80 million deal over four years.
  • Nba
  • 8 hours, 27 minutes ago
Nhl

Friday's roundup: O'Reilly becomes Sabres' highest-paid player

Friday's roundup: O'Reilly becomes Sabres' highest-paid playerThe Buffalo Sabres have made newly acquired forward Ryan O'Reilly their highest-paid player.
  • Nhl
  • 8 hours, 32 minutes ago
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