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Wolverines

UM cancels two football-related fundraisers

UM cancels two football-related fundraisersMichigan football will no longer host the popular Women's Football Academy or the Michigan Men's Football experience.
  • Wolverines
  • 7 hours, 5 minutes ago
Tigers

Mensching: Why Tigers' lineup might indeed be better

Mensching: Why Tigers' lineup might indeed be betterManager Brad Ausmus has said several times this spring that he thinks the Tigers' lineup is better this year than last.
  • Tigers
  • 10 hours, 35 minutes ago
Red Wings

Gordie Howe fishing, doing well as he nears 87

Gordie Howe fishing, doing well as he nears 87After a serious stroke and some other concerns over the past year, Howe, who played for the Red Wings for 25 years, has rebounded.
  • Red Wings
  • 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
Environment

Lake Erie algae relief years away

Lake Erie algae relief years awayComplicated mix of problems have been blamed on farmers, weather, wastewater systems, septic tanks and invasive species
  • Environment
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Detroit

Panel recommends raises for Detroit leaders in 2016

Panel recommends raises for Detroit leaders in 2016City compensation panel recommends Detroit’s elected leaders get 2.5 percent raise beginning July 1, 2016.
  • Detroit
  • 11 hours, 36 minutes ago
Detroit

Thousands of bikers kick off ‘Slow Roll’ season

Thousands of bikers kick off ‘Slow Roll’ seasonThe weekly rides in Detroit attract thousands of bikers. This is the first ride of the season.
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Detroit

Panel asks state to absorb $350M in Detroit school debt

Panel asks state to absorb $350M in Detroit school debtBattle in Legislature is likely over coalition's report, which also seeks pension relief for Michigan's largest district
  • Detroit
  • 7 hours, 11 minutes ago
Personal Finance

Retail therapy: Does it work?

Retail therapy: Does it work?‘Consumer products have psychological value,’ says marketing professor
  • Personal Finance
  • 23 hours, 3 minutes ago
Michigan

Crowds burn shirts in E. Lansing after Spartans' win

Crowds burn shirts in E. Lansing after Spartans' winAt least 4 men arrested as crowd gathers at Cedar Village apartments Sunday
  • Michigan
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Brian J. O'Connor

O’Connor: Drivers with long commutes pay the toll

O’Connor: Drivers with long commutes pay the tollUsing IRS mileage reimbursement of 57.5 cents per mile, cost of each mile of daily commuting comes to $287.50 a year.
  • Brian J. O'Connor
  • 23 hours, 3 minutes ago
Politics

U.S. to unveil highway funding, reform bill

U.S. to unveil highway funding, reform billTransportation secretary to speak at Detroit Economic Club on Tuesday
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Business

Retail tries to lift image as employer, and pay is key

Retail tries to lift image as employer, and pay is keyChain stores announcing increases in minimum wage
  • Business
  • 23 hours, 4 minutes ago
Technology

This spring, clean the digital clutter from your office

This spring, clean the digital clutter from your officeProfessional organizer’s sacred rule: Only Handle It Once
  • Technology
  • 23 hours, 4 minutes ago
Macomb County

2 held in connection with party store death

2 held in connection with party store deathA male and female are in custody in Toledo. The male is in the hospital being treated for two gunshot wounds.
  • Macomb County
  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
Autos

Volvo plans $500M factory in U.S.

Volvo plans $500M factory in U.S.Volvo Car Group plans to invest about $500 million to build its first auto factory in the U.S. in a bid to revive sales
  • Autos
  • 16 hours, 24 minutes ago
Detroit

Wounded judge to join non-violence march

Wounded judge to join non-violence marchBerg was shot outside his home; demonstration will be on Good Friday
  • Detroit
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Spartans

Duke-MSU rematch looked unlikely in November

Duke-MSU rematch looked unlikely in NovemberWhen Duke and Michigan State met on Nov. 18, few could have guessed it would be a Final Four preview.
  • Spartans
  • 8 minutes ago
Spartans

Admiration mutual for MSU’s Izzo, Duke’s Coach K

Admiration mutual for MSU’s Izzo, Duke’s Coach KDuke leader holds 8-1 edge, but both teams expect a tough fight
  • Spartans
  • 11 hours, 12 minutes ago
Sports

What to expect from the 2015 Tigers

What to expect from the 2015 Tigers12 Anthony Gose, CF -- His speed — disruptive on offense and run-saving on defense — is legit. He can track balls from gap to gap. He also plays incredibly shallow, thus stealing some bloopers, too. He is fearless on the bases, forcing defenses to hurry plays and make...
  • Sports
  • 19 minutes ago
News

Fenton candy store offers Sweet Variations on Easter classics

Fenton candy store offers Sweet Variations on Easter classicsJellybeans slicked with liquid chocolate get a final firm press to make them stick. With the finishing touches added, “They seem to come to life. They have a character all their own” said Pohlod of her tiny charges.
  • News
  • 27 minutes ago
Tigers

Verlander 'better' but won't throw again until pain is gone

Verlander 'better' but won't throw again until pain is goneJustin Verlander's nagging triceps strain has knocked him out of his next start, which was scheduled for Thursday.
  • Tigers
  • 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers cut Holaday, Collins; McCann wins No. 2 catcher job

Tigers cut Holaday, Collins; McCann wins No. 2 catcher jobMcCann will be the backup catcher and two utility players — Perez and Romine — will be on the Opening Day roster.
  • Tigers
  • 1 hour, 4 minutes ago
Tigers

Joba smacked around in Tigers' loss to Braves

Joba smacked around in Tigers' loss to BravesLeave it to the Tigers, who don't have a lot of choices these days, to make the most of Joba Chamberlain's rough day Monday.
  • Tigers
  • 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
Tigers

Braves 4, Tigers 2, spring training

Braves 4, Tigers 2, spring trainingDetroit Tigers pitcher Alfredo Simon throws warm-up pitches during the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Lakeland, Fla., Monday, March 30, 2015. The Braves won 4-2.
  • Tigers
  • 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
Michigan

Grand Rapids gets $1M to clean future research site

Grand Rapids gets $1M to clean future research siteGrant will address brownfield conditions at former Grand Rapids Press newspaper site
  • Michigan
  • 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
Golf

Monday's roundup: Stricker plans return at Masters

Monday's roundup: Stricker plans return at MastersHe had surgery two days before Christmas on a bulging disk in his lower back
  • Golf
  • 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
Sports

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

Tuesday sports on TV/radioA complete listing of today's sports on TV/radio
  • Sports
  • 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
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