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Bob Wojnowski

Wojo’s Pigskin Picks: UM game nice distraction

Wojo’s Pigskin Picks: UM game nice distractionNow the season is here, and it’s important to remember Jim Harbaugh is just a football coach, albeit at Michigan.
  • Bob Wojnowski
  • 6 hours, 40 minutes ago
John Niyo

Niyo: New era for UM, MSU to kick off

Niyo: New era for UM, MSU to kick offThe hype has to end sometime. But the hope is that it’s just getting started.
  • John Niyo
  • 11 hours, 6 minutes ago
Wolverines

Harbaugh show finally hitting the field for Michigan

Harbaugh show finally hitting the field for MichiganThe Utah game has generated a bowl-type feel, particularly among Michigan fans who endured a 5-7 season last year.
  • Wolverines
  • 6 hours, 47 minutes ago
Tigers

Miguel Cabrera becoming a Grosse Pointer?

Miguel Cabrera becoming a Grosse Pointer?A company linked to the Tigers first baseman paid $3.2 million cash Monday for a gated estate across from Lake St. Clair
  • Tigers
  • 17 hours, 52 minutes ago
Oakland County

New Bloomfield Hills High School to open doors at last

New Bloomfield Hills High School to open doors at lastConstruction nears completion after years of wrangling over proposals to merge Andover, Lahser high schools
  • Oakland County
  • 19 hours, 3 minutes ago
Macomb County

Warren mayor halts used car lots

Warren mayor halts used car lotsJim Fouts says he fears the Macomb County city will become known as “Used Car Lot City”
  • Macomb County
  • 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
World

Australian sheep yields 30 sweaters worth of fleece

Australian sheep yields 30 sweaters worth of fleeceA lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time, yielding 89 pounds of wool
  • World
  • 3 hours, 3 minutes ago
Michigan

High temperatures, storms in forecast for Metro Detroit

High temperatures, storms in forecast for Metro DetroitThunderstorms expected to start around 2 p.m. and last through the evening
  • Michigan
  • 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
Michigan

Tourism industry ecstatic with strong summer

Tourism industry ecstatic with strong summerFrom camping to museums, interest and attendance is up, tourism officials say
  • Michigan
  • 14 hours, 3 minutes ago
Detroit

Report: Fires cost Detroit millions

Report: Fires cost Detroit millionsA new report shows fire and arson destroy buildings in Detroit almost as fast as the city can tear them down
  • Detroit
  • 12 hours, 49 minutes ago
Music

High note: Our picks for Detroit Jazz Festival

High note: Our picks for Detroit Jazz FestivalThe four-day Detroit Jazz Festival, the largest free jazz festival in North America, starts Friday
  • Music
  • 13 hours, 56 minutes ago
Editorial

Our Editorial: Invest in energy infrastructure

Our Editorial: Invest in energy infrastructureIn the 1980s, five refineries were in the state, now there is only Detroit’s Marathon refinery
  • Editorial
  • 12 hours, 14 minutes ago
Nation

Students ask Education Dept. to discharge college debt

Students ask Education Dept. to discharge college debtUnder higher education law, students who believe they were victims of fraud can apply to have their loans discharged
  • Nation
  • 6 minutes ago
Detroit

Program to train Cody students to be firefighters, EMTs

Program to train Cody students to be firefighters, EMTsPilot initiative aimed at helping Detroit youth “jump to the front of the line” in the hiring process, Duggan says
  • Detroit
  • 11 minutes ago
Nation

1 Marine killed, 9 hurt in helicopter hard landing

1 Marine killed, 9 hurt in helicopter hard landingThe CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter came down hard during a training exercise around 9 p.m. Wednesday
  • Nation
  • 3 hours ago
Business

General Mills selling Green Giant, Le Sueur for $765M

General Mills selling Green Giant, Le Sueur for $765MThe company has been trying to adapt to shifting U.S. tastes, including a move away from many packaged foods
  • Business
  • 30 minutes ago
Business

Average U.S. rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.89%

Average U.S. rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.89%The rate on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages advanced to 3.09 percent from 3.06 percent
  • Business
  • 35 minutes ago
World

Nazi train reports spur gold fever in Poland

Nazi train reports spur gold fever in PolandIf the train and its treasures do turn up, they belong to the Polish state; Anybody who finds it will have rights to 10%
  • World
  • 50 minutes ago
News

Hungary blasts EU on migration amid chaos

Hungary blasts EU on migration amid chaosThe question of how to defuse the human gridlock in Hungary was being hotly debated in Brussels
  • News
  • 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
Nation

Tickets required to get within 5 blocks of pope’s Mass

Tickets required to get within 5 blocks of pope’s MassPhiladelphia Archdiocese’s 219 parishes are getting tickets and other faith communities and some social service programs
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
Detroit

Cops investigate fatal shooting on Detroit’s west side
Male victim in his late 30’s was found in vehicle with fatal gunshot wound

Cops investigate fatal shooting on Detroit’s west sideMale victim in his late 30’s was found in vehicle with fatal gunshot wound
  • Detroit
  • 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
Nation

False report jolts search for Ill. officer’s killer

False report jolts search for Ill. officer’s killerCaller told authorities she made up the story because she wanted attention from a family that employed her as a nanny
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
Detroit

Man critically injured in hit-and-run in Detroit
Driver of a dark colored Chevy Impala was last seen traveling west on Seven Mile

Man critically injured in hit-and-run in DetroitDriver of a dark colored Chevy Impala was last seen traveling west on Seven Mile
  • Detroit
  • 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
Nation

Clerk in gay marriage case to appear in federal court

Clerk in gay marriage case to appear in federal courtRowan County clerk Kim Davis and her staff have been summoned to the hearing at 11 a.m. Thursday
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
Business

Applications for jobless aid rise to still-low 282K
Four-week average increased 3,250 to 275,500. That average has fallen 9.2 percent over the past 12 months

Applications for jobless aid rise to still-low 282KFour-week average increased 3,250 to 275,500. That average has fallen 9.2 percent over the past 12 months
  • Business
  • 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
Business

U.S. trade deficit drops to $41.9 billion in July
Commerce Department says the deficit narrowed to $41.9 billion in July, a 7.4 percent decline

U.S. trade deficit drops to $41.9 billion in JulyCommerce Department says the deficit narrowed to $41.9 billion in July, a 7.4 percent decline
  • Business
  • 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
Nation

King cobra on the loose, escaped home in Orlando
Officials say the non-native, 8-foot venomous snake is green and yellow.

King cobra on the loose, escaped home in OrlandoOfficials say the non-native, 8-foot venomous snake is green and yellow.
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
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