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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
  • 24 minutes ago
Lions

Lions waive WR Andrew Peacock, LB Justin Cherocci

Lions waive WR Andrew Peacock, LB Justin CherocciThe moves allow the team to reduce the roster to 76 players, which is short of the 75 needed by Tuesday's 4 p.m. cutoff.
  • Lions
  • 2 hours 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
  • 1 hour, 5 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
  • 3 hours, 52 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
  • 14 hours, 23 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
  • 14 hours, 35 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
  • 14 hours, 18 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
  • 14 hours, 1 minute ago
Sports

MSU's Clinton Jones, UM's Rob Lytle to be honored

MSU's Clinton Jones, UM's Rob Lytle to be honoredThe respective legends will be recognized by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame.
  • Sports
  • 6 minutes ago
World

Canada in recession; Harper denies it as election looms

Canada in recession; Harper denies it as election loomsCollapsing prices for oil have taken their toll on Canada’s economy, which recorded its 2nd consecutive negative quarter
  • World
  • 9 minutes ago
Nation

Clinton, aides stressed protecting info in email

Clinton, aides stressed protecting info in emailThe message was one of roughly 7,121 pages of emails the State Department released as part of a court-ordered release
  • Nation
  • 11 minutes ago
Lions

Replay: Tuesday Lions chat with Josh Katzenstein

Replay: Tuesday Lions chat with Josh KatzensteinJosh Katzenstein of The Detroit News hosted a live chat on the Lions on Tuesday.
  • Lions
  • 14 minutes ago
Business

World, U.S. markets drop after bleak Chinese report

World, U.S. markets drop after bleak Chinese reportThe Dow Jones industrial average fell 335 points, or 2 percent, just after 9:30 a.m.
  • Business
  • 4 hours, 18 minutes ago
Autos

FCA sales up 1.7%; Ford up 5.4%; GM down 0.7%

FCA sales up 1.7%; Ford up 5.4%; GM down 0.7%Many analysts expected a drop in sales since Labor Day is late this year
  • Autos
  • 7 hours, 31 minutes ago
Nation

Young at heart? Not most Americans, report says
Nearly three out of four U.S. adults have a heart older than the rest of their body, according to CDC calculations

Young at heart? Not most Americans, report saysNearly three out of four U.S. adults have a heart older than the rest of their body, according to CDC calculations
  • Nation
  • 23 minutes ago
Sports

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

Utah's Booker on Harbaugh hype: 'It's getting annoying'Photos: Utah Hype Football SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was the talk of college football’s offseason as he dominated headlines throughout the spring and summer.
  • Sports
  • 29 minutes ago
Spartans

MSU's Reschke, Frey will split time as LB spot remains unsettled

MSU's Reschke, Frey will split time as LB spot remains unsettledBoth will see action in Spartans' opener against Broncos as competition plays out.
  • Spartans
  • 36 minutes ago
Nation

Court refuses to hear appeals in chimp personhood case
In December, a midlevel court unanimously denied human legal rights to Tommy, who lives alone in a cage

Court refuses to hear appeals in chimp personhood caseIn December, a midlevel court unanimously denied human legal rights to Tommy, who lives alone in a cage
  • Nation
  • 41 minutes ago
Nation

Official: Not enough votes to defund Planned Parenthood
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky says Republicans lack the votes to halt the payments

Official: Not enough votes to defund Planned ParenthoodSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky says Republicans lack the votes to halt the payments
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
Sports

Lions' VP for Business Development Luis Perez no longer with team

Lions' VP for Business Development Luis Perez no longer with teamHe resigned last week, a team spokesman said.
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  • 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
Nation

Ky. clerk refuses to resign; judge orders her to court

Ky. clerk refuses to resign; judge orders her to courtRowan County Clerk Kim Davis’ office denied marriage licenses to several couples ‘under God’s authority’
  • Nation
  • 5 hours, 43 minutes ago
Nation

4th-graders can get free annual national park passes

4th-graders can get free annual national park passesGovernment is giving annual passes to fourth-graders and their families, an effort to get kids to experience outdoors
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
Wayne County

Boy fatally struck by passing vehicle in Sumpter Twp.
A 59-year-old Sumpter Township motorist stopped immediately after striking the child

Boy fatally struck by passing vehicle in Sumpter Twp.A 59-year-old Sumpter Township motorist stopped immediately after striking the child
  • Wayne County
  • 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
Nation

Hunter recovering after Idaho grizzly bear attack
The hunter hiked out after the attack and was taken by ambulance to a hospital

Hunter recovering after Idaho grizzly bear attackThe hunter hiked out after the attack and was taken by ambulance to a hospital
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
Sports

MSU depth chart: Bullough, R.J. Shelton on kick-return duty

MSU depth chart: Bullough, R.J. Shelton on kick-return dutyThe Spartans' depth chart unveiled for Friday's season-opener at Western Michigan revealed few surprises.
  • Sports
  • 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
Nation

Facility built at Rhode Island university collapses

Facility built at Rhode Island university collapsesSix construction workers were injured as steel was strewn across the site
  • Nation
  • 3 hours, 32 minutes ago
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