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  1. Red Wings not up to speed, look completely overmatched

    The kid gloves got manhandled, which is what some thought would happen in this series, and what the Wings had to fear. They talked about maintaining poise and unleashing their speed, but this was a collision between a 10-speed bike and a truck.

  2. Affirmative action ruling jeopardizes Michigan's progress against inequality

    Tuesday's Supreme Court decision preserves this stingy status quo. It affirms the right of the people of Michigan to close doors that once swung open. And it points toward the closing of an era of social remedies, including affirmative action in education, despite the persistence of inequality.

    • 9:17 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    After Joe Louis Arena, Detroit riverfront site's future up in air

    Now that the Joe Louis Arena is destined for the wrecking ball, the city of Detroit faces the tough task of finding deep-pocket investors to develop what real estate analysts and urban planners say is a problematic riverfront property.

    • 7:22 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Detroit nonprofit that funds startups through dinners may close

    Detroit Soup a nonprofit organization that holds monthly dinners to raise money for startups could soon shut down because of a lack of funding.

  3. Tea party candidates file to challenge GOP incumbents, fill open seats

    The expansion of the Medicaid health care program for the poor was expected to spark a tea party revolt against GOP legislators who voted for the change last year.

  4. Bruins rattle Red Wings by showing how they got to Stanley Cup Finals

    The Red Wings were blanked Tuesday night in Game 3 just like they were blanked last spring against the Ducks. And as the fans filed out of Joe Louis Arena, blankety-blanking the home team, there were plenty of easy targets.

  5. Tigers expect to overcome front-office miscues covering for Jose Iglesias

    It was necessary to ask Dave Dombrowski during a Monday phone conversation about a player who no longer works for the Tigers. Steve Lombardozzi, specifically. Why, a scribe wondered, did the Tigers general manager insist on including Lombardozzi in last November's fan-delighting deal that sent Doug Fister to the Nationals?

    • 11:08 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Michigan's college admissions fight far from over

    As the Supreme Court upheld Michigan's affirmative action ban Tuesday, the University of Michigan's incoming president pledged to make campus diversity a priority. And affirmative action supporters vowed to keep pressing for higher minority enrollment.

    • 6:33 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    South Korea ferry death toll hits 150 as search gets tougher

    The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly today, with the official death toll reaching 150, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin walls to retrieve more victims.

  6. Michigan man among 1st in U.S. to get 'bionic eye'

    Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Roger Pontz has been almost completely blind for years. Now, thanks to a high-tech procedure that involved the surgical implantation of a 'bionic eye,' he's regained enough of his eyesight to catch small glimpses of his wife, grandson and cat.

    • 10:30 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • LIFESTYLE

    Children, faculty cope with accidental death of 9-year-old Canton student

    A devastated school community tries to help students cope with the accidental death of their schoolmate with input from an expert who says telling the truth, with minimum details, is important.

  7. Chinese-owned Fisker hopes to relaunch Karma in 2015

    A plan for Fisker Automotive Inc. is solidifying that would put the company's gas-electric hybrid Karma luxury automobile back on the road in mid-2015, according to its newly appointed interim president.

  8. 'Wine Warriors' has potential to elevate Michigan winemakers

    Local producers are pitching a show about northern Michigan winemakers to TV networks. The show will follow the industry's 'bumpy road from grape to glass' by focusing on three Traverse City vintners and their daily struggles.

  9. Police: Detroit woman found dead in home was stabbed, infant daughter in stable condition

    Detroit The Wayne County Medical Examiner's office has released the name and cause of death of a 31-year-old woman who was found dead in her home Monday morning.

    • 11:25 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • SCHOOLS

    Affirmative action ruling may push more state votes to limit race considerations

    Affirmative action is a matter of public choice and Michigan has made its decision that's how one legal expert is interpreting Tuesday's decision by the U.S. ...

    • 8:59 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • LIFESTYLE

    Meet Olympians, get lessons at free SkateFest in Canton

    Skaters can participate in SkateFest at Arctic Edge Ice Arena in Canton Township. The free event includes an expected appearance by 'Stars on Ice' performers ...

  10. Lupita Nyong'o named People's 'Most Beautiful'

    New York People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the 'World's Most Beautiful' for 2014.

  11. Letterman gets visit from his successor, Colbert

    New York Stephen Colbert, who will take over for a retiring David Letterman on CBS' 'Late Show' next year, revealed Tuesday that he almost worked for ...

    • 6:27 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Material on Australian shore examined in hunt for Malaysian jet

    Canberra, Australia Unidentified material that has washed ashore in southwestern Australia is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane, ...

    • 6:49 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's slowing iPhone sales threaten stock after 5% slump

    Apple Inc. is testing Wall Street's patience with its slowing iPhone and iPad sales.

    • 7:13 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • TECHNOLOGY

    UN study: Cellphones can improve literacy

    Paris A study by the U.N. education agency says cellphones are getting more and more people to read in countries where books are rare and illiteracy is high.

  12. Detroit cops seek help finding man who snatched purse from woman, 83

    Detroit Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a man who snatched the purse of an 83-year-old woman on Sunday.

  13. Pupuseria y Restaurante Salvadoreno features filled pupusas, a national dish

    The titular pupusas the national dish of El Salvador are thick handmade corn tortillas that resemble pita bread more than they do Mexican tortillas, ...

  14. Michigan murderer who escaped prison scheduled for court

    Ionia A convicted murderer who escaped from a Michigan prison in February is scheduled for arraignment on escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges.

    • 6:42 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Pro-Russian insurgents hold American journalist captive

    Donetsk, Ukraine Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine admitted on Wednesday that they are holding an American journalist who has not been seen since early ...

    • 9:01 PM, Apr. 22, 2014
    • LIFESTYLE

    Pet of the week: Patsy

    Patsy, a 1-year-old hound/pit bull mix, is a sweet girl.

    • 7:27 AM, Apr. 23, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Obama opens 4-country, Asia-Pacific trip in Tokyo

    Tokyo President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming.

  15. Chris Brown assault trial could start today

    Washington After a brief postponement, singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge is scheduled to begin in Washington.

  16. Authorities: Northern Michigan man, 71, dies after truck pins him

    Elmwood Township Authorities say a 71-year-old man has died after his pickup rolled down his driveway and pinned him against another vehicle in northern ...

  17. Man faces life sentence for killing family members

    Detroit A Detroit man faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole for gunning down his 7-year-old daughter, grandmother and aunt.

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