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In Today's Detroit News: Thu, July 2, 2015

Voters crush state road funding plan

Proposal 1 would have raised the sales tax a percentage point; legislators may try to redirect money from other areas of the budget to pay for infrastructure repairs.  Read it in the e-edition

Oak Park raises glass to liquor sales in restaurants

A proposal to allow spirits to be sold by the glass had been voted down in the past, but economic factors appeared to persuade voters this year.  Read more

Red Wings eye new blood

Three members of the Griffins and one Wolverine are expected to help in Detroit soon.  Read more

Feds: VA worker says he stole $150,000 for sex and gambling

The former federal employee worked at the Veterans Affairs retail store in Ann Arbor, according to a criminal complaint, and used it for lap dances — and more — with an Ohio stripper named “Ashley.”  Read more

Deal close for apartments near Comerica Park

The Ilitch family is finalizing a deal with St. John’s Episcopal Church for property that is now a parking lot along Woodward and Montcalm for a 300-unit structure.  Read more