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Ferris State's Jayru Campbell (Cass Tech) wins Harlon Hill Trophy

Ferris State’s Jayru Campbell (Cass Tech) wins Harlon Hill TrophyAll told, Campbell has accounted for 47 touchdowns for the Bulldogs (15-0), who play Valdosta State (13-0) of Georgia in Saturday's national-championship game in McKinney, Texas.
  • College
  • 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
Lions

Lions' Matthew Stafford says he'll keep playing through pain

Lions’ Matthew Stafford says he’ll keep playing through painDespite clues to the contrary, Stafford said Friday he would play Sunday in his 126th straight regular season start.
  • Lions
  • 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
Tigers

Tigers sign Jordy Mercer, expect him to provide stability, leadership

Tigers sign Jordy Mercer, expect him to provide stability, leadershipGeneral manager Al Avila said he was drawn to Mercer because of his consistency at a premium position and leadership.
  • Tigers
  • 3 hours ago
Michigan

What’s alive — and what just died — in lame-duck Michigan Legislature

What’s alive or dead in Michigan lame-duckA look at some of the notable Michigan legislation that remains alive — and what has likely died — as lawmakers prepare to reconvene next week
  • Michigan
  • 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
Detroit

'The Mule' tells tale of Detroit drug bust, elderly courier

Meet the elderly drug courier behind ‘The Mule’'The Mule' tells the tale of epic Detroit drug bust and elderly courier who inspired Clint Eastwood's new film.
  • Detroit
  • 19 hours, 12 minutes ago
Business

Johnson & Johnson hammered by report it knew of asbestos in baby powder

J&J hammered by report it knew of asbestosJohnson & Johnson is forcefully denying a media report that it knew for decades about the existence of trace amounts of asbestos in its baby powder
  • Business
  • 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
Detroit

Donate now for Detroit News Cheer for Charity

Donate now for Detroit News Cheer for CharityThe second round of The Detroit News Holiday Cheer for Charity continues through noon Dec. 28 with a call for donations to five finalists
  • Detroit
  • 6 hours, 54 minutes ago
Politics

Obama-era rule leads to $150M in student loan forgiveness

Obama-era rule leads to student loan forgivenessFederal loans for 15,000 former students whose colleges closed before they could graduate will be forgiven
  • Politics
  • 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
  • College

    Detroit News College Football Show: Recruiting edition

    Detroit News College Football Show: Recruiting editionJohn Niyo and Dave Goricki talk about college football's early signing deadline with recruiting expert Allen Trieu and four local players, including Canton's Darius Robinson.
    • College
    • 3 minutes ago
    Nation

    Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

    Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter OlympicsSalt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics – most likely for 2030 – in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002
    • Nation
    • 9 minutes ago
    Spartans

    Michigan State cornerback Justin Layne to enter NFL Draft

    Michigan State cornerback Justin Layne to enter NFL DraftThe 6-foot-3, 185-pound defensive back leaves after three-year collegiate career where he registered 130 tackles, three interceptions and a touchdown.
    • Spartans
    • 5 minutes ago
    Politics

    Mueller: FBI is not to blame for Flynn’s false statements

    Mueller: FBI not to blame for false Flynn statementsThe filing from Robert Mueller comes four days before Flynn gets sentenced on a charge of lying to the FBI
    • Politics
    • 30 minutes ago
    Politics

    As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

    As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fansPeople close to Flynn say he is relaxed and eager to get through Tuesday’s sentencing and move forward
    • Politics
    • 50 minutes ago
    Business

    First look: The Shinola Hotel in Detroit

    First look: The Shinola Hotel in DetroitThe eight-story boutique hotel on Woodward in downtown Detroit is preparing for its January 2, 2019 opening.
    • Business
    • 1 hour, 4 minutes ago
    Michigan

    Line 5 tunnel deal may preempt promised Nessel suit

    Line 5 tunnel deal appears to preempt lawsuitA proposed agreement between the state and Enbridge appears to preempt Democratic AG-elect Dana Nessel’s plans to seek an injunction against Line 5.
    • Michigan
    • 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    Technology

    Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users

    Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook usersThe company said Friday that the bug affected 6.8 million people who used Facebook to log in to other services
    • Technology
    • 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
    Spartans

    MSU's Joshua Langford embracing new role as go-to guy

    MSU’s Joshua Langford embracing new role as go-to guy“He wants the ball,” Michigan State Tom Izzo said ahead of Sunday's game with Green Bay. “He does want the ball and I tell Cassius (Winston) the same thing that he’s got to be more that way."
    • Spartans
    • 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
    Politics

    Trump lawyer seeks to send emoluments case to appeals court

    Trump lawyer seeks to send emoluments case to appeals courtA lawyer for the president filed papers on Friday asking that a lawsuit accusing the president of profiting from his office be taken out of the hands of a Maryland federal judge
    • Politics
    • 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
    Politics

    Reports: Federal prosecutors probe Trump inaugural committee

    Reports: Prosecutors probe Trump inaugural committeeFederal prosecutors are reportedly investigating the finances of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee and whether foreigners contributed to its events using straw donors.
    • Politics
    • 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
    Wolverines

    UM might rely more on freshman big Brandon Johns Jr.

    UM might rely more on freshman big Brandon Johns Jr.When Michigan coach John Beilein recruited freshman forward Brandon Johns Jr., he never envisioned using him as a stretch five. How things have changed.
    • Wolverines
    • 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    TV Plus

    Scandal-plagued CBS grants $20M to 18 women’s rights groups

    CBS grants $20M to 18 women’s rights groupsCBS pledged to give $20 million to 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace
    • TV Plus
    • 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    Business

    Stocks plunge to 8-month lows on growth fears; Johnson & Johnson nosedives

    Stocks plunge to 8-month lows on growth fearsStocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries
    • Business
    • 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
    Politics

    Justice Dept.: Mueller probe has cost some $25M

    Justice Dept.: Mueller probe has cost some $25MSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation cost about $25 million from the time he was appointed to September
    • Politics
    • 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    Tigers

    McCosky: A big-league manager's role is as vital as ever

    McCosky: A big-league manager’s role is as vital as everWhile the game has changed, what should never be lost in the avalanche of data is that baseball is a hard game played by fallible human beings.
    • Tigers
    • 3 hours ago
    Michigan

    District must release school bus video in heat suit

    District must release school bus video in heat suitSuit: Driver drove around for nearly an hour in Aug., forced students to close windows and possibly turned on the heat
    • Michigan
    • 3 hours ago
    Michigan

    U.P. wind project opponents will get referendum
    Opponents of a wind-energy project in the Upper Peninsula have submitted enough petition signatures for a referendum

    U.P. wind project opponents will get referendum on ballotOpponents of a wind-energy project in the Upper Peninsula have submitted enough petition signatures for a referendum
    • Michigan
    • 3 hours, 10 minutes ago
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