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Celebrate Michigan

Last photo finalists selected; now cast your vote!

Last photo finalists named; now cast your vote!The Celebrate Michigan: Four-Season Fun roster of photo finalists is complete. It's your turn now to select the People's Choice Award.
  • Celebrate Michigan
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Celebrate Michigan

Backpacker's superior selfie makes photo contest finals

Backpacker’s superior selfie makes photo finalsFour more photos make the cut in the Four-Season Fun theme of our Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest
  • Celebrate Michigan
  • 1 month ago
Travel

Chicago boasts a multitude of new attractions

Chicago boasts a multitude of new attractionsSee Maximo at the Field Museum, the craft beer scene, an exhibit on digital life, theater, and the new architecture center in the Windy City
  • Travel
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Celebrate Michigan

Winter kayaker in Lake Huron makes a splash in photo contest

Winter kayaker makes a splash in photo contestFour more finalists announced in Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest: Four-Season fun
  • Celebrate Michigan
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Travel

Central Florida Explorer: Up close with nature on an airboat ride

Central Florida Explorer: Up close with nature on an airboat rideI found my way south of Orlando, Fla., driving to Wild Willy’s Airboat Tours on the shores of Lake Tohopekaliga.
  • Travel
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Celebrate Michigan

Egret, squirrel photos win Woods and Wildlife contest

Woods and Wildlife photo contest winners namedWinners are chosen in the second of three Detroit News Celebrate Michigan Photo Contests this summer
  • Celebrate Michigan
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Travel

5 reasons to visit Dayton, Ohio

5 reasons to visit Dayton, OhioCraft beer, baseball, museums, a hipster haven are attractions in the Ohio city
  • Travel
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Celebrate Michigan

Photo contest finalists: A trillion trilliums, two ducks, a road and a hive

Photo finalists: Trilliums, ducks, road, hiveLast 4 finalists named in the Woods and Wildlife theme of the Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest
  • Celebrate Michigan
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Travel

Hawaiian rainbows start with tour waterfalls

Hawaiian rainbows start with a tour of the Big Island’s waterfallsWhen the tropical sun comes out after a cleansing rain, Hawaiian waterfalls create rainbows
  • Travel
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Celebrate Michigan

Eagle's fierce profile snatches spot in photo finals

Eagle’s fierce profile soars to photo finalsEgret, butterfly and Tahquamenon Falls photos join the Celebrate Michigan: Woods and Wildlife party
  • Celebrate Michigan
  • 2 months ago
Travel

Texas ranch shows LBJ’s struggles, triumphs

Texas ranch shows LBJ’s struggles and triumphsA visit to the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park shows how important the sprawling place was to his world view
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  • 2 months ago
Celebrate Michigan

Squirrel enthusiast's photo joins Woods and Wildlife finals

Squirrel enthusiast’s shot joins photo finalsFour more photos become prize-eligible in the Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest: Woods and Wildlife
  • Celebrate Michigan
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Business

Peanuts no longer fly at Southwest Airlines

Peanuts no longer fly at Southwest AirlinesDallas-based Southwest cited concerns about passengers with allergies in the decision.
  • Business
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Business

Cuba lifting freeze on private tourism businesses

Cuba lifting freeze on private tourism businessesCuba’s communist government is implementing new regulations meant to prevent tax evasion and the accumulation of wealth
  • Business
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Celebrate Michigan

First winners chosen in Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest

First Celebrate Michigan winners chosenTwo photos singled out as prize winners under the City and Country theme
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Celebrate Michigan

Wildlife close-ups, from creepy to gorgeous, earn photo contest honors

Wildlife close-ups join photo contest finalsCelebrate Michigan Photo Contest singles out first four finalists under the Woods and Wildlife theme
  • Celebrate Michigan
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Business

FAA: Size of aircraft seats not a safety issue

FAA: Size of aircraft seats not a safety issueHopes for more legroom on planes were dashed when U.S. regulators found no need to impose new standards on airlines
  • Business
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Travel

Following the Oregon Trail

Following in footsteps — or wagon ruts — of American history on Oregon TrailFollowing in footsteps — or wagon ruts — of American history on Oregon Trail
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Celebrate Michigan

Northern lights surprise turns into photo contest finalist

Northern lights surprise makes photo finalsA colorful phenomenon called 'Steve' stars in Celebrate Michigan contest; vote now for People's Choice winner
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Celebrate Michigan

Celebrate Michigan finalists make the everyday extraordinary

Photo finalists make the everyday extraordinaryCelebrate Michigan photo finalists find unique approaches to familiar scenes
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  • 3 months ago
Michigan History

The Boblo boats, then and now

The Boblo boats, then and nowThe Boblo boats, then and now
  • Michigan History
  • 3 months ago
Michigan

Freezing lake yields Celebrate Michigan photo finalist

Freezing lake yields Celebrate Michigan shotFour more finalists announced in Detroit News photo contest
  • Michigan
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Detroit

Southwest Airlines offers Detroit flights from $49

Southwest offers Detroit flights from $49One-way tickets from Detroit to other U.S. cities start at $49
  • Detroit
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Celebrate Michigan

First finalists selected in Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest

First Celebrate Michigan photo finalists namedFour impressive photos entered under the City and Country theme have a chance at one of two $300 prizes
  • Celebrate Michigan
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Travel

London on a budget: How to save on airfare, more

London on a budget: How to save on airfare, moreExperience museums, teas, the Sky Garden and more
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Travel

Are old-fashioned road trips trendy again?

Are old-fashioned road trips trendy again?Websites are featuring road trips like they’re the next big thing even though they’re actually a longstanding tradition
  • Travel
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Life

Vintage campers perfect for summer road trips in style

Vintage-inspired campers perfect for summerHappier Camper will open its Corktown showroom Sunday and show off its travel trailer
  • Life
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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