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Opinion: Success stems from gratitude and hard work
"If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.”
by Paul W. Smith | 2 days ago
Finley: Abortion looms over 2020 vote
"Abortion has always been a voter turn-out driver for both parties"
by Nolan Finley | 2 days ago
Finley: Dan Gilbert launches no-fault ballot initiative
The head of Rock Ventures will need to collect 340,000 signatures within six months
by Nolan Finley | 2 days ago
Podcast: Daniel Howes on Detroit carmakers’ China play
Trade tensions between the U.S. and China may be slowing auto sales there, but they’re also exposing the vulnerabilities of Detroit’s automakers.Daniel Howes
| 3 days ago
Graham: From ‘Sonic’ to ‘Game of Thrones,’ fans levy their voice in disruptive ways
Got an opinion? Shout loud enough and maybe someone will listen
by Adam Graham | 4 days ago
City Knits instructor has not so ‘perfect’ approach
While every yarn shop has irresistible fibers in a variety of colors, textures and weights, it wasn't until my very insightful interview with Amy Houghtalin of City Knits that I realized why some are favored by knitters and crocheters far more than others.
by Jocelynn Brown | 4 days ago
Jacques: Michigan education board holds up $47 million for charters
Grandstanding over the distribution of these dollars could also put future awards from the federal department at risk."
by Ingrid Jacques | 4 days ago
Howes: Change in China prods Detroit rethink
As trade tensions escalate, and Chinese automakers grow stronger, it could be time for foreign automakers to reassess their positions in No. 1 market.Daniel Howes
| 4 days ago
Garden: New fertilizers offer science-based solutions
Whether choosing a product for indoor or outdoor plants, I always read the label to see what’s in the bag, bottle or box.
by Nancy Szerlag | 5 days ago
Jacques: Individual liberty trumps local control
"As long as homeowners aren’t using their property to the clear detriment of their neighbors, they should be able to use their homes as they see fit."
by Ingrid Jacques | 6 days ago
Payne: Toyota’s new Supra is fast, furious and ’fordable
Toyota's legendary Supra is back and it was worth the wait. The sexy sports car is more fun and more affordable than ever.
by Henry Payne | 5 days ago
Howes: Trump’s tariff tear on China intensifies
The transpacific test of wills is spooking markets, slamming farmers, slowing growth, leading automakers to wonder how much the trade war will cost.Daniel Howes
| 6 days ago
Wojo: Plenty of clues foretold John Beilein’s exit at Michigan
This might be good for Beilein, but it’s a major blow for Michigan, which must move swiftly to replace its all-time winningest coach.Bob Wojnowski
Finley: Tlaib not anti-Semitic, but she is wrong
"Tlaib's views should open a useful conversation on the folly of pushing a single-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."
Howes: Empty Ilitch promises loom over new deals
Long histories of unfulfilled pledges engender deep suspicion among Detroit politicians, residents that complicates efforts to complete new projects.Daniel Howes
Society: Movers and shakers get sneak peek to Detroit’s Monarch Club
The Monarch Club is a throwback to Detroit’s 20th Century city-club heyday, paying homage to the storied rooftop venues.
Bankole: Bob Berg respected role of media
The public relations guru didn’t go to war with journalists who didn’t welcome his bevy of clients with open arms.
Opinion: Detroit wants you, Tiger Woods
There is excitement and anticipation building for Detroit’s first ever PGA Tour Event, June 25-30
Finley: No-fault relief in sight. Will Whitmer grab it?
No amount of capitulation by Republicans to Democratic concerns is likely to win the signature of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
Podcast: Howes on GM’s Lordstown suitor
The "goods news" of GM finding a potential buyer for its Lordstown plant is drawing mixed reactions because the potential results could be mixed.Daniel Howes
Jacques: A dumb fight to give kids time off school
Lawmakers managed to waste a lot of time debating whether to grant public schools a free pass for additional days off due to bad weather this winter.
Society Confidential: Executive chef Lloyd Roberts making a splash on the dining scene
Executive chef Lloyd Roberts makes a splash on the dining scene
Gardening: Get the recipe for plant combos in container gardens
Container gardening is all the rage these days because houses are getting bigger and lot sizes are shrinking.
A mother’s words of advice are paying off
In September of 2000, Brenda Heffernan of Ortonville began taking steps to fulfill a dream she'd kept on the back burner for a very long time -- one that her mother, Betty Owen of Ortonville, had always known about.
Finley: Oakland board offers glimpse of future
The Oakland Democrats are following a playbook that has led communities across the country to ruin.
Bankole: Politics preventing real no-fault reform
"The bill is not the answer to the crisis facing majority black cities like Detroit: redlining."
Jacques: ‘Free’ public college would kill competition
"Alluring promises as free college from presidential hopefuls may make for great sound bites but most of them carry damaging consequences."
Wojo: Spencer Turnbull is the Tigers’ newest pitching hope
He’s not a touted first-rounder or a prized acquisition, but Turnbull might be as promising as any of the Tigers’ talented young armsTigers
Finley: Biden speaks to Forgotten Democrats
"Democrats want to defeat Trump above all else. And they see Biden as the one who has the best chance of prevailing in the general election"
Wojo: No spoiler here – Kerryon Johnson the key to Lions’ offense
If the plan under Matt Patricia and new coordinator Darrell Bevell goes as expected, Johnson will become a much bigger cog.Bob Wojnowski
Howes: Tesla’s dash for cash reveals challenges
The positives of raising yet more cash arguably could be papering over potentially bigger negatives, including cash burn and global expansion woes.Daniel Howes
Society Confidential: Getting that just-right birthday greeting
Also: Detroit Music Awards show celebrates diversity; Rotate Boutique in Bloomfield Hills launches
Niyo: Pistons continue to regain their foothold in Detroit
After 40 years in the suburbs, the NBA franchise reaffirms its commitment to the city by entering a partnership with Wayne State on a $25 million basketball arena.John Niyo
Howes: Hackett’s Ford eyes exit from ol’ barrel
The convergence of today's auto industry and tomorrow's future of mobility, autonomy and electrification is beginning to emerge at Blue OvalDaniel Howes
Finley: Ilitch vision for downtown District was a mirage
"In Milwaukee, that promised spin-off development is rising on 30 acres adjacent to the forum."
Bankole: Keith’s courage is his true legacy
"Of all the tributes pouring in since the April 28 death of federal judge Damon Keith, few have focused on the courage of his leadership."