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Niyo: Red Wings’ tailspin careening toward record futility
Niyo: Ready for some (more) football? Five Michigan teams are going bowling
Michigan, Michigan State, Central Michigan, Western Michigan and Eastern Michigan each have one more game to play.John Niyo
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Wojo: For Matt Patricia and Lions, it should be over
Martha Ford hasn’t publicly declared she’s considering firing Matt Patricia and Bob Quinn. But she should, based on everything.Bob Wojnowski
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Finley: Get new transit plan rolling
Backers of a new regional transit plan for Metro Detroit face their first hurdle: Getting legislation approved to authorize a new taxing scheme
by Nolan Finley | 3 days ago
Podcast: Howes says new UAW boss has leverage — if he’ll use it
Rory Gamble can drive reform within — and if he falters, the most likely alternative is federal oversight of the 84-year-old unionWeekend-essay
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Society Confidential: Fur designer’s work catches eye of Kash Doll
Also: Rodman surprises folks at Drip IV Therapy; Anchor Bar's celeb event to feature Detroit Lions
by Chuck Bennett | 6 days ago
Handmade: Crafter revels in love of basket making
Her love for making baskets far exceeds her desire to do other crafts with the same passion
by Jocelynn Brown | 6 days ago
Gardening: Turn to catalogs for your holiday shopping
A good gardening catalog can make gift-giving a snap. Here’s a list of some of my favorites.
by Nancy Szerlag | 6 days ago
Howes: UAW corruption crisis gives Gamble leverage
If convictions, implication of two past presidents and threat of federal intervention don't equal crisis of legitimacy for today's UAW, nothing doesDaniel Howes
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Wojo: For Cassius Winston and Spartans, a rough road back to normalcy
Nothing is the same now, at least not yet, not for Winston or Tom Izzo or anyone else.Bob Wojnowski
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Finley: Detroit leaves $1.1M for poor defense on table
Detroit is the only entity in the state that does not have a signed plan for meeting the standards set by the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission
by Nolan Finley | 6 days ago
Payne: Infiniti quickens the pulse with all-season Q60 looker
Infiniti's sexy all-season sport coupe makes up in horsepower and all-wheel-drive what it lacks in technical refinement.
by Henry Payne | 6 days ago
Niyo: Lopsided loss to Duke must be Michigan State’s wake-up call
Beaten from the start and bowed by the finish, the 11th-ranked Spartans were no match for Mike Krzyzewski's Blue Devils in a rematch of last spring’s Elite Eight thriller.John Niyo
Bankole: Lawrence censure remarks give GOP an opening
Lawrence may have just given Trump, a master manipulator, a great talking point for the 2020 election
Niyo: It’s a state of discontent for both Michigan and MSU
One program is hoping it hasn’t reached its ceiling. The other is hoping it has hit the floor.John Niyo
Paul W. Smith: Today, we need Mr. Rogers
"His television show was his ministry. And he served his congregation well."
Wojo: Buckeyes pummel Wolverines again, and Harbaugh grasps for answers
The gap between Ohio State and Michigan remains staggering, in talent and temerity, in every way. It’s a gap Jim Harbaugh was supposed to close.Bob Wojnowski
Jacques: Elizabeth Warren wrong on Michigan charters
"Warren, the Massachusetts senator and Democratic presidential candidate, is quite misguided about charter schools —especially charter schools in Michigan."
Niyo: Ohio State dominance doesn’t change dynamic of rivalry with Michigan
Nothing else matters now. Everyone can agree on that, at least, whether they’re seeing red or feeling blue.Wolverines
Wojo’s Pigskin Picks: Wolverines fed up with Buckeyes, need to do something about it
Here we are, 15 years later, and Ohio State has won 14 times, incliuding the last seven in a row in the heated rivalry.Bob Wojnowski
Niyo: No storybook ending for Lions’ David Blough in ‘dream’ debut
Matthew Stafford remains sidelined with fractured bones in his back, and Jeff Driske has a hamstring injury, forcing Blough into action Thursday.John Niyo
Gauging the difference between knitting needles
I noticed the difference the moment I placed them side by side. One was clearly larger than the other, but how could that be?
Finley: Thanksgiving is a refutation of socialism
Of all the lessons of America's First Thanksgiving, none is more enduring than that of the rewards of empowering individuals to determine their fate.
Bankole: Celebrating Thanksgiving in a divided America
Since the first Thanksgiving, we’ve seen a huge widening of the gap between the rich and the poor, writes Bankole.
Payne: Porsche puts its DNA in an EV with the electrifying Taycan sedan
This electric four-door sedan wants to be driven fast
Finley: Booze market needs more competition
The best solution is for Michigan to get out of the liquor business and join the states that have allowed the private market to handle alcohol sales.
Wojo: Jim Harbaugh’s Wolverines still scheming to crack the Buckeye nut
The Wolverines have it tattooed on their psyche, embedded forever. It was 62-39, but really, it was more than that.Bob Wojnowski
Society: Enchanting Hob Nobble Gobble raises money for Thanksgiving parade
One of the largest fundraisers of the year for The Parade Company, the event was a mystical, magical wonderland enjoyed by more than 2,000 guests.
Niyo: Lions scraping rock bottom, but what’s new?
Coach Matt Patricia keeps talking about trying to eliminate “bad football” in Detroit. But it’s systemic, and Sunday was just the latest example.John Niyo
Paul W. Smith: Meeting Mr. Rogers
"I thought initially, he might be putting me on. I quickly learned this was the very real, most gentle man I have ever met."
Bankole: Detroit Land Bank to face forensic audit
"A forensic audit will get us closer to truly knowing if the Land Bank is a good steward of the public good," writes Bankole.
Finley: Unions need better friend in Lansing
"Why is Dana Nessel opposing Line 5? To appease the Democratic constituencies she values more than union workers."
Society Confidential: Commodore’s McClary and son featured in private concert
About: Social event Intersection connects politics, business; Cheryl's she shed inspires fundraiser
Howes: Embarrassed UAW scrambles for elusive courage
If recent years demonstrate anything to federal officials on the outside looking in, it's that the UAW is incapable of policing itself or its own.Daniel Howes
Gardening: Dealing with the early snow and cold temperatures
A record-setting early November snowstorm followed by frigid single-digit temperatures caught everyone by surprise, but especially gardeners and homeowners.
Howes: Corruption charges mar Marchionne’s legacy
Marchionne's accused of enlisting former UAW President Dennis Williams in a bid to merge with GM — a charge Marchionne privately acknowledged.Daniel Howes
Niyo: Red Wings’ mission is moving Dennis Cholowski from surviving to thriving
The shorter the career, the longer the memory. And the harder it can be, for a young player like Dennis Cholowski, to forget a poor shift or a bad period or a loss like the one the Red Wings suffered Tuesday night to the Ottawa Senators.John Niyo
Bankole: Detroiters spoke out loud in bond defeat
"Most importantly, the position that the majority of the council members took this week demonstrated they are not at the beck and call of the mayor."