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Howes podcast: UAW’s ‘clean union’ moniker may no longer be justified
Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is new light-duty diesel towing champ
Ram says its all-new 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will pull 12,560 pounds. Pricing starts at $38,585.
by Henry Payne | 1 day ago
Bankole: Stop the bullying, Madame Governor
When Michiganians sent Gretchen Whitmer to Lansing to serve as their 49th governor, they didn’t send a bully-in-chief
by Bankole Thompson | 1 day ago
Jacques: Limit role of courtroom in the bedroom
It would be a huge legal shift to apply affirmative consent to criminal cases — and one that conflicts with constitutional protections
by Ingrid Jacques | 2 days ago
Society Confidential: Bravo’s “Below Deck” reality show highlights Detroiters yachting through the F
Their activities were filmed for Bravo’s hit TV show, “Below Deck,” which profiles a group of young people who work aboard expensive yachts.
by The Detroit News | 2 days ago
Society Confidential: Bravo’s ‘Below Deck’ spotlights Detroiters
What started out as a “Boys Trip” — eight guys, five of them from Metro Detroit, yachting through the French Riviera — ended up being entertaining subject matter for a couple of steamy episodes of a reality sho
by Chuck Bennett | 2 days ago
Finley: Detroit suffered its own shooting tragedy same day as Dayton attack
But for the grace of God and poor aim, Detroit would have joined the list of American cities that suffered mass shootings on Aug. 3
by Nolan Finley | 2 days ago
Howes: Politics, Trump ego flash recession sign
Despite strong earnings and low unemployment, U.S. outlook clouded by tariffs, presidential stubbornness and partisan politicking from DemocratsDaniel Howes
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Bankole: Avoid indifference and stand for human rights
"History tells us that there is always a price to pay for indifference."
by Bankole Thompson | 3 days ago
Finley: Pay for free tuition with wasted federal job funds
"Community colleges couldn't do any worse at preparing the workforce, and almost certainly would do better. "
by Nolan Finley | 3 days ago
Payne: Mid-engine Corvette is cool, but where’s the ‘Vette SUV?
A new Corvette is out, and that's created speculation: When will there be a Corvette SUV like those offered by Porsche, Lamborghini and Maserati?
by Henry Payne | 3 days ago
Jacques: Is dissolving Benton Harbor schools best option?
"How the state handles Benton Harbor could become a template for other districts down the road."
by Ingrid Jacques | 4 days ago
Howes: Flint, Lordstown sites vie for postal deal
At least two of the finalists hail from Midwest battleground states, raising chance that selection may be influenced by political considerationsDaniel Howes
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Jacques: Watch out for John James in 2020
The Michigan Senate seat is one of the top five most competitive races, as the GOP seeks to hold on to its 53-47 majority.
Podcast: Howes on auto town revival
Howes says there’s growing evidence that southeast Michigan’s auto towns are cool again.Daniel Howes
Roadkill Nights rocks Woodward with dragsters, burnouts
Roadkill Nights kicks off two weekends of Woodward Dream Cruise mania that culminates Aug.17 in America’s longest traffic jamDream Cruise
Wojo: Lions show absolutely nothing in embarrassing loss to Patriots
Preseason football is a ridiculously wasteful exercise, and the Lions complied by wasting everybody’s time Thursday night.Bob Wojnowski
Gardening: Late summer bloomers steal the show
Hardy hibiscus thrives in full to part sun and well-drained rich, moist soil.
Payne review: Subaru’s Outback spiffs up
A makeover inside and out beautifies the rugged pioneer of the crossover boom
Howes: Mahindra eyes plant, 2,000 jobs at Flint’s Buick City
Twenty years after General Motors ended vehicle assembly, an Indian automaker plans to build commercial vehicles on a storied factory site in FlintDaniel Howes
Bankole: Push for prudent gun control laws
"Something can and must be done this time around about the murderous acts in Texas and Ohio."
Cadillac’s best-selling XT5 x-pands its capability
The mid-size XT5 ute gets a significant refresh for 2020 as GM’s luxury brand catches up with the SUV field
Jacques: Words really do matter, Mr. President
The president's opponents aren’t likely to take much comfort in his prepared remarks this week. And that is Trump’s own fault
Howes: In second decade, FCA prepares to shift into higher gear
Jeep, Ram brands power Italian-American automaker forward , underpin effort to electrify, repair business in China, European Union.Daniel Howes
Finley: Video shows an alert, strong Dan Gilbert
Gilbert, 57, who is receiving treatment in a Chicago rehabilitation center, seems to have made great strides in his recovery
Society: Art, dinner party event raises money for MOCAD
Reyes Finn event features work by several artists
Eastside Mudslingers stick together like family
"One big happy family" — that's how Michelle Dinwiddie Segue described the relationship among these pottery enthusiasts
Wojo: Michigan’s defense is refueled, but is it reloaded?
While much of the focus has been on new offensive coordinator Josh Gattis, defensive coordinator Don Brown is also under the microscope.Bob Wojnowski
Gardening: This flowering tree a well-kept secret
It's a new variety of the Seven Son Flower( Heptacodium miconioides) introduced by Proven Winners Color Choice called ‘Temple of Bloom.’
Payne: Three-row Cadillac XT6 is the anti-Escalade
For buyers intimidated by Escalade, the Cadillac XT6 offers versatile, 3-row luxury. But the XT6 strains for value over mainstream, 3-row bargains.
Wojo: Predictably, Tigers and Al Avila make little noise at trade deadline
Closer Shane Greene and outfielder Nick Castellanos fetched the usual diamond-in-the-rough prospects Detroit fans have come accustomed to this time of year.Bob Wojnowski
Finley: Biden finds the old Joe in Detroit
Former Vice President Joe Biden came to his second Democratic debate much more engaged than he was a month ago at the face-off in Miami
Niyo: Lewerke’s ability to shoulder load will be key to Michigan State’s hopes
If Michigan State is going to rebound from last year’s 7-6 finish, it’ll require a bounce-back performance from fifth-year senior Brian Lewerke.John Niyo
Finley: Who soared, who flopped in first Detroit debate
It was billed as the Elizabeth Warren/Bernie Sanders show, and that's how the first Democratic debate in Detroit played out Tuesday night.
Niyo: Off-the-radar pick Jahlani Tavai putting himself on map at Lions camp
What Tavai is starting to do is to show us why the Lions were sold on him prior to the draft.Lions
Jacques: Ann Arbor’s anti-bias law is discriminatory
The city has an anti-discrimination law that forbids businesses from discriminating based on political beliefs. One business is fighting back