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Finley: Line 5 tunnel work begins on faith
Graham: ‘The Little Mermaid’ and the mechanics of an internet controversy
When is a firestorm not a firestorm? Usually when it is online
by Adam Graham | 2 days ago
Finley: Here’s hoping Amash can topple windmills
"Amash believes he can defy the political duopoly and win a sixth term free from partisan encumbrance."
by Nolan Finley | 4 hours ago
Podcast: Howes on UAW contract talks
Howes: Not since the dark days of bankruptcy are contract talks between the UAW and carmakers likely to be as tough as the round beginning next week.Daniel Howes
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Society Confidential: Maurielle Lue tries modeling gig
Also: Snoop Dogg gets reflective at Detroit concert site;
by The Detroit News | 5 days ago
Society Confidential: Anchor Maurielle Lue tries a modeling gig
Fox 2 News morning anchor Maurielle Lue recently gave a shout out on social media to Sieva Hair, the company that manufactures her long silky tresses
by The Detroit News | 5 days ago
Gardening: Know what those chemical warnings mean
The first thing to do when choosing a chemical to use in the garden is to read the label -- I go right to the warning signal that tells the toxicity category of the product.
by Nancy Szerlag | 5 days ago
Finley: State must end ‘gotcha’ tax seizures
"State law allows counties to seize property for unpaid taxes, sell it at auction and keep all of the proceeds, even if the sale amount exceeds the owner's debt."
by Nolan Finley | 6 days ago
Society: MOCAD benefit at Shinola draws art lovers
Contemporary art tour at Shinola Hotel, cocktails and shopping lure small group of guests for intimate evening
by Chuck Bennett | 1 day ago
Niyo: There are more home runs in baseball. So what’s the problem?
Leave it to Major League Baseball to figure out a way to turn a flurry of home runs into a full-blown hysteria.John Niyo
| 6 days ago
Wojo: Pistons should take their best shot at Russell Westbrook
Why should the Pistons go for it? Because plans change as circumstances change, if the price is right.Pistons
Howes: Good times promise tough talks for UAW
Change is coming faster than four-year contract terms can manage, an ominous sign for both automakers and union members craving stability, certaintyDaniel Howes
Finley: Rick Snyder becomes the mob’s latest victim
Snyder was forced to withdraw from a Harvard University fellowship because of a social media campaign that declared him unfit to appear on any public stage.
Niyo: For now, Tigers’ rebuild nothing but blind faith
While GM Al Avila leads Detroit in its "darkest hour," it's fair to wonder if there's light at the end of the tunnel.John Niyo
Bankole: Facial recognition dangerous for Detroit
This technology appears to be the equivalent of “Big Brother,” Bankole writes
Opinion: It’s good to take a break
"Life is completely different when you don’t have to get up several hours before the crack of dawn"
Finley: This time, it’s not the economy, stupid
Trump is not getting the boost most other presidents seeking a second term have received during eras of prosperity.
UM alum’s movie gave soccer star Alex Morgan a chance to be herself
With Morgan on soccer's biggest stage Sunday, director Eric Champnella says she's a worthy idol.
Review: J. Lo brings big party to Little Caesars Arena
The superstar singer, turning 50 this month, lit up LCA in her first Metro Detroit performance
Graham: Best and worst of 2019’s movies so far
A handful of awards to mark the midway point of the year in movies
Jacques: Funding roads drives GOP to wacky ideas
Republicans are considering how to leverage the state’s teacher retirement system as a way to find additional funding for roads.
Payne: Living the Lamborghini Huracan dream
The $261,274 Huracan is a cyborg from the future. And it will look great in your six-car garage
Finley: Patriotism remains key to staying free
Only 45 percent of Americans are "extremely proud" of their country, the lowest point since the measure began after the terrorist attacks of 2001
Howes: Singular Iacocca towered among Detroit auto giants
The icon, dead at 94, birthed some of the Motor City's most enduring models and managed through existential crisisDaniel Howes
Niyo: Defiant, dominant Americans run with ‘whatever it takes’ attitude
What better ambassador could there be right now than this strong-willed sisterhood strutting its stuff in France?John Niyo
Howes: Soo Locks, freighters help fuel industrial heartland
American and Canadian jobs, commerce, even national security depend on the lock moving cargo-laden lakers from Superior to lower Great LakesDaniel Howes
Niyo: Steve Yzerman’s Red Wings won’t get tied up in free agency
Monday’s rather mundane start to NHL free agency was another reminder of how much things have changed.John Niyo
3 fun drives: a Bentley, an Audi and a Mustang
The Continental GT V8, Audi Q8 and Mustang GT350 are wildly different, but each focuses on the driving experienceJohn McCormick
Bankole: Blacks should stop apologizing for Dems
"I guess blacks have to go on bended knees to beg Whitmer, a Democrat, to forgive Benton Harbor’s debt."
Metalsmith couple mold skills into successful business
Gabriel Craig knew he wanted to make his living doing something artistic, but he wasn't sure exactly what -- until one day when a teacher gave him a hammer.
Podcast: Howes on automakers’ looming ‘profit desert’
Howes: Automakers face a 'profit desert' as spending on mobility, autonomy, and electrification consume capital while returns on them decline.Daniel Howes
Finley: Recovering Gilbert ‘not involved in company’
Gilbert upbeat, 'in the loop on what's happening,' says Quicken Loans vice chairman
Howes: Old Detroit confrontation mars new PGA Tour event
Smack in the middle of the Rocket Mortgage Classic, labor and management inflict contract dispute on everyone else instead of settling in privateDaniel Howes
Bankole: Deal or no deal, Benton Harbor crisis remains
"We’ll see if Whitmer ends up pulling the plug on Benton Harbor, a city on life support, during her tenure."
Gardening: Foliar feeding can help new growth
While established perennials are doing well this year, enjoying all this wet weather, newly planted plants are suffering incredible stress
Society Confidential: Dominique Lenard joins ‘Basketball Wives’
Also: Wahlberg back to open new Wahlburgers in Flint; Bloomfield Hills teen promotes Tee Grizzley concert
Howes: Auto 2.0 spending promises ‘profit desert’
The auto industry’s profit party is winding down, imperiling jobs, plants and products in a scramble to embrace electrified and self-driving vehiclesDaniel Howes
Payne: New Ford Explorer reaches further — at a price
The popular midsize SUV gets a total makeover with a throaty ST model, must-have self-park feature and lots of clever details. But you'll pay for it.