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Bankole Thompson

Bankole: Michelle Obama shows triumph is not impossible

Bankole: Michelle Obama shows triumph is not impossibleWe are a book waiting to be written someday with unforgettable lessons for succeeding generations, Bankole writes
  • Bankole Thompson
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Lions pay hefty price for irrelevant victory

Niyo: Lions pay hefty price for irrelevant winNo fewer than a dozen Lions players left with injuries over the course of Sunday's game in Arizona, and two-thirds of those didn’t return.
  • John Niyo
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Paul W. Smith

Opinion: President Bush an example to us all

Opinion: President Bush an example to us allWith all George H.W. Bush achieved in life, one of his greatest accomplishments has happened after his death, Smith writes
  • Paul W. Smith
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Nolan Finley

Finley: GOP may lose grip on Michigan Supreme Court

Finley: GOP may lose grip on Mich. high courtIt's a tradition that justices who come to the court by gubernatorial appointment should leave their seat for a governor of the other party to fill.
  • Nolan Finley
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Podcast: Howes on Detroit’s new plant

Podcast: Howes on Detroit’s new plantThis week, Howes says there is opportunity in the slow-rolling reckoning targeting auto plants. Witness the new Jeep announcement.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Neal Rubin

Spirits lift off as ailing kids head toward North Pole

Spirits lift as ailing kids head to North PoleThe 33rd annual Flight to the North Pole brought 57 kids to memorable holiday experience
  • Neal Rubin
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Adam Graham

Graham: Netflix content in competition with itself

Graham: Netflix content competes with itselfSo many movies on the streaming service! Yet it seems all people really want to watch is 'Friends'
  • Adam Graham
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Nolan Finley

Finley: Thank you, Don Pilette, and RIP

Finley: Thank you, Don Pilette, and RIPFinley writes: "I'm not sure where I'd be today if not for Don Pilette."
  • Nolan Finley
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Nancy Szerlag

Gardening: Give the gift of beauty this holiday season

Gardening: Give the gift of beauty this holiday seasonFor those whose loves and buds live far away, gift giving can be a real challenge, however, I found a treasure trove of ideas for folks on your list.
  • Nancy Szerlag
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
Chuck Bennett

Society Confidential: Steph Curry, Warriors party at Prime + Proper

Steph Curry, Warriors party at Prime + ProperIn other news, Detroit Lions' Ziggy Ansah shops with about 100 of his friends
  • Chuck Bennett
  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
Molly Abraham

Dining Review: Blue Goose Inn has social vibe, welcoming menu

Dining Review: Blue Goose Inn has social vibe, welcoming menuThe Blue Goose, a St. Clair Shores mainstay, seems to have “convivial” as its golden egg without any overt gimmicks.
  • Molly Abraham
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Henry Payne

Payne: All right for Nissan Altima all-wheel drive

Payne: All right for Nissan Altima all-wheel driveThe 2019 is stylish, roomy — and in good news for Michiganians, it has AWD.
  • Henry Payne
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Nolan Finley

Finley: With veto threat, Snyder pushes legislators to enact his agenda

Finley: Snyder pushes legislators to enact his agendaGovernor signals he will veto lame-duck legislation if his priorities aren't passed this session
  • Nolan Finley
  • 5 days, 9 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Tweeting Trump, trade tiffs challenge Toyota, too

Howes: Tweeting Trump, trade hit Toyota, tooJapanese automaker's mandate is to generate cash to invest in new technologies, to retain loyal customer base
  • Daniel Howes
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Bankole Thompson

Bankole: Why there's no diversity on Michigan's high court

Bankole: Why there’s no diversity on Michigan’s high courtIf you’ve been reading the tea leaves, it was only a matter of time before we arrive at this low point in history, Bankole writes
  • Bankole Thompson
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Shut out again, Big Ten may have to rethink its playoff formula

Niyo: Shut out again, Big Ten may have to rethink its playoff formulaFor a conference that’s as strong as any college athletics, there’s no avoiding the sting of the College Football Playoff.
  • John Niyo
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
Gregg Krupa

Krupa: Losing Mantha a high price, but Wings must defend teammates

Krupa: Losing Mantha a high price, but Wings must defend teammatesSticking up for his teammates puts Anthony Mantha in surgery and out of the lineup for up to six weeks, but the Red Wings say it is about winning.
  • Gregg Krupa
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: VW eyes using Ford plants in alliance amid trade talks with Trump

Howes: VW eyes Ford plants amid DC trade talksUnder pressure from Trump, automaker is seeking more U.S. production. Prospective alliance with Ford could help, amid trade talks with German rivals.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 6 days, 15 hours ago
Bob Wojnowski

Wojo: Does Urban Meyer’s departure open door for Harbaugh, others?

Wojo: Does Meyer leaving open door for Harbaugh?Be relieved or celebratory if you wish. Just be careful assuming this is the end for Ohio State as a super-power or Urban Meyer as a coach.
  • Bob Wojnowski
  • 6 days, 19 hours ago
Neal Rubin

As Anchor Bar changes owners, Derderian thinks of kids

Iconic Anchor Bar to change hands TuesdayLongtime owner Derderian's major concern: Christmas party for 500 kids
  • Neal Rubin
  • 1 week ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Spartans' Ward gives Hawkeyes his best shots

Niyo: Spartans’ Ward gives Hawkeyes his best shotsThe Spartans displayed the kind of offensive efficiency head coach Tom Izzo has been pleading for over the first month of this season.
  • John Niyo
  • 1 week ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Region's 'upward trajectory' bucks new headwinds

Howes: Headwinds hit The D’s upward trajectoryStudy finds Detroit region attracting millennials, boosting GDP, per capita income. But educational attainment remains a state embarrassment.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 week ago
Nolan Finley

Editor's Note: RIP George Weeks, a fine newspaperman

Editor’s Note: RIP George Weeks, a newspapermanFinley writes: "George Weeks was a hell of a newspaperman."
  • Nolan Finley
  • 1 week ago
Bankole Thompson

Bankole: Warren Evans’ wish list for Whitmer

Bankole: Warren Evans’ wish list for WhitmerBankole writes: "Evans wants the incoming administration of Whitmer to reflect the needs of Detroit and Wayne County."
  • Bankole Thompson
  • 1 week ago
Chuck Bennett

Society: 'Shop & Champagne' kicks off Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center fundraiser

Society: ‘Shop & Champagne’ kicks off holidaysThe Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center kicked off its annual pop-up shopping experience, “The BBAC Holiday Shop” with the "Shop and Champagne'' event.
  • Chuck Bennett
  • 1 week ago
Bob Wojnowski

Wojo: Lions will scrap, but still on road to nowhere

Wojo: Lions will scrap, but still on road to nowhereThe NFL is the biggest mirage-maker in sports. The difference between winning and losing seems so narrow, and the scores often suggest how narrow, yet the gap still can be monstrous.
  • Bob Wojnowski
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Suh's return serves painful reminder for Lions

Niyo: Suh’s return serves painful reminder for LionsNdamukong Suh always saw things a bit differently during his time in Detroit. And while he listened to what was said about him, he often heard only what he wanted to hear.
  • John Niyo
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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