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Detroit News at noon: Motown's American Girl, Kalamazoo confession, silence at Sugar Loaf

The Detroit News

Today is Tuesday, February 23, 2016. A snowstorm is coming and here's what you need to know.

Kalamazoo update

Kalamazoo residents Lacee Lyons and Maricela Alcala attend the candelight vigil  at the First Congregational Church in Kalamazoo on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016 to mourn the deaths of the six people killed in a shooting spree Saturday.

The water in Flint 

Silence at Sugar Loaf

After a series of high interest rate mortgages and poor winter weather, the destination resort with stunning views of central Leelanau County and Lake Michigan sits abandoned, and the county is left to work its way through a legal slalom.

Scandal at school

Happening in sports

Michigan freshman Joey Files was a member of the crew team, but he’s giving that up for football.

On the campaign trail

The lighter side

Melody Ellison is the American Girl’s third African-American doll.

  • Can you imagine a world where you can hop on a train in Detroit and head to Grand Rapids for lunch, then head back to Detroit? It could be possible if a plan for a new 110-mph passenger rail goes through.
  • The first wave of summer concerts at Freedom Hill in Sterling Heights has been announced and they include "Weird Al," Goo Goo Dolls, 311 and more. 

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