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News@noon: Snyder after Flint, meet the real Tigers

The Detroit News

Today is a rainy Thursday, March 31, 2016, and it's Media Open House at Comerica Park. Stick with us on Twitter, Instagram (@detroitnews) and Snapchat (Add "Detroitnews") for updates from the ballpark on all the new foods, new merchandise and new giveaways.

And while you're filling your head with dreams of (a hopefully sunnier) home opener, take a moment to look beyond the uniforms with Lynn Henning and get to know the real Detroit Tigers.

Here's what's making news today:

Snyder, after Flint

2 shootings

Smith to resign

Boater found dead

  • Authorities have identified the body of a boater who was briefly reported as missing Wednesday night. The boat was located when searchers saw its bow sticking out of the water in Anchor Bay. Another man on the boat was saved. 

Happening in sports 

University of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh

Bringing life to Detroit 

  • Live, work, play. That's the kind of Detroit Dan Gilbert's companies want to create, and his own employees have led the way. The Quicken Loans Inc.founder said 3,100 of his workers live in Detroit, up from the 77 who lived in the Motor City when he first moved his online mortgage firm downtown in August 2010.

The lighter side

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