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News@noon: Finding Nessy, bad luck Drake, take the i-Road

The Detroit News

Today is Thursday, April 14, 2016 and the Red Wings are officially behind in the first round of the playoffs after falling to the Lightning, 3-2.

The Red Wings and the Lightning mix it up during a second period fight.

Game 1 was a bit of a mixed bag, with Detroit coming out with considerable determination in the first and second periods, but not following it up with their strongest performance. So the question is, can the Wings toughen up and steal a win in Tampa Bay before coming back home? Let us know what you think in the comments or tweet us @detroitnews.

At least we have the Tigers to make us feel better.

Here's what else is making news today:

Flint fallout expands

Body found on MSU campus

Bad luck Drake

  • UM tailback Drake Johnson might be as star-crossed as they come. Johnson, who has twice endured anterior cruciate ligament knee tears, was involved in an accident at the indoor track and field building on Wednesday and has required medical attention.

Like something out of a sci-fi movie

Detroit News' 6' 5" auto critic Henry Payne made for a tight fit in the tiny i-Road.

  • If buses, cabs and autonomous vehicles aren’t interactive enough for you, Toyota wants you to meet its i-Road three-wheeler. Part Jet Ski, part motorbike, part car, this sci-fi prototype from Toyota aims to explore the ride-share market frontier.

They found the Loch Ness monster

When animals escape

The case of the pony tail prankster

The Trenton Police Department is asking for information on who is responsible for cutting the hair off the tail of four of the ponies at Elizabeth Park. The incident occurred between 3:30 on April 11 and 3:30 p.m. on April 12.

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