Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Detroit punk rocker on Nobel Peace Prize shortlist?

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 1:18 PM

Not so fast, rumor mill.

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Who's buying sex and drugs in Detroit? Suburbanites

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 1:17 PM

The Detroit News tagged along for two recent undercover police operations: A drug sting (known as a “Push Off,” urban dictionary notes) and a prostitution operation (known as an OTE, or “Offer to Engage”).  During the 2-hour OTE sting on Detroit’s eastside, six men were arrested. Five were from the...

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Wayne County to auction off many occupied Detroit homes

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 1:12 PM

If we have money to knock down houses, why don't we have money to help people behind on their taxes stay in their homes?

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Jim Harbaugh thinks Cracker Barrel is A+ stuff

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 1:05 PM

A+, you guys! If it's the Cracker Barrel in Belleville, MD, Yelp seems to back up coach for the most part. A notable exception was this review from June. It sounds like since then management has got the rockin' chair emporium back in tip top shape. ...

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Event preview: Anne Carson and Juliette Binoche at Michigan Theatre next Tues., Oct. 13

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 12:21 PM

Anne Carson and Juliette Binoche appear together on the stage at Michigan Theatre for an event called Translation and Adaptation. It's free, so you have no excuse to miss it.

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Michigan authorities seek public's help in finding perp who shot cat with an arrow

Posted By on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 8:47 AM

Eaton County police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person responsible for shooting a cat with a crossbow bolt. Animal control picked up the orange-and-white male cat in Kalamo Township yesterday after a resident found the injured feline hiding under a porch. The Detroit News reports: “The...

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Monday, October 5, 2015

New sordid details in Charles Pugh teen sex scandal come to light

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 3:50 PM

In 2013, prominent Detroit politician Charles Pugh stepped down from his position as City Council President and — as hyperbolic rumor has it — slinked out of town in the dead of the night. Accused of making sexual advances towards a 17-year old Detroit Public Schools student that he was paired...

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Why strict federal oversight is needed to safeguard Flint’s water

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 3:21 PM

Local and state officials have lost all credibility, even as they tell us we're supposed to trust them.

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Fashion designer Tracy Reese returns to Detroit with pop-up boutique

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 2:05 PM

The Detroit native and Cass Technical High School alum will make a Detroit appearance on Saturday.

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Cinema Detroit needs your help

Posted By on Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 1:14 PM

Pricey decryption equipment has the downtown area's only first-run theater seeking your help.

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