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  • Jack Lessenberry quits Wayne State journalism post Yesterday
    Former Michigan Radio political analyst Jack Lessenberry has resigned as head of Wayne State University's journalism program in the wake of sexual harassment allegations. Lessenberry quit Michigan Radio in May , shortly after the publication of a ...
  • Howes: Ford's Corktown move evidence of Detroit's "Great Revival" Yesterday
    After months in the making, Ford Motor’s play for the Michigan Central Depot is official. Let the grousing begin. It will start in the suburbs, from the generation that came of age during the urban unrest of the late 1960s, witnessed the con...
  • Pay no attention to those who doubt Detroit turnaround Yesterday
    After months in the making, Ford Motor’s play for the Michigan Central Depot is official. Let the grousing begin. It will start in the suburbs, from the generation that came of age during the urban unrest of the late 1960s; witnessed the con...
  • Migrant mothers held without bond in Calhoun County Jail Yesterday
    Migrant mothers separated from their children are being held without bond at the Calhoun County Jail following a raid in Sandusky, Ohio on June 5. More than 100 arrests were made in the military-style raid, and a group of about 30 women were sent ...
  • Monroe County says DTE Energy blindsided it in property tax negotiation Friday
    Leaders in Monroe County say what they thought was a negotiation with DTE Energy over a property tax reduction turned out to be anything but. Without giving advance warning to negotiators, the utility has asked the Michigan Tax Tribunal to slash i...
  • Lecturers' Employee Organization negotiates contract agreement with University of Michigan Friday
    The Lecturers' Employee Organization at the University of Michigan has reached an agreement with the school on a new contract after bargaining since October. The new contract came after university regents held their June meeting.The budget allowed...
  • Former psychiatric hospital sold to developers for $1 Friday
    Want to buy an abandoned psychiatric hospital in Michigan? It might only cost you one dollar. At least, that was the price tag for the dilapidated site of the once-sprawling Eloise Hospital Complex located in and owned by Wayne County. The site wa...
  • Wolverine wants 3M to share liability in PFAS lawsuits Friday
    The West Michigan shoe manufacturer at the center of a groundwater contamination saga in Kent County wants manufacturing giant 3M to foot some of the bill for the lawsuits it faces. Wolverine World Wide is the defendant in more than 140 lawsuits r...
  • Stateside 6.22.2018 Friday
    Today on Stateside , Canada's trade minister says Detroit is a prime example of how tariffs could end up hurting the interdependent economies of the U.S. and Canada. Plus, how violent race riots in 1943 led to the birth of an early civil rights mo...
  • 1943 race riots paved the way for Detroit’s civil rights movement Friday
    On this day 75 ago, the 1943 race riots were coming to an end. Over a three-day period, 34 people were killed in the riots. Nine of them were white and 25 were African-Americans. The event would mark a turning point in the city’s history. Mi...

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  • Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on Women Drivers Today 4:18 am
    Saudi Arabia has lifted the world's last ban on women drivers. The ban was lifted Sunday. The move is a milestone for Saudi women who have had to rely on drivers, male relatives, taxis, or ride-hailing services to get around. Earlier this month...
  • Trump Advisor:Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan 'Almost Done' Today 3:35 am
    President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner says he doubts whether Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has the ability and the willingness to make a peace deal with Israel. "He has his talking points which have not change...
  • Protests Continue Over Migrant Detentions, Despite Policy Change Today 2:55 am
    Protests continue over the treatment of migrants detained in Texas for entering the United States illegally, although the Trump administration on Wednesday reversed its controversial practice of separating detained children and parents at the bord...
  • Protests Continue Over Migrant Detentions, Despite Policy Change Today 2:52 am
    Protests continue over the treatment of migrants detained for entering the United States illegally, although the Trump administration last week reversed its controversial policy of separating children and parents at the border. Still, thousands of...
  • Bloodless Test Detects Malaria With Light, Wins Prize Today 2:32 am
    Languishing with fever and frustrated by delays in diagnosing his illness, Brian Gitta came up with a bright idea: a malaria test that would not need blood samples or specialized laboratory technicians.   That inspiration has won the 25-year-...

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  • Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on Women Drivers Today 4:18 am
    Saudi Arabia has lifted the world's last ban on women drivers. The ban was lifted Sunday. The move is a milestone for Saudi women who have had to rely on drivers, male relatives, taxis, or ride-hailing services to get around. Earlier this month...
  • Trump Advisor:Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan 'Almost Done' Today 3:35 am
    President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner says he doubts whether Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has the ability and the willingness to make a peace deal with Israel. "He has his talking points which have not change...
  • Protests Continue Over Migrant Detentions, Despite Policy Change Today 2:55 am
    Protests continue over the treatment of migrants detained in Texas for entering the United States illegally, although the Trump administration on Wednesday reversed its controversial practice of separating detained children and parents at the bord...
  • Protests Continue Over Migrant Detentions, Despite Policy Change Today 2:52 am
    Protests continue over the treatment of migrants detained for entering the United States illegally, although the Trump administration last week reversed its controversial policy of separating children and parents at the border. Still, thousands of...