Daily Archives: July 13, 2018

Who Is MLB’s First-Half MVP? « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer MLB teams have already passed the midway point of the season in terms of games played. However, next week, when teams take a few days off for the All-Star Break, will mark the unofficial halfway point. With the Midsummer Classic scheduled for next Tuesday, July 17th, it’s a good time to look back on the season to date, ...

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More than 500 Tennessee Zipline Visitors Sick in Stomach Illness Outbreak « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — An investigation continues into what has caused hundreds of visitors to a Tennessee zipline destination to suddenly develop gastrointestinal illness. More than 500 people have reported symptoms including stomachache, nausea and vomiting after visiting the CLIMB Works Zipline Canopy Tour in Gatlinburg. The Tennessee Department of Health announced Thursday that officials are continuing to look for the cause ...

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Monica Morgan-Holiefield Draws 18 Months in Case Linked to UAW Scandal –  Deadline Detroit

Monica Morgan-Holiefield (Facebook photo) It’s federal prison for Monica Morgan-Holiefield, reports Robert Snell at the Detroit News. The widow of United Auto Workers Vice President General Holiefield drew an 18-month sentence for filing a false tax return, in connection with her role in diverting money from a training fund maintained by the UAW and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. ...

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Creepy People, Lewd Atmosphere at Ohio State « Detroit News Watch

COLUMBUS (AP) — It was no secret that a team doctor now being investigated for sexually abusing male athletes decades ago at Ohio State University liked to linger in the showers alongside those athletes. But he wasn’t the only one leering at young men inside the campus recreation center where many teams practiced and university employees exercised. Wrestlers from that ...

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CDC Links Honey Smacks to Salmonella « Detroit News Watch

ATLANTA (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg’s cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states. The CDC announced Thursday that customers should avoid Honey Smacks, tweeting, “Do not eat this cereal.” The agency says it found salmonella in samples of Honey Smacks, which has been subject to ...

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Man Gets 6 Days for Convincing Woman with Downs Syndrome to Send Nude Photos –  Deadline Detroit

The Internet opens endless opportunities for shameful behavior. In this case, Demetrius Barry was sentenced Thursday in Oakland County Circuit Court to six days in jail for convincing a Troy woman with Downs Syndrome to send him nude pictures online, Hilary Golston of Fox 2 reports.  Dawn and Mark Hayes say their daughter functions intellectually and emotionally ...

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