Daily Archives: July 31, 2018

‘A Complete Test Of Golf, No Tricks’ « Detroit News Watch

By Dave Shedloski It’s the last roundup for the PGA TOUR — at least for now — at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, when the $10 million World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational is held for a final time this week on the South Course. Firestone has hosted a PGA TOUR event every year but one since 1954. That was in 2002 when the WGC ...

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Why Amazon Can’t Touch Ross and TJ Maxx « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — As department stores, specialty stores and big box retailers retrench, discount chains are growing. Ross, a clothing and home decor chain, recently opened 30 stores and plans to add 70 more this year. It’s aiming for 2,500 stores eventually, up from about 1,500 today. TJX Companies, the parent of TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods, is opening 238 ...

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Twitter Users Share Baseball Players Tweets to Expose Toxic Culture « Detroit News Watch

(AP) A pair of Twitter users whose posts exposing offensive tweets by baseball players went viral over the weekend say their aim was not malicious but to give fans a fuller picture of who they’re cheering for, and to expose the sport’s “toxic” culture. In exclusive interviews with The Associated Press, both users said they weren’t looking for the years-old ...

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Young People Looking For Younger Leaders « Detroit News Watch

WASHINGTON (AP) — Young people are looking for a change this election season — a generational change. A poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found that most Americans ages 15 to 34 think voting in the midterm elections gives their generation some say about how the government is run, and 79 percent of this ...

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Researchers At Wayne State Launch Efforts to Ease Stress of Syrian Refugees « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University researchers are working with a refugee resettlement agency on efforts that aim to ease anxiety, depression and stress among Syrian refugees in the Detroit area. The Wayne State School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences has developed the project with Samaritas, the state’s largest resettlement organization. The program includes a dance class ...

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Warren’s Deputy Police Commissioner Suspended Pending Probe Into Excessive Force  –  Deadline Detroit

Screen shot from Fox 2 video. Warren’s Deputy Police Commissioner Matt Nichols, the number two official on the force, has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into allegations he used excessive force against a shoplifting suspect, the Macomb Daily reports.  Nichols, who has been the number two official for nearly 18 months, was suspended ...

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NFL Concussion Claims Hit $500M In Less Than 2 Years « Detroit News Watch

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than $500 million in claims have been approved under the NFL’s concussion settlement in less than two years, nearly a decade earlier than league officials estimated they would reach that amount. Claims administrators in the settlement said Monday that $502 million had been approved. The original actuarial estimates from the NFL estimated a little more than ...

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