Monthly Archives: August 2018

Post-Game Quotes « Detroit News Watch

HEAD COACH MATT PATRICIA Opening Statement: “So, just a couple things, I think, from our end. We had a couple guys go down tonight. They’re being evaluated right now, so I don’t really have any other information other than the fact that they were out for the game. They could not come back, they were not physically able to come back ...

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5 Baby Flamingos Hatch At Detroit Zoo « Detroit News Watch

ROYAL OAK — The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is tickled pink to announce the hatching of five flamingo chicks in recent weeks. The hatchlings – four greater flamingos and one Chilean flamingo – are being reared by their parents and foster parents in the Detroit Zoo’s African bird habitat across from the great apes. Bird care staff pulled the five ...

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A Day-Long Love Fest Unfolds for ‘the Voice of Detroit,’ Aretha Franklin –  Deadline Detroit

Faithful fans and followers, including politicians and giants in the entertainment industry, fill the 4,000-seat Greater Grace Temple on 7 Mile Road on Detroit’s west side to for Aretha Franklin’s farewell, which started late Friday morning and will stretch well into the afternoon. Attendees include Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Jesse Whoopee ...

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College Football’s First Full Weekend « Detroit News Watch

Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia PhilliesFriday, August 31, 2018, 7:05 pm ET CHICAGO CUBS +101 The Cubs continue to roll along, and while it’s often not easy, they’re finding ways to get close wins. For Friday’s matchup, the underdog Cubbies have better hitting splits across the board compared to the Phillies. Starter Jose Quintana is certainly a mixed bag, but he ...

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Pennsylvania’s Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal Sparks Inquiries Into Other States « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — This month’s grand jury report detailing abuse allegations against Catholic clergy members dealt solely with archdioceses in Pennsylvania. But the report has already prompted other states to open their own inquiries. The Pennsylvania report detailed documents from those Catholic dioceses showing more than 300 “predator priests” have been credibly accused of sexually abusing more than 1,000 child victims ...

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Settle in for a Rich and Full Day of Tributes; ‘No Way This Is Ending at 3 p.m.’  –  Deadline Detroit

With a sizable set of prominent speakers taking turns at the lectern, as well 19 vocalists and two gospel choirs lifting their voices, Aretha Franklin’s funeral Friday will run through lunch and towards dinnertime. One national blogger thinks it could stretch 12 hours. “And I’m not even being faceitous,” posts Panama Jackson of Washington, D.C. (More from ...

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Man Wanted For Two Michigan Slayings Captured At Ohio Library « Detroit News Watch

CLINTON TOWNSHIP (AP) — A suburban Detroit man wanted by police in the slayings of his sister and her boyfriend has been arrested at an Ohio library. Clinton Township police say Robert Marzejka was arrested Wednesday, three days after the victims’ bodies were found in trash bags. He’s charged with first-degree murder in Macomb County. Police say Marzejka was arrested ...

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