Daily Archives: September 4, 2018

Lions Sign Diggs To Contract Extension « Detroit News Watch

Defensive back Quandre Diggs and the Detroit Lions agreed to terms Monday on a contract extension that will carry through the 2021 NFL season. Detroit’s sixth-round draft pick (200th overall) in 2015 out of Texas, Diggs is entering his fourth NFL season. He has appeared in 44 career games with 19 starts. His career totals include 131 tackles (110 solo), ...

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“Come After Me” « Detroit News Watch

ANN ARBOR (AP) — The war of words between Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and former Wolverines receiver Braylon Edwards is heating up. Harbaugh, upset Edwards posted a negative tweet about two U-M players during Saturday’s 24-17 loss at Notre Dame, fired back at Monday’s news conference. Edwards, now a college football analyst, was suspended indefinitely Monday by the Big Ten ...

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Houston Parents Leave Child To Go To Detroit Heavy Metal Concert « Detroit News Watch

(AP) — A suburban Houston couple faces charges after being accused of leaving their 11-year-old daughter home alone so they could attend a concert in Detroit. John Guerrero and Virginia Yearnd were free on bond on Tuesday after making their initial court appearances. According to court documents, the couple traveled to Detroit on Aug. 22 to see industrial metal band ...

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James, Stabenow Accept Two Debates In Michigan’s Senate Race « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow and her Republican opponent, John James, have made plans for two televised debates before November’s election, the first time Michigan voters will be able to watch a Senate debate in 10 years. The candidates said Tuesday they had accepted debate invitations from Grand Valley State University’s WGVU-TV in Grand Rapids and the Detroit ...

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Under a Relentless Sun, Labor Marches Proudly in Detroit  –  Deadline Detroit

On an 80-degree day, under a relentless sun, union members marched in downtown Detroit on Monday, as they’ve done every year to celebrate Labor Day.  There were workers of all sorts from auto plants, along with carpentars, musicians, teachers, health care workers, postal workers, pipefitters, bus drivers, truckers and firefirefighters.   The march comes just days ...

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