Daily Archives: September 13, 2018

Steve Yzerman Stepping Down As Lightning GM « Detroit News Watch

(AP) – Steve Yzerman is stepping down as general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightning and will be replaced immediately by assistant Julien BriseBois, a person with knowledge of the move told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The stunning turn of events comes days before the Lightning open training camp following a trip to the Eastern Conference final. Yzerman, 53, ...

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Pope Francis Calls Meeting With Top Catholic Church Officials To Discuss Sex Abuse Scandal « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Besieged by a mounting clergy sexual abuse crisis, Pope Francis plans to meet on Thursday at the Vatican with Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Cardinal Sean O’Malley, the pope’s top adviser on clergy sex abuse. DiNardo, of the archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, requested the meeting with Pope Francis as the Catholic Church ...

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Michigan Will Likely Approve Recreational Marijuana « Detroit News Watch

MICHIGAN — Michigan is poised to approve recreational marijuana on the November ballot, according to a new poll commissioned by local media outlets. Michigan voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use and use the taxes from sales to fund things like road initiatives and education funding. By a margin of 56.2 percent-38.0 percent, Michigan voters support legalizing ...

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