Daily Archives: October 7, 2018

‘We Stood by Detroit’ — Scenes from the New Westin Book Cadillac Strike –  Deadline Detroit

Women and men who greet guests, grill steaks, serve drinks and clean rooms at the Westin Book Cadillac are picketing the hotel downtown. Some wear clear plastic ponchos to stay dry on a rainy Sunday, the first day of a strike over stalled contract negotiations. Chants include: “What’s disgusting? Union busting!” The company’s contract proposal ...

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Ted Turner Reveals He Has Lewy Body Dementia « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — Ted Turner is battling Lewy body dementia, the CNN founder revealed in an interview that will air over the weekend. Turner told veteran newsman Ted Koppel that he has “a mild case of what people have as Alzheimer’s.” “It’s similar to that. But not nearly as bad. Alzheimer’s is fatal,” Turner said in an interview for “CBS ...

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WWE Insiders Pick Super Show-Down 2018 « Detroit News Watch

By Chuck Carroll The traditional WWE pay-per-view model continues to be eroded by the addition of super-sized live events in international markets. For fans, nothing could be better with year-round WrestleMania-caliber matches. For the company, it means increased opportunities to bolster subscriptions to the WWE Network at a time when growth has become relatively stagnant as well. Ticket and merchandise ...

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Final Countown To Kavanaugh Confirmation « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Brett Kavanaugh, still short of votes in the final hours of the most politicized Supreme Court confirmation battle in years, is campaigning until the bitter end. On the eve of a dramatic day in the Senate that could dictate his fate, and with several key Republicans undecided, Kavanaugh attempted damage control in an opinion article in the Wall ...

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