Daily Archives: November 2, 2018

Saints Hand Rams First Loss « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer The second half of the NFL season begins this week and, with it, the playoff watch begins. Several games are on the docket this weekend that could have playoff implications for the franchises involved. First, in Baltimore, the Ravens host their AFC North rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Ravens won the first matchup between the two teams this ...

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Nassar, Tyndall Victims Make plea on Title IX Changes « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – Dozens of people who said they were victims of sexual assault by doctors at three major universities urged Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to make campuses accountable for investigating abuse allegations in a letter released Thursday. The Education Department is considering new guidelines that could change the way allegations are investigated under Title IX of federal civil rights ...

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7 Questions With Ring Of Honor’s Madison Rayne « Detroit News Watch

By Chuck Carroll Madison Rayne, under various names, has been kicking around the independent wrestling world for well over a decade, picking up titles and accolades along the way. The former homecoming queen and cheerleader caught the wrestling bug shortly after high school. She debuted with Ohio Championship Wrestling, then moved on to Shimmer, Wrestlicious and other promotions, eventually landing ...

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Regulators Subpoenaed Tesla Production Data, Company Says « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – U.S. securities investigators have subpoenaed information from Tesla about production forecasts for the Model 3 electric car that were made last year, the company acknowledged in a regulatory filing Friday. The disclosure in Tesla’s quarterly financial report also says the Securities and Exchange Commission subpoena covered other public statements made about Model 3 production. The filing adds ...

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Wayne State Athletes Join Effort to Feed Those in Need « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – Wayne State University athletes will be helping to make and distribute lunches in Detroit for those in need. The students are set to participate in the annual #Lunchbag event on Friday. The program began in 2015 in conjunction with Hartford Memorial Baptist Church’s “Feed the Hungry” program. School officials say roughly 5,500 lunches have been distributed by ...

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Lions-Vikings Preview Capsule « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (3-4) at MINNESOTA (4-3-1)  (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, FOX OPENING LINE — Vikings by 7 (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) RECORD VS. SPREAD — Detroit 4-3, Minnesota 4-3-1 SERIES RECORD — Vikings lead 72-39-2 LAST MEETING — Vikings beat Lions 30-23 on Nov. 23, 2017 LAST WEEK — Lions lost to Seahawks 28-14; Vikings ...

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Man Who Arranged Dog Fights Is Sent To Federal Prison « Detroit News Watch

JONESVILLE (AP) — A man who spent time in a Michigan prison for dog-fighting crimes is returning to a federal prison for continuing the enterprise. Damiane Buehrer of Hillsdale County was sentenced to 46 months in prison Wednesday. Prosecutors say his “idea of ‘bonding’ with an animal involves a large dose of brutality.” They say the 40-year-old Buehrer was aware ...

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Bill Freehan being interviewed in 1968 (Screen shot from Youtube Video) Back in 1968, Tigers catcher Bill Freehan, a strapping fella, helped the team win the World Series. Now, Freehan, 76, has dementia and is under the care of Hospice of Michigan at his home in northern Michigan, reports Jeff Seidel of the Detroit Free Press, who describes ...

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