Daily Archives: November 7, 2018

Leonard Concedes to Nessel in Michigan AG Race « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — The Latest on the midterm election in Michigan (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Republican Tom Leonard has conceded the race to be Michigan’s next attorney general to Democrat Dana Nessel. Nessel is an attorney whose biggest case was representing a lesbian couple in a lawsuit that overturned the state’s gay marriage ban. She also was an assistant ...

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Prison For 3 Former Fiat Chrysler Executives and Union Officials « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – Two former Fiat Chrysler executives and a union official have been sentenced to prison in a corruption scandal at a labor training center. Jerome Durden, who controlled the finances at the UAW-Chrysler National Training Center, was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison. Michael Brown, who helped run the center, was sentenced to a year in prison. ...

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Dead Brothel Owner, Dennis Hof Wins Election For Nevada Legislative Seat « Detroit News Watch

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada brothel owner and reality TV star who died last month after fashioning himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has won a heavily GOP state legislative district. Dennis Hof defeated Democratic educator Lesia Romanov on Tuesday in the race for Nevada’s 36th Assembly District, which includes rural communities and large stretches of desert in ...

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Lions Cut Ameer Abdullah, Sign Zach Zenner, Bruce Ellington « Detroit News Watch

The Detroit Lions have released running back Ameer Abdullah, cutting ties with their seldom-used, second-round pick from the 2015 draft. Detroit also signed running back Zach Zenner and receiver Bruce Ellington on Tuesday. DETROIT, MI – OCTOBER 08: Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions signals a touchdown as running back Zach Zenner #34 crosses the goal line against ...

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Voters In Michigan Worried About Nation’s Direction « Detroit News Watch

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – Health care and President Donald Trump’s performance were important factors for Michigan residents who cast midterm election ballots Tuesday, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate that found widespread unease with the nation’s course. Among Michigan voters casting ballots for governor, U.S. senator and members of Congress, AP VoteCast found that about six ...

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‘These Rules Give To The Offenses’ « Detroit News Watch

By Norm Elrod With all of the high scores flashing across NFL scoreboards, offenses seem to be reasserting themselves this season. The Kansas City Chiefs, behind second-year quarterback Patrick Mahomes, are averaging over 36 points per game. Drew Brees’s New Orleans Saints, at almost 35, aren’t far behind. Through the first nine weeks of the season, four teams are putting ...

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