Daily Archives: November 19, 2018

Joey Logano Wins 1st Cup Series Championship « Detroit News Watch

The Latest on NASCAR’s Cup Series championship (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Joey Logano has won his first Cup Series championship, passing defending champion Martin Truex Jr. after the final restart and then driving away from the field. Logano called him the favorite in the days leading up the season finale and ended up playing the spoiler role. He finished ...

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Detroit’s Motown Museum Expansion Gets $500K Boost Thanks To DTE Energy « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The Motown Museum’s expansion plans are getting a $500,000 boost. The grant from the DTE Energy Foundation was announced Monday by Robin Terry, CEO and chairwoman of the museum . The money will help support the development of an education and community engagement space at the museum for young artists that also will house the museum’s summer ...

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Health Officials Warn Against Honey Pacifiers After Babies Hospitalized With Botulism « Detroit News Watch

AUSTIN, Texas (CBS Local)— Health officials are warning against the use of baby pacifiers that contain honey after four babies were treated for botulism in Texas. Each infant that was sickened was given a honey-containing pacifier that had been purchased in Mexico, according to officials from the Texas Department of State Health Services. The four cases of botulism illnesses in the ...

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Jailed Lawmaker Says Inmates Want To Help Trump Build Border Wall « Detroit News Watch

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (CBS Local) — Former Arkansas state Senator Jon Woods and 79 other inmates at a Texas federal prison are offering to help build President Donald Trump’s promised border wall. The ex-lawmaker sent a letter to the president with the bold suggestion. Woods included the prisoners’ skill sets and nationalities alongside their signatures. Several are listed as welders, crane ...

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Legendary Country Musician, ‘Hee Haw’ Star, Roy Clark Dead At 85 « Detroit News Watch

DALLAS, Texas. (CBSDFW.COM) – Roy Clark, the legendary’ superpicker’, GRAMMY, CMA and ACM award winner, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member and co-host of the famed ‘Hee Haw’ television series, died today at the age of 85 due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla. Clark was last in North Texas when he played Billy ...

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NASCAR To Crown Cup Series Champion At Season Finale Today « Detroit News Watch

  HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR’s Cup Series champion will be decided Sunday when title contenders Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr. take the green flag at the season finale. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) The highest finisher among the four at Homestead-Miami Speedway will earn the trophy. The other 36 drivers in the 40-car field ...

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Diddy’s Former Girlfriend and Mother To 3 of His Children Dies, Celebs React « Detroit News Watch

LOS ANGELES  Kim Porter, Diddy’s former longtime girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, has died. A representative for Sean “Diddy” Combs confirmed the death of the 47-year-old on Tuesday. No further details were immediately available. Kim Porter on February 9, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images For (Belvedere) RED) Diddy and Porter, a former ...

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Detroit, Warren Get State Grants To Boost Curbside Recycling « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is helping the cities of Detroit and Warren pay for curbside recycling carts. The department awards grants to help communities improve their recycling collection infrastructure. Warren will receive $500,000 to support the purchase of 25,000 recycling carts, while Detroit will get $75,000 for 7,000 carts. Officials say the state assistance was ...

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