Daily Archives: December 4, 2018

Academic Says Expressions Referencing Meat Will Become Less Popular « Detroit News Watch

(CBS Local) — An academic researcher is predicting in a new article that phrases such as “bring home the bacon” and “killing two birds with one stone” will go out of fashion to avoid offending animal lovers. Shareena Z. Hamzah, postdoctoral researcher at Swansea University in Wales, claims the growing influence of veganism will raise awareness of animal cruelty and ...

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Ferndale chocolate and cheese shop opens second location in Midtown

Now is the season for comforting snacks and desserts. Which means it’s the perfect time to open for Mongers’ Provisions, a chocolate and cheese shop that will celebrate its grand opening on Cass Avenue in Midtown on Saturday, Dec. 8.  This will be the second location for Monger’s Provisions, which already has a shop in Ferndale. The stores are owned ...

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Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer To Retire After Rose Bowl « Detroit News Watch

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State says Urban Meyer will retire after the Rose Bowl and assistant Ryan Day will be the next head coach. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images) After seven years and a national championship at Ohio State, the 54-year-old Meyer will formally announce his departure Tuesday at a news conference. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) The university ...

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Florida Girl At Center Of Worldwide Hunt For Rare Blood To Help Fight Cancer « Detroit News Watch

MIAMI, Fla. (CBSMiami/CBS Local) – There is a worldwide search underway to find a matching donor for a 2-year-old Florida girl with some of the rarest blood in the world who is also battling cancer. OneBlood, a local not-for-profit blood center is leading the search for Zainab, a Miami girl who is battling neuroblastoma, a very aggressive form of cancer. ...

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This hip-hop entrepreneur is hoping to build a smart village in his hometown of Highland Park

Buena Vista Street in Highland Park is in pretty rough shape. The road is potholed to nearly gravel. Abandoned houses and overgrown lots line the street.  But one remarkable transformation on the block carries the promise of a new direction for the economically-challenged city. Developer Juan Shannon is in the process of turning the grounds of Thompson Elementary School — ...

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Alonso To Be Powered By Chevrolet In Indianapolis 500 « Detroit News Watch

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Fernando Alonso will be powered by Chevrolet for his second attempt to win the Indianapolis 500. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images) Alonso is entering the race with McLaren, which had a 70 percent win rate from 1968 to 1970 when partnered with Chevrolet that included 23 consecutive victories. The IndyCar Series currently has only two engine providers, ...

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Snyder Drops Plan To Task Bridge Panel With Tunnel Oversight « Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday abandoned his proposal to have Michigan’s Mackinac Bridge Authority oversee the construction and operation of a tunnel to house a replacement for a controversial oil pipeline in the Great Lakes, noting that the proposal did not have enough legislative support. The outgoing Republican governor said he supports the creation of a ...

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