Daily Archives: December 9, 2018

NFL Refs Back Official Accused Of Calling Player Vulgar Name « Detroit News Watch

The NFL Referees Association is questioning why the league isn’t focusing more attention on Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes for threatening umpire Roy Ellison following Buffalo’s game at Miami last weekend.    (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)   Ellison has been placed on administrative leave while the NFL investigates Hughes’ accusation that Ellison called him a vulgar name during the ...

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Items Belonging To Sinatra Make $9M Hit At Sotheby’s Auction « Detroit News Watch

NEW YORK (AP) — The private treasures of Frank Sinatra and his wife, Barbara, were a multimillion-dollar hit at auction. (Photo by Daniel Rosenblum/Keystone/Getty Images)   Sotheby’s reported Friday that the couple’s entertainment memorabilia, art, jewelry, books and other personal items sold for $9.2 million — about twice their pre-sale estimates. Nine paintings by the legendary crooner went for more ...

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Child Dead Several Others Rescued After House Fire In Detroit « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old boy has died, several other children were rescued and two firefighters were injured following a house fire in Detroit. The fire burned early Friday near the city’s border with Hamtramck and The Detroit News reports investigators suspect it was accidental and electrical-related. Deputy Fire Commissioner David Fornell says “firefighters knew there people trapped ...

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Michigan’s Medical Chief To Stand Trial On Flint Charges « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Michigan’s chief medical executive will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter and other charges in a criminal investigation of the Flint water crisis. Dr. Eden Wells on Friday learned of the decision by Judge William Crawford II. Wells is a member of Gov. Rick Snyder’s Cabinet. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette charged Wells last year with obstruction of ...

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Celebrating Detroit Business and Saluting a President « Detroit News Watch

Southfield (Detroit News Watch) – Detroit is home to some fascinating businesses and several owners appear on MICHIGAN MATTERS to talk about their company and impact on our region as Dan Weingartz, President of Weingartz, Adrienne Bennett, President & CEO of Benkari LLC, and Ryan MacVoy, CEO of DWM Holdings, appear with Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain to talk about things. Dan ...

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