Daily Archives: December 14, 2018

Eastern Michigan Football on the Rise « Detroit News Watch

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — With the University of Michigan and four professional teams just down the road in the Motor City it’s tough to get anyone to “Say My Name” at EMU, just ask head coach Chris Creighton.   (Photo by Michael Chang/Getty Images)   The Eagles (7-5) will face Georgia Southern (9-3) in the Camellia Bowl on Saturday, earning ...

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Snyder Signs Bills To Delay, Scale Back Minimum Wage And Paid Sick Leave « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise Michigan’s minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers, finalizing an unprecedented Republican-backed legislative maneuver that opponents vowed to challenge in court. To prevent minimum wage and earned sick time initiatives from going to voters last month, GOP lawmakers approved them in ...

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GM Is Saving 2,700 Jobs Amid Layoffs « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The General Motors’ massive 14,000-person layoff announced last month might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved by adding jobs at other U.S. factories. Blue-collar workers in many cities will still lose jobs when GM shutters four U.S. ...

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Ditch Your Smartphone For A Year, Win $100K « Detroit News Watch

(CBS) VitaminWater is issuing a low-tech challenge to smartphone addicts: Ditch your device for a year, and win $100,000. That’s right, all the successful contestant must do to go scroll-free and claim the $100K prize is not use his or her smartphone — or anyone else’s — for 365 days. But first you must be selected. Enter the contest by ...

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Bomb Threats Across The Country, Including Several In Metro Detroit « Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Dozens of institutions across metro Detroit and around the country have received email threats Thursday afternoon, prompting evacuations and sweeps of buildings. The Farmington Hills Police issued a statement early Thursday afternoon that they are “Investigating numerous reports of threats to local businesses via email demanding $20,000 to be made by Bitcoin.” Officials report that these ...

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