Daily Archives: December 15, 2018

Charlie Brown & ‘Peanuts’ Gang To Stream On Apple « Detroit News Watch

LOS ANGELES (AP) —Snoopy, Charlie, Lucy and Linus have new digs on Apple streaming. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)   Apple has struck a deal with DHX Media to produce new “Peanuts” content. The global children’s content and brands company will develop and produce original programs for Apple including new series, specials and shorts based on the beloved characters. (Photo ...

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Four-Year-Old Dies From Gunshot Wound In Roseville « Detroit News Watch

ROSEVILLE (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old boy has died after being shot at a home in Roseville. Roseville police Chief James Berlin says the circumstances of the Friday morning shooting were under investigation and authorities were working to determine whether the wound was self-inflicted. Police say the child was pronounced dead after being taken from the scene to a ...

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Patriots-Steelers Week 15 Matchup « Detroit News Watch

By Norm Elrod The lineup for Week 15 in the NFL is shaping up nicely, with multiple matchups between possible playoff contenders. The Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs started things off Thursday, with Philip Rivers orchestrating a last-second comeback win to pull the Chargers even with the Chiefs. Kansas City owns the tiebreaker and still has the inside ...

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Are Schools Across The Country Going Too Far By Banning Homework? « Detroit News Watch

(CBS News/CBS Local)–Are schools across the country going too far by banning homework? According to child and adolescent family therapist Darby Fox, yes. “It’s like an ultimate reaction. There is a point to homework and the right amount really is age appropriate,” Fox said Friday on “CBS This Morning.” Elementary school students have an average of around 4.5 hours of ...

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Cancer Takes Falcon Lineman Fralic at 56 « Detroit News Watch

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Big, tough, and athletic football great for the Falcons succumbs to Cancer.   SAN FRANCISCO – SEPTEMBER 23: Guard Bill Fralic #79 of the Atlanta Falcons looks on during a game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on September 23, 1990 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 19-13. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)   ...

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Start Kirk Cousins Over Aaron Rodgers? « Detroit News Watch

By Norm Elrod When talking big-game quarterbacks, the Packers’ Aaron Rodgers probably wouldn’t get benched in favor of the Vikings’ Kirk Cousins. No offense to Mr. Cousins, who’s having a solid if unspectacular season in Minnesota. He just doesn’t have Rodgers’ history. But fantasy football is a little different from the NFL. And in NFL Week 15 the Vikings match ...

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Betsy Devos Will Cancel $150M In Student Loan Debt After Being Sued For Delays « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — The Department of Education said Thursday that it would wipe away student debt for 15,000 borrowers, implementing an Obama-era rule that Secretary Betsy DeVos has fought to block for more than a year. The debt cancellations will total about $150 million. The rule, known as Borrower Defense to Repayment, was designed to help students cheated by for-profit colleges ...

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Downtown Detroit Buildings Evacuated After More Bomb Threats « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT  — Officials have confirmed that two court buildings in Downtown Detroit have received bomb threats Friday morning, according to reports. The Frank Murphy Hall of Justice is on lockdown, according to authorities and the 36th District Court has been evacuated. Dozens of bomb threats are have been reported across the country at news outlets, government buildings, banks, libraries, schools ...

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