Monthly Archives: December 2018

Meet Court Bauer, Pro Wrestling’s Young Genius « Detroit News Watch

By Chuck Carroll (CBSMiami/CBS Local) — The year is 2005. After years of unprecedented popularity, the pro wrestling landscape is undergoing a massive seismic shift. Two of the big three promotions have crumbled, leaving only World Wrestling Entertainment standing in their ashes. A barely 20-something Court Bauer finds himself embedded with top executives from lone survivor, including WWE Chairman and ...

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Michigan Lawmakers Give Online Gambling The Greenlight, Considers $1.3B Budget Bill « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Michigan is set to be the 5th state in the nation to allow intrastate online gambling. The Republican-controlled Legislature voted early Friday to legalize online gambling and passed a $1.3 billion budget bill that would allocate more for roads and environmental cleanup, despite criticism that it would use money that otherwise should go to Michigan schools. TRENDING: ...

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Start Baker Mayfield In Championship « Detroit News Watch

By Norm Elrod The Cleveland Browns have certainly come a long way this season. With seven more wins than in 2017’s win-less campaign, and two games left, the Browns could finish above .500. That would certainly be an accomplishment. And the building blocks for a possible playoff run next season are in place. One of those building blocks, quarterback Baker ...

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Woman Cut, Another Maced After Fight Broke Out At Michigan Walmart « Detroit News Watch

(CBS/WNEM) One woman was cut, another sprayed with mace after a fight broke out in at the Walmart in Saginaw Township. Saginaw Township Police Lt. Rick Herren said officers were called to scene shortly after 1-p.m. TRENDING: Warren Woman’s Body Found In Trash Bin, Grandson Arrested  Herren said that a female Walmart employee, and another woman, were fighting with two ...

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Racially Profiled, Idaho State Football Players Sue Police « Detroit News Watch

BOISE, Idaho (AP) —Illegally detained, arrested and victims of excessive force, two black Idaho State University football players are suing Idaho and Utah police.   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)   Nehemiah McFarlin and Atoatasi Fox, through their Orem, Utah-based attorney, Daniel Steele, filed a civil rights lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Utah. McFarlin and Fox pulled over ...

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Pistons Overcome 14pt Deficit To Beat Timberwolves in OT « Detroit News Watch

Blake Griffin scored 34 points and Reggie Bullock added a career-high 33 as the Pistons beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 129-123 in overtime on Wednesday night. Trailing by 14 to start the fourth quarter, the Detroit Pistons got rolling on 3-pointers. However, their shortest shot of the night might have been the most important. Andre Drummond’s tip-in with 0.6 seconds left ...

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‘Buy Some Chocolate, Get Some Weed’ Michigan College Student’s Business Sells Out In Days « Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch/WTOL) A chocolate company in Ann Arbor offering customers a free gift of marijuana sold out of the promotion in just 3 days. “Buy some chocolate, get some weed,” that’s the slogan sending business through the roof for an entrepreneurial student in Ann Arbor. Marc Bernard is a Washtenaw Community College student studying political science and communications. For ...

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