Monthly Archives: January 2019

Harbaugh Offers Scholarship To 7th Grader – Detroit News Watch

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) —  It’s never to early to think about college, or college scholarships.   ATLANTA, GEORGIA – DECEMBER 29: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines reacts against the Florida Gators in the fourth quarter during the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 29, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)   ...

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15 People Have Been Charged In The Flint Water Scandal – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Fifteen people have been charged in an investigation of how Flint’s water became contaminated with lead in 2014-15 and a related outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. Seven people have pleaded no contest to misdemeanors in deals that will leave them without a criminal record. — Michael Prysby, Stephen Busch, Liane Shekter Smith, Adam Rosenthal, all from the Michigan ...

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4 Surprise NBA Teams – Detroit News Watch

By Norm Elrod (CBS Denver/CBS Local) — Don’t look now, but the Denver Nuggets sit half a game out of the Western Conference lead, and the Milwaukee Bucks are half a game up on the Toronto Raptors for the lead in the Eastern Conference. Will it last? Possibly, maybe. Alright, who the heck knows? But halfway through the season, the ...

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Fraud Probe Finds 4 State Workers Falsely Reported Work Time – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Two state Environmental Quality department employees have been fired and several others disciplined after an audit found nearly $34,000 was paid for unperformed work hours. Michigan’s auditor general also said in a report Friday that three of the BioWatch Unit workers improperly used state vehicles. Investigators looked into activities of four employees and said they took extended ...

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Patriots-Chiefs AFC Championship Matchup – Detroit News Watch

By Norm Elrod (CBS Boston/CBS Local) — One of these days everyone will pick against the New England Patriots, and they’ll be right. Certainly last Sunday wasn’t that day. The Patriots blasted the Los Angeles Chargers, who many had predicted could run the table as a wild card. On their first four possessions, Tom Brady methodically moved his offense down ...

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2 Men Confess In Separate Wolf Killing Incidents – Detroit News Watch

GREENLAND TOWNSHIP (Detroit News Watch/AP) — Authorities say two men confessed to illegally killing wolves in separate poaching incidents in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The Department of Natural Resources announced Friday that prosecutors are reviewing the cases for possible charges against the 58- and 67-year-olds. Gray wolves are a protected species under the Endangered Species Act and can only legally be ...

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World War ll Marine And Spartan Great Gus Ganakas Dies At 92 – Detroit News Watch

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — US Marine veteran, basketball coach and long time Green & White basketball announcer has passed. Gus Ganakas, who was the coach of Michigan State’s men’s basketball team from 1969-76 and remained part of the athletic department until his retirement in 2000, has died. He was 92. Michigan State said Ganakas died Friday. “Gus was one ...

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