Monthly Archives: January 2019

MSU Guard Langford Out for the Season – Detroit News Watch

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan State Spartans coach, Tom Izzo said guard, Joshua Langford, will likely need surgery and be out for the rest of the season. Langford has missed the last eight games. In the 13 games he did play, all starts, Langford averaged 15 points. EAST LANSING, MI – JANUARY 02: Joshua Langford #1 of the Michigan ...

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Excerpt From Jackie Chan’s New Book ‘Never Grow Up’ – Detroit News Watch

Jackie Chan is a martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and philanthropist. He has appeared in over 150 films, including Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, Kung Fu Panda, and The Foreigner. In this special selection from his autobiography Never Grow Up, Jackie Chan (written with co-author Zhu Mo and translated by Jeremy Tiang) recalls the experience of filming his first two Hollywood movies. Never ...

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Cold Weather and Gas Shortages Close Auto Plants in Michigan – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler all closed auto plants Thursday due to the natural gas shortage caused by a fire at a Consumers Energy Plant on Wednesday. Eighteen factories and other facilities closed Thursday, and It’s not clear when they’ll resume normal operations. The fire hit a Consumers Energy natural gas compressor station north of Detroit ...

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This Week In The Big Ten – Detroit News Watch

A look at the upcoming week around the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 21 Maryland (17-5, 8-3) at No. 24 Wisconsin (15-6, 7-3) on Friday. The Badgers lost the first meeting, 64-60, in College Park two weeks ago. Two of the Big Ten’s premier big men square off in the Terrapins’ Bruno Fernando and the Badgers’ Ethan ...

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Ford Looks To Wearable Technology To Ease Burden for Assembly Workers – Detroit News Watch

FLAT ROCK, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) – Ford looks to help their workers “take a load off” at work, with wearable technology. Ford is one of many companies looking to newer technology to help aid workers in their daily jobs. Nicholas Gotts wears an EksoVest during his shifts building Mustangs at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in suburban Detroit. ...

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The Polar Vortex Impact, By The Numbers – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – Here’s a look at this week’s snowstorm and the effect on the United States, by the numbers: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – JANUARY 30: A woman walks along the lakefront as temperatures hovered around -20 degrees on January 30, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Businesses and schools have closed, Amtrak has suspended service into the city, more than a thousand ...

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Never Tired Of Talking About Patriots – Detroit News Watch

(CBS Boston/CBS Local) — As you have likely heard a million times by now, or will hear a million more times by Sunday night at 11:59 p.m., this year marks the third consecutive Super Bowl appearance for the New England Patriots and their ninth in the last 18 years under Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. Some fans may be tired of ...

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U of M Prof. & Opera singer Daniels and His Spouse Arrested on sex Assault Charge – Detroit News Watch

DALLAS (AP) – David Daniels, a renowned opera singer and University of Michigan professor and his husband were arrested on charges of sexual assault back in 2010 in Houston. David Daniels and his spouse, William A. Scott Walters, were arrested Tuesday in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Texas warrants charging each of them with sexual assault of an adult. A Houston ...

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