Daily Archives: April 1, 2019

Wild Weekend Ends With Surprise Final Four – Detroit News Watch

(CBS Sacramento/CBS Local)- Following a fairly straightforward first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, we entered the Sweet 16 round of games with all four one seeds still alive. In fact, the top three seeds in each region were all still fighting for a chance to make it to Minneapolis, giving this year’s tournament a very “chalky” feel and leaving ...

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Rep. Tlaib from Detroit Submits Impeachment Resolution With Support Of One Other Democrat – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) – Freshman Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib has formally submitted her impeachment resolution Wednesday afternoon with only one other member’s name of support — Democratic Rep. Al Green of Texas, who has tried to push the impeachment issue on his own before. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) “Just Al Green and I,” Tlaib said, adding that she does not think there ...

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Officials Open Probes Into Hyundai And Kia Fires – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has decided to open two new investigations into fires involving Hyundai and Kia vehicles after getting complaints of more than 3,100 fires and 103 injuries. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday that it granted a petition filed last June seeking the investigations by the nonprofit Center for Auto Safety, ...

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Company to shut down operations at Detroit incinerator – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — A company is shutting down operations at a Detroit incinerator that has been criticized for foul odors and other emissions. Detroit Renewable Energy Chief Executive Todd Grzech said Wednesday that the Detroit Renewable Power facility northeast of downtown will stop converting waste to energy. The company was under a 2014 consent judgment with the state to upgrade ...

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Grants awarded to revitalize vacant land in Detroit – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Nine Detroit-based grassroots organizations will receive $97,000 in grants to help revitalize vacant lots in the city. Detroit Future City’s Working with Lots Grant Program encourages community groups, faith-based institutions, nonprofits and businesses to install one of 38 lot designs to address storm water concerns, activate community spaces and to create more attractive neighborhoods. The program provides ...

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