Daily Archives: April 3, 2019

Grand Rapids Police Wounds Man Who Made Threats – Detroit News Watch

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – Authorities say a police officer shot and wounded a man who was threatening to harm himself and officers in western Michigan. Acting Deputy Chief McWatters briefs the community regarding this morning’s officer involved shooting. https://t.co/jDd7cpXmZx — Grand Rapids Police (@GrandRapidsPD) April 3, 2019 The Grand Rapids Police Department says a 30-year-old man had been sending ...

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Tigers Fall To Yanks 3-1 – Detroit News Watch

NEW YORK (AP) — Bats still silent for Tigers. Giancarlo Stanton and Miguel Andujar had already joined the Yankees’ long injured list when Aaron Judge sprinted into right-center field and made a spectacular, sprawling grab on Niko Goodrum’s hard-hit liner to preserve a two-run lead in the eighth inning.   NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 01: Mike Tauchman #39 ...

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Man in UP Dies After Falling From Tractor – Detroit News Watch

COVINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – An 84-year-old man has died after falling from a tractor and getting trapped beneath it in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Michigan state police say Thomas Disney was pronounced dead Monday afternoon on his property in Baraga County’s Covington Township. Police say Disney was using the tractor to pull a vehicle that had become stuck when he ...

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US Auto Sales Down 2% in First Quarter Sales – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Automobile sales in the U.S. fell 2% in the first quarter, another sign the nation’s economy is starting to slow. (Credit: Mikbiz/ Shutterstock.com) Automakers sold just over 4 million vehicles from January through March, according to Ward’s Automotive Intelligence, and industry analysts blame the decline on rising vehicle prices, competition from an abundant supply of late-model used ...

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Multi-skilled mobility technicians cultivated at community college

It’s a common refrain these days: You don’t need a university degree to make a good living. There’s a workforce shortage in the trades. The workforce is getting older without a sufficient supply of young people lined up to take their place. Many high schools are preparing students for standardized tests and college applications, and not so much for careers ...

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Sports Medicine Expert Warns Parents Against Pushing Children Into One Sport Year-Round – Detroit News Watch

(CBS Local/CBS New York)- Major League Baseball is back in full swing following a long winter, and that means many youth leagues are returning to the field this month, too. But a disturbing trend has turned what was once considered a game reserved for spring and summer months into a year-round marathon for many young players. It may seem like ...

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