Daily Archives: April 8, 2019

Guess Defense Does Win Championships – Detroit News Watch

(CBS Denver/CBS Local)- The pair of Final Four games didn’t exactly deliver the same amount of drama as Elite Eight weekend, but we did get at least one controversial moment. The foul call heard around the college basketball world with 0.6 seconds left and Virginia down by two gave Kyle Guy three free throws for the chance to take the ...

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Controlled Fires Planned in Michigan This Spring – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan DNR is planning a number of “prescribed” fires around the state this spring. (Credit: Dmytro Gilitukha/ Shutterstock.com) The staged burns are done to help control invasive species and create wildlife habitat. Officials say they remove potential fuel for wildfires while promoting the growth of some forest types, especially pine, along with grasslands and prairies. They ...

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Michigan Scrambles To Find Home For Parolee; US Won’t Deport – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The state of Michigan is placing a frail paroled prisoner in an assisted-living center at taxpayer expense after the federal government declined to deport him to Cuba, officials said. Prudencio Loyrafuls’ life sentence for drug crimes was reduced in December by then-Gov. Rick Snyder, an exceptional decision that made him eligible for release after 30 years in ...

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Jim Nantz Says Final Four Hasn’t Lost Any ‘Ambience’ With Move To Play In Football Stadiums – Detroit News Watch

(CBS Minnesota/CBS Local)- The Final Four is set to tip off this weekend at the home of the Minnesota Vikings, U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The venue continues the trend that the NCAA started in 2009, when it began hosting the Final Four in football stadiums to allow more fans access to the game and, of course, to sell ...

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