Daily Archives: April 12, 2019

Pistons Still Cling To Playoff Hopes – Detroit News Watch

The Detroit Pistons are still clinging to the final spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs thanks to their biggest second-half comeback in three decades. Andre Drummond had 20 points and 17 rebounds and Ish Smith matched a season high with 22 points, helping Detroit rally to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-93 Tuesday night. DETROIT, MICHIGAN – APRIL 09: Andre Drummond ...

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Detroit Zoo Science Day Is This Saturday – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Visitors to the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak will get the chance to participate in data collection and other activities as part of Citizen Science Day. Activities taking place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday include FrogWatch, which teaches volunteers how to identify frogs and toads by their breeding calls, and an e-bird activity that identifies ...

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Pistons Snatch Final NBA Playoff Spot – Detroit News Watch

MIAMI (AP) — The last spot in the NBA playoffs went to the Detroit Pistons. Their reward: A series against MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks.   MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – MARCH 26: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks reacts after a dunk against the Houston Rockets during the first half of a game at Fiserv Forum on ...

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Whitmer Creates Council To Advise Her On Public Education – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is creating a state council of educators to advise her and make recommendations related to Michigan’s public education system. The Democrat issued an executive order Thursday establishing the Governor’s Educator Advisory Council within the state Education Department. It will have 15 voting members, including teachers, administrators, counselors, specialists and support staff. Whitmer says the ...

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Multiple Explosions Cause Large Building Fire Near Ann Arbor At Welding Facility – Detroit News Watch

Pittsfield Twp., MI (Detroit News Watch) – Officials are reporting a large structure fire in Pittsfield Township that forced both directions of US-23 to close. The fire reported Thursday afternoon, is burning at the Ann Arbor Welding Supply. Northbound and southbound US-23 between Michigan Avenue and I-94 temporarily closed down due to the fire but have since reopened. NB and ...

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