Daily Archives: April 17, 2019

Bernie Sanders, In Michigan, Tells President Trump to Rework Trade Accord – Detroit News Watch

WARREN (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont says President Donald Trump should “go back to the drawing board” on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade accord because it would let Michigan-based General Motors and other companies send U.S. jobs to Mexico. The Democratic presidential candidate rallied in the working-class Detroit suburb of Warren Saturday night, after earlier speaking at a union hall ...

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Drug Violations Land 2 Tiger Minor League Players Suspended – Detroit News Watch

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiger minor leaguers penalized. Two players in the Detroit Tigers system and a free agent pitcher have been suspended 25 games each for violating the minor league drug program.     The commissioner’s office announced the penalties Friday. Catcher Moises Nunez, on the roster of Class A Connecticut of the New York-Penn League, and pitcher Richard ...

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State Orders Jeepers In Sterling Heights To Shut Down Rides For Safety – Detroit News Watch

STERLING HEIGHTS (AP) — The state has ordered an indoor amusement center in suburban Detroit to shut down several rides because of multiple safety violations. The Bureau of Construction Codes issued a cease and desist order Friday to Jeepers of Lakeside Mall in Sterling Heights for the rides Banana Squadron, JJ’s Driving School, Python Pit, and Yak Attack. The order ...

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QB Signs Historic Deal – Detroit News Watch

Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks as the highest paid player in the NFL. Wilson posted a video on social media early Tuesday saying, “Seattle, we got a deal,” shortly after agreeing to a $140 million, four-year extension with the Seahawks, his agent Mark Rodgers told The Associated Press. Wilson’s new deal runs through the 2023 season ...

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Providing Metro-Detroit Teens With A Literary Community – Detroit News Watch

Detroit (Detroit News Watch) – Citywide Poets is InsideOut’s award-winning afterschool program, providing teens with a literary community to collaboratively explore their lives through the written and spoken word. “We have in-school programming that we’re well known for, but our after-school program is called Citywide Poets,” explains Suma Karaman Rosen, Executive Director of InsideOut Literary Arts. “It’s an award-winning program that ...

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8 Upcoming High School Baseball Games To Keep An Eye On – Detroit News Watch

It’s a big week in regional high school baseball. Here’s a preview of 8 boys varsity baseball games to watch this week in and around Detroit, selected using data from high school sports source MaxPreps. (Credit: mTaira/ Shutterstock.com) Western International vs. Cass Tech On Tuesday, April 16, the Western International Cowboys (5-4) face the Cass Tech Technicians (0-0) in a ...

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Ato Essandoh On ‘The Code’, ‘Django Unchained’ & Will Smith – Detroit News Watch

(CBS Local)– Ato Essandoh is only of the only actors in show business with a chemical engineering degree from Cornell University. After appearing in shows such as “Elementary” and “Blue Bloods,” Essandoh is back on CBS as Major Trey Ferry in the network’s new drama “The Code.” The show tells the story of U.S. Marines in uniform and in the courtroom. ...

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Broken Glass Deliberately Spread At Sleeping Bear Dunes – Detroit News Watch

TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Officials at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore say large quantities of broken glass have been strewn along a Lake Michigan beach. District Ranger Andy Blake said Tuesday it appears thousands of pieces were spread deliberately near the Good Harbor Picnic Area at the east end of Lake Michigan Road in Leelanau County’s Cleveland Township. The glass ...

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