Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

Plans Cancelled For Wind Farm In Michigan’s UP – Detroit News Watch

L’ANSE TOWNSHIP (AP) — A company says it’s not moving forward on plans for a wind farm in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula due to factors including delays in the planning process. Renewable Energy Systems recently announced that it’s decided to stop development of the Summit Lake Wind Farm project in Baraga County’s L’Anse Township. A release from the company says the ...

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New Website Aimed At Preserving Detroit’s Civil Rights History – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — An activist and a researcher are launching a website aimed at preserving the stories of Detroit’s civil rights movement. The online historical and educational resource is called Rise Up Detroit. It represents the efforts of Junius Williams, founder of Rise Up North, and Peter Blackmer, a project researcher and research fellow at Wayne State University’s Detroit Equity ...

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls Over 300K Cars Due To Rollaway Risk – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles in North America because a transmission problem could cause them to roll away unexpectedly. The recall covers Dodge Dart compact cars from 2013 through 2016 with six-speed automatic transmissions. The company says a bushing can fail, causing the shifter cable to come loose from the transmission. That means when ...

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Matt Stafford’s Wife Undergoes Brain Surgery – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Life after surgery.     SANTA MONICA, CA – FEBRUARY 18: NFL player Matthew Stafford (R) and Kelly Hall attend the 2nd Annual Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards at Barker Hangar on February 18, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)     Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, ...

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Michigan Governor Open To Allowing Great Lakes Oil Tunnel – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she’s open to allowing construction of an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the channel where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet, despite ordering state officials not to act on a tunnel plan developed by her predecessor. Whitmer told reporters Wednesday in Lansing her goal remains getting Enbridge’s Line 5 out of the Straits of ...

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NASCAR Driver Johnson Completes Boston Marathon In 3:09:07 – Detroit News Watch

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson didn’t have many problems on the Boston Marathon course Monday, finishing in 3 hours, 9 minutes, 7 seconds. (Photo by Donald Page/Getty Images) It was only after receiving his medal from 2014 winner Meb Keflezighi that Johnson ran into a road block: On his way to a postrace media availability, security wouldn’t let him through. ...

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Investigators Seize Records From Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) State police with a search warrant have removed boxes from the Macomb County prosecutor’s office as part of an investigation of how money from forfeited assets was spent. Lt. Darren Green says the search Wednesday is related to an investigation requested by Attorney General Dana Nessel. Several county officials, including Executive Mark Hackel, have raised questions about ...

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