Daily Archives: May 2, 2019

NASCAR Gives Up On Trying To Liven Up Qualifying – Detroit News Watch

NASCAR abandoned its years-long bid to add excitement to qualifying and announced Wednesday it will return to single-car laps after the current format became a laughingstock. All three national series will make the change at all oval tracks, starting this weekend at Dover. FONTANA, CA – MARCH 15: Clint Bowyer, driver of the #14 Rush Truck Centers/Haas Automation Ford, leads ...

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Livingston County Sheriff Pays $200 Fine For Appearing in 2018 Campaign Ad – Detroit News Watch

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) – A sheriff has paid $200 to resolve a complaint about him appearing in a 2018 commercial for the Republican candidate for Michigan governor. Livingston County Sheriff Michael Murphy was in the TV ad in support of Bill Schuette, who lost in November. Judith Daubenmier, chairwoman of the Livingston County Democratic Party, had alleged Murphy violated Michigan’s ...

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ Special To Air Immediately Following The Series Finale – Detroit News Watch

(LOS ANGELES)– CBS has announced an all-new special Unraveling The Mystery: A Big Bang Farewell, to air following the series finale of The Big Bang Theory, as well as the second season finale of Young Sheldon on Thursday, May 16 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT), only on CBS. During this 30-minute special retrospective, series stars Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco will take ...

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Former Macomb County Clerk Charged With Larceny – Detroit News Watch

WARREN, Mich. (AP) – A political novice who rode President Donald Trump’s popularity to a countywide office in suburban Detroit has been charged with withdrawing $1,660 from an elderly woman’s bank account. The Macomb County prosecutor announced a larceny charge Wednesday against Karen Spranger. Spranger was the county clerk for 15 months before a judge removed her from office in ...

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Advocacy Group Files Civil Rights Complaint Against Grand Rapids Police – Detroit News Watch

GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — Immigrant and civil liberties advocacy groups have filed complaints against Grand Rapids police with the Michigan Department of Civil Rights in cases involving people of Latino descent. The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan and the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center announced the actions on Tuesday. They allege the police department discriminated against a mentally ill war ...

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