Daily Archives: July 15, 2019

Lions Former Coach Now Dolphin Assistant Jim Caldwell Taking Leave For Health Reasons – Detroit News Watch

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins assistant coach Jim Caldwell will take a leave of absence to address health issues that he says “require my full attention.”         Caldwell was hired in February to be the Dolphins’ assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach. He was expected to help in the development of second-year quarterback Josh Rosen, who ...

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Pagenaud Wins, Rossi Tightens Title Race – Detroit News Watch

Simon Pagenaud won his third race of the season and Alexander Rossi tightened the championship race with Josef Newgarden in IndyCar’s Sunday race through the streets of Toronto. The win on the streets around Exhibition Place is the first for Pagenaud this year away from Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Frenchman won the Indy 500 and the road course race at ...

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VW Investing $2.6B In Ford-Owned Robocar Firm – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (Detroit News Watch/AP) — Two automotive powerhouses are joining forces. Volkswagen will sink $2.6 billion into a Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle company that’s mostly owned by Ford as part of a broader partnership with the U.S. No. 2 automaker, according to a person briefed on the matter. The German and U.S. manufacturers will cooperate on the development of electric vehicles, ...

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Tigers Avoid Sweep, Beat KC 12-8 – Detroit News Watch

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Tigers heard Kansas City was making a late pitching change about an hour before the first pitch, and what could have caused a bit of anxiety for a bunch of hitters turned out to be a just fine.   KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – JULY 14: Jeimer Candelario #46 of the Detroit Tigers hits a ...

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opioid addiction treated using interactive video – Detroit News Watch

ALPENA (Detroit News Watch/AP) — In an effort to curb and treat opioid addiction federal funding will enable interactive video to treat patients dealing with addiction. Alpena Community College is stepping up its use of interactive video in Michigan’s northeastern Lower Peninsula. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing $500,000 to expand telemedicine treatments at 25 locations in the region. ...

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Detroit Public Schools New Policy On Discipline – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch/the Patch) Under a proposed new code of conduct, Detroit school leaders would be able to suspend a student after the first instance of fighting. Students who repeatedly disrupt class or are persistently disrespectful could end up in an alternative school. And students would be able to wear shorts — but not short-shorts. These are among the changes ...

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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith To Launch Joint Media Company – Detroit News Watch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith are looking to expand their brands under a new corporate umbrella. The Hollywood power couple on Wednesday announced the launch of a new media venture. According to a statement, Westbrook Inc. will be a cross-platform holding company “formed to execute the Smith family’s global content and commerce business strategy.” In ...

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Detroit police board member arrested at raucous meeting – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (Detroit News Watch/AP) — Things escalated quickly at the Detroit Board Of Police Commissioner meeting Thursday night. A member of the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners was arrested at a raucous meeting after being warned to stop interrupting the proceedings. Shortly after Thursday’s meeting started, Lisa Carter was sworn in as the board’s chairwoman and Commissioner Willie Burton asked ...

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