Daily Archives: July 18, 2019

Red Wings re-sign D Joe Hicketts – Detroit News Watch

The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed defenseman Joe Hicketts to a two-year contract. Joe Hicketts #2 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates teammate Tyler Bertuzzi’s goal in the first period against the New Jersey Devils on January 22, 2018 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.This is Hicketts’ first NHL game. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) The team announced the move ...

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Hundreds Attend Funeral For Michigan Veteran With No Known Relatives – Detroit News Watch

MICHIGAN (Detroit News Watch/AP) — Hundreds of people attended the funeral for a Vietnam veteran from Michigan who had no known living relatives. Sixty-seven-year-old Wayne “Sarge” Wilson of Niles died during heart surgery in May, years after he’d made funeral arrangements for himself at Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services. The funeral home’s director invited Niles residents to Wednesday’s services ...

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Pistons Claim Christian Wood Off Waivers – Detroit News Watch

The Detroit Pistons have claimed Christian Wood off waivers. CHICAGO, IL – DECEMBER 14: Christian Wood #35 of the Philadelphia 76ers dunks against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on December 14, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using the photograph, User is consenting to the terms and ...

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Michigan Unemployment Rate 4.2 percent In June; Unchanged From May – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — Figures released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget show the state’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.2 percent in June. Total employment rose by about 2,000 while the number of jobless workers increased by 3,000 over the month. The national unemployment rate last month was 3.7 percent. Bureau of ...

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Michigan Ex-Teacher Sentenced For Inappropriately Accosting Student – Detroit News Watch

HARPER WOODS, MI (Detroit News Watch/DETROIT NEWS)– Former Harper Woods High School teacher, Charles Penn, 41, of Southfield, has been sentenced for offering to raise a 15-year old student’s grade in exchange for sexual acts on Wednesday. He was sentenced to six months in jail and five years probation for his actions. According to officials, the 15-year old girl asked ...

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Avenue of Fashion Construction Disrupting Business, Kuzzo’s Closing Until November – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch/DETROIT NEWS)- The construction on Livernois’ iconic Avenue of Fashion has been happening since May 2019. The construction has had harsh effects on businesses. Many businesses are hurrying to boost sales as they do not want to close.  Kuzzo’s, a popular chicken and waffles restaurant, is closing until November. They are taking time off to evaluate training, staffing, ...

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Tigers Lose Lead Then Game To Tribe 8-6 – Detroit News Watch

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians wanted to bounce back from a disappointing series against the Minnesota Twins. Oscar Mercado made certain they did. Cleveland’s rookie outfielder hit his second home run of the game — a leadoff blast in the seventh inning — and the Indians continued to dominate Detroit with an 8-6 win over the Tigers on Monday ...

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Michigan High Court Hears Arguments On Legality Of Minimum Wage, Sick Laws – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (Detroit News Watch/AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court is considering the legality of Republican lawmakers’ unprecedented maneuver to significantly scale back minimum wage increases and paid sick leave requirements that began as ballot drives. Justices heard arguments Wednesday. Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud said the Legislature’s 2018 strategy — known as adopt-and-amend — was “outright” unconstitutional and a “slap in ...

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