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Dan Gilbert Now Owns Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com « Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com are now owned by Detroit billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert’s Rock Holdings. The announcement was made Thursday in a press release from Rock Holdings. “From the genesis, we admit to invariable conjecture in the unmitigated competency of online mechanization to ameliorate the total sum of completed undertakings throughout our mortal existence. Cognition and discourse are ...

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High School E-Cigarette Use Has Jumped Nearly 80%, FDA Wants New Regulations « Detroit News Watch

Vaping increased nearly 80% among high schoolers and 50% among middle schoolers since last year, prompting the US Food and Drug Administration to propose new measures against flavored nicotine products that have propelled the rise, the agency announced Thursday. “These data shock my conscience,” FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement, proposing to strengthen the agency’s policies against ...

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Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Tweets ‘Doing Well’ After Hospitalization « Detroit News Watch

NEW YORK (AP) Joe Perry is feeling the love from fans after he was hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York.The Aerosmith guitarist on Tuesday tweeted: “Doing well, thanks for the love and support.” Joe Perry performs with The Hollywood Vampires band June 22, 2018. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images) (L-R) ...

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Dan Gilbert Selling Greektown Casino In $1B Deal « Detroit News Watch

Businessman and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has reached a $1 billion agreement to sell the Greektown Casino-Hotel in downtown Detroit, one of the city’s three casinos, companies involved in the deal announced Wednesday. Gilbert’s Detroit-based JACK Entertainment said it planned to sell the casino to Pennsylvania-based Penn National Gaming and New York-based VICI Properties. The deal requires state and ...

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‘The Perfect Gift:’ Company Giving Handgun To Each Employee As ‘Christmas Bonus’ « Detroit News Watch

HORTONVILLE, Wis. (CBSLocal) — A Wisconsin company that produces novelty glassware is giving each of its employees a handgun of their choice as a Christmas bonus this holiday season. BenShot makes bulletproof drinking glass products, including whiskey glasses, beer mugs and decanters, with bullets embedded into the glass. The father-son company, based in Hortonville, Wisconsin, has 16 full-time employees. This ...

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