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Kid Rock’s Childhood Home Is For Sale « Detroit News Watch

BRUCE TOWNSHIP, MI — The sprawling 5.5-acre estate is listed for just under $600,000 in Bruce Township and features 6,000-square feet of completely renovated interiors. The 5-bedroom home comes with a 5-car garage, partly finished walkout basement, guesthouse, three-stall horse barn, tennis court, and pool. With a cute red door, charming Midwestern coziness inside and wood details, the 1972 house ...

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Midtown Developers Want to Hold a Barn-Raising — in Corktown –  Deadline Detroit

One of Corktown’s many charms is its diversity, of both people and structures — a working-class neighborhood with the usual latter-day gentrification creeping in, its population a melange of young and old, newly arrived hipsters and long-time residents, brick streets and row houses and modernist one-offs creeping in here and there.  Soon we might be able to ...

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Trump Approves Michigan Disaster Request For June Floods « Detroit News Watch

HOUGHTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved Michigan’s request for a disaster declaration following severe flooding in June in parts of the Upper Peninsula. The White House issued a statement Friday saying Trump declared that a “major disaster” exists in the state and ordered that federal agencies help state, local and tribal officials. The update also makes federal funding ...

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Judge to Hear Nassar’s Request That She Disqualify Herself « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — A judge who sentenced disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison for molesting girls will hold a hearing on a request that she disqualify herself from his appeal of the sentence. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina will hear arguments in her Lansing, Michigan, courtroom on Friday. Nassar’s court-appointed appellate lawyers say the judge was biased. They cite her ...

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What Voters Can Expect Tuesday –  Deadline Detroit

Bill Ballenger and Dennis Denno, veterans of Michigan politics, discuss timely issues on “The Friday Morning Podcast,” sponsored by Deadline Detroit: Michigan Supreme Court allows Voters Not Politicians (VNP) redistricting proposal will be on Nov. 6 statewide ballots. VNP will be the fourth question to be decided by voters in the upcoming general election, and there ...

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395 People Sickened in McDonald’s Salad Outbreak « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Federal health officials reported Thursday an additional 109 cases of cyclospora infection in an ongoing outbreak linked to McDonald’s salads that began in May. The total number of laboratory-confirmed illnesses from this outbreak is now 395, according to a statement from the US Food and Drug Administration. At least 16 of the sick individuals have been hospitalized. The ...

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