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‘Costco Chronicles:’ Book-Signing Author + Weekend Shoppers = Twitter Amusement –  Deadline Detroit

“Your book signing tweets today were inspiring,” Detroit illustrator Dave Chow posts with this on Karen Dybis’ Facebook page. None of Karen Dybis’ four books are shelved in the humor category, but the Grosse Pointe Woods author and journalist definitely has a wry wit. Local historian Karen Dybis snapped this selfie Monday at Fox 2. See video ...

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DTE Gains Approval for Natural Gas Plant « Detroit News Watch

 (AP) — Michigan regulators have approved DTE Energy’s request to build a nearly $1 billion natural gas power plant as it retire coal-fired plants. It is the first approval of a major new plant for one of the state’s regulated utilities in decades. The Michigan Public Service Commission OK’d the plant Friday, despite opposition from environmental groups and others that ...

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Many Flint Residents Still Believe Their Drinking Water Is Unsafe  –  Deadline Detroit

The writer, an investigative reporter for the ACLU of Michigan, played a pivotal role in helping expose the lead contamination of Flint’s water. This is republished with permission.  By Curt Guyette Four years to the day that the Flint water crisis began, there has been notable progress. Multiple tests, both independent and government-run, have shown average ...

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Varied-Cuisine Food Hall, Including Ramen Spot, Opening in Greektown Casino –  Deadline Detroit

Detroit’s Greektown Casino-Hotel is unveiling more eats for Detroit.  On Tuesday, it opens a $15-million food hall-style dining space called Monroe Market on the casino’s third floor, reports Brenna Houck of Eater Detroit. It will have six fast-casual dining counters and a full-service ramen bar called Noodle Art. The massive 11,000-square-foot dining area, which replaced ...

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