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Flu Epidemic Claims Lives Of Four Children In Michigan

Posted 01.12.2013 | Detroit

An intense flu epidemic spreading across the nation has already taken a tragic toll in Michigan. This year's virus has already claimed the lives of fo...

Secret Service Investigates Latest Death Threat Against Obama

Posted 01.11.2013 | Detroit

An alleged threat against President Obama has brought the scrutiny of the U.S. Secret Service down on a resident of Clinton Township, Mich. A Comerica...

State Rep. Makes Appeal Regarding Detroit Future City Framework Implementation

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 01.10.2013 | Detroit

Michigan State Rep. Alberta Tinsley-Talabi (D-Detroit) responded to release of the Detroit Future City framework Wednesday with an appeal to city and ...

Detroit Doc Gets Oscar Nomination

Posted 01.10.2013 | Detroit

A movie documenting the search for an elusive Detroit folk singer has received an Oscar nomination. "Searching for Sugar Man," which explores the life...

Famed Michigan Brewer Releases Hard-To-Find Beer

Posted 01.10.2013 | Detroit

Black Note Stout will soon be hitting store shelves. Famed Michigan craft brewer Bell's Brewery will soon start sending their much-loved Black Note Bo...

LOOK: Datysuk's Amazing Goal For Russian Team

Posted 01.07.2013 | Detroit

The newly-settled NHL lockout has kept a lot of U.S. pro hockey players off the ice this season, but it hasn't slowed down Pavel Datsyuk. On Sunda...

Former Mayor's Longtime Confidant Testifies Against Him In Corruption Trial

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 03.09.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — A high-ranking aide to former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick told jurors Monday that he picked up thousands of dollars in bribes for h...

The Chevy Sonic's Role In Detroit's Recent Boom

AP | TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 03.06.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — When the word reached the Orion Assembly Plant, it spread along the serpentine assembly line like news of a death or natural disaster:...

Detroit Bike Lovers Have Winter Options

Posted 01.05.2013 | Detroit

Detroit's harsh winter months aren't the easiest time for bicyclists. Freezing temperatures, gusty gales and icy roads tend to discourage all but the ...

Detroit Nonprofit Competes In Facebook Contest To Open Charitable Legal Clinic

Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

A Detroit nonprofit wants to open a legal aid and resource center in the city -- and they're asking Michiganders to help them win $25,000 from one of...

Iconic Michigan Wilderness Area Could Get Special Conservation Designation

Posted 01.02.2013 | Detroit

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, one of Michigan's most scenic landscapes, could soon be getting a special conservation protection designat...

What Twitter Is Saying About Torii Hunter's Alleged Remarks Over Gay Teammates

Posted 12.31.2012 | Detroit

Detroit Tigers' right fielder Torii Hunter provoked a harsh reaction from fans and observers on Twitter, after the Los Angeles Times quoted him as say...

Rethinking The Riverfront: Choose Your Favorite Design

Posted 12.31.2012 | Detroit

A prestigious organization of architects wants public input on an effort to re-envision Detroit's riverfront. The Detroit chapter of American Ins...

City's Murder Rate Climbs in 2012

Posted 12.31.2012 | Detroit

One of the most regrettable changes Detroit faced in the last year was a significant rise in homicides. 379 murders had taken place in the city as of ...

Detroit Tigers Right Fielder: Having A Gay Teammate Would Be 'Difficult And Uncomfortable'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A number of professional male athletes have come forward on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in recent months, but it se...

GOP Governor Signs Controversial Law

Posted 12.27.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a revised version of a controversial emergency manager law Thursday that was rejected by voters during the November e...

Bridget Sullivan's New Year's Eve Fashion Celebration

Alvita Lozano | Posted 02.26.2013 | Detroit
Alvita Lozano

It's been a good year for emerging Fashion/Costume Designer Bridget Sullivan. Music and fashion seem to be powerful pop cultural partners and Bridget Sullivan's work has earned her some attention in both worlds here in Detroit and beyond.

David Sands

Detroit Charter School Could Go Union

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 12.22.2012 | Detroit

Charter schools could be the next frontier for Michigan teacher's unions determined to keep organizing in the wake of recent right-to-work legislation...

More Shops To Open In Detroit's Midtown

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 12.21.2012 | Detroit

Add Willys Overland Lofts to the growing list of Midtown Detroit properties seeing expansion in the retail sector. Although probably best known for it...

David Sands

LOOK: Detroit's Science Center Is Reopening... Take A Sneak Peek Inside

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 12.20.2012 | Detroit

For many families in Southeast Michigan the reopening of Detroit's science museum may be the most anticipated event of the season. Visitors will have ...

Snyder Signs Major Bills in Detroit

Posted 12.19.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made a stop in Motown Wednesday to sign several pieces of Detroit-related laws that are unlikely to be as controversial as h...

David Sands

Eastern Market's Art Scene Gets A Boost

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 12.19.2012 | Detroit

This weekend's "Mayan apocalypse" will mark a time of great transition for one popular art venue. In a nod to the end of the Mayan Calendar, 323East i...

Lila Shapiro

Campus Gun Control Advocates Heartened By Michigan Governor's Veto Of Guns In Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 12.18.2012 | College

Citing last Friday's school shooting and the need for more comprehensive review of issues related to gun violence, on Tuesday Michigan Gov. Rick Snyde...

Twitter Users Slam Rick Snyder

Posted 12.19.2012 | Detroit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been in the national spotlight lately, after his recent signing of controversial right-to-work legislation. But all t...

Jason Linkins

Right To Work, But No Right To Shoot

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

In the wake of the tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., there has been much renewed attention to the notion that ...