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Grass-Clippings, Transistor Radios & Ernie Harwell -- Summer Memories of Tiger Baseball

Kevin Walsh | Posted 05.07.2016 | Sports
Kevin Walsh

By all counts, Harwell was all about sharing. You could lean back and relax in the sunshine of his warm voice. He knew the incredible gift of simply chatting to a fan -- or even letting them join him in the booth for an inning or two.

David Sands

School Manager Wades Into Library Showdown | David Sands | Posted 01.19.2013 | Detroit

The struggle between Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts and the Detroit School Board has once again spilled over to the De...

Feds Probing Detroit Library Administrator

Detroit News | Posted 02.16.2013 | Detroit

Detroit -- A search warrant from a Detroit Public Library raid last month shows that a federal grand jury is investigating the library and that it is ...

What The FBI Is Checking Out At The Detroit Public Library

Posted 11.21.2012 | Detroit

Patrons of the Detroit Public Library (DPL) may have a greater interest in checking out books on fraud following an FBI sweep of the institution on Tu...

FBI Raids Library Main Branch

Posted 11.20.2012 | Detroit

FBI agents raided the main branch of the Detroit Public Library on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. According to the Detroit News, agents a...

Get Out To Support Detroit Libraries During National Library Week

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 04.10.2012 | Detroit

It's been a chaotic year for the Detroit Public Library system, which has been struggling with cuts and financial challenges. But National Library Wee...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Can A Protest Save A Library? | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.23.2011 | Detroit

The 11 protesters that were led out of a building and into a police van Thursday night may have been the last patrons of the Detroit Public Library's ...

Libraries Closing Doors For Good

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.21.2011 | Detroit

While the Detroit Public Library's main branch got a $2.3 million renovation earlier this year with new chairs, light fixtures and fireplaces, other ...