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2 Michigan boys critically ...

2 Michigan boys critically injured in Ferris wheel fall

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CHELSEA, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say two children are recovering from injuries after falling at least 15 feet from a Ferris wheel at a community fair in southeastern Michigan.

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on Aug 22, 2014 at 06:50 PM
Eater Inside: A Look Inside...

Eater Inside: A Look Inside New Distillery Our/Detroit Vodka

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Our/Detroit Vodka The tasting room for Our/Detroit Vodka is now open to the public, serving mixed drinks made with local ingredients in addition to selling their vodka by the bottle. Our/Detroit hosted an opening party last weekend, in a...

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on Aug 21, 2014 at 05:20 PM

Can Detroit Restart Its Engine?

(via www.triplepundit.com)

Detroit is a dichotomy. The city’s innovative spirit that brought us the assembly line and the modern auto industry lives on in wildly successful new enterprises like Quicken Loans. Yet Detroit’s much-publicized poverty has spawned a depressed yet resilient culture that continues to struggle to pull itself out of the gutter.

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on Aug 21, 2014 at 11:23 AM
How Detroit's Water Crisis ...

How Detroit's Water Crisis Is Part Of A Much Bigger Problem

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

In Detroit, thousands of people have had their water turned off in the last few months after not paying their bills. For the water department, it's a way to get delinquent customers to settle their tabs. For residents and activists, it's a serious issue when the city's poorest, including children, are made to live without running water in their home. A group of United Nations experts called it ...

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on Aug 19, 2014 at 07:50 PM
Michigan girl mauled by rac...

Michigan girl mauled by raccoon finishes surgeries

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ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — Now that Charlotte Ponce has her ear, she's looking to accessorize.

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on Aug 19, 2014 at 02:20 PM
The Rule Book: There Are So...

The Rule Book: There Are Some New Squatters Laws on the Books in Michigan

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Michigan recently passed three new statutes specifically addressing squatting and trespassing. They will take effect on September 24, 2014. Here is what it means: 1. HB 5069/PA 223 amends the revised judicature...

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on Aug 18, 2014 at 02:20 PM
Gordon races to first win a...

Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001

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BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Jeff Gordon raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.

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on Aug 17, 2014 at 09:20 PM
Could Michigan replace lost...

Could Michigan replace lost manufacturing jobs with solar jobs?

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It wouldn't solve everything, but becoming a solar power hub could give a new spark to the area.

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on Aug 16, 2014 at 12:20 PM
Ford To Build Michigan   s ...

Ford To Build Michigan s Largest Solar Array

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Ford has teamed up with utility DTE Energy to build the largest solar array in its home state of Michigan to power Ford World HeadquartersThe post Ford To Build Michigan’s Largest Solar Array appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Aug 15, 2014 at 07:20 PM

At least one person dies in Detroit floods after record rainfall

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(Reuters) - Near-record rainfall has caused massive flooding in the Detroit area that is blamed for at least one death and has made roads impassable, swamped vehicles and flooded basements, officials said.

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on Aug 13, 2014 at 05:50 AM