THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Newsflyer: 15 May 2013
So far this year, it has been Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde when it comes to historic bridges being preserved in comparison to those that are on the way to the scrap heap. For the latter in this N... Posted on 5/15/13 at 3:48 AM
GREGOR'S PACKER ANALYSIS GPA Week 17 Recap
Gregors Packer Analysis
Week 17 Recap
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Chicago wins, then loses
Packers blow the two seed, but they do knock out the Bears
The Chicago Bears needed to beat the Detroit Lions on Sund... Posted on 1/1/13 at 8:45 AM
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So we interrupt (OK, for a few minutes) the Force's playoff run to remind folks about the affiliates list.
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The first report by Detroit's emergency manager declares that the city is broke and at risk of running completely out of money — a financial meltdown that could mean no paychecks or pension benefits and even deeper cuts in municipal services.
Jurors in a city buffeted by financial crisis convicted former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick on corruption charges Monday, capping a five-month trial that exposed a brazen pay-to-play culture during his years in office while the distressed city lost jobs and people and veered toward insolvency.
The Supreme Court ruling that banned states from imposing mandatory life sentences on juveniles offers an unexpected chance at freedom to more than 2,000 inmates who have never been able to seek release.
An undercover informant was paid about $31,000 in cash for his critical role in an investigation that led to charges against members of a Midwest militia accused of plotting rebellion against the U.S., an FBI agent testified Tuesday.
Displaying guns, vests and other military gear, a prosecutor told jurors Monday that members of a Midwest militia were willing “to go to war” in an extraordinary plot to kill a police officer as a springboard to a broader rebellion against the U.S. government.
Seven members of a Midwest militia accused of plotting to overthrow the government are set to stand trial, where jurors will decide whether federal authorities prevented an attack by homegrown extremists or simply made too much of the boasts by weekend warriors who had pledged to “take our nation back.”
Charlie Sheen has been pretty well everywhere the past few months, popping up all over national TV, the Internet and in other forms of mass media, blathering on about the "tiger blood" coursing through his veins and decrying the "trolls" who derailed his lucrative acting career.
To a pulsating beat, hip-hop star Eminem drives a sleek Chrysler through the streets of Detroit, proudly cruising by the city's landmarks, towering skyscrapers and the hopeful faces of its people. His journey ends with an unapologetic message: “This is the Motor City, and this is what we do.”
For a city already struggling with high unemployment, widespread foreclosures and deep budget cuts, here was another crisis: Wind-whipped fires tearing through row after row of homes, some of them abandoned.
Hours after learning beloved Tigers announcer Ernie Harwell had died, Detroit lost to the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Tuesday night on J.J. Hardy’s stellar ninth inning.
Hardy saved a run with a brilliant defensive play at shortstop in the top of the ninth, then tripled and scored on a wild pitch in the bottom half.
Word of Harwell’s death at 92 started to spread shortly after the game began.
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