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Pregnant at 13, mom aims to beat the odds.

Michigan teen says giving birth to her daughter at the age of 14 gave her life purpose.         

- USA TODAY - US

Revitalizing Detroit requires development of specific neighborhoods.

Despite the relatively large number of employees working in downtown Detroit, the city continues to be afflicted by urban blight, surrounded by a swath of vacant neighborhoods. Changing this pervasive phenomenon has been at the forefront for developers, city officials and groups like Detroit Future City, an initiative with ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Detroit's Little Caesars Arena worker fall: Death "not construction-related".

A worker fell to his death Wednesday morning at the construction site of Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, authorities said.

- FOX News - US

Michigan Sues Flint For City Council's Refusal To OK Water Deal.

LANSING, Mich. — The state of Michigan sued Flint Wednesday, alleging that the city council's refusal to approve a broadly backed deal to buy water long term from a Detroit-area system is endangering public health in the wake of a man-made crisis that left the supply contaminated with lead. The Department of ...

- TPM News - US

Electrical workers falls to death from catwalk in Detroit arena.

The Detroit Fire Department said an electrical worker died after falling about 75 feet from a catwalk in the Little Caesars Arena.

- UPI - US

Michigan sues Flint after council refuses to OK water deal.

The state of Michigan sued Flint Wednesday, alleging that the city council's refusal to approve a broadly backed deal to buy water long term from a Detroit-area system is endangering public health in the wake of a man-made crisis that left the supply contaminated with lead. The Department of Environmental...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Michigan sues Flint over failing to approve long-term water deal.

Flint switched its water supply in 2014, sparking a crisis that was linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease and at least 12 deaths, as well as exposure of residents to dangerously high lead levels. Since October 2015, the city has obtained its water from the Great Lakes Water Authority.

- Yahoo! News - US

Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing to remain in detention.

A man charged with stabbing an airport police officer in an attack federal investigators are probing as an act of terrorism will remain in detention until a hearing next week, his lawyers said on Wednesday. Amor Ftouhi, 49, of Quebec, Canada, was charged in federal court with violence at an international airport for ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Michigan sues Flint over failure to approve long-term drinking water source.

Since October 2015, Flint has obtained its water from the Great Lakes Water Authority, which has proven to be safe, the lawsuit said. Flint's mayor negotiated an agreement to keep residents on water supplied by that source on a long-term basis and reduced cost.

- Yahoo! News - US

Michigan man's bid to overturn murder convictions halted.

A Michigan man has lost his effort to reverse his murder and sexual assault convictions from the 1980s.

- FOX News - US

United Airlines is having a flash sale with one-way flights starting at $59.

roman_slavik / iStock The INSIDER Summary: United Airlines is having a flash sale ending June 29. The sale is for domestic travel. The sale flights depart from seven cities, with the lowest fare coming in at $59 one-way. The cheapest fares are for United's new fare option, Basic Economy. United Airlines is having a ...

- Business Insider - US

Young launches campaign for US Senate in Michigan

DETROIT — Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bob Young Jr. has launched his campaign for U.S. Senate in Michigan, calling himself a judge who will "lay down the law" in Washington.

- Billings Gazette - US

Construction worker dies in fall at Detroit sports arena

DETROIT — A worker has died after falling 75 feet at the Little Caesars Arena worksite north of downtown Detroit.

- Billings Gazette - US

Montreal man accused in Flint airport attack denied bond

FLINT, Mich. — A judge on Wednesday ordered a Canadian man to remain in jail while he faces a charge of stabbing an airport police officer in Flint, Michigan, in a possible act of terrorism.

- Billings Gazette - US

The State of Michigan is suing Flint after the city refused to approve a long-term water deal by a Monday deadline

LANSING, Mich. — The State of Michigan is suing Flint after the city refused to approve a long-term water deal by a Monday deadline.

- Billings Gazette - US

The Latest: Michigan sues Flint for not approving water deal

LANSING, Mich. — The Latest on the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan :

- Billings Gazette - US

Montreal man accused of stabbing Flint, Michigan airport cop due in court Wednesday

Amor Ftouhi is unlikely to be granted bond Wednesday because the charge is serious and he lives outside the U.S.

- Global News - CA

Lake Harvests are Likely More Fruitful than We Knew

Harvests from freshwater fisheries such as the Great Lakes could total more than 12 million tons a year globally and contribute more to global food supplies and economies than previous estimates indicate, according to a study published today by Michigan State University and the U.S. Geological Survey.

- ENN - US

Another stun gun ban repealed, this one in Tacoma

Yesterday, the City Council of Tacoma repealed its stun gun ban; thanks to Stephen Stamboulieh and Phil Watson of the Firearms Policy Coalition. In recent years, stun gun bans have also been invalidated or repealed in Michigan; New Jersey; Wisconsin; the District of Columbia; the Virgin Islands; New Orleans; Overland

- The Volokh Conspiracy - US

Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing to make court appearance

FLINT, Mich. - A man charged with stabbing an airport police officer in an attack federal investigators are probing as an act of terrorism is expected to appear in a Michigan federal court on Wednesday.

- Reuters - US

Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing to make court appearance

A man charged with stabbing an airport police officer in an attack federal investigators are probing as an act of terrorism is expected to appear in a Michigan federal court on Wednesday. Amor Ftouhi, 49, of Quebec, Canada, was charged in federal court with violence at an international airport for stabbing officer Jeff ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Montreal man back in US court in Michigan airport stabbing

FLINT, Mich. — A Canadian man accused of stabbing an airport police officer in Flint, Michigan, is returning to court to learn if he'll remain in custody.

- Billings Gazette - US

Detroit event combines biking, sacred architecture

Detroit, Mich., Jun 27, 2017 / 10:08 pm .- Nearly 250 pilgrims made their way through downtown Detroit visiting different churches on Sunday. What made this a spectacle? They were all riding along on two wheels. “I love these architectural gems that were gifts to us from prior generations of the faithful. I love ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Michigan Avenue tower seen in 'Adventures in Babysitting' selling for $132 million

A Los Angeles-based investment manager has a $132 million deal to buy a Michigan Avenue office tower known for its diamond-shaped top and for its small role in the 1987 movie "Adventures in Babysitting." CBRE Global Investors has agreed to buy the 41-story building at Michigan and Randolph Street,...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Montreal man back in US court in Michigan airport stabbing

A Canadian man accused of stabbing an airport police officer in Flint, Michigan, is returning to court to learn if he'll remain in custody. Amor Ftouhi is unlikely to be … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Montreal man back in US court in Michigan airport stabbing

A Canadian man accused of stabbing an airport police officer in Flint, Michigan, is returning to court to learn if he'll remain in custody.

- FOX News - US

Ford hatching Ranger Raptor variant, spy photos show

Ford is hatching plans for a Raptor performance variant of the forthcoming Ranger midsize pickup, based on spy photos taken near the company's product development center in Michigan.

- Automotive News - US

FEV North America to expand vehicle testing at new tech center

The cornerstone of FEV North America's expanded suburban Detroit campus will be a vehicle emissions test center -- adding to its existing prototyping, design and development facilities.

- Automotive News - US

Dramatic video shows moment SUV crashes into Detroit public bus

Detroit police said the SUV driver was speeding and blew through a stop sign.

- Global News - CA

Are Driverless Cars Messing With Texas?

Earlier this month, Texas Governor Greg Abbott approved a law that would allow the entire state to serve as a testing ground for driverless cars. This initiative—though reflective of the reductionist regulatory environment boasted by the Lone Star State's Republican leadership—undermines the state's existing energy ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Injured Marine, wife gifted dream home in Michigan

Building Homes for Heroes builds and modifies homes for wounded veterans and their families, and has gifted more than 100 homes to families across the country, the release stated.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Michigan mother pleads guilty to having sex with teenage boys

A Michigan mother pleaded guilty Monday to having sex with two teenage boys, local media reported.

- FOX News - US

Detroit judge halts deportations of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals from U.S

The district judge issued a stay of removal for 1,444 Iraqi nationals including about 85 currently detained for removal Tuesday, they have two more weeks to challenge their deportations

- National Post - CA

Surveillance video shows dramatic bus crash

At least six people were injured when a bus in Detroit crashed last month. Surveillance video shows the crash from a variety of angles.         

- USA TODAY - US

When auto insurance becomes a social-justice question

Car insurance costs notably more in predominantly African-American neighborhoods, studies conclude. In Detroit, the mayor and citizens seek a fix for sky-high premiums.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Lake harvests are likely more fruitful than we knew

Harvests from freshwater fisheries such as the Great Lakes could total more than 12 million tons a year globally and contribute more to global food supplies and economies than previous estimates indicate, according to a study published today by Michigan State University and the U.S. Geological Survey.

- PhysOrg - NL

US deportations of Iraqis halted by Michigan judge

The court rules the Chaldean Catholics, Sunni Muslims and Iraqi Kurds faced danger back in Iraq.

- BBC - UK

10 nutrition myths you should stop believing

Iudina Ekaterina/Shutterstock Juice cleanses. Low-carb diets. Superfoods. Nutrition myths masquerading as health or medical advice are everywhere. It's easy to fall into the trap of believing that there's "one crazy trick" that will completely detox your system, help you lose weight, or lower your cholesterol — but ...

- Business Insider - US

Ludlow Ventures has closed its second fund with $45 million

Ludlow Ventures, a young, early-stage venture firm in Detroit, has closed its second venture fund with $45 million in capital commitments, founder and managing partner Jonathon Triest tells us. Ludlow's team, which includes partner Brett deMarrais and associate Blake Robbins, was originally targeting $40 million; ...

- TechCrunch - US

Detroit house fire kills 3-year-old twins, grandmother

DETROIT — A woman who died along with her 3-year-old twin grandsons following an early-morning house fire Tuesday in Detroit was found with one of the boys in her arms, apparently trying to escape the blaze, a fire official…

- Billings Gazette - US

Flint extends contract for Detroit-area water supply

- Townhall.com - US

Federal Judge Blocks U.S. Deportation Of Iraqis Nationwide

A restraining order that initially covered Detroit now applies to the U.S., as a judge cites potentially "grave consequences" for 1,400 Iraqis at risk of being deported from the U.S.

- NPR - US

US judge halts deportation of Iraqis nationwide in victory for the ACLU

A federal judge halted late on Monday the deportation of all Iraqi nationals detained during immigration sweeps across the United States this month until at least July 10, expanding a stay he imposed last week. The stay had initially only protected 114 detainees from the Detroit area. U.S. District ...

- The Raw Story - US

Authorities: 3 dead, including twin boys, after Detroit fire

- Townhall.com - US

Student-Made Rocket Tops 30,000 Feet, Wins 1st 'Spaceport America Cup'

A student team from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, took top honors last weekend at the 2017 Spaceport America Cup in New Mexico.

- Space.com - US

Panda love spreads to benefit the planet

Loving pandas isn't just a feel-good activity. Recent Michigan State University work shows China's decades of defending panda turf have been good not just for the beloved bears, but also protects habitat for other valuable plants and animals, boosts biodiversity and fights climate change.

- ENN - US

Detroit judge halts deportations of Iraqi immigrants nationwide

A federal judge in Detroit on Monday put a temporary hold on the deportation of scores of Iraqi nationals swept up in immigration enforcement raids around the country in recent months. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith had already issued a 14-day stay of removal Thursday for at least 114 Iraqis...

- Los Angeles Times - US

BET Awards Celebrate 'Our Forever First Lady' Michelle Obama

Airing on June 25, the 2017 BET Awards were hosted by comedienne Leslie Jones and mostly featured live musical performances. Otherwise, the focus of the awards was a message of encouraging Black Lives Matter social justice warriors, although, without the long preachy political sermons delivered in many other awards shows. ...

- NewsBusters - US

Detroit: still shrinking in 2016

But the Mayor is sure that 2017 will be better.

- MercatorNet - US

The Latest: Judge puts national freeze on Iraqi deportations

The Latest on a legal challenge to the U.S. government's plan to deport 1,400 Iraqi nationals : ___ 9:45 p.m. A federal judge in Detroit has barred the … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

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