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Elderly couple on wrong flight; end up in NY, not Michigan.

A 96-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man were wheeled to the wrong gate at a South Florida airport and ended up on a flight to upstate New York instead of Michigan.

- FOX News - US

Elderly couple on wrong flight; end up in NY, not Michigan.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A 96-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man were wheeled to the wrong gate at a South Florida airport and ended up on a flight to upstate New York instead of Michigan.

- Billings Gazette - US

University of Michigan student rips apart the smug liberal echo chamber on campus.

Wikimedia CommonsThis story originally appeared in the Michigan Daily. Within the fortified liberal bastion that is Ann Arbor, there exists an environment uniquely designed for the progressive students who populate campus. Here, the most liberal of beliefs can be resounded within Ann Arbor's echo chamber that makes this ...

- Business Insider - US

Two years after Detroit siblings found in freezer, abused children have hope.

The children who survived a home filled with abuse have a new outlook for the future.         

- USA TODAY - US

Tigers' Martinez out with foot injury.

Detroit Tigers right fielder J.D. Martinez is expected to miss the beginning of the season with a right foot injury. Martinez sprained his foot last weekend, and manager Brad Ausmus told reporters Friday he is expected to be out three to four weeks. The injury is an early blow to a Detroit team that was The post Tigers' ...

- The Japan Times - JP

VW's temporary Michigan home for diesel vehicles flagged for local violation.

VW's efforts to put its diesel emissions violations behind it hit a minor speed bump this week when a Michigan city filed a lawsuit against the owners of the dilapidated Pontiac Silverdome, where thousands of VW diesel models are being stored...

- Automotive News - US

Detroit Argues Dogs Killed in Drug Raid Were 'Contraband' Because They Were Unlicensed.

Sorry, Detroit says, no Fourth Amendment protections against police shooting your dog if it's not licensed.

- Reason.com - US

WATCH: Xavier scores huge 'Sweet 16' upset.

11th seeded Xavier upset number two seed University of Arizona while Oregon topped Michigan to advance to the Elite 8 along with Kansas and Gonzaga.

- ABC News - US

Congresswoman unloads on Trumpcare: Don't make Americans choose 'between bankruptcy and death'.

The House came together on Friday to debate and vote on the GOP's American Health Care Act as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act. Michigan State Rep. Debbie Dingell presented a scathing attack of the Republican healthcare bill, noting it “will take us back in our nation'...

- The Raw Story - US

USS Detroit completes combat qualification tests.

U.S. Navy sailors recently completed the branch's mandated Combat System Ship Qualification Trials aboard the littoral combat ship USS Detroit.

- UPI - US

Feds close probe of Ford SUV door ajar lights without recall.

DETROIT " U.S. safety regulators have decided not to seek a recall after investigating complaints that door ajar warning lights won't turn off on thousands of Ford SUVs.The probe began in September and found nearly 2,700 complaints...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Dirty VW diesels sit in parking-lot limbo in Pontiac, Michigan

Filed under: Government/Legal,Volkswagen,United States,Diesel And now the owners of the stadium where the cars are being held is in legal trouble.Continue reading Dirty VW diesels sit in parking-lot limbo in Pontiac, Michigan Dirty VW diesels sit in parking-lot limbo in Pontiac, Michigan originally appeared on Autoblog on ...

- Autoblog - US

Lawyer: Man charged in Detroit cop shootings is 'delusional'

DETROIT — A lawyer is raising questions about the mental health of a man charged with shooting two Detroit police officers and suspected of...

- Townhall.com - US

There's a Chipotle index that reveals which cities pay the most for burritos

Flickr/b-dussChipotle burritos may taste the same across the US — but they aren't priced equally. The Chipotle Index, created by Michael Mattheakis, a computer science student at the University of Michigan, allows you to compare the cost of a chicken burrito at your local store to prices nationwide. For example, a burrito ...

- Business Insider - US

Wild tale of March Madness wager

Michigan's loss to Oregon has saved a Las Vegas casino owner $1 million. Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta personally approved a $12,500 bet on Michigan at 80-to-1 odds from Derek Stevens, who owns The D casino. Oregon beat Michigan 69-68 to move on to the Elite Eight. The payout if Michigan had won the NCAA The ...

- The Japan Times - JP

New campaign highlights Catholic services in Michigan

Detroit, Mich., Mar 24, 2017 / 12:14 am .- A new television ad campaign launched by the Michigan Catholic Conference is featuring commercials that spotlight the hand of the Catholic Church in health, education, and charitable systems throughout the state. “The Catholic Church is the largest provider of social ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Michigan's Eloquent Man on the Right

A conservative lieutenant governor grapples with his administration's mixed legacy.

- OZY - US

Michigan graduation, dropout rates don't change much

- Education Week - US

Plan to Shut Detroit's Failing Schools Reveals Lack of Options

Long frustrated by failed efforts to turn around Michigan's worst public schools, top Republican officials in the state decided it was time for a drastic measure: shut down 38 schools that were ranked continually in the bottom 5 percent statewide and shift their students to better options elsewhere.

- Education Week - US

The lead poisoning of Flint’s children pales in comparison to rates found in parts of California.

In one section of Fresno, the rate of childhood lead poisoning is nearly three times higher than in the Michigan city.

- Grist Magazine - US

Vegas casino owner no longer has to sweat $1M payout

Michigan's loss to Oregon has saved a Las Vegas casino owner $1 million. Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta personally approved a $12,500 bet on Michigan at 80-to-1 odds from Derek … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Bye, Michigan _ time for new lovable underdogs Xavier, SC

Thanks, Michigan. It was fun while it lasted. So who's going to be the lovable underdog in the NCAA Tournament now? Take your pick: Xavier or South Carolina. The Musketeers … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Watch Workflow's original pitch in 2014

Workflow, the well liked automation app that Apple just picked up through an acquisition, got its start in 2014 at a hackathon in Michigan, of all places. Nick Frey, Conrad Kramer, Veeral Patel, and Ari Weinstein built the app in January 2014, for a Major League Hacking student member hackathon hosted by the University of

- VentureBeat - US

VW's temporary Michigan home for diesel vehicles flagged for local violation

VW's efforts to put its diesel emissions violations behind it hit a minor speed bump this week when a Michigan city filed a lawsuit against the owners of the dilapidated Pontiac Silverdome, where thousands of VW diesel models are being stored after...

- Automotive News - US

Bye, Michigan _ time for new lovable underdogs Xavier, SC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Thanks, Michigan. It was fun while it lasted.So who's going to be the lovable underdog in the NCAA Tournament now?Take...

- Townhall.com - US

Iraqi-American composer musically translates wartime letters

DEARBORN, Mich. — Rahim AlHaj cried every time he read the letters of eight Iraqis sharing personal, harrowing tales of love, loss and hope in wartime since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. Rather than retreat, the Iraqi-American composer and musician…

- Billings Gazette - US

Vegas casino owner no longer has to sweat $1M payout

LAS VEGAS — Michigan's loss to Oregon has saved a Las Vegas casino owner $1 million.

- Billings Gazette - US

The Porsche Macan GTS is a great way to get to a winter rally

Filed under: Reviews,Motorsports,Porsche,Crossover,Performance We took one to Sno Drift in Northern Michigan.Continue reading The Porsche Macan GTS is a great way to get to a winter rally The Porsche Macan GTS is a great way to get to a winter rally originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:00:00 EDT. Please ...

- Autoblog - US

'New Detroit' report: 'Cheap wages, little training, crushed limbs'

Filed under: Government/Legal,Read This OSHA reports reveal higher injury rates than in plants in the North.Continue reading 'New Detroit' report: 'Cheap wages, little training, crushed limbs' 'New Detroit' report: 'Cheap wages, little training, crushed limbs' originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:55:00 ...

- Autoblog - US

Ford warns profits set to fall as sales slow

Detroit carmaker ramps up investments in new technology including driverless cars

- Financial Times - US

March Madness basketball resumes with Sweet 16 play

The NCAA men's basketball tournament resumes Thursday with the regional semifinal games of the Sweet 16. Kicking the round off are the semifinal games for the Midwest and West regions. In the Midwest, No. 3 Oregon and No. 7 Michigan face off at 7:09 p.m. ET in a clash of high-octane offenses. Later, the 9:39 p.m. ET matchup ...

- The Week - US

'You are spewing Republican talking points!': Ex-Michigan Gov smacks down Rick Santorum on healthcare

During an AC360 panel with CNN host Anderson Cooper, political analyst Gloria Borger laid out some of the differences between passing Obamacare 7 years ago and passing the proposed bill to replace it now. “What's different from seven years ago is that you're taking things away from...

- The Raw Story - US

The best photos from the NCAA Tournament so far

Thearon W. Henderson:Getty The second weekend of March Madness action begins on Thursday night, and before we know it there will be just four teams remaining in the entire tournament. Chances are, your bracket is busted. But that's ok! Once your bracket is ruined, the only thing you have to worry about is enjoying the ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump's auto review may only slow march to better fuel efficiency

DETROIT - When U.S. President Donald Trump announced a review last week of tough Obama-era vehicle emissions and fuel-efficiency standards, he proclaimed that the "assault on the American auto industry is over."

- Reuters - US

Iraqi-American composer musically translates wartime letters

DEARBORN, Mich. " Rahim AlHaj cried every time he read the letters of eight Iraqis sharing personal, harrowing tales of love, loss and hope in wartime since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. Rather than retreat, the Iraqi-American...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

How to Watch Michigan vs. Oregon Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament Live Stream Online

Here's how to watch the Michigan vs. Oregon Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament game live stream online.

- Mediaite - US

Activist who didn't divulge Israel bombings will leave US

DETROIT " A Chicago Palestinian activist who didn't disclose her time in an Israeli prison when she got U.S. citizenship has agreed to plead guilty and leave the country.Rasmea Odeh was scheduled to face a second...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Dozens of California communities are seeing patterns of lead poisoning that rival Flint

Thomson ReutersNEW YORK — Dozens of California communities have experienced recent rates of childhood lead poisoning that surpass those of Flint, Michigan, with one Fresno locale showing rates nearly three times higher, blood testing data obtained by Reuters shows. The data shows how lead poisoning affects even a state ...

- Business Insider - US

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Michigan's legendary Fab 5 team

APFew teams in any sport have made such a lasting impact as the "Fab Five" Michigan teams did on basketball on all levels. Comprised of some of the top recruits in the U.S., the group came together in the 1991-92 season and turned college basketball upside down with their athleticism, flashy play, swagger, and fashion ...

- Business Insider - US

The 20 best photos from the opening week of March Madness

Thearon W. Henderson:Getty The second weekend of March Madness action begins on Thursday night, and before we know it there will be just four teams remaining in the entire tournament. Chances are, your bracket is busted. But that's ok! Once your bracket is ruined, the only thing you have to worry about is enjoying the ...

- Business Insider - US

WWII vet wins $300,000 lottery for 94th birthday

A World War II veteran receiving the birthday present of a lifetime when he won $300,000 in the Michigan Lottery.

- FOX News - US

Detroit man: 'I didn't murder nobody' in fire that killed 5

A man accused of setting a fire that killed five people in Detroit is denying the allegations and will be examined to determine whether he understands the murder charges against him.

- FOX News - US

The syrupy sweet tale of the Pink Cadillac Margarita

Filed under: Etc.,Cadillac The mysterious origins of this suspiciously pink drink have surprisingly little to do with Detroit.Continue reading The syrupy sweet tale of the Pink Cadillac Margarita The syrupy sweet tale of the Pink Cadillac Margarita originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:28:00 EDT. Please see ...

- Autoblog - US

Subject Of 'Frozen Trucker' Case: It's 'Surreal' To Be Topic Of SCOTUS Nomination Hearing

DETROIT — During Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's Senate confirmation hearings, one case came up repeatedly: A truck driver was fired for leaving his trailer of meat on the side of an Illinois road after breaking down on a frigid night in 2009, fearing he'd freeze to death.

- TPM News - US

Ford expects lower Q1 earnings as spending rises, sales volume drops

DETROIT - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it expects lower earnings per share in the first quarter and lower pretax profit in 2017 due to higher spending on commodities, warranties and investments and a drop in sales volumes especially fleet sales.

- Reuters - US

Meijer Gardens plans new attractions, $115M in fundraising

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in western Michigan is planning a new welcome center, rooftop sculpture garden...

- Townhall.com - US

After Backing Trump, Michigan Considers Its First Muslim Governor

After rebuilding Detroit's health department from scratch, this doctor plans to reshape Michigan.

- OZY - US

Trump's Torrent of Extremism Distracts from Major Issues like Lead Poisoning

Trump's Torrent of Extremism Distracts from Major Issues like Lead PoisoningBy Keith Rushing | Wednesday, March 22, 2017 While the president whips up Category 4 tweetstorms, serious issues like the ongoing lead crisis in Flint, Michigan, and other cities remain unaddressed. Clare Black/CC by 2.0 Nearly two months of ...

- Earthjustice - US

Trucker: 'Surreal' to be topic of Supreme Court nomination

DETROIT — During Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's Senate confirmation hearings, one case came up repeatedly: A truck driver was fired for leaving his trailer of meat on the side of an Illinois road after breaking down on a…

- Billings Gazette - US

Trucker: 'Surreal' to be topic of Supreme Court nomination

DETROIT — A former truck driver fired after leaving his trailer on the side of an Illinois road after breaking down on a frigid 2009 night says it is "surreal" to find his story at the center of confirmation…

- Billings Gazette - US

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