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Detroit's high-paying jobs are following wherever tech companies go.

Over the weekend, a nonprofit called Detroit Future City released a report titled “139 Square Miles,” detailing changes in Detroit's population, jobs, economy, neighborhoods, and housing market. While Detroit's economy shows promising signs of revival, much of it is clustered in the areas where tech companies ...

- VentureBeat - US

'Embarrassed' Voters in Midwest States Rate President's Conduct.

In Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, a majority of registered voters give President Trump's job approval a negative number and say they are 'embarrassed' by his conduct.

- Yahoo! News - US

African-Americans fighting fascism and racism, from WWII to Charlottesville.

Tuskegee Airmen and P-47. San Diego Air & Space Museum ArchivesIn July 1943, one month after a race riot shook Detroit, Vice President Henry Wallace spoke to a crowd of union workers and civic groups: We cannot fight to crush Nazi brutality abroad and condone race riots at home. Those who fan the fires of racial clashes for ...

- The Conversation - UK

'They see him as their human molotov cocktail': Michael Moore tells Colbert why he knew Trump would win.

Documentary filmmaker and Michigan native Michael Moore was perhaps one of the only people who correctly predicted that Donald Trump would defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016. On Monday, he shrugged off a sarcastic congratulations from Late Show host Stephen Colbert, and explained how he knew America's ...

- The Raw Story - US

Swastikas and anti-Semitic slurs found in Michigan park.

, Swastikas and anti-Semitic and racial slurs were discovered in a skate park in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Veteran's Memorial Park was closed for several hours on Friday after the 15 swastikas and slurs, which included Jews die' and Free USA,' were discovered, according to local reports citing the Ann Arbor Parks and ...

- JTA - US

Builder's trials completed on Freedom-class LCS Little Rock.

Builder's trials have been completed on the future Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship USS Little Rock in Lake Michigan by a team from Lockheed Martin.

- UPI - US

Dem Sen Kaine: Virginia State Gov't Elections 'Will Be a Bellwether for 2018'.

Monday on MSNBC's “Morning Joe,” Sen. Tim Kaine urged voters to watch this year's elections in his home state of Virginia, which he said would be a bellwether for 2018. According to Kaine, more Democratic voters participated in that state's primary than Republicans, a sign he argued was positive for his party. ...

- Breitbart - US

Insider Q&A: General Motors learning the rental business.

DETROIT " General Motors Co. started its car-sharing service, Maven, just over a year ago, placing Chevrolets and Cadillacs in New York apartment buildings for occupants to rent.Since then, the service has grown exponentially....

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

When the sun goes dark: 5 questions answered about the solar eclipse.

Editor's note: A total solar eclipse will be visible across the U.S. on Monday, August 21. Shannon Schmoll, director of the Abrams Planetarium at Michigan State University, explains why and how it happens, and what we can learn from an eclipse. How do we know when an eclipse is going to happen? How ...

- The Raw Story - US

WATCH: Trump returns to White House with waning support in 3 key states.

President Trump got low approval ratings in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin in a new poll conducted after the events in Charlottesville and he will unveil a new military strategy for Afghanistan in an address tonight.

- ABC News - US

Swastikas, anti-Semitic slurs, found in Michigan park.

Authorities discover swastikas, 'Jews die' graffiti in Michigan skate park.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Swastikas, anti-Semitic slurs, found in Michigan park

, Swastikas and anti-Semitic and racial slurs were discovered in a skate park in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Veteran's Memorial Park was closed for several hours on Friday after the 15 swastikas and slurs including Jews die' and Free USA' were discovered, according to local reports citing the Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation ...

- JTA - US

Maeda comes unglued in sixth against Tigers

Kenta Maeda was outperformed by former Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander in a heated pitchers' duel as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Mother Clings to Dying Daughter After Overdose

Seven years of addiction, five overdoses, several detoxes, and giving up her son to adoptive parents didn't prove to be enough to help 22-year-old Elaina Towery kick her heroin habit, reports the New York Daily News . Towery, of Howell, Mich., was found slumped over in a Burger King bathroom last...

- Newser - US

Ryu Hyun-jin Pitches 5 Scoreless Innings Against Detroit Tigers

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitched five scoreless innings in an away game against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday, but ended the game with a no-decision as the Dodgers didn't get on the scoreboard until the seventh inning.Ryu, who is gaining momentum after his shoulder surgery, has now p...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Michigan man given probation for threats to kill children, Jews

Suspect threatened to commit mass shootings against Jews and children, given 2 years probation.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Michigan man sentenced to probation for threatening to kill children and Jews

, A Michigan man who used Twitter to threaten to kill children and Jews in mass shooting attacks was sentenced to two years of probation. A judge in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Thursday gave David Lenio, 29, the probation sentence after giving him credit for the four months he served in jail after his...

- JTA - US

Latest Protesters: MLB Umpires

Major League Baseball umpires wore white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting "abusive player behavior" after Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez, in which he called him a bad umpire who "just needs to go away." "The Office...

- Newser - US

The quest for automotive super glue

Researchers at Michigan State University and the American Chemistry Council's automotive group say they have developed a breakthrough in bonding mixed materials.

- Automotive News - US

The week at progressive state blogs: David Duke emerges; stifling dissent; bothsiderism everywhere

This week at progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Here is the August 12 edition. Inclusion of a blog post does not necessarily indicate my agreement with—or endorsement of—its contents. At Eclectablog of Michigan, Chris ...

- Daily Kos - US

Trey Songz pleads guilty to misdemeanors in Detroit police clash

Singer Trey Songz pleaded guilty to a pair of misdemeanors following a clash with police after a concert in Detroit.

- UPI - US

Michigan's Fox Motors acquires Ann Arbor Automotive

Michigan's Fox Motors Group acquired Ann Arbor Automotive Inc. of Ann Arbor, Mich., and its Acura, Hyundai and Nissan dealerships.

- Automotive News - US

No sanctions for Detroit jail's group strip searches: court

- The Wayne County jail in downtown Detroit is not liable to inmates who were subjected to group strip searches when the number of inmates awaiting processing made individual searches impractical, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.

- Reuters - US

US: Bannon's Exit Opens Door for Policy Reversals

– The Trump administration should use the announced departure of Stephen Bannon as chief White House strategist to quickly distance its civil rights and immigration policies from white nationalist politics, Human Rights Watch said today. The White House announced that Chief of Staff John Kelly and Bannon have mutually ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

How US companies, universities, and cities put up a united front against white nationalist rhetoric

Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesWhile President Donald Trump spent the week generating goodwill among the varied white nationalist groups that descended on Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend, a wide swath of corporations, universities and localities was pushing back against them. PayPal, Patreon, Facebook, Squarespace, ...

- Business Insider - US

U.S. prosecutors recommend three years in prison for VW engineer Liang

DETROIT - Federal prosecutors on Friday recommended a three-year prison sentence for Volkswagen AG engineer James Liang for his role in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $25 billion.

- Reuters - US

'Jenny Jones' killer to be released from prison

A Michigan man convicted in the 1995 murder of another man who expressed romantic interest in him on national television is expected to be released from prison.

- FOX News - US

The Latest: Activist loses citizenship, will be deported

DETROIT " The Latest on the sentencing for a Chicago Palestinian activist who didn't disclose her convictions for bombings in Jerusalem when she became a U.S. citizen :___4:45 p.m.A judge has revoked the...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

No sanctions for Detroit jail's group strip searches: court

By a 2-1 vote, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati rejected claims that the county and a jail deputy should have known the searches were unreasonable, and violated inmates' constitutional rights under the Fourth Amendment. Amanda Sumpter sued over three searches conducted by the female deputy that she found ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Showbiz Minute: Perry, Franklin, Tyler

Katy Perry changes tour dates due to "production delays;" Aretha Franklin set to move back to Detroit for retirement; Bonnie Tyler to sing "Total Eclipse" hit during eclipse.         

- USA TODAY - US

Palestinian ex-terrorist deported from US for lying on citizenship application

– A Palestinian who lied about her involvement in terrorist attacks was ordered to be deported for illegally obtaining her citizenship from the United States, where she has lived for 22 years. On Thursday, a U.S. federal court in Detroit ordered Rasmea Odeh's deportation, citing her admission to lying on her citizenship ...

- JTA - US

Hamburg's Bundesliga kickoff marred by investor's public criticism

New season, new trouble at HSV. Klaus-Michael Kühne, HSV's biggest single shareholder, voiced his displeasure of decisions made by the club's staff. His quotes are bound to shake the club.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Asian carp found near Lake Michigan got past barriers

Officials say an Asian carp found in a Chicago waterway this summer apparently got past an electric barrier system intended to prevent the invasive fish from reaching the Great Lakes.

- FOX News - US

White Nationalists Are Feeling The Squeeze After Charlottesville Backlash

While President Donald Trump spent the week generating goodwill among the varied white nationalist groups that descended on Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend, a wide swath of corporations, universities and localities were pushing back against them. PayPal, Patreon, Facebook, Squarespace, Spotify, Google, ...

- TPM News - US

Betsy DeVos decries 'racial bigots' in white nationalist movement

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday denounced white nationalists involved in violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Va., calling them “racial bigots” and saying their views are “totally abhorrent to the American ideal.” DeVos, a former Michigan Re...

- The Raw Story - US

Ford to pay up to $10.1M to settle harassment allegations

DEARBORN, Mich. " Ford Motor Co. has agreed to pay up to $10.1 million to settle sexual and racial harassment allegations by workers at two Chicago-area plants.The settlement announced this week follows an investigation by...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Film Review: 'Shot Caller'

More than just another generic prison drama, Ric Roman Waugh's serious-minded crime thriller navigates the hierarchy of power behind bars.

- Variety - US

Kaper-Dale Campaign Protests NJ Water Crisis

Green Party of the USOn Wednesday, August 16th, the Kaper-Dale for Governor campaign announced that Milltown and Newark, two New Jersey cities, have equal to or higher water lead toxicity levels than Flint, Michigan.

- Common Dreams - US

Sentence next for Chicago activist with US immigration crime

DETROIT " A Palestinian activist from Chicago is returning to Detroit for a final court hearing before she's eventually deported for concealing her convictions in two Jerusalem bombings.Rasmea Odeh admits that she...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Detroit 3 to tout performance and vintage cars at Woodward Dream Cruise

Ford, Chevy and Dodge will turn to the Woodward Dream Cruise, a classic-car celebration in suburban Detroit, on Saturday to generate some marketing buzz on their offerings.

- Automotive News - US

Acclaimed modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts dies at 92

Gunnar Birkerts, an internationally acclaimed modernist architect who designed buildings including the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York, and the University of Michigan Law Library, has died. He was 92.

- WRAL.com - US

Acclaimed modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts dies at 92

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Gunnar Birkerts, an internationally acclaimed modernist architect who designed buildings including the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York, and the University of Michigan Law Library, has died. He…

- Billings Gazette - US

How 'temporary urbanism' can transform struggling industrial towns

The city of Dortmund is seeking citizens' input on plans for this 44-hectare brownfield site of Hoesch Spundwand und Profil in Dortmund. Robing Chang, Author providedWhat will become of manufacturing towns in a post-industrial world? From the Ruhr region of Germany to the American Rust Belt', once-prosperous factory cities ...

- The Conversation - UK

Trio in car nabbed after drone drops cellphone, drugs into Michigan prison yard

Michigan prison officials say three people have been arrested after trying to use a drone to smuggle a cellphone and drugs into a prison.Michigan Department ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Michigan man in 1995 'Jenny Jones Show' murder case to be released from prison

A Michigan man convicted in the 1995 murder of another man who expressed romantic interest in him on national television is expected to be released from prison. Jonathan Schmitz was 24 years old when his acquaintance Scott Amedure, 32, revealed he was romantically interested in him during a taping...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin moving back to Detroit

DETROIT, Aug 18 — Aretha Franklin, who has reigned as the Queen of Soul for some 50 years, has announced plans to return to her hometown of Detroit and open a nightclub. The chart-toping Motown legend will not have to travel far: she...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Michigan State is 3rd university this week to turn down Richard Spencer event

First TAMU. Then UF. Now MSU.         

- USA TODAY - US

3 arrested after drone drops cellphone, drugs to prison yard 

Michigan prison officials say three people have been arrested after trying to use a drone to smuggle a cellphone and drugs into a prison. The post 3 arrested after drone drops cellphone, drugs to prison yard  appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

'I'm not a Nazi': Michigan bar owner facing public backlash over Facebook posts he says were 'bad humor'

The owner of a bar in Kalamazoo, MI is upset over a public backlash against pro-Nazi posts he placed on social media but now dismisses as a “bad joke.” “The public is crucifying me,” complained Aaron VanArsdale, the owner of Craft Draft 2 Go, which WWMT Channel 3reported was ...

- The Raw Story - US

Detroit director Kathryn Bigelow urges race talks

The director of a film about the 1967 riots says she wants to meet racism "head-on.

- BBC - UK

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