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  • VW workers' vote tells UAW it needs a better sales pitch

    The United Auto Workers' failure to organize workers at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., last week led its supporters to complain bitterly about their opponents' tactics, and particularly the rhetoric and threats by some state Republican leaders....
  • Speaking of Sports

     
    The Detroit Free Press reports: (University of Michigan football coach) Brady Hoke likely will be getting a new title: J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Head Football Coach. The Harris family is donating $10 million to endow the position and......
  • Should Rembrandt, Van Gogh help bail out a bankrupt Detroit?

    Should Rembrandt, Van Gogh help bail out a bankrupt Detroit?
    DETROIT — The Christie's appraisers enter on Mondays, when the museum is closed, and either inspect what's on the walls or ask to see some of the thousands of works not on display, sometimes sending Detroit Institute of Arts technicians on half-...
  • Foundations pledge $330 million to prevent sale of Detroit museum art

    In an attempt to save the Detroit Institute of Arts from being crippled or destroyed by its city's epic bankruptcy, nine local and national charitable foundations have pledged $330 million to spare the museum from having artworks sold to help prop up...
  • MSU recruit Jayru Campbell accused of attacking security guard [Video]

    MSU recruit Jayru Campbell accused of attacking security guard [Video]
    Michigan State recruit Jayru Campbell has been arrested after allegedly body-slamming a security guard at Cass Tech High in Detroit, according to multiple media reports. The incident is receiving a lot of attention not only because of the high school...
  • Mike Ditka calls a cold-weather Super Bowl 'stupid'

    Mike Ditka calls a cold-weather Super Bowl 'stupid'
    Mike Ditka has weighed in on the upcoming outdoor Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., and he didn't mince words. The Hall of Fame player who spent much of his career playing big games in cold, inclement weather said planning the...
  • 'Rape insurance,' a new front in the GOP's clueless 'war on women'

    Rape insurance? Is that really a thing? Well, yes, though the anti-abortion legislators in Michigan who passed a law Wednesday making it necessary don’t really call it that. They call it the “Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act.”...
  • Corolla tries to catch up with younger buyers

    Corolla tries to catch up with younger buyers
    Toyota has sold 40 million Corollas, but the company is neither satisfied nor comfortable. Looking over its shoulder at stylish challengers like the Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra and Ford Focus, Toyota set out to broaden the Corolla's appeal for 2014. The...
  • 9 shot, at least 2 dead in Detroit

    Nine people were shot in a barbershop in east Detroit on Wednesday night, and at least two of them have been confirmed dead, police said. The shooting happened about 6 p.m. at Rockie's Barbershop onĀ East Seven Mile, according to the Detroit Free Press....
  • Chevy Corvette has major advantages over Chrysler's Viper

    Chevy Corvette has major advantages over Chrysler's Viper
    It's no shock that sales of Chrysler's new Viper are a fraction of Chevrolet Corvette's. The differences between Viper and 'Vette are profound, and they say a lot about conditions at Chrysler and General Motors when the companies developed America's top...
  • What's next in the racially charged Renisha McBride shooting case?

    Michigan prosecutors in the Renisha McBride shooting case, which is becoming the latest example of questions about race and guns, are reviewing whether to charge a white man who fatally shot McBride, a black woman who was reportedly seeking help after a...
  • Ford Fiesta ST takes the pole among sporty subcompacts

    Ford Fiesta ST takes the pole among sporty subcompacts
    With any luck, the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST performance subcompact will start a race. Not a street race. That would be wrong, as the Barenaked Ladies might admonish with utmost seriousness. I'm hoping for a race among other automakers to develop their own fast...