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  • Concept Cars Make Big Splash at Shanghai Motor Show

     
    On April 20, the 2013 Shanghai motor show kicked off. As The Detroit Free Press puts it, the event served up a high-decibel dosage of fashion, sports and music (oh, and cars) to some 10,000 journalists. More than 100 automakers......
  • Daily News Briefs: July 30, 2012

     
    The rodents return: Kia will launch another iteration of its well-received hamster ads, which have appeared in everything from urban centers to robot wars, to shill the popular Soul hatchback. Automotive News cited Korean executives last week saying the...
  • Daily News Briefs: July 24, 2012

     
    How is the EPA gas mileage on that new car's window sticker determined? It's a complex system, and federal regulators verify just 15% of the ratings, the Detroit Free Press reports. At its Michigan laboratories, the EPA checks between 150......
  • Jeep Liberty Ends Production Next Week

     
    The Toledo, Ohio, plant that assembles the Jeep Liberty will go idle next week and not resume its SUV operations until 2013 with an all-new replacement. During that time the plant will undergo $500 million in upgrades and an expansion,......
  • Michigan governor vetoes guns-in-schools bill

     
    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder this afternoon vetoed a bill which would have allowed concealed weapons in schools, day care centers, churches and stadiums, the Detroit Free Press is reporting. Snyder's decision comes on the heels of the murder of 20  school...
  • 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Missed Super Bowl Halftime Show

     
    If the cameo reunion of Destiny's Child didn't surprise you enough, Super Bowl XLVII's halftime show was supposed to have another stunner: the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette. The Detroit News reports producers approached GM about including the seventh-generation...
  • Perfect suckers for the Bears

    Perfect suckers for the Bears
    If the Bears can’t play the Cardinals again, then they get perhaps the best opponent for their half of a must-win/then-pray Sunday to decide their postseason fate. I mean, do you know how bad the Lions are? Bad enough to lose 38-10 to the...
  • Ranked No. 1 nationally in 2008, Florida's Caladesi Beach's beginning to draw raves and tourists

    Ranked No. 1 nationally in 2008, Florida's Caladesi Beach's beginning to draw raves and tourists
    Caladesi beach is a secret getaway in Florida, an undiscovered gem. That's what I wanted to tell you, but honestly, I can't. Why? The secret's out. Way out. Since Caladesi Island State Park beach near Tampa/St. Petersburg was named the best beach in...
  • Free Press Praises GR As "A Get-It-Done Kind Of Place"

    Free Press Praises GR As "A Get-It-Done Kind Of Place"
    A Detroit Free Press columnist today hailed Grand Rapids as "a get-it-done kind of place." Ron Dzwonkowski's column was headlined "Grand Rapids Is A Model Of Progress." In it, he praised the city for its $27 million Grand River restoration project and...
  • Even with its namesake glaciers receding, national park is magnificent

    Even with its namesake glaciers receding, national park is magnificent
    "Climate Change Could Destroy Glacier National Park" - recent headline --- GLACIER NATIONAL PARK - Lest you panic and picture Glacier National Park sprouting palm trees and reinventing itself as the Florida of northwest Montana, here's a big secret....
  • Make fire and eat cattails at outdoor skills camp

    Make fire and eat cattails at outdoor skills camp
    MIKADO, Mich. - One dumb camper - me - left a tent pole at home. No problem for Jim Miller, owner of Willow Winds. He cut the trunk of a young tamarack, bent it into an arc, sharpened each end and, voila! Nature's tent pole. It's not that someone else...
  • Dramatic medical rescue from Antarctic station a success

    Dramatic medical rescue from Antarctic station a success
    A dramatic medical evacuation mission played out Thursday as an aircraft picked up a patient from a research station in Antarctica, landing on a ice runway during a narrow window of "twilight" in the continent's dark winter. While officials apparently...