Detroit

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Ford is pumping $350 million into a plant outside of Detroit where a new transmission for fuel-efficient vehicles will be built.

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The Michigan Senate has approved 15-year prison terms for parents and doctors involved in the genital mutilation of children, in response to a Detroit-area doctor recently indicted in such a case.

Detroit teachers
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The union that represents Detroit teachers says it wants to continue negotiations after its executive board rejected a tentative contract agreement with the city's public school district.

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Authorities say a professor at Oakland University provided drugs to students at his home in suburban Detroit.

The Oakland Press of Pontiac reports (http://bit.ly/2qVph0n ) Joseph Schiele taught business classes at the Detroit-area school prior to his arrest in February and faces charges including possession, delivery and manufacture of controlled substances. He's also charged with maintaining a drug house.

Schiele appeared Monday at Oakland County Circuit Court in Pontiac and has a June 12 pretrial hearing.

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"Pathways to Prison" airs Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. on WKAR-TV. It takes an in-depth look at several reasons that lead to 41,000 people incarcerated in Michigan, the most in the midwest. 


Detroit skyline
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Agreement with state saves Detroit schools from closure. 

Current Sports | March 10, 2017

Mar 10, 2017
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Claressa Shields; MSU Men's Basketball; Michigan Men's Basketball; Connor Clark; Big Ten Tournament; Kirk Cousins; Washington Redskins; Josh Jackson; NFL Free Agency 


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Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert has his eyes on Detroit's skyline and plans to erect what would be the city's tallest building.

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Massive Macomb sinkhole will require high cost repairs

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Auto makers look to past for concept car inspiration

Takata's defective air bags have made headlines in recent years.  Now, a plea deal has led to fines and more.

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Veterans in Michigan will see new services in the state's two largest cities. Federal funding is still awaited.

The six faith leaders President-elect Donald Trump has invited to pray at his inauguration come from diverse backgrounds, but they have something in common: All have personal ties to Trump or his family or have in some way signaled their approval of him, his politics or his wealth.

Current Sports | January 4, 2017

Jan 4, 2017

Jim Caldwell to coach Detroit Lions next season; PJ Fleck; Anthony Ianni and MSU men's basketball


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A Detroit non-profit is getting national attention with the innovative way they are caring for and employing the homeless. We find out about The Empowerment Plan.


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