DETROIT | 5 years after declaring bankruptcy, Detroit reborn at a cost

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DETROIT — It’s been five years since Detroit bottomed out after decades of decline, admitting in the largest U.S. Continue reading DETROIT | 5 years after declaring bankruptcy, Detroit reborn at a cost at STL.News.

DETROIT | Ford: Detroit train station key to autonomous vehicle plans

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DETROIT — Bill Ford looks past the tons of paint, plaster and steel needed to remake Detroit’s blighted Michigan Central train station and sees more than just an iconic building in desperate need of a makeover.

DETROIT | Detroit honors Jackson brothers with ceremonial keys to city

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DETROIT (AP) — They didn’t get a street named after them, but they did get the keys to the city. Continue reading DETROIT | Detroit honors Jackson brothers with ceremonial keys to city at STL.News.

DETROIT | Pistons hire Polinsky as director of player personnel

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DETROIT — The Detroit Pistons have hired Gregg Polinsky as director of player personnel. Continue reading DETROIT | Pistons hire Polinsky as director of player personnel at STL.News. The team announced the move Saturday.

DETROIT  | Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

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DETROIT — Marriott International plans to remove plastic straws and drink stirrers from all of its 6,500 hotels and resorts worldwide by next year. Continue reading DETROIT | Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019 at STL.News.

DETROIT | Vacant for decades, Detroit’s train station may get new life

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DETROIT (AP) — The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a hulking embodiment of Detroit’s long decline from America’s manufacturing engine to its biggest municipal bankruptcy.

DETROIT | Iglesias, Martin become US citizens before Tigers game

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DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers blew a three-run lead in the eighth inning and eventually lost on a home run in the ninth. Continue reading DETROIT | Iglesias, Martin become US citizens before Tigers game at STL.News.

DETROIT | Miguel Cabrera leaves game with biceps injury

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DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera left a game Tuesday night against the Minnesota Twins with a left biceps tendon strain. Cabrera left Detroit’s loss April 29 to the Baltimore Orioles with spasms in his left biceps and missed three games.

DETROIT | Business leaders speak out against child separation policy

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DETROIT (AP) — Business leaders are condemning the Trump administration’s decision to separate children from parents who are accused of crossing the border illegally. Continue reading DETROIT | Business leaders speak out against child separation policy at STL.News.

DETROIT | Travel ban ruling stirs dismay among immigrants, advocates

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DETROIT — Maryam Bahramipanah is torn between staying with her husband, who came to Michigan from their native Iran, and returning home to see her mother, who suffered a stroke. Continue reading DETROIT | Travel ban ruling stirs dismay among immigrants, advocates at STL.News.

DETROIT | Power tries for another win at Belle Isle

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DETROIT (AP) — Indianapolis 500 champion Will Power is hoping to keep his winning streak going when he runs in the first of two IndyCar races this weekend at Belle Isle. The first of the Detroit races is Saturday.

DETROIT | Cabrera suffers season-ending injury, Tigers lose to Twins

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DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera ruptured his left biceps tendon Tuesday night, an injury that will sideline the Detroit slugger for the rest of the season, and the Tigers lost 6-4 to the Minnesota Twins.

DETROIT  | Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow

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DETROIT — Most U.S. Continue reading DETROIT | Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow at STL.News. Business Business economists Detroit NABE sales and employment Sara Rutledge Survey of economists TodayNews US

DETROIT | NFL: Patricia’s past not subject to personal conduct policy

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DETROIT (AP) — The NFL has determined sexual assault allegations against Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia from 1996 are not subject to its personal conduct policy. Patricia has said he was falsely accused of allegations that resurfaced in a Detroit News report.

DETROIT | Mother of G League player who died sues NBA, Pistons

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DETROIT (AP) — The mother of a G League player who died in March after collapsing on the court during a game has filed a federal lawsuit accusing the NBA and the Detroit Pistons of negligence. Continue reading DETROIT | Mother of G League player who died sues NBA, Pistons at STL.News.

DETROIT |Zimmermann denies Colon’s history bid, Tigers win 3-1

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DETROIT — Jordan Zimmermann denied Bartolo Colon‘s bid at baseball history, striking out 11 batters in eight innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Friday night. Continue reading DETROIT |Zimmermann denies Colon’s history bid, Tigers win 3-1 at STL.News. Sports Bartolo Colon Colon history bid Detroit Shin-Soo Choo Tigers win 3-1 TodayNews Zimmermann denies

DETROIT | Michigan State trustee calls for school president to resign

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DETROIT — A Michigan State University board trustee is calling for interim school president John Engler to resign immediately, saying the campus crisis related to the disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar will not settle until Engler steps down.

DETROIT | Cano hit by pitch, has fracture on right hand

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DETROIT (AP) — Robinson Cano left Seattle’s game at Detroit in the third inning Sunday with a broken right hand after being hit by a pitch. Continue reading DETROIT | Cano hit by pitch, has fracture on right hand at STL.News.

DETROIT | Pistons land ex-Raptors coach Dwane Casey with 5-year deal

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DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have hired Dwane Casey as their new coach. Continue reading DETROIT | Pistons land ex-Raptors coach Dwane Casey with 5-year deal at STL.News. Sports Detroit Detroit Pistons Dwane Casey NBA Pistons land ex-Raptors The Associated Press TodayNews

DETROIT| Judge sets doubleheader K record as Yanks and Tigers split

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DETROIT — Yankees slugger Aaron Judge became the first player since at least 1920 with eight strikeouts in a doubleheader, including five punchouts in the nightcap as the Detroit Tigers beat New York 4-2 for a day-night split Monday.

DETROIT | Kia recalls over 500K vehicles; air bags may not inflate

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DETROIT (AP) — Kia is recalling over a half-million vehicles in the U.S. Continue reading DETROIT | Kia recalls over 500K vehicles; air bags may not inflate at STL.News. General bag control computer Detroit government documents Hyundai spokesman Sedona minivans TodayNews

DETROIT | The Latest: Marco Andretti wins IndyCar pole at Belle Isle

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DETROIT (AP) — The Latest from Saturday’s IndyCar race at Belle Isle (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Marco Andretti has won his first IndyCar pole since 2013 and will start from the front at Detroit’s Belle Isle.

Detroit: Not the ‘black eye’ of America

Aaron Wolowiec

Since last week’s blog post, the latest story about Detroit’s bankruptcy seems to be the city’s problem with stray dogs. Larry Alexander, president of the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau. So it’s encouraging to hear the excitement about Detroit’s “comeback city campaign.”

DETROIT | GM revs up autonomous car unit and dormant shares fly

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DETROIT (AP) — The Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank will spend $2.25 Continue reading DETROIT | GM revs up autonomous car unit and dormant shares fly at STL.News. billion for a nearly 20 percent stake in General Motors’ autonomous vehicle unit.

DETROIT | Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian but didn’t brake

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DETROIT (AP) — Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but didn’t stop because emergency braking was disabled.

DETROIT  | AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims aren’t quite right

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DETROIT — For years, Tesla has boasted that its cars and SUVs are safer than other vehicles on the roads, and CEO Elon Musk doubled down on the claims in a series of tweets this week. Continue reading DETROIT | AP FACT CHECK: Tesla safety claims aren’t quite right at STL.News.

DETROIT | $500M settlement in Nassar case won’t be shared equally

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DETROIT (AP) — The $500 million settlement between Michigan State University and hundreds of Larry Nassar’s victims will be divided up after weighing many factors, including the date and victim’s age when the sexual assaults occurred and the impact it had on their lives, lawyers say.

DETROIT | Tesla makes 5,000 Model 3s per week, but can it continue?

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DETROIT— Tesla Inc. Continue reading DETROIT | Tesla makes 5,000 Model 3s per week, but can it continue? Business 000 Model 3s CEO Elon Musk's promise Detroit Tesla makes 5 TodayNewsmade 5,031 lower-priced Model 3 electric cars during the last week of June, surpassing its often-missed goal of 5,000 per week. But the company still only managed to crank out an average of 2,198 during the second quarter.

DETROIT | Ford, VW study commercial vehicle alliance that could grow

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DETROIT (AP) — Ford and Volkswagen are exploring joint development of future commercial vehicles in a possible alliance that could lead to cooperation in other areas. Continue reading DETROIT | Ford, VW study commercial vehicle alliance that could grow at STL.News.

DETROIT | Dixon earns first IndyCar win of season

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DETROIT (AP) — Scott Dixon won his 42nd IndyCar race, pulling even with Michael Andretti for third on the career list. Continue reading DETROIT | Dixon earns first IndyCar win of season at STL.News.

DETROIT | 2-way star Ohtani to pitch for Angels vs Tigers on Wednesday

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DETROIT — Shohei Ohtani will make his next start on the mound for the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night against Detroit. Continue reading DETROIT | 2-way star Ohtani to pitch for Angels vs Tigers on Wednesday at STL.News.

Knight Foundation Boosts Funding for Local Journalism in Detroit Area

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The foundation, through its investments in the Detroit Journalism Cooperative and the Detroit Journalism Engagement Fund, will commit $1.8 Detroit is still on the comeback trail—and that includes its media outlets, too.

Motown magic continues to attract business

Aaron Wolowiec

Detroit’s Cobo Center. I’m sure I can speak for my fellow Michiganders: We’ve watched with heartbreak as Detroit, once the most prosperous city in the country, has struggled to financially support its declining population. 8-11 at Detroit’s Cobo Center.

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Connected in every way imaginable

Aaron Wolowiec

I swam in the hallways of the Detroit Convention Center looking for the correct bus back to one of the many host hotels while trying to network, build business leads and learn about association trends. Detroit served as the icebreaker and Matt Chung was our official tour guide.

DETROIT | Ex-trainer in sex assault had prominent USA Gymnastics roles

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DETROIT — A former trainer who was charged Friday with sexual assault at the famed Karolyi gymnastics ranch in Texas had various roles in training programs, according to information on USA Gymnastics’ website. Continue reading DETROIT | Ex-trainer in sex assault had prominent USA Gymnastics roles at STL.News.

With New Name, Detroit Sports Media Group Makes a Pitch for New Members

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Long the home for TV and radio journalists, the Motor City group now welcomes sports journalists across media and will boost initiatives to support emerging professionals aspiring to cover Detroit’s sports scene.

How Detroit Got Its Groove Back

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The city’s convention and visitors bureau announced hotel and convention bookings are up significantly for the next two years—the result of a hard-fought effort to elevate Detroit’s image. We had to work extremely hard to convince customers that Detroit is operating and is suitable for major conventions. Detroit may be dealing with bankruptcy , but you wouldn’t know it by looking at its convention and hotel room bookings for the next couple of years.

Tuesday Buzz: Getting Ready for Detroit

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Some of the most informative guides you can find ahead of the 2015 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition, taking place in Detroit this weekend. You may have heard that the 2015 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition is taking over Detroit this weekend.

JPMorgan Chase Gives Major Boost to Detroit Nonprofits

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Meet In Motor City The association community will get a glimpse of just how far Detroit has come in the last few years when members of the industry gather for ASAE’s 2015 Annual Meeting and Exposition, taking place August 8 to11.

Detroit Metro CVB: Bankruptcy Won’t Affect Conferences

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$ 12B The amount of private-sector investment that Detroit Chamber of Commerce CEO Sandy Baruah says has been infused into the city’s economy in the past five years, creating 12,000 new jobs. In 2015, ASAE will hold its Annual Meeting & Exposition in Detroit.

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