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Jacques: Why the freakout over charter leader?
Graham: Oscars game of hopscotch continues
The Academy Awards are in a mess of trouble, and the hole keeps getting deeper
by Adam Graham | 1 day ago
Finley: A service worthy of an American hero
John Dingell, the longest serving congressman in United States history, and one of its best, was first a soldier.
by Nolan Finley | 1 day ago
Howes: Amazon can’t get what it wants in NYC
On closer examination, at least one town that made it to the finals took a closer look and said, 'no thanks' to the online retail giant's HQ2 offer.Daniel Howes
| 2 days ago
Bennett: Covenant House inspires Angela Grovey
Also Marc Jacobs pairing with Bedrock Manufacturing for new watch line; Dining hotspot Bella Piatti toasts six years of service
by Chuck Bennett | 2 days ago
Howes: GM leaders morph to meet tech challenge
Manufacturing, software, safety and cyber-security threats are converging on self-driving cars, presenting strategic and systems challenges.Daniel Howes
| 3 days ago
Payne: Hawaii-inspired Hyundai Kona EV meets winter
Hyundai Kona EV is named after a Hawaiian region, but in the Detroit winter, its battery range is a long way from the Pacific's warm beaches
by Henry Payne | 3 days ago
Jacques: Before ‘free’ college, fix the schools
Jacques writes: "It’s becoming all too common for Democrats to tote promises of government giveaways, from education to health care."
by Ingrid Jacques | 3 days ago
Bankole: Omar, Tlaib should focus on districts
"Picking a fight with players in the Israel-Palestinian conflict is completely irrelevant to the present needs of impoverished districts."
by Bankole Thompson | 3 days ago
Opinion: Families want solutions to state’s challenges
Bieber writes: "A top priority for investment needs to be in our most valuable resource, the working men and women of this state."
by Ron Bieber | 1 day ago
Howes: In Dingell, autos lose best friend in DC
He understood with absolute clarity how idealism disconnected from business reality could imperil jobs, complicate engineering, drive costs higher.Daniel Howes
| 5 days ago
Finley: Warren’s lie should end her campaign
"If Northam’s blackface moment disqualifies him as governor, then Warren’s career-long deception should eliminate her from the presidential race."
by Nolan Finley | 5 days ago
John Dingell was a great man
"He would stop everything, look you in the eye and ask how you and your family were doing. "
by Paul W. Smith | 6 days ago
Finley: Dingell knew how to live, how to love
A lifelong Democrat, the Dean of the House didn't choose the people he loved based on political compatibility or partisan whim
by Nolan Finley | 6 days ago
Wojo: With Teske’s rise, Michigan basketball coming up big
Jon Teske stands out, not because he’s 7-foot-1, but because he’s a rare element for the Wolverines, an interior defensive force.Bob Wojnowski
Podcast: Howes on new ‘Generous Motors’
This week, Howes says a new paradigm is running the auto company half-jokingly referred to as "Generous Motors.”"Daniel Howes
Niyo: Pistons’ youth movement gets an overhaul
It sounded like wishful thinking at the time, and now they’ve admitted as much.John Niyo
Volunteers warm hearts of foster children on Feb. 14
As millions of couples celebrate Valentine's Day with romantic gestures, 1,400 children in foster care will experience the joy of receiving a heart-shaped "prayer pillow" as a symbol that they too are loved.
Gardening: The cast iron plant can take tough treatment
When attending the annual January Tropical Plant International Trade Show in Florida, I became re-acquainted with Aspidistra elatior.
Society Confidential: Shoe box lunches mark Black History Month
Also American Coney Island your go-to Valentine's Day spot; weather forces Royal Oak's 6 Salon to make quick move
Howes: GM ‘transition’ portends conflict ahead
General Motors Co.’s plan to idle 5 North American plants is hurtling toward a titanic battle to determine the direction of this town's auto industry.Daniel Howes
Bankole: ‘The Divided City’ warns of inequality
To tackle the forces of inequality haunting the city’s recovery, we must first admit that there is a large-scale poverty problem in Detroit.
Beard: Trades give Pistons better shot in future, without completely giving up present
The Pistons dealt away key players in Reggie Bullock and Stanley Johnson, but also created cap room and acquired assets who could help now.Rod Beard
Niyo: Pistons shouldn’t bet future for short-term reward
Coach Dwane Casey talks of "keeping a level head and a calm mind," which may be sage advice as the team decides whether or not to go all in as Thursday's 3 p.m. trade deadline closes in.John Niyo
Howes: Detroit bids farewell to Generous Motors
The cold-eyed reality driving GM's restructuring can be hard to accept in a culture accustomed to seeing hard decisions made only in bad timesDaniel Howes
Good Tesla, bad Tesla: duality vexes hot EVs
Tesla makes one of the the most advanced cars on the road today, yet struggles to manufacture it. Two examples illustrate its split personality
Bankole: Can Kamala Harris beat Trump in 2020?
As field becomes crowded, Democrats have to be careful to not repeat 2016 mistakes of the Republican Party, he says
Opinion: Dreaming of warmer destinations
"The headline trending this week was “Chicago Will Be Colder Than Antarctica” but Detroit was just as cold!"
Green: Johnny Unitas edges out Tom Brady as GOAT
The New England quarterback has five Super Bowls, but the phenomenal Colts signal-caller performed in an era without the constant media spotlight.Jerry Green
Jacques: Men face discrimination on campus
Jacques writes: A Michigan university professor is on a mission to fight campus discrimination. Against men.
Shiver on the River draws crowd to Belle Isle
Family-friendly celebration Sunday includes laughter, information and snake poop
Podcast: Howes on Michigan’s Foxconn miss
Howes says Michigan missing out on Foxconn Technology Group’s $10 billion investment is turning out to be a good thing.Daniel Howes
Green: Teams, fans win with offense in Super Bowl
Fran Tarkenton, a Southern preacher’s son, took the snap from center. As he turned to hand off the football, he noticed Mean Joe Greene barreling in on him.Jerry Green
Howes: Consumers CEO playing it right in crisis
Credit Patti Poppe with following a cardinal rule of leadership in a crisis: never ask people to do something you aren't willing to do yourself.Daniel Howes
Insults tossed at Sterling Heights’ golden ring
All that glitters in M-59 median is a 35-foot target for abuse. But it has a higher purpose
Society Confidential: Cocktail party celebrates success
Also, the PRConsultants Group braves the city's weather and San Morello attracts top-flight diners.
Audi joins ‘boutique’ SUV class with the Q8
Stylish two-row SUV wants to take on the Porsche Cayenne and Ranger Rover SportJohn McCormick
Howes: Michigan’s miss on Foxconn vindicated
Taiwan-based manufacturer is reversing promise to employ thousands of blue-collar workers in favor of "knowledge jobs" in research and development.Daniel Howes