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    HealthCare.gov: What works and what doesn’t

    Washington (CNN) — The government-run health insurance exchanges have been open for business for 20 days. But a host of issues have plagued the highly anticipated launch, making it difficult for both consumers and insurance providers.”There’s no sugarcoating it,” President Barack Obama said from the Rose Garden on Monday. “The problem has been…

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    Special Teams Errors Cost Lions

    Mike Nugent’s 54 yard field goal as time expired gave the Bengals a 27-24 victory over the Lions. This was set up by a poor 28 yard punt by Sam Martin. Nugent had already missed one field goal but was able to make his longest attempt when the game was on the line.Sam Martin has been spectacular for the Lions minus his last punt. The fifth round…

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    Stalemate: Obama Rips GOP For Shutdown

    Washington (CNN) — Republicans forced an unnecessary budget crisis in their single-minded effort to dismantle health care reforms, President Barack Obama said Tuesday as frustration spread across Washington and the country on the first day of a government shutdown.In some of his strongest criticism to date, Obama said the shutdown is intended to…

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    Lions Beat Bears to Grab Division Lead

    The Lions put up 27 points in the second quarter on Sunday on their way to a 40-32 victory over the Chicago Bears. The score doesn’t reflect the Lions domination of the Bears. Chicago scored 16 points in the last four minutes of the game.In the second quarter, the Lions were able to score three touchdowns between 6:09 and 2:43 remaining. …

    Detroit Tigers Clinch ALC Title

    The Detroit Tigers won their third consecutive American League Central title on Wednesday in a 1-0 shutout victory over the Minnesota Twins. It is the third straight pennant for the Tigers, who will surely be looking to make another run to the World Series…

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    Detroit Restaurant Week Starts Today

    Detroit Restaurant Week is set to return for fall 2013! Beginning Friday, September 20 through Sunday, September 29, Metro Detroiters will once again be able to enjoy hearty three-course meals for just $30* per person.This year’s spring edition of Detroit Restaurant Week will be the ninth time the promotion has been offered since the fall of 2009….

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    Are You Ready For Obamacare?

    The Affordable Care Act includes provisions intended to improve access to health insurance coverage and ensure that such coverage provides essential health benefits for adolescents and young adults. Several of these provisions are already in effect for most plans, including requirements to cover preventive services without cost-sharing, a…

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    Kilpatrick Sentencing Delayed

    One day after being denied his bond request, being cited as a ‘flight risk”, Kwame Kilpatrick motion for a delay in sentencing was granted.Kilpatrick’s attorney, Harold Gurewitz, a successful motion requesting the sentencing date be extended 14 days or more in order for him to thoroughly review the case. Edmunds agreed to stall the sentencing…

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    Detroit Burger Brawl: 2013

    The 2013 Detroit Burger Brawl is a street fair-style strolling event with 2-3 dozen participating restaurants and sponsors giving away a TASTE of their menu burgers. The event is a fund-raiser for Gleaners of Southeast Michigan also includes several family-friendly activities. Get a ticket at the door for $10. The event takes place this Saturday,…

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    Lawsuit filed over Detroit Election Inspectors

    DETROIT (WJBK) – Detroit voters go to the polls Tuesday for the primary, or will they?D. Etta Wilcoxon, who is running for Detroit city clerk, said the city’s election process right now is illegal.”We’re thinking that it cannot be held as things currently stand, and we don’t see an avenue for Ms. Winfrey to cure this difficulty. She should’ve done…

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    Detroit’s Second Bankrupcty Hearing

    On Friday, Judge Steven Rhodes will attempt to establish an aggressive time frame of hearings and deadlines for Detroit Bankruptcy case. Some other items on Judge Rhodes agenda include:• The status of Detroit’s negotiations with creditors.• Detroit’s request for the approval of an agreement that would allow the city to capture a larger portion of c…