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    Tigers October Outlook

    Tigers October Outlook

    After clinching the American League Central, the Tigers can now look towards the playoffs. They are currently one game back of the Oakland Athletics. Oakland will finish the season against Seattle while the Tigers will travel to Miami for the final three games. The Tigers need to gain two games if they want home field advantage. Oakland current…

    Suh Gets Biggest Fine Ever For Low Block

    Ndamukong Suh was fined on Tuesday by the NFL for his illegal low block on Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan. Suh was able to avoid suspension but was fined $100,000. It is the biggest fine for an individual play that does not include suspensions.The NFL seems to have raised the stakes due to Suh’s history of fines and suspensions. This…

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    Will Peralta Make The Playoff Roster?

    Jhonny Peralta started pregame workouts Wednesday at U.S. Cellular field. He is only allowed to workout with the Tigers until the gates of the stadium open. Eventually, he will join the Tigers’ instructional league team. It is unclear whether he will join them for workouts or when they start games on the 23rd.Peralta took both ground balls and…

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    Reflections: Another Legend Winner, But…

    John Legend (real name: John Stephens) has clearly found his niche. He has a sound and style that are uniquely his (I love his expressive voice) and his new album, “Love in the Future,” clearly shows him in fine form.This rather long awaited album is a must for his large and loyal following.However, when artists primarily, or exclusively, record…

    Spotlight: Millie Jackson

    Millie Jackson, who has been called “the queen of raunchy soul,” among other things, was told by a Detroit reporter that she had just answered a somewhat touchy question with total honestly.Jackson responded quickly, “That I have always been.”That’s putting it mildly.Early on in her long career — she made the national charts for the first time in…

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    Detroit Police Consider ‘Stop and Frisk’

    In a city where crime is high and Detroit Police officers are low, DPD is now looking to implement the controversial ‘Stop and Frisk’ tactics as a means to cut back on the crime epidemic in Detroit.Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled there that stop-and-frisk was unconstitutional in New York. Finding that city police…

    Former Detroit mayoral candidate Tom Barrow Wants A Recount

    Former Detroit mayoral candidate Tom Barrow is expected to ask for a recount of the votes from the Detroit mayoral primary election.WDIV: “There is a pervasive lawlessness that we have witnessed throughout our election process,” Barrow said. “Our challengers saw it. The people working in many of the instances — particularly Cobo Hall — clearly…

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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…