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Hockey Legend Gordie Howe Dies at Age 88

Howe played more than 1,700 games in the NHL and scored more than 800 goals — only Wayne Gretzky has more. He is widely known simply as “Mr. Hockey.” He won the Stanley Cup with the Red Wings four times, won six Hart Trophies as the league’s most valuable player, and won six Art Ross Trophies as the leading scorer during his time with Detroit between 1946 and 197 (ESPN). He still holds numerous team records. Howe is so beloved in Detroit, across Michigan and in his home country of Canada that a new bridge to be built between...

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Suspected Drunk Driver Kills Man in Eastpointe

A man is dead after a crash that happened just before 11:00 p.m. on northbound Gratiot Avenue just south of 10 Mile Road on Wednesday, June 8th, 2016. The female drunk driver of a van rear-ended the older man’s car. The man was rushed to St. John Hospital where he later died. The woman was also taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The at-fault female driver smelled of ‘booze’ and failed a field sobriety test, according to police. The investigation into the crash is on-going. Charges are pending.  ...

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Most Accident Prone Intersections In Detroit

Congratulations to an Oakland County intersection on winning the “Most-Accident Prone Intersection In Michigan” award!  At an astounding 186 crashes in 2015, the roundabout at Pontiac Trail and M-5 in Commerce Township is the winner. Second placed, the intersection at Telegraph and 12 Mile Rd recording 132 accidents. Here is the top 10 list from the Michigan State Police Traffic Crash Reporting Unit: Pontiac Trail & M-5/Martin Parkway, Commerce Township (186) Telegraph Rd & 12 Mile Rd, Southfield (132) 11 Mile Rd & Van Dyke Ave, Warren (131) 181/2 Mile Road & Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights (124) I-75...

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Wayne State University Offers FREE Parking to All Freshmen

According to Crain’s Detroit Business, Wayne State University president, M. Roy Wilson, will dip into his budget to pay for a new free parking program for incoming freshmen this fall. “Students kept saying parking is too expensive, so we proposed a model that Oakland University uses,” said Anthony Eid, president of the Wayne State Student Senate. Oakland University’s parking costs are built into the tuition and fees paid by students. At Wayne State’s main campus in Detroit, students can purchase semester parking passes or pay daily fees to park in structures and lots. Parking passes are $287 per semester, while...

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FDA Recalls Hostess Treats!

Hostess Brands, LLC is recalling 710,000 cases of select snack cakes and donuts as a direct result of the recent recall by our supplier, Grain Craft, of certain lots of its flour for undeclared peanut residue. The Hostess Brands products subject to the recall were produced using the Grain Craft flour that has now been recalled and, as a result, these products may contain low levels of undeclared peanut residue. While those who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing peanut allergens, the amount...

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