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Detroit Free Press
Transgender bathroom bill debuts, but isn't a prioritybathrooms or locker rooms designated for men. He wasn’t immediately available
Transgender bathroom bill debuts, but isn't a priority
Detroit Free Press / Posted an hour ago
bathrooms or locker rooms designated for men. He wasn’t immediately available Wednesday to talk about the bill, but told the Free Press in April when the idea first surfaced that, “Maybe, there’s something there that’s just not right, where we’re... Read more
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Newsmax
Melissa Gilbert of 'Little House' Fame Drops Congress Bid Over Ailmentcomments she made in 2009 and later recanted calling efforts to extradite Roman
Melissa Gilbert of 'Little House' Fame Drops Congress Bid Over Ailment
Newsmax / Posted 2 hours ago
comments she made in 2009 and later recanted calling efforts to extradite Roman Polanski in a child sex case “excessive,” The Free Press said. "The Democrats probably weren't going to win this seat anyway," political consultant Joe Munem told... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Agent: Red Wings' Datsyuk receives KHL offer, but no decision yetwith the Detroit Red Wings before making any announcements regarding his future
Agent: Red Wings' Datsyuk receives KHL offer, but no decision yet
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 hours ago
with the Detroit Red Wings before making any announcements regarding his future. Daniel Milstein, Datsyuk's agent, told the Free Press today that Datsyuk has received an offer from the Kontinental Hockey League SKA St. Petersburg "and we expect... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Detroit, Fresh Out Of Bankruptcy, Discovers $195M Pension Shortfalldiverting money that was supposed to be spent on reinvesting in critical city s
Detroit, Fresh Out Of Bankruptcy, Discovers $195M Pension Shortfall
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 hours ago
diverting money that was supposed to be spent on reinvesting in critical city services. The shortfall, first reported by the Free Press, came from the firm Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Co., which discovered that bankruptcy advisers used outdated... Read more
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TSN
Agent: No decision yet on Datsyuk's futureretiring from the National Hockey League following the playoffs. "I'm thinking
Agent: No decision yet on Datsyuk's future
TSN / Posted 3 hours ago
retiring from the National Hockey League following the playoffs. "I'm thinking I go home after this season," Datsyuk told the Free Press. "I may not be done with hockey, but — it is hard to say — I think I am done playing in NHL." Shortly after... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Grandparents charged in fatal shooting of Detroit girl, 5the city. Two weeks ago, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy condemned the stri
Grandparents charged in fatal shooting of Detroit girl, 5
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 hours ago
the city. Two weeks ago, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy condemned the string of child shootings in a statement to the Free Press, calling them an "epidemic" that must be addressed. "How many more deaths do we need before strong, swift... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Grandparents charged in fatal shooting of Detroit girl, 5the city. Two weeks ago, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy condemned the stri
Grandparents charged in fatal shooting of Detroit girl, 5
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 hours ago
the city. Two weeks ago, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy condemned the string of child shootings in a statement to the Free Press, calling them an "epidemic" that must be addressed. "How many more deaths do we need before strong, swift... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Kidnapping suspect charged in 2014 death of joggercharged with kidnapping, felonious assault and felony firearm possession in con
Kidnapping suspect charged in 2014 death of jogger
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 hours ago
charged with kidnapping, felonious assault and felony firearm possession in connection with the kidnapping of the teen, whom the Free Press has not named. He is being held on a $1-million bond. Read or Share this story: http://on.freep.com/1... Read more
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FOX News
Melissa Gilbert drops congressional bid due to health issuesGilbert said that injuries she suffered to her head and neck in a 2012 accident
Melissa Gilbert drops congressional bid due to health issues
FOX News / Posted 6 hours ago
Gilbert said that injuries she suffered to her head and neck in a 2012 accident have worsened. “While I have received the best treatment and therapy I could have asked for, those injuries have only gotten worse,” Gilbert said, according to a... Read more
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TSN
Datsyuk to join KHL next seasonretiring from the National Hockey League following the playoffs. "I'm thinking
Datsyuk to join KHL next season
TSN / Posted 6 hours ago
retiring from the National Hockey League following the playoffs. "I'm thinking I go home after this season," Datsyuk told the Free Press. "I may not be done with hockey, but — it is hard to say — I think I am done playing in NHL." Shortly after... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Melissa Gilbert drops out of race for Congressand talking to voters about solutions to help this country move forward," Bisho
Melissa Gilbert drops out of race for Congress
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 hours ago
and talking to voters about solutions to help this country move forward," Bishop said in a statement. Thomas confirmed for the Free Press earlier Tuesday that it did not appear that the other Democrat vying for the nomination in the Aug. 2 primary,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Gov. Rick Snyder's legal tab $6,500 per daybilled the state $343,702 between Feb. 8, when the firm started work, and March
Gov. Rick Snyder's legal tab $6,500 per day
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 hours ago
billed the state $343,702 between Feb. 8, when the firm started work, and March 31, according to records obtained by the Free Press under Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act. The State Administrative Board was told March 8 the contract,... Read more
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Bury Free Press
BREAKING NEWS: Clubhouse funding boost for Bury Townlast night after learning that they will receive the necessary funding to renov
BREAKING NEWS: Clubhouse funding boost for Bury Town
Bury Free Press / Posted 11 hours ago
last night after learning that they will receive the necessary funding to renovate their ‘not fit for purpose’ clubhouse. The Free Press reported earlier this month that despite being informed by the council that they will have to vacate Ram... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Smith: The Top 5 baseball games I covered this seasonPosted May. 24, 2016 at 11:55 PM What a time for baseball in the region.Of the
Smith: The Top 5 baseball games I covered this season
Kinston Free Press / Posted 16 hours ago
Posted May. 24, 2016 at 11:55 PM What a time for baseball in the region.Of the eight teams in The Free Press coverage area, each one had something to appreciate, despite no champion seasons. Bethel Christian advanced to the NCCSA title game,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Gov. Rick Snyder's legal tab $6,500 per daybilled the state $343,702 between Feb. 8, when the firm started work, and March
Gov. Rick Snyder's legal tab $6,500 per day
Detroit Free Press / Posted 16 hours ago
billed the state $343,702 between Feb. 8, when the firm started work, and March 31, according to records obtained by the Free Press under Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act. The State Administrative Board was told March 8 the contract,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Belle Isle Grand Prix chairman excited to get Wings’ Larkin on trackfor someone homegrown, and an athlete makes sense because our drivers are athle
Belle Isle Grand Prix chairman excited to get Wings’ Larkin on track
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 hours ago
for someone homegrown, and an athlete makes sense because our drivers are athletes,” Denker, the Grand Prix chairman, told the Free Press Tuesday. “Dylan was quick to raise his hand when we asked — and so was his dad.” Larkin, from Waterford,... Read more
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Variety
Melissa Gilbert Drops Congressional BidGilbert said that injuries she suffered to her head and neck in a 2012 accident
Melissa Gilbert Drops Congressional Bid
Variety / Posted 18 hours ago
Gilbert said that injuries she suffered to her head and neck in a 2012 accident have worsened. “While I have received the best treatment and therapy I could have asked for, those injuries have only gotten worse,” Gilbert said, according to a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
25 signs you're a die-hard Michigan football fanfriends to their tailgate party in the parking lot next to Michigan Stadium in
25 signs you're a die-hard Michigan football fan
Detroit Free Press / Posted 20 hours ago
friends to their tailgate party in the parking lot next to Michigan Stadium in 2003. (Photo: Danny Moloshok, Special to the Free Press) Rebecca Rudnick, 29, of Ann Arbor spent two hours making 22 Cake Pops in the Michigan football helmet for a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Reports swirl that Melissa Gilbert out of race for Congressrace for a congressional seat in Michigan, citing unnamed sources. Shortly aft
Reports swirl that Melissa Gilbert out of race for Congress
Detroit Free Press / Posted 20 hours ago
race for a congressional seat in Michigan, citing unnamed sources. Shortly after the report by WDIV-TV Local 4 on Tuesday, the Free Press learned from a source in Washington that Democratic members of Michigan's congressional delegation had been... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Movement afterparties: 10 top events during fest weekendtechno sound during Detroit Love at TV Lounge in Detroit on Saturday, March 7,
Movement afterparties: 10 top events during fest weekend
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
techno sound during Detroit Love at TV Lounge in Detroit on Saturday, March 7, 2015. (Photo: John Froelich, Special to the Free Press) Tresor 25 Years: The influential Berlin-based Tresor imprint and club has deep Detroit ties, reflected in... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
DPS principal Kenyetta Wilbourn Snapp offered break on bribe sentenceSnapp was the first person to be charged following the federal corruption probe
DPS principal Kenyetta Wilbourn Snapp offered break on bribe sentence
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Snapp was the first person to be charged following the federal corruption probe into the EAA. Snapp previously admitted to the Free Press in exclusive interviews that she broke the law, including burying a student’s parent with school funds. But... Read more
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The Washington Times
RENEE GARFINKEL: Obama’s yellowcake momentbut a particular position on that area of interest (why the Iran deal is good),
RENEE GARFINKEL: Obama’s yellowcake moment
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
but a particular position on that area of interest (why the Iran deal is good), undermines the very notion of the free press. How can we distinguish between NPR’s news and its “advertorials?” There has always been tension between the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Prayer at the dinner table makes her uncomfortablebe both genuine and even fun. I can do that! — Gracefully Declining again Amen
Prayer at the dinner table makes her uncomfortable
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
be both genuine and even fun. I can do that! — Gracefully Declining again Amen. (Sorry.) Read Carolyn Hax every day in the Free Press. Write to her care of the Washington Post, Style Plus, 1150 15th St., NW, Washington, D.C. 20071 or e-mail... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Cops: Parent assaults 16-old referee at soccer gamein Plymouth. The charge is punishable by up to 93 days in jail and a possible f
Cops: Parent assaults 16-old referee at soccer game
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
in Plymouth. The charge is punishable by up to 93 days in jail and a possible fine. Canton Celtic club manager Dan McEvilly reached out to the Free Press by email and said the man was not a parent of a Canton Celtic player. 2016 © Detroit Free Pr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Towards Repealing Liberia's Draconian Press Lawshappen. Addressing a panel during the two-day Media Law and Regulatory Reform
Towards Repealing Liberia's Draconian Press Laws
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
happen. Addressing a panel during the two-day Media Law and Regulatory Reform Stakeholders Conference, Mr. Kollie said the free press, which government continuously boasts about, must not be measured simply by the proliferation of media houses... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Liberal motion set stage for Commons brouhahaseemed to breathe of collective sigh of relief. Let’s see how long it lasts. »
Liberal motion set stage for Commons brouhaha
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
seemed to breathe of collective sigh of relief. Let’s see how long it lasts. » Mia Rabson is the Winnipeg Free Press parliamentary bureau chief. Her column also appeared in the Free Press. Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition May 24,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Forced overtime adds stress at Michigan women's prisonand children,” Clements wrote in a May 12 e-mail to prison, union, and legislat
Forced overtime adds stress at Michigan women's prison
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
and children,” Clements wrote in a May 12 e-mail to prison, union, and legislative officials. A copy was obtained by the Free Press. "This is of grave concern to me due to the severity of danger involved in the job we perform," Clements... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailableis scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailable
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted yesterday
is scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and 2018 Summer X Games were due last week. The Free Press says X Games representatives recently visited Detroit. Beachnau says he's hopeful for future years. Detroit... Read more
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The Alpena News
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailableis scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailable
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
is scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and 2018 Summer X Games were due last week. The Free Press says X Games representatives recently visited Detroit. Beachnau says he's hopeful for future years. Detroit... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailableis scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailable
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
is scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and 2018 Summer X Games were due last week. The Free Press says X Games representatives recently visited Detroit. Beachnau says he's hopeful for future years. Detroit... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailableis scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailable
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted yesterday
is scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and 2018 Summer X Games were due last week. The Free Press says X Games representatives recently visited Detroit. Beachnau says he's hopeful for future years. Detroit... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Dictionaries, fried chicken and dogs eating peanut butteralready limiting haiku format will be reduced to one word. Fortune cookies will
Dictionaries, fried chicken and dogs eating peanut butter
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
already limiting haiku format will be reduced to one word. Fortune cookies will...no, it’s too painful to even think about.Jon Dawson’s columns appear every Tuesday and Thursday in The Free Press. Contact Jon and buy his books at www.jondawso... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Forced overtime adds stress at Michigan women's prisonand children,” Clements wrote in a May 12 e-mail to prison, union, and legislat
Forced overtime adds stress at Michigan women's prison
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
and children,” Clements wrote in a May 12 e-mail to prison, union, and legislative officials. A copy was obtained by the Free Press. "This is of grave concern to me due to the severity of danger involved in the job we perform," Clements... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Northville Twp. fire chief claims wrongful dismissalexcept to say that Marinucci resigned – in other words, he was not terminated -
Northville Twp. fire chief claims wrongful dismissal
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
except to say that Marinucci resigned – in other words, he was not terminated -- according to Snider in an e-mail to the Free Press. Marinucci's lawsuit begs to differ, saying that he was forced out after years of distinguished... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailableis scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailable
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
is scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and 2018 Summer X Games were due last week. The Free Press says X Games representatives recently visited Detroit. Beachnau says he's hopeful for future years. Detroit... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailableis scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailable
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted yesterday
is scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and 2018 Summer X Games were due last week. The Free Press says X Games representatives recently visited Detroit. Beachnau says he's hopeful for future years. Detroit... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailableis scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and
No Detroit bid for 2017 Summer X Games; stadiums unavailable
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted yesterday
is scheduled to close at the end of the next NHL season. Bids for the 2017 and 2018 Summer X Games were due last week. The Free Press says X Games representatives recently visited Detroit. Beachnau says he's hopeful for future years. Detroit... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold cases“Not only is she about the greatest girl that I know. But she could turn out to
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold cases
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
“Not only is she about the greatest girl that I know. But she could turn out to be a hero.” The teen's grandmother told the Free Press the incident has been “like a horror movie. ... Thank God she jumped out and ran.” Officials say they're... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Friends tuned in as Laith Al-Saadi goes for 'Voice' goldbleeds through on the show: He's comfortable up there, and that comes from a lo
Friends tuned in as Laith Al-Saadi goes for 'Voice' gold
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
bleeds through on the show: He's comfortable up there, and that comes from a lot of years of being on a bandstand." From the Free Press archives: Laith Al-Saadi in 2006. (Photo: Jonathan Lurie) Some of those in Al-Saadi's circle will privately... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold caseshas made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-o
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold cases
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
has made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-old victim, who has not been identified by the Free Press, was abducted while she was walking from a party. She jumped from the moving van and and ran bloody and... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold caseshas made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-o
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold cases
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
has made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-old victim, who has not been identified by the Free Press, was abducted while she was walking from a party. She jumped from the moving van and and ran bloody and... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold caseshas made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-o
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold cases
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
has made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-old victim, who has not been identified by the Free Press, was abducted while she was walking from a party. She jumped from the moving van and and ran bloody and... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold caseshas made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-o
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold cases
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
has made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-old victim, who has not been identified by the Free Press, was abducted while she was walking from a party. She jumped from the moving van and and ran bloody and... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold cases“Not only is she about the greatest girl that I know. But she could turn out to
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold cases
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
“Not only is she about the greatest girl that I know. But she could turn out to be a hero.” The teen's grandmother told the Free Press the incident has been “like a horror movie. ... Thank God she jumped out and ran.” Officials say they're... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold caseshas made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-o
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold cases
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
has made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-old victim, who has not been identified by the Free Press, was abducted while she was walking from a party. She jumped from the moving van and and ran bloody and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit's priciest house listing pulled off the markettwo-story Cass Avenue house has been more or less vacant since an electrical fi
Detroit's priciest house listing pulled off the market
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
two-story Cass Avenue house has been more or less vacant since an electrical fire. The house's last known occupant told the Free Press that the house lacked heat and electricity and that he lived there rent-free in exchange for guarding the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
WATCH: Detroit and Big Sean star in new Bedrock filmfilmmaker who does commercial and journalistic cinematography throughout the ci
WATCH: Detroit and Big Sean star in new Bedrock film
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
filmmaker who does commercial and journalistic cinematography throughout the city, including previously working at the Free Press. "I'm proud of where I'm from. It taught me, y'know, everything," says Big Sean. "It taught me to appreciate... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Michigan teen's daring escape may help solve two cold casesshe was walking along a rural road in the North Muskegon area. (Photo: Muskegon
Michigan teen's daring escape may help solve two cold cases
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
she was walking along a rural road in the North Muskegon area. (Photo: Muskegon County Jail) The teen's grandmother told the Free Press the incident has been “like a horror movie. ... Thank God she jumped out and ran.” Officials say they're... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold caseshas made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-o
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold cases
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
has made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-old victim, who has not been identified by the Free Press, was abducted while she was walking from a party. She jumped from the moving van and and ran bloody and... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold caseshas made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-o
Teen's daring escape may help solve 2 cold cases
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 2 days ago
has made him a suspect in two other unsolved crimes. Last month, the 16-year-old victim, who has not been identified by the Free Press, was abducted while she was walking from a party. She jumped from the moving van and and ran bloody and... Read more
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