There's a name for a government that bars media outlets it views as unsympathetic from access to its workings. It's not "democracy."

Donald Trump's latest step toward tyranny
In a rather unsettling move the White House scheduled an invitation-only press gaggle and did not invite every news organization.
The Pistons' relocation means lots of likely spin-off benefits for the Detroit community.

What the Pistons' new practice facility means for Detroit
Delta Dental's annual survey found that the tooth fairy was quite generous last year, which is good news for everyone. [ Link ]
Jon Reschke missed most of 2016 with an ankle injury.

Michigan State linebacker Jon Reschke leaving program
As online shopping gains more popularity, retail stores like Macy's and Sears are closing hundreds of storefronts and focusing on their presence on the internet.
The president of the Detroit Police Officers Association was arraigned today on charges of damaging property and reckless driving stemming from an incident in December.

Detroit police union president facing charges
Mike Thompson says we need to take the recent uptick in anti-Semitism very seriously.

Why you should worry about rising anti-Semitism
Hundreds of people gathered today to watch the spectacular stunt, a nod to “The Dukes of Hazzard” TV show from the early '80s.

'Dukes of Hazzard' car jumps ramp, crash lands
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This math teacher got in front of a class full of 5th graders to address the rumor that he was dating their science teacher.
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Had a ruff day? Unwind like this dog who had the best time rolling around in the mud.
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Looking for a cuddle buddy? Jaylo could be right for you. Or maybe Benji, a playful Lab mix, is the perfect fit. Take a look at these pets and consider adoption.

These furry friends need a furr-ever home
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During his CPAC speech, President Trump again called "the fake news the enemy of the people," but this time he elaborated on his meaning.
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"Quite frankly, I love this team. I think we have a team that could win a World Series. If our team comes together and everybody plays the way they can play, we have the personnel to have a very good season. I’m very excited about that.”

Chris Ilitch speaks about Tigers plans: 'I love this franchise'
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Detroit Pistons and Henry Ford announce practice facility in Detroit's New Center. [ Link ]
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#BREAKING: The Detroit Pistons have announced plans for a training, rehab and sports medicine facility in Detroit's New Center district.

Pistons announce plans for practice facility in Detroit's New Center