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  • News of the Weird: Roach Motel

    News of the Weird: Roach Motel
    At age 20, Kyle Kandilian of Dearborn, Mich., has created a start-up business to fund his college expenses, but it involves a roomful (in the family home) of nearly 200,000 cockroaches. The environmental science major at University of Michigan-Dearborn...
  • Ranked No. 1 nationally in 2008, Florida's Caladesi Beach's beginning to draw raves and tourists

    Ranked No. 1 nationally in 2008, Florida's Caladesi Beach's beginning to draw raves and tourists
    Caladesi beach is a secret getaway in Florida, an undiscovered gem. That's what I wanted to tell you, but honestly, I can't. Why? The secret's out. Way out. Since Caladesi Island State Park beach near Tampa/St. Petersburg was named the best beach in...
  • Blue

     
    Michigan was pounded into submission by a team far superior in every way....Michigan had a nice season last year, and some thought it was back among college football's royalty. But it is not....Kyle Meinke, Ann Arbor. com (See also Meinke's......
  • Kia Forte, Updated Sorento to Debut at L.A. Auto Show

     
    We showed you the next Kia Forte in July. Now Kia says the compact car, which sports mini-Optima styling, will show up at the L.A. Auto Show this November. It will debut alongside an updated Sorento SUV. Kia sales executive......
  • 'I hope they do well,' Emmert says of Penn State

     
    NCAA President Mark Emmert said "it is good for college sports" if Penn State's football team succeeds under sanctions but did not back down from the reasons they were imposed. Speaking to the Detroit Economic Club on Friday, Emmert repeated......
  • HBO issues statement on the death of Hall of Fame boxing trainer Emanuel Steward

     
    Hall of Fame boxing trainer Emanuel Steward died on Wednesday at the age of 68 after a brief illness. The Detroit Free Press said Steward had been in a Chicago-area hospital for several weeks after undergoing surgery for what was termed diverticulitis....
  • Sale of Detroit Institute art debated in light of city's bankruptcy

    The Detroit Institute of Arts is back in the national spotlight after city leaders said Thursday that the city had filed for bankruptcy. At the heart of the museum-world debate is whether the city should sell valuable works of art in the DIA's...
  • A bankrupt Detroit, maybe down but never out

    Last week, with a massive $18-billion debt, Detroit became the largest American city to seek bankruptcy protection, and once again we are reading obituaries of the late, great Motor City. I don’t pretend to be an expert on Detroit, where I once...
  • Range Rover sets the off-road bar high

    Range Rover sets the off-road bar high
    Land Rover rewrote the book on luxury SUVs when it introduced the fuel-efficient Range Rover Evoque a couple of years ago, but the British luxury-SUV specialist returns to its familiar formula with the 2013 Range Rover. The new SUV checks off all the...
  • Small flaws mar Subaru Forester

    Small flaws mar Subaru Forester
    There's a difference between data and information. Information has context and relevance. It's the building block of knowledge. Data can be trivial: meaningless facts. How many rivets are there in the Eiffel Tower? I don't know, and I don't care unless...
  • Detroit debates if museum's art can be sold to pay off city debts

    The Detroit Institute of Arts is in the midst of a debate over whether art from its collection can be sold off to cover city debt. At the center of the argument is whether the valuable paintings, sculptures and other works of art at the museum are city...