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  • Glorious in its sophistication: Inspired by Jens Jensen, Bruce Hochstadter's 12-year-old garden captures contest's top honor

    Glorious in its sophistication: Inspired by Jens Jensen, Bruce Hochstadter's 12-year-old garden captures contest's top honor
    "A native crabapple, a group of violets, a bird bath with a cardinal flower, a virgin's bower clinging to the crabapple, and perhaps a dash of iris or phlox, or lilies if you please, make a garden full of song and poetry." --"Siftings" by landscape...
  • Ford to delay new F-Series pickups, citing the rising cost of gasoline

    Ford to delay new F-Series pickups, citing the rising cost of gasoline
    Henry Ford II was famous for saying "Big cars, big profits. Small cars, small profits." Now a better mantra for the country's second-largest carmaker might be "Big cars, no profits." Faced with crashing sales of big sport utility vehicles and...
  • Top 10 car makes of all time

    It can be unnerving when some of the largest automakers request bailouts from the federal government. Despite their drop in sales from the economic slump, carmakers still have some hope. With the recent relief at the gas pump, we may see a resurging...
  • Renewing America's 'contract with the middle class'

    Not all that long ago, America's prominent business and government leaders widely believed that our nation's prosperity depended on a strong middle class growing from the bottom up. Workers were rewarded for their hard work with fair wages, benefits and...
  • Showing cyclists the money

    Today, Cato Institute senior fellow Randal O'Toole and local blogger Will Campbell discuss public funding for bicycle infrastructure. Yesterday, they determined who bears more responsibility for the frequent road rage between cyclists and motorists. Later...
  • Try these Midwest city escapes

    For anyone craving an urban change of pace, Midwestern cities provide great options. Don't laugh. Whether you enjoy museums, art, theater, music, gambling or shopping, cities such as Detroit, Des Moines, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and St. Louis...
  • Road Trip!

     
    Remember the days when you and your best girlfriends would hit the open road for three days of travel and adventure? While road-trip spontaneity might be history for most moms, some Michigan Girl Scouts got their first taste of the open road this summer.....
  • Worried sick over health costs, quality

     
    by Jim Tankersley and Christi Parsons Third in an occasional series, United States of Anxiety DETROIT-- Some days Mack MacQuarrie defies his Type 2 diabetes and submits to the temptations of a ballgame hot dog. Some days his legs swell,......
  • Obama's automotive history rewrite

     
    by Mark Silva This had to be music to the ears of Detroit: "I believe the nation that invented the automobile cannot walk away from it,'' President Barack Obama said in his address to a joint session of Congress last......
  • GM's Wagoner: Obama demands a price

     
    by Mark Silva General Motors' troubles may or may not have started when it decided that it could make $10,000 a copy putting leather bucket seats and mobile DVD-players on pickup truck chassis and calling them sport utility vehicles, fleet-mileage......
  • National Book Award finalists announced

     
    Books about Henry Ford's failed jungle experiment and a Faulkneresque novel about the lasting effects of war on memory are among the finalists for the 2009 National Book Award, which the National Book Foundation announced this morning. Five finalists...