News archive from 25 May 2014, page 16

She's got wedding bell blues

She's got wedding bell blues

The book jacket for Jen Doll's Save the Date — with the image of a woman's strappy sandals beside a slice of buttercream cake suggests that this memoir will be a Sex and the City-esque madcap comedy in which a woman marches tipsily through...

 

Pope to meet clergy at site of historic rivalry

JERUSALEM Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians could not have chosen a more fitting meeting place to promote Christian unity on Sunday than the Jerusalem holy site where their churches' centuries-old rivalries and...

 

Injury-plagued David Ash still best QB option for new Texas Longhorns coach Charlie Strong

David Ash didn’t make it to the end of spring practice because of a fractured left foot that required surgery. Texas fans hope the injury-plagued junior quarterback can survive the 2014 season. He remains the best option for new coach Charlie Strong,...

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Pope to meet clergy at site of historic rivalry

Pope to meet clergy at site of historic rivalry

JERUSALEM -- Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians could not have chosen a more fitting meeting place to promote Christian unity on Sunday than the Jerusalem holy site where their churches' centuries-old rivalries...

 
New life for historic east-side Detroit cemetery

New life for historic east-side Detroit cemetery

As a young man, Fred Kuplicki searched an east-side Detroit cemetery looking for his paternal grandmother's grave. He tripped on a concrete corner jutting out of overgrown grass, and when he looked down, he spied the ending letters of a name. Digging...

 
3 controversial metro Detroit judges face challengers in upcoming elections

3 controversial metro Detroit judges face challengers in upcoming elections

Three metro Detroit district judges who have come under fire for their courtroom practices — and, in one case, for mishandling court money — are facing election challenges this year. Two Oakland County judges and a Wayne County judge are facing rare...

 

Major legislation that U.S. Rep. John Conyers introduced in the House

■ Rochelle Riley: Conyers vows to fight for his place in history ■ USA FREEDOM Act ending the bulk collection of Americans' communications records and increasing government oversight and public scrutiny of domestic surveillance...

 
Brian Dickerson: Why did Republicans go against DIA-loving constituents wishes?

Brian Dickerson: Why did Republicans go against DIA-loving constituents wishes?

When I began writing it, I was sure this column was going to be about Rep. Ken Goike. Goike, a second-term legislator from Ray Township, is the latest in a long line of Macomb County Republicans who have established political careers by demonizing...

 
Memorial Day events across metro Detroit

Memorial Day events across metro Detroit

Many communities have planned ceremonies, parades and other events this weekend in recognition of Memorial Day. Here are some in metro Detroit: Belleville/Van Buren Township: 10th Annual Thunder Rolls in Belleville, with more than 300 motorcycles...

 
Michigan House Envy: Detroit's Boston-Edison historic homes up for auction

Michigan House Envy: Detroit's Boston-Edison historic homes up for auction

Pewabic tile paves the entry to this prairie-style house, and oak paneling wraps the large foyer. From a landing, leaded glass throws light on a grand staircase. The staircase is remarkable for its elaborate, lathe-turned baluster posts, which are a...

 
Anglers accuse Michigan agency of taking sides in hatchery expansion

Anglers accuse Michigan agency of taking sides in hatchery expansion

LANSING - Anglers are accusing the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of “blind boosterism” and interfering with the work of another state agency in its support of an expanded fish hatchery the fishing groups say they believe...

 
Rochelle Riley: Conyers vows to fight for his place in history

Rochelle Riley: Conyers vows to fight for his place in history

Rep. John Conyers isn't just fighting for his 26th term in Washington. He's fighting for jobs and funds for a bankrupt Detroit — and for a place in history he has worked a half-century to get. “Right now, I just want to emerge victorious to become the...

 
We want our roads fixed; but no one agrees on how to pay for it

We want our roads fixed; but no one agrees on how to pay for it

LANSING - Fixing pothole-ravaged roads is now the No. 1 issue for Michigan voters, but they are divided on how to pay for the improvements, according to an exclusive poll done for the Detroit Free Press/WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) and our statewide media...

 

Recap: New England vs. D.C.

Foxborough, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Diego Fagundez scored one goal and assisted on another to propel the New England Revolution to a 2-1 win over D.C. United at Gillette Stadium on Saturday. The win extends New England's winning streak five games,...

 
After deep freeze, Up North cottage market keeps warming up

After deep freeze, Up North cottage market keeps warming up

After a painfully long winter and late-arriving spring, the Up North vacation home market in Michigan has quickly turned from cold to somewhat hot. Agents from Traverse City to Petoskey report phone calls pouring in from prospective buyers eager to...

 

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