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Pitching proves to be mound of trouble for Tigers

Moving from four consecutive division flags to a last-place seat in the American League Central is not easy, although the Tigers have managed the …

Blockbuster Closing All Of Its Remaining Retail Stores

Blockbuster plans to end all domestic retail activity, as well as its by-mail movie distribution, by early 2014, the home movie provider's parent company, DISH Network, announced Wednesday in a press release.<p>In the release, DISH Network also announced that while company will close all of "its …

GM announces investment in Orion Assembly Plant

None<p>General Motors announced it will add 300 jobs and invest $245 million into its Orion Assembly Plant to launch a new vehicle, on June 22, 2015, in …

Big new iPhone brings Apple more profit

<i>San Francisco</i> — Apple's largest iPhone is selling for $100 more than its other new model, but an outside research firm estimated Tuesday that it …

Metro area road construction season winds down

Time for an update on a few of the projects underway in the metro area.<p>The Michigan Department of Transportation is thisssssssssss close to wrapping …

Microsoft introduces laptop to fuel Windows push

Microsoft Corp. introduced its first-ever laptop, wading deeper into hardware to spur adoption of its Windows 10 operating system and crank up the …

Netflix raising price for most popular video plan by $1

<i>San Francisco</i> — Netflix is raising the price of its Internet video service by $1 for new customers in the U.S., Canada and some Latin America …

Legal marijuana goes on sale in Oregon

Thursday is Day 1 for buying marijuana in Oregon just for fun.<p>At midnight, dispensaries started selling recreational marijuana to customers 21 or older.<p>Oregon is now the third state where marijuana can be legally purchased for recreational use, after Colorado and Washington.<p>It has been legal in …

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Phillies sending ace Cole Hamels to Rangers

Philadelphia — After years of trade speculation, Cole Hamels' time in Philadelphia is ending.<p>The Phillies have agreed to trade the ace left-hander to …

$15 minimum wage? Berkeley shoots for $19 an hour

Berkeley likes to lead the way on progressive issues. And when it comes to raising the minimum wage, some in the California city are now trying to take the fight one step farther.<p>While workers and their advocates nationwide have rallied around pushing the minimum to $15 an hour, the Berkeley Labor …

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Free booze and burgers tonight – if the Lions win

Free beer. Free burgers. Free pizza. Free hooting, hollering, shredding your clothing in jubilation and doing the wave.<p>Everything is free tonight as …

Our editorial: Good behavior paroles will cut costs

Fairness alone would argue that, in most cases, an inmate with good behavior should be set free on completing the minimum sentence. That’s not always …