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Historic Detroit News items go to state archives — As The Detroit News packs up for the move to our new Fort Street location Friday, staffers have been poring through treasures and oddities from almost 100 years of producing journalism at 615 W. Lafayette Blvd. Think of it as a cross between "American Pickers," "History Detectives" and "Hoarders," if the latter show featured a 141-year-old newspaper instead of someone's elderly, pack-rat uncle.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @mhodgesartguy: Susan Whitall writes about the State Archives getting irreplaceable Detroit News historical materials.…

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GM backs anti-Tesla Michigan bill — Washington - General Motors Co. - the largest U.S. automaker - said Tuesday it supports legislation that would prevent Tesla Motors from selling cars in Michigan. Gov. Rick Snyder must decide by Tuesday whether to approve legislation that would bar the Palo Alto, Calif., electric vehicle firm from selling cars through its network of company owned showrooms, rather than through independent dealerships.

Michigan's Devin Gardner beaten, but not broken — Ann Arbor - Devin Gardner has had his ego bruised, but his body has endured worse. Gardner, Michigan's fifth-year senior quarterback, has, through the course of his long career here, learned about leadership and faith. He has learned about playing with pain and exhibiting toughness.
Oct 21, 2014

“One guy told me I was the N-word, and said I know N-words can’t play quarterback.” - Devin Gardner.…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @nickbaumgardner: Devin Gardner spoke with @chengelis, says he's been called the N-word by fans repeatedly this year ... appalling

Oct 21, 2014

Devin Gardner spoke with @chengelis, says he's been called the N-word by fans repeatedly this year ... appalling

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Snyder: Tesla direct sales may already be illegal — Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday it may already be illegal for electric car startup Tesla Motors Company to sell directly to consumers in Michigan without setting up a dealership network. Snyder did not say whether he will sign or veto a bill that Tesla company officials have said would prevent them from directly selling their cars in Michigan.

MSU follows through on Dantonio promise of power shift — East Lansing - The idea of saying this week's game for Michigan State is the same as any other is a futile effort. As coach Mark Dantonio said on Tuesday at his weekly news conference, the rivalry with Michigan "gets in your blood." The coach of the No. 8 Spartans should know.

Chrysler exec: Giving vehicle ‘a soul’ next big thing — Two letters are helping to shape the future of the automotive industry, according to Chrysler Group LLC's head of design Ralph Gilles. "UI," also known as user interface or how people interact with their vehicles, is driving the way automakers design new vehicles and the technologies within them, he said.

Slows heads to Grand Rapids' Downtown Market — The sweet, smokey taste of Slows Bar-B-Q will be available to Grand Rapids meat-lovers this spring. The Corktown hot spot revealed plans to open a full-service restaurant in the Grand Rapids Downtown Market. Located at Ionia and Logan, the Grand Rapids Slows locale will have a full bar and offer a menu similar to the original Detroit Slow's, which opened in 2005.

'Motown: The Musical' auditions — Aspiring singers from across Michigan try out at the Motown Historical Museum in hopes of making it to Broadway

Northern Lights Lounge celebrates 10 years — Northern Lights Lounge is celebrating 10 years of business this weekend with DJs, bands, music, craft beers and cocktails. The New Center-area hangout recently added Sunday and Saturday brunch service from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., and also renovated a 2,000-square-foot outdoor seating area.
Oct 21, 2014

Northern Lights Lounge celebrates 10 yrs this weekend, plus upcoming beer/booze/food events around town @detroitnews

Coach-AD woes shift from East Lansing to Ann Arbor — Connections between head football coaches and athletic directors, and how continuity affects success, seem clear enough. But it wasn't until some Tuesday morning reflections on Michigan-Michigan State took shape that the relationship took on some extra sass and timeliness.
Oct 21, 2014

Once upon a time, East Lansing specialized in football strife. Now it's Ann Arbor. AD/coach duos are the difference.

Detroit News NFL Power Rankings: Week 8 — 1. Denver Broncos (5-1): What looked to be a showdown matchup was a 42-17 laugher over the 49ers, as Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning claimed the NFL career record with his 510th touchdown pass. He had four incompletions and four touchdowns against a good defense. Last week: 1 2.
Oct 21, 2014

London Bridge is falling down, but not the #Lions in the Detroit News NFL Power Rankings:

Talk UM football with John Wangler Tuesday at 2 p.m. — Former Michigan quarterback John Wangler will take questions and comments in a live chat on Tuesday at 2 p.m.
Oct 21, 2014

Some great Bo stories here, too -- Replay: John Wangler's UM football chat via @detroitnews

Oct 21, 2014

time is ticking...@detroitnews former UM player online chat today begins in a few at 2 with John Wangler

Oct 21, 2014

Please join the @detroitnews former UM player online chat today at 2 with John Wangler