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Local teen says ticket to prom with Pistons Andre Drummond will cost her 12K retweets

Jan 27, 2015

Local teen says ticket to prom with #Pistons @AndreDrummondd will cost her 12K retweets: bit.ly/1CK5FOA (@deadgirlrocky)

Facebook: Internal glitch caused hour-long global outage

wxyz.com — SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Facebook said it suffered a self-inflicted outage lasting an hour on Tuesday that made its site inaccessible to users worldwide. The glitch reported in Asia, the United States, Australia and the U.K. affected access from PCs and Facebook's mobile app. The social media giant's Instagram service was also inaccessible.
Jan 27, 2015

While you were sleeping your Facebook and Instagram went down. But don't panic, it wasn't a cyber attack: bit.ly/1yL4tJg

Golden Tate enjoys Pro Bowl experience

wxyz.com — Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate took advantage of his first Pro Bowl experience. Tate caught two passes for 98 yards as Team Irvin defeated Team Carter 32-28. Tate shared his thoughts on his week in Arizona after Sunday night's game.
Jan 26, 2015

RT @TomLeyden: SEE IT: @ShowtimeTate on field after Pro Bowl win. Enjoyed experience in AZ, not bitter former teammates in SB -> http://t.c…

Jan 26, 2015

SEE IT: @ShowtimeTate on field after Pro Bowl win. Enjoyed experience in AZ, not bitter former teammates in SB -> wxyz.com/sports/footbal…

Patriots owner makes strong defense of team

wxyz.com — CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft demanded an apology from the league once the Patriots are found to be not guilty of breaking any rules regarding using under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game. A conclusion Kraft is certain will occur.
Jan 26, 2015

SEE IT -> #Patriots owner Robert Kraft makes a strong, passionate defense of his team, coach and quarterback. wxyz.com/sports/patriot…

TSA releases 2014 confiscation list with notable items

wxyz.com — (WXYZ) - Every day, Transportation Security Administration agents across the country do their best to keep us safe in the air. The government organization just posted their 2014 year in review on their blog. And, let's just say, their confiscation list --is a bit eye opening This past year, the TSA on average recovered about six firearms per day across the country.
Jan 26, 2015

A knife hidden in an enchilada? Just one of the items confiscated by TSA in 2014 bit.ly/1EMXa4x pic.twitter.com/bvLJgycT82

Red Wings set to begin second half of season in Florida

wxyz.com — WXYZ - The Red Wings find themselves tied for second-place in the Eastern Conference with just 35 games to go in the regular season. After the five-day All-Star break, things pick up with a Florida swing with games against the Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning.

Serious crash shuts down US-23 in Livingston County

Jan 26, 2015

RT @wxyzdetroit: TRAFFIC ALERT: Serious crash shuts down US-23 southbound after M-36 bit.ly/1EMSNq3

Meet the 7-year-old cancer survivor giving back to other youth patients

wxyz.com — LAKE ORION (WXYZ) - It's Catholic schools week at St. Joseph's grade school, and the kids are kicking the week off with a big project. One by one, they tie their knots on blankets for youth cancer patients. Will Pennanen knows the impact these blankets can make.
Jan 26, 2015

Today I met a 7-year old cancer survivor in Lake Orion who's giving back to kids. Will rocks. wxyz.com/news/meet-the-… pic.twitter.com/2fGrxoU9BB

Jan 26, 2015

Meet the 7-year old cancer survivor from Lake Orion who's giving back to kids still fighting. wxyz.com/news/meet-the-… pic.twitter.com/2fGrxoU9BB

FLIGHT TRACKER: Historic storm affecting flights in and out of Detroit Metro Airport

wxyz.com — DETROIT (WXYZ) - The historic storm that is bearing down on the northeast United States is already causing a number of flight cancelations and delays at Metro Airport. FlightAware.com provides up to date information by city. As of 9 a.m. Detroit Metro was reporting around 40 canceled flights in and out of the airport.
Jan 26, 2015

RT @TheNowDetroit: The cancellation board is lighting up at Metro ahead of the east coast snow storm. Check your flight here: bit.ly/1yIHr5B

Jan 26, 2015

RT @TheNowDetroit: The cancellation board is lighting up at Metro ahead of the east coast snow storm. Check your flight here: bit.ly/1yIHr5B

Oakland Raiders sign Charles Woodson to one-year contract

wxyz.com — By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders signed pending free-agent safety Charles Woodson to a one-year contract extension on Monday, bringing him back for an 18th season in the NFL. The team announced the contract by releasing a picture on Twitter of Woodson signing the deal next to Hall of Fame defensive back Willie Brown.
Jan 26, 2015

Will Charles Woodson outlast Peyton Manning in NFL? Woodson signed on for 2015 -> wxyz.com/sports/oakland…

Michigan basketball team facing uphill climb in search of NCAA tournament bid

wxyz.com — By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- When the clock expired at the end of Michigan's overtime loss to Wisconsin over the weekend, a significant portion of the crowd at Crisler Center began applauding. After everything the Wolverines have accomplished over the last couple seasons, moral victories are certainly not the goal in Ann Arbor.
Jan 26, 2015

It's going to be an uphill climb for @umichbball to make NCAA Tournament. @noahtrister has the story -> wxyz.com/sports/michiga…

Drone found on White House grounds re-opens debate about regulations and security

wxyz.com — WASHINGTON, D.C. - The White House received an unlikely visitor early Monday - in the form of a drone. Secret Service agents found a 2-foot-quad-copter drone on White House grounds and, although it ultimately was cleared as not a threat, there were concerns at first that it could be carrying explosives.
Jan 26, 2015

Drone found on White House grounds re-opens debate about regulations and security bit.ly/1xZYqN4 pic.twitter.com/kml8FDLo3b

Matt Austin talks about his new album and performing at the North American International Auto Show

wxyz.com — (WXYZ) - Detroiter and new age country artist Matt Austin will be appearing at Channel 7 Family Day at the North American International Auto Show. But, before he headed down to Cobo, Austin appeared on 7 Action News This Morning on 20 to talk about the event and his upcoming album .

Stafford named Pro Bowl offensive MVP

wxyz.com — GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Few moved very fast, no one flattened a quarterback and there were no bone-jarring hits in the gentle, friendly version of football played at the Pro Bowl Sunday. Even in a game dominated by offense, J.J. Watt was the star.
Jan 26, 2015

SEE IT: Matthew Stafford talking on field after winning Pro Bowl Offensive MVP. @ShowtimeTate bombs interview -> wxyz.com/sports/staffor…

Jan 26, 2015

#Lions Recap of Matthew Stafford receiving Pro Bowl offensive MVP honors tonight. Story: bit.ly/1zerczv #Detroit #ProBowl2015

Brandon Jennings to miss rest of season with injury

wxyz.com — AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (WXYZ) -- After injuring his left leg against Milwaukee Saturday, Pistons guard Brandon Jennings took to Twitter Sunday to share the prognosis. Jennings was evaluated Sunday in Detroit after staying overnight in Milwaukee.
Jan 25, 2015

Dang! @wxyzdetroit: Pistons guard Brandon Jennings to miss the rest of the season with a leg injury. bit.ly/1yhNBoB"

Jan 25, 2015

RT @wxyzdetroit: Pistons guard Brandon Jennings to miss the rest of the season with a leg injury. bit.ly/1yhNBoB

Tavares scores 4, Team Toews outscores Team Foligno

wxyz.com — COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- John Tavares of the New York Islanders matched a record with four goals, and Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12 on Sunday night in the highest-scoring NHL All-Star game. The wild, no-defense exhibition even featured a fake fight to go with goals in bunches.
Jan 25, 2015

Team Toews rolls in Columbus as 29 combined goals sets new NHL All Star Game record. wxyz.com/sports/hockey/… pic.twitter.com/5d0138joLw

LIVE AT 11: The Suburban Ford 7 Sports Cave with Helene St. James & Tony Paul

wxyz.com — (WXYZ) - It's the 50th episode of the Suburban Ford 7 Sports Cave this week, and we have a couple of new panelists on the show! The two have been on the show before, but not as panelists. This week, Justin Rose is joined by Detroit Free Press Red Wings writer Helene St.

PHOTO: Former Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer takes out full-page ad in Detroit Free Press thanking fans

wxyz.com — DETROIT (WXYZ) - Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer thanked fans in a unique way Sunday. He took out a full-page ad on the backpage of the Sunday edition of the Detroit Free Press. Scherzer, who won the 2013 American League Cy Young, signed a 7-year, $210 million contract with the Washington Nationals earlier this week.