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Divers search for Kennedy Townsend’s daughter, grandsonDivers search for Kennedy Townsend’s daughter, grandson

Divers search for Kennedy Townsend’s daughter, grandson

The search was suspended Saturday night and would resume Sunday morning, a Maryland Natural Resources Police news release said.        

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Retired MSP trooper dies of COVID-19 days after wifeRetired MSP trooper dies of COVID-19 days after wife

Retired MSP trooper dies of COVID-19 days after wife

A retired Michigan State Police trooper has died from COVID-19, just days after his wife died of the same virus.…

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‘The Flash’ actor Logan Williams dies at the age of 16‘The Flash’ actor Logan Williams dies at the age of 16

‘The Flash’ actor Logan Williams dies at the age of 16

Williams' agent, Michelle Gauvin, says he died Thursday. Gauvin did not give the cause of his death, but she said…

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Trump says he’d use tariffs if needed to protect oil industryTrump says he’d use tariffs if needed to protect oil industry

Trump says he’d use tariffs if needed to protect oil industry

Optimism over prospects for a deal sent benchmark oil futures to a record gain, despite an unprecedented global demand loss…

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Cheltenham defends decision to proceed with horse race eventCheltenham defends decision to proceed with horse race event

Cheltenham defends decision to proceed with horse race event

Tens of thousands of people attended the four-day event in southwest England as no government social distancing measures were in…

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Lawmaker to Whitmer: Narrow the stay-home order, speed up unemployment systemLawmaker to Whitmer: Narrow the stay-home order, speed up unemployment system

Lawmaker to Whitmer: Narrow the stay-home order, speed up unemployment system

GOP lawmaker has urged Whitmer to clarify her stay-at-home order and use common sense regarding businesses that can remain open…

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Trump talks with U.S. pro sports leaders to discuss virusTrump talks with U.S. pro sports leaders to discuss virus

Trump talks with U.S. pro sports leaders to discuss virus

Roger Penske, the Bloomfield Hills-based owner of IndyCar, was among those on the call.        

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State’s premier incoming senior football players weigh recruiting offers, await fall’s whistleState’s premier incoming senior football players weigh recruiting offers, await fall’s whistle

State’s premier incoming senior football players weigh recruiting offers, await fall’s whistle

The coronavirus pandemic has put a wrinkle in their recruiting proceedings.        

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Trump: ‘Toughest’ weeks ahead; coronavirus projected to peak in Metro Detroit next weekendTrump: ‘Toughest’ weeks ahead; coronavirus projected to peak in Metro Detroit next weekend

Trump: ‘Toughest’ weeks ahead; coronavirus projected to peak in Metro Detroit next weekend

"There will be a lot of death, unfortunately. There will be death," Trump said in a somber start to his…

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Trump: 'Toughest' weeks ahead; coronavirus projected to peak in Metro Detroit next weekendTrump: 'Toughest' weeks ahead; coronavirus projected to peak in Metro Detroit next weekend

Trump: 'Toughest' weeks ahead; coronavirus projected to peak in Metro Detroit next weekend

Washington – President Donald Trump on Saturday returned to the idea of opening up the country’s economy as soon as…

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Puerto Rico discovers protective supply cache amid COVID-19Puerto Rico discovers protective supply cache amid COVID-19

Puerto Rico discovers protective supply cache amid COVID-19

The suspected mismanagement of essential supplies during Hurricane Maria turned out to be a boon for Puerto Rico as it…

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As Michigan deaths reach 540, White House-cited modeling predicts peak next weekAs Michigan deaths reach 540, White House-cited modeling predicts peak next week

As Michigan deaths reach 540, White House-cited modeling predicts peak next week

Michigan has reported an additional 61 coronavirus deaths and 1,481 confirmed cases as of Saturday afternoon.        

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As Michigan deaths reach 540, White House-cited modeling predicts peak next weekAs Michigan deaths reach 540, White House-cited modeling predicts peak next week

As Michigan deaths reach 540, White House-cited modeling predicts peak next week

Michigan has reported an additional 61 coronavirus deaths and 1,481 confirmed cases as of Saturday afternoon.        

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David Goricki’s Top 50: 2021 high school football classDavid Goricki’s Top 50: 2021 high school football class

David Goricki’s Top 50: 2021 high school football class

The Detroit News' David Goricki ranks the incoming seniors in this fall's high school state football class.        

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Washington state nonprofit files lawsuit saying Fox News misled viewers about coronavirusWashington state nonprofit files lawsuit saying Fox News misled viewers about coronavirus

Washington state nonprofit files lawsuit saying Fox News misled viewers about coronavirus

The lawsuit claims Fox News violated the state's Consumer Protection Act and acted in bad faith by disseminating false information…

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State’s top incoming senior football players weigh recruiting offers, await fall’s whistleState’s top incoming senior football players weigh recruiting offers, await fall’s whistle

State’s top incoming senior football players weigh recruiting offers, await fall’s whistle

The coronavirus pandemic has put a wrinkle in their recruiting proceedings.        

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Trump says ‘toughest’ weeks ahead as coronavirus projected to soon peak in Metro DetroitTrump says ‘toughest’ weeks ahead as coronavirus projected to soon peak in Metro Detroit

Trump says ‘toughest’ weeks ahead as coronavirus projected to soon peak in Metro Detroit

"There will be a lot of death, unfortunately. There will be death," Trump said in a somber start to his…

2 hours ago
Trump says 'toughest' weeks ahead as coronavirus projected to soon peak in Metro DetroitTrump says 'toughest' weeks ahead as coronavirus projected to soon peak in Metro Detroit

Trump says 'toughest' weeks ahead as coronavirus projected to soon peak in Metro Detroit

Kevin Freking and Colleen Long, Associated Press Published 6:45 p.m. ET April 4, 2020 | Updated 6:50 p.m. ET April…

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Temporary COVID-19 hospital at TCFTemporary COVID-19 hospital at TCF

Temporary COVID-19 hospital at TCF

Members of the Michigan National Guard move beds into cubicles for patients with coronavirus at the TCF Center.        

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Lives lost: Detroit mother of 4 was ‘queen’ of ballroom dancingLives lost: Detroit mother of 4 was ‘queen’ of ballroom dancing

Lives lost: Detroit mother of 4 was ‘queen’ of ballroom dancing

Described by family as a free spirit, videos of her spinning around and pulling people onto dance floors have been…

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Michigan death toll reaches 540; coronavirus cases surpass 14,000Michigan death toll reaches 540; coronavirus cases surpass 14,000

Michigan death toll reaches 540; coronavirus cases surpass 14,000

Michigan has reported an additional 61 coronavirus deaths and 1,481 confirmed cases as of Saturday afternoon.        

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Sports Sightings: A humorous look at the day’s notable photosSports Sightings: A humorous look at the day’s notable photos

Sports Sightings: A humorous look at the day’s notable photos

Sports Sightings: A humorous look at the day's notable photos        

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Prisoner dies in cell, COVID-19 virus spreads to 200 inmates in MichiganPrisoner dies in cell, COVID-19 virus spreads to 200 inmates in Michigan

Prisoner dies in cell, COVID-19 virus spreads to 200 inmates in Michigan

Michigan's first prisoner death related to coronavirus was in Jackson, where the virus has spread to 90 inmates        

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Detroit officials raise curfew possibility as COVID-19 cases, deaths surgeDetroit officials raise curfew possibility as COVID-19 cases, deaths surge

Detroit officials raise curfew possibility as COVID-19 cases, deaths surge

The city plans to increase police patrols in parks, conduct flyovers and rely on its Project Green Light camera system to…

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Corrections & Clarifications 2020Corrections & Clarifications 2020

Corrections & Clarifications 2020

The Detroit News promptly corrects factual errors or clarifies misleading information        

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‘He was one of us,’ WSU president says of worker, student who died of virus‘He was one of us,’ WSU president says of worker, student who died of virus

‘He was one of us,’ WSU president says of worker, student who died of virus

Darrin Adams worked at the university for nearly six years, mostly at Manoogian Hall. He was also a student pursuing…

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Eastern Market remains open with pre-ordering, drive-thru optionsEastern Market remains open with pre-ordering, drive-thru options

Eastern Market remains open with pre-ordering, drive-thru options

Officials are keeping the market open "for the people who need it most"        

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Detroit has nearly 4,000 cases of COVID-19; death toll at 129Detroit has nearly 4,000 cases of COVID-19; death toll at 129

Detroit has nearly 4,000 cases of COVID-19; death toll at 129

Detroit's Health Department on Saturday reported 3,969 cases of COVID-19, 129 total deaths        

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Great Lakes freighters on guard against coronavirusGreat Lakes freighters on guard against coronavirus

Great Lakes freighters on guard against coronavirus

Ships will be granted entry into the U.S. only if they don't carry sick crew members        

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Longtime Henry Ford nurse dies after testing positive for COVID-19Longtime Henry Ford nurse dies after testing positive for COVID-19

Longtime Henry Ford nurse dies after testing positive for COVID-19

Saturday would have been Lisa Ewald's 54th birthday        

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MI Dream Home: Newly renovated Holland estate is situated along sandy beachMI Dream Home: Newly renovated Holland estate is situated along sandy beach

MI Dream Home: Newly renovated Holland estate is situated along sandy beach

The home's interior was designed to bring the outdoors in with views of the surrounding area and a 180 degree…

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2nd Wayne County sheriff’s staff member dies from virus2nd Wayne County sheriff’s staff member dies from virus

2nd Wayne County sheriff’s staff member dies from virus

Deputy died a week after testing positive, sheriff's office said        

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Selfridge open house canceled over coronavirus concernsSelfridge open house canceled over coronavirus concerns

Selfridge open house canceled over coronavirus concerns

The air show was to feature the Canadian Forces Snowbirds and was scheduled for June 6-7 and was cancelled amid concerns…

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WSU prevails in lawsuit filed by pediatricians groupWSU prevails in lawsuit filed by pediatricians group

WSU prevails in lawsuit filed by pediatricians group

The doctors accused the university of skimming more than $60 million in Medicaid funds for physicians who treat the poor…

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Feds make N95 masks available to TSA agents at Michigan airports after complaintsFeds make N95 masks available to TSA agents at Michigan airports after complaints

Feds make N95 masks available to TSA agents at Michigan airports after complaints

After employee complaints, the TSA has made N95 respirator masks available to screening officers at Detroit Metro Airport during the…

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Pilots, auto firm deliver face shields for health workersPilots, auto firm deliver face shields for health workers

Pilots, auto firm deliver face shields for health workers

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Waterford Township — A volunteer effort involving a seaplane flight school owner,…

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Lawsuit: Stay-at-home order violated free speech of anti-abortion protesterLawsuit: Stay-at-home order violated free speech of anti-abortion protester

Lawsuit: Stay-at-home order violated free speech of anti-abortion protester

A law center is suing Michigan Gov. Whitmer and the city of Detroit for allegedly violating the rights of a…

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Detroit area group raises cash to feed health workers, help restaurantsDetroit area group raises cash to feed health workers, help restaurants

Detroit area group raises cash to feed health workers, help restaurants

Monica Toomey introduced a simple idea to her philanthropy group in Bloomfield Village, thinking they could raise a little money…

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Michigan COVID-19 cases climb to over 12,700, deaths hit 479Michigan COVID-19 cases climb to over 12,700, deaths hit 479

Michigan COVID-19 cases climb to over 12,700, deaths hit 479

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Michigan reached more than 12,740 Friday as the death toll jumped to 479…

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Ex-Macomb County prosecutor’s top aide put on leaveEx-Macomb County prosecutor’s top aide put on leave

Ex-Macomb County prosecutor’s top aide put on leave

Derek Miller, 36, of Warren is charged with conspiracy in an alleged scheme to embezzle $600,000 in county funds        

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Boaters take to the waterways despite Stay at Home orderBoaters take to the waterways despite Stay at Home order

Boaters take to the waterways despite Stay at Home order

Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw said the governor's March 24 order on sheltering-in-place prohibited boating in Michigan        

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Shelby Twp. seeks tips in hit and run that critically injured manShelby Twp. seeks tips in hit and run that critically injured man

Shelby Twp. seeks tips in hit and run that critically injured man

Victim was riding his bicycle when pickup struck him, officials said.        

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Michigan distributes K-12 learning plan guideMichigan distributes K-12 learning plan guide

Michigan distributes K-12 learning plan guide

School districts across Michigan on Friday received a 12-page guide to create a local remote learning plan for K-12 students…

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Metro Detroit jails quarantine newcomers, give protective gear to staffMetro Detroit jails quarantine newcomers, give protective gear to staff

Metro Detroit jails quarantine newcomers, give protective gear to staff

Metro Detroit jails quarantine newcomers, give PPE gear to staff        

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Whitmer order tightens stay-home edict, restricts those who have been exposedWhitmer order tightens stay-home edict, restricts those who have been exposed

Whitmer order tightens stay-home edict, restricts those who have been exposed

Whitmer strengthened the stay-at-home order she issued two weeks ago, ordering anyone with COVID-19 symptoms or a positive coronavirus test…

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Canton Township man cut wife with saw, dragged daughter by hair, police sayCanton Township man cut wife with saw, dragged daughter by hair, police say

Canton Township man cut wife with saw, dragged daughter by hair, police say

The officers found a woman in the driveway with lacerations on her face and body, while her 8-year-old daughter had a bump…

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Detroit-area real estate market shaken to foundation by COVID-19 outbreakDetroit-area real estate market shaken to foundation by COVID-19 outbreak

Detroit-area real estate market shaken to foundation by COVID-19 outbreak

Candace Kettner did something she never would have dreamed of doing before the coronavirus pandemic shook the real estate market…

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The Henry Ford in Dearborn to lay off 80% of workers, cut payThe Henry Ford in Dearborn to lay off 80% of workers, cut pay

The Henry Ford in Dearborn to lay off 80% of workers, cut pay

The Henry Ford museum and Greenfield Village, which closed last month amid the coronavirus pandemic, is facing $10 million deficit…

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