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Lions Rookie LB Van Noy Undergoes Core Muscle Surgery

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:38:06 -0700

Second-round draft choice, BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy, underwent successful core muscle surgery on Thursday, according to the team.

Henry Ford Health System names senior VP of philanthropy

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:31:42 -0700

Crain's Detroit Business - Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System has named Peggy Burns senior vice president of philanthropy. Burns, who will assume the job Nov. 3, is assistant dean for advancement in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at the University of Michigan. She has been in that job since 2000. Burns’ background includes 15 years in marketing and sales with Xerox Corp. She ...

Green to resign from Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:01:24 -0700

Dustin Walsh - Louis Green, president and CEO of the Detroit-based Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council, is resigning as head of the nonprofit. Green, who has lead the MMSDC since 2005, will not extend his contract that expires at the end of the year, Ben Alschuler, former vice president of marketing and communications for the organization, confirmed to Crain’s. A search committee is ...

Avila, Tigers beat Yankees in 9th

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:48:10 -0700

Detroit, MI ( - Alex Avila drove a first-pitch slider off the right-field wall in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday to give the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees.

Avila’s 2-Out Hit In 9th Lifts Tigers Over Yanks

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:29:54 -0700

Alex Avila hit an RBI single off the wall in right field with two out in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday.

Michigan health chief Haveman resigns after stroke

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:16:42 -0700

Associated Press - LANSING — State health director Jim Haveman is resigning after having a mild stroke, Gov. Rick Snyder said today. Snyder said in a statement that Haveman originally planned to remain as head of the Michigan Department of Community Health into 2015 but moved up his departure because of the Memorial Day stroke. Snyder said Haveman will step down effective Sept. 12 and Chief ...

Detroit gets $275M from Barclays for bankruptcy exit

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:46:27 -0700

Bloomberg News - The city of Detroit won a commitment from Barclays Plc for $275 million in financing to fund the city’s exit from bankruptcy if a judge approves its debt-cutting plans at a trial scheduled to start next week. Detroit, which filed the biggest U.S. municipal bankruptcy in history last year, is seeking court approval to eliminate more than $7 billion of its $18 billion in ...

MLB standings/scores/schedule

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:41:53 -0700

AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Baltimore 75 56 .573 — — 6-4 L-1 36-27 39-29 New York 69 62 .527 6 2½½ 7-3 W-1 33-31 36-31 Toronto 67 66 .504 9 5½½ 4-6 W-1

Need to know: Arts, Beats & Eats this weekend in Royal Oak

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:31:34 -0700

Crain's Detroit Business - Now in its 17th year (the fifth year in Royal Oak), Ford Arts, Beats & Eats presented by FirstMerit Bank is a huge event: More than 350,000 attended the four-day event last year. This year, attendees can enjoy more than 200 bands and entertainers on nine stages, 135 artists, food from 50-plus local restaurants and plenty of carnival rides and other family friendly ...

MDOT: Freeways may continue to flood

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:24:52 -0700

7 Questions MDOT and experts on freeway flooding problems