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'Revenge of the Nerds' star Booger, a Detroit native, resurfaces on TBS' 'King of the Nerds' show

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:14:56 -0800

DETROIT, MI -- Booger is back for a third season! Curtis Armstrong, a Detroit native, has returned to the TBS show "King of the Nerds" with actor Robert Carradine to give the "Revenge of the Nerds" comedies a new twist. This 61-year-old who graduated from Berkley High School and Oakland University is a co-host for a program billed as "the ultimate nerd-off."

Kuzzo's Chicken & Waffles, backed by former NFL player, to open in Detroit on Jan. 27

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:04:12 -0800

DETROIT, MI -- Detroit native Ron Bartell, 32, is ready for his next challenge.

Madonna seeks your help to open Detroit Achievement Academy; fundraising deadline nears

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:29:56 -0800

DETROIT, MI -- Seven months after Madonna decided to fund three Detroit non-profit organizations to benefit schools, after-school programs and the homeless, she's now asking others to join her crusade.

Detroit gets its first First Merit Bank branch

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:34:00 -0800

Akron, Ohio-based First Merit Bank will open its first branch office in Detroit on Wednesday with an open house and noon ribbon cutting at the Orchestra Place branch at 3663 Woodward Ave.The bank's parent company, FirstMerit Corp., has about $24.6 billion in assets. In 2013, it bought Flint-based Citizens Republic Bancorp and later brought on Sandy Pierce, a longtime veteran of the local banking ...

Ranking: Detroit is an unhealthy city

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:33:50 -0800

It's probably not a surprise that Detroit is at the bottom when it comes to health. The latest health ranking scorecard of 50 cities from ranks Detroit 40th-healthiest in the nation, slightly ahead of Indianapolis.A high number of uninsured residents and a poor American Fitness Index score contributed to Detroit's dismal health rating. The data-driven ranking looked at exercise ...

Editorial cartoon: Michigan road tax

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:33:27 -0800

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Jack White's pitch now on baseball card

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:33:17 -0800

Detroit native Jack White, the former White Stripes frontman often captured in photos looking grim, was in the news last summer when he threw out the ceremonial first pitch before a Detroit Tigers game.The moment is now immortalized in a baseball card. New York City-based trading card company Topps has included White, smiling while wearing a Detroit Stars jersey from the Negro Leagues during his ...

Spotlight on: Kevin Bopp, Associated Community Services

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:32:57 -0800

Central Processing Services has named Kevin Bopp as CEO and chief communications officer for sister company Associated Community Services. Bopp has been with Southfield-based ACS for more than five years. Before that, he worked for Diversified Construction and Larson Realty. As CEO, he occupies a new position that covers and expands the role held by the recently retired Ted Wildman, former vice ...

New hires, promotions and appointments across metro Detroit

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:32:47 -0800

Robert Wilson to senior vice president and business development officer, Citizens Financial Group Inc., Southfield, from vice president and director of the private equity group, Huntington National Bank, Troy.

Letter: Coal fleet aging, but not out of date

Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:32:15 -0800

David Mengebier - Editor: It was frustrating to read comments in Jay Greene's Jan. 21 blog, "How to decipher Gov. Snyder's State of the State mentions of energy policy," by supposed experts on energy and environmental policy like Steve Frenkel's erroneous statement that Michigan is home to among the least economic coal plant fleets in the nation. That's just not true. Our coal fleet may be aging ...