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DETROIT | Chuck Green, who reported on Oswald’s death for AP, dies

DETROIT (AP) — Chuck Green was a witness to one of the 20th century’s biggest stories — and first to report a key piece of it to the world. The former Associated Press correspondent and chief of bureau, who died Tuesday at 82 of a blood disorder at his home in Ypsilanti, Michigan, called his … Continue reading DETROIT | Chuck Green, who reported on Oswald’s death for AP, dies

DETROIT | Blackface scandal doesn’t surprise people of color

DETROIT (AP) — In the brightly lit Vintage Barbershop in northwest Detroit, Thomas Carter carefully trimmed the graying hair of a customer as he was asked about photos that depict whites wearing blackface. He paused and slowly scanned the shop where about a half-dozen black men of various ages awaited their turn. “It’s not funny … Continue reading DETROIT | Blackface scandal doesn’t surprise people of color

DETROIT | In or out of the House, John Dingell was at home on Twitter

DETROIT (AP) — Right up until the end, John Dingell wouldn’t go down without a fight — or a tweet. The longest-serving member of Congress in American history, who died on Thursday at age 92, boasted more than 250,000 followers on the account he started in 2010. After his wife, current Rep. Debbie Dingell, tweeted … Continue reading DETROIT | In or out of the House, John Dingell was at home on Twitter

DETROIT | Freezing rain causes power outages, ices Midwest roads

DETROIT (AP) — Freezing rain left roads slippery, cut power to thousands of homes and businesses, and prompted officials to closed hundreds of schools in parts of the Midwest on Wednesday, while flooding caused by ice jams prompted evacuations in Michigan and Illinois. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory warning of freezing … Continue reading DETROIT | Freezing rain causes power outages, ices Midwest roads

DETROIT | General Motors rebounds with $8.1B 2018 profit on strong pricing

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors posted an $8.1 billion net profit for 2018, fueled by better prices for vehicles sold in the U.S., its most lucrative market. It’s a strong rebound from the previous year when the company lost $3.9 billion on a giant tax accounting charge. GM made $10.8 billion before taxes in North … Continue reading DETROIT | General Motors rebounds with $8.1B 2018 profit on strong pricing

DETROIT | AP Source: Former US Rep. John Dingell in hospice care

DETROIT (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest serving member of Congress in American history, is receiving hospice care. The person was not authorized to speak publicly but told The Associated Press on Wednesday about the 92-year-old Dingell’s condition. Dingell’s wife, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, successfully … Continue reading DETROIT | AP Source: Former US Rep. John Dingell in hospice care

DETROIT | Heavy duty: Detroit 3 all roll out biggest pickups this year

DETROIT (AP) — Nicole Foster-Beck asks a lot of the heavy-duty pickup truck she uses on her 43-acre horse farm east of Dallas. Aside from the daily hauling, her 2015 GMC Sierra has to be powerful enough to pull a heavy eight-horse trailer to competitions, yet cushy enough to keep people comfortable on trips as … Continue reading DETROIT | Heavy duty: Detroit 3 all roll out biggest pickups this year