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Where Have All the Denver Home Depot Hot Dogs Gone?

“I’m not supposed to talk to anyone,” says the owner of several hot dog stands that operated outside of Home Depot locations in the Denver area for over twenty years...until March 2020. Before the pandemic hit, hot dog stands could be found at Home Depots all over Colorado; they included...
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GM Is Halting Production at Nearly All North America Assembly Plants

The economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past year and a half has been extensive. One segment of the economy that has been particularly impacted is car manufacturing. Manufacturers have struggled to maintain pre-pandemic production levels due to various factors, including chip shortages, which continue to affect companies like General Motors. In fact, GM recently halted production at nearly all of its North American plants due to these shortages.
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Detroit couple with 7 children died within hours of each other from COVID-19 complications

This obituary is part of “We Will Remember,” a series about those we’ve lost to the coronavirus. Troy and Charletta Green accidentally became friends and then were high school sweethearts before getting married and having a family that included seven children. The couple, married for 22 years, died hours apart and more than 1,100 miles away from each other as a result of complications from COVID-19.
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Detroit Lions fall to 0-2 after 35-17 loss to the Green Bay Packers: Game thread recap

Detroit Lions (0-1) vs. Green Bay Packers (0-1) Where: Lambeau Field in Green Bay. TV: ESPN/ESPN2 (Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Louis Riddick, and Lisa Salters on ESPN. Peyton and Eli Manning on ESPN2), Fox 2 Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1; other radio affiliates). YOUR TURN:Grade the Lions' performance vs. Packers on...
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Detroit-Area Prosecutor: I Need Help as Cases Rise

DETROIT (AP) — The chief law enforcer in Michigan's largest county is pleading with retired assistant prosecutors to join her staff after a wave of departures and a “staggering” number of crimes in the Detroit area. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said she's losing staff to other jobs and can't...
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Detroit Tigers beat Chicago White Sox, 4-3: Game thread replay

Detroit Tigers (72-78) vs. Chicago White Sox (85-64) When: 6:40 p.m. on Monday. TV: Bally Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1; other radio affiliates). First-pitch weather forecast: 76, cloudy. Probable starting pitchers: Tigers RHP Matt Manning (4-6, 5.75 ERA) vs. White Sox LHP Carlos Rodón (12-5, 2.38 ERA). FROM HINCH TO...

Both sides should support Marjorie Taylor Greene’s primary challenger

Jennifer Strahan wants to do the country a favor. The Georgia businesswoman recently announced that she plans to primary Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene in Georgia’s 14th Congressional District. Strahan describes herself as a political outsider who supports gun rights, free speech, religious freedom, the police, and the military. She...

Gene Timmer, Owner of Detroit's Popular Dutch Girl Donuts, Dies at 75

Gene Timmer, owner of the popular Dutch Girl Donuts on Woodward Avenue in Detroit died Friday after a battle with cancer. He was 75. His daughter Hanna Timmer Parrow said the Commerce Township resident passed peacefully at Ascension Providence Hospital in Novi surrounded by his family, the Detroit Free Press reports.

Former Blue Jay Anthony Gose Returns to MLB as Pitcher

It's been a long road back for Anthony Gose. The former Toronto Blue Jay hasn't played in the Major Leagues since 2016, but five years later he'll return to the highest level. The former outfield has been promoted by the Cleveland Indians, MLB Network's Jon Morosi reports, but will return to the bigs as a left-handed reliever.

Owner of the Classic ’68 Bullitt Mustang Got This Incredible Gift, Courtesy of Ford

Many years ago, Sean Kiernan’s father, Robert, bought the 1968 Ford Mustang — the same one driven by Steve McQueen in the classic action film Bullitt — through an ad he saw in Road & Track magazine. The iconic pony car served the Nashville natives well as the family vehicle for quite some time, but was eventually relegated to the garage, where it spent years in storage.

Monday Night Football: Time, TV channel, live stream and how to watch Lions vs. Packers in Canada

It's an all-NFC North matchup on Monday night. When the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions meet, it usually ends with a Packers victory. In addition to the overall one-sidedness of the matchup, recent history has also been very kind to Aaron Rodgers and Co. when they take the field opposite the Lions. Green Bay has rung off four straight wins against Detroit, dating back to 2019, and looks to make it five in a row when the teams face off at Lambeau Field for "Monday Night Football."

Fantasy Injury Report: D’Andre Swift, Marquise Brown, Darnell Mooney injury updates

The unfortunate reality of the return of the NFL is when players are allowed to go full speed — injuries are bound to happen. Week 1 of the NFL season was no exception. Now that fantasy football managers are updating and finalizing their lineups, several players have found themselves on the injury report with only a few hours until kickoff, leaving their status for Week 2 in the air.