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Home of NFL's Detroit Lions hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic

DETROIT (AP) — The domed home of the Detroit Lions on Monday welcomed educators and school staff from southeast Michigan for a COVID-19 vaccine clinic. Although Ford Field can accomm...

Detroit PE teacher navigates pandemic with charity assist

DETROIT (AP) — A white board in the David Ellis Academy gymnasium is stuck on the wall. And in time. It details the planned activities for physical education classe...

New or used? Either way, price hikes squeeze US auto buyers

FENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The viral pandemic has triggered a cascade of price hikes throughout America's auto industry — a surge that has made both new and used vehicles unaffordable for many. ...

Detroit archbishop sprinkles ashes due to COVID-19 concerns

DETROIT (AP) — The Roman Catholic archbishop of Detroit employed a more COVID-safe method of ash distribution during a special Ash Wednesday service downtown. He sprinkled, rather th...

US charities raise millions in wake of Beirut port blast

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — When Manal Saab heard that a massive explosion had struck Beirut, she grabbed her phone, frantically trying to reach loved ones there. The news she received wa...

Voting history of Detroit woman, 103, dates back to FDR

DETROIT (AP) — Talu Massey is among the millions of Americans who voted before Nov. 3, resulting in record-breaking early turnout. But it's far from the Detroit resident’s first elec...

Ex-UM official says he didn't do more to get doc off campus

DETROIT (AP) — A retired University of Michigan administrator told lawyers that he was furious to learn in the late 1970s that a doctor was sexually abusing students, though he also acknowledged that ...

Get ready: Motown Museum reopens after 4-month closure

DETROIT (AP) — Get ready, because the Motown Museum is back in business. The Detroit building where Berry Gordy Jr. built his music empire reopened its doors to the public on Wednesd...

Drive-up US citizenship eases backlog, but new threat looms

DETROIT (AP) — A 60-year-old U.K. citizen drove into a Detroit parking garage on a recent afternoon, lowered the window of her SUV to swear an oath, and left as a newly minted American. ...

Ramadan Lights to pick Detroit area's best-decorated homes

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Detroit-area Muslims who've had to socially distance themselves from the more communal aspects of Ramadan because of the coronavirus pandemic are instead celebrating the holy mo...

Detroit-area residents lift spirits with costumed parades

FERNDALE, Mich. (AP) — Sarah Ignash spends her days looking after dogs in normal times. With her business temporarily shuttered because of the coronavirus, though, she's taken to walks on the wild sid...

Hard-to-count Arab Americans urged to prioritize census

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — At a Michigan gas station, the message is obvious — at least to Arabic speakers: Be counted in the 2020 census. “Provide your community with more/additional op...

U. of Michigan reaching out to ex-athletes about late doctor

CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan is sending a letter to thousands of former student-athletes, asking them to speak with investigators from a law firm it hired to lead a probe i...

Whistleblower in Michigan doctor sexual abuse case to speak

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — An attorney announced Wednesday his firm represents more than a dozen people in the University of Michigan sexual abuse case and will hold a news conference with the whistlebl...

Wrestler adds to abuse allegations against university doctor

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — An Olympic wrestler has accused a University of Michigan doctor of touching him inappropriately during medical exams at the school and said the physician's reputation for su...