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A different kind of horsepower heading to Detroit

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Frigid weather in Wyandotte can't stop Christmas parade

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Blocks apart, pair of Grosse Pointe Shores houses catch fire

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How Kwame Kilpatrick used wedding card in latest effort to find freedom

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No end in sight for Grosse Ile bridge nightmares

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War Department wanted to keep WWII bombings in Michigan quiet

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Mom sues Archdiocese, priest over son's funeral

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Boat lost since 1891 discovered in Lake Michigan

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Mich. lawmaker used campaign funds for Disney trips. Now officials have questions.

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Driver with icy window hits Roseville police car -- Roseville police reminding people it's illegal to drive with obstructed vision after a Fraser driver collides with police car

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Now you can bowl and even swim with Santa -- Santa Claus is making his rounds around metro Detroit again to celebrate the holiday season.

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CLOSE - Grosse Ile Toll Bridge traffic backups - Grosse Ile Toll Bridge at the island's northern end has hours-long backups. 1 day ago

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Crime Stopper founder carjacked in Grosse Pointe -- Unbeknownst to the suspect, the man he allegedly knocked to the ground is one of Detroit's most prominent crime fighters, John Broad.

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Police: Trucker says he was fired upon by another trucker on I-75 -- The 68-year-old victim called 911 to report that a man had pointed a handgun at his white Freightliner truck and fired it.

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Grosse Ile bridge closure: What you need to know -- The bridge will be closed indefinitely for safety reasons, and residents who want to come and go will have to pay a $5 toll.

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Pet cat tests positive for rabies in Birmingham -- Officials announced that a domestic cat is confirmed to be infected with rabies, the 16th animal in Oakland County confirmed to contract the disease.

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Canton man, 56, becomes citizen after 18 years in US: 'I want to vote' -- Majid Dieaakbary of Canton was among 17 people from 11 countries who became U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony Friday in Mount Clemens.

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Census jobs pay $19 an hour and you might be able to work from home -- The bureau is looking for thousands of workers to fill well-paid, work-from-home jobs for its 2020 Census research.

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Man killed crossing road on scooter in Troy -- The man, who was not within a crosswalk, improperly crossed the road in his personal mobility scooter when he was hit by a 2005 Ford Taurus.

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Buck numbers appear up in northern Michigan as firearms season opens -- Michigan's firearms season runs through November 30.

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Absentee voting skyrocketing in Michigan: Why clerks are concerned -- With the advent of no-reason absentee voting, the number of voters choosing that option is skyrocketing, causing headaches for local clerks

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Tlaib scrutinized for payments made from campaign funds -- Tlaib, D-Detoit, paid herself out of campaign funds but report says she may have done so for too long,

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Michigan minors banned from buying cough medicine without prescription -- The restriction on dextromethorphan will take effect next July.

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Don't let legal weed send you to the emergency room -- With marijuana set to hit store shelves Dec. 1 for recreational use in Michigan, doctors and hospitals are gearing up for a surge in emergency department visits.

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Change coming to Detroit teacher evaluation process -- Pupils will have less impact on evaluations than conceived, but teachers aren't happy with the plan.

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Students to Wayne State board: Stop fighting -- One thing the students agree on - it's time for the board to put aside the brawling and return to focusing on students and issues the school faces.

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UAW-Ford contract voting: Where it stands, what's next -- The UAW is expected to announce ratification Friday of a new four-year contract with Ford.

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This dispensary plans to giveaway 200 free Popeyes chicken sandwiches -- The medical marijuana dispensary will be giving away 200 free chicken sandwiches Friday from 5-7 p.m. on a first-come first-serve basis.

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Police: Man fires 14 shots at vehicle with young son, boy's mother inside -- Clinton Township man is charged with trying to kill his 2-year-old son, boy's mother after authorities say he fired 14 shots at vehicle they were in.

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Kroger hiring to fill 500+ positions across Michigan -- Applicants must apply online first, then attend an interview at any Kroger store on Nov. 17 or Nov. 18.

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Detroit Renaissance High teacher disciplined over slavery comments -- Teacher who said students were like slaves to instructors gets unpaid suspension and must undergo training.

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Grosse Ile bridge closed after deterioration causes 'alarm' -- Grosse Ile residents said Thursday that having only one way on and off the island added considerable commute times — more than an hour — for some.

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What inside sources are saying about Mark Dantonio's future -- Michigan State football is willing to let Mark Dantonio go out on his own terms as the winningest coach in program history.

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Congresswoman wants soil tested at 14,000 Detroit sites after 'alarming' report -- Soil testing could be a significant undertaking because of the voluminous amount of federally-funded demolitions that have occurred in Detroit.

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Auburn Hills woman, boyfriend jailed in Atlanta death of college roommate -- Alexis Crawford was reported missing Nov. 1, five days after she filed a report accusing her roommate's boyfriend of "unwanted kissing and touching."

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Detroit man sentenced in fatal W. Va. hit-and-run crash -- Investigators say Jermaine Demeurs Baird fatally struck Carol Brooks while she was walking in Huntington, then escaped to Michigan.

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Quarter, magnet could reveal important info about your home's water -- In Michigan, lead is showing up in the water of many homes after lead limit became strictest in the nation. Here's what to know, wherever you live.

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Mapping Thanksgiving: Best times to shop and drive -- A study called Mapping Thanksgiving, conducted by Google and New York-based data journalism site Polygraph, maps out when to get things done.

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Grand Rapids to pay $190K to Latino US citizen held by ICE -- Customs Enforcement held Ramos-Gomez for three days last December before releasing the Michigan-born U.S. citizen.

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Unusual November cold delays road projects -- The Michigan Department of Transportation had planned to generally wrap up state road projects for the winter on Friday, spokesman Jeff Cranson said.

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Feds: Redford man hid 20,000 child porn images on phone -- The social media site Tumblr discovered a user was uploading child pornography. The feds were alerted. They found a suspect: a married Redford man.

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DIA millage renewal to be on Wayne Co. ballot in March -- DIA millage renewal to be on Wayne Co. ballot in March after art authority there is the first in the tri-county area to OK putting question to voters.

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Senate votes to end ban on baiting deer: What it means -- The state Senate repealed a ban on baiting deer during hunting season. But the bill won't go into effect in time for this season, which starts Friday

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U.S. Attorney: Beaumont violated deaf patients' rights -- A settlement was reached Wednesday between Beaumont Health and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Michigan over allegations the hospital system violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Corrections & Clarifications -- The following corrections and clarifications have been published by Detroit Free Press.

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Photographer spots deer with 3 antlers in U.P.

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Legal weed sales in Michigan could begin Dec. 1

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Michigan murder suspect's latest words new twist in unsolved cases

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One of Michigan's most notorious killers pens letter to the Free Press

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Missing Southfield woman involved in shootout Up North before disappearance

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Mich. car insurance fee to drop to $100 — or be eliminated completely

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Boy, 17, with vape lung injury undergoes double lung transplant in Detroit - 4 days ago

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