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Solar stunner: Eclipse wows sungazers

Metro Detroiters enjoy first marquee solar eclipse of this century

Project features 35-story tower in Detroit’s downtown

The project, at the cost of more than $800 million, is set to break ground in early 2018.

Mensching: Detroit return would be ‘Grand’ finale

It’s a kind of pipe dream, but wouldn’t it be great if Granderson could close his career in the same place it began?

Michigan CBs struggling; youth ‘no longer an excuse’

Michigan cornerbacks coach Mike Zordich insisted he wasn’t preaching “coachspeak” and did not want to sound overly concerned.

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Watch live: Trump says rapid exit from Afghanistan is unacceptable

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Speech Monday night will also give Trump chance for reset after one of most difficult weeks of short presidency

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Americans dazzled by solar eclipse

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It was, by all accounts, the most-observed and most-photographed eclipse in history

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Jim Harbaugh, Wolverines soak up eclipse ‘phenomenon’

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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is all about having his players experience the world. On Monday, he had them experience the universe.

Tesla wins fight for Michigan lawmaker records

A federal magistrate on Monday ordered two Michigan lawmakers to turn over lobbyist communications sought by Tesla.

Morse won’t be charged in alleged touching incident

The attorney has been the subject of lawsuits from five women who alleged sexual misconduct or touching

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Tigers to face Judge, Yanks, but focus on themselves

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One traveling baseball circus leaves town and another rolls in.

Nolan Finley to host morning show on 910AM

The Detroit News editorial page editor’s weekday show will start Sept. 5

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Clouds hold off from blocking eclipse

National Weather Service is forecasting a cloudy day for most of lower Michigan

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China’s Great Wall considers bid for FCA Jeep unit

In a statement Monday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said it had not been approached by Great Wall

French cops rule out terror in van hitting bus stops

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A van has rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille, killing one person and injuring another

Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after crash

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The investigation was ordered after two ship collisions in the past two months

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'Locked in': Verlander magnificent, Tigers end skid

Sometimes it doesn’t matter which team is 50-plus games over .500 and which is 16 games under.

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Cash-strapped states eye self-driving car taxes

Cash-strapped states are considering taxing self-driving cars as they look for ways to replace lost gas tax money

Detroit makes room for safer street cycling

Bike lanes with a separation between bike and parking lanes are popping up at the cost of nearly $150,000 per mile

Sunday, Aug 20

Trump to announce new Afghan war strategy

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The Pentagon is awaiting an announcement on a proposal to send nearly 4,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan

Hottest rides from the 2017 Dream Cruise

Here are some of the sleekest cars we saw make their way down Woodward

33 wounded, 6 fatally, in weekend Chicago shootings

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The shootings happened in just a 13-hour period ending early Sunday

Memory lane: Woodward rewards car faithful

From flashbacks to fastbacks, many heard rumbling call as Dream Cruise rolled to its end Saturday night

Saturday, Aug 19

Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

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Bannon served as a link to the so-called “alt-right” movement attuned to the attitudes and opinions of Trump’s base

Dream tour: Trolley streetcars tour Woodward’s cruise

The Woodward Dream Tour features streetcars going up and down Woodward

FCA cancels Illinois plant event with CEO, union exec

Joint appearance canceled at Belvidere plant with FCA CEO Marchionne, UAW exec Jewell

Dare to dream: Car enthusiasts take in Woodward

The Woodward Dream Cruise takes over Metro Detroit on Saturday if it hasn’t already

Friday, Aug 18

Wojo: Lions' Kenny Golladay handles the heat, and the hype

Watch Golladay work and listen to him talk, you detect more self-confidence than self-centeredness.

Barcelona van attack kills 13, injures 100

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Police said they shot and killed five Barcelona suspects in response to a separate attack in the seaside town of Cambrils

Michiganians wide-eyed about approaching solar eclipse

Museums and libraries are organizing eclipse watch parties, educational activities and glasses you can’t find elsewhere

Feds probe UAW spending on purses, shotgun

UAW exec Norwood Jewell received $2,180 shotgun purchased with training center funds

Thursday, Aug 17

3 from Detroit area arrested in prison drone drop

Three people from the Detroit area were arrested Thursday in an attempted contraband prison drop using a drone

Dream Cruise spurs copycats around country

Events around country find inspiration on Woodward Avenue

Finley: Furor raises risks for Trump White House

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He’s become more erratic, more combative, more paranoid and more offensive since he came into office

Snyder urged to condemn ‘hate’ speech in Kalkaska

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Village President Jeff Sieting has refused to apologize for a post calling for the killing of ‘every last Muslim’