The Macomb Daily

  • Friesen headline Laughs for the Lake House in St. Clair Shores
    Wednesday - 03/21/2018 - 06:05 AM

    Cancer is not something to laugh about but everyone needs a break from the battle, pain and sorrow it brings.For those times there is the Lake House, which will be hosting its annual fundraiser, Laughs for the Lake House, at 5 p.m.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Supreme Court skeptical of crisis pregnancy center law
    Wednesday - 03/21/2018 - 04:59 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court seems likely to strike down a California law that mainly regulates anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers.Both conservative and liberal justices voiced skepticism Tuesday about the law that requires the centers to tell clients about the availability of contraception, abortion and pre-natal care, at little or no cost.

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  • Put the mayors in charge
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 08:40 PM

    Why aren't these people running the country?This past week, hundreds of mayors and other local officials came to Washington to try to get some action out of Congress and the administration, and many of them were asking common-sensical questions.Such as:Why would you start a trade war when so many people already are struggling to earn a living?Why would you cut taxes when we are desperate to fix potholes, replace rusting water pipes and modernize our ports?What country are you living in?

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  • Trump is a freak of political nature. Here's you can beat him.
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 09:03 PM

    Campaigned in the wrong states. Ineffective message. Uninspiring orator. Represented all that is wrong with Washington. Strengths turned into fatal liabilities. Anti-gun. Made rhetorical gaffes. Investigated. Unique baggage and vulnerabilities.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Mitch Ryder's show at Andiamo postponed due to illness
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 07:21 PM

    Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels' show scheduled for Saturday at Andiamo Celebrity Showroom in Warren has been postponed due to an illness, promoters said Tuesday.The new show date is Saturday, June 23.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • MAC Attack! Buffalo, Central Michigan reach first Sweet 16
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 05:41 PM

    NEW YORK >> Buffalo and Central Michigan are crashing the women's Sweet 16.The two 11 seeds from the Mid-American Conference pulled off stunning road upsets of Florida State and Ohio State on Monday night to advance to the regional semifinals for the first time in school history.It's the first time a school from the MAC has advanced this far since Bowling Green reached the regional semifinals in 2007.

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  • There's a blamer-in-chief in the Oval Office
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 05:50 PM

    President Donald Trump knows little history. But he can read a short take, so someone should slip him a copy of Dwight Eisenhower's brief note of June 5, 1944, on the eve of the largest seaborne assault in history, D-Day, with World War II at stake."The troops, the air and the Navy did all that Bravery and devotion to duty could do," the supreme allied commander wrote in a message he intended to deliver only if the Normandy invasion failed.

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  • Matchups get managed, even in meaningless spring training games
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 06:52 PM

    SARASOTA, Fla. >> Buck Showalter heard that Lance Lynn was pitching against the Orioles and knew he'd be changing his lineup.The Baltimore manager wasn't concerned about the result of last week's Grapefruit League game against Minnesota, played hours after Lynn officially joined the team.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • The unbalanced California FACT Act
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 05:23 PM

    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether pro-life pregnancy help centers in California should be required to post notices informing women of the availability of abortions elsewhere.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Mid-Michigan entertainment events weekend of March 23-25 and beyond
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 03:55 PM

    ARTLinda Craig Exhibit: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. March 2-March 30 at Art Reach of Mid-Michigan, 111 E Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, Into Form-Sixty Years of Drawings and Prints by Beverly Pepper: 9 a.m-5 p.m.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • New website explains Michigan school finances
    Wednesday - 03/21/2018 - 06:38 AM

    Michigan residents can now view the fiscal health of schools across the state through the MI School Financials Dashboard, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.The new, easy-to-use website provides visual financial data about Michigan's local school districts, intermediate school districts and public school academies through interactive maps, pie charts and graphs.

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  • Google announces plan to combat spread of misinformation
    Wednesday - 03/21/2018 - 02:00 AM

    Google announced Tuesday that it plans to spend $300 million over the next three years to help combat the spread of misinformation online and help journalism outlets.The company said it has adjusted its systems and rankings to lead people to "more authoritative content" on Google search and YouTube, especially when it comes to breaking news events.

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  • Jeffery's 29 points leads New Haven back to the Breslin
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 09:01 PM

    New Haven is going back to the Breslin Center. But not without a fight.Ronald Jeffery III scored 29 points to lead the foul-plagued Rockets to a 78-72 victory over Bridgeport in a Class B quarterfinal boys basketball game at Corunna on Tuesday night.Tavares Oliver Jr.

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  • Guevara guides Central Michigan women's hoops to new heights
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 07:18 PM

    Central Michigan women's basketball was in rough shape when Sue Guevara took over a decade ago.The veteran coach, slowly and surely, has turned the program around.When Guevara took her team south to cross the border last week, the school hadn't experienced any success in the NCAA women's basketball tournament.

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  • Reward offered for info on indecent exposure at Roseville store
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 07:44 PM

    Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering a cash reward for information leading to the identity of a man accused of exposing himself at a Roseville convenience store.The man walked into the 7-Eleven store on Masonic Boulevard and Little Mack Avenue about 3:10 a.m.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Column: Poulter a 'match play ninja' only when playing well
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 05:43 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas >> Memories are strong in match play, which might explain why Ian Poulter picked up a new nickname.Golf held its version of a selection show Monday night at a downtown hotel when the 16 four-man groups were drawn for the Dell Technologies Match Play.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Legislature loosens liquor restrictions for veteran clubs
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 05:58 PM

    LANSING (AP) - Michigan legislators say veterans affiliated with a private club or fraternal organization should be permitted to drink at whatever location they please.The Senate took a final vote Tuesday to discard a provision in the state's liquor code that says members of veteran organizations can only purchase alcohol from their local chapter's club.

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  • Felony charges dropped against Clinton Township sex offender in Ferndale
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 04:46 PM

    Felony charges have been dismissed in Ferndale against a convicted sex offender accused of failing to give his correct address and vehicle information under the state's Sex Offender Registration law.Joshua Owens, 26, of Clinton Township was arraigned on the two felonies in Ferndale 43rd District Court earlier this month.

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  • Farmington student makes the All-State Honors Choir
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 03:32 PM

    Making it into the State Honors Choir is a major accomplishment in the singing world, and four Farmington High School students - Sophia Franklin, Antoine McCoy and Megan Cromwell - along with North Farmington High School student Kirsten Zahn, snagged that honor this year.On top of making it into the State Honors Choir, Franklin has been selected into the All-State Honors Choir, which will perform at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival in May at Western Michigan University.

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  • March for Our Lives plans hundreds of 'sibling marches,' many in Trump country
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 04:04 PM

    Saturday's celebrity-funded March for Our Lives in downtown Washington demands 2,000 portable toilets and 20 Jumbotrons, and is expected to draw as many as 500,000 people.In Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Emma Skidmore, the 16-year-old organizer of a sister march on the same day, will be happy with much less.

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  • Romeo strolling dinner set for April 25
    Wednesday - 03/21/2018 - 06:16 AM

    The second annual Romeo High School Culinary Arts Strolling Dinner will take place Wednesday, April 25 at the Romeo Engineering & Technology Center.The dining event allows guest to enjoy a wide variety of small plate selections, which will be prepared and served by the culinary students.The first seating opens at 5:30, with food served at 5:45 p.

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  • Red Wings beat Flyers 5-4 in shootout to halt 10-game skid
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 11:41 PM

    DETROIT >> Frans Nielsen scored his NHL-record 22nd shootout winner and the Detroit Red Wings edged the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 on Tuesday night to end their 10-game losing streak.Dylan Larkin scored twice, Luke Glendending had a goal and Evgeny Svechnikov got his first in the NHL for the Red Wings.

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  • De La Salle downs U-D High in Class A quarterfinals
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 08:59 PM

    Sweet 16?Not from the perspective of the De La Salle varsity basketball program.Enough was enough, figured the Pilots.So they huffed and puffed and blew out the candles on the 16-game losing streak against University of Detroit Jesuit High School Cubs in a Class A quarterfinal game Tuesday night.

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  • Spieth looking for a spark at Match Play
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 07:19 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas >> Seven tournaments into the year, Jordan Spieth has two top 10s, two missed cuts and no serious chances at winning.He also sees no reason to panic just yet.Certainly not this week.His stretch run to the Masters begins Wednesday with the Dell Technologies Match Play, and while Spieth has made it out of group play just once in three years of this format, it's the first time all year he won't have a scorecard in his hand.

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  • Michigan, Ohio see rise in immigrant arrests, deportations
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 07:58 PM

    DETROIT (AP) - A newspaper review of federal records has found that the number of immigrants arrested or deported by federal agents in Michigan and Ohio has risen in the past year as President Donald Trump's administration has increased immigration enforcement.The

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  • Alliance of American Football to kick off after Super Bowl
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 05:45 PM

    Pro football - actual games - won't disappear from TV screens, mobile devices and the American consciousness once the Super Bowl ends next February.The Alliance of American Football will kick off the following Sunday.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • What if Trump's really serious about arming teachers?
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 05:50 PM

    It's hard to know if President Donald Trump's plan to arm teachers is a real proposal or just noise to obscure his hapless response to the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Potential school threat averted at Richmond High School last week
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 05:06 PM

    A possible safety threat to students attending Richmond Community Schools was recently averted before it began when a student submitted an anonymous tip to police regarding a social media post.In a letter sent to parents March 11, Superintendent Brian Walmsley said a student reported a statement and social media post made by another student to police through the state's OK2SAY program, which allows students to confidentially report tips on potential harm or criminal activities directed at students, school employees and schools.

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  • Pat Caputo - Red Wings, Tank Town and the sheer magnitude of Rasmus Dahlin
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 03:22 PM

    Red Wings vs. Flyers. Tuesday night. Little Caesars Arena.What do the Red Wings, hopelessly out of the playoff race, have to lose?Perhaps a really, really lot - if they win.Welcome to Tank Town, where losing is winning, and winning is losing, a place where the world has been turned upside down.

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  • Former CMU vice provost writes about Detroit church crime in "Blind Pig"
    Tuesday - 03/20/2018 - 04:20 PM

    From 6 to 11 a.m., you will find Les Cochran blasting rock 'n' roll music in his office with the doors closed, writing down his thoughts. This freedom comes with being retired from his long-standing career in academia as a professor, dean and a vice provost at Central Michigan University for 10 years.

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