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Wayne Ellington scores 23 to lead Pistons past Suns 118-98

PHOENIX (AP) — The Detroit Pistons turned up the defensive pressure in the second half and turned away the Phoenix Suns. Wayne Ellington scored 23 points and the Pistons made 17 3-pointers in a 118-98 victory on Thursday night. Detroit held the Suns to 38 second-half points and limited Suns star Devin Booker to six points in the final 24 minutes. “We locked in and flipped the switch,” Pistons coach Dwane Casey said. “Our guys became more disciplined as the game went on.” The Pistons turned a five-point lead early…

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Athanasiou scores No. 27 and 28 to lead Red Wings over Rangers 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) — The Red Wings will miss the playoffs for the third consecutive year, but they’re trying to develop a strong foundation for next season. Detroit got two goals from Andreas Athanasiou on Tuesday night for its second straight victory, 3-2 over the New York Rangers, who are on the brink of elimination from the playoffs. Frans Nielsen also scored and Taro Hirose recorded an assist during his NHL debut for Detroit. Jimmy Howard stopped 41 shots and improved to 10-3-3 in 16 career appearances against the Rangers.…

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Breaking News Politics 

Michigan: 5-in-10 Voters Favor Replacing Trump as GM Continues Layoffs

Nearly 5-in-10 Michigan voters said they will likely vote to replace President Trump in the upcoming 2020 presidential election as General Motors (GM) continues layoffs in the state and keeps working class communities in the dark about future layoffs. A new poll from EPIC-MRA finds that Rust Belt voters, by and large, may not be convinced that an economic nationalist populist agenda will prevail under Trump. In Michigan, about 49 percent of voters polled said they would vote to replace Trump with another presidential candidate, while 16 percent said they would consider…

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Breaking News Politics 

Displaced America: GM Ohio Plant Idles, 4.5K U.S. Workers Laid Off Since 2017

Multinational corporation General Motors (GM) has idled its assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio — the largest plant it will shut down this year — leaving about 1,600 American workers out of a job and displaced in the labor market. Closing Despite Big Profits  This year, GM announced it would stop production at four of its U.S. plants, including Detroit-Hamtramck and Warren Transmission in Michigan, Lordstown Assembly in Ohio, and Baltimore Operations in Maryland. This comes after GM laid off about 1,500 American workers in Lordstown in 2018, while their Mexico production remains unaffected and…

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FOX Sports Detroit announces 2019 Tigers TV schedule

FOX Sports Detroit will televise 160 regular-season Detroit Tigers games in 2019. Fans will also be able to stream any Tigers game that airs on FOX Sports Detroit on FOX Sports GO. The regional network’s coverage of the Tigers leads off with 10 spring training games, followed by the March 28 season opener in Toronto against the Blue Jays. We have expanded coverage of the home opener against the Kansas City Royals, starting at 11 a.m. with a two-hour pregame show. Tigers telecasts will feature play-by-play announcer Matt Shepard alongside Hall…

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Breaking News Politics 

Fiat Chrysler to Reopen Idled Detroit Plant, Bring 6.5K U.S. Jobs Back to Michigan

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will reopen an idled Detroit engine plant, invest billions into five existing Michigan plants, and create about 6,500 U.S. auto jobs in a move reflecting President Trump’s economic nationalist agenda. The Plans for Michigan In an announcement Tuesday, Fiat Chrysler executives revealed their plans to reopen the Mack Avenue II engine plant in Detroit by investing $1.6 billion into the site to convert it into a manufacturing plant for the company’s Jeep Grand Cherokee and a new three-row full size Jeep SUV. The investment to reopen the plant…

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Flyers rookie goalie Carter Hart keeps Red Wings at bay

DETROIT (AP) — Ivan Provorov scored a tiebreaking goal early in the third period and Oskar Lindblom had two goals, lifting the surging Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. The Flyers have won 12 of their last 14 games, moving into contention for a wild card in the Eastern Conference playoffs or perhaps for one of the three guaranteed postseason spots available in the Metropolitan Division. Lindblom scored early in the game and had an empty-net goal with 1:26 left. Rookie Carter…

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