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Judge cuts bribery sentence of suburban Detroit contractor

Jul. 15, 2020 12:22 PM EDT

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge has cut short the sentence of an engineering contractor convicted of paying a series of bribes to a public official in suburban Detroit. Paulin Modi, 50, had been sentenced last year to one year in prison after the Troy man was convicted of paying bribes totaling...

Michigan schools expect teacher absences to increase

Jul. 6, 2020 8:18 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan schools already face a lack of substitute teachers, but officials expect a greater need for them amid the pandemic. In preparing for fall instruction, educators must focus on ramping up the number of available subs, the Detroit Free Press reported. Randy Liepa, superintendent of the...

FILE - In this June 27, 2014, file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder vice president and assistant general manager Troy Weaver, left, holds a jersey with forward Josh Huestis as Huestis is introduced during a news conference in Oklahoma City. The Detroit Pistons hired former Oklahoma City Thunder executive Troy Weaver as their new general manager Thursday, June 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Timing now right as Weaver takes over as Detroit's GM

Jun. 22, 2020 8:55 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The timing eventually worked out for Troy Weaver and the Detroit Pistons. The Pistons introduced Weaver as their new general manager on a video conference Monday. The former Oklahoma City Thunder executive joins a Detroit team that was interested in him previously — and he takes over...

Detroit Pistons hire Thunder executive Troy Weaver as new GM

Jun. 18, 2020 11:36 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons hired former Oklahoma City Thunder executive Troy Weaver as their new general manager Thursday. The 52-year-old Weaver spent the past 12 seasons with the Thunder, including three-plus years as vice president of basketball operations. He served eight seasons as vice...