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It wasn’t Ohio State, but Michigan has pounded other rivals

Nov. 17, 2019 11:17 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The knock on Jim Harbaugh at Michigan is that he hasn’t won enough big games against the school’s top rivals. It might be time to revise that. Harbaugh hasn’t beaten Ohio State — the most important foe on the Wolverines’ schedule — but...

Ford Mustang SUV starts a blitz of new electric vehicles

Nov. 17, 2019 10:27 PM EST

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is unveiling its first all-electric SUV, marking the start of an avalanche of battery-powered vehicles coming from mainstream and luxury automakers during the next two years that industry analysts say will boost electric vehicle sales. The “Mustang Mach E,” which...

Driskel, Lions put up points, but defense was weak link

Nov. 17, 2019 6:33 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions tried to upset Dallas with Jeff Driskel throwing passes and Bo Scarbrough carrying the ball. Not exactly what this team planned at the beginning of the season. Driskel threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and Scarbrough scored in his NFL debut, but despite a decent day...

Cowboys get huge day from Prescott, beat Lions 35-27

Nov. 17, 2019 6:10 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Dak Prescott and the assortment of playmakers surrounding him are getting praise for giving the Dallas Cowboys the NFL’s top-ranked offense. Give the big guys up front their due, too. Prescott took advantage of a comfortable pocket as he threw for 444 yards and three touchdowns,...

City, downtown tavern to hold discussion on race in Detroit

Nov. 17, 2019 4:30 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit’s Civil Rights, Inclusion and Opportunity office is partnering with the owners of a downtown tavern and a Detroit resident on a discussion about racial issues. The city says “Let’s Talk About Race” will be held Thursday at the Checker Bar. It...

Federal charges link New Jersey man to synagogue vandalism

Nov. 17, 2019 2:40 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man faces allegations he conspired to carry out spray paint vandalism attacks two months ago against synagogues in Michigan and Wisconsin. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported 18-year-old Richard Tobin allegedly recruited people on a neo-Nazi social network. Court records...

Jonah Jackson returns to Rutgers, going from worst to first

Nov. 17, 2019 2:10 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Seconds after the game between No. 2 Ohio State and Rutgers ended, there was a meeting of offensive linemen near midfield. It was a bunch of guys wearing Rutgers jerseys mobbing Buckeyes offensive lineman Jonah Jackson. The game was a homecoming of sorts for Jackson, and Scarlet...

Police say hunter wounded by brother in western Michigan

Nov. 17, 2019 11:25 AM EST

SARANAC, Mich. (AP) — A sheriff’s department says a hunter was badly wounded in western Michigan when he was accidentally shot by his brother. The shooting happened Saturday in a rural area near the Ionia County village of Saranac. Officials say the 28-year-old Lowell man was taken by helicopter...

Detroit-area hospital getting interpreters for deaf patients

Nov. 17, 2019 10:44 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit hospital will begin providing interpreters for deaf patients under a settlement with federal prosecutors that followed a civil rights review of the hospital's practices. William Beaumont Hospital and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Michigan reached...

Detroit charter school moves into refurbished building

Nov. 17, 2019 10:26 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A public charter elementary school has moved from a church basement to a refurbished building in an eastside Detroit neighborhood. Detroit Prep held a ribbon-cutting Friday at a once-vacant school. The 43,500-square-foot (4,041-square-meter) building has been renovated and includes 21...