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Hutch for Heisman? Jim Harbaugh stumps for Michigan star DE

Nov. 29, 2021 18:00 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hutch for Heisman? Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is stumping for defensive end Aidan Hutchinson to win the Heisman Trophy after he starred in a win over Ohio State that put the second-ranked Wolverines in the Big Ten championship game and national...

COVID-19 hospitalizations reach record high in Michigan

Nov. 29, 2021 17:37 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's number of hospitalized adults with confirmed COVID-19 cases reached a new pandemic high Monday, nearing 4,200 as the state continued to confront surging infections. The total of 4,185 cases surpassed the previous record of 4,158, which...

Lions RB D'Andre Swift's banged-up shoulder still hurting

Nov. 29, 2021 16:38 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The winless Detroit Lions may be without their best player against the Minnesota Vikings. Detroit coach Dan Campbell said Monday that running back D’Andre Swift’s injured shoulder is still sore, adding it’s hard to envision him playing on...

Detroit police: Two men in custody in beating, rape of woman

Nov. 29, 2021 14:44 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Two men were in custody in connection with the rape and brutal beating of a 63-year-old woman outside a closed Detroit church. Police Chief James White told reporters Monday that tips from residents led investigators to the suspects in the Nov. 14 attack....

Live updates: WHO warns omicron variant risk is 'very high'

Nov. 29, 2021 14:28 PM EST

GENEVA — The World Health Organization says the global risk from the omicron variant of the coronavirus is “very high” based on early evidence, warning of the possibility of future surges with “severe consequences.” The U.N. health agency, in a technical brief...

Journalist freed by Myanmar helps light menorah in Detroit

Nov. 29, 2021 12:10 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — An American journalist who was recently freed after spending nearly six months in jail in military-ruled Myanmar helped light one of eight Hanukkah candles during a holiday celebration in downtown Detroit. Danny Fenster, 37, joined elected and community...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Nov. 29, 2021 09:02 AM EST

Detroit News. Nov. 25, 2021. Editorial: Whitmer, stay firm on avoiding mandates Much like last holiday season, Michigan is getting slammed with a wave of COVID-19 infections. While this is discouraging, we’re pleased to see that Gov. Gretchen...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Unanimous No 1 UGA chasing record

Nov. 29, 2021 02:34 AM EST

Georgia is putting together an historic run at No. 1. The Bulldogs remained a unanimous top-ranked team for the eighth straight week in T he Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank. The longest streak of weeks as unanimous...

Indigenous students learn, grow in after-school program

Nov. 29, 2021 01:03 AM EST

ELK RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — In a hoop house nestled on the property of Elk Rapids High School, laughter of a half a dozen students echoes into the fall air. Inside the plastic-draped, arched structure, freshly picked cedar and pine permeate the air as members of the Elk...

AP Top 25: Michigan rises to No. 2; Oklahoma State up to 5th

Nov. 28, 2021 19:01 PM EST

Michigan jumped to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday and Oklahoma State joined the top five for the first time since 2015. Georgia was a unanimous No. 1 in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank for the eighth consecutive week. For the fourth...