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Union votes to strike at General Motors' US plants

Sep. 15, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. plan to go on strike just before midnight Sunday, but talks between the United Auto Workers and the automaker will resume. About 200 plant-level union leaders voted unanimously in favor of a walkout during a meeting Sunday morning...

The Latest: GM, UAW to resume talks; strike still planned

Sep. 15, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on labor strife at General Motors factories (all times local): 7:20 p.m. United Auto Workers says contract talks with General Motors will resume Monday morning, but the threat of a strike remains. Union spokesman Brian Rothenberg says the negotiations are slated to begin at 10...

Jerry Kelly wins in Michigan for 2nd win of the year

Sep. 15, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) — Jerry Kelly played bogey-free Sunday at Warwick Hills and closed with a 4-under 68 for a two-shot victory in the Ally Challenge, his second victory this year on the PGA Tour Champions and moving him a little closer to the top of the Charles Schwab Cup standings. Kelly started the...

Tigers lose 104th game, move closer to first overall pick

Sep. 15, 2019 6:22 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — In the big picture, the Detroit Tigers are helping themselves with a bad finish to a terrible season. Edwin Jackson allowed five runs in five innings, and the Tigers took control of the race for the top pick in next June's amateur draft with an 8-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday....

Stafford overcomes mistakes to help Lions top Chargers 13-10

Sep. 15, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford and Darius Slay had a lot to do with the Los Angeles Chargers leading the Lions for three-plus quarters. And, both players bounced back in the final minutes to lift Detroit to a 13-10 victory Sunday. Stafford threw a go-ahead, 31-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Golladay midway...

Too many mistakes for short-handed Chargers in loss to Lions

Sep. 15, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Philip Rivers rattled off a lengthy list of problems for the Los Angeles Chargers, trying to avoid using his team's health issues as an excuse. "Nothing we did out there today, from the fumbles, the interceptions, to the two touchdowns called back, to a couple third-and-shorts we didn't...

Woman dies in eastern Michigan house explosion, fire

Sep. 15, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

BAD AXE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an eastern Michigan woman was killed and her daughter was injured in a home explosion and fire. Huron County Sheriff Kelly Hanson said in a statement that the explosion happened Saturday night in the township of Sand Beach. Hanson's statement says a 69-year-old woman...

Close finishes galore _ with mixed results for Big Ten

Sep. 15, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio will have to wait a bit for his next milestone after the last couple minutes went terribly wrong for Michigan State. James Franklin and Kirk Ferentz were a bit more fortunate, but they had reason to sweat while Penn State and Iowa were pushed to the limit by...

Detroit's Orchestra Hall celebrating centennial in many ways

Sep. 15, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — An acoustical and architectural gem in Detroit is turning 100, and the milestone is being marked in numerous ways. Centennial celebrations for Orchestral Hall include a free concert on Oct. 23 by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, which makes its home on the stage. Orchestra officials say the...

1 motorcyclist dead, 4 hurt in eastern Michigan crash

Sep. 15, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say one man died and four other people were hurt in an accident involving several motorcycles in eastern Michigan. The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office said in a statement on Sunday that the man who died lost control of his motorcycle while transitioning from blacktop...