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# detroit - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Trump backers demand that Michigan vote centre ‘stop the count’
# Unrest
# Unrest

Trump backers demand that Michigan vote centre ‘stop the count’

Nov 5th 2020, 7:57 AM 58,591 Views 91 Comments

Protests by Trump supporters took place in multiple locations, whereas other marchers demanded every vote must be counted.

# detroit - Friday 31 August, 2018

Politicians, celebrities and fans attend Aretha Franklin's funeral
# Queen Of Soul
# Queen Of Soul

Politicians, celebrities and fans attend Aretha Franklin's funeral

Aug 31st 2018, 5:41 PM 16,855 Views 12 Comments

Bill and Hillary Clinton, Stevie Wonder and Ariana Grande are among the attendees of the Queen of Soul’s funeral in Detroit.

# detroit - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

'Thank you, queen': Hundreds of fans pay respect as Aretha Franklin lies in state
# Tributes
# Tributes

'Thank you, queen': Hundreds of fans pay respect as Aretha Franklin lies in state

Aug 28th 2018, 10:12 PM 15,963 Views 8 Comments

The 76-year-old icon, beloved by millions around the world, died of cancer on 16 August.

# detroit - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Aretha Franklin's funeral arrangements have been announced
# Queen Of Soul
# Queen Of Soul

Aretha Franklin's funeral arrangements have been announced

Aug 18th 2018, 9:58 AM 13,319 Views 3 Comments

The funeral will take place after a two-day public viewing and it will be limited to family, friends and invited guests.

# detroit - Friday 17 August, 2018

'She's our queen. She belongs to us': Detroit reeling after death of Aretha Franklin
# Queen Of Soul
# Queen Of Soul

'She's our queen. She belongs to us': Detroit reeling after death of Aretha Franklin

Aug 17th 2018, 7:15 AM 21,012 Views 9 Comments

Motor City had a long love affair with the Queen of Soul, who never forgot her roots.

# detroit - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Big move in the NBA as Clippers agree to send Blake Griffin to Pistons
# Trade
From The42
# Trade

Big move in the NBA as Clippers agree to send Blake Griffin to Pistons

Jan 30th 2018, 8:26 AM 4,391 Views 3 Comments

This was a shock move.

# detroit - Monday 20 November, 2017

60,000 attend mass in Detroit clearing the way for sainthood of Irish-American priest
# Father Solanus Casey
# Father Solanus Casey

60,000 attend mass in Detroit clearing the way for sainthood of Irish-American priest

Nov 20th 2017, 12:14 PM 21,121 Views 62 Comments

Bernard Francis Casey was born in Wisconsin in 1870, the sixth of 16 children born to Irish immigrants.

# detroit - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Michigan mother jailed for a week for refusing to vaccinate her son
# Detroit
# Detroit

Michigan mother jailed for a week for refusing to vaccinate her son

Oct 5th 2017, 8:27 AM 31,218 Views 75 Comments

Rebecca Bredow said that to do so would go against her beliefs.

# detroit - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Two toddlers shot by playmate at Michigan daycare
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

Two toddlers shot by playmate at Michigan daycare

Sep 28th 2017, 7:36 PM 62,564 Views 106 Comments

The three-year-olds were hospitalised following the incident.

# detroit - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Three charged over murder of Detroit teen who picked up $70
# Detroit
# Detroit

Three charged over murder of Detroit teen who picked up $70

Jun 9th 2016, 9:20 PM 49,291 Views 0 Comments

Deontae Mitchell was beaten, kidnapped and choked to death in Detroit.

# detroit - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Ex-Detroit Lion slips on spikes for a run at Rio qualification after concussions
# Personal Best
From The42
# Personal Best

Ex-Detroit Lion slips on spikes for a run at Rio qualification after concussions

May 19th 2016, 10:01 PM 6,974 Views 5 Comments

Jahvid Best hopes to represent St Lucia in Brazil this August.

# detroit - Friday 9 October, 2015

This woman's terrifying 'dead body' prank is causing absolute panic
# Detroit
# Detroit

This woman's terrifying 'dead body' prank is causing absolute panic

Oct 9th 2015, 7:59 PM 33,527 Views 25 Comments

You awful, awful woman.

# detroit - Thursday 6 August, 2015

11-year-old boy charged over fatal shooting of toddler in Detroit
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

11-year-old boy charged over fatal shooting of toddler in Detroit

Aug 6th 2015, 8:06 AM 15,997 Views 0 Comments

The boy allegedly used his father’s gun to shoot the three year old.

# detroit - Friday 27 March, 2015

Video shows police beating unarmed black man Floyd Dent
# Detroit
# Detroit

Video shows police beating unarmed black man Floyd Dent

Mar 27th 2015, 11:26 AM 12,437 Views 96 Comments

Police say that they found drugs in his car but Dent says they were planted at the time of his arrest.

# detroit - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Mother arrested after bodies of a young boy and teenage girl found in home freezer
# Detroit
# Detroit

Mother arrested after bodies of a young boy and teenage girl found in home freezer

Mar 25th 2015, 7:34 AM 21,039 Views 10 Comments

The two children were found in a plastic bag.

# detroit - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Man's 21-mile walk to work goes ridiculously viral, internet raises thousands for him
# Heartwarming
From The Daily Edge
# Heartwarming

Man's 21-mile walk to work goes ridiculously viral, internet raises thousands for him

Feb 3rd 2015, 6:02 PM 5,621 Views 4 Comments

Over $200,000 has been raised so far.

Tired of your commute? This man walks 21 miles to and from work every day
# Long Journey
# Long Journey

Tired of your commute? This man walks 21 miles to and from work every day

Feb 3rd 2015, 6:01 PM 44,968 Views 66 Comments

Meet James Robertson.

# detroit - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From Motor City to Leinster House: The Detroit water protesters have been busy since they landed
# 48 Hours
# 48 Hours

From Motor City to Leinster House: The Detroit water protesters have been busy since they landed

Dec 9th 2014, 6:50 PM 7,147 Views 57 Comments

The activists have been in close contact with the Irish movement in recent months, and have even held solidarity events in Detroit.

# detroit - Monday 8 December, 2014

Poll: Will you be taking part in Wednesday's anti-water charge protest?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be taking part in Wednesday's anti-water charge protest?

Dec 8th 2014, 8:34 AM 14,973 Views 259 Comments

Attendance is predicted to match, if not exceed, previous protests.

# detroit - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

A man is offering to trade his house for an iPhone 6
# Hot Property
From The Daily Edge
# Hot Property

A man is offering to trade his house for an iPhone 6

Oct 8th 2014, 6:00 PM 28,344 Views 25 Comments

The house won’t sell, so he’ll just take an iPhone 6, thank you very much.

# detroit - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Opinion: The ripple effect of commodifying water – from Dublin to Detroit
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Opinion: The ripple effect of commodifying water – from Dublin to Detroit

Sep 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 100 Views 56 Comments

Looking at how water charges have been implemented elsewhere allows us to glimpse what their likely effect will be in Ireland… and it’s not pretty.

# detroit - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch
# Race In America
# Race In America

Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch

Aug 7th 2014, 9:56 PM 19,410 Views 46 Comments

Theodore Wafer had claimed he was acting in self-defense.

# detroit - Monday 21 July, 2014

Detroit to find out today if it can exit bankruptcy
# Motoring Back
# Motoring Back

Detroit to find out today if it can exit bankruptcy

Jul 21st 2014, 2:45 PM 7,853 Views 24 Comments

The city has started turning itself around after filing for bankruptcy protection last year.

# detroit - Friday 27 June, 2014

Man finds out live on-air that his son, missing for 11 days, was found alive...in his own basement
# What?
# What?

Man finds out live on-air that his son, missing for 11 days, was found alive...in his own basement

Jun 27th 2014, 3:04 PM 40,585 Views 57 Comments

The 12-year-old boy was found behind a makeshift barricade of boxes.

# detroit - Saturday 21 June, 2014

People are paying $14k for abandoned houses in Detroit
# Fixer Upper
# Fixer Upper

People are paying $14k for abandoned houses in Detroit

Jun 21st 2014, 5:00 PM 19,167 Views 42 Comments

And they still need to fix them up. It’s all part of a plan to clean up the Motor City.

# detroit - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Unfortunate pothole-filling crew manage to get stuck in giant pothole
# Hole-y Moly
From The Daily Edge
# Hole-y Moly

Unfortunate pothole-filling crew manage to get stuck in giant pothole

Mar 25th 2014, 3:37 PM 3,150 Views 2 Comments

Not ideal.

# detroit - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Woman attacked by insane feral cat as she tries to protect her dog
# Cat Melodeon
From The Daily Edge
# Cat Melodeon

Woman attacked by insane feral cat as she tries to protect her dog

Dec 17th 2013, 5:24 PM 4,442 Views 5 Comments

OK, cat-haters, we kind of see what you mean now.

# detroit - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Llama on the run for 6 months given new home
# To Llamas
From The Daily Edge
# To Llamas

Llama on the run for 6 months given new home

Nov 27th 2013, 9:07 AM 912 Views 2 Comments

The animal has been wandering around Michigan for half a year.

# detroit - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Local news reporter passionately uses the F-word on live TV
# Curses
From The Daily Edge
# Curses

Local news reporter passionately uses the F-word on live TV

Nov 14th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,296 Views 1 Comment

She couldn’t get her earpiece in, y’see?

# detroit - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities
# Wild West
# Wild West

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities

Nov 3rd 2013, 5:00 PM 20,254 Views 9 Comments

Some already hold the shape of the cities they would become – some are a little grittier.

# detroit - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers

Jul 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,212 Views 4 Comments

Plus: how many 1 cent and 2 cent coins were minted in Ireland in the last eight years (and may soon be obsolete)?

# detroit - Friday 19 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 19th 2013, 10:00 PM 11,420 Views 17 Comments

Everything’s talking about the death in Athy, Detroit going bankrupt and the CJD concerns at Beaumont.

# detroit - Thursday 18 July, 2013

The US city of Detroit has filed for bankruptcy
# US
# US

The US city of Detroit has filed for bankruptcy

Jul 18th 2013, 10:28 PM 19,848 Views 92 Comments

Detroit stopped making payments on some of its $18.5 billion of debt and obligations last month.

# detroit - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

8 joyous photos of kids cooling off by diving into mud
# Aaaahhh
From The Daily Edge
# Aaaahhh

8 joyous photos of kids cooling off by diving into mud

Jul 10th 2013, 9:23 AM 5,224 Views 0 Comments

The best ever way to cool off.

# detroit - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Want to see pictures of Detroit's almost-finished Robocop statue?
# Dead Or Alive
From The Daily Edge
# Dead Or Alive

Want to see pictures of Detroit's almost-finished Robocop statue?

May 14th 2013, 9:34 AM 2,537 Views 3 Comments

I have to go… somewhere there is a crime happening.

# detroit - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Judge slaps himself with fine after phone goes off in court
# Beep Beep
From The Daily Edge
# Beep Beep

Judge slaps himself with fine after phone goes off in court

Apr 16th 2013, 9:29 AM 19,878 Views 30 Comments

Raymond Voet said his new smartphone “started talking really loud”.

# detroit - Monday 25 February, 2013

Babies born by Caesarian more susceptible to developing allergies
# Caesarian
# Caesarian

Babies born by Caesarian more susceptible to developing allergies

Feb 25th 2013, 5:45 PM 9,269 Views 55 Comments

Researchers said they believe exposure to bacteria in the birth canal is a major influencer on a baby’s immune system.

# detroit - Friday 21 December, 2012

Andy Lee eyes new start as he lines up Belfast bout against Anthony Fitzgerald
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Andy Lee eyes new start as he lines up Belfast bout against Anthony Fitzgerald

Dec 21st 2012, 7:55 PM 914 Views 0 Comments

The Limerick boxer has returned from America to train for the bout after the unfortunate passing of trainer Emmanuel Steward.

# detroit - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

I will become world champion for Steward, promises Andy Lee
# Fighting Talk
From The42
# Fighting Talk

I will become world champion for Steward, promises Andy Lee

Nov 14th 2012, 2:06 PM 1,409 Views 0 Comments

The Limerick middleweight was in Detroit yesterday as the boxing world paid tribute to legendary Kronk trainer Emanuel Steward.

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