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# detroit - Last year 2021

Seamus Power hits 67 to secure top 10 finish on PGA Tour as Davis wins after play-off
# Rocket Mortgage Classic
From The42
# Rocket Mortgage Classic

Seamus Power hits 67 to secure top 10 finish on PGA Tour as Davis wins after play-off

Updated Jul 4th 2021, 11:57 PM 9,392 Views 9 Comments

The Waterford native is competing at Detroit Golf Club this week.

# detroit - All time

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 58,636 Views 91 Comments

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

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 16,884 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.

'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 15,975 Views 8 Comments

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

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 13,334 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.

'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 21,019 Views 9 Comments

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

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 4,412 Views 3 Comments

This was a shock move.

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 21,155 Views 62 Comments

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

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 31,251 Views 75 Comments

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

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 62,585 Views 106 Comments

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

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 49,299 Views 0 Comments

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

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 7,002 Views 5 Comments

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

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 33,560 Views 25 Comments

You awful, awful woman.

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 16,013 Views 0 Comments

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

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 12,449 Views 96 Comments

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

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 21,064 Views 10 Comments

The two children were found in a plastic bag.

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 5,632 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 45,007 Views 65 Comments

Meet James Robertson.

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 7,166 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.

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 14,985 Views 259 Comments

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

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 28,363 Views 25 Comments

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

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 117 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 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 19,435 Views 46 Comments

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

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 7,863 Views 24 Comments

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

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 40,739 Views 57 Comments

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

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 19,246 Views 42 Comments

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

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 3,179 Views 2 Comments

Not ideal.

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 4,522 Views 5 Comments

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

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 926 Views 2 Comments

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

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 2,324 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities

Nov 3rd 2013, 5:00 PM 20,316 Views 9 Comments

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

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 8,232 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)?

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 19th 2013, 10:00 PM 11,440 Views 17 Comments

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

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 19,865 Views 92 Comments

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

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 5,648 Views 0 Comments

The best ever way to cool off.

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 2,569 Views 3 Comments

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

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 19,910 Views 30 Comments

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

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 9,284 Views 55 Comments

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

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 935 Views 0 Comments

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

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