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Jim Leyland Announces Retirement

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2013 SEASON CAPS 22-YEAR MANAGERIAL CAREER FOR LEYLAND


DETROIT --- Jim Leyland, the third-winningest manager in Detroit Tigers franchise history, today announced his retirement after eight seasons as the team's manager. Leyland, 68, guided the Tigers to their third straight American League Central Division Championship this season and leaves the

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Special Teams Errors Cost Lions

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Mike Nugent’s 54 yard field goal as time expired gave the Bengals a 27-24 victory over the Lions.  This was set up by a poor 28 yard punt by Sam Martin.  Nugent had already missed one field goal but was able to make his longest attempt when the game was on the line.

Sam Martin has been spectacular for the Lions minus his last punt.  The fifth round

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroit Bus Drivers Sickout Shuts Down Bus System

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DETROIT, MI - Buses aren't running in Detroit Monday after drivers allegedly called in sick to protest dangerous working conditions.

A recording to on the Detroit Department of Transportation's hotline says buses won't run today.

"Sorry to announce the bus drivers union has scheduled a sick out on Monday, Oct. 21," a recorded message says. "Bus

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Duggan, Napoleon Wage War Of Words In CBS62 Televised Debate

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Cliff Russell, Tom Jordan , Mike Duggan, Carol Cain, Benny Napoleon, Bankole Thompson on the "Michigan Matters" set. Photo credit: CBS 62's Sheri Kowalski

 

It was months in the making and the first televised debate Sunday between Mike Duggan and Sheriff Benny Napoleon didn’t disappoint as the two men vying to become Detroit’s next mayor shared tho

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit