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    • 1:09 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    New lion heads for Detroit's Whitney Building are a sign of times

    The lions are coming back. Starting next week, workmen from Ram Construction will begin hauling 26 lion heads up 19 stories to the top of the David Whitney Building on Grand Circus Park. The heads, each 3 feet across, are attached to new cornices, which will restore the ones ripped off in an ill-advised modernization in the 1950s.

    • 10:33 PM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Air museum to drop 'Yankee' as it flies toward new era

    The Yankee Air Museum will be soaring shortly into welcoming skies and a bright future, complete with an inspiring and appropriate new name.

    • 8:43 AM, Sep. 17, 2014

    Domestic abuse now at 'epidemic' levels

    Domestic abuse cases rarely make headlines unless you're somebody famous like NFL player Ray Rice, or, as in the case of the recent arrest of Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Robert Stevens, in a position of power.

    • 6:23 PM, Sep. 16, 2014

    Make your recreation healthier with Fresh Air Fit programs

    Michigan's Fresh Air Fit program partners state parks with local fitness instructors to offer health and wellness activities in the great outdoors.

    • 7:01 PM, Sep. 16, 2014
    • ADVICE

    The key to being well-liked is to make yourself likable

    Dear Abby: I'm a 15-year-old girl. When I'm with the high school group of kids at my church, I try to extend myself and talk, but they never reciprocate much.

    • 7:02 PM, Sep. 16, 2014
    • ADVICE

    Heal time longer on fingertip crush injuries

    Dear Dr. Roach: Three months ago, I slammed the fingertip of my left index finger in a drawer. The fingertip is still swollen and painful. My doctor sent me for an X-ray, and there is no fracture. I can bend it at the joint, but cannot put pressure on the fingertip. I looked online, and read something that said a fingertip crush injury can take six months to a year to heal, and the swelling may never go away completely.

  1. Michigan Lottery numbers for Wednesday, September 17

    These Michigan lottery numbers were drawn Wednesday:

  2. Burning Man lives on after fire goes out

    The streets are gone. The structures removed. But for the few remaining volunteers, most of the thousands of participants have returned to their homes from around the world. Yes, all is back to normal at this ancient lake bed, 110 miles north of Reno. Except the spirit that is the community of Burning Man 2014 lives on.

    • 11:48 PM, Sep. 15, 2014

    John Lennon, Warren Zevon — the many faces of artist, ad exec Tom Maniaci

    Warren Zevon is not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Randy Newman is. If you're Tom Maniaci of Birmingham, that's sort of like Alan Trammell not being in the Baseball Hall of Fame when so many stiffs have plaques.

    • 6:33 PM, Sep. 15, 2014
    • ADVICE

    Husband's 'educational' DVDs get flunking grade from wife

    Dear Abby: I am a full-time mother of three young children and have been married for nine years. Since the beginning, my husband has pushed to have things 'his way.' He struggles with his temper and has yelled at me over little things.

    • 6:36 PM, Sep. 15, 2014
    • ADVICE

    Guillian-Barre causes progressive weakness

    Dear Dr. Roach: Three months ago, my daughter, age 50 and a healthy person, was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome. The onset was gradual, beginning with numbness in her hands and feet, and severe pain in her back. After an MRI didn’t reveal any nerve problems in her spine, she was referred to a neurologist and began an IV of immunoglobulin. Her condition improved dramatically, but two weeks ago the symptoms returned and she began a series of IVs again.

  3. Michigan Lottery numbers for Tuesday, September 16

    These Michigan lottery numbers were drawn Tuesday:

    • 5:42 PM, Sep. 15, 2014

    Miss America: Bigger issues to worry about than her red cup

    Atlantic City, N.J. While she realizes everything she does now will be scrutinized and commented on, Kira Kazantsev says she performed Pharrell Williams' song 'Happy' while tapping a cup on the floor during the talent competition because that's what she wanted to do, regardless of what anyone else might think.

    • 2:54 PM, Sep. 12, 2014

    FitBark: Startup by ex-banker creates a fitness tracker for Fido

    Davide Rossi was working as an investment banker in New York City when the idea occurred to him: What if there were a fitness tracker for dogs?

    • 11:45 PM, Sep. 14, 2014

    For fans, college football poses wedding dilemma

    Birmingham, Ala. Emily Younker isn't getting married until next year but she's already made sure the date doesn't conflict with college football and sent one invitation: To Big ...

  4. Michigan Lottery numbers for Monday, September 15

    These Michigan lottery numbers were drawn Monday:

    • 2:50 PM, Sep. 12, 2014
    • TRAVEL

    St. Tropez has charm enough to attract 6 million visitors a year

    The sexy, sunny siren of the Cote d'Azur, St. Tropez, has been luring men to the French Riviera long before Brigitte Bardot made it a jet-set touchstone with ...

  5. Michigan Lottery numbers for Sunday, September 14

    These Michigan lottery numbers were drawn Sunday:

    • 4:12 PM, Sep. 12, 2014

    Church center mentors aspiring entrepreneurs

    Pittsburgh An arm of the Bible Center Church, the Oasis Project encourages community development with a focus on youth being the drivers of their own economic development.

    • 5:49 PM, Sep. 12, 2014
    • TRAVEL

    Lady Bird's legacy lives on at wildflower center

    Austin, Texas — Visitors to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas, can stroll along paths featuring colorful blooms abuzz with butterflies, ...

    • 4:54 PM, Sep. 12, 2014
    • ADVICE

    Written thank-yous for gifts show heartfelt appreciation

    Dear Abby: I turned 14 and had a small party with relatives to celebrate. A few days later my mom bought thank-you cards and said I should send them out.

    • 4:56 PM, Sep. 12, 2014
    • ADVICE

    Search on for cancer pain relief alternative

    Dear Dr. Roach: I’m about midway through a 5-year follow-up treatment of aromatase inhibitors for estrogen positive breast cancer (after surgery and radiation). ...

  6. Michigan Lottery numbers for Saturday, September 13

    These Michigan lottery numbers were drawn Saturday:

    • 8:57 PM, Sep. 12, 2014

    University District couple rescue magnificent, neglected 1930 Tudor

    Regality rules inside Ken and Lori Sanders' 1930 English Tudor in Detroit's University District. The house, to be featured on Sunday's University District home ...

    • 8:02 AM, Sep. 12, 2014

    Compassion missing in dismissal of gay teacher

    For so many reasons, and on so many levels, it's hard not to be passionate about Barb Webb, the gay Marian High School teacher who was terminated a couple ...

    • 7:18 PM, Sep. 11, 2014

    Purse maker opens shop in Penobscot Building

    Angela Boone, owner of Angelique Collections, always knew she wanted to make purses, but never seemed to have time until she experienced an unfortunate turn of ...

    • 7:20 PM, Sep. 11, 2014

    If I can can cherry tomato and ginger jam, so can you

    This year I decided to venture into the jam realm, and when I saw this recipe for golden cherry tomato and ginger jam, I knew it was something I was only going ...

    • 7:22 PM, Sep. 11, 2014

    Take a leap of faith and plant bulbs in October

    More than a decade ago, my late partner Jeff Ball and I planted a few hundred daffodils, and over the years, they have multiplied and flowered every spring, ...

    • 7:24 PM, Sep. 11, 2014

    Follow a checklist for seasonal home shutdown

    With the Labor Day weekend unofficially signaling the end of summer, many folks are starting to think about shutting down their cottage for the winter or ...

    • 7:28 PM, Sep. 11, 2014

    Welcome Mat: The latest and greatest for your home

    DIFFA's Dining by Design will feature dining installations, food and music; take a sofie, win an Art Van sofa; 'Bridge of Blooms' wins photo contest and more.

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