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  1. Racially biased cancer doctors spend less time with black patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Reuters

    Racial bias on the part of a doctor can lead to poor communication and medical treatment for black cancer patients, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers who analyzed video-recorded discussions between oncologists and African-American patients found that biased doctors spent less time with patients, and patients had a harder time remembering the contents of the conversation. 6 comments

  2. Murder convictions overturned in case of Michigan man who confessed when 14Read the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | Reuters

    A Michigan court threw out the convictions and sentence of a man who was 14 when he pleaded guilty to a 2007 quadruple homicide in Detroit that a professional hit man later confessed to committing, prosecutors and defense attorneys said on Tuesday. Davontae Sanford's sentence of up to 90 years was vacated by Wayne County Judge Brian Sullivan, according to statements from the Dykema Gossett law firm, which handled Sanford's appeal, and the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, which also moved to overturn the conviction after a reinvestigation.

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  3. Edible bug industry hopes crickets and kin are the next sushiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Reuters

    Robert Allen, co-founder of Little Herds, a nonprofit educational program promoting the use of insects for food and feed, holds a edible freeze-dried cricket between his teeth during a 'Eating Insects Detroit: Exploring the Culture of Insects as Food and Feed' conference at... Anthony Hartinger, co-founder of Detroit Ento, a start-up turning locally sourced insects into food products, holds freeze-dried edible crickets in his hand during the 'Eating Insects Detroit: Exploring the Culture of Insects as Food and Feed' conference at Wayne State... An attendee of the 'Eating Insects Detroit: Exploring the Culture of Insects as Food and Feed' conference shows edible freeze-dried mealworms at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan May 26, 2016.

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  4. Official misconduct over Flint water crisis may be hard to prove: lawyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Reuters

    The lead criminal charge brought on Wednesday against two Michigan state officials in connection with the tainted water supply in Flint, Michigan, could be difficult to prove, lawyers familiar with the state's criminal law said. The charge against state Department of Environmental Quality water supervisor Stephen Busch and water engineer Michael Prysby alleging "misconduct in office" might also be difficult to deploy against higher-level officials without day-to-day responsibilities relating to the city's water, the lawyers said.

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  5. Detroit's county touts first budget surplus in 8 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Reuters

    Wayne County, home to Detroit, Michigan, ended fiscal 2015 with a general fund budget surplus for the first time in eight years, the county executive announced on Tuesday. The comprehensive annual financial report for the county, which was placed under state oversight last year, showed a $5.7 million surplus for the fiscal year that ended Sept.

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  6. Clinton to seek 'clawback' tax on firms that send jobs abroad: aideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Reuters

    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will propose a "clawback" tax on Thursday for companies that outsource jobs or facilities abroad, a campaign aide said. The proposal would rescind tax relief for companies after they move those positions out of the country.

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  7. Trump vs. everybody at Republican debate in DetroitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Reuters

    Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump shows off the size of his hands as rivals Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz look on at the start of the U.S. Republican presidential candidates debate in Detroit, Michigan, March 3, 2016. Republican U.S. presidential candidates Marco Rubio and Donald Trump are seen on a television monitor at the media center of the Republican presidential debate site in Detroit, Michigan, March 3, 2016.

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  8. Kasich says "name calling" won't beat TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Reuters

    As the GOP establishment attempts to halt the rise of Donald Trump, Governor John Kasich says ''I just don't want to go and talk about the size of his hands or what kind of a tan he has. That's not the way to get this done.'

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  9. UPDATE 1-Geely's Volvo sees record sales, higher earnings in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Reuters

    Volvo logo is pictured on a car in a car dealership showroom in Riga, Latvia, in this August 18, 2014 file photo. Front view of the 2016 Volvo XC90, winner of the Truck of the Year award at the North American International Auto Show, as it is displayed in Detroit, Michigan, in this January 11. 2016 file photo.

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  10. U.S. January auto sales stronger than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Reuters

    U.S. auto sales fared better than expected in January as the industry continued to benefit from low gasoline prices, easy credit and moderate economic growth, major automakers said on Tuesday. Sales were down 0.3 percent at 1.15 million vehicles, Autodata Corp said, better than the expected decline of between 0.5 percent to 5 percent forecast by analysts polled by Reuters before Tuesday.

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  11. GM pitches new product strategy to skeptical investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Reuters

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra talks about the new 2016 Chevy Cruze vehicle during an event in Detroit, Michigan, in this file photo taken June 24, 2015. ) executives used to boast about how frequently the company redesigned cars and trucks.

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  12. Obama does victory lap for car industry that looks different from what he hopedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Reuters

    U.S. President Barack Obama smiles as he looks at a Chrysler minivan at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan January 20, 2016. President Barack Obama, facing Republican criticism over the state of the economy, did a Detroit victory lap on Wednesday to showcase the auto companies his administration helped save, but the industry has not turned out the way he hoped in 2009. 7 comments

  13. RPT-Obama does victory lap for car industry that looks different from what he hopedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Reuters

    U.S. President Barack Obama smiles as he looks at a Chrysler minivan at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan January 20, 2016. Chevrolet Bolt EV specialist Patrick Foley and GM President Dan Ammann give U.S. President Barack Obama a tour of the all-electric car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan January 20, 2016.

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  14. UPDATE 1-GM raises 2016 profit outlook, boosting share buybacks, dividendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Reuters

    The top of the towers of the Renaissance Center, which serves as General Motors' world headquarters, are seen wrapped with images of vehicles before press days of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan January 9, 2016. ) said on Wednesday it will return cash to shareholders by raising its stock buyback program by 80 percent to $9 billion and increasing its dividend by 6 percent, sending shares up 4.3 percent in premarket trading.

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  15. UPDATE 1-Detroit's auto industry is changed, but not as Washington plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Reuters

    Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Mercedes Benz Chairman of the Board of Management, attends the Mercedes-Benz new E-Class introduction prior to the opening of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit January 10, 2016. General Motors Co.

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  16. Bankrupt San Bernardino spars with creditors over police spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Reuters

    The bankrupt California city of San Bernardino won praise from bondholders on Wednesday for its handling earlier this month of the massacre that killed 14 people, but at the first significant court hearing since the attack, creditors questioned a plan to increase spending to bolster the police force. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Meredith Jury also praised the city for its handling of the shooting by a married couple.

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  17. Knocking down Detroit to revive it comes at a priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Reuters

    An abandoned shopping cart is seen against a 'Greetings from Detroit' mural on the side of a building in a once vibrant neighborhood in Detroit, Michigan, December 3, 2015. Crew work on constructing the new M-1 Rail streetcar project along Woodward Avenue in Detroit, Michigan, December 2, 2015.

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  18. Detroit-area teachers sickened by marijuana browniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Reuters

    At least one Detroit-area teacher becomes ill after eating brownies laced with marijuana that were left in the teachers' lounge. Diane Hodges reports.

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  19. China's Geely to join ride-hailing fray with high-end serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Reuters

    Chairman of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Li Shufu addresses the media as the company makes its Detroit debut with the MR7171A five-passenger sedan during the press preview of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan January 10, 2006. China's Geely Holding Group plans to launch a high-end car rental and ride-hailing app, a spokesman said on Wednesday, entering a business hotly contested by China's Didi Kuaidi and U.S. rival Uber Technologies Inc. Geely Holding, owner of automaker Geely Automobile Holdings, has established a subsidiary to develop the service called Caocao, spokesman Victor Yang told Reuters.

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  20. Detroit's Big Three accelerate plans to build more small cars in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Reuters

    The 2014 Jeep Compass is unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, in this file photo taken January 14, 2013. Factory employees are seen working in the plant of General Motors in the city of Silao, in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico in this November 25, 2008 file photo.

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