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Explosive Racial Tensions Turn Harrowing in New ‘Detroit’ Trailer

It’s a tableau with which anyone who watches the news is all too familiar: police station, pair of white interrogators, terrified-looking black man. But it’s not from last night’s 10 o’clock broadcast — the year is 1967, and that’s Star Wars star John Boyega in the chair, fielding aggressive and leading questions from the stern officers. It’s a tense scene bordering on the sickening, and the trailer for Kathryn Bigelow’s supercharged period piece Detroit only get more brutal from there.

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Violence Erupts at the Algiers Hotel in the First ‘Detroit’ TV Spot

Every major historical movie comes with a choice. Do you go seek the true story behind the film’s events in an attempt to be well-read prior to its release? Or do you embrace your ignorance  —  albeit temporarily  —  in order to ensure the sanctity of the cinematic experience? It isn’t difficult to find in-depth literature about the film; Wayne State University Press recently re-released The Detroit Riot of 1967, a first-hand account by the former aide to the Detroit police commissioner who now serves as the Dean of Public Affairs at the University of Michigan. In many ways, Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit seems to be setting a historical precedent for the abuse of power stories we see in every city across America.

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Be Careful Not To Break Any Of These Crazy Michigan Laws

I was recently told about a Michigan law that it was illegal to swear in front of women and children. I couldn’t believe this was (still) a law and after a little searching Michigan State Laws online, I found that it was actually repealed in 2002; but there were a few other “crazy” laws still on the books here in Michigan...

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Guns N Roses Returning to Detroit This November

Guns N Roses have announced more tour dates for 2017, and they're coming back to Detroit on November 2nd! Tickets go on sale next Saturday, June 3rd at 10am at all Ticketmaster locations.

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City Of Detroit Teeters On Bankruptcy As State Audits Its Finances
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‘Detroit In Flux’ Short Film Shows How Detroit Has Changed In The Last 100 Years [Video]

Detroit has changed immensely over the last century.  Factories opened and closed, the population jumped from 500,000 to 1.8 million and then back down to 700,000, and skyscrapers have risen and then left abandoned...

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Chris Cornell’s Final Performance in Detroit

Last night, Soundgarden rocked a sold out crowd at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. No one could know that show would be Chris Cornell's last ever performance. He died late last night, details still unknown.

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Awkward Moments in Michigan We’ve All Suffered Through

Oh, those awkward moments in your life. We've all had them, those uncomfortable situations that come up and we wish we could just disappear, or die, right?

Living in Michigan, we have our special "Michigan moments," too. Like trying to explain things we take for granted, but when traveling, or are talking to someone from another state, you lose them. Awkward!

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Hudsonville Ice Cream Wants Your Help Coming Up with a New Flavor!

If you're an ice cream lover and you're from Michigan than chances are you've had Hudsonville Ice Cream. They're known for having flavors that are Michigan-inspired and now they need YOUR help creating a new one...

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Think You Have a Million-Dollar Idea? ‘Shark Tank’ is Holding a Casting Call in Michigan!

Calling all entrepreneurs!

The popular, Emmy-winning reality TV show, Shark Tank, will be holding a casting call in Michigan.

Do you have an idea or business that you think will be the next best thing but need a little help from the sharks to get the word out...

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This is a Deep Dish Coney Pizza from Little Caesars and It’s Only Available In One Place – For Now

What could be more iconic southeast Michigan dining than deep dish Detroit-style pizza and a coney dog? So why has it taken so long for these two indulgences to become one?

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Dude In Detroit Just Took His Kangaroo For A Walk

The other day I found out there was an elephant farm in Indiana and got excited but that’s nothing compared to what was caught on video in Detroit

Twitter user @BrionnaLondon uploaded a video yesterday of a guy in Detroit, taking his kangaroo for a hop...

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It’s Time to Talk Football Already – FBHW Segment 16

The football season is barely a month gone, and it's already time to start talking about next season. The draft is coming, the trades are happening, the players are being released...what's going on with the Lions?

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