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Ausmus ejected, Tigers lose to Angels 4-0

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Detroit manager Brad Ausmus was ejected in the third inning Saturday night. He didn’t miss much offense from the Tigers.

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Closing arguments Monday in player’s slaying

Assistant Washtenaw County Public Defender Lorne Brown, left, talks to his client, Ed Thomas during Thomas' trial at the Washtenaw County Trial Court in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Thomas is on trial for the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.  (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Patrick Record) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.

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Tigers add Joakim Soria, bolstering shaky bullpen

Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos (61) congratulates Rangers relief pitcher Joakim Soria (28) after Soria closed out the Rangers 4-2 defeat of the New York Yankees in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers had seen enough from their shaky bullpen to know something had to be done. So the AL Central leaders acquired right-hander Joakim Soria.

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Prosecutor: Player killed for iPhone, wallet

Assistant Washtenaw County Public Defender Lorne Brown, left, and Ed Thomas, right, listen to an opening statement in Thomas' trial at the Washtenaw County Trial Court in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Thomas is on trial for the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.  (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Patrick Record) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor says Eastern Michigan University wide receiver Demarius Reed was killed “for an iPhone and a wallet that were never even used.”

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Detroit retirees back pension cuts by a landslide

In a Thursday, July 3, 2014 file photo, Detroit retirees Mike Shane, left, and William Davis protest near the federal courthouse in Detroit. Workers and retirees approved pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy by a landslide, the city reported Monday, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal insolvency in U.S. history. The city disclosed results from two months of balloting, which ended July 11. Judge Steven Rhodes still must hold a trial in August to determine if Detroit's overall bankruptcy plan is fair and feasible to all creditors, from Wall Street to Main Street, but support from retirees is vital. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Companies that insure Detroit bonds and stand to lose millions repeated a pledge Tuesday to aggressively challenge the city’s bankruptcy plan, a day after retirees endorsed pension cuts and qualified for a bailout led by the state.

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