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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) — A year after filing for bankruptcy, Detroit is building momentum to get out, especially after workers and retirees voted in favor of major pension changes just a few weeks before a judge holds a crucial trial that could end the largest public filing in U.S. history.

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Jury selection starts in football player slaying

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jury selection has started in the trial of a man in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.

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Lions claim WR Wiggins off waivers from Patriots

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have claimed wide receiver Reese Wiggins off waivers.

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Indians lose 5-1 to Tigers, take 3 of 4 in series

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Josh Tomlin sits in the dugout after being relieved during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Sunday, July 20, 2014 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — The Cleveland Indians refused to allow one setback to sour their trip to Detroit.

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Ilitches release details on Wings arena complex

DETROIT (AP) — The Ilitch family has unveiled more details of its plans for an entertainment and residential complex centered on a new Detroit Red Wings hockey arena.

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