Posts Tagged Government and politics

Affordable housing plans detailed for Red Wings district

DETROIT (AP) — Plans for a residential and entertainment district featuring a new Detroit Red Wings arena include about 20 percent affordable housing units.

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Judge lets ex-NHL player lawsuit over concussions continue

Vancouver Canucks' Derek Dorsett (51) flies over Winnipeg Jets' Lee Stempniak (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The NHL’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by former players over concussion-related injuries has been largely rejected by a federal judge, allowing the claims to move forward.

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Michigan House approves bill prohibiting drones for hunting

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s House has approved two bills that would prohibit the use of drones by hunters and those seeking to interfere with hunting.

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Rio mayor unveils controversial Olympic golf course

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s mayor has defended the city’s controversial Olympic golf course, which has been criticized by environmental activists and is at the center of complicated legal wranglings.

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Chelsea fans to contest banning orders for Paris incident

LONDON (AP) — Five Chelsea fans will contest the implementation of football banning orders for their suspected involvement in an incident where a black man was blocked from boarding a subway train in Paris.

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