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Ex-Joe Louis training site in Detroit to become restaurant

Flanked by city leaders and children from the Detroit City Chess Club, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announces plans to redevelop the historic Brewster Wheeler Recreation Center, where greats like Joe Louis trained, during a news conference in front of the crumbling structure Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Detroit. A long-closed recreation center where heavyweight champion Joe Louis once trained will house an upscale restaurant as part of a $50 million development project that will include up to 150 apartments, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced Tuesday. (Brandy Baker/Detroit News via AP)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says a long-closed recreation center where heavyweight champion Joe Louis once trained will house an upscale restaurant as part of a $50 million development project.

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Review: It Shoulda Been You’ is inventive satire of weddings

In this image released by The O amd M Company, Sierra Boggess, left, and David Burka appear in a scene from the musical "It Shoulda Been You," at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York. (Joan Marcus/The O and M Company via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — A good wedding might offer touching moments, tension, humor and perhaps some surprising revelations. All that and more is provided by the new musical “It Shoulda Been You,” a frequently funny satire of wedding mishaps. It’s smartly staged like an extended sitcom by David Hyde Pierce, making his Broadway directorial debut.

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Brody Jenner to host E!’s ‘Sex with Brody’ call-in talk show

In this April 22, 2013 file photo, Brody Jenner attends the E! Network 2013 Upfront at the Manhattan Center in New York. Jenner will star in a new relationship series called "Sex with Brody," premiering July 10, at 10:30 p.m. on E!. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yet another member of the Jenner-Kardashian clan is getting a TV show.

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Pew Research Center: Teens still use Facebook

In this Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook remains the most used social media site among American teens ages 13 to 17, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. And, surprisingly, boys visit the site more often than girls. Aided hugely by smartphones and other mobile devices, 71 percent of teens surveyed said they use Facebook, with the same percentage saying they use more than one social network of seven options they were asked about. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Remember those declarations that teens are done with Facebook? Think again.

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Bridgewater is selected grand marshal for Pegasus Parade

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings quarterback and former University of Louisville standout Teddy Bridgewater has been selected as grand marshal of the Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade later this month.

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