Tag: Michigan

Michigan vs Texas Tech Betting Line: March Madness Predictions & Picks

Getty DES MOINES, IOWA – MARCH 23: Isaiah Livers #4 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates with his teammates against the Florida Gators during the second half in the second round game of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena on March 23, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) […]

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Charles Matthews NBA Draft Profile: Latest Projections & Stock

Getty Charles Matthews #1 of the Michigan Wolverines reacts after a basket in the second half against the Loyola Ramblers. You will inevitably hear the words “Kentucky transfer” at least a dozen times before the CBS announcers say “Charles Matthews.” The former 5-star out of Chicago played in Lexington for just the 2015-16 season, scrapping […]

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Ignas Brazdeikis NBA Draft Profile: Updated Projections for Michigan Forward

Getty Ignas Brazdeikis #13 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a shot in the second half during a college basketball game against the Maryland Terrapins. John Beilein and Michigan have some recent history smuggling Canadian players across the border. In 2013, he reeled in current Cleveland Cav Nik Stauskas from Mississauga, a suburb of Toronto. Only […]

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Watch–Trump Calls on GM to Reopen Ohio Plant: ‘Get it Open Now, Don’t Wait!’

During a rally in Lima, Ohio on Wednesday, President Trump called on the United Auto Workers (UAW) and General Motors (GM) to work together immediately to reopen the corporation’s Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant. This month, GM closed the first of four American plants it is expected to shutter this year while ramping up production in […]

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The Case for Expunging Criminal Records

The consequences of a run-in with the law can persist for decades after the formal sentence has been served. People with records face major barriers to employment, housing and education, effectively condemning them to second-class citizenship. In recent years, criminal justice reform efforts have increasingly focused on finding policy tools that can lower these barriers. […]

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Union Workers Stand with Trump: ‘Don’t Let GM Off the Hook’ for Plant Closures

The United Auto Workers (UAW) — which represents thousands of American workers at General Motors (GM) — is standing with President Trump in his recent call for GM CEO Mary Barra to reopen the corporation’s idled Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant. This week, Trump called on Barra to reopen the recently closed GM Lordstown assembly plant. […]

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Trump Gives GM Ultimatum: Reopen Closed Lordstown, Ohio, Plant

President Donald Trump this weekend called out multinational corporation General Motors (GM) for closing its first of four U.S. assembly plants it expects to shutter this year, urging GM CEO Mary Barra to quickly reopen the plant. Trump called out the automaker and Barra for laying off thousands of American workers and the recent closing […]

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Michigan vs MSU Betting: Latest Line, Odds & Prediction

Getty Cassius Winston #5 of the Michigan State Spartans and head coach Tom Izzo react after beating the Michigan Wolverines. Michigan and Michigan State faced off last weekend for the Big Ten regular-season championship. Sunday afternoon at the United Center in Chicago, they play again for the conference tournament title. In short, the Mitten is […]

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Stick It to ‘Em: Michigan Loves Manual Transmission (Assuming Social Media Is Real Life…)

The shouting factory that is Twitter, by and large, should generally not be considered as something that resembles real life. Between trolls and various other bottom feeders, it can be tough to find real information amongst all the noise. Every now and then, a nugget of information appears that makes weathering the commotion worthwhile. Despite […]

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Ignas Brazdeikis NBA Draft Projections: Profile & Mock Drafts for Michigan Forward

Getty Ignas Brazdeikis #13 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a shot in the second half during a college basketball game against the Maryland Terrapins. John Beilein and Michigan have some recent history smuggling Canadian players across the border. In 2013, he reeled in current Cleveland Cav Nik Stauskas from Mississauga, […]

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Michigan: 5-in-10 Voters Favor Replacing Trump as GM Continues Layoffs

Nearly 5-in-10 Michigan voters said they will likely vote to replace President Trump in the upcoming 2020 presidential election as General Motors (GM) continues layoffs in the state and keeps working class communities in the dark about future layoffs. A new poll from EPIC-MRA finds that Rust Belt voters, by and large, may not be convinced that […]

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Fiat Chrysler to Reopen Idled Detroit Plant, Bring 6.5K U.S. Jobs Back to Michigan

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will reopen an idled Detroit engine plant, invest billions into five existing Michigan plants, and create about 6,500 U.S. auto jobs in a move reflecting President Trump’s economic nationalist agenda. The Plans for Michigan In an announcement Tuesday, Fiat Chrysler executives revealed their plans to reopen the Mack Avenue II engine plant in […]

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Hate Hoax: Prosecutors Charge LGBT Activist with Burning Down Own Home with Pets Inside

Michigan prosecutors say Nikki Joly, a longtime LGBT activist, set fire to her home and killed her pets due to resentment from subsiding controversy over the enactment of nondiscrimination legislation he advocated for. The Detroit News reported Monday that law enforcement charge Joly, a transgender man from Jackson, Michigan, burned down her own home, killing five pets inside, in what was initially investigated […]

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Remaining GM Workers on Edge as Layoffs End: We’re ‘Nervous and Afraid’

The remaining American workers at General Motors (GM) say they are on edge as layoffs of thousands of longtime U.S. employees have somewhat concluded at a number of the automakers’ plants. At the beginning of the month, GM executives began laying off 14,700 workers in the United States and Canada, with the majority of the […]

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