Justin Rogers The Detroit News Published 1:59 PM EDT Sep 23, 2019 Allen Park — Here are four observations after having a night to ponder the Detroit Lions' 27-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. First down It hasn’t been pretty, but the Lions are undefeated three weeks into the season. The record isn’t without a blemish, given the tie with the Cardinals in the season opener, but when we looked over the schedule to start the season, there was this collective understanding if the team was .500 though the first quarter, they’d be in good shape. Well, you can check that one off the list. The Lions have unquestionably caught some breaks through the first three weeks, from injuries to officiating errors to execution blunders, but good teams capitalize on the opportunities they’re gifted. You can only knock down the pins set up before you, and the Lions have done that. Now we’re quickly going to figure out how good this team, and … [Read more...] about Four Downs: Measuring-stick game awaits unbeaten Detroit Lions
Updated 12:52 pm CDT, Monday, September 23, 2019 Authorities work the scene where at least four people were killed in a tour bus crash near Bryce Canyon National Park, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Utah. (Spenser Heaps/The Deseret News via AP) Authorities work the scene where at least four people were killed in a tour bus crash near Bryce Canyon National Park, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Utah. (Spenser Heaps/The Deseret News via AP) Photo: Spenser Heaps, AP Photo: Spenser Heaps, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Authorities work the scene where at least four people were killed in a tour bus crash near Bryce Canyon National Park, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Utah. (Spenser Heaps/The Deseret News via AP) Authorities work the scene where at least four people were killed in a … [Read more...] about Chinese travel company defends bus driver in fatal US crash
Philip Morris-owner Altria's nearly $13 billion purchase of a 35% stake in Juul Labs could turn out to be an expensive dud amid growing health and regulatory concerns around vaping.In the latest blow for Juul, Walmart said last week that it would stop selling e-cigarettes. The true value of Altria's stake in Juul may ultimately depend on whether the FDA determines vaping is safe.Less than a year ago, tobacco giant Altria bet big on Juul Labs when it bought a major stake in the vaping company for nearly $13 billion. But that investment increasingly looks like an expensive dud amid growing concerns over the safety of e-cigarettes, which have been linked to hundreds of cases of respiratory illness and at least eight deaths, and as federal and state regulators move to crack down on vaping. How much is Altria counting on Juul? At the time of the investment in December, Altria CEO Howard Willard described the $12.8 billion cash deal as nothing less than a move … [Read more...] about Is Altria’s $13 billion investment in Juul going up in smoke?
A white Michigan officer fired after a framed Ku Klux Klan application and Confederate flags were found in his home says in a report he collected antiques and memorabilia linked to “The Dukes of Hazard” TV series.A 400-page report released Monday by Muskegon officials includes an interview with Charles Anderson. Anderson denies any bias or being a KKK supporter or member.An investigation was launched after a potential homebuyer, who is black, reported seeing the KKK document at Anderson’s home. Rob Mathis and his wife, Reyna Mathis, toured the home and were later interviewed.The report details encounters between them and Anderson, including a 2008 incident in which he pulled them over for speeding. The report says they refused to comply with Anderson’s commands and Reyna Mathis punched him. She was sentenced to 60 days in jail for assaulting an officer. … [Read more...] about Ex-Michigan officer fired for Klan document denies bias
America's favorite TV dancers will bring their fancy footwork to Pikes Peak Center next year."Dancing With the Stars — Live Tour 2020," starring professional dancers from season 28, including Brandon Armstrong, Lindsay Arnold, Alan Bersten, Witney Carson, Val Chmerkovskiy and Sasha Farber, will be in town March 17.Tickets are $39.95 to $99.95. Call 520-7469 or go online to pikespeakcenter.com or axs.com.The show will feature routines from the TV show and new numbers choreographed for the tour, such as cha cha, foxtrot, salsa and tango. … [Read more...] about ‘Dancing With the Stars’ to make stop in Colorado Springs