July 28, 2014
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Next year will see ground broken, at the south McMorran parking lot, for Blue Water Area Transit's new transfer center.  General Manager of the local bus service, Jim Wilson, says preliminary work on the project continues, with some that'll be done later this summer. Wilson says the project is a good one, given that ridership has increased nearly 90-percent in recent years,
 
Everything old is new again, at the Everything Classic Antique store, in downtown Port Huron.  The store's Mike Gaylord says a new exhibit, this week, will see miniature luxury cars inside antique bottles. Gaylord says another display at the store is one of the largest porcelain and glass shoe collections, with over 18-hundred exhibited.  The Everything Classic Antique
 
A Livonia man died Wednesday night after being attacked by two large dogs while out for a run in Lapeer County. Metamora Township Police say a 46-year-old went out for a run just before 5:30 p.m. when, according to a witness, he was attacked by a couple of animals. The dogs responsible for the attack are reported to be two 3-year-old Cane Corsos, which are described by the American Kennel

Village of Armada Police say they are investigating a possible homicide involving a young girl.  She was reported as a 14-year-old who was found in a wooded area within the village limits.  Authorities including sheriff deputies from Macomb County, & Michigan State Police are busy identifying the body, cause of death, and looking for clues for the possible suspect or suspects.  A

The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office Thursday night investigated a car vs. horse drawn cart personal injury accident that took place in Maplevalley Township. The 9:37 p.m. accident found that a 20-year-old Brown City woman crashed into the rear of a horse drawn cart. The cart driver, a 21-year-old also from Brown City, was treated and released from a local hospital.  His cart was
 
Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in June increased moderately in 13 of the state’s 17 major labor market regions. According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels increased seasonally in the majority of areas over the month. County rates were mixed but Saint Clair County showed a one percentage point increase,
 
Over $13-million dollars in investment and over 200 jobs for the Port Huron area... that's with a German automotive company that's laying down roots in Port Huron's industrial park.  The Eissmann Group Automotive company has selected Port Huron and the former GMA Cover Corporation building, for their newest facility for North American expansion, with Dan Casey at the
 
New name, same place... that's the former Port Huron Hospital, with signage installed Wednesday, to signal a new start for the facility.  President and CEO, at McLaren Port Huron, Tom DeFauw tells our Bill Gilmer next year is expected to see construction started on a new cancer center and a new inpatient tower, once plans are finalized. DeFauw says joining McLaren Health Care

The state's largest retailers organization has released a study saying that, in 2015, Michigan would gain more than 74-thousand additional jobs and nine billion dollars in additional economic activity, if Michigan consumers bought from Michigan retailers instead of over the internet or through the mail, otherwise known as "remote" sellers. The Michigan Retailers Association study
 
Tuesday was the filing deadline for those seeking a seat, in the fall, for the St. Clair County Community College Board of Trustees and the Port Huron Area School District Board of Education. Tuesday's filing deadline for local boards saw John Adair and Nicholas DeGrazia seeking to keep their seats, in November at the St. Clair County Community College, with no one filing to
The Detroit Tigers managed just four hits on Saturday night in a 4-0 loss to the Angels in Los Angeles.  Austin Jackson had two hits for the Tigers, who have scored just one run in their last 18 innings.  The final game of a four game series in California is set for Sunday afternoon.
Drew Smyly struck out eleven in six innings, but suffered a 2-1 loss on Friday night to the Los Angeles Angels in California.  The lone Detroit run scored on a solo home run from Miguel Cabrera.  The third game of a four game series is set for Saturday night.
Max Scherzer struck out 11 over seven innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-4 on Thursday night in the first game of a four game series in California.  Joe Nathan got his 21st save by striking out the side in the ninth.  Nick Castellanos had two hits and two RBI, while Ian Kinsler also knocked in two runs.  Game two of the series is Friday night.
The Detroit Tigers acquired right handed relief pitcher Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.  In the deal Detroit sent pitching prospects Corey Knebel and Jake Thompson to the Rangers.  Soria has pitched seven years in the majors and has 177 career saves and has struck out more hitters than he has pitched innings.  Soria has a club option on his current contract
Miguel Cabrera, Austin Jackson, and Alex Avila all drove in three runs each, as the Detroit Tigers crushed the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-5 on Wednesday afternoon.  Rajai Davis added three hits and an RBI for the Tigers, who open a four game series in Los Angeles on Thursday night against the Angels.
Phil Coke walked two of the three hitters he pitched to and they both came around to score in the bottom of the eighth, as the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat the Detroit tigers 5-4 on Tuesday night in Phoenix.  Torii Hunter had given the Tigers the lead in the top of the inning with a two run single, but the Detroit bullpen gave the runs right back.  The Tigers and D-Backs wrap up
Miguel cabrera singled in the go ahead run in the seventh inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the Arizona DiamondBacks 4-3 in Phoenix on Monday night.  Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson hit home runs for the Tigers, who have won two in a row.  Game two of the inter-league series is Tuesday night.
Torii Hunter hit a two run home run and Drew Smyly pitched seven strong innings, as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians on Sunday 5-1 to avoid being swept in a four game series.  Smyly allowed just one run and four hits, while striking out six to earn the win.  The Tigers play in Arizona on Monday night to open a seven game road trip out west.
Carlos Santana hit a three run double in the ninth to break open a 2-2 game and lead the Cleveland Indians to a 5-2 win on Saturday night, and a sweep in a double header.  Chris Dickerson hit two solo home runs for the Tribe, while Austin Jackson drove in both runs for the Tigers.  The final game of a four game series is Sunday in Detroit.  The Tigers have lost four in a row.
Cory Kluber came with in one out of a complete game, as the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 6-2 in the opening game of a day/night double header Saturday at Comerica Park.  Miguel Cabrera had three hits in the loss for the Tigers.
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