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When Rosa Parks was robbed, the founder of Little Caesars stepped up to pay her rent
Sports Business Journal reported in 2014 about the late Mike Ilitch's good dead for civil rights icon.         
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Little Caesars founder once paid Rosa Parks' rent
Sports Business Journal reported in 2014 about the late Mike Ilitch's good dead for civil rights icon.       
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St. Louis Blues, Carter Hutton shut out Detroit Red Wings
By Bob Duff, The Sports Xchange DETROIT -- Lately, when the St. Louis Blues take their show on the road, they've been going with a Shakespearian motif.
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Little Caesars founder quietly paid Rosa Parks' rent for years
Those who knew Mike Ilitch, the Little Caesars founder and Detroit Tigers owner who died last Friday, have spent the past few days fondly remembering his impact on friends, on Detroit residents, and on the sports community.
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Ilitch leaves behind 'greatest legacy you could have'
Mike Ilitch will lie in repose from noon to 8 p.m. in the theater's Grand Lobby, his family announced        
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Wings expect ‘special night’ in honoring Mike Ilitch
“It’s a big game for our hockey club, and a special night,” captain Henrik Zetterberg said.        
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Former Detroit Red Wings among first to say good-bye to Mike Ilitch
'As hard as it is to lose your husband or your father or your grandfather, they see how many people he’s touched.'        
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Fans pay tribute to Ilitch at Fox Theatre
Mike Ilitch will lie in repose from noon to 8 p.m. in the theater's Grand Lobby, his family announced        
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Ilitch visitation set for Fox Theatre on Wednesday
Mike Ilitch will lie in repose from noon to 8 p.m. in the theater's Grand Lobby, his family announced        
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Fans, friends flock to Comerica to honor Ilitch
Little Caesars Pizza founder, sports magnate remembered for his generosity        
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'Spirit of Detroit': Public pays tribute to Mike Ilitch
Dozens came to Comerica Park Monday morning to add their tributes to a giant, temporary wall near the "Big Tiger" statue        
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Mike Ilitch public visitation set for Wednesday at Fox Theatre
Ilitch, who died Friday, owned the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and the Fox Theatre; founded Little Caesars Pizza        
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One of Ilitch’s greatest legacies is downtown Detroit
Downtown Detroit would look much different if it weren’t for Mike Ilitch        
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Howes: Ilitch success sits on foundation of risk-taking
He was an entrepreneur with knack for buying low, holding on and building value in myriad assets his family controls.        
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Visitation for Ilitch set for Wednesday at Fox Theatre
DETROIT (AP) - Mike Ilitch will lie in repose for a public visitation Wednesday at Fox Theatre in Detroit. Ilitch, the billionaire businessman who founded the Little Caesars pizza empire and bought the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers, died Friday. He was 87. Ilitch Holdings Inc. announced information Sunday ...
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Mike Ilitch public visitation set for Fox Theatre
On Wednesday, from noon to 1 p.m. there will be a public visitation at the Fox Theatre Grand Lobby        
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Public visitation set for Detroit icon Mike Ilitch
Ilitch, who died Friday, owned the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and the Fox Theatre; founded Little Caesars Pizza        
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Mike Ilitch’s complex relationship with Detroit
There's no doubt Mike Ilitch bettered this community in countless ways. But he also leaves a complex legacy.        
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Fox renovation set stage for entertainment revival
The 5,000-seat former movie palace, which opened in 1928, had fallen into disrepair when the Ilitches purchased it        
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Rubin: At the original Caesars, life and pizza go on
The day after Mike Ilitch's passing, it's business as usual at the restaurant that started downtown Detroit's revival        
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Ilitch leaves music, entertainment legacy in downtown Detroit
The late billionaire's gamble on the Fox Theatre helped spark one of the country's busiest entertainment districts.        
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Finley: Mike Ilitch cut path to Detroit’s comeback
What he did for Detroit should never be forgotten        
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Mike Ilitch funeral: Private service, public tribute to follow
A public memorial for Mike Ilitch is in the planning stages but tributes are suggested for 3 charities        
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Michigan mourns Mike Ilitch: 'One of the giants'
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan called the businessman "a Detroiter through and through."        
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Little Caesars founder, Tigers owner Mike Ilitch dies at age 87
Billionaire businessman Mike Ilitch, who founded the Little Caesars pizza empire before buying the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, and won praise for keeping the professional sports teams in the city as others relocated to new suburban stadiums, has died. He was 87.
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Sports world reacts to death of Mike Ilitch
Ilitch, who owns the Tigers and Red Wings, died Friday at 87 years old.        
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Mike Ilitch built empire from humble beginnings
From a single storefront, Mike Ilitch built a diverse business empire that would become synonymous with Detroit        
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Henning: Ilitch brought stability to Tigers
He brought baseball back to a charter American League city that had all but lost the sport for nearly two decades.        
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Tigers, Wings owner, pizza magnate Mike Ilitch dies
Mike Ilitch, a self-made billionaire whose influence reached far in Detroit, died today        
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Tigers, Wings owner, pizza magnate Mike Ilitch dies at 87
Mike Ilitch, a self-made billionaire whose influence in Detroit reached far, died today        
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Tigers, Red Wings owner and pizza titan Mike Ilitch dead at 87
Ilitch’s success made him one of the best known people in Michigan.        
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Construction begins on Little Caesars HQ
The building at Columbia and Woodward is the latest big investment by the Ilitch family        
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Coach Insignia to close in February
The scenic fine dining restaurant closes as Detroit’s restaurant scene evolves        
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Dan Gilbert's impact on Detroit just keeps growing
The Gilbert era has been nothing short of remarkable. And the ride's not over yet.        
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Watch this: Detroit Mercy, Oakland coaches tour Little Caesars Arena
The District Detroit shared a video of the tour, where you can see some glimpses of the progress        
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Duggan to fight ‘irrational’ closing of Detroit schools
The mayor said he called Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday to tell him the closure is “wrong”        
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Watch live: Duggan announces re-election-bid
On Tuesday, he picked up petitions to run for the mayoral post, joining 14 others        
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Microsoft moves office to downtown Detroit
Doug G. WareFeb. 3 (UPI) -- Software giant Microsoft is moving one of its offices to downtown Detroit -- the U.S. auto capital that's becoming better known as a technology hub.
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Construction begins on Little Caesars headquarters
The building at Columbia and Woodward is the latest big investment by the Ilitch family        
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Gilbert announcing new tenant move Friday — Microsoft?
Microsof has sales offices in the Southfield Town Center and has been considering a move to Detroit for months.        
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Initial designs far different for Little Caesars Arena
Tom Wilson, CEO of Olympia Entertainment, says first design for Little Caesars Arena envisioned a 14-story stadium        
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