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How one firm is redefining Detroit's skyline
With the exception of Albert Kahn, no architectural entity has crafted so much of Detroit’s look as SmithGroupJJR.        
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Rochelle Riley: Mike Ilitch believed in Detroit when few did
Detroiters across the city have had a chance to revisit a gargantuan life.        
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Detroit's priciest dilapidated house is back on the market for $5M
A ramshackle house in Detroit near the new Little Caesars Arena is back on the market, this time asking $5 million.        
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Detroit residents to discuss future of closed rec center
Detroit officials are hosting a community meeting about the potential redevelopment of a shuttered recreation center        
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New book available: 'The Joe: Memories from the heart of Hockeytown'
Contains 128 pages of historic photos, memorable stories, the greatest moments and more from the Joe        
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Detroit Red Wings earn exhilarating shootout win over Washington Captitals
Last-place Red Wings might have given aging Joe Louis Arena a final moment of glory.         
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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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Red Wings fall flat after emotional ceremony, lose to Blues, 2-0
Following tribute to owner Mike Ilitch, Wings give up early goal, unable to find the net in fifth straight loss        
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Wojo: For Mike Ilitch, a full life, a fulfilled vision
Tributes flow in for Mike Ilitch as public bids farewell        
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Fans, Detroit Red Wings pay tribute to Mike Ilitch at Joe Louis Arena
Arena observes moment of silence for longtime owner; players have full hearts in affectionate recollections        
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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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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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Red Wings to wear patch to honor Mike Ilitch
The Red Wings will honor owner Ilitch, who died Friday, with a commemorative patch to be worn on their uniforms.        
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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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30,000 expected at Nation of Islam convention in Detroit
Minister Louis Farrakhan is to speak at Joe Louis Arena at national gathering of Nation of Islam.        
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Vanek, hoping for Wednesday, says Red Wings can still reach playoffs
Detroit has 26 games left to get out of Eastern Conference cellar, qualify for 26th straight postseason        
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Son Christopher rises to fill Ilitch’s big shoes
The succession plan announced in May centered on a desire for Ilitch Holdings to remain “100 percent family owned.”        
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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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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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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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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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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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Vitale, Dickerson, fans of all stripes mourn Ilitch
Sports, business giant showered with praise        
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Ilitch’s passion fueled rebirth of Red Wings, downtown
Devellano looks around downtown Detroit these days, and that’s where Ilitch’s legacy is foremost, said Devellano.        
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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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Wojo: Ultra-competitor Ilitch made Detroit a winner
Ilitch competed only if he thought he could win, and against daunting odds, the man won just about everything.        
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Chris Ilitch now in charge of dad's empire under succession plan
Christopher Ilitch is now at the helm of the Ilitch family's pizza, sports and entertainment business empires.        
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Mike Ilitch was a great owner, a man of vision
Detroit native, pizza magnate revitalized two sports franchises in his city, along with the city itself        
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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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Detroit assault case moves forward against singer Trey Songz
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit assault case against Trey Songz is heading to trial court after the singer waived a key hearing.
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Brad Keselowski: NASCAR's changes are for the better
NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski was presented with a personalized Wings jersey by Larry Murphy on Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena. Video by George Sipple/DFP        
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Isiah Thomas is bringing his new champagne to Detroit
Isiah Thomas wants Detroiters to raise a glass and toast his new business venture: champagne.        
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Detroit Red Wings' Thomas Vanek wants to make it hard to trade him
'I think it’s a good team with a lot of upside. My boys, my family likes it.' -- Detroit Red Wings forward Thomas Vanek        
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Red Wings' Thomas Vanek not sweating trade deadline
Detroit Red Wings forward Thomas Vanek and coach Jeff Blashill speak with the Free Press on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at Joe Louis Arena. Video by Helene St. James, DFP        
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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’ school closings
The mayor said he called Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday to tell him the closure is “wrong”        
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Duggan to fight ‘irrational’ closing of city schools
The mayor said he called Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday to tell him the closure is “wrong”        
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NHL’s All-Star shtick can still mean everything
I’ve only been truly star-struck once. Covering the 2011 ALDS between the Yankees and Tigers, waiting for Joe Girardi at his pregame press conference in the bowels of Yankee Stadium, I looked over and saw a tall, elderly man sitting one aisle over, beautifully dressed in a three-piece suit, legs crossed with a fedora resting...
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Red Hot Chili Peppers bring Getaway Tour to Joe Louis Arena in Detroit
       
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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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UDM basketball schedule: Games vs. Oakland are a month apart
The Detroit Mercy men's basketball team is scheduled to release its full 2016-17 schedule today, but here's a peek.        
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Howard happy to still be with Red Wings, working to ‘reinvent’ himself
Goalie may have been supplanted as starter, Howard accepts role as veteran to push Mrazek        
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Zetterberg nostalgic as Red Wings career winds down
Henrik Zetterberg says he might not be 100 percent for training camp, but he’s confident he’ll be ready for the start of the Red Wings’ regular season.        
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Ex-Wings Osgood, Shanahan will miss JLA ‘smell’
“The smell of The Joe is the best,” longtime Wings goalie Chris Osgood said. “The Joe smells like hockey, because it’s just a hockey rink.        
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Chris Osgood will miss 'smell' of The Joe
Michigan Sports Hall of Famer Chris Osgood talks about what he'll miss about Joe Louis Arena before Friday night's induction ceremony in Detroit.        
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