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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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Howes: Ilitch CEO leads using ‘secrets to the sauce’
Associates, fellow business leaders describe Chris Ilitch as thoughtful, deliberate, eager to avoid the limelight.        
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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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Wojo: For Mike Ilitch, a full life, a fulfilled vision
Tributes flow in for Mike Ilitch as public bids farewell        
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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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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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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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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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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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$10K Ilitch investment baked up billion-dollar empire
The Ilitch family currently is worth $6.1 billion        
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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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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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My 4-year-old self received a letter from Mike Ilitch
Free Press sports writer Anthony Fenech on the letter he wrote to Mike Ilitch and the reply he received        
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Ilitch rival Tom Monaghan mourns 'tenacious competitor'
" ... he left an indelible mark on the pizza industry, sports and the City of Detroit," the Domino's founder said in a statement.        
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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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Mitch Albom: Mike Ilitch loved his teams as much as we do
He was more crust than sauce, a pizza magnate with a showman’s instincts and a shortstop’s energy.        
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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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Niyo: Nothing stopped Ilitch with victory on the line
Mike Ilitch always knew what he wanted. More important, he knew what the fans wanted.        
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Would Mike Ilitch's story be possible today?
It’s fair to ask whether a life such as Ilitch’s would even be possible for a working class kid today.        
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Krupa: Ilitch restored winged-wheel's luster
Late Red Wings owner lauded around NHL as one the game's most devoted and caring.        
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Did you know? Mike Ilitch once paid Rosa Parks' rent
Sports Business Journal reported in 2014 about the late Tigers, Red Wings owner's good deed for a civil rights icon        
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How baseball and the Detroit Tigers became Mike Ilitch's true love
Baseball was embedded in his life as a kid growing up on the west side of Detroit, a shortstop for Cooley High in the mid-1940s.        
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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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Detroit Tigers, Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch dies at age 87
DETROIT (AP) — Billionaire businessman Mike Ilitch, who founded the Little Caesars pizza empire before buying the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers, won praise for keeping the professional sports teams in the city as others relocated to new suburban…
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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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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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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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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, 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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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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