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TOP STORIES Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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Here are the top stories:

4 TO KNOW: 

  • Stephen McAfee: 2 charged in Macomb Township teen's murder, mutilation have court hearing.
  • Coast Guard: 5 missing after army helicopter reported down in ocean off Oahu.
  • Little Caesars Arena: How much it'll cost you to see a game, concert at Detroit's new arena.
  • Confederate MonumentsHere are the memorials to be removed across the nation.

LOCAL

  • Stephen McAfee: 2 charged in Macomb Township teen's murder, mutilation have court hearing.
  • Little Caesars Arena: How much it'll cost you to see a game, concert at Detroit's new arena.
  • Kwame KilpatrickFormer Detroit mayor says he was left with no representation "for critical portions" of trial.
  • Pedestrian KilledMan hit by driver who lost control of car in Detroit.
  • Human Trafficking4 charged in opioid drug, human trafficking operation out of Metro Detroit.
  • Motown Mansion: Meet the new owner of the historic Boston-Edison estate.
  • Amazon: Company to hire more than 1,000 new full-time workers at Livonia Fulfillment Center.
  • Mutilated Puppy: Pitbull mix found with serious injuries fights to survive in Bloomfield Township.
  • Clinton Township: Crisis averted after industrial chemicals spill into waterways.
  • WeatherWarm with sunshine Wednesday in SE Michigan.

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POLITICS:

  • Alt-Left: Experts say "alt-left" is a "made-up term" after Trump uses it in statement.
  • Kim Jong UnTrump praises North Korean leader for backing down on missile threat.
  • Hope HicksSenior communications adviser will likely take on role of White House communications director.
  • TrumpPresident says both sides to blame amid Charlottesville backlash.
  • Bathroom BillBill addressing trangender bathroom usage fails during Texas special session.
  • AFL-CIOManufacturing leader steps down from Trump's manufacturing council.

ENTERTAINMENT:

  • Jimmy KimmelLate night host says the president "is completely unhinged." Other hosts share sentiment.
  • James BondDaniel Craig confirms return to super spy role for the 25th Bond film.
  • Bruce CampbellB-movie icon is back with groovy second memoir, "Hail to the Chin."
  • Mindy Kaling"The Mindy Project" star confirms long-rumored pregnancy.

SPORTS:

  • NFL Power Rankings: ESPN ranks Detroit Lions at No. 19.
  • Tony Hawk: Skateboarding star helps open skate park in Downtown Detroit.
  • ESPNNetwork apologizes for fantasy football segment compared to slave auction.
  • Serena WilliamsTennis star says people think she's mean "because I'm black."

ALL 4 PETS:

  • Beaches: Michigan state parks, recreation areas that allow pets on beaches
  • Cat OwnersWhat is your cat's tail trying to tell you?
  • Rescued Cat: Video shows Detroit police officers helping woman rescue feline from tree.
  • Axel the FoxMeet the Metro Detroit family that made a fox their pet.
  • 'All 4 Pets' SpecialHere's what you missed on Local 4's "All 4 Pets" special.

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