July 4 parade attack suspect pleads not guilty
The 21-year-old man accused of killing seven people and wounding dozens more in a shooting at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago has pleaded not guilty, a week after prosecutors announced he faces 117 felony counts in the attack. (Aug. 3)news.yahoo.com
Red Wings sign 19-year-old Donovan Sebrango to entry-level contract
Donovan Sebrango is a Steve Yzerman draft pick, first and foremost. That means quite a lot considering the GM’s drafting track record: Nikita Kucherov (2nd round), Brayden Point (3rd round), Anthony Cirelli (3rd round), Mathieu Joseph (4th round), dare I say Moritz Seider? Entry-level contractThe Yzerman regime selected Sebrango in the 3rd round, 63rd overall, in the 2020 draft. The Red Wings now have signed the 19-year-old defenseman to a three-year entry-level contract this week. You can understand why Yzerman would grab him in the 3rd round.
Jim Harbaugh signs contract extension to remain Michigan’s head football coach through 2025
Michigan Wolverines Head Football Coach Jim Harbaugh watches the replay during the fourth quarter of the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Michigan Stadium on November 16, 2019 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan defeated Michigan State 40-10. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Jim Harbaugh has officially signed a contract extension to remain Michigan’s head football coach through the 2025 season. Michigan went just 2-4, including losses to Michigan State and then-winless Penn State at home. He was fired last month and has since joined former Michigan offensive coordinator and new Arizona head coach Jedd Fisch’s staff.
University of Michigan awards staff three extra paid days off around holidays
ANN ARBOR – University of Michigan faculty and staff have something more to smile about this week. In an email to eligible faculty and staff on Wednesday, provost Susan Collins, chief financial officer Kevin Hegarty and associate vice president for human resources Richard Holcomb announced an additional three paid vacation days around the holidays. “This additional paid time off is one small way to recognize and express gratitude to our faculty and staff.”The additional days off are Nov. 25 and Dec. 23-24. Regular faculty and staff eligible for season days on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses will receive the additional time off. University Human Resources will work with unions to see if there are applicable season days that can be used for these bargaining units.
Red Wings sign Anthony Mantha to 4-year contract
Forward Anthony Mantha is locked up for another four years with the Detroit Red Wings. Mantha, 26, was under a two-year contract that expired at the end of the 2019-20 season. He began to hit his stride in 2017-19 with 24 goals for the Red Wings -- he followed that up with 25 goals in 2018-19. This past season Mantha only appeared in 43 games for Detroit, but he still managed 16 goals and 22 assists thanks to a hot start to the season. Related: Red Wings' Bertuzzi awarded $3.5M, 1-year deal by arbitratorMore Red Wings news:
Red Wings' Bertuzzi awarded $3.5M, 1-year deal by arbitrator
DETROIT – An arbitrator has awarded Detroit Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi a $3.5 million, one-year contract. The 25-year-old Bertuzzi has scored 21 goals in consecutive seasons. Detroit drafted Bertuzzi in the second round of the 2013 draft and he has 49 goals and 119 points in 199 career games. He is a nephew of former NHL player Todd Bertuzzi. More Red Wings news:
Detroit public schools, teachers union agree to 1-year contract
DETROIT – The Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) and the Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) Local 231 announced Tuesday they have reached agreement on a one-year successor contract for the 2020-21 academic year. DFT members ratified the agreement on Oct. 5, according to the district. This shall be the only step movement for these unit members during the 2020-2021 school year. All other DFT unit members not on the teacher salary schedule shall receive a base wage increase of 2.74% as of the beginning of the 2020-21 school year. Aug. 28, 2020: DPSCD and Detroit Federation of Teachers reach deal to reopen schools
Red Wings sign Gagner to 1-year contract extension
DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings signed forward Sam Gagner to a one-year contract extension Saturday. The Red Wings acquired Gagner on Feb. 24 in a trade with Edmonton. In 42 games last season with the Red Wings and Oilers, Gagner had six goals and seven assists. Detroit also announced it has signed forward Turner Elson to a one-year extension. More: Red Wings pick up Marc Staal, draft pick in trade with Rangers
Red Wings sign F Robby Fabbri to $5.9 million, 2-year deal
DETROIT The Detroit Red Wings signed forward Robby Fabbri to a $5.9 million, two-year contract. Detroit announced Monday it retained the restricted free agent. The Red Wings acquired Fabbri early in the 2019-20 season from the St. Louis Blues and he scored twice in his debut with the team. Fabbri had 32 points in 61 games last season for the league-worst Red Wings. ___For more AP NHL coverage: https://apnews.com/NHL and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Interns, residents reach tentative agreement with Michigan Medicine
ANN ARBOR The University of Michigan House Officers Association and Michigan Medicine have reached a tentative agreement following negotiations. U-Ms HOA, which represents residents, interns and fellows throughout the healthcare system, has 1,300 members. The HOA will vote on the three-year collective bargaining agreement this week with votes tallied on Thursday. Negotiating via video conferencing was a first," Robin Tarter, HOA Executive Director said in a news release. I applaud the leadership and collaboration of negotiating team members. Like what youre reading?
GM: First Ventec Critical Care V+Pro Ventilators are ready for delivery
Workers prepare to build ventilators at the GM manufacturing facility in Kokomo, Indiana, Monday, April 6, 2020, where GM and Ventec Life Systems are partnering to produce Ventec critical care ventilators in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by AJ Mast for General Motors)DETROIT – General Motors announced Tuesday that its first Ventec Life Systems V+Pro critical care ventilators are ready for delivery to the U.S. government’s Strategic National Stockpile. GM was awarded April 8 with a government contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to build 30,000 ventilators by August. The automaker is working with Ventec Life Systems, a partnership announced in March, to produce the machines at its plant in Kokomo, Indiana. The automaker said it has the capacity to build more ventilators after August if needed.