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Protesters Greet Trump In Detroit

Area clergy and several hundred city residents have denounced a visit by Donald Trump to a Detroit church as the Republican presidential candidate hopes to convince black voters to cast their ballots for him. Trump attended an attendance-by-ticket-only

Auto Sales Down In August

U.S. sales of new cars and trucks were expected to drop in August, ending summer on a low note for the auto industry. Ford’s sales were down 8 percent compared to last August. More automakers will report sales

Hiring Slows In August

The latest numbers from the United States Labor Department show employers added 151,000 jobs in August. That may seem like a lot, but it’s about half of what was added in July and June. Michigan News Network

Report Examines Payday Lending Abuses

A new report from the Public Interest Research Group in Michigan has taken a look at nearly 10,000 complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about payday lenders and found serious abuses. It’s recommending some changes to

Trump To Visit Detroit Church Saturday

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will be in Detroit this weekend. He’s slated to visit a church on Saturday as he tries to reach out to black voters. However, Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber says Detroit is