Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Automakers announced September U.S. car and truck sales on Wednesday. Here are the top sellers, the number of vehicles sold and

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 A home built of commercial shipping containers is under construction in Royal Oak, Mich., Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Seven shipping containers will be transformed to make up the 2,100 square-foot home, which includes three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Holes for windows and passageways will be cut before plumbing, electrical wiring and other mechanical functions are installed. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Shipping containers constructing Royal Oak home, drawing interest of passersby
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No bail for Catholic priest jailed for child porn shot at Detroit parochial school locker room
Posted at 3:32 p.m.
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Man sentenced to life for dismembering Michigan couple, dumping body parts in Detroit River
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Regulators reject challenge alleging Ameren Missouri earning too much from electricity rates
 This undated image provided by General Motors shows the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. General Motors says the new high-performance Corvette can hit 60 mph in 2.95 seconds, finish a quarter-mile in just under 11 seconds, and reach 127 mph in one-quarter mile, making it the fastest car GM has ever made. (AP Photo/General Motors)
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High-performance Corvette can go 0-60 in 2.95 seconds; fastest car GM has ever made
 Inmates are served food through the Aramark Correctional Services on Tuesday June 24, 2014 at The Charles E. Egeler Reception and Guidance Center in Jackson, Mich. An overseer hired by the state after a series of problems says Michigan's prison food service contractor will boost worker pay, staffing levels and training. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Ryan Garza) DETROIT NEWS OUT, TV OUT, INTERNET OUT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES, MANDATORY CREDIT DETROIT FREE PRESS
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Michigan overseer: Prison food contractor boosting pay, staffing and training to curb problems
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Ex-Texas trooper, sheriff's deputy gets 12 years for being drug money courier, $40M hauled
 In a photo provided by the Detroit Zoo, a newborn giraffe calf is seen next to 5-year-old Kivuli at the zoo in Royal Oak, Mich., Wednesday, Oct. 1. 2014. The zoo says the reticulated giraffe was born Tuesday evening following a 15-month gestation. The father is 6-year-old Jabari. The zoo says the yet-to-be-named calf was born outdoors in the giraffe habitat and took its first steps about an hour after its birth. Scott Carter, Detroit Zoological Society chief life sciences officer, says in a statement that it
Posted at 12:32 p.m.
Newborn on the move: Giraffe calf born at Detroit Zoo, takes first steps shortly afterward
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Detroit Medical Center closing 26-bed hospital in Madison Heights; facility damaged by floods
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Police in Detroit suburb of Troy recover stolen armored truck, search for suspect
 General Motors CEO Mary Barra addresses the Global Business Conference for investors in Milford, Mich., Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Barra says the company has enough parts available to fix all the faulty ignition switches that are blamed for at least 23 deaths nationwide. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Posted at 10:42 a.m.
General Motors looks to new vehicles, China to boost profit as it shifts away from recalls
Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 10:17 a.m.
General Motors' US sales up 19 percent in September on strong truck demand


Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 10:07 a.m.

Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 9:12 a.m.
 Dodge Ram pickup trucks are lined up for sale at Bill DeLuca's dealerships in Haverhill, Mass., Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Chrysler Group says its U.S. sales rose 19 percent in September thanks to strong demand for the new Jeep Cherokee SUV and the Ram pickup. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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