Michigan State University
June 20, 2018 - 11:03:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Transportation

After fighting unsuccessfully for years in court and at the ballot box to prevent construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge, the owners of the Ambassador Bridge are now turning to President Donald Trump for help.

June 20, 2018 - 4:55:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

The Federal Communications Commission has granted Michigan State University and WKAR Public Media a special license to launch an experimental Next Generation TV broadcasting station.

It’s called ATSC 3.0.

Proponents describe ATSC 3.0 as a merger of the capabilities of over-the-air broadcasting and the internet, capable of delivering content to cars and mobile devices along with the home.

June 20, 2018 - 4:30:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History


Time Cover Featuring Detroit Race Riot of 1943

Race riots erupt in Detroit.

June 20, 2018 - 4:12:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

Photo of painting of Lewis Cass, courtesy of U.S. Army Center of Military History

On June 20, 1866, funeral services were held in Detroit for Lewis Cass. Over his public life and career, Cass served as governor of the Michigan Territory, U.S. ambassador to France, Secretary of War under President Andrew Jackson, a U.S. Senator from Michigan, and Secretary of State under President James Buchanan. He is buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Detroit.

June 19, 2018 - 11:23:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Gongwer

Genetski, Nesbitt Square Off In 26th Senate GOP Primary

June 19, 2018 - 3:10:00 pm (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: Bridge

June 19, 2018 - 4:42:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

Juneteenth in Michigan


June 19, 2018 - 4:41:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

Vincent Chin, a Chinese American, was beaten June 19, 1982, by autoworkers in Highland Park who were angry about the growing success of the Japanese auto industry.

Source : Zlati Meyer, "This Week in Michigan History", Detroit Free Press, June 14, 2009.

June 19, 2018 - 4:40:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History, Humor

"World Sauntering Day" is celebrated on the 19th day of June every year. The purpose is to remind us to take it easy, smell the roses, to slow down and enjoy life as opposed to rushing through it. It is also sometimes referred to as International Sauntering Day

June 19, 2018 - 4:20:00 am (America/Detroit)
Blog: Red Tape   Categories: History

On June 19, 1920, workers on the Michigan Central Railroad yards nears Niles unearthed the skull of a giant beaver. The giant beaver was a prehistoric beast that roamed North America along with mammoths and mastodons. It could grow to approximately eight feet in length and weigh nearly a quarter of a ton. The giant beaver became extinct during the last Ice Age 10,000 years ago.

Source: Michigan Every Day

For more information, see Castoroides wikipedia entry


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