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Ngata on injury list at start of practice for Lions
ALLEN PARK (AP) - Ndamukong Suh's replacement began fall practice on the injured list. Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata missed the team's first practice of training camp Monday with a strained hamstring. The five-time Pro Bowler, whom the... Full story
Spieth captures Masters victory for the ages
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Jordan Spieth tapped in his final putt to cap off a record performance and bent over in relief. He just as easily could have been taking a bow. This was a Masters for the ages. Not since Tiger Woods in 1997 has a 21-year-old faced so... Full story
Rural Michigan faces many barriers to health care
DETROIT (AP) - Sue Cook is going to the ends of the earth, or what feels like it, to help people try to sign up for insurance under the new federal health care law. The retired nurse is director of a free health clinic in Sanilac County, the largest... Full story
Michigan wolf hunt starts Friday, despite protests
TRAVERSE CITY - During a lifetime of hunting, John Haggard has targeted elk in Colorado, moose in Alaska and caribou in Canada. Now comes a new challenge closer to home: the gray wolf. Michigan's... Full story
Wisconsin GOP mulls new mine forest access restrictions
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state senator has crafted a new compromise plan that would allow outdoor lovers to continue to explore the forest near a potential northwestern Wisconsin mine site and keep protesters away from mine workers. About... Full story
A light, steamed fish dish with big, bold flavors
The first time I had to test a recipe for steamed fish was back in the ‘80s, when I was working in the test kitchen at Gourmet magazine. And truthfully, the very idea seemed preposterous. Steaming...
Wedding reception decor gets creative, personal
More personal, more inventive. Those are the dominant trends in wedding receptions, experts say, in an era when brides have all the resources of the Internet to plan, share and often produce their...
Nature takes starring role in stamping
I was chopping vegetables for dinner recently when my 14-year-old daughter, Grace, disappeared with the unusable end of the bok choy. She returned five minutes later with paper, a stamping ink pad and...