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Published March 27, 2020

WARREN —  “The Arsenal of Democracy” is retooling to launch a mission of mercy. In a move reminiscent of the massive and critical American industrial contributions that helped defeat Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan during World War II,  General Motors Co. on March 27 announced a series of initiatives geared toward fast-tracking the production of medical and personal protective equipment needed to safe lives and battle the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Published March 20, 2020

ROSEVILLE — The loss of a car can be devastating, especially for low-income families.

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Published March 18, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A local design program did not disappoint at Autorama.

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Published February 26, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Lifelong car enthusiast Herman Harris, of Southfield, will bring an orange 2019 Chevrolet Corvette.

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Published February 26, 2020

TROY — Troy resident Timothy Yax, 49, will show his 1959 Cadillac Series 62 and his 1963 Chevrolet Corvair Greenbrier van downstairs this year.

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Published February 26, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Bob Millard, of Royal Oak, has owned many cars over the years, but none garner as much attention as the vehicle he will show at Autorama this year: a 1976 Chevrolet Malibu wagon.

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Published February 26, 2020

FRASER/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Jeff Phillips, 55, of Fraser, is a repeat Autorama attendee. This year, he will be showing off his bronze 1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.

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Published February 25, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS — Many Rochester-area residents will show off their hot rods, custom cars and boats in this year’s Autorama.

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Published February 24, 2020

FERNDALE — Randy Hayward is a big motorcycle guy, holding a collection of 19 bikes, and he’s planning on bringing four of them to the upcoming Detroit Autorama.

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Published February 24, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Two Shelby Township residents are ready to strut their self-built vehicles at Autorama in Detroit this year.

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Published February 21, 2020

DETROIT/ST. CLAIR SHORES — Butch Patrico and Rudy Ruedisueli, of St. Clair Shores, are both part of the Millwinders Racing Team, one of the charter clubs of the Michigan Hot Rod Association and this year’s featured club at Autorama.

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Published February 21, 2020

DETROIT/STERLING HEIGHTS — Some local classic car enthusiasts do bring their vehicles back to the show multiple times — such as Tom Urban, of Sterling Heights, who plans to reprise his red 1940 Ford deluxe coupe.

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Published February 21, 2020

DETROIT/HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Bruce Kimmen, of Harrison Township, is the owner of Heads Up Racing, in Mount Clemens. He has revamped myriad cars at his shop over the years, with many winning first-place designations in different Autorama classes.

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Published February 17, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The sultry summer evening when the 2020 Shorewood Kiwanis Harper Charity Cruise rolls into town is still more than six months away, but that isn’t stopping the organization from moving forward with plans for the big event.

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Published January 30, 2020

WARREN — The Trump train rolled into Macomb County on Jan. 30 for an afternoon whistle stop event before a vocal and welcoming crowd at a Warren auto supplier.  

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Published January 21, 2020

TROY — Richard Li and John Dannug, friends and seniors at Troy High School, said they had to throw the dice “a ridiculous number of times” before it came up snake eyes.

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Published January 20, 2020

UTICA — A local resident who is an instructor at Oakland Community College received his certification as a NC3 master instructor in October.

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Published November 14, 2019

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FARMINGTON HILLS — In the spirit of holiday giving, a local car dealership wants to give away as many toys as it can to charity.

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Published November 4, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township man and his custom Dream Roadster were among 18 other regional Hot Wheels Legends Tour winners headed to the SEMA Show in Las Vegas for a chance to win a spot in the Hot Wheels Garage of Legends Nov. 5.

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Published October 30, 2019

In 1980, Rick Schanz, of West Bloomfield, bought his first car — a 1960 Ford Falcon — and he’s still driving it today, nearly 40 years later. 

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The events in our calendar were submitted prior to the coronavirus crisis. As efforts have increased to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many events have been canceled. Read More... On March 13, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to cancel all events statewide that involve more than 250 people. It is recommended that you call ahead if you still intend to attend one of these events.
Farmington Hills
'James and the Giant Peach Jr.'
1 p.m.
Costick Activities Center
Eastpointe
Meet the hosts of 'Under the Radar Michigan'
2 p.m.
Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society Museum
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Grosse Pointe Park
‘Little Shop of Horrors’
2 p.m.
Pierce Middle School

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