Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Crews Working To Restore Power To Thousands Of Metro Detroiters

CBS Detroit

WATERFORD (WWJ)UPDATE 2:00 p.m. Sunday – DTE reports that only a few hundred customers are without power and they expect to have those customers fully powered by Sunday evening.


As of 8 a.m. Saturday, about 5,000 customers remain without power following heavy storms that moved through the region on Thursday.

The vast majority of the power outages are in Oakland County. The remaining outages are scattered throughout DTE Energy’s service area.

DTE Energy expects to restore power to over 95 percent of the affected customers by midnight Saturday.

Friday was a day of clean-up for many Oakland County residents — one of the areas hardest hit. The sounds of generators and chainsaws filled the neighborhoods of Waterford and Keego Harbor as downed trees — many which damaged power lines — littered neighborhoods.


That’s where WWJ’s Jon Hewett found Tammy Ricinen, whose power had just been restored at her…

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Valenti On The NBA Draft: Dream, Nightmare, Reality

NBA Draft

CBS Detroit

By: Mike Valenti

With the NBA Draft tonight I figured I’d throw my thoughts out there and like most … get it wrong.

Last year the dream scenario happened where I actually got something right ( and the player was dynamite. Sadly this draft is downright awful and as murky as it gets.

I’m going to do this under the assumption Nerlens Noel, Victor Oladipo, Otto Porter are gone. If somehow one of those guys fell to 5-7 then it’s on Dumars to do everything he can do to move up.


THE DREAM: Unlike last year where I put Andre Drummond in this spot, I’m not sure there is a “dream” scenario. The closest thing to that dream would be Ben McLemore. McLemore is the athletic wing the Pistons so desperately need. While he’s still young and sometimes maddeningly passive, he is exactly what the franchise needs…

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