How to use Detroit in a sentence

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  • Instead of using our usual tip line, we conveyed the information directly to Detroit where the abduction took place.

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  • For twenty-five years he lived at Detroit and other places in America, paying occasional visits to Europe, and all the time carrying his life in his hand.

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  • The Jay Treaty was ratified in the same year, and in 1796 the British finally evacuated Detroit and the Maumee and Sandusky forts.

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  • General Brock drove him back and forced him to surrender at Detroit on the 16th of August.

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  • It is served by the Detroit & Mackinac railway and by steamboat lines to Detroit and other ports.

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  • The third is a newly discovered low-level healer in Detroit.

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  • Brownson died in Detroit, Michigan, on the 17th of April 1876.

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  • It is served by the Michigan Central, the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, the Pere Marquette, and the Detroit & Toledo Shore Line railways, and by electric lines to Detroit and Toledo.

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  • It is served by the Grand Trunk railway and by two electric lines to Detroit.

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  • With a company of volunteers Clark captured Kaskaskia, the chief post in the Illinois country, on the 4th of July 1778, and later secured the submission of Vincennes, which, however, was recaptured by General Henry Hamilton, the British commander at Detroit.

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  • The navigable depth of these two short rivers is believed to be the result of a slow elevation of the land in the north-east, still in progress, whereby the, waters have risen on their former shores near Detroit.

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  • Here, on the 3rd of August 1795, General Wayne, the year after his victory over the Indians at Fallen Timbers, concluded with them the treaty of Greenville, the Indians agreeing to a cessation of hostilities and ceding to the United States a considerable portion of Ohio and a number of small tracts in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan (including the sites of Sandusky, Toledo, Defiance, Fort Wayne, Detroit, Mackinac, Peoria and Chicago), and the United States agreeing to pay to the Indians $20,000 worth of goods immediately and an annuity of goods, valued at $9500, for ever.

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  • Detroit river connects Lake St Clair with Lake Erie at an elevation of 570 ft.; and this comparatively shallow lake, running for 240 m.

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  • Natural gas is produced in the counties of Welland and Essex, and exported in pipes to Buffalo and Detroit.

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  • With the cession of French North America to Great Britain in 1763, the Indian lords of the soil rose under Pontiac in a last attempt to shake off the white man, and in1763-1765there was hard fighting along the western frontier from Sault-Ste-Marie to Detroit.

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  • It is served by the Pere Marquette and the Grand Rapids & Indiana railways and by steamboat lines to Chicago, Detroit, Buffalo and other lake ports.

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  • In 1866-1867 he was chief editor of the Detroit Post and then became editor and joint proprietor with Emil Praetorius (1827-1905) of the Westliche Post of St Louis.

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  • It is served by the Michigan Central and the Ann Arbor railways, and by an electric line running from Detroit to Jackson and connecting with various other lines.

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  • Brownson, collected and published his various political, religious, philosophical, scientific and literary writings, in twenty octavo volumes (Detroit, 1883-1887), of which a condensed summary appeared in a single volume, also prepared by his son, entitled Literary and Political Views (New York, 1893).

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  • From Detroit he hurried to the Niagara frontier, but on the 13th of October in the same year was killed at the battle of Queenston Heights.

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  • In 1812, during the second war between Great Britain and the United States, General William Hull, first governor of the Territory, although not greatly outnumbered, surrendered Detroit to the British without a struggle; in the same year also Mackinac was taken and Michigan again passed under British rule.

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  • Perry's victory on Lake Erie, in September of the next year, Detroit and the rest of Michigan except Mackinac, which was not recaptured until July 1815, were again taken into the possession of the United States.

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  • But during the efficient administration of Lewis Cass, governor of the Territory from 1813 to 1831, the interference of the British was checked and many of the Indians were removed to the west of the Mississippi; printing presses, established during the same period at Detroit, Ann Arbor, Monroe and Pontiac, became largely instrumental in making the country better known; the first steamboat, the "Walk-in-the-Water," appeared at Detroit in 1818; the Erie canal was opened in 1825; by 1830 a daily boat line was running between Detroit and Buffalo, and the population of Michigan, which was only 4762 in 1810 and 8896 in 1820, increased to 31,639 in 1830 and 212,267 in 1840.

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  • By 1832 the question of admission into the Union had arisen, and in 1835 a convention was called in Detroit, a constitution was framed in May, that constitution was adopted by popular vote in October, state officers were elected, and application for admission was made; but a dispute with Ohio over the boundary between the two caused a delay in the admission by Congress until early in the year 1837.

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  • During the War of Independence the fort was maintained as a frontier Indian post, and as a protection against the British at Detroit.

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  • Saginaw is served by the Grand Trunk, seven divisions of the Pere Marquette (which has repair shops here) and four divisions of the Michigan Central railways, by interurban electric railways to Detroit and Bay City, and by steamboat lines to several of the lake ports.

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  • Official statistics of commerce passing through the Detroit river into the lake during the season of 1906 show that 35,128 vessels, having a net register of 50,673,897 tons, carried 63,805,571 (short) tons of freight, valued at $662,971,053.

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  • Fine passenger steamers run nightly between Buffalo and Cleveland and Detroit, and there are many shorter passenger routes.

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  • Nevertheless, in 1778 Vincennes fell an easy prey to agents sent to occupy it by George Rogers Clark, and although again occupied a few months later by General Henry Hamilton, the lieutenantgovernor at Detroit, it passed finally into American control in February 1779 as a result of Clark's remarkable march from Kaskaskia.

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  • In 1833 he removed to Detroit, Michigan, where he became a prosperous dry-goods merchant.

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  • In 1712 the slaughter of a band of Foxes near Detroit was the signal for hostilities which lasted almost continuously until 1740, 1 and in which every tribe in the Wisconsin country was sooner or later involved either in alliance with the Foxes or with the French; the Chippewa, always hostile to the Foxes, the Potawatomi and the Menominee sided with the French.

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  • Detroit is served by the Michigan Central, the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, the Wabash, the Grand Trunk, the Pere Marquette, the Detroit & Toledo Shore Line, the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton and the Canadian Pacific railways.

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  • Baltimore, for example, had in 1904 nearly 70% more inhabitants (estimated), while its area at that time was a little less and in 1907 was nearly one-quarter less than that of Detroit.

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  • The Detroit river, along which the city extends for about to m., is here a m.

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  • Burton and relating principally to the history of Detroit, is also open to the public. The city is not rich in outdoor works of art.

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  • The parks of Detroit are numerous and their total area is about 1200 acres.

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  • Among the charitable institutions are the general hospitals (Harper, Grace and St Mary's); the Detroit Emergency, the Children's Free and the United States Marine hospitals; St Luke's hospital, church home, and orphanage; the House of Providence (a maternity hospital and infant asylum); the Woman's hospital and foundling's home; the Home for convalescent children, &c. In 1894 the mayor, Hazen Senter Pingree (1842-1901), instituted the practice of preparing, through municipal aid and supervision, large tracts of vacant land in and about the city for the growing of potatoes and other vegetables and then, in conjunction with the board of poor commissioners, assigning it in small lots to families of the unemployed, and furnishing them with seed for planting.

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  • The leading penal institution of the city is the Detroit House of Correction, noted for its efficient reformatory work; the inmates are employed ten hours a day, chiefly in making furniture.

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  • The educational institutions, in addition to those of the general public school system, include several parochial schools, schools of art and of music, and commercial colleges; Detroit College (Catholic), opened in 1877; the Detroit College of Medicine, opened in 1885; the Michigan College of Medicine and Surgery, opened in 1888; the Detroit College of law, founded in 1891, and a city normal school.

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  • Detroit's location gives to the city's shipping and shipbuilding interests a high importance.

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  • This includes vessels which delivered part or all of their cargo at Detroit.

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  • Grain and lumber are the next largest items. Detroit is a port of entry, and its foreign commerce, chiefly with Canada, is of growing importance.

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  • As a manufacturing city, Detroit holds high rank.

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  • Detroit is the leading city in the country in the manufacture of automobiles.

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  • Detroit is probably the largest manufacturer in the country of freight cars, stoves, pharmaceutical preparations, varnish, soda ash and similar alkaline products.

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  • The Detroit Board of Commerce, organized in 1903, brought into one association the members of three former bodies, making a compact organization with civic as well as commercial aims. The board has brought into active co-operation nearly all the leading business men of the city and many of the professional men.

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  • Detroit has made three experiments with municipal ownership. On account of inadequate and unsatisfactory service by a private company, the city bought the water-works as long ago as 1836.

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  • Detroit was founded in 1701 by Antoine Laumet de la Mothe Cadillac (c. 1661-1730), who had pointed out the importance of the place as a strategic point for determining the control of the fur trade and the possession of the North-west and had received assistance from the French government soon after Robert Livingston (1654-1725), the secretary of the Board of Indian Commissioners in New York, had urged the English government to establish a fort at the same place.

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  • But in 1722, when the Mississippi country was opened, the population once more increased, and again in 1748, when the settlement of the Ohio Valley began, the governor-general of Canada offered special inducements to Frenchmen to settle at Detroit, with the result that the population was soon more than 1000 and the cultivation of farms in the vicinity was begun.

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  • He made from Detroit on the 12th of July an awkwardandfutile advance into Canada, which, if more vigorous, might have resulted in the capture of Malden and the establishment of American troops in Canada, and then retired to his fortifications.

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  • After Perry's victory on the 14th of September on Lake Erie, Detroit on the 29th of September was again occupied by the forces of the United States.

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  • Detroit was the capital of Michigan from 1805 to 1847.

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  • He entered a railway office and had a successful business career, becoming general manager of the Detroit United Railways and the Public Service Railways of New Jersey.

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  • It seemed the only news was bad news lately but then we cracked a pedophile ring in a Detroit suburb prompting seven arrests and ascended back up to cloud nine.

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  • She earned further kudos on a school trip to Detroit.

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  • Detroit had the best cross section of music, different cultures, etc. The Uptight album showed a more personal side of Stevie.

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  • Prior to Screamadelica, Primal Scream were Stonesy classic rock revivalists with a penchant for Detroit rock.

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  • Detroit Martini 6cl vodka 2cl gomme syrup 6 fresh mint leaves Place all ingredients into a shaker with ice.

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  • He took a prominent part as a Whig in politics (serving as mayor in 1851), and, impelled by his strong anti-slavery views, actively furthered the work of the "Underground Railroad," of which Detroit was one of the principal "transfer" points.

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  • Keith near Detroit, Michigan, USA Hi Keith The drawer currently does n't know about swordfish things.

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  • From its first cat shows in Buffalo and Detroit, the organization has grown to license over 400 shows across the globe.

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  • In addition to their online sales, Amish Direct Furniture operates a 4,200 square foot showroom just outside of Detroit in Shelby Township, Michigan.

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  • You can take a class on the topic of your choice from any instructor in the world, whether you live near Los Angeles, Detroit or Miami.

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  • I waved goodbye to Detroit as we left and put the car on cruise control.

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  • He flew out of Detroit a few hours before Andrea and I left.

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  • Ok - I've never been to either of the Starbucks in Detroit, but somehow I picture them like most of the pizza joints - complete with bulletproof glass.

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  • In the beginning, the Dixie Chicks had high hopes for their Accidents and Accusations tour that began in Detroit, Michigan on July 21, 2006.

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  • Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, was raised by a single mother in Detroit.

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  • The tour was met with mixed reviews, including the actor being booed off the stage in Detroit.

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  • Alex Manoogian was an immigrant from Turkey that settled in Detroit in the 1920s.

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  • From Newark, New Jersey, to Detroit, Michigan, teachers everywhere have grown increasingly concerned about school violence.

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  • Eldercare Solutions serves Detroit and southeast Michigan.

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  • For example, the men's style, the Donthan, is priced at a reasonable $28.95, while the very attractive Detroit is priced at $30.95.

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  • A little more slowdown than I had hoped for, but it was fun play some Detroit Lions lover because hey, he played the Lions.

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  • You could be banging on your drums in Detroit, while your pen pal in Vancouver belts out the lyrics on his microphone.

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  • Other cities on the tour will include Boston, San Francisco, New York, Dallas, Detroit, Philadelphia and Toronto.

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  • Across America, from the salsarias of Cuba to the dance halls of Detroit and the studios of Hollywood, California, people gather to join hands and move feet to the rhythm of social dance.

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  • Wayne County and Detroit indexes can be found from a variety of resources, which are listed at Deathindexes.com.

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  • In extreme cases, some major cities, such as Detroit, are considering demolition to the abandoned buildings and turning the lots into agricultural areas.

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  • A second wedding ceremony at a courthouse in Detroit, Michigan, made the nuptials legal.

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  • Kate often appears in the media, including quotes in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and the Detroit Free Press.

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  • Whether you are a Michigan resident or a visitor to the Great Lake State, Detroit Zoo coupons can help you enjoy one of the state's most popular family-friendly attractions at a good discount.

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  • The Detroit Zoo is a 125-acre wildlife extravaganza featuring more than 1,500 animals that represent 260 unique species.

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  • With so much to see and enjoy, the Detroit Zoo is surprisingly affordable.

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  • Visitors on a budget will want zoo coupons to make their day at the Detroit Zoo more affordable.

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  • Websites featuring zoo discounts may also have updated offers from the Detroit Zoo.

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  • For additional Detroit Zoo coupons and other special offers, check the official website and Facebook page.

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  • Lake Hubbard is an easy drive from Detroit, Saginaw, East Lansing, Flint, and other Michigan cities.

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  • There are Jivamukti Yoga schools in New York City, Detroit, London, Toronto, Munich, and Berlin.

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  • The Ford Flex crossover vehicle was first introduced at both the New York and Detroit auto shows in 2007.

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  • Major newspapers like the Washington Post, LA Times, and Detroit Free Press have special sections dedicated to articles on automobile industry issues.

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  • When the US entered WWII, it was clear Detroit was the place, not only vehicle production, but also for armaments.

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  • The pick-up truck, minivan, and sport utility vehicles were all on the rise and were mass-produced, advertised, marketed, and improved by automakers in Detroit.

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  • While Detroit struggled to offer these models, foreign automakers like Toyota gained the largest market share ever seen by any manufacturer at over 35 percent.

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  • The Detroit Big Three, Chrysler-Fiat, General Motors, and Ford, are all engaged with aftermarket suppliers to help them build more affordable and efficient parts, especially in today's global economy.

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  • When Henry Ford founded the company, he used an ornate image to represent the brand that had a highly decorative border and words inside that read, "Ford Motor Co. Detroit, Mich."

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  • Also, from South Bend you can really serve Detroit, Toledo, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and Chicago.

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  • The newly redesigned Taurus was one of the stars of the Detroit Auto Show in 2009, where it was proudly displayed for the first time.

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  • As a concept vehicle, the manufacturer announced the Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept at the Detroit Auto Show in January of 2010.

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  • The WhiteStripes.com are a garage rock band from Detroit, Michigan.

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  • The White Stripes were formed on July 14, 1997 in Detroit.

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  • Season 2 auditions were held in the fall of 2002 in New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, Detroit, Nashville, Austin, and Atlanta.

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  • To get you started, we bring you this track from the new album, Tied and True, by the OTHER great band from Detroit, the Detroit Cobras.

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  • His early childhood involved frequently moving around in Missouri, until he and his mother settled in Warren, Michigan, just outside of Detroit.

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  • After hearing a Beastie Boys album, Eminem began writing raps and started performing on Detroit's highly competitive battle rap scene at the age of 14.

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  • During this time, Eminem's participation in the battle rap scene in Detroit grew.

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  • In 1996, Eminem recorded his debut release at Detroit's famed Bassment studios.

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  • Born in Detroit, Goldman attended culinary school and worked as a chef in many fine restaurants where he was often assigned the humblest of tasks such as baking bread and biscuits.

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  • In the third season, the Detroit Municipal Parking Department was added.

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  • The Detroit crew consists of the Booting Crew and the Ticketing Crew.

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  • Hardcore Pawn is filmed in Detroit's American Jewelry and Pawn.

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  • This family owned pawn shop, located on Motor City's famed 8 Mile Road, is the largest in Detroit.

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  • RoboCop - After a dead cop gets brought back to life in the form of a cyborg, he rids the streets of Detroit of crime better than an entire department of policemen ever could.

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  • They primarily host websites for business and customers in the Detroit area, but they do offer their services to those around the United States and the world.

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  • Bay City is served by the Michigan Central, the Pere Marquette, the Grand Trunk and the Detroit & Mackinac railways, and by lake steamers.

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  • To the two viaducts across the valley of the Cuyahoga river were added three others, of which the most noteworthy is the High Level bridge, connecting Superior avenue on the east with Detroit avenue on the west.

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  • It is served by the Grand Trunk and the Pere Marquette railways, and by an electric line, the Detroit United railway, connecting with Detroit.

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  • In February 1789, guided by compass, he traversed the country, practically unknown to white men, from Frederickstown to Quebec, falling in with Indians by the way, with whom he fraternized; and in a subsequent expedition he was formally adopted at Detroit by the Bear tribe of Hurons as one of their chiefs, and made his way down the Mississippi to New Orleans, whence he returned to England.

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  • It is served by the Baltimore & Ohio, the Cincinnati & Muskingum Valley (Pennsylvania Lines), the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton, and the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton railways.

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  • In 1848 he came to London, but passed on in 1849 to America, where he ministered as rabbi in Cleveland,Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Detroit and Newark, New Jersey.

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  • Male nurses are trained at the Bellevue Hospital, New York, the Grace Hospital, Detroit, and elsewhere.

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  • The best example of this is the familiar one of the St Lawrence, which may be said to begin as Nipigon river and to take the names St Mary's, St Clair, Detroit and Niagara, before finally flowing from Lake Ontario to the sea under its proper name.

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  • In 1701 she founded Detroit, commanding the route from Lake Erie to Lake Huron.

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  • Almost all the great steamship transportation lines of the Great Lakes have an eastern terminus at Buffalo, which thus has direct passenger and freight connexion with Cleveland, Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee and the "Head of the Lakes" (Duluth-Superior).

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  • Elliott (1782-1845) made his brilliant capture of the "Detroit" and "Caledonia" in October 1812; and on the 30th and 31st of December 1813 the settlement was attacked, captured, sacked, and almost completely destroyed by a force of British, Canadians and Indians under General Sir Phineas Riall (c. 1769-1851).

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  • Six passenger and freight steamship lines communicate with Cleveland, Buffalo, Sandusky, Detroit, Port Huron, Alpena, Mackinac, Georgian Bay and other points on the Great Lakes, and the city has 25 m.

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  • In July, before the Americans were ready, Brock seized Mackinac at the head of Lake Huron; and on the 16th of August Detroit in the channel between Huron and Erie was surrendered.

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  • The American brigadier-general William Hull invaded Canada on the 12th of July from Detroit, just below the small Lake of St Clair between Huron and Erie.

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  • The son also published a biography in three volumes (Detroit, 1898-1900).

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  • In December 1860 he retired from the cabinet when the president refused to take a firmer attitude against secession by reinforcing Fort Sumter, and he remained in retirement until his death at Detroit, Michigan, on the 17th of June 1866.

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  • The ten leading manufacturing centres are, in the order of the value of their products in 1904 Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Saginaw, Jackson, Lansing, Muskegon, Bay City and Port Huron, all in the south half of the lower peninsula.

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  • The Michigan Central was completed from Detroit to Ypsilanti in January 1838, a portion of the Michigan Southern was in operation in November 1840, and considerable work was done on the proposed Michigan Northern and the two canals.

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  • Two Jesuits, Raymbault and Jogues, visited the site of Sault Sainte Marie as early as 1641 for the conversion of the Chippewas; in 1668 Marquette founded there the first permanent settlement within the state; three years later he had founded a mission among the Hurons at Michilimackinac; La Salle built a fort at the mouth of the Saint Joseph in 1679; and in 1701 Cadillac founded Detroit as an important point for the French control of the fur trade.

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  • Even Detroit was so expensive to the government of the mother country that there was occasional talk of abandoning it; and so during the last fifty-nine years that Michigan was a part of new France there were no new settlements, and little if any growth in those already established.

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  • During the last war between the English and the French in America the Michigan settlements passed into the possession of the English, Detroit in 1760 and the others in 1761, but the time had not yet come for much improvement.

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  • Detroit was besieged for five months and both Michilimackinac and Saint Joseph were taken.

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  • By the Treaty of Paris, in 1783, which concluded the American War of Independence, the title to what is now Michigan passed to the United States, and in 1787 this region became a part of the North-West Territory; but it was not until 1796 that Detroit and Mackinac (Michilimackinac), in accordance with Jay's Treaty of 1794, were surrendered by Great Britain.

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  • Perry's naval victory on the 10th of September 1813, Harrison no longer had to remain on the defensive; he advanced to Detroit, re-occupied the territory surrendered by General William Hull, and on the 5th of October administered a crushing defeat to Proctor at the battle of the Thames.

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  • In the following year Harrison held another conference at Detroit with these tribes in order to settle their future territorial relations with the United States.

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  • It is served by the Grand Trunk and the Pontiac, Oxford & Northern railways (being the southern terminus of the latter), and by the Detroit & Pontiac and the North-Western electric inter-urban lines.

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