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  Detroit Lions Site: All Time Game Summaries
Detroit scored 14 points in the third quarter, on a three-yard run by Howard "Hopalong" Cassady and a nine-yard pass from Tobin Rote to Dave Middleton, to wipe out a 10-0 Bears' lead.
Detroit was down 12-3 at the half, but warmed up in the 3rd quarter to rally past New York with two TDs and a 17-12 lead.
Detroit's lone score came in the 1st quarter in a 13:28 series starting on the Detroit 23 and ending with a one-yard plunge by FB Ken Webb.
www.detroitlions.com /document_display.cfm?cont_id=108754   (4891 words)

  
 Project HMS Detroit - The Battle of Lake Erie
The H.M.S. Detroit, however, was only in slightly better condition while the Niagara had gone practically unscathed due to her distance from the main action.
As the Detroit's sailors struggled to bring the ship around with its tattered sails and rigging, the Queen Charlotte was also aiming to pass the Detroit and was at the Detroit's stern on the starboard side.
The Detroit, along with the Queen Charlotte and the Lawrence were mothballed with their masts removed and finally scuttled.
www.x5ca.net /~hmsdet/battle.html   (1217 words)

  
 Battle of Detroit
The Battle of Detroit, also known as the Battle of Fort Detroit or the Surrender of Fort Detroit, was a humiliating loss for the Americans early in the war.
The battle cost the Americans an entire army and brought to a halt the planned invasion of Canada, which was an essential part of the American war strategy.
Tecumseh was killed at the Battle of the Thames.
www.mywarof1812.com /battles/120816.htm   (1042 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
On July 11th 1812, 2,500 American troops under General Hull reached the Detroit River and camped at Fort Detroit.
At Amherstburg on the Canadian side of the river were 100 British regulars, 300 militia and 150 indians led by Tecumseh.
On August 16th, 1812, British regulars, Canadian militamen and Indians advanced on Detroit as the guns of Amherstburg threw shells across the water.
members.tripod.com /~war1812/batdetroit.html   (684 words)

  
 Kung Fu Magazine News and Events
Battle of Detroit Championship juniors compete on feb 19th Adults compete on feb 20th An invitation to Mark your calendar and attend.
Detroit is the 5th largest city in the United States and the Championship is being held in 8th largest county in the U.S. Your confirmation to be at the event will help us increase the profits and our donation to the non-profit and will be truly appreciated.
Detroit's cultural and ethnic diversity is celebrated in the form of weekend festivals held at Hart Plaza on the riverfront every summer.
ezine.kungfumagazine.com /news/verify.php?event=1026   (1152 words)

  
 Siege of Detroit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Detroit Fort Harrison Fort Wayne Mississinewa Frenchtown Fort Meigs Fort Stephenson Lake Erie Thames Longwoods – Prairie du Chien – 2nd Mackinac Island – Lake Huron – Malcolm's Mills
The Siege of Detroit, also known as the Surrender of Detroit or the Battle of Fort Detroit, was a humiliating loss for the Americans early in the War of 1812.
The British 41st Regiment, which subsequently became the Welch Regiment, was awarded the battle honour "Detroit", the only one to be awarded to a British regiment for the War of 1812.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Detroit   (1561 words)

  
 Water wars (Metro Times Detroit)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The war over Detroit water has been going on so long you would think we lived in the parched Southwest, where insecurity about long-term sources of life-sustaining water is constant.
Detroit, he said, was not going to sell them water that would facilitate the suburban exodus.
Detroit also financed a new water treatment plant off Lake Huron to supply the growing northern suburbs of both counties, as well as the greater Flint area.
www.metrotimes.com /editorial/story.asp?id=4268   (1881 words)

  
 Bodog Battle of the Bands | Band Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Detroit, MI Located at 431 East Congress beneath historic Saint Andrews Hall in downtown Detroit the Shelter serves as a hub of the city’s music scene.
The venue is known in Detroit as a place to catch local and touring artists on the verge of hitting it big.
Bands embarking on Bodog Music’s battle of Detroit will be a part of history and have an opportunity to make their own this summer as Boot Camp shows begin in August and run through to the end of September.
www.bodogbattleofthebands.com /shows/venue-theshelter.php   (340 words)

  
 19th Century Conflict and Change in Canada - Battle of Detroit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Battle of Detroit took place along the shore lines of the Detroit river.
First Battle ever fought in the war of 1812 is the Battle of Fort Detroit.
Thus we probably wouldn't earn about people like Tecumseh and Isaac Brock as this battle was a main part of If the battle of Detroit hadn't taken place the outcome of the war might have been different.
smcdsb.on.ca /mdy/Detroit.htm   (906 words)

  
 Tippecanoe Battlefield History
Believing the reconstruction of the confederation to be too risky and the chance of Indian survival under the United States government to be dim, he gathered his remaining followers and allied himself with the British forces.
Tecumseh played a key role in the War of 1812, being active in the fall of Detroit, but he was killed at the Battle of the Thames on October 5, 1813, at the age of forty-five.
He was in command at the capture of Detroit and the Battle of the Thames, where Tecumseh was killed.
www.tcha.mus.in.us /battlehistory.htm   (1371 words)

  
 RW ONLINE:Bitter Battle: The Detroit Newspaper Strike
Their employers at Detroit's two corporate newspapers had pushed and pushed--until there was clearly no alternative but to fight back.
Detroit is an impoverished, largely Black city--where hundreds of thousands of people have been abused and bypassed.
In many ways what happened to the Detroit strikers is typical of the beating that unionized workers have taken, as the U.S. power structure union-busts, downsizes, and dog-eat-dogs its way to the 21st century.
rwor.org /a/v19/910-19/915/detstr.htm   (2005 words)

  
 11/14 - Detroit's Microcosm of a Water War
That hearing and others like it were held to debate the merits of legislation intended to wrest control of the water and sewer system — which serves 126 southeast Michigan communities spread across 1,031 square miles — from the city that built it.
Detroit established its water department in 1836 and has provided service within and beyond its boundaries since then.
Summarizing the prevailing view at the time, the Detroit Times editorialized that “the reason for unification of the water supply in Detroit’s department is because the Detroit system has the economic base — its present facilities and paying customers — to finance expansion.
www.greatlakesdirectory.org /zarticles/111402_great_lakes4.htm   (1905 words)

  
 Daily Tribune : <SW_TITLE>
The deeds Chabot upheld included one written when the Rackham family donated the land to Detroit in 1924 that says the property must be preserved as a public golf course or park, or revert back to the family.
Huntington Woods fought to force Detroit to honor those deed restrictions -- and won -- as part of the city's multi-pronged approach to preserving Rackham as public land.
Detroit wanted the court to toss out the deed motion, arguing Wednesday it was premature since no development has begun at Rackham.
www.dailytribune.com /stories/101206/loc_rackham001.shtml   (761 words)

  
 The Battle of New Detroit
New Detroit is located near the remains of a crashed zentraedi battle cruiser, near the ruins of Detroit.
The people of New Detroit are a mixture of humans (85%), micronized zentraedi (13.5%), and full sized zentraedi (1.5%).
The people of New Detroit are also determined to rebuild the city into the booming metropolis it once was.
members.tripod.com /~Bobone/adventures/mcrs1.html   (442 words)

  
 Detroit Pistons - sacbee.com
Detroit Pistons (13-7) at Indiana Pacers (11-12), 7 p.m.
Detroit Pistons (11-7) at Dallas Mavericks (13-5), 10:30 p.m.
Detroit Pistons (11-5) at Charlotte Bobcats (4-12), 6 p.m.
dwb.sacbee.com /24hour/sports/basketball/nba/12   (388 words)

  
 ESPN.com Toronto/Detroit preview
DETROIT -- The Toronto Maple Leafs try to extend their unbeaten streak to four games when they battle the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night (7:30 ET, ESPN2).
Toronto at Detroit, 7:30pm ET Toronto at Detroit, 7:30pm ET Toronto went to overtime for the the third straight game and fourth in its last five outings Monday, playing to a 3-3 deadlock with Ottawa.
Detroit is 4-0-1 in its last five meetings with Toronto, including a 1-1 tie in the only other matchup this season on November 13.
espn.go.com /nhl/2000/20000126/preview/tordet.html   (350 words)

  
 Detroit Lions Site: Battle to bookend Robert Porcher
One reason this battle will be in the spotlight is because the Lions drafted two possible heirs to Scroggins' spot in Kalimba Edwards and John Taylor.
Detroit jumped at the chance to pick him up in hope that he can make an impact under the tutelage of future Hall of Famer and current defensive line coach Charles Haley.
Despite not being invited to the 2002 NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Taylor was selected in the fourth round of the draft.
www.detroitlions.com /news/index.cfm?cont_id=113966   (751 words)

  
 The Battle of Lake Erie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
After the battle all ships anchored, and the survivors turned to clearing away the wreckage, tending the wounded and burying the dead.
The battle left the U.S. in complete control of Lake Erie, and eliminated any chance of the British resupplying their garrison at Detroit, forcing them to abandon it and retreat to the east.
H.M.S. Detroit and the Battle for Lake Erie.
www.phmc.state.pa.us /ppet/erie/page4.asp?secid=31   (707 words)

  
 BG rolls over Detroit and Battle Creek ::
The Falcons defeated Detroit, another team loaded with BG grads, 32-17 and the Battle Creek Griffons 27-15.
Detroit's attempt to play a ball control offense against BG failed miserably.
Battle Creek proved to be a tougher nut to crack as the Falcons beat the Griffons 27-15.
www.cstv.com /sports/c-rugby/uwire/033105aaa.html   (729 words)

  
 Battle Cry: Detroit BattleCry
On April 7 and 8, the second BattleCry event burst onto the scene in Detroit, Michigan to rally young people in the fight for their generation.
Armed with a vision to impact their world, they are taking the life giving message of the gospel into their streets, schools, churches, and homes.
Please pray that what took place in San Francisco and Detroit is only the start of a move of God in the lives of America’s young people across the country.
www.battlecry.com /detroitnews.php   (813 words)

  
 Real Detroit Weekly - Project A.R.T.
Over the years, the organization has taught hundreds of Detroit youth to battle with their lyrics instead of with their fists or weapons.
The hip-hop showcase is an event to show the power of hip-hop as a positive influence to promote neighborhood peace and cultural awareness.
Remember, Proof was killed on 4/11, which means “information.” Detroit’s hip-hop culture has the awesome responsibility of getting the information out so that Proof’s death, as well as Bender’s, is not in vain.
www.realdetroitweekly.com /article_1854.shtml   (554 words)

  
 Wings Host Canucks In Key West Clash - NHL
Detroit, MI -- Two of the top teams in the Western Conference face off this evening, as the Vancouver Canucks head into Motown to battle the Detroit Red Wings.
Detroit, which improved to 6-1-1 in its last eight overall, has won all three meetings with Calgary this season and six of the last seven in the series.
Meanwhile, the Canucks and the Avalanche skated to a 5-5 tie in a key Northwest Division battle at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday.
www.thedenverchannel.com /nhl/2899844/detail.html   (572 words)

  
 NFL.com - gc_preview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
DETROIT (Nov. 12, 2002) -- New York Jets coach Herman Edwards was right when he said his team did not quit on the season.
On Sunday, the Jets look to get back to the.500 mark when they battle the Detroit Lions.
Rookie Joey Harrington was unable to get much of anything going against the Packers, completing just 20 of 44 passes for 236 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions.
www.nfl.com /gamecenter/preview/NFL_20021117_NYJ@DET   (461 words)

  
 Columbus Blue Jackets: News & Info - Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Though the college football showdown of epic proportions between Ohio State and Michigan may be a couple of weeks away, the Jackets (4-6-1) head to "the state up north" Saturday to battle the Detroit Red Wings (8-4-1) at 7 p.m.
Spending 13 seasons with Detroit, Fedorov won three Stanley Cups with the Red Wings in 1997, 1998 and 2002 and also won the adoration of the Detroit hockey diehards.
Detroit has won five straight, riding outstanding goaltending and relentless defense.
www.bluejackets.com /news/press/arts/3287.0.html   (495 words)

  
 Fight Looms Over Detroit Medical Marijuana Measure
Detroit voters will go to the polls in August to decide whether to legalize the medicinal use of marijuana in Michigan's largest city, and supporters and opponents alike are gathering their forces for what looks to be a hotly contested political battle.
The Detroit Coalition for Compassionate Care (http://www.mmdetroit.org), sponsor of the proposal, seeks to amend the city code sections dealing with controlled substances and drug paraphernalia to carve out an exclusion for medical marijuana users.
The Detroit Coalition has already garnered endorsements for the measure from some of the city's biggest political figures, including US Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D), mother of Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, US Rep. John Conyers (D), and Detroit City Councilwomen Maryanne Mahaffey and JoAnn Watson.
stopthedrugwar.org /chronicle-old/327/detroit.shtml   (1054 words)

  
 Detroit.html
The battle for Fort Pontchartrain continued for 153 days.
When it turned autumn all the Indians went back to their villages and got ready for winter.
The battle between the Indians and the British for Fort Pontchartrain was finally over.
www.macomb.k12.mi.us /wq/projects97/edginton/Detroit.html   (187 words)

  
 City Pulse - ART
The exhibit is on display on the the 3rd and 4th floors of Michigan State University College of Law through the month of December and is open to the public.
Yet, in 1999 the Detroit City Council ordered the demolition of the Heidelberg Project on the grounds that Guyton was lining the city streets with junk rather than art.
Another piece is composed of a painting of an American flag, a cover of the Detroit Metro Times with an fl soldier on the front, and the word ‘GOD’ painted in khaki and army green.
www.lansingcitypulse.com /040929/art/index2.asp   (693 words)

  
 NHL Playoffs 2001 - Kings rested, ready to battle Detroit
Captain Steve Yzerman hasn't played since Game 1 of Detroit's opener vs. L.A. Now, his Wings are on the brink of elimination.
For the second straight game, the Red Wings will be without center Steve Yzerman, who remained in Detroit.
Detroit forward Darren McCarty didn't practice Tuesday, but he plans to play.
espn.go.com /nhl/playoffs2001/2001/0418/1174921.html   (678 words)

  
 PALACE SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Detroit Pistons square off against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday, January 15, 2007, at 3:30 p.m.
The Detroit Pistons host the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m.
The Detroit Pistons face the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday, April 8 at 1 p.m.
www.palacenet.com /default.asp?venue=7   (1702 words)

  
 War of 1812
The last official battle of the war, the Battle of Baltimore, convinced the British that they didn't have the troops to keep on fighting this war and fighting Napoleon, which they had been doing in Europe for most of the War of 1812 as well.
Ironically, commanders for neither side in the South heard of the treaty before the Battle of New Orleans, in January 1815.
This fun, illustrated article examines the causes, battles, and aftermath of the war.
www.socialstudiesforkids.com /wwww/us/warof1812def.htm   (267 words)

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