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Detroit History Podcast: The Cold War Brought Nike Missiles to Metro Detroit and a Nuclear Warhead on Belle Isle

December 05, 2021, 11:15 PM -  The Detroit History Podcast

From 1955-74, a nuclear war with the Soviet Union seemed possible. We armed ourselves by placing Nike Missiles around many major U.S. cities -- including 16 in Metro Detroit.

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'Let's End the Tradition Where One of the Football Teams on Thanksgiving Day Has to Be the Detroit Lions' -- Bill Maher

November 23, 2021, 1:25 AM - Deadline Detroit
The Lions have lost four straight Thanksgiving games and 13 of the last 17.
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25 days after Brendan Santo vanished at MSU, one theory seems inescapable

November 23, 2021, 9:24 AM - Deadline Detroit
The search for the Rochester Hills teen stretches past three weeks.