The Free Press Links 'I Have a Dream' To Sports Somehow

Fifty years ago in June, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. practiced the now-legendary "I Have a Dream" speech in Detroit before taking it to Washington D.C. a few months later, which is why we're talking about it today. Detroit's role in the groundbreaking address is something we're pretty proud of here. » 8/29/13 3:59pm 8/29/13 3:59pm

Random Guy Who Delivers Gas Predicts Prices To Reach $4 Per Gallon!

It looks like there's very little in the way left of a respite on the gas pricing front, with the cost-per-gallon of the dead-dinosaur stuff costing more than 12 cents more this week in Michigan than the week prior according to the Freep. That pegs a gallon of gas at around $2.81 a gallon — 11 cents higher than they… » 4/09/07 11:45am 4/09/07 11:45am

Big Blue Oval Day: Didn't The Wall Street Journal Get The Memo?

Well, there's one big story on everyone in the auto industry's mind — what's up with FoMoCo's 2006 earnings? Although it was expected by all but the biggest Kool-Aid drinkers in and around the Glass House in Dearborn, one thing's true — almost everyone's sporting the blue oval on the front pages of their web sites.… » 1/25/07 2:57pm 1/25/07 2:57pm

Maximum Freepage: Detroit Paper Picks Car, Truck of the Year

We've always been uncomfortable calling the Detroit Free Press "Freep," an obvious diminutive for its relative tongue-twister of a name. Such cuteness doesn't make us think of hard-boiled newsmen facing down minus-10-degree wind chills to chase an elusive lead on the wrong side of town, stopping only to knock back a… » 12/22/05 8:34am 12/22/05 8:34am