February 10, 2016

What we're reading today: Snyder signs emergency manager law, shark tank explodes in China mall, Adrian Peterson could have been a Detroit Lion


Here are a few stories that we’re reading today:

-For Detroit Lions fans, imagining life without Calvin Johnson is hard. But as the Detroit Free Press reports on a report from Sports Illustrated’s Peter King, Minnesota Vikings All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson might have been a Lion if Johnson wasn’t available in the 2007 draft.

-In other state news, the Detroit Free Press reports Gov. Rick Snyder signed a new emergency manager bill into law today, which has been the subject of much debate.

-USA Today reports that first-time unemployment claims are at their lowest nationwide figure since March 2008.

-And just when you thought the parking lot was the most dangerous place at a shopping mall, CNN has video of shoppers at a mall in China who were injured when a shark tank at the mall broke open.

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