Newsmakers and links: Wednesday July 9, 2014

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Detroit News:

Surgery went well Wednesday for WXYZ-TV Chief Meteorologist Dave Rexroth, who had an eye removed after he was seriously injured in a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, according to the station. "The doctor confirms Dave's eye was cut in the accident, but there were no actual burns -- which will ease the process of replacing it with a prosthetic eye," the station reported on its website on Wednesday afternoon.

Full story: Surgery goes well for WXYZ's Rexroth after fireworks accident (Wed, 7/9)

Detroit reporter Hank Winchester got on the wrong side of Maureen Taylor, the state chair of the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization, while the two were on MSNBC to talk about Detroit shutting off water to customers who are behind on their bills.

Full story: 'Shame on Him,' Detroit Reporter Ripped by Activist on National TV Over Water Bill Story (Wed, 7/9)

Just a heads up for those making weekend plans to watch the Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals on television: You won't see the game Saturday night on Fox Sports Detroit at the time that it's being played.

Full story: Tigers-Royals game Saturday night will be broadcast on Fox Sports Detroit on tape delay (Wed, 7/9)




For the second year in a row, jâcapps has been ranked as the second largest app developer in the state of Michigan, according to Crain's Detroit Business. Based on total downloads, jâcapps is the proud runner-up to Lochbridge (formerly Compuware).

Full story: jâcapps Ranked As Second Largest App Developer In Michigan (Wed, 7/9)






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