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31 Oct 2010 20:37

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Biz: “Pontiac, 84, Dies of Indifference”: We admit to stealing this headline

The New York Times came up with a better headline than we ever will, so rather than trying to fight it, ta-da! Here it is again – for the first time. source

19 Nov 2009 20:56

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U.S.: For the price of a New York City condo, you can buy the Silverdome

  • $583,000 but it might get blocked source

07 Oct 2009 20:52

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U.S.: For sale: The saddest stadium in the world, the Pontiac Silverdome

Pontiac Silverdome
  • It holds 80,000 people. It held the Detroit Lions for a good 20 years. It’s just sitting around right now. Nobody’s using it. Anyone want to travel to sunny Pontiac, Michigan and buy the Pontiac Silverdome? It’s for sale, guys. You know, the ShortFormBlog staff needed new offices. Anyone want to convert this thing into a loft? source

27 Apr 2009 11:02

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Biz, Politics: Peace out, Pontiac: You will be missed, old friend

  • It wasn’t only the muscle cars, the GTO or the ’67 Firebird or the beastly Trans-Am, that made Pontiac something special.
  • “The Swamp” blogger Mark Silva • Reminiscing about the death of the Pontiac brand, which was announced today along with all those job cuts by GM. The Pontiac brand slowly but surely evolved away from those muscle cars that defined it early on, but they still define the brand to many. • source

11 Mar 2009 02:26

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U.S.: Speaking of Detroit, nearby Pontiac has some teacher layoff drama

  • 100% of teachers will be laid off at the end of the year, then rehired (maybe)
  • $11.6 million the size of the deficit the school district is facing source