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    Michigan Vacant Property Campaign examines blight issues across the state
    A new guidebook being unveiled today in Lansing will give Michigan communities the tools and resources to help address blight and vacant structures. The Michigan…
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    Gay marriage in Michigan gets its day in court
    Change is inevitable. Suffering is optional. And when more than 300 same sex marriages took place last year in the state of Michigan, it forever…
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    Fifth Third Bank Feeding Our Communities celebration
    Fifth Third Bank (Eastern Michigan) is highlighting its annual hunger fighting initiative by presenting the Fifth Third Bank Feeding Our Communities Celebration Featuring the Motor…
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    Detroit’s land grab continues: This time it’s the Fisher Building
    Detroit’s land and building grab continues. This time it’s one of the city’s most historic landmarks – the Fisher and Albert Kahn buildings in Detroit’s…

    Pancake and Politics 2015 Forum Two Highlights

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Loretta Lynch sworn in as first Black U.S. Attorney General in moving ceremony
    Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday morning by Vice President Joe Biden as the 83rd U.S. attorney general during a moving ceremony at the U.S.…
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    Baltimore Police Admit Mistakes In Freddie Gray Arrest
    Following week-long protests in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore police admitted there were mistakes made in the 25-year-old’s arrest, Think Progress reports.…

    BUSINESS

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    Fifth Third band and Operation HOPE open First HOPE Inside Michigan location
     Financial empowerment location will offer credit counseling and entrepreneurial training to help boost Mayor Duggan’s commitment to create opportunities for residents of the Motor City…
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    Hiram Jackson continues the tradition of ‘The Michigan Chronicle’ [VIDEO]
    Hiram Jackson took over the helm of the Michigan Chronicle after Sam Logan died in 2011. Jackson says the purpose is to tell the stories…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    PM BUZZ: Did Apollo Abuse Phaedra?; Kim K Defends Bruce’s Transition & More
    Did Apollo Abuse Phaedra Parks? Last night, part 1 of the Real Housewives Of Atlanta reunion aired on Bravo and it was pretty lackluster and…
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    Guess Which Talk Show Wants Raven-Symoné As A Permanent Host?
    It looks like Raven-Symoné ‘s cringe-worthy comments on racial identity have won her the affection of network executives. According to the New York Post, ABC chiefs are…
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    JAY Z Takes It To The Tweets To Defend Tidal From Naysayers
    Hip Hop mogul JAY Z is notoriously quiet on Twitter, so when he took it to the tweets this afternoon to defend Tidal, a music-streaming service…
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    Jay Z Defends Criticism of TIDAL In A Stream Of Surprise Tweets
    Jay Z almost never tweets despite having an official Twitter account. But today the Jigga Man himself went on social media to personally defend his…
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    Report: Lil Wayne’s Tour Bus Shot At ‘Multiple Times’ In Atlanta
    Lil Wayne‘s tour bus was hit by gunfire as the rapper and his entourage were leaving Compound nightclub in Atlanta early Sunday morning after a…
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    Joel McHale headlines annual Forgotten Harvest comedy night at Detroit Opera House
    Forgotten Harvest, the nation’s largest and most efficient food rescue organization, announced today that Joel McHale will headline its 23rd Annual Comedy Night on May…

    LIFESTYLE

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    GET THE LOOK: Christina Milian Shows Us How To Dress Up A Tie Dye Shirt
    Hello, Spring! Christina Milian welcomed the season in a feminine and playful outfit at her event, Christina Milian Brings We Are Pop Culture To Shiekh…
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    Share This Photo For A Chance To Win Iman’s Luxury Eyeshadows
    Thanks to Iman’s new palette of four Luxury Eye Shadow trios every woman can feel like an icon! This fabulous must-have palette also comes with coordinating…
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    7 spring coats
    Here are 7 spring coats that I found on my favorite department stores’ websites. These coats are also on sale for less than $100! You cannot…
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    All the glamorous looks from Sunday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner [PHOTOS]
    When it comes to fashion in politics, the field is usually (and appropriately) business attire only. That is until the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner comes around! Granted,…

    SPORTS

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    Tigers win over Indians closes three games celebration of annual Negro Leagues Weekend
     Special to the Michigan Chronicle The Detroit Tigers closed out a 10-game home stand on Sunday, April 26, by beating the Cleveland Indians 8 -6.…
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    Diddy And Mark Walkberg Bet A Quarter Million On Mayweather-Pacquiao
    Floyd Mayweather is a -201 favorite to win his upcoming fight against Manny Pacquiao. That puts “Pac-Man” as the +170 underdog in a title bout expected…
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    Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets sell out in less than a minute…and more
    The upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao matchup is being dubbed the “fight of the century,” and boxing fans are making sure they’ll be there to…
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    WNBA’s Brittney Griner and fiancée arrested on assault allegations
    Phoenix Mercury WNBA star Brittney Griner and her fiancée were arrested Wednesday afternoon for assault and disorderly conduct, USA Today reports. A verbal argument between the…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Detroit Police Chief, joins Greater Grace Temple for law enforcement appreciation
    Bishop Charles H. Ellis III (left), pastor of Greater Grace Temple, and Detroit Police Chief James Craig. A local church held a “different” kind of…
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    TD Jakes helps kick off Radio One’s Empowerment Expo for Black women
    Radio One, the parent company of NewsOne,  plans a series of expos aimed at African American women to introduce them to financial management tools, including…

    BLOG TALK

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    Final push in Michigan for a yes vote for Proposal 1
    Vote “YES” on May 5 to fix Michigan’s embarrassingly lousy, crumbling and unsafe roads. The election of common sense, better known as Proposal 1, the…
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    Top 10 reasons why women cheat
    Numerous relationship studies have concluded that a woman is more likely to cheat than a man. And that woman is more likely to cheat during…
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    Mommies need alone time
    It happens to the best of us, we have a sitter lined up for the whole weekend. On Monday, we’re secretly fast-forwarding to Friday because…

    ACHIEVE

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    Simple learning activities for toddlers
    This weekend, I stopped at an Office Depot to pick up a notebook for my children … well really for myself. Someone told me the…
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    Parenting is not one size fits all!
    Ok, So I must admit being a parent is not easy. Play dates are fun, playing dress-up is amazing, and family outings makes a weekend…
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    DPS SOW: Wayne Elementary School
    When you enter the doors at Wayne Elementary School, you enter what is known as “Rockets territory.” But what does that mean? It simply implies…

    LIVING WELL

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    Are you reaching for the right pain medication?
    (StatePoint) The use of opioid painkillers such as Vicodin and Oxycontin is on the rise and this trend is taking its toll. Opioids account for…
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    Dr. Ian Smith dishes on ‘The Super Shred Cook Book, 5 kitchen must-haves
    New York Times bestselling author Dr. Ian Smith joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to talk about his new The Shred Diet Cookbook and the five things you must…
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    Dr. Jennifer Caudle dispels top 5 health myths
    Dr. Jennifer Caudle, Family Medicine Physician and Assistant Professor in the department of Family Medicine at Rowan University-School of Osteopathic Medicine, joined Roland Martin Friday…
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