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    Rep. Lawrence on Gov. Snyder’s pending testimony
    Lawrence also releases executed subpoena for former Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), the Ranking Member on the Committee on Oversight and…
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    Mayor Mike Duggan named ‘Newsmaker of the Year’
    Interview with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to air on “Spotlight on the News” WXYZ names Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan its 2015 Newsmaker of the Year.…
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    City of Detroit announces Feb. 12 street closings
                The Detroit Department of Public Works today announced the following street closings: ·       Michigan Ave from Woodward to Griswold will have a full closure…
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    Ellen DeGeneres shocks Spain School with $500,000 donation [Watch]
    Ellen DeGeneres’ compassion and generosity may quite possibly know no limits. The beloved comedienne announced on her show that she was giving her “biggest, most…

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    Experts Pen Open Letter Requesting Gov. Snyder Establish Fund & Remedies To Help Those Impacted By Flint Water Crisis
    The handling of the Flint water crisis has been compared to that of Hurricane Katrina and even the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder refuses to step down despite calls for his resignation from citizens and politicians alike. Yesterday, he came out with a $360 million budget to start dealing with the multitude of problems caused by lead […]
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    Samuel DuBose’s Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Cop In Fatal Shooting
    Unarmed Samuel DuBose was shot by University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing during a stop for a minor traffic infraction.

    BUSINESS

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    Mayor Duggan, DEGC target $1 billion in Detroit-to-Detroit business spending
    Mayor Mike Duggan announced that Detroit Economic Growth Corporation’s D2D program has set a target of $1 billion in Detroit-to-Detroit spending by its 18-member Buyers…
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    Michigan suppliers gather for PMBC-DTE Energy Immersion Day at Ford Field
    DTE Energy and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Pure Michigan Business Connect program partnered on an invitation-only matchmaking initiative that brought together more than 250…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Runaway Romance: Top 5 Places To Elope On Valentine’s Day
    There are few things more romantic than the idea of running off with the one you to say “I do.” Elopement is not what it used to be years ago when the word was often shaded with disapproval and negativity. Now, eloping is more something that many couples choose to do because they want to […]
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    7 non-traditional ways anyone can celebrate Valentine’s Day this year
    Calling all Valentine's Day haters, lovers, and in-betweeners.

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Detroit Cop’s Facebook post over Beyonce’s Super Bowl show prompts investigation
      A Detroit cop is in hot water after making offensive remarks about Beyonce‘s Super Bowl 50 halftime performance and her backup dancers. A sergeant for the Detroit Police Department posted a photo on Facebook contrasting the singer’s dancers with an image of the Ku Klux Klan in what can only be assumed to be […]
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    NYPD Cop Peter Liang Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Shooting Death Of Akai Gurley
    Peter Liang, 27, the NYPD police officer who shot and killed Akai Gurley, has been found guilty of manslaughter, with lesser included charges of assault, reckless endangerment, criminally negligent homicide and official misconduct, CNN reports. Jurors deliberated Thursday morning, through a one-hour lunch break and into the evening. He faces up to 15 years in prison. Hurley […]

    SPORTS

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    Hawks’ Jeff Teague selling Buckhead condo for $2.1 million
    ATLANTA — As the rumblings about a possible trade grow louder regarding the Atlanta Hawks’ star guard Jeff Teague, he has proactively listed his posh…
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    Memes that SUPPORT Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers
    It is open season on Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton. The current NFL MVP is taking the vast majority of the blame for the…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Clergy and churches launch new DRIVE initiative
    Over 50 congregations were represented at the Commitment Ceremony of the Detroit Regional Interfaith Voice for Equity (DRIVE) on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 31. Five hundred and fifty…
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    When faith meets action: Detroit pastors join together for massive donation to Flint
     The Bible says that faith without works is dead. Last week, a large group of Detroit pastors, led by Bishop Edgar Vann of Second Ebenezer…

    BLOG TALK

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    Danielle Nicolet Talks Season 2 Of TV One’s “Born Again Virgin”
    Danielle Nicolet, star of TV One's Born Again Virgin, sat down with NewsOne Now host Roland Martin to dish on season two of the comedy series.
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    The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
    I love…LOVE! Being a love-oholic Valentines Day is one of my favorite holidays, so it’s with great pleasure to present 2015 Ultimate Valentine’s Day Guide: For…

    ACHIEVE

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    Baker College of Clinton Township holds financial aid workshops
      $5,000 in Baker College scholarships to be awarded to five attendees Baker College of Clinton Township will hold its 2016 Financial Aid Workshop, 9:30…
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    Four Black Female Engineers Just Won One Of The Most Coveted Awards In The Tech Industry
    The stereotype of what engineers are supposed to look like is quickly changing, as evidenced by the Black female engineers kicking ass at Slack, the startup behind the popular messaging platform.

    LIVING WELL

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    Ask The Doctor: Warning Signs of Suicide
    This week I was asked, “What are the warning signs for suicide?” This is a great question, and one that everyone should learn the answer…
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    Drexel’s ‘Healing Hurt People’ program helps young victims recover from emergency room trauma
    Sobering facts: For every black youth murdered in Philadelphia, 90 others experience grave injuries, including gunshot and stabbing wounds. Each year, more than 900 young…

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