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    I-75 BRIDGE DEMOLITION AND RECONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN FRIDAY, SEPT. 19
    Fox Theatre Concert Saturday, Detroit Lions Game Sunday and Other Events Will Be Accessible Construction crews will be closing a section of I-75 (Fisher Freeway)…
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    Detroit Design Festival: Design Lives Here
    The Detroit Design Festival (DDF), a citywide celebration of creativity and design, returns Sept. 23-28, 2014. The complete schedule is announced today.The fourth annual Detroit…

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    NFL Players In Trouble With The Law [VIDEO]
    It has been a rough year for the National Football League. A number of NFL stars are engulfed in legal problems stemming from child abuse accusations, domestic…
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    Iyanla Set to ‘Fix’ 5 Women Who Share ‘Baby-Daddy’ of 34 Kids
    *Though I didn’t see the episode, I do recall the trailer. Iyanla sat on a porch with Jay Williams, a successful video producer in Atlanta, who had an armful of black baby dolls; which represented the 34 biological children Williams has fathered with 17 different women. The segment was powerful because after a very few […]

    BUSINESS

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    Stagnating poverty levels in Michigan remain unacceptably high
    Poverty remained high in Michigan last year, highlighting that many people have not yet recovered from the recession and underscoring the need for state policymakers…
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    AARP Releases Nonpartisan Voter Guides
    Nonpartisan AARP released voter guides today featuring positions from U.S. Senate, Congressional and Gubernatorial and other statewide candidates – in their own words – on…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Hall Of Fame: Savion Glover
    There is much to be said for not only mastering one’s craft but also being the very best at it. So it is with Savion…
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    Reflections: Washington as Bond?
    There are those — this writer included — who are essentially opposed to introducing “Black versions” of people or things that have always been White.…

    LIFESTYLE

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    CHIC EATS: Zucchini Bread Cookie Whoopie Pies [RECIPE]
    Ingredients: 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, room temperature (must be room temp!) 1/2 cup (4oz) unsweetened applesauce 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup brown sugar 1…
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    CHIC EATS: Triple-Berry Summer Salad [RECIPE]
    Ingredients  9oz baby spinach, torn 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 cup raspberries 1 cup blueberries 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted 1/3 cup chopped basil 1…

    SPORTS

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    Jadakiss On ESPN First Take [VIDEO]
      ESPN First Take is one of the most entertaining sports programs on television, and it’s not only because of Stephen A. Smith and Skip…
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    Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Barry Sanders To Sign Autographs at DC SPORTS
    Detroit Lions Barry Sanders will appear at DC SPORTS at Lakeside Mall on Saturday, September 20 to sign autographs for fans. The appearance will take…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    5 Celebrities in Need of Jesus
    #5 Cornel West Not sure why Cornell has gone after the president this week.. but BOY OH BOY! Jesus might be able to to tone…
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    Gospel Superstar & Pastor Steps Down From Pulpit And Heads To Reality Show [VIDEO]
    Originally posted on Elev8:
    Byron Cage serves as minister of music at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fort Washington, Maryland. In addition, as of…

    LIVING WELL

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    Healthy Michigan Plan Exceeding Expectations
    The Healthy Michigan Plan has been serving the citizens of the state for nearly five months. Advocates say it’s already having an economic impact by…
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    4 Reasons You Need A Tight Core & 5 Crunchless Exercises To Get You There [VIDEO]
    If doing triple digit crunches everyday in hopes of achieving abs of steel is your go-to core workout, I suggest you change things up, like…

    BLOG TALK

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    Reflections: Washington as Bond?
    There are those — this writer included — who are essentially opposed to introducing “Black versions” of people or things that have always been White.…
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    Healthy Moments
    Staying emotionally and mentally fit is just as important as remaining physically fit. It doesn’t take a lot of time, but it does take intention,…
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    Top 5 Aha Moments From Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want Weekend Tour’ (Free Tour Gifts)
    It has been three days since Oprah’s ‘The Life You Want Weekend Tour’ has embarked upon Detroit and I am still processing the inspiration, emotion…

    ACHIEVE

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    CardHub Report: 2014’s Best Credit Cards for College Students
    With credit cards continuing to be the leading credit builder for college students, CardHub today released its annual Best Credit Cards for College Students list…
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    There is a Ferguson Near You
    There is a Ferguson near you. Many pundits are saying that the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has revealed troubling racial tensions in…
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    Central Collegiate Academy Students Improve and Excel in 2014
                With graduation time upon students and parents in Detroit schools and the flurry of end-of-the- school-year social protocols and…

    URBAN ED

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    Mapping All 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    Historically black colleges and universities are a cornerstone of the black community and the American education system. There are still 105 HBCUs operating today. Their value…
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    Clark Atlanta University Security Guard Arrested On Peeping Tom Charges
    Kenyon Strozier, 37, a security guard at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta’s prestigious Atlanta University Center, was arrested on peeping Tom charges on June 25 after he was…
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    HBCUs Cut From NCAA Postseason Over Academics Cry Foul. They’re Right
    This month, most American universities and colleges with popular athletic programs will proudly watch thousands of students walk across a stage, shake hands with academic…

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