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    The Salvation Army Bed & Bread Club raises $1.4 Million for Detroiters in need
    The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit’s 28th annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon raised $1,397,817 to fight hunger and homelessness during today’s 16-hour event, which…
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    ‘Michigan Chronicle’ announces Pancakes & Politics 2015 Season Opener
    The Michigan Chronicle is in high gear for the 10th season of its highly anticipated speakers’ series Pancakes & Politics.  Delivering sold out crowds each…
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    Detroit community embraces Belle Isle Aquarium
    After being closed for years, the nation’s oldest Aquarium has returned with a splash Almost a decade ago, the Albert Kahn-designed Belle Isle Aquarium closed…
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    Legal Aid and Defender to sponsor employer workshop on hiring ex-offenders
    DETROIT – Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc. (LAD) will sponsor a free informational workshop for employers on hiring former criminal offenders Thursday, March 26…

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    NATIONAL NEWS

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    New York City Uncle Poses As “John” To Save Niece From Prostitution
    The uncle of a 13-year-old Brooklyn girl saved the teenager and her friend from prostitution by posing as a customer after the two were convinced…
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    Guess What Obama Said After Israeli Leader Bypassed Him To Address Congress?
    On Tuesday, Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned U.S. Congress that a deal the Obama administration is discussing with Iran over the country’s nuclear program could “pave” its “path to…

    BUSINESS

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    WSU’s Ned Staebler named president and CEO of TechTown Detroit
    Ned Staebler, Wayne State University’s vice president for economic development, has been appointed president and CEO of TechTown Detroit, the Detroit business accelerator and incubator…
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    TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® gear up for 3rd annual career move month
    TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, the industry’s fastest-growing moving services franchise, is proud to announce its third annual Career Move Month this March. As the…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Keep It 100: Mayor Bill de Blasio Confirms That ‘Black Wives Matter’ [VIDEO]
    On one of our new favorite shows, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, the special guest last night was Mayor of New York Bill de Blasio!…
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    AM BUZZ: Gabourey Sidibe Tweets About Mo’Nique Drama; Wiz Khalifa Disses Amber? & More
    Gabourey Sidibe Tweets About Mo’Nique Drama The drama brewing between Mo’ Nique and Lee Daniels doesn’t seem to be letting up and Gabourey Sidibe just…
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    Gabrielle Union reads the NBA For Going Easy On James Harden
    Gabrielle Union went on Twitter to call out the NBA for letting Houston Rockets star James Harden get away with targeting LeBron James. Gabby peeped…
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    Tami Roman and Shaunie O’Neal To Join ‘BBWLA’?
    “Basketball Wives: LA” may be getting two not-so-new cast members whenever it returns to VH1. It’s been a while since “Basketball Wives: LA” aired. So…
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    UPDATE: Cops Rule Out Foul Play In Charmayne Maxwell’s Death
    Authorities have all but thrown out foul play as the cause of Charmayne Maxwell’s death. The former member of Brownstone fell to her death at…
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    “I’m Not Gay No More” Churchgoer Still Desires Men, Admits He Hasn’t Been “Deliverd”
    Andrew Caldwell has apparently learned the lesson that, well, you can’t pray away the gay, as the saying goes. You may recall the story of…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Celebrity Hairstyles for everyday women
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    Woman gives $1.4 million to boyfriend she’s never met [VIDEO]
    One international scam artist has hit pay dirt with a woman who has sent him more than $1 million because she thinks they’re in love.…
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    GET THE LOOK: Dress Up a Sweatshirt like Letoya Luckett
    Sweatshirts aren’t just for washing your car or cleaning the house anymore. Dress one up like Letoya Luckett and you just might be date night-ready.…
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    Food Review: The 24 Grille
    Last Thursday’s weather here in Michigan was so cold that just about every school district was closed for the day.  Having an off day from…

    SPORTS

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    Bills and Eagles Trade Kiko Alonso and LeSean McCoy
    March Madness is about to start, but here’s your reminder that the NFL is still a thing. The Bills and Eagles traded linebacker Kiko Alonso and running back LeSean McCoy. They aren’t quite superstars,…
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    Derrick Rose is out with another knee injury
    Sometimes the limitations of the body is too much for will to overcome. Derrick Rose has been a tragic example of that. He missed a season after…
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    Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Gabrielle Union, Vanessa Simmons all on Haiti vacation
    Right after the NBA All-Star Weekend in New York, Dwyane Wade and his wife, Gabrielle Union, joined Miami Heat teammate and BFF Chris Bosh and…
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    Floyd Mayweather And Manny Pacquiao Confirm May 2 fight
    If you’ve been one of the many boxing fans eagerly awaiting the long-anticipated bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, you may want to…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Alcorn State University Concert Choir to perform at Second Baptist Church
    The Alcorn State University Detroit Alumni Chapter will present the Alcorn State University Concert Choir on Sunday afternoon, March 8, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at…
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    Celebrating the life of Steven J. Bennett
    Bishop Steven J. Bennett, senior pastor and founder of the House of Prayer and Praise Church, made his transition on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Bishop…

    BLOG TALK

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    Anti Proposal 1 Supporters Insult Voters
    We need to fix our unsafe and dangerous roads and bridges. The former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Tip O’Neill said, “All politics…
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    The perils of poisonous politics
    By doubling down on his vile slur on President Obama’s love for his country, ex New York Mayor Rudi Giuliani created the media frenzy that…
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    Black History: My History Matters at Public Radio
    Black History Month to me is more than just four weeks of public recognition of the enormous contributions of Blacks in America. It should instead…

    ACHIEVE

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    Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies Receives Highest Number of Regional Scholastic Art Awards
    Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies (HFA: SCS) middle and high school students received 33 regional Scholastic Art Awards during an award ceremony at the Detroit…
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    DPS kicks off application period for 21 Application Schools
    Application Schools include top-ranked schools by Excellent Schools Detroit, new gifted and talented program, language immersion programs and more Detroit Public Schools kicked off its…
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    University of Michigan – Dearborn presents: On the Move: College is an Option
    DEARBORN — The University of Michigan-Dearborn is gearing up to host its annual “On the Move: College is an Option” event, a free one-day college…

    LIVING WELL

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    Be your kidneys’ advocate
    Next time you go in for a physical, make sure to be prepared to speak up on behalf of your kidney health. Kidney Checklist for…
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    Institute for Population Health receives grant to expand HIV and HCV screening
    The Institute for Population Health  is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant supported by FOCUS, a program of Gilead Sciences, Inc.…
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    American Psychological Association Reports Your Mood Can Affect Your Skin
    Have you noticed your skin looking less than its best? You might want to get your mind and emotions in check to regain that familiar…

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