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    Detroit Mayor Duggan wants 50 percent discount for houses in Detroit
    Ahead of his anticipated Feb. 10 State of the City address, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and the Detroit Land Bank Authority have announced a plan…
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    Roadmap for Michigan Black Caucus
    The Michigan Legislative Black Caucus prides itself as the legislative and authoritative voice in Lansing for thousands of African Americans in the state who are…
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    Inside McQuade’s 2015 docket
    Barbara McQuade, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, has had a full plate in 2014. From prosecuting high profile corruption cases at city…
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    MSHDA’s MiNeighborhood Program Now Accepting Applications
    The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) will begin accepting applications for the 2015 MiNeighborhood program Jan. 26 through March 27 from eligible neighborhood associations.…

    Michigan Chronicle Year In Review

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Former NFL Star Cautions, Beware Of Your ‘Frenemals’
    Have you ever had a so called friend in your life start bringing you down? Or do you have a buddy that keeps getting you…
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    Police And Protesters Clash At St. Louis Community Meeting [VIDEO]
    St. Louis, Mo., police reportedly clashed with protesters at City Hall late-Wednesday during a meeting about the creation of a civilian review board that would…

    BUSINESS

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    Detroit Revitalization Fellows offer opportunities to mid-career professionals
    There’s a common refrain heard whenever a major economic development is announced in Detroit: It benefits some populations, but not all. In the African-American community,…
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    WealthyU: Invest your tax refund and start building wealth (VIDEO)
    It’s tax season and America’s wealth coach Deborah Owens joined Roland Martin Tuesday on “NewsOne Now” to explain how you can use your tax return…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Are Rev Run & Tyrese Gearing Up For Their Own Talk Show??
    Are Rev Run and Tyrese about to land their own talk show? Rumors are swirling 1/3 of hip-hop royalty RUN-DMC along with the singer/actor will be…
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    Welcome Back: Eddie Murphy Returns To ‘SNL’ After 31 Years!
    Eddie Murphy is finally heading back to his old improve roots.  The comedy legend announced he will appear on Saturday Night Live’s upcoming 40th anniversary special.…
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    Lil Wayne Sues Birdman’s Cash Money Label
    Chart-busting rapper Lil Wayne (pictured left) is reportedly ready to break all ties with music impresario Birdman (pictured). Lil Wayne has filed a lawsuit requesting…
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    Nene Leakes Serves Kenya Moore Order To Cease, Desist Bad-Mouthing
    “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast mates NeNe Leakes (pictured left) and Kenya Moore (pictured) have taken their intense dislike for each other onscreen, off!  The two…
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    Maya Rudolph & Jaden Smith To Star In HBO’s ‘Brothers In Atlanta’
    Maya Rudolph and Jaden Smith are teaming up for HBO’s latest project. Maya and Smith have signed on to guest star on the cable network’s…
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    Spotlight: David Oyelowo
    David Oyelowo, receiving raves from all quarters for his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the groundbreaking movie “Selma,” is a classic case…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Tameka Raymond Leads ‘Style Theory Tour’ With Top Style & Beauty Experts
    Celebrity wardrobe stylist and business maven Tameka Raymond, along with a team of top style and beauty insiders, set out to focus on inner and…
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    DPS School of The Week: Noble Elementary-Middle School
    Stern, structured and straight to the point are just three ways to describe the culture at Noble El-ementary-Middle School. Principal Angela Broaden believes it is…
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    White Designer Names Line “Last N****s In Paris” Because Kanye Said It’s O.K.
    A.P.C.’s founder Jean Touitou has dubbed his 2015 Fall/Winter collection “Last N****s In Paris,” apparently with the authorization of Kanye West himself. Mr. West is…
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    How to rock the cape trend as cool as Janelle Monae
    Janelle Monae is famous for her black and white menswear looks but recently, she ditched the suiting for a chic cape. The songstress hit the red…

    SPORTS

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    Everything Patriots Fans Need To Know To Survive The Super Bowl
    It’s been decade since the Patriots’ last Super Bowl win, the Belichick-Brady led squad is back in the big game for a third time since…
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    Marshawn Lynch actually talks to Michelle Williams and Kevin Frazier [Watch]
    *Marshawn Lynch may have had the same answer ready for media types at the Super Bowl media day on Tuesday, but the Seattle Seahawks running back managed to give a different response to questions posed by “Entertainment Tonight”’s Kevin Frazier and Destiny Child vocalist Michelle Williams. According to HipHollywood.com, the pair were on hand backstage […]
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    Here’s What You Can Expect In This Year’s Slam Dunk Contest [VIDEO]
      The 2015 NBA Dunk Contest participants were recently announced, and just like the previous years, LeBron James‘ name was nowhere to be found. And…
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    Hottest wives and girlfriends of Super Bowl’s Seahawks and Patriots
    Super Bowl XLIX is gearing up to be an all-time classic; it not only features the two most dominant teams of the 2014-15 NFL season, but…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Southern Baptist leaders call for integrated churches
    Leaders in nation’s largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be…
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    Gospel world pays tribute to Andraé Crouch at funeral [VIDEO]
    A constellation of stars from the holy world came out to pay homage to the supremely talented gospel giant Andraé  Crouch, who was laid to rest…

    BLOG TALK

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    Beyond the Bridge: The Suppression Never Ended
    The stirring film Selma ends with Dr. King leading civil rights marchers across the bridge and to passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.…
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    A Mental Health Tune-up for Detroit and Wayne County
    Leadership matters and the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority (DWMHA) applauds Governor Snyder’s decision to move to break down bureaucratic government silos by merging the…
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    Why these King-Like Giants?
      ( pictured L to R: Rev. Nicholas Hood, Rabbi Daniel Syme)  The Biblical inference that “a prophet is without honor except in his own…

    ACHIEVE

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    DPS School of The Week: Noble Elementary-Middle School
    Stern, structured and straight to the point are just three ways to describe the culture at Noble El-ementary-Middle School. Principal Angela Broaden believes it is…
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    DPS takes its Parent University on the road to bring more classes to parents
    Detroit Public Schools is taking its nine-month-old Parent University on the road to bring even more classes to the district’s parents and guardians. The new…
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    Contest promotes Michigan entrepreneurism
    High school and community college students throughout Michigan are invited to join Walsh College students and alumni by participating in the fourth annual Walsh College…

    LIVING WELL

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    Go Red ‘BetterU’
    The American Heart Association and St. John Providence Health System completed its free ‘BetterU’ challenge, which encourages individuals to live a healthier life. The challenge…
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    Override the Urge to Quit
    We are now 4 weeks into 2015, the time when most people have already bailed on their resolutions. Today I’m here to encourage you to…
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    Henry Ford celebrates Heart Month with walk-through heart
    The world’s only touring, walk-through heart exhibit will visit metro Detroit on Feb. 7 as part of Henry Ford Health System’s celebration of Heart Month.…

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