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    Plan to spend New Year’s Eve at Detroit’s Newest Downtown Venue: Punch Bowl Social
    Start the new year at a Detroit newcomer. Punch Bowl Social. Located at 1331 Broadway Street in Detroit, Punch Bowl Social will host an 80s…
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    Fox Station Apologizes for Fake ‘Kill a Cop’ Protest Chant [VIDEO]
    A Baltimore, Md., Fox News affiliate has apologized for editing a broadcast report to make it appear as if protesters demonstrating against police violence were…

    Michigan Chronicle Year In Review

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    ‘The Interview’ Opens to Capacity Crowds
    The critics panned “The Interview,” but that didn’t stop Christmas-goers across the country from packing theaters for the Christmas Day release.  Hundreds of theaters throughout…
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    Family Feud: Lil’ Wayne Threatens To Haul Birdman Into Court!
    Don’t expect Lil’ Wayne to be “Stuntin’ Like His Daddy” Birdman anytime soon. Weezy is still fuming about his father figure and Cash Money’s reluctance to release his…

    BUSINESS

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    Gov. Snyder Creates Department to Focus on Top Priority: Michigan talent
    Gov. Rick Snyder is taking executive action to continue Michigan’s climb as a national leader in talent development and investment in skilled trades. Through an…
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    DPS Revised Deficit Elimination Plan reflects continued enrollment progress, includes restoration of 10 percent pay concession by 2023
    Detroit Public Schools recentlysubmitted its revised Deficit Elimination Plan (DEP) to the Michigan Department of Education, reflecting both continued enrollment progress and, importantly, salary increases…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Literary Great Maya Angelou Bequeaths Gifts To Six New Yorkers
    Maya Angelou had some final gifts that she wanted to give to a very select group of people. The late poet laureate, civil rights activist…
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    Kanye West Spent $74,000 On North’s Christmas?
    North West (pictured below), the golden child of A-listers Kanye West and Kim Kardashian (pictured above) will have a very Merry Christmas indeed!  The little…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Hard Rock Cafe Detroit Airs Celebrity Video Montage to Celebrate the New Year
    Hard Rock Cafe Detroit and Specs Howard School of Media Arts have teamed up to create a video montage that will air on the Compuware…
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    25 New Year’s Eve Dresses for Every Shape and Size
    It’s time to say goodbye to 2014, and there’s no better way to do it than in a glamorous dress. Whether you prefer sequin, metallic…

    SPORTS

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    LeBron James, Steph Curry Lead All-Star Voting
    NBA fans gave the Cavaliers’ LeBron James and the Warriors’ Stephen Curry an early lead in NBA All-Star voting. James leads overall voting with about 553,000…
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    NFL Week 16: Highlights & Big Hits
    With the second-to-last week of regular season football nearly over, the playoffs are quickly shaping up thanks to several new team developments. The Steelers’ win…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Second Ebenezer Church Presents Hope in the City
    Hope in the City, launched in November, is making a major impact on the people of Detroit. On Saturday, Nov. 22, more than 2,200 families…
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    Bishop Edgar L. Vann presents: ‘Hope in the City, LIVE’
    The Message and  Meaning of Christmas Comes Alive In the true meaning of Christmas, all are welcome to Second Ebenezer Church this Sunday, Dec. 21…

    BLOG TALK

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    U-M’s Douglas, another woman taking the fall?
     (pictured left to right: Conservative George Will, U-M Prof. Susan Douglas) For the record, I don’t know University of Michigan communication professor and chair of the…
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    Through The Media Lens: Covering Race and Police Brutality
    The second half of 2014 has been marked by the shooting deaths of four African-American males by local law enforcement — Michael Brown in Ferguson,…
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    Tis the Season… Reach Out for Help… It is Here!
    The holiday season is a festive time to celebrate, enjoy family and be thankful for those things in life that we sometimes take for granted.…

    ACHIEVE

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    Smiling Children at the Detroit Parent Network 11th Annual Breakfast
    Hundreds of parents and their children, as well as community supporters, attended the Detroit Parent Network 11th Annual Breakfast at the Marriott Hotel-Renaissance Center recently.…
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    Revised Deficit Elimination Plan Reflects Continued Enrollment Progress
    Detroit Public Schools on Wednesday submitted its revised Deficit Elimination Plan (DEP) to the Michigan Department of Education, reflecting both continued enrollment progress and, importantly,…
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    DPS School of The Week: Neinas Elementary School
    Each day, the educators and partners at Neinas Elementary School build upon the school’s foun-dation of nearly a century of service. They work to meet…

    LIVING WELL

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    Blood Drive @ the Southfield Public Library
    The Southfield Public Library and the American Red Cross will host a Blood Drive in the Library’s meeting room on Tuesday, January 6, from 11:00…
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    Lisa Leslie Says There’s More To Worry About In Sports Than The Gender Gap [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]
    There’s a gender gap everywhere–from corner offices to street corners, women are often faced with not having the same value as men, thus we get…
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    Thanking the Giver
    We have been so blessed at Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries just as, I’m sure, other charitable groups are blessed.  We ourselves have thousands of active…

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