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    Belle Isle’s beautiful gateway illuminated
    The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix in an exciting partnership with Platinum Equity unveiled new lighting on the MacArthur Bridge in a dramatic ceremonial…
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    Opening weekend for Wayne County Family Aquatic Center
    Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans welcomes citizens and visitors to the opening weekend of the Wayne County Family Aquatic Center Saturday, May 23, 2015.  The…
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    Wayne County executive’s reorganization plan unanimously approved by Wayne County Commission
    The approval saves the County’s General Fund $3 Million Annually Today, Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans’ Executive Branch Reorganization Plan was unanimously approved by…
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    Detroit Port Authority and Grand Prix announce return of ferry service
    Three Days of Service Planned on the Detroit River, on Grand Prix Weekend The most relaxing and picturesque way to travel to Belle Isle for race…

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    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Grand Jury Indicts Baltimore Police Officers Involved In Freddie Gray Death
    Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Thursday that a grand jury has returned indictments on all six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. Gray,…
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    WTH? Thursday: Airplane Dumps Poop On Girl’s Birthday Party…AND MORE
    It’s WTH?! Thursday on TV One’s NewsOne Now and we’re taking a look at all of the crazy stories trending in this week’s news. This…

    BUSINESS

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    Detroiters need meaningful training and in-demand jobs
    There’s no question that the city of Detroit is once again on the rise. After experiencing a historic bankruptcy, facilitated by an equally historic appointment…
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    Brothers in Business: Next generation of Black male entrepreneurs
    The U.S. Black Chambers Inc. has launched an initiative to nurture the next generation of young Black male entrepreneurs, with a focus on closing the…

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Not Again: Cop Shoots Two Black Men He Claims Attacked Him With Skateboard
    Two unarmed Black men have reportedly been shot by police early Thursday in Olympia, WA. The men, brothers in their 20s, were identified as Andre…
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    Grand Jury Indicts Baltimore Police Officers Involved In Freddie Gray Death
    Originally seen on NewsOne.com State’s Attorney for Baltimore, Marilyn Mosby, announced Thursday, May 21 that a grand jury has returned indictments on Garrett Miller, Alicia White,…
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    Detroit’s 2015 Movement Electronic Music Festival kicks off Saturday
    The phase one lineup has been announced for this year’s Movement Electronic Music Festival. The independent music festival celebrates techno, hip-hop and house music. The…
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    Janice Dickinson Files Defamation Suit Against Bill Cosby
    Janice Dickinson has resurfaced with her claims against Bill Cosby and is filing a defamation suit against the comedian and his camp, USA Today reports. The former model and…
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    Domestic Charges Against Ray Rice Dropped: ‘It Will Be Like A Fresh Start’
    Domestic violence charges against former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice were dropped Thursday morning, according to a report from NBC News. Judge Michael A. Donio…
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    Layzie Bone Of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Saves Man In Diabetic Shock
    The “crossroads” were avoided for one Wyoming man when Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony saved him from diabetic shock, the NY Daily News reports. The rapper witnessed…

    LIFESTYLE

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    CHIC EATS: Brooklyn Restaurant, Sweet Chick’s Biggie-Inspired Menu Is Epic & Now We’re Hungry
    On May 21, 2015, the late Christopher Wallace would have been 43-years-old today and while we’re still mourning his death, some 18 years later, we…
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    FAB OR FUG: Chanel Iman Looking Like A Bag Of Money And Glitter At Cannes
    Chanel Iman just slayed everyone, brought them back to life and then slayed them all over again. The supermodel has had her fair share of…
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    Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes and Politics spotlights educational crisis
    The third installment of the Michigan Chronicle’s 2015 Pancakes and Politics series may have been one of the most riveting discussions taking place anywhere in…
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    So, That Fake Makeup You Bought From An Instagram Boutique Is Probably Laced With Rat Poop, Poison
    Before you celebrate finding an insane deal online on your favorite MAC lipstick or Urban Decay palette, make sure it’s not just a load of…

    SPORTS

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    Another Detroit institution returns: The Kronk Gym
    It was one of the Detroit’s most storied buildings – the Kronk Gym. A place that produced some of Detroit’s greatest boxing champions – Milton…
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    NFL football is about to get less boring thanks to new rule
    The extra point. Everybody has seen it. Nobody  really cares about it since they rarely miss. It’s one of the most unnecessary parts of the…
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    WNBA stars Griner and Johnson receive hefty suspensions for domestic violence Incident
    WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson may be trying to put the past behind them after getting married only weeks after they were both arrested for…
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    Allen Iverson on rumors he’s broke: Don’t believe the hype
    Despite pocketing an estimated $200 million during his professional playing career, rumors have constantly circulated regarding Allen Iverson’s financial position, with some reports saying that…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    Why Faith Is the Answer To Racial Tension
    It is no question that our country is in turmoil when it comes to racial prejudice. The media is saturated with tragic stories surrounding the…
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    Bishop T.D. Jakes’ church looks to close racial divide in pews
    If you want to see segregation in America, all you have to do is go to church every Sunday. Each week, African-Americans go to Black churches,…

    BLOG TALK

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    George Haley, the giant who never quit
    Malcolm X, in “The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley,” described by Time magazine as one of the 10 best non-fiction books…
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    Why the mall model doesn’t work anymore – Northland
    With the opening of the Northland Center Mall, in the spring of 1954, Detroiters had a place to celebrate. It was the beginning of the…
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    The legalization of marijuana in Michigan
    Many believe that the legalization of marijuana will mean less jail time, more jobs, and more tax dollars. “The first thing we’re saying is regulate…

    ACHIEVE

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    “Detroit Girls Can” empowers young women with education, career and mentoring retreat WCCCD’s Eastern campus
    The first-ever Detroit Girls Can retreat will empower and educate young women with straight talk from Detroit-area leaders on career, education and financial management on…
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    DPS brings professionals to school for Career Day
    School leaders at Flagship Academy in Detroit are bringing in 40 area professionals for the school’s career day on Thursday, May 21. The gymnasium will…
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    National Kidney Foundation of Michigan Awarded $20k To Improve Children’s Health and Wellness through Programs
    The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) was recently awarded a grant from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation. The grant – Champions for…

    LIVING WELL

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    One special child, one big challenge
    Born with only one developed kidney, 1-year-old Cain Hawkins’ family and friends rose to the occasion of walking with over 7,500 walkers, and as a…
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    Professional Medical Center partners with social service agencies to provide free medical screenings to the community
    Detroit – Professional Medical Center (PMC) in partnership with AIDS Partnership of Michigan, Institute for Population Health and Gilead Sciences will host the 2nd annual…
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    Dirty Girls: Mudderella Is An Amazingly Messy Run For Women, By Women
    If you are a sweaty beauty that’s not afraid to get a little dirty, then let’s go on a mud run! Mudderella is the first mud…
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