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    City of Detroit announces Feb. 12 street closings
                The Detroit Department of Public Works today announced the following street closings: ·       Michigan Ave from Woodward to Griswold will have a full closure…
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    Ellen DeGeneres shocks Spain School with $500,000 donation [Watch]
    Ellen DeGeneres’ compassion and generosity may quite possibly know no limits. The beloved comedienne announced on her show that she was giving her “biggest, most…
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    Wayne County Dept. of Health, Veterans and Community Wellness launches lead hotline
    With the heightened interest around the impact that lead contamination can have on communities and the recent lead crisis in Flint, the Wayne County Department…
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    Making water affordable for Detroiters: DWSD’s affordability plan
      It’s not surprising – and was also inevitable – that the spotlight surrounding the Flint water catastrophe is now expanding to include Detroit’s water…

    Love's Holiday Weekend: Who's Loving You? Conversations with Iyanla Vanzant

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Anti-Violence Activist Matthew Williams Killed In Chicago Shooting
    Matthew Williams, a young and vibrant activist who called for peace and justice in Chicago, was shot and killed on Saturday while inside a friend's apartment.
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    NEWS ROUNDUP: President Obama Makes History On “The Ellen Show,” Recites Poem For FLOTUS…AND MORE
    President Barack Obama appeared on The Ellen Show on Thursday; making history as the first sitting president to stop by for an in-studio visit.

    BUSINESS

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    Michigan suppliers gather for PMBC-DTE Energy Immersion Day at Ford Field
    DTE Energy and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Pure Michigan Business Connect program partnered on an invitation-only matchmaking initiative that brought together more than 250…
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    DTE Energy’s leadership appointments reinforce commitment to communities
    DTE Energy today announced two leadership appointments as part of its focused effort to be a force for growth and prosperity across the state of…

    LIFESTYLE

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    For Christian Girls Who Lost Their Virginity And Feel No Guilt
    I am a Christian woman standing on my digital pulpit to declare, I am not a virgin. And I totally don’t feel bad about it. I am over the patriarchial rhetoric that preaches a woman’s sexual expression and her spritual connection to God can not coexist in the same body peacefully. Generations of guilt inducing […]
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    #NYFWNoir: If Streetwear Is Really Fashion, Why Is It Left Out Of NYFW?
    Dave Odum and Jean-Claude Francois of Francois Duperval don't need you to put any fancy titles on their clothing line.

    ENTERTAINMENT

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    Detroit Cop’s Facebook post over Beyonce’s Super Bowl show prompts investigation
      A Detroit cop is in hot water after making offensive remarks about Beyonce‘s Super Bowl 50 halftime performance and her backup dancers. A sergeant for the Detroit Police Department posted a photo on Facebook contrasting the singer’s dancers with an image of the Ku Klux Klan in what can only be assumed to be […]
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    NYPD Cop Peter Liang Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Shooting Death Of Akai Gurley
    Peter Liang, 27, the NYPD police officer who shot and killed Akai Gurley, has been found guilty of manslaughter, with lesser included charges of assault, reckless endangerment, criminally negligent homicide and official misconduct, CNN reports. Jurors deliberated Thursday morning, through a one-hour lunch break and into the evening. He faces up to 15 years in prison. Hurley […]

    SPORTS

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    Hawks’ Jeff Teague selling Buckhead condo for $2.1 million
    ATLANTA — As the rumblings about a possible trade grow louder regarding the Atlanta Hawks’ star guard Jeff Teague, he has proactively listed his posh…
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    Memes that SUPPORT Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers
    It is open season on Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton. The current NFL MVP is taking the vast majority of the blame for the…

    PRAISE CONNECT

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    When faith meets action: Detroit pastors join together for massive donation to Flint
     The Bible says that faith without works is dead. Last week, a large group of Detroit pastors, led by Bishop Edgar Vann of Second Ebenezer…
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    Second Baptist Church presents ‘Nobel Peace Prize’ for King Day
    The Second Baptist Church of Detroit will present, “Nobel Peace Prize” to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on his holiday. The…

    BLOG TALK

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    Danielle Nicolet Talks Season 2 Of TV One’s “Born Again Virgin”
    Danielle Nicolet, star of TV One's Born Again Virgin, sat down with NewsOne Now host Roland Martin to dish on season two of the comedy series.
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    The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
    I love…LOVE! Being a love-oholic Valentines Day is one of my favorite holidays, so it’s with great pleasure to present 2015 Ultimate Valentine’s Day Guide: For…

    ACHIEVE

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    Baker College of Clinton Township holds financial aid workshops
      $5,000 in Baker College scholarships to be awarded to fiv attendees Baker College of Clinton Township will hold its 2016 Financial Aid Workshop, 9:30…
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    Four Black Female Engineers Just Won One Of The Most Coveted Awards In The Tech Industry
    The stereotype of what engineers are supposed to look like is quickly changing, as evidenced by the Black female engineers kicking ass at Slack, the startup behind the popular messaging platform.

    LIVING WELL

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    Ask The Doctor: Warning Signs of Suicide
    This week I was asked, “What are the warning signs for suicide?” This is a great question, and one that everyone should learn the answer…
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    Drexel’s ‘Healing Hurt People’ program helps young victims recover from emergency room trauma
    Sobering facts: For every black youth murdered in Philadelphia, 90 others experience grave injuries, including gunshot and stabbing wounds. Each year, more than 900 young…

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