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    Pure Michigan unveils photoWalk along Detroit Riverfront
    Project to commemorate one-million Facebook fan milestone, highlight Michigan’s beautiful destinations More than 1,000 photos submitted by Pure Michigan fans were installed and unveiled today…
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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…

    Promotion and Partnership for Free Nieghborhood Day

    NATIONAL NEWS

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    Just…No: Virginia Politician Who Denied Baby With Teen Staffer Stages Antebellum Family Photo
    Now officially a family portrait-Joe Morrissey says on @JackGravelyShow he is the father of his fmr secretary’s child pic.twitter.com/cRHxcNuOXi — Joe St. George (@JoeStGeorge) May…
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    Louis “Thunder Thumbs” Johnson Of The Brothers Johnson, Dies at 60 [VIDEO]
    Louis E. Johnson (pictured right), founding member and one half of funk band The Brothers Johnson who is widely hailed as one of the greatest…

    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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    Lance Gross Says ‘I Do': Actor Marries Longtime Girlfriend Rebecca Jefferson [PHOTOS]
    Lance Gross is officially off the market. The “House Of Payne” and “Crisis” star married fiancee, stylist Rebecca Jefferson Saturday in a beautiful ceremony in…
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    Chance The Rapper Wants To #SaveChicago
    As Summertime in the Chi gets underway, with all its wonderful festivals, beaches, and endless amounts of things to do, people in the city also…
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    Akon Has Been Working: New Academy To Provide 600 Million With Electricity In Africa
    In case you’ve been wondering what Akon is up to these days, he has apparently been busy with  launching a new academy that is set to…
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    Jason Derulo Says It Will Take ‘A Miracle’ For Him To Want Another Relationship After Jordin Sparks
    Jason Derulo clearly has some bad feelings left over about his ex Jordin Sparks. In an interview with Billboard Mag, he says: “I do get tired…
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    Taye Diggs Jokes About His ‘Inner Homosexuality’
    Taye Diggs was recently cast as the lead role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, which makes him the first Black man to…
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    Nina Simone’s estate accuses Sony of piracy
    There’s more drama afoot for the Nina Simone estate. The iconic singer’s heirs are battling Sony, her former label, for allegedly pirating her music. According…

    LIFESTYLE

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    Kim Kardashian Shares Never-Before-Seen Photos On One-Year Anniversary With Kanye West [PHOTOS]
    Well, Kim and Kanye made it way longer than anyone thought they would have! No, all jokes aside, happy one year anniversary to the celeb…
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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…

    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’ career 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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    Henry Ford Health System ranked first in health care for Diversity
    The ranking by New Jersey-based DiversityInc cited Henry Ford’s diverse workforce and network of suppliers, support of the community it serves and its leadership in…
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    Senator Stabenow Announces Important Step to improve and expand access to mental health care
    First-of-its-Kind Community Mental Health Initiative Made Possible by Senator Stabenow’s Excellence in Mental Health Act U.S. Debbie Stabenow today announced the launch of a new…
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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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