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MSU, U-M alumni compete to raise funds for Detroit rape kits

10/26/16

MSU, U-M alumni compete to raise funds for Detroit rape kits

A fundraising competition between alumni of the two schools supports the African American 490 Challenge, a campaign to process untested rape kits

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Noir Diamonds offers underserved youth a leg up with free etiquette, leadership classes

10/24/16

Noir Diamonds offers underserved youth a leg up with free etiquette, leadership classes

Founder Maryam Basir starts a non-profit organization to teach young girls proper business and personal etiquette along with leadership skills to put them ahead of the curve.

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Detroit Land Bank to offer refund to woman in Facebook video

10/21/16

Detroit Land Bank to offer refund to woman in Facebook video

The woman says she purchased a home through the land bank that "should've been on the demo list."

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Free Press columnist Drew Sharp dies

10/21/16

Free Press columnist Drew Sharp dies

The newspaper's longtime sports columnist died Friday morning.

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Hepatitis A cases linked to Whole Foods in Midtown Detroit

10/20/16

Hepatitis A cases linked to Whole Foods in Midtown Detroit

Two people have been diagnosed with the disease in connection with the market’s prepared foods.

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Wayne County exits consent agreement with state

10/20/16

Wayne County exits consent agreement with state

The county still has yet to address a $636.5 million shortfall in its pension fund and secure funds for an unfinished jail site downtown, however.

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Leadership for Women conference arrives in Detroit this weekend

10/18/16

Leadership for Women conference arrives in Detroit this weekend

Learn more about this nonprofit that shows women the keys to personal and professional success beyond the traditional women's expo.

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Elite Mr. Alan's opening new store on Six Mile and Grand River

10/17/16

Elite Mr. Alan's opening new store on Six Mile and Grand River

The chain of shoe stores is planning to open seven new locations in the coming years.

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FREE & CHEAP: 6 things to do the week of November 28

10/17/16

FREE & CHEAP: 6 things to do the week of November 28

These free and cheap events will keep you busy this week.

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The Motown Museum is getting a $50 million expansion

10/17/16

The Motown Museum is getting a $50 million expansion

New state-of-the-art entertainment options will be built around the original Hitsville U.S.A. studio.

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