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Megan Brown just became editor of the Michigan Law Review, the first African-American editor in the publication’s 115-year history.

Megan Brown claimed both Atlanta and Detroit as places she grew up. “When I’m in Michigan, I say I’m from Atlanta; when I’m in Atlanta, I say I’m from Michigan,’’ said Brown. “I don’t think I’m a full Michigander and I don’t think I’m a full Georgian.” But now she’s a full-time editor. Brown, 25, was named editor-in-chief of the University of Michigan Law Review, which is run by students. By all accounts, she is the first African American to run the prestigious review. Continue this story HERE!...

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Oakland County woman wins $100,000 playing Michigan Lottery online

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – An Oakland County woman won $100,000 playing the Michigan Lottery’s 25 Card Cash game online Friday. “I was playing the 25 Card Cash game on my son’s laptop and when I saw I won $100,000, I didn’t think it was real,” said the player, who chose to remain anonymous. “I had the strangest feeling come over me. It was like I died and came back to life!” She plans to buy a home with the winnings as well as share some of the money with her parents and take her children to Disney World. “I’m still in shock. I work two...

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BREAKING: US Olympic Committee gives USA Gymnastics board six days to resign or federation will be decertified.

USA Gymnastics’ status as the sport’s national governing body will be terminated unless it meets six conditions set out by the U.S. Olympic Committee, including the resignation of the entire board by next Wednesday. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun outlined the conditions in an email sent Thursday to the USA Gymnastics board. While Blackmun had called on the board to resign Wednesday in an open letter to the Olympic community, the email was far more specific in both what the USOC expects from USA Gymnastics and the repercussions if it doesn’t deliver. The letter comes a day after former national team doctor Larry Nassar...

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BREAKING: Larry Nassar Sentenced to 40-175 Years in Prison in Sexual Abuse Case

LANSING, Mich. – Former sports physician Larry Nassar has been sentenced 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing young athletes. More than 150 victims — 156 to be exact — delivered impact statements during the seven-day sentencing hearing that started last week. Nassar, who worked as a physician for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, sat and listened to each statement as many were followed by a courtroom applause. Read the full story here!...

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