Category: Community

Over 75 Stores (And Counting) Will Be Closed on Thanksgiving This Year

More than 75 big name stores have announced Thanksgiving closures, already, and the list is expected to grow. BestBlackFriday.com released a list of stores who will be closed for the holiday. As always, check your local stores to be sure. Stores Closed on Thanksgiving Day 2017: A.C. Moore Abt Electronics Academy Sports + Outdoors At Home BJ’s Wholesale Club Blain’s Farm and Fleet Burlington Cabela’s Cost Plus World Market Costco Craft Warehouse Crate and Barrel DSW – Designer Shoe Warehouse Ethan Allen Gardner-White Furniture Guitar Center H&M Half Price Books Harbor Freight Hobby Lobby Home Depot HomeGoods Homesense IKEA JOANN...

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13 Michigan schools receive National Blue Ribbon honors

Thirteen schools in Michigan have received National Blue Ribbon honors for 2017. The program recognizes public and private elementary, middle and high schools where students achieve very high learning standards or are making notable improvements in closing the achievement gap. The program is in its 35th year and more than 8,500 schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools. An awards ceremony is scheduled Nov. 6-7 in Washington. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says “National Blue Ribbon Schools are active demonstrations of preparing every child for a bright future.” The Michigan schools are in Rochester Hills, Byron Center, Otsego, Boon,...

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Leader of large white power group in Metro Detroit works to unite all hate groups

Roseville man leads what some consider largest white power group in country DETROIT – Racial tensions are running high across the country, from the NFL’s national anthem controversy to a white supremacy group suing Michigan State University to the recent violence in Charlottesville. Law enforcement experts said hate groups are seizing the opportunity to increase membership. One of the largest white power groups in America is headquartered in Southeast Michigan. It’s an organization the Local 4 Defenders have exposed before, and now Kevin Dietz took a look at how the National Socialist Movement is going mainstream to recruit new members....

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