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Wayne State University Offers FREE Parking to All Freshmen

According to Crain’s Detroit Business, Wayne State University president, M. Roy Wilson, will dip into his budget to pay for a new free parking program for incoming freshmen this fall. “Students kept saying parking is too expensive, so we proposed a model that Oakland University uses,” said Anthony Eid, president of the Wayne State Student Senate. Oakland University’s parking costs are built into the tuition and fees paid by students. At Wayne State’s main campus in Detroit, students can purchase semester parking passes or pay daily fees to park in structures and lots. Parking passes are $287 per semester, while...

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FDA Recalls Hostess Treats!

Hostess Brands, LLC is recalling 710,000 cases of select snack cakes and donuts as a direct result of the recent recall by our supplier, Grain Craft, of certain lots of its flour for undeclared peanut residue. The Hostess Brands products subject to the recall were produced using the Grain Craft flour that has now been recalled and, as a result, these products may contain low levels of undeclared peanut residue. While those who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing peanut allergens, the amount...

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Shaq’s Son Considers MSU

According to Kyle Austin of MLive, Shareef O’Neal, the son of NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, is reportedly interested in Michigan State. Shaq went on his podcast, “The Big Podcast with Shaq”,  recently and revealed that now that his son’s recruiting process is underway, he will be looking harder at some schools. O’Neal claimed that there were three schools he has expressed interest in: Kentucky, Duke and MSU. Although the Four-Star power forward (who stands at 6 foot, 7 inches) doesn’t graduate high school until 2018, MSU still remains a favorite of his!  ...

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They Want How Much?

A former ice-cream store featuring a giant cow head on Detroit’s east side is up for sale. The price tag? $89,000. The small, abandoned building sits on a largely vacant stretch of Mack Avenue about six blocks east of Conner. Many of the residential streets surrounding the building are dotted with vacant lots, buildings and houses.   We think this will be “For Sale” for...

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Former Detroit EAA Principal Sentenced to 12 Months in Prison!

June 2nd, 2016 Kenyetta Wilbourn-Snapp, 41-years-old, a former Educational Achievement Authority (“EAA”) principal of Denby High School and later of Mumford High School, was sentenced today. On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016, Snapp received twelve months in prison as a result of her pleading guilty earlier this year to conspiracy to commit federal program bribery and federal income tax evasion charges, United States Attorney Barbara L. McQuade announced. In addition, Snapp was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $58,050 to EAA as well as $26,233 to the Internal Revenue Service. “Ms. Snapp deserves to spend time in prison for...

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