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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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Bankole: Put Diversity in the Forefront at Mackinac

  The Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island has become a must-attend ritual for business, political, education and community leaders. This year’s conference May 31-June 3 should put a stronger emphasis on racial diversity and inclusion as being part of the heralded comeback of Detroit. Chamber officials tell me they have a panel on Thursday, the last day of the conference, to tackle economic opportunity and inclusion. “While business and economic issues frequently take center stage at the conference, a growing number of our business and civic leaders are concerned about issues such as cultural cohesion...

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Flint Water OK for Bathing?

June 1, 2016 Scientists say that the water in Flint is finally ok for hand washing and bathing. A lab team led by engineering professor Marc Edwards of Virginia Tech has sent an update stating that the samples received from Flint homes and buildings, were tested throughly and have come back well enough to bathe in, although filters should still be used. Flint still needs...

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Detroit Woman Punched at Bus Stop

June 1st, 2016 A woman is jumped and punched in the face while trying to protect her elderly father from a group of thieves. Ms. B (as she would like to be identified) said she was walking to a corner store near Harper and Chalmers Tuesday afternoon to get ice when she saw something that caught her attention. I saw 4 to 5 black males standing around my father at bus stop. I said something about this is not right,” Ms. B said. “They were standing around like they were waiting for the bus as well,” she said. “And then...

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