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Can Detroit Be Saved?

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City engulfed in scandals, financial crisis and leadership challenges

The leadership challenges facing Detroit are begging for answers that are hard to find in this town.

Because failed political leadership, accompanied by an enabling resistant culture, is the order of the day, and people for so long have not demanded much from those who have been

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Documentary The Cheshire Murders debuts July 22

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In the early-morning hours of July 23, 2007, in Cheshire, Conn., ex-convicts Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky broke into the family home of Dr. William Petit, his wife, Jennifer Hawke-Petit, and their daughters, Michaela, 11, and Hayley, 17. Dr. Petit was beaten and tied to a pole in the basement. The three women were bound in

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Performance Network Theatre’s July Fireside New Play Festival

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Performance Network Theatre's Fireside New Play Festival is the perfect opportunity to for audiences to share their opinions about four of the hottest new plays that no one has ever seen on Sunday, July 21 through Wednesday, July 24 at 7pm with works by Martyna Majok, Kirsten Knisely, Sean Christopher Lewis, and Brooke Berman. Tickets are

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Senate Democrats to Push for Vote on Medicaid Expansion Tomorrow

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The Michigan Senate Democrats will be pushing for a vote on HB 4714 at Senate session tomorrow to expand Medicaid to 470,000 low-income residents in Michigan. The Senate Republican Majority is treating the July 3rd session as a formality and plans to gavel in and out without taking any votes. Michigan Senate Democrats, Congressman John Dingell and

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Colleges should commit to foster diversity, NAACP urges

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By Bankole Thompson
CHRONICLE SENIOR EDITOR

Following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week on sending the affirmative action case in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin back to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, civil rights organizations and leaders are urging universities not to waiver under the pressure of the latest ruling and

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