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Sat04192014

Voting rights act as needed as ever

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the Voting Rights Act in the case of Shelby v. Holder. On the same day, across the street in the congressional rotunda, a statue honoring Rosa Parks will be unveiled. And one week later, the nation will celebrate the 48th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the march from Selma to Montgomery that

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Need for Speed to Be Filmed in Detroit this Summer

 

Detroit will once again be the set of a Hollywood movie. The popular racing video game, "Need for Speed" will be filmed in Detroit this summer. According to the Michigan Film office, DreamWorks Studio has been awarded a tax incentive from the state of $1,370,852 on nearly $5 million of projected in-state expenditures.

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Janet Jackson Married!

Janet Jackson and Wissam Al Mana tied the knot! It had been rumored that the lovebirds would get married in Qatar later this year, but we now know that the couple got married last year.

“The rumors regarding an extravagant wedding are simply not true. Last year we were married in a quiet, private and beautiful ceremony,” the cou

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Need for Speed to Be Filmed in Detroit this Summer

Detroit will once again be the set of a Hollywood movie. The popular racing video game, "Need for Speed" will be filmed in Detroit this summer. According to the Michigan Film office, DreamWorks Studio has been awarded a tax incentive from the state of $1,370,852 on nearly $5 million of projected in-state expenditures.

The movie

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Same song… second verse.

 That’s my reaction to last week’s news that the state team charged with reviewing Detroit’s financial condition has unanimously concluded that a financial emergency exists in the city.

 To quote them exactly: “…a financial emergency exists because no satisfactory plan exists within the City of Detroit to resolve a severe financial pro

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