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Closing the Kilpatrick saga

What the world witnessed in federal court in downtown Detroit on Monday in the sweeping corruption conviction of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his longtime friend and city contractor, Bobby Ferguson, and his father, Bernard Kilpatrick, was the bitter and painful ending of political power who once had the potential to not

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

EMU president cites university's strong efforts at tuition restraint

Over the last four years, Eastern Michigan University has clearly stamped itself as the statewide leader in keeping costs down for its students while still reinvesting in key academic facilities and programs, President Susan Martin said Tuesday (March 12) in testimony before Lansing lawmakers.

During her appearance before the House

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Mayor Bing: State Treasurer sent mixed messages to Detroit

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, in an exclusive interview with Bankole Thompson last week in his office, charged that State Treasurer Andy Dillon sent mixed messages to different Detroit civic groups, lamenting that he wished Dillon had been straightforward in his meetings with various government and civic organs in the city. Bing also said

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Beyonce to star in animated movie 'Epic'

 

Beyonce Knowles-Carter is moving full-steam ahead with her plans to dominate every aspect of the entertainment world in 2013. In addition to scoring the $50 million contract with Pepsi, performing the halftime show for the Superbowl, releasing her fifth studio album, and going on a worldwide tour, the wife-mother-mogul is also

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit