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Serena and Venus double up!

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LONDON — Serena and Venus Williams have made the Wimbledon Lawn and Tennis Center their personal playground. The sisters have each won five Wimbledon singles titles.

For Serena it has been an unbelievable month. First, she wins her fifth Wimbledon Grand Slam singles, then she comes right back and doubles her pleasure with two more gold medals, one in

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Johnson: Is Bing for Detroit - or Obama?

Johnson: Is Bing for Detroit - or Obama?

The Michigan Supreme Court's narrow decision to put Public Act 4, the Emergency Manager Law, on the November ballot was the right thing to do. But the ruling presents for Mayor Dave Bing - who has publicly declared his opposition to the act - a political dilemma. Will he campaign for its repeal - or its defeat? The law was passed by the

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Michigan Supreme Court: Put PA4 on November ballot

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The Michigan Supreme Court ruled on Friday, Aug. 3, that a repeal of the Public Act 4, Emergency Financial Law should be placed on the Nov. 6 ballot.

Michigan’s highest court is controlled by Republicans, 4-3. However, GOP Justice Mary Beth Kelly broke from the majority in this case and provided the decisive vote to order the state Board of C

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Reflections: 'Unsung : A treasure

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TV One, the cable channel, is to be commended and loudly applauded for “Unsung,” the series of hour-long documentaries that focus on Black recording artists who have had a lot of success, yet are deserving of more recognition.

The shows are informative, well-researched, and feature the artists themselves revealing their truths and sharing their

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit