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Sun04202014

Despite tumultuous tenure, Bing Credited With Many Accomplishments

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As the city names new leadership, Mayor Dave Bing is credited with taking over a city in shambles and restoring morality to the mayor’s office. His accomplishments include the following.

PUBLIC SAFETY

New state-of-the-art, $60 million Public Safety Headquarters opens this summer

Fourteen police mini-stations open in neighborhoods and some recreation

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New Detroit City Council and Other Election Results

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For the first time, Detroiters chose their city council by district — seven districts and two at-large.

Brenda Jones and Saunteel Jenkins, both incumbents, won the two at-large seats.

James Tate, another council incumbent, triumphed over his competition, Wanda Hill, in District 1.

George Cushingberry, Jr. beat out Richard Bowers, Jr. in District 2,

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Get Out And Vote Detroit! What You NEED To Know

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Voters across Detroit will go to the polls Tuesday to elect a mayor, city council, city clerk and police commissioner. Detroit residents can find their sample ballots on michigan.gov/vote or CLICK HERE

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day.

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The Pistons' Road to Relevance

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The Detroit Tigers have won three consecutive A.L. Central Division titles. The Detroit Red Wings have made the playoffs in 22 straight seasons (going for 23). The Detroit Lions made the playoffs in 2011 and

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The Rock Solid Career Of Laurence Fishburne

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Laurence John Fishburne III has come a long way since that day in 1973 when he auditioned for the part of Michael Evans (“the militant midget”) in a new Black sitcom called “Good Times.”

Although Fishburne was initially cast, the part ultimately went to Ralph Carter. The 12-year-old was disappointed but he moved on and hasn’t looked back.

Fishburne’s

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