Daily Archive: February 26, 2013

    As Sequester Looms, Republicans And Democrats Remain At Odds

    No progress to report in efforts to stave off looming government-wide spending cuts, President Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out for praise the few Republicans who say they’re open to aspects of his approach, seeking to turn up the heat on GOP leaders ahead of Friday’s deadline. …

    NAACP Detroit branch says state should partner with city, not oversee it

    The largest city in Michigan now faces the possibility of having to surrender its control over to state government. Is that the only solution to Detroit’s troubles?In the midst of mounting financial woe, it is yet and still apparent that many of the city’s residents don’t want to see local elected officials lose their power.Detroit’s NAACP held a…

    Detroit Lions launch new program to fight hunger

    Who wouldn’t want to hang out with their favorite Lions’ players? Add in that you’d be rubbing elbows for a good cause, and what more could you ask for?The team will host “Taste of the Lions” at Ford Field on May 7, 2013. It’s an event based on the NFL’s annual one that began in 1992 and has since raised $14 million.Detroit’s version of the…