Daily Archive: May 23, 2013

    Inkster Resident Turns 114 Today: America’s Oldest Person

    The oldest woman in the U.S. is pushing off questions about her longevity to a higher power. When Jeralean Talley (pictured) was asked why she thinks she has lived so long, the 113-year-old from suburban Detroit lifted her arm and pointed to the sky. “Don’t ask me,” she said. “Ask Him.”Talley, who was born May 23, 1899,…

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    Atlanta’s Archbishop Honored

    The Most Rev. Wilton D. Gregory, sixth archbishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, was recently awarded a Doctorate in Theology, honoris causa, by Catholic Theological…

    UPDATE: Election commission decides to keep Duggan on the ballot

    Today the election commission decided to keep mayoral candidate, Mike Duggan on the ballot despite Tom Barrow’s claim Duggan was ineligible to run for mayor. The commission concluded a candidate must be a qualified resident and registered voter in the city of Detroit one year prior to the filing deadline. …

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    Mel Watt is ‘The Man’

    President Obama has named Melvin L. Watt (D-N.C.) as overseer of government-backed mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But, there’s rising skepticism, on both…

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    Cleveland Eateries Promise Charles Ramsey Free Burgers For Life

    The man who famously put down his Big Mac to help rescue three women held captive for a decade in an Ohio house will never have to pay for another burger in his hometown. Charles Ramsey has been promised free burgers for life at more than a dozen Cleveland-area restaurants. The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reports that the restaurant where …

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    Funeral Program For Malcolm Shabazz Released

    Two days after the birthday of human rights leader Malcolm X his grandson, Malcolm Shabazz, was buried next to him and his wife, Dr. Betty Shabazz, at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, NY, according to a statement released by Shabazz family spokesperson, Terrie Williams. …