Daily Archive: July 31, 2013

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    Napoleon Makes The Case For Detroit Mayor

    Benny Napoleon was born, raised, and still lives in Detroit. He currently serves as Wayne County sheriff. He is a former chief of police for the Detroit Police Department and holds the distinction of serving as the department’s youngest chief ever. Overall, Napoleon has more than 38 years of public service experience, which includes a stint as a…

    Fast Food Worker Strike Update

    Page 1 of 2 A Lincoln Park Checkers was forced to close and a Southfield McDonald’s was the site of a strike after workers at both restaurants walked off the job Tuesday night. The Checkers was shuttered around 10:30 p.m.. The actions were part of the D15 campaign, which seeks a $15 hourly wage and for workers to be able to form a union without…

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    We Endorse Napoleon For Mayor

    Detroit is in the midst of an unprecedented municipal financial collapse. An $18 billion mountain of debt is a staggering number that is shocking for anyone who lives, works or is invested, in this great city. To continue to deny that we have a financial crisis is to live under a rock. Furthermore, city services in Detroit are nowhere close to the…

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    Mugabe: There’s No Vote-Rigging Happening In Zimbabwe

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — On the eve of elections in Zimbabwe, longtime President Robert Mugabe denied on Tuesday that his supporters have engaged in vote-rigging despite widespread allegations of irregularities in the run-up to the polls. He also said he would step down if he loses the elections after 33 years at the helm of a once prosperous …