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    Duggan vs Napoloeon: Let The Debates Begin!

    The Michigan Chronicle is proud to announce it is teaming up with CBS 62 and Newsradio950 in the first televised mayoral debate airing Sunday in the historic election between former Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan and Sheriff Benny Napoleon.The highly anticipated debate between the two candidates will air as a special hour long “Michigan M…

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    City Council Rejects Belle Isle Lease

    The City Council on Monday rejected Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s agreement with the state for the lease of Belle Isle according to reports by Fox 2 News: Detroit City Council approved an alternate plan, a shorter lease of 10 years, by a vote of 4 – 2. JoAnne Watson and Brenda Jones voted no. The council says a shorter lease is better for the…

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    Government Shutdown – No End In Sight

    Washington (CNN) — After weeks of talking past each other, congressional leaders and President Barack Obama talked to each other Wednesday evening — only to emerge evidently no closer to a deal to halt the government’s budget stalemate.The White House meeting, coming a day after the start of the federal government shutdown, served at least one…

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    5 Problems, 5 Solutions

    5 problems with iOS 7, and how to fix them(CNN) — The new version of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 7, was released September 18 to mostly positive reviews.It was the biggest change to iOS since it was introduced six years ago, overhauled to add a slate of new features and a more streamlined, flat, abstract look.But nobody’s perfect, right?I…

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    Stalemate: Obama Rips GOP For Shutdown

    Washington (CNN) — Republicans forced an unnecessary budget crisis in their single-minded effort to dismantle health care reforms, President Barack Obama said Tuesday as frustration spread across Washington and the country on the first day of a government shutdown.In some of his strongest criticism to date, Obama said the shutdown is intended to…

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    Belle Isle Leased By State Of Michigan

    The state and city have signed an agreement on the lease of Belle Isle, according to published reports. According to the tweet from WXYZ EM Kevyn Orr approved the lease making Belle Isle the 102nd state park. In January the council rejected a state offer that proposed to save millions in annual operating costs for the city. …

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    Lions Beat Bears to Grab Division Lead

    The Lions put up 27 points in the second quarter on Sunday on their way to a 40-32 victory over the Chicago Bears. The score doesn’t reflect the Lions domination of the Bears. Chicago scored 16 points in the last four minutes of the game.In the second quarter, the Lions were able to score three touchdowns between 6:09 and 2:43 remaining. …

    The Isley-Kem Project

    Page 1 of 2 No one would have ever expected that the legendary Ron Isley and Detroit’s own Kem would one day record as a duo, but they have. The result of their collaboration, “My Favorite Thing,” featured on Isley’s “This Song Is For You” album, was also written and coproduced by Kem….

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    Jay-Z and Beyoncé: Super Rich

    In May 2003, Columbia Records released a single by Beyoncé titled “Crazy in Love.” It was a huge hit and was, in fact, the hottest song of that summer. One would assume that she had her husband, Jay-Z, at least partially in mind.Well, the super couple is also “crazy in wealth,” as was expressed in Forbes, the biweekly magazine that publishes…

    Celebrities Share Detroit Memories

    Page 1 of 2 In a new, luxury, lavished illustrated coffee table book titled “Heart Soul Detroit: Conversations on the Motor City,” notables from an array of fields, including entertainment, sports, art and politics, share their thoughts and remembrances about Detroit. The book was written by Matt Lee with photographs by Jenny Risher….

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    An Emmy No Black Actress Has Ever Won

    When the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards nominees were announced, hopes were high that an African-American actress — in this case Kerry Washington, star of the red hot series “Scandal” — would take home the coveted trophy.It had never happened before, and it didn’t happen that night, Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.The category in…