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    Detroit’s Obamacare Bailout

    Could ObamaCare be part of bailing out Detroit? It’s possible, as city officials look for ways to cut on retiree health care cost as they begin bankruptcy hearings.The New York Times reported Monday that the city is proposing a plan aimed at reducing its $5.7 billion in outstanding retiree health costs.City leaders want to take those retirees too…

    Meijer Makes History As It Opens Its First Supercenter In Detroit

    Page 1 of 2As the pioneer of the “one-stop shopping” experience, Meijer will once again make history as it opens its first supercenter in the city of Detroit next week at the Gateway Marketplace shopping center.The July 25 opening celebrates the retailer’s commitment to the city and its residents. At the former Michigan State Fairgrounds, the…

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    NAACP Petition Seeking City Council Support

    The NAACP petition calling for federal charges against George Zimmerman in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin may have the support of Detroit City Council.Sources report that Councilwoman JoAnn Watson is expected to propose the resolution at city council’s meeting on Tuesday, supporting the petition that calls for civil rights violations be f…

    Black Slate, Inc., Eastside Community Slate and Fannie Lou Hamer

    Black Slate, Inc. Eastside Community Slate and the Fannie Lou Hamer Political Action Committee will join together to hast a series of City Council District and Police District Forums to help educate voters for the City of Detroit’s upcoming 2013 elections. This announcement was made at a press conference held today, W…

    DURHAL FILES SIGNATURES FOR MAYOR

    DETROIT – Fred Durhal Jr. officially jumped into the Detroit Mayor’s race today when he filed petitions with 1000 signatures this afternoon at the Detroit City Clerk’s office.“I am ready to share my plans to bring the great city of Detroit back to prominence,” said Durhal. “Detroit citizens have been ill-served for too long and they deserve a city…

    Michelle Obama takes violence in Chicago ‘personal’

    As a native Chicagoan, first lady Michelle Obama says violence in the city is “personal”. On Wed., Apr 10 Obama returned home to give an emotional plea to civic leaders. Standing alongside Mayor Rahm Emanuel, she urged them to help raise $50 million to fund anti-violence youth programs throughout the city. “I am here t…