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    Duggan critics vow to continue ballot challenge

    Page 1 of 2By Bankole ThompsonCHRONICLE SENIOR EDITORTom Barrow, the boisterous mayoral contender who initially succeeded in knocking his opponent, Mike Duggan, former CEO of the Detroit Medical Center off the Aug. 6 primary ballot, has vowed to continue his challenge after Duggan announced a write-in campaign last week….

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    UPDATE: Duggan Court of Appeals Decision

    UPDATE: After receiving word that the Michigan Court of Appeals has affirmed Judge Popke’s ruling that he is ineligible to appear on the August 6th ballot for Mayor, Mike Duggan will take the rest of today to consider his options and address the media at 10:00 AM Wednesday, June 19, 2012 at his campaign headquarters at 2751 E. Jefferson Ave.Accordi…

    Bill Proctor retiring after thirty-three years

    After thirty-three years of being a staple in Detroit media with WXYZ-TV, award-winning reporter Bill Proctor announced his retirement, effective May 10th. Proctor joined WXYZ-TV in May of 1980 as general assignment writer. Throughout his career, Proctor has received numerous accolades, including the 1999 Best Coverage Award…

    Snoop debuts his new Reggae sound with No Guns Allowed

    No longer Snoop D-O-Double G, Snoop Lion is gearing up to release his twelfth studio album in May entitled “Reincarnated”. In case you missed it, after a “pilgrimage” to Jamaica, Snoop found spiritual enlightenment, converted to Rastafarianism and changed his name to Snoop Lion. His new, reggae sound is all about peace and love, not s…

    Kwame Kilpatrick’s request for bond release denied

    Kwame Kilpatrick is pulling out all the stops to get out of jail, at least temporarily. His latest attempt, however has failed. The ex-mayor’s request for release on bond until sentencing has been denied by a federal court judge. U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds made the decision, citing Kilpatrick’s criminal record and a…

    Miracles singer Bobby Rogers dies at age 73

    Page 1 of 2 Motown has suffered another loss this weekend. Bobby Rogers, founding member of the famed Motown group the Miracles passed away Sunday morning in his home in Southfield. Sources close to the singer say he had been sick for several years and in December of last year, his health began its final decline. His cousin and…

    Michael Winans Jr. sentenced to 13 years in prison for ponzi scheme

    A member of gospel music’s most recognized families is headed to jail. On Wednesday, Feb. 28 Michael Winans’ Jr. was sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison for an $8 million financial scam that left his victims penniless and in despair. U.S. District Judge Sean Cox showed no mercy, asserting that as an long-time member of…