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    In Final Mayoral Debate, Candidates Must Convince Detroit Voters

    Page 1 of 2Retired South African President Nelson Mandela once said, “A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger.”If these words ring true for one of the world’s most respected leaders, surely they can serve as a guiding light for Detroit as it…

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    HealthCare.gov: What works and what doesn’t

    Washington (CNN) — The government-run health insurance exchanges have been open for business for 20 days. But a host of issues have plagued the highly anticipated launch, making it difficult for both consumers and insurance providers.”There’s no sugarcoating it,” President Barack Obama said from the Rose Garden on Monday. “The problem has been…

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    Jim Leyland Announces Retirement

    2013 SEASON CAPS 22-YEAR MANAGERIAL CAREER FOR LEYLANDDETROIT — Jim Leyland, the third-winningest manager in Detroit Tigers franchise history, today announced his retirement after eight seasons as the team’s manager. Leyland, 68, guided the Tigers to their third straight American League Central Division Championship this season and leaves the…

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    Special Teams Errors Cost Lions

    Mike Nugent’s 54 yard field goal as time expired gave the Bengals a 27-24 victory over the Lions. This was set up by a poor 28 yard punt by Sam Martin. Nugent had already missed one field goal but was able to make his longest attempt when the game was on the line.Sam Martin has been spectacular for the Lions minus his last punt. The fifth round…

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    Tigers Come Within One Game of Elimination

    Game five was yet another showcase of how ineffective the Tigers offense has been. In the 4-3 loss, the Tigers were only able to produce one run in three different innings. They missed an opportunity in the first when Miguel Cabrera was thrown out at the plate. Cabrera ran through a stop sign at third and was out by a mile. Anibal Sanchez gave…

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    What Mama didn’t know (and did know)

    Without question, “Remembering Whitney” by Cissy Houston is one of the most captivating, incisive, honest and informative books ever written. In addition to learning so much about her superstar daughter Whitney, who was on her way to becoming an icon, the book provides plenty of information on Cissy Houston, a star in her own right, and provides an…

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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…