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Police in Detroit want to help children in the city read more often.

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Michigan State University graduate, now SportsCenter host on ESPN, Jemele Hill, made national headlines earlier this week when she called President Donald Trump a white supremacist via Twitter. ESPN issued a statement noting that Hill's comments do not represent the company and that they had addressed it with Hill. This morning on Twitter President Trump said ESPN "is paying a really big price for its politics (and bad programming). People are dumping it in RECORD numbers. Apologize for untruth."


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The public will be able to celebrate Motown's history in Detroit with an estate sale and live global auction.

Kwame Kilpatrick
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Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been ordered to pay $1.5 million to the city's water department.

This week marked the 30th anniversary of the deadliest plane crash in Michigan history, WKAR’s Karel Vega reports.

Detroit Water Front
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A new effort led by Detroit and Wayne State University seeks to reduce premature births and infant mortality in the city.

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R&B singer Trey Songz has reached a deal with prosecutors to reduce a felony assault charge stemming from a concert in Detroit.

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Crews are starting to board up about 11,000 vacant houses across Detroit.

Victor Robinson

Victor D. Robinson is a talented young leader that has carved out a career in community and youth development, constantly honing his passion for giving back and uplifting communities within Detroit.


Current Sports | August 9, 2017

Aug 9, 2017
Victor Robinson

Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather; Malik McDowell; Player Safety and Responsibility; Basketball and Diversity; Victor Robinson; Peaceplayers International; Detroit.


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A global conference focusing on cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies is planned this fall in Detroit.

Kwame Kilpatrick
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The federal government is recommending that former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's restitution in his corruption case be reduced again.

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Authorities say an underground electrical cable failure caused explosions in downtown Detroit that sent manhole covers into the air and prompted the evacuation of a restaurant and hotel.

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Gov. Rick Snyder ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff on Thursday in honor of a Detroit firefighter killed in the line of duty. 

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A federal judge has entered a not guilty plea for a former Fiat Chrysler executive facing conspiracy and tax charges alleging a multiyear scheme to reward a late union official and his wife with first-class travel, designer clothing and jewelry.

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