Joumana Kayrouz to cover ‘Metro Times’

April 22, 2014
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Joumana Kayrouz to cover ‘Metro Times’

She welcomes you when you enter Detroit, from every direction, with the one word that might just be Detroit’s biggest philosophical question: Injured? Joumana Kayrouz is deeper than the inflated image watching over Detroit, peddling justice to the poor and broken of the city. This Wednesday, Drew Philp takes us behind the billboard and...
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Metro Times wins heavy at the SPJ Awards

April 17, 2014
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Metro Times wins heavy at the SPJ Awards

Despite a turbulent 2013 which saw Metro Times change owners, move buildings and change editors twice, we picked up eight awards at the Society of Professional Journalists Awards on Wednesday night. The big winner was Robert Nixon, design manager, who picked up a first place for “Feature Page Design (Class A)” for our Josh...
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Who’s hot and who’s not in Detroit?

February 14, 2014
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As part of our Lust Poll, we pitted familiar local celebrities against each other to see who you thought was hotter. Here are the results: Attorney Joumana Kayrouz (62.4%) beat attorney Beth Bernstein (37.6%). Fox 2 news anchor Amy Andrews (62.3%) beat Channel 4 news anchor Carmen Harlan (37.7%). Actor Jeff Daniels (55.9%) beat...
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Metro Times Blowout Dates Announced, Submissions Accepted

January 22, 2014
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Now in its 17th year, Metro Times Blowout continues its run as one of the most legendary music events in metro Detroit. Thousands of bands from every genre imaginable have played everything from large music venues to the back rooms of dive bars. It’s in these places that music fans have unknowingly stumbled upon...
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Slip It To Us — Take Our 2014 Lust Issue Poll

January 20, 2014
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We know how much time you spend thinking about sex — the average American thinks about sex between 10 and 19 times a day. But we want more than that. We want you to fill us up — with your sexual knowledge, that is. Where you’ve been, what you’ve done, and who is hotter...
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Leadership Changes at Detroit Metro Times

January 9, 2014
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Leadership Changes at Detroit Metro Times

Jan. 9, 2014, DETROIT — Euclid Media Group, the new owners of Detroit Metro Times, have announced a change in management at the 34-year-old alternative newsweekly. Editor Bryan Gottlieb, who was hired in February 2013, will leave the position, which will be temporarily filled by Interim Editor Vince Grzegorek, who is the editor of...
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Freep Features Vile Spoof on its Homepage

August 14, 2013
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Freep Features Vile Spoof on its Homepage

  Eight days after he installed his controversial “Crisco Fist (Vessel of Hope)” under the Joe Louis fist, artist-provocateur Jerry Vile has targeted the city of Detroit again. And once again, it didn’t take long for his statement pieces to be taken down. Driven by Detroit’s recent bankruptcy filing, Vile and a small crew...
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Hugh Douglas to Michael Smith: “You an Uncle Tom!”

August 14, 2013
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ESPN fired contributor Hugh Douglas on Tuesday, a week after he reportedly made some racially charged remarks toward his “Numbers Never Lie” cohost Michael Smith. The former Eagles lineman was let go after allegedly calling Smith “Uncle Tom” and threatening to beat him up while the two were attending the National Association of Black Journalists...
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Police Release Photo of Potential Witness in U-M Murder

August 1, 2013
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Police Release Photo of Potential Witness in U-M Murder

Ann Arbor police want to speak to a potential witness spotted on North Ingalls Street on July 23, the same night Paul DeWolf was killed in his home. Ann Arbor police Detective Lt. Robert Pfannes said the man was near DeWolf’s home in the Phi Rho Sigma medical fraternity in the 200 block of North Ingalls Street on July 23....
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UAW Set to Open Contract Talks with State

July 30, 2013
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LANSING—UAW President Bob King and UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada will join State of Michigan officials at a news conference July 31 for the official handshake signifying the start of 2013 labor negotiations. State of Michigan workers represented by UAW Local 6000 are employed in various sectors of state service in the human services...
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