Insane Clown Posse lawsuit tossed out of court

July 8, 2014
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Insane Clown Posse lawsuit tossed out of court

A federal lawsuit brought by the Insane Clown Posse and the ACLU to remove Juggalos, the rap duo’s fans, from an FBI list describing them as a gang was dismissed today. As Metro Times reported in a cover story this January, the lawsuit’s origins dated back to 2011, when, “as part of the DOJ’s National Gang...
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Eight out of 25 of the fastest-shrinking U.S. cities are in Michigan

July 8, 2014
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#468477889 / gettyimages.com Bloomberg posted this list of the fastest-shrinking U.S. cities back in May, but we just noticed a sobering fact about the list — 8 out of the 25 of its cities are in Michigan. Bloomberg ranked U.S. cities based on the percentage change in population from 2012 to 2013. Only cities with at least...
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New York Times looking for North End residents

July 7, 2014
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The New York Times kicked off a series this week on Detroit’s North End neighborhood. It’s the first of what will likely be many stories on the city’s efforts to rebuild itself as it prepares to exit bankruptcy. As writer John Eligon says in today’s story, tracking “what happens in this neighborhood this year and next will tell a...
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DIA to provide free busing for Wayne County residents on Wayne County Day

July 7, 2014
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The DIA is making an offer that might be hard for Wayne County residents to refuse: it will provide free bus transportation  for Wayne County residents to and from the museum on Saturday, July 26 as part of its second “Wayne County Day.” Admission to the DIA has already been free for residents of...
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Detroit-based literacy program to debut July 10

July 7, 2014
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Detroit-based literacy program to debut July 10

Reading & Rhythm on the Riverfront, an annual summer literacy program hosted by the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy and the GM Foundation, is set to kick off this Thursday, July 10 at 11 a.m. at Rivard Plaza. The program, which is geared toward children between the ages of 3 and 10, will take place every...
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Disclosure’s Wild Life show series comes to Freedom Hill

July 7, 2014
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Disclosure’s Wild Life show series comes to Freedom Hill

Earlier this year British electronic duo Disclosure announced a short series of concerts that would take place around the United States. This traveling music festival, known as Wild Life,  has included artists like Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Kaytranada, Green Velvet, and more. Announced for a stint at Sterling Height’s Freedom Hill on August 2,...
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