ACCESS hosting job fair Wednesday featuring over 40 employers

June 2, 2014
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Dearborn-based ACCESS, an Arab-American human services nonprofit, will sponsor a job fair in Detroit Wednesday. ACCESS says more than 40 employers will be featured  from a vast array of fields, including education, banking, human services and more — “with several hundred positions to fill.” Representatives from AAA, Meijer, Quicken Loans, the Detroit Police Department, the...
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Task force releases map of Detroit’s blight

June 2, 2014
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The Detroit Blight Removal Task Force, an effort between the Obama Administration and the city of Detroit, released a 331-page report detailing the extent of Detroit’s blight last week. The full report recommends the demolition of 40,000 properties within the next five years — an effort the report estimates would cost at least $850 million. The...
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Galarraga, four years on …

June 2, 2014
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Galarraga, four years on …

Here’s a bit of talk for the water cooler today: Lest we forget, it was four years ago at Comerica Park that Armando Galarraga pitched what should have gone down in history as a perfect game. Unfortunately, a flubbed call by umpire Jim Joyce robbed Galarraga of the honor. In baseball, as we all...
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Hey Hey, The Monkees live in Detroit

June 2, 2014
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Hey Hey, The Monkees live in Detroit

Much has been written about the Monkees over the years, but much of it has been ill-informed and based on rumor rather than fact. The biggest slight that has been repeatedly thrown at the band is that it isn’t really a band at all, just a group of actors plopped together for a TV...
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Detroit Grand Prix

June 1, 2014
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Detroit Grand Prix

The last day of the Detroit Grand Prix is today! Professional race car driver Ryan Briscoe was kind enough to give media folk like me a cruise around the track. HOLY FAST TRACK! Who needs beer when you have speed? I think I’m hooked. You can check out the Grand Prix today on Belle Isle.
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Tonight at 5e Gallery!

May 31, 2014
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Tonight we celebrate the 5th anniversary of the 5e Gallery, celebrating Women in Hip Hop! Goin down all day and into the morning. Check it out!
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