Daily Archives: July 11, 2018

Federal Prosecutor Quits to Run for Michigan AG « Detroit News Watch

BERKLEY – (AP) — A federal prosecutor has quit his job to launch an independent candidacy for Michigan attorney general. Christopher Graveline headed the violent crime unit at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Detroit, prosecuting gang members and drug traffickers. He faces a July 19 deadline to collect 30,000 signatures from voters to get on the November ballot. Graveline has ...

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Detroit Auto Show Moves to June 2020 –  Deadline Detroit

You’ll look better outdoors, anyway. It’s been rumored for months and discussed for years, and now it’s more or less official: The North American International Auto Show moves from January to June in 2020, The Detroit News reports.  The show, which has faced the exodus of many European brands in recent years, will rebrand itself as ...

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Non-Profit Launches Foster Program in Response to Opioid Crisis « Detroit News Watch

Union City, Georgia (WGCL) — The longtime Georgia non-profit Christian City Children’s Village is launching a massive foster program in response to the opioid crisis that’s taking parents from children. They say the opioid crisis has caused foster care needs to increase by 100 percent in the last five years in Georgia. After 53 years of serving children on campus, ...

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Fans Salute Brandstatter — ‘the Ernie Harwell for Lions Football,’ One Says –  Deadline Detroit

Football fans and fellow broadcasters are among admirers posting salutes to legendary sportscaster Jim Brandstatter, whose three decades as the Detroit Lions’ radio voice end abruptly with a termination decision delivered by phone. Jim Brandstatter: “I had a great run.” (Photo from his Facebook page) After he tweeted news of WJR’s sudden dismissal Tuesday morning, the ...

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The most grassroots community in Detroit? Grandmont Rosedale abounds in homegrown outlets

Disclaimer: The author grew up in Grandmont Rosedale. His father, Frank Lanzilote, appears in this piece. Mary Madigan was frustrated. As her children left home for college and work, she had more time to stroll the verdant, tree-lined streets near her North Rosedale Park home — and to notice the litter blowing through the neighborhood.  Aggravated, she brought together a ...

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