Daily Archives: July 27, 2018

Michigan Says Flint Ignoring Millions in Water Crisis Funds « Detroit News Watch

FLINT (AP) — Flint appears to be ignoring tens of millions of dollars in federal and state funds available to cover lead service line replacement following the city’s lead-tainted water crisis, according to Michigan officials. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality sent a letter Wednesday to the city’s chief financial officer, Hughey Newsome. Flint has only drawn 17 percent, or ...

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Brian Calley Attacks Bill Schuette  –  Deadline Detroit

Brian Calley and Bill Schuette Bill Ballenger and Dennis Denno, veterans of Michigan politics, discuss fresh issues on “The Friday Morning Podcast,” sponsored by Deadline Detroit: MSU Interim President John Engler testifies to a U.S. Senate committee. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley claims gubernatorial rival Bill Schuette has worked as attorney general only 104 days ...

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Lots Of Baseball « Detroit News Watch

Cleveland Indians vs. Detroit TigersFriday, July 27, 2018, 7:10 pm ET CLEVELAND -200 The projection model forecasts a win by the Indians more than 70 percent of the time Friday against the Tigers, and with a margin of nearly two runs per contest. These numbers justify a play on the large favorite. The Indians are on a 6-1 road clip ...

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‘No, I Don’t Sleep or Shower with the Hijab on,’ Ammara Ansari Explains –  Deadline Detroit

Ammara Ansari of Canton, a second-year masters student at the University of Michigan, knows first-hand that some of us should think before speaking ignorantly and insensitively to a Muslim woman with a hijab. Actually, some may understate those who can benefit from her new list of “ridiculous conversations” to avoid, posted at Eclectablog. She became a regular ...

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18 Things To Know About The WWE Star, Ex-UFC Champ « Detroit News Watch

By Norm Elrod Ronda Rousey is taking WWE by storm, but that’s generally her approach to things. Once the world’s most dominant female fighter, taking down opponent after opponent via armbar within seconds, she’s widely credited with establishing and elevating women’s mixed martial arts. But her accomplishments also include a bronze medal in Judo at the Olympics and now a ...

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Hostile New Emails Show GOP Plotting to Gerrymander Maps in Michigan « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Emails produced in a lawsuit over Michigan’s legislative and congressional maps show Republicans eager to pack Democratic voters in certain districts after the 2010 census. In 2011, Jack Daly told others that he wants to “cram ALL of the Dem garbage” into four districts in southeastern Michigan. Daly at the time was chief of staff to U.S. ...

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WWE To Make History With Evolution « Detroit News Watch

By Chuck Carroll History (n): A continuous, systematic narrative of past events as relating to a particular people, country, period, person, etc., usually written as a chronological account; chronicle. Odds are when you think about history, visions of textbooks that painstakingly outline every battle fought in the Civil War or the events the precipitated the fall of the Roman Empire ...

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