Monthly Archives: July 2018

Jack Lessenberry Sexually Harassed Students, Wayne State Inquiry Finds  –  Deadline Detroit

Retired journalism faculty member Jack Lessenberry “violated Wayne State University’s non-discrimination and sexual harassment policies,” the university says after what it calls “a very thorough investigation.” An undisclosed number of students were “mistreated by Mr. Lessenberry,” the two-month inquiry finds. It began days after Deadline Detroit contributors Evelyn Aschenbrenner and Peg McNichol, who earned WSU journalism degrees ...

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Drug Shortages Prompt FDA to Form Task Force « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration is forming a Drug Shortages Task Force to look into the country’s persistent drug shortages and find long-term solutions, according to a statement Thursday⁠ from the agency’s commissioner, Dr. Scott Gottlieb. “We’ve seen the number of new drug shortages steadily decline since a peak in 2011,” Gottlieb said. “Despite these efforts, we ...

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Steelers WR Antonio Brown Unveiled As Madden NFL 19 Cover Athlete « Detroit News Watch

(Photo Courtesy: EA Sports) PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Football and video game fans eagerly await the latest installment in the Madden series every year. Fans will have to wait a couple of more weeks for this year’s installment to be released, but the cover athlete has been unveiled. Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown will grace the cover of Madden NFL ...

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For New International Bridge « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – U.S. and Canadian officials touted the friendship between the two countries while acknowledging the economic benefits a new international bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, will bring. A groundbreaking for the advance construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge was held Tuesday in southwest Detroit. The six-lane, cable-stayed Canadian-financed span over the Detroit River is expected to ...

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LeDuff: Trump 31, Duggan 0 Deadline Detroit

By Charlie LeDuff Mayor Duggan delivering his victory speech on Aug. 8, 2017. (Deadline Detroit photo) Mayor Mike Duggan, the self-professed overlord of the troubled Detroit demolition program, likes to insist there is no trouble with the program at all. In fact, after he quietly brokered a multi-million-dollar settlement with the federal and state governments last ...

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