Daily Archives: August 6, 2018

2 Drown in Bad Wave Conditions On Lake Michigan « Detroit News Watch

GRAND HAVEN (AP) — Authorities say beachgoers formed human chains along the shores of Lake Michigan to rescue swimmers caught in rough water blamed for two drownings over the weekend. Officials in western Michigan say three other people were hospitalized after being pulled from the lake Sunday. The Grand Haven Department of Public Safety says people linked arms to reach ...

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Justin Thomas Wins WGC-Bridgestone Invitational « Detroit News Watch

By Sam McPherson The 2018 PGA Championship takes place later this week, and the rest of the field better be aware of defending champion Justin Thomas. The 25-year-old from Kentucky, who just won the World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational this past weekend in Akron, Ohio, by four strokes, just served notice he is ready to defend his title. Thomas finished at ...

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Musicians Allege Age Discrimination in Michigan Orchestra « Detroit News Watch

ST. JOSEPH (AP) — Two musicians with the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra have resigned after receiving disciplinary action that they allege was based on their ages. Cellist Susan Dietrich-Reed and husband and trumpet player Steven Reed are alleging age discrimination by the orchestra after receiving musical deficiency letters, the Herald-Palladium of St. Joseph reported. The Reeds had been members of ...

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Papa John’s Embarks On Listening Tour « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — Papa John’s is all ears. The embattled pizza company said Wednesday in a Facebook post that it has begun a nationwide listening tour to help it move past a controversy created by its former CEO and chairman, John Schnatter. He was forced to resign as chairman in July for admitting to using the N-word in a conference ...

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Pope Declares Death Penalty Inadmissible, Changing Church’s Stance « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Pope Francis has declared that the death penalty is never admissible and that the Catholic Church will work towards its abolition around the world, the Vatican formally announced Thursday. The change, which has been added to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, makes official a position that the Pope has articulated since he became pontiff. The church now ...

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