Daily Archives: August 8, 2018

Wells Fargo Says Hundreds Of Customers Lost Homes After Computer Glitch « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — Hundreds of people had their homes foreclosed on after software used by Wells Fargo incorrectly denied them mortgage modifications. The embattled bank revealed the issue in a regulatory filing this week and said it has set aside $8 million to compensate customers affected by the glitch. RELATED: Deadline Extended For Wayne County Homeowners Facing Foreclosure The same filing ...

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Michigan Employers Finding New Ways To Cut Health Care Costs « Detroit News Watch

(CNN Money) — Employers are getting more involved in their workers’ health care in order to keep costs under control. A growing number of companies are contracting directly with hospitals and providers to take care of their employees, according to an annual survey released Tuesday by the National Business Group on Health, an industry organization focused on large companies. Some ...

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‘Cannot Wait to Serve You:’ Rashida Tlaib, Now Unopposed, Goes to Congress in January –  Deadline Detroit

Yesterday is historic — the day Metro Detroit voters put Rashida Tlaib on an unblocked path to be our country’s first Palestinian American congresswoman. It’s the latest ascent in a steady climb by the former state representative (2009-12), who was the first Muslim American woman in Michigan’s Legislature and the second elected to any U.S. legislature. Rashida ...

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LeBron James Named Executive Producer Of ‘Million Dollar Mile’ « Detroit News Watch

CBS has ordered a new show called Million Dollar Mile (working title). The series will be a 10-episode high-stakes competition that confronts everyday athletes with physical and mental challenges for a chance to change their lives forever. The show comes from Big Brother executive producers Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan with Fly on the Wall Entertainment plus LeBron James and Maverick ...

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Levin To Run For Dad’s House Seat « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — The Latest on Michigan’s primary election: 9:30 a.m. Suburban Detroit attorney Andy Levin has won the Democratic primary to run for the congressional seat his retiring father has held for 36 years. RELATED: 2018 Primary Election Recap: Democratic Optimism, Women Advance Levin defeated attorneys Ellen Lipton and Martin Brook on Tuesday and will face Republican Candius Stearns and ...

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Did the Lefty Wave Break on Michigan Shores? Or Were Those Candidates Just Oversold? –  Deadline Detroit

In a story that appears to be about political trends, but may actually be about the perils of parachute journalism, the Washington Post focuses on Michigan to write about the limits of the Democrats’ “liberal insurgency.”  Lots of coverage for these guys, not so many votes. The emphatic, 20-point loss of upstart Abdul El-Sayed to Gretchen ...

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Catherine Oxenberg’s New Book Details Her Battle With The Cult “Nxivm” « Detroit News Watch

Catherine Oxenberg shares every parent’s worst nightmare in Captive  (Gallery Books; August 7, 2018; Hardcover), the heartbreaking and shocking exposé of the secretive organization that held the Dynasty star’s daughter hostage and the details of Catherine’s mission to save her. A powerful depiction of a mother’s love and determination, Captive is a personal account of the lengths that a mother will go ...

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