Daily Archives: August 9, 2018

State Of Emergency Declared In Charlottesville For ‘Unite the Right’ Anniversary « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — The city of Charlottesville, Virginia, is bracing for what may come this weekend on the one-year anniversary of the deadly “Unite the Right” rally. States of emergency were declared on Wednesday for the Commonwealth of Virginia and Charlottesville. The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in ...

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Who Is Betty Jean Alexander, Stealth State Senate Nominee? –  Deadline Detroit

Incomplete primary results. (Detroit News chart) Wayne County elections never are dull. The latest evidence is a surprise Democratic primary winner who just unseated a first-term state senator from Dearborn Heights. Betty Jean Alexander, the out-of-nowhere nominee, is described as “a little-known candidate with a questionable past who spent no money on her campaign” in Detroit ...

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10 Reasons Americans Go To Church, And 9 Reasons They Don’t « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — If American religion were traded at a stock exchange, your broker might be telling you to sell. The trend lines don’t look great and haven’t for quite some time. Social scientists and religious leaders have lots of theories about the long, slow slide, blaming it on everything from the internet to the politicization of conservative Christianity. (Source: Dixie ...

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Ferndale Is About to Get a Bobcat Bonnie’s –  Deadline Detroit

Corktown location (Facebook photo)   Make that number three. Bobcat Bonnie’s, with restaurants in Detroit’s Corktown and Wyandotte, will open a third location at 22061 Woodward Ave. in Ferndale, south of the downtown core. Matt Buskard, the 33-year-old owner, tells Susan Selasky of the Detroit Free Press that he’s remodeling the building that was the ...

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Children Found In New Mexico Compound Were Training For School Shootings, Prosecutors Say « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — As authorities work to identify the remains of a boy found on a rural New Mexico compound, they’ve learned that at least one of 11 other children rescued there was trained to commit school shootings, prosecutors said. After the children were discovered last week — and five adults accused of abusing them were arrested — one of the ...

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5 Homes for Sale in Detroit’s Boston-Edison Area at $299,000-$599,000  –  Deadline Detroit

Detroit’s Boston-Edison neighborhood, once the home to some of Detroit’s biggest industrialists and Motown founder Berry Gordy, remains popular. Robin Runyan reports at Curbed Detroit on five homes up for sale there, listed at $299,000- $599,000. Some have gone through a total rehab, while others could use some love, she writes. The homes, followed by ...

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Earth At Risk Of Becoming ‘Hot House’ If Tipping Point Is Reached « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Scientists are warning that a domino effect will kick in if global temperatures rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels, leading to “hothouse” conditions and higher sea levels, making some areas on Earth uninhabitable. The report, “Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene,” published Monday in the American Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, said “hothouse” ...

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‘It’s A Game Of Focus « Detroit News Watch

By Dan Reardon The PGA Championship celebrates its centennial edition this week at Bellerive Country Club in suburban St. Louis. In the family of golf majors, the PGA is still younger than the Open Championship and U.S. Open, which both date back to the 19th century. The Masters, born in the 1930s, is the youngest of the four. Bellerive has its ...

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