Daily Archives: August 23, 2018

Ben Affleck Enters Rehab « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Ben Affleck has entered rehab, a source close to the actor tells CNN. Affleck, 46, has been open about his struggles with alcohol addiction. He previously sought treatment in 2001 and 2017. Following completion of his treatment in March 2017, Affleck wrote about his experiences in recovery in a Facebook post.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1) ...

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Ex-MSU Coach Charged with Lying in Larry Nassar Sex Scandal  –  Deadline Detroit

Kathie Klages (Photo: WILX) Former Michigan State Universit women’s gymnastics coach Kathie Klages has been charged with with two counts of lying to a peace officer in connection with the Larry Nassar sex scandal, the Michigan Attorney General’s Office announces. While investigating how Nassar got away with sexually assaulting hundreds of individuals on and off MSU’s ...

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The Cost Of Getting Married In Michigan « Detroit News Watch

Tying the knot is — well, is supposed to be — a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The dress must be perfect. The engagement ring must make a statement. The venue must be accessible enough that those second-cousins you’ve seen three times in your life can still make it. There’s a lot that goes into weddings, and Americans are more than willing to ...

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‘The Mitten Is Gone!’ A University Posts the Oddest Michigan Outline We’ve Ever Seen –  Deadline Detroit

Our state’s outline is far less precise than percentage carried to one decimal point. (University of Pennsylvania graphic) This map with a grotesquely mishapen Michigan outline isn’t a beginners’ graphics exercise or an Ohio designer’s cross-border prank. The cartography calamity comes from the University of Pennsylvania. It’s posted by the Institute of Health Economics at that Ivy ...

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Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort Guilty, Trump Lashes Out « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) – Paul Manafort Found Guilty On Eight Counts President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been found guilty on eight counts of financial crimes, a major victory for special counsel Robert Mueller. But jurors were unable to reach a verdict on 10 charges, and Judge T.S. Ellis declared a mistrial on those counts. Manafort was found guilty of ...

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City Issues Tickets for Noncompliance  –  Deadline Detroit

Detroit landlords are under tough scrutiny.  The city of Detroit has issued more than 1,000 tickets with fines up to $750 this month in the 48215 ZIP code — the city’s first target area for a sweeping crackdown on rental properties, writes Kurt Nagl of Crain’s Detroit Business. Tickets are issued every 30 days until landlords achieve ...

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Boy, 16, Charged In Accidental Fatal Shooting Of Sister, 14 « Detroit News Watch

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has been charged in the accidental shooting of his 14-year-old sister at their home in western Michigan. The shooting happened Monday afternoon in Muskegon Heights. A petition charging the boy with open murder was filed Tuesday in Muskegon County Juvenile Court, but he could end up facing lesser charges. Muskegon County ...

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