Daily Archives: September 3, 2018

Bernie Backed Progressive Will Face Trump-Styled Republican In Florida’s Governor’s Race « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Florida’s high-stakes gubernatorial race will be fought between a progressive Democrat vying to become the state’s first black chief executive and a Republican congressman closely allied with President Donald Trump. In a late primary season shocker, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum defeated the front-runner, former Rep. Gwen Graham, who had led in the polls for most of the campaign. ...

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Canadian Charged With Smuggling People Through Rail Tunnel « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — A Canadian man has been arrested and faces a federal charge of smuggling people into the U.S. illegally through an underground railway tunnel between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. Prosecutors say 53-year-old Juan Antonio Garcia-Jimenez, a naturalized Canadian resident from Guatemala, was arrested Wednesday by Border Patrol agents and made an initial appearance before a federal magistrate. A ...

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‘White Boy Rick’ Disappoints 3 Critics at Film Festival This Weekend –  Deadline Detroit

Portion of theater poster from Columbia Pictures, promoting the film that opens Sept. 14. Initial reviews of “White Boy Rick,” a gritty true-life crime film being released Sept. 14, aren’t glowing. Two leading entertainment publications turn their thumbs down, as does a less prominent entertainment site. Stars Matthew McConaughey and Richie Merritt “provide the movie with ...

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Excellent Franky Deluxe Roll With Me

Franky Deluxe Roll With Me Prod.KidHazel There is no questioning Franky Deluxe is one of the best and most interesting Singer Songwriters of all time. His music has influenced countless musicians both indie and mainstream. Franky Deluxe has been a massive influence on my life and music and his sudden return to the music scene this year has inspired me ...

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Aretha Franklin’s Viewing, Body Moved From The Charles H. Wright Museum « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin’s body has been transported from a Detroit museum that hosted two days of public viewings of the Queen of Soul, the next step in a journey leading up to her funeral on Friday. Workers carefully moved Franklin’s polished bronze casket from the rotunda of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and loaded ...

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Michigan Reading Scores Slightly Up Amid Mostly Poor Results « Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Michigan third- and fourth-graders improved slightly on reading and math tests last spring, but those results were among the “few highlights” in otherwise disappointing scores, state officials said Wednesday. The results dropped in 11 of the 18 subject areas tested in grades 3 through 8 and 11. There also was a decline in SAT scores. State education ...

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Weak Tornadoes Hit Northern Michigan « Detroit News Watch

CADILLAC (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed two weak tornadoes struck northern Michigan. It says a brief twister rated EF-1 with estimated peak winds of 100 mph Tuesday night damaged two homes near West Branch in Ogemaw County. The other rated EF-0 with estimated peak winds of 80 mph mainly damaged trees near Alba in Antrim County. The ...

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