Daily Archives: September 25, 2018

Bilingual primary health care office opens in southwest Detroit

A new healthcare provider is coming to Southwest Detroit. Medicina Urbina, a modern, holistic primary health care office, is celebrating its grand opening Thursday, Sept. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. with Castalia cocktails featuring Detroit’s own Cabresto Tequila and a DJ set from Vinnie Massimino of Portage Garage Sounds. Dr. Mark Beard, founder of Medicina Urbina, combines osteopathic medical ...

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Nonunion Workers Hired for Stalled Road Work in Labor Dispute  –  Deadline Detroit

I-696, in happier times (Photo by Ken Lund, via Flickr/Creative Commons Update, 4:49 p.m. Tuesday: In a labor town, this is bold and controversial. The infrastructure association that locked out union engineers over a contract dispute, stalling roadwork around the state for much of September, says its contractors are replacing union workers with nonunion operators to restore ...

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Negotiations over benefits between Corktown Neighborhood Advisory Council and Ford near conclusion

Many in Detroit and around the country are paying close attention to talks between Ford Motor Company, which recently purchased the historic Michigan Central Station, and the Corktown Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC), a group of residents and stakeholders tasked with negotiating benefits over the building’s redevelopment.  Because the purchase was over $75 million, it triggered Detroit’s Community Benefits Ordinance, which ...

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Tornadoes, Damaging Winds Possible In Michigan Tuesday « Detroit News Watch

MICHIGAN — The wet weather and thunderstorms aren’t the only threats to Michiganders Tuesday. According to the forecast, severe damaging wind and possible tornadoes could be ahead. A hazardous weather outlook is in effect for many counties across Michigan, including Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Livingston, St. Clair, Lapeer, Genesee, Shiawassee and Saginaw. According to the alert, there is a chance ...

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Wayne State is creating a pipeline for community health practitioners in Detroit

Sarna Sutradhar, a 15-year-old Cass Technical High School student, has a dream to practice medicine some day. But seeing the long road from high school sophomore to doctor is not easy.   Fortunately, a program she participated in last summer, the Community Health Career Pipeline (CHP), supported her goal to become a doctor by exposing her to the Detroit food system ...

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Sentencing Day For Bill Cosby « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Bill Cosby will have a final opportunity to make his case to the court on Tuesday before a Pennsylvania judge sentences him on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Montgomery County prosecutors asked a judge on Monday to sentence Cosby to five to 10 years in prison for the 2004 sexual assault of Andrea Constand, saying he had ...

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