Monthly Archives: September 2018

Clarification in Charlie LeDuff’s Columns –  Deadline Detroit

An August 20, 2018 column by Deadline Detroit columnist Charlie LeDuff, “In Detroit Is Dirt Money in Disguise?” about a federal investigation of the Detroit Land Bank home demolition project, referred to the seizure of Land Bank records in a raid. The records were produced to federal investigators pursuant to a federal court subpoena, not in a raid. ...

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Detroit Company Turns Michigan Central Station Graffiti Into Jewelry « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. has commissioned a Detroit company to re-purpose graffiti from the Michigan Central Station as the automaker prepares to renovate the long vacant train depot. Ford selected jewelry design company Rebel Nell to create pieces from paint chips that have fallen from the station’s walls. The company helps women transitioning from homelessness. Ford spokesman Shawn ...

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Matthew McConaughey Talks About ‘White Boy Rick’ –  Deadline Detroit

Actor Matthew McConaughey appeared Tuesday night on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” to talk about his new movie, “White Boy Rick,” the story of convicted Detroit cocaine trafficker Richard Wershe Jr.  McConaughey plays Richard Wershe Sr., the teen informant’s dad. Richie Merritt and Matthew McConaughey in the film. (Sony Pictures photo by Scott Garfield) ...

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