Monthly Archives: October 2018

Pharrell Williams Threatens To Sue Trump Over Use Of ‘Happy’ At Rally After Pittsburgh Shooting « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Pharrell Williams isn’t too happy with President Donald Trump. In a cease and desist letter sent Monday, Williams’ attorney Howard King called on the President to stop playing the hitmaker’s song “Happy” during events. The song was played at a rally over the weekend just hours after a gunman killed 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue. “On the ...

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Surprise! Brenda Jones Launches Last Minute Write-In Campaign For Conyers’ Seat –  Deadline Detroit

Brenda Jones (City Council photo) Local, national and international media outlets have been writing that ex-state Rep. Rashida Tlaib will soon become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. She’s the Democratic candidate in the race to fill ex-Congressman John Conyers’ seat, so it has long been a foregone conclusion she’ll win in the heavily Democratic 13th District ...

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World Series Ratings Lowest Since 2015 « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer The Boston Red Sox closed out the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night 5-1 to seal their ninth World Series victory in franchise history. While the fans in Boston get ready to celebrate another title, MLB executives may not be as thrilled when looking at the TV numbers. After five games featuring two of the biggest media markets ...

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Things To Know « Detroit News Watch

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has now said it has received reports of 127 suspected cases of acute flaccid myelitis or AFM, a polio-like condition that affects the central nervous system. So far, 62 cases of the illness have been confirmed in 22 states. In Michigan, health officials are investigating at least one suspected case. AFM mimics ...

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Detroit News-WDIV Poll Shows Whitmer with Commanding Lead Over Schuette  –  Deadline Detroit

If the latest poll is accurate, GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette better start sending around his resume. The Glengariff Group Inc. poll conducted for The Detroit News and WDIV shows Democrat Gretchen Whitmer holding on to a commanding lead against Schuette, Jonathan Oosting of the paper reports.  Whitmer leads Schuette by 12 percentage points, ...

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This cooperative childcare center offers more than just a place to drop off kids

Finding quality childcare and preschool can be a discouraging process for families in Detroit. This article is the second in a series that will dig into alternative childcare options for working families. Find the first article here.  Detroit Parent Collective (DPC) is both a space and a philosophy.   The space is a calming combination of a childcare center for babies ...

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Rams Get It Done « Detroit News Watch

By Steve Silverman The Los Angeles Rams have been on a roll, and they have been overpowering most of their opponents. They secured a 29-27 victory over the Green Bay Packers Sunday, and that may have been their most impressive game of the season. The Packers are a solid team that was primed for this game and came out of ...

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When Clocks ‘Fall Back’ « Detroit News Watch

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, meaning earlier sunsets, an increased risk of car-deer crashes and drowsy driving. “Falling back” to Standard Time — that is, setting the clock back an hour — means you’ll be able to pack in an extra hour of fun with friends and family on Saturday or languish in bed for ...

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