Daily Archives: November 1, 2018

Tyler Perry Plans To Retire Madea Character « Detroit News Watch

The curmudgeonly character of “Madea” has helped to make Tyler Perry wealthy, but it sounds like he’s now over her. During an appearance on Bevy Smith’s SiriusXM show, “Bevelations,” Perry said he plans a farewell stage tour and the film “Tyler Perry’s a Madea Family Funeral” next year to end the character. Perry dons a wig, makeup and dress to ...

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Deadline Detroit

By Charlie LeDuff Let it Rain  The Motor City did not burn on Devil’s Night, not much. Thank you, residents and first responders and those who prayed for rain. But it doesn’t solve the real problem of a lack of manpower in public safety. On Devil’s Night, a corpse was lit on fire in a field ...

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Deadline Detroit

The past head of MSU’s Alumni Association is remarkably frank about his flaws. “Like anyone, I’ve shot myself in the foot, screwed up and have regularly demonstrated my imperfections,” he confesses at his blog. “There have been some bumps along my life’s road.”  Scott Westerman returned to his alma mater in 2010 as alumni association director. (Photo from ...

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Rutgers Football Player Charged In New Jersey In Alleged Murder Plot « Detroit News Watch

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP)  (Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images) Prosecutors in New Jersey say a Rutgers University football player has been charged in connection with an alleged plot to commit murder. Middlesex County prosecutors said Tuesday that 22-year-old Izaia Bullock of Piscataway was charged with two counts of attempted murder and conspiracy. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images) Prosecutors allege ...

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Beware Of Drug-Laced Candy This Halloween « Detroit News Watch

ST. LOUIS (CBS Local) — The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning first responders and parents to be on the lookout for candy laced with marijuana and methamphetamine this Halloween. The DEA St. Louis Division says there has been no specific threat, but the country has seen an increase of seizures of drug-laced edibles, including chocolates, suckers and gummies. Packaging for the ...

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Quicken Loans Tech Center Comes to Windsor –  Deadline Detroit

Matt Cullen Dan Gilbert is going south — across the international border to Windsor. Gilbert’s Quicken Loans plans to open a 100-job tech center next year in the rejuvenated former Fish Market building, Brian Cross of The Windsor Star reports. Matt Cullen, principal of Gilbert’s umbrella company Rock Ventures, describes the new tech center  as ...

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