Monthly Archives: February 2019

MSU Created A Fund To Support Nassar Victims’ – Detroit News Watch

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University has started an intermediate fund to support counseling and mental health services for victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar. (Credit: Scott Olson/ Getty Images) The school shut down a previous $10 million fund after its interim president at the time said nearly half of the $1.1 million that had been ...

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Michigan looking to sweep Maryland – Detroit News Watch

GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 9 Michigan at No. 17 Maryland, Sunday. The Wolverines (24-4, 13-4) are one game behind Big Ten-leading Michigan State heading into their home game against Nebraska on Thursday night and will be looking to sweep Maryland after winning the first meeting 65-52 in Ann Arbor on Feb. 16. The Terrapins (21-8, 12-6) will be coming ...

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Walmart Is Getting Rid Of Greeters, Worrying Disabled – Detroit News Watch

(AP) As Walmart moves to phase out its familiar blue-vested “greeters” at some 1,000 stores nationwide, disabled workers who fill many of those jobs say they’re being ill-treated by a chain that styles itself as community-minded and inclusive. Walmart told greeters around the country last week that their positions would be eliminated on April 26 in favor of an expanded, ...

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Surprise Guest In Cohen Hearing Prompts Emotional Exchange On Racism Between Michigan Rep. Tlaib and Rep. Meadows – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) – Lynne Patton, a Trump administration official, was a surprise guest at Wednesday’s House Oversight Committee hearing with Michael Cohen. Her presence prompted a tense exchange late in the hearing, with a Democratic member saying her appearance was a racist act. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Hours before that exchange, Patton sat behind and was introduced by Republican Rep. Mark ...

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Michigan Supreme Court Suspends Judge But Doesn’t Stop Pay – Detroit News Watch

BRIGHTON, Mich. (AP) – A Livingston County judge facing criminal charges and ethics violations has been suspended with pay by the Michigan Supreme Court. The court suspended Theresa Brennan but didn’t stop her $143,000 salary. It’s not clear what work she’s been doing: Brennan’s caseload was yanked last June by the county’s chief judge. The Judicial Tenure Commission, a watchdog ...

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Beaumont, Farmington Hills To Open Emergency Center, Surgical Suite, And Critical Care Unit – Detroit News Watch

FARMINGTON HILLS (AP) Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills has added space and advanced medical technology while enhancing accessibility to emergency, trauma, surgical and critical care. The hospital’s new East Pavilion houses an advanced Emergency and Level II Trauma Center and a high-tech Surgical Suite. A leading-edge Critical Care Unit has been built into the new South Tower. (credit: Beaumont Health) David ...

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Canadiens Rout Red Wings 8-1 – Detroit News Watch

Reuniting linemates worked out for the Montreal Canadiens. Andrew Shaw recorded his first career hat trick, Max Domi had two goals and three assists for a career-high five points and Jonathan Drouin a career-best four assists as the Canadiens routed the Detroit Red Wings 8-1 Tuesday night. DETROIT, MICHIGAN – FEBRUARY 26: Andrew Shaw #65 of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates ...

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Whitmer Will Use Current Incentives To Aid Fiat Chrysler – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says the state can use existing economic development incentives to assist Fiat Chrysler’s expansion without her needing to ask lawmakers to approve new incentives for the company. Gretchen Whitmer, newley elected governor of Michigan, sits in a Chevrolet Camaro as she tours the show during day two of the 2019 The North American ...

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