Daily Archives: May 12, 2019

Dearborn Employee Who Made Racist Remark No Longer Works For City – Detroit News Watch

DEARBORN (Patch) —The Dearborn employee who made an anti-Muslim remark on a public Facebook page no longer works for the city, officials told Patch Thursday. City officials say that because it’s a “personal matter,” they will not be commenting any further. Dearborn Mayor John B. O’Reilly, Jr. spoke out last week saying he “strongly condemns” an offensive remark made by ...

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Schoolcraft College President Paid $75 to Settle Election Complaint – Detroit News Watch

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) – Conway Jeffress, president of Schoolcraft College in Livonia, paid $75 to settle a complaint that he used his public email account to urge support for a school property tax in the 2018 election. The Bureau of Elections had proposed a $100 fine against Conway Jeffress, president of Schoolcraft College in Livonia. But records show the case ...

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Teaming up to Help Metro Detroit Kids Gain Opportunities – Detroit News Watch

Southfield (Detroit News Watch) – Helping children gain experiences through athletics, STEM programs, music classes, mentoring and more was the hot topic on CBS 62’s MICHIGAN MATTERS airing this Sunday as sports, educational, community and political leaders appeared and talked about the plethora of opportunities available across our region. Denise Ilitch, CEO of Ilitch Enterprises and board member of the Skillman ...

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NY’, Spike Lee, & Financial Advice – Detroit News Watch

(CBS Local)- Actor Hill Harper was a mainstay on CBS for almost a decade. Harper played Dr. Sheldon Hawkes on “CSI: NY” and Spelman Boyle on the short-lived series “Limitless.” The actor’s time on CBS played an important role in shaping his career and life. “Limitless was a funny show and it was doing well and was a little bit ...

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Gov. Whitmer Vetoes $10M For Exonerees, Prefers In Budget Instead – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has issued a line-item veto of legislation that would have added $10 million to a nearly depleted state fund that compensates wrongfully convicted inmates. Whitmer said Friday she supports the funding, but it should be included in a spending bill — not the legislation she signed to improve transparency and reporting for the compensation ...

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