Daily Archives: May 15, 2019

Detroit-Area Catholics Plan To Stop Youth Sports Activities On Sundays – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The Roman Catholic Church in southeastern Michigan plans to stop its youth sports activities on Sundays in an effort to focus on rest and worship. The Archdiocese of Detroit announced the policy on Wednesday. It’s expected to be implemented this fall by the Catholic High School League and Catholic Youth Organization. Archbishop Allen Vigneron wrote in a ...

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Two New Lions Arrive At The Detroit Zoo – Detroit News Watch

METRO DETROIT (PATCH) — African lions Asha and Amirah, 3-year-old sisters from the Buffalo Zoo, have joined “mane” man Simba, 10, in the African Grasslands at the Detroit Zoo. The lionesses come with a breeding recommendation from the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) Species Survival Program (SSP). SSPs are cooperative management plans to ensure genetically healthy, diverse and self-sustaining ...

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Rory In Awe Of Tiger Woods Masters Victory – Detroit News Watch

FARMINGDALE, N.J. (AP) — You know you’ve accomplished something big when your peers are in awe.     AUSTIN, TEXAS – MARCH 30: Tiger Woods of the United States and Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland look on from the tenth green during the fourth round of the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin Country Club on March 30, ...

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Former U Of D & Pistons Head Coach Dickie V Raising Millions For Cancer research – Detroit News Watch

For all the accolades he’s received as a college and professional basketball coach and an even longer career in broadcasting, Dick Vitale insists his greatest accomplishment has been raising money for pediatric cancer research. It’s an obsession, he says, that one night each spring transforms his adopted home of Sarasota, Florida, into the Vitale-proclaimed “sports capital of the nation” because ...

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Two Groups Pushing For Reparations Bringing Debate To Detroit – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Two national organizations pushing for federal legislation on reparations for descendants of African American slaves are bringing their agendas and messages to Detroit. The Detroit-based Reparations Labor Union has scheduled a summit in June, which later the same week will be followed by the national conference for the Washington-based National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America, ...

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