Monthly Archives: June 2019

Seedlings Braille Books For Children, Increasing The Opportunity For Literacy – Detroit News Watch

Livonia, MI (Detroit News Watch) – Seedlings Braille Books for Children is an organization dedicated to increasing the opportunity for literacy by providing high quality, free and low-cost braille books for children.  And Seedlings Braille books are always on Sale. Thanks to their volunteers and donors, they offer books for a fraction of what it costs to make them. (Credit: ...

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Mother and Boyfriend Charged In Motel Death of 5-Year Old Girl – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch)– 30-year old Michael DeShawn Lewis and 26-year old Steffani Jones were charged with felony counts of murder, neglect, and abuse for the death of Jones’ 5-year old daughter. On Tuesday at 10 a.m., authorities were called to the Inn America motel on Telegraph Road due to a 5-year old being unresponsive. The authorities performed CPR and transferred ...

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Three Michigan Women Suing Restaurant For Racial Discrimination – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch)– Lansing natives Jennifer McEwen, Sasha Collins, and Lamaya McGuire are looking to sue Denny’s for racial discrimination. The three ladies went to a Denny’s diner on West Saginaw Highway in Lansing, Michigan. Shortly after ordering, four people with “Blue Angel” biker jackets walked into the establishment. They began using racial slurs and harassing the three women. The ...

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Science Gallery Detroit Announces Free Science-Themed Summer Programs – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – A medley of free science-related events including a film series, open labs and workshops were announced by Michigan State University’s Science Gallery Detroit. Science Gallery Detroit provides free programming to offer variety and enrichment to the exhibition’s theme including DEPTH, which explores humanity’s relationship to water through the lens of science and art at ...

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No Injuries Reported After Train Derails In Tunnel Between Michigan, Canada – Detroit News Watch

PORT HURON, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) — A freight train derailed in an international tunnel connecting Michigan and Canada Friday morning involving about 30 to 40 of the train’s cars. It is not clear when the tunnel will reopen and no injuries were reported. The cause of the derailment is under investigation. The tunnel, which is operated by Canadian ...

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