Daily Archives: July 24, 2019

GM Unveils A Radically New Corvette – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — General Motors has unveiled the eighth generation of the Chevrolet Corvette. The model is, arguably, the biggest change for the Corvette since the sports car was first introduced in 1953. The Corvette has changed a lot over the years, but it has always remained a front-engined, rear-wheel-drive sports car. The new 2020 Corvette has its engine behind the seats, ...

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Biden Defends Civil Rights Record In Detroit At NAACP Convention – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (Detroit News Watch/AP) — Joe Biden took the stage at the NAACP Convention happening in Downtown Detroit. Biden rarely lets a public event pass without reminding voters of his work alongside President Barack Obama. But the former vice president insisted on Wednesday that he’s not overly relying on that relationship to fuel his 2020 White House bid. “It’s not ...

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Another Aretha Franklin Son Says He Should Manage Her Estate – Detroit News Watch

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Aretha Franklin’s sons disagree about who should manage what could be a multimillion-dollar estate. Attorneys for Theodore White II last week told a Michigan judge in a court filing that White should be named co-executor, or personal representative, along with Franklin’s niece, Sabrina Owens. Owens has had that role since the singer’s death last year, when a will ...

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How To Be The Hero A Foster Child Needs – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — When it comes to foster care, there is a child behind every statistic yearning for a loving home. The national foster care system served 690,548 kids in 2017, the most recent year reflected in the latest US Department of Health and Human Services report. That’s a figure greater than the population of Washington, D.C., and it’s been growing steadily. The ...

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Michigan State Police Pulls Over Texas Woman Who Drove Drunk With Children In Car – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT, Michigan (Detroit News Watch)– 44-year old Kamela Foltz of Fort Worth, Texas is facing charges after she allegedly drove under the influence of alcohol with her children in the vehicle. Foltz and her children were traveling on US-131 in Boyne City. Her children then called a woman crying, stating that their mother was driving intoxicated and would not pull ...

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Michigan students discover Professional Trades careers through hands-on experience

The Talent and Economic Development Department of Michigan (Ted) is energizing a statewide dialogue about Michigan’s vast career opportunities in Professional Trades. Michigan will have more than 545,000 high-demand, high-wage Professional Trades career openings to fill through 2026 in fields like information technology, healthcare, manufacturing, construction and automotive.   This is the third installment in a six-part series sponsored by ...

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