Daily Archives: July 29, 2019

University Of Detroit-Mercy And Wayne State Receive Over $19 Million For Research Program – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch)— University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit Mercy) and Wayne State University’s (WSU) ReBUILDetroit program recently received a renewal grant of more than $19 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The ReBUILDetroit program works to encourage undergraduate students from underrepresented or economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in biomedical research. ReBUILDetroit is a partnership ...

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GM Halts Production At A 78-Year-Old Metro Detroit Plant – Detroit News Watch

 (CNN) — General Motors’ 78-year-old transmission plant in Warren, Michigan is halting production this week. The Detroit-area plant is one of five in North America that GM last year announced would suspend operations as part of the company’s business transformation. GM plans to build fewer sedans as customers demand more trucks and SUVs. It also wants to reshape is business to eventually ...

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Detroit Celebrates 318th Birthday With Community Cookout – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT, Michigan (Detroit News Watch)– Detroit celebrates 318 years. The Crowell Community Center will be hosting a free Community Cookout to celebrate Detroit’s milestone birthday on July 26, 2019 until 3 p.m. The event will feature live entertainment, a Motown tribute, and tons of good barbecue. There will also be Zumba, Senior Bingo, pony rides for kids, health screenings, and ...

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Bernie Sanders Calls For Shutdown Of Michigan Oil Pipeline – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (Detroit News Watch/AP) — Bernie Sanders has become the second Democratic presidential hopeful to call for shutting down an oil pipeline that crosses a channel linking two of the Great Lakes. The Vermont senator said in a tweet Thursday that Enbridge’s Line 5 should be decommissioned and new fossil fuel infrastructure banned. Line 5 carries oil and natural gas liquids from ...

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Online Petition To Change The Day Of Halloween Nears 100,000 Signatures – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — There are lots of reasons to hate holidays: traffic, awkward family reunions, expensive gifts that would wring a tear from anyone’s wallet. But if there’s one celebration absent from all of this holiday drama, it’s Halloween. It’s too bad that, more times than not, the sugar-laden holiday is set right in the middle of the week, when would-be ...

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