Daily Archives: August 13, 2019

Sen. Mallory McMorrow, Michigan Automotive Caucus

Driven – Mobility Moments Podcast: Senator Mallory McMorrow Welcome to Driven’s Mobility Moments podcast, where we talk with the people building and supporting the mobility ecosystem in the Detroit region. Today, I’m talking with Michigan Senator Mallory McMorrow about her role in the Michigan Automotive Caucus, what she’s learned as the owner of a plug-in electric vehicle, and how she’s ...

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How a cross-cultural coalition is making a ‘Dream of Detroit’ real in one Motor City neighborhood

Things are looking up in Detroit’s Dexter-Linwood area these days. Neighbors and stakeholders have been working together to improve the area, rebuilding once-blighted homes, and planning a new commercial kitchen-restaurant.   All of this is thanks in no small part to the work of an organization called Dream of Detroit, which has roots in the area’s Muslim community.   “We’re ...

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Former Lion CB Nevin Lawson Suspended 4 Games – Detroit News Watch

Oakland Raiders cornerback Nevin Lawson has been suspended four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. The league announced the decision Monday, one week after Lawson revealed he had tested positive for Ostarine despite “never knowingly” taking the substance. Lawson signed a one-year deal with the Raiders in March after spending the past five seasons with the Detroit ...

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How To Spot The Toxic Algae That’s Killing Dogs In The Southeast – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Dog owners in the Southeast are spreading the word about the dangers of contaminated water following the deaths of their beloved pets. In Wilmington, North Carolina, three dogs died after frolicking in a pond, while another succumbed after a swim in Lake Allatoona, Georgia. A common enemy likely led to the deaths of all four dogs: liver failure brought on by ...

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More than $1.7M in grants awarded to organizations working to improve the daily lives of Detroiters

Ten organizations have been announced as recipients of $1,714,500 in grants from the Hudson-Webber Foundation. The grants are intended for organizations working to help Detroiters through programs fostering economic and community development, safe and just neighborhoods, a better built environment, and more. The Detroit-based foundation grants approximately $7 million to such organizations each year. “The foundation is proud to support neighborhood-serving ...

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Bristol Lacking Rivalries And Controversies Heading Into Playoff – Detroit News Watch

It was 20 years ago when Dale Earnhardt Sr. spun Terry Labonte to win a Saturday night race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Earnhardt was chasing the trophy — the playoffs didn’t exist, no stages, no bonus points — and The Intimidator simply wanted the victory. Labonte had squeezed past Earnhardt to momentarily take the lead and Earnhardt immediately spun him ...

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Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference Comes To Detroit – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (the Patch) The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is heading to Detroit this week. Held at The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit on Aug. 15, you won’t want to miss this insider gathering of cannabis entrepreneurs and investors. The multi-billion dollar cannabis industry is showing no signs of slowing down in the U.S. In fact,10 states have legalized marijuana for recreational ...

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