Daily Archives: November 2, 2019

Michigan Takes Applications For Marijuana Licenses – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan is now accepting applications from businesses wanting to get into the marijuana industry in the wake of voters’ legalization of the drug for adult recreational use. The Marijuana Regulatory Agency began receiving license applications on Friday. Businesses that already have medical marijuana licenses may get recreational licenses as soon as the end of this month ...

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U of M Grad And Tony-Nominated Actress Ann Crumb Passes Away From Cancer At 69 – Detroit News Watch

NEW YORK (AP) — Ann Crumb, a Tony Award-nominated actress who originated the role of Rose Vibert in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Aspects of Love,” has died. She was 69. Crumb died Thursday from ovarian cancer at her parents’ home in Media, Pennsylvania, according to her vocal coach, Bill Schuman. Crumb was the daughter of composer George Crumb, winner of the ...

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Man Arrested In 2010 Killing Of Ferndale Dollar Store Owner – Detroit News Watch

FERNDALE, Mich. (AP) — Relatives of a suburban Detroit man fatally shot in 2010 inside his store say they’re hopeful now that police have arrested a suspect in his killing. Ferndale police announced Thursday they had arrested a 48-year-old Romulus man in connection with Karim Khamarko’s slaying. The 64-year-old Southfield man died in November 2010 after he was shot several ...

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Whitmer Orders Closer Ties With Michigan Native Tribes – Detroit News Watch

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is ordering Michigan agencies to step up collaboration with Native American tribes in the state. Whitmer signed an executive directive Thursday affirming commitment to the sovereignty and right of self-governance of Michigan’s federally recognized tribes. The document outlines a process for communication between tribes and state departments and agencies on matters of ...

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Spartans Linebacker Joe Bachie Tests Positive For Banned Substance – Detroit News Watch

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State linebacker Joe Bachie was declared ineligible Thursday by the Big Ten after testing positive for a banned supplement. The school said it will appeal. Bachie, a senior with 36 tackles and with 3 ½ sacks, made the second team on the AP’s list of midseason All-Americans.   EVANSTON, ILLINOIS – SEPTEMBER 21: Joe ...

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The Ruth Ellis Center, More Than Just A Legacy – Detroit News Watch

Highland Park, MI  (Detroit News Watch)  – For twenty years now, The Ruth Ellis Center has established a national reputation for quality and innovation in providing trauma-informed services for homeless, runaway and at-risk lesbian, gay, bi-attractional, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth and young adults of color. “The Ruth Ellis Center was incorporated in 1999,” explains Pamela Alexander, Deputy Director of ...

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