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Michigan AG Launches Priest Probe After Pennsylvania Report « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan attorney general is asking the public to share confidential tips about possible sexual abuse by priests in the state. Attorney General Bill Schuette’s website says a “full and complete investigation” is necessary, weeks after a grand jury report in Pennsylvania said an estimated 300 Roman Catholic priests there molested more than 1,000 children since the ...

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Tickets For Michelle Obama’s Book Tour Are Going Fast, Front Row Seats Priced At $3K « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — She may not be Beyoncé, but Michelle Obama is selling out arenas — for her book tour. The former first lady is embarking on a 10-city swing to engage an “intimate conversation” with her fans and to tell stories from her upcoming memoir, “Becoming.” Presale for tickets opened Thursday, and within hours, Obama had tweeted that she was ...

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UPS Hiring Around 100,000 Workers For Holiday Season « Detroit News Watch

UPS expects to hire about 100,000 seasonal employees for the upcoming holiday season, the company said in a press release. Both part-time and full-time seasonal positions, primarily package handlers, drivers and driver-helpers have long been an entry point for permanent jobs at UPS, the company says. UPS says that over the last three years, 35 percent of people hired for ...

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5 Things To Know About Maryland Shooter « Detroit News Watch

PERRYMAN  — As people were reporting to work Thursday morning at an industrial area more than 30 miles north of Baltimore, authorities said that a woman opened fire. She shot four people fatally, including herself, officials said. The Harford County Sheriff’s Office identified the shooter Thursday afternoon as Snochia Moseley, 26, of Baltimore County. Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said ...

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Global City Summit in Detroit to Include Michael Bloomberg, Mary Barra  –  Deadline Detroit

Mary Barra and Michael Bloomberg (Bloomberg photo by David Shankbone) Some big names are slated to speak in Detroit next month at CityLab, the global cities summit, including General Motor’s top honcho Mary Barra, businessman, ex-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan.  The sixth annual event, organized ...

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