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Diddy’s Former Girlfriend and Mother To 3 of His Children Dies, Celebs React « Detroit News Watch

LOS ANGELES  Kim Porter, Diddy’s former longtime girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, has died. A representative for Sean “Diddy” Combs confirmed the death of the 47-year-old on Tuesday. No further details were immediately available. Kim Porter on February 9, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images For (Belvedere) RED) Diddy and Porter, a former ...

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Detroit, Warren Get State Grants To Boost Curbside Recycling « Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is helping the cities of Detroit and Warren pay for curbside recycling carts. The department awards grants to help communities improve their recycling collection infrastructure. Warren will receive $500,000 to support the purchase of 25,000 recycling carts, while Detroit will get $75,000 for 7,000 carts. Officials say the state assistance was ...

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Former Chesterfield Township Supervisor Gets 2 Years In Prison For Bribes « Detroit News Watch

(AP) — The former leader of a Detroit suburb has been sentenced to two years in prison for taking $30,000 in bribes from a trash hauler. Michael Lovelock was supervisor of Chesterfield Township, the highest-ranking official in a growing community of more than 40,000 residents. He lost a 2016 election, a week before he was arrested in an investigation of ...

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Couple, Homeless Man Charged In GoFundMe Scam « Detroit News Watch

A New Jersey couple and a homeless man have been accused of making up a feel-good story that raised more than $400,000 through GoFundMe. The couple, Kate McClure and Mark D’Amico, and the man, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., face charges of second-degree theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception, Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina said Thursday. The couple ...

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New ‘Monopoly For Millennials’ From Hasbro Gets Mixed Reactions « Detroit News Watch

“Adulting” is hard when you’re a millennial. Monopoly knows. So it’s come up with a game to give young folks “a break from the rat race,” where it’s not all about the money. Hasbro, which manufactures the classic game, released its latest edition of Rich Uncle Pennybags’ adventures, Monopoly for Millennials — and yes, it includes avocados. The game is ...

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Jell-O Introduces Its First Edible Slime « Detroit News Watch

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Kids will soon be able to eat and play with their food. Jell-O Play on Thursday introduced edible slime. The squishy and stretchy toy is a social media phenomenon, which spawned online recipes for edible versions. Jell-O Play’s slime comes in strawberry-flavored Unicorn and lime-flavored Monster varieties. All customers have to do is add water and each ...

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