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‘I Could No Longer Be Effective’ — Jack Lessenberry, Quitting WSU Amid Inquiry  –  Deadline Detroit

By Peg McNichol Jack Lessenberry steps down as head of Wayne State Unversity’s journalism program,  The Detroit News reports. The resignation comes amid a university inquiry into allegedly inappropriate remarks and unwanted attention involving female students over many years, first reported by Deadline Detroit five weeks ago. Jack Lessenberry: “The best thing to do.” “I concluded that ...

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The Gubernatorial Contest Heats Up « Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – The race to become Michigan’s 49th governor is in full swing as two more candidates stopped by CBS 62 studios to talk with Carol Cain, Senior Producer/Host, of “Michigan Matters.” Attorney General Bill Schuette and Dr. Jim Hines each appear with her to discuss various issues impacting the region and state. Schuette shared his thoughts on ...

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‘I Could No Longer Be Effective’ — Jack Lessenberry, Quitting WSU Amid Inquiry  –  Deadline Detroit

By Peg McNichol Jack Lessenberry steps down as head of Wayne State Unversity’s journalism program,  The Detroit News reports. The resignation comes amid a university inquiry into allegedly inappropriate remarks and unwanted attention involving female students over many years, first reported by Deadline Detroit five weeks ago. Jack Lessenberry: “The best thing to do.” “I concluded that ...

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Global Warming Drives Spread of Toxic Algae in US, Researchers Say « Detroit News Watch

SALEM (AP) — The words blasted to cellphones around Oregon’s capital city were ominous: “Civil emergency . prepare for action.” Within half an hour, a second official alert clarified the subject wasn’t impending violence but toxins from an algae bloom, detected in Salem’s water supply. Across the U.S., reservoirs that supply drinking water and lakes used for recreation are experiencing ...

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House Approves Massive Opioids Legislation « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — The House of Representatives on Friday passed the most expansive legislation Congress has taken to date to address the opioid crisis, approving a bipartisan package that combines 58 bills passed in the last two weeks. Provisions in the final package address a wide range of issues related to the crisis that is wreaking havoc across the country, such ...

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