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296 Tickets Issued In Ford Road Traffic Crackdown – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Michigan State Police have concluded another traffic crackdown — this time troopers honed in on Ford Road between Telegraph and Wyoming in Dearborn and issued nearly 300 tickets. MSP said preliminary stats show 265 stops, 296 citations and 180 verbal warnings. “Come on now Dearborn let’s start wearing that seat belt. It will save your life,” ...

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Ford Manager To Lead Grow Detroit’s Young Talent Program – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – City of Detroit workforce agency Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation announced Wednesday that Marie Hocker has joined DESC from Ford Motor Company as Executive Director of the Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program. Hocker, who joins DESC after ten years at Ford Motor Company, most recently as Local Affairs Manager, will report to Interim DESC President ...

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Here’s What You Need To Know – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Weekend construction is happening this weekend throughout Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties. Below is a list of the weekend construction: I-75: Oakland – SB 75 at Baldwin, 1 LANE OPEN, 2 lanes closed, Fri 7pm-Sun 2pm. Oakland – SB Baldwin ramp to SB 75 ramp closed, Fri 5am-Sun 2pm. Oakland – SB 75, Baldwin to University, ...

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Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter Appointed County Executive – Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) Dave Coulter has been appointed County Executive pending his resignation as Mayor of Ferndale. The resignation is expected to come at a special meeting on Monday. Commissioner Dave Woodward of Royal Oak originally put in his resignation and applied for the job.  He re-appeared at the Commission Friday morning, reclaiming his seat as chair and casting the ...

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Teacher Donates 14 AC Units To Flint Elementary School – Detroit News Watch

Flint (Detroit News Watch/WNEM ) — Schools that follow a balanced calendar year face a unique challenge – hot classrooms from the summer heat. Students at one Flint elementary school got a cool surprise on Friday. A teacher from another district donated 14 brand-new air conditioners. “They don’t have adequate cooling for the building,” said Jason Eaton, teacher. As the summer ...

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AG Nessel Appoints Chief Of Operations – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Friday the appointment of Christina Grossi to Chief of Operations. Grossi previously served as the Division Chief for State Operations. “Christina has shown a level of leadership that has proven to be instrumental in ensuring our Department operates in an efficient and effective manner,” Nessel said. “She is ...

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New Public Art Sculpture Created By Detroit Artists To Be Unveiled In Belle Isle Park – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory has a lot to celebrate. One of Belle Isle Park’s most significant historic structures, the landmark reopened to the public this past June, and a new public art sculpture was officially dedicated in the conservatory gardens Thursday. The new public art sculpture, The Dancer, was donated by Detroit Design ...

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Governor Whitmer Names Executive Director For The Office Of Global Michigan – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (Detroit News Watch) – Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Fayrouz Saad as the first executive director of the Office of Global Michigan Thursday to lead the administration’s efforts on matters of immigration. “Michigan’s greatest strength has always been the people who call this state home,” Whitmer said. “If someone is willing to work hard and use their talents to ...

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