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Melania Trump Tackles ‘Destructive and Harmful’ Effects Of Social Media « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — First lady Melania Trump spoke out against cyberbullying Monday as part of her Be Best campaign, warning against “destructive and harmful” uses of social media and once again highlighting a messaging rift between the East Wing and the West Wing. “In today’s global society, social media is an inevitable part of our children’s daily lives,” Trump said at ...

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Garlin Gilchrist of Detroit Is Lieutenant Governor Choice –  Deadline Detroit

Gretchen Whitmer’s campaign confirms that  Garlin Gilchrist II of Detroit is her lieutenant governor running mate. Garlin Gilchrist II makes it official Monday morning in Lansing. (University of Michigan photo by Jeffrey M. Smith) The city government’s past director of innovation and emerging technology will stand alongside Whitmer at a Monday morning announcemenbt in Lansing, as ...

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Michigan Reinstates Work Requirements For Food Assistance « Detroit News Watch

MI (WNEM) — Many people on food assistance will soon have to work to eat. The state is tightening the rules for assistance for certain able-bodied adults. Starting Oct. 1, the state will reinstate federal work requirements on food assistance, for able-bodied adults. This comes after an improvement in the unemployment rate, led the government to require those ages 18 ...

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Will ‘Detroiters’ Die or Survive? Fans Urge Network to Let it Live for Season 3 –  Deadline Detroit

Comedy Central took just six weeks to say last year that “Detroiters” had legs strong enough to carry the offbeat show into 2018. That news came before the last four episodes of season one, a we-have-a-hit signal that  attracted more viewers. From episode eight this year (“Hark Motors”), shown Aug. 2. (Comedy Central slides) But now, ...

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Concern Over Rise In Measles Cases « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — More than 100 cases of measles have been diagnosed this year in 21 states and the District of Columbia, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday. Measles is a contagious virus that spreads through the air via coughing and sneezing. Symptoms such as high fever, rash all over the body, stuffy nose and reddened eyes ...

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Garlin Gilchrist II of Detroit Reportedly Is on Democratic Ticket –  Deadline Detroit

Ace Michigan politics reporter, Kathleen Gray, has a Sunday scoop: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer will name Detroit political activist Garlin Gilchrist II as her [lieutenant governor] running mate on Monday morning, the Free Press has learned. Garlin Gilchrist II makes it official Monday morning in Lansing. (University of Michigan photo by Jeffrey M. ...

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Jesse Jackson Visits Ill Aretha Franklin « Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Aretha Franklin is surrounded by those closest to her as the legendary singer receives hospice care. A source close to Franklin tells CNN’s Don Lemon the 76-year-old “Queen of Soul” is being visited by people close to her who are reading messages from friends and loved ones, holding her hand. RELATED: Latest: Vigil Held At Detroit Church For Aretha ...

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Has Fresh Personal Imapct for Rep. Stephanie Chang, She Tweets –  Deadline Detroit

Politics and a popular new movie weave together in state Rep. Stephanie Chang’s mind this weekend, as she discusses frankly on social media. One thought strand involves unpleasantness this month with a legislative colleague who has three things in common with her — city (Detroit), party (Democratic) and gender. Still, Rep. Bettie Cook Scott spoke nastily near ...

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