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Coach K Donates $3 Million To Foundation Helping Low-Income Students « Detroit News Watch

Ryan Mayer Duke University men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Thursday that he will be donating $3 million to the Emily Krzyzewski Center as part of a three-year $15 million fundraising campaign for the non-profit organization that seeks to help low-income students K-12 make their way to college. The center, which opened 12 years ago and is named in honor ...

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Michael Jackson’s Estate Sues Disney Over TV Special « Detroit News Watch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estate of Michael Jackson sued ABC and parent company Disney on Wednesday, saying a two-hour documentary on the singer’s last days improperly used the King of Pop’s songs, music videos and movies. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Los Angeles alleges that last week’s special, “The Last Days of Michael Jackson,” illegally uses significant ...

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Your Body Has A ‘Second Brain’ In Your Butt, Scientists Say « Detroit News Watch

AUSTRALIA (CBS Local) – You’ve probably had a “gut feeling” during your life, but did you know your gut is actually “thinking” too? According to scientists in Australia, the human body has a “second brain” in its rear end and it may be smarter than we think. A study published in the journal JNeurosci says that the gastrointestinal tract contains millions of neurons, which independently ...

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Army Battalion Takes Photo With Fallen Soldier’s Newborn Baby « Detroit News Watch

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (CBS Local) – U.S. Army Specialist Chris Harris was killed in Afghanistan last August when a suicide bomber attacked a NATO convoy. Before his life was taken too soon, the 25-year-old soldier from North Carolina had just received the happiest news. Just one week earlier, Harris found out his wife Britt was expecting their first child. Britt Harris broke the ...

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Detroit Homicide Detective Ira Todd Stars in New Show, ‘Wrong Man,’ Debuting Tonight  –  Deadline Detroit

Detroit Police homicide detective Ira Todd is no stranger to lights, camera, action. The 33-year-veteran of the police force has been a consultant for cop shows, including ABC’s Detroit 1-8-7, AMC’s Low Winter Sun and a yet-to-be made Eddie Murhpy-Beverly Hills Cops sequence. Ira Todd with actor Omari Hardwick of “Power” on Starz at Detroit Metro ...

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