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Bomb Threats Across The Country, Including Several In Metro Detroit « Detroit News Watch

(Detroit News Watch) – Dozens of institutions across metro Detroit and around the country have received email threats Thursday afternoon, prompting evacuations and sweeps of buildings. The Farmington Hills Police issued a statement early Thursday afternoon that they are “Investigating numerous reports of threats to local businesses via email demanding $20,000 to be made by Bitcoin.” Officials report that these ...

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Boy Scouts Of America May File For Bankruptcy Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations « Detroit News Watch

(CBS) The Boy Scouts of America is exploring a range of options to address it’s increasingly shaky financial situation. Those may include declaring bankruptcy, with the more than century-old organization facing rising legal fees due to lawsuits over its handling of sexual abuse allegations. In a Dec. 12 letter to employees released by the nonprofit organization, Mike Surbaugh, its chief scout ...

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Leader Dogs For The Blind « Detroit News Watch

Detroit (Detroit News Watch) – Leader Dogs for the Blind was founded in 1939 by Lyons Clubs, the great humanitarian organization. The guide dog movement really hit it’s stride at the end of World War II, with many of the troops returning home in need of assistance. 1954: A blind man being taught how to control his guide dog (Photo ...

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