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Dearborn Man Ordered To Start Gun Safety Campaign After Shootings – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — A man who helped run an unlicensed home day care where a toddler accidentally shot and wounded two other children has been sentenced to two years of probation. Timothy Eubanks pleaded guilty last year to six counts of second-degree child abuse in connection with the September 2017 shooting at his family’s Dearborn home. Officials report that Judge ...

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This Year’s Flu Shot Is Less Than 50% Effective In Preventing Infection, CDC Says – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Don’t let your guard down: The US flu season is expected to continue for several more weeks, with activity across the nation now elevated, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. A flu shot is still recommended for those who have neglected to get one, but the CDC estimated this year’s vaccine’s overall effectiveness in ...

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Michigan Seeks To Revoke The License Of Perry Funeral Home In Detroit – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan regulators are seeking to revoke the licenses of a Detroit funeral home and its manager after the discovery of 63 fetuses in boxes and freezers last year. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs said Friday that it had completed an administrative investigation stemming from its inspection and shutdown of the Perry Funeral Home in October. ...

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Michigan Man Embezzles $300K From Elderly Widow – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (PATCH) — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel this week announced that Gary “Duke” Haynes, 57, of Comstock Park was sentenced last week for conducting a criminal enterprise and embezzling from a vulnerable adult. Haynes was charged in May 2018 with 14 felony counts after stealing more than $300,000 from his elderly widowed client and was convicted of the following: ...

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A Local Labour Of Love – Detroit News Watch

Detroit, MI  (Detroit News Watch) – Like a lot of us, you might give chocolates to loved ones on Valentine’s Day. And if you’ve been down to the Winter Blast in downtown Detroit, you may have seen Guilt Chocolates. They make handmade, small-batch treats you can’t find anywhere else. The company was started by Joe Nader and Scott Breazeale, former executive ...

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Judge Orders Women’s Tennis, Softball Reinstated At EMU – Detroit News Watch

YPSILANTI (AP) — A judge has ordered Eastern Michigan University to revive softball and women’s tennis by fall. EMU eliminated the sports about a year ago. But some athletes sued under federal law, arguing that the school violated their rights. Detroit federal Judge George Caram Steeh ordered the school to reinstate the sports after the parties failed to reach a ...

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Michigan Lawmakers Block Whitmer Order To Restructure The State Environmental Agency – Detroit News Watch

LANSING (AP) — Republican lawmakers on Thursday blocked Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s bid to restructure the state environmental agency — the first time the Legislature has rejected a gubernatorial executive order since 1977. The GOP-led Senate voted 22-16 against the order along party lines, criticizing her attempt to abolish new rule-making and permitting panels, and to establish an “environmental justice” ...

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Flu Hits Michigan With Two Pediatric Deaths – Detroit News Watch

MICHIGAN (PATCH) — Flu activity continues to increase in the United States as the disease is now widespread in all but three states. According to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 28 children have died from flu-related causes during the ongoing flu season. The H1N1 virus (Swine Flu) continues to be the predominant ...

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Details On Dingell’s Washington Service, Hailed As ‘Mr. Michigan’ – Detroit News Watch

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Dingell, the record-long serving congressman who died last week, is being remembered at his funeral service in Washington as “Mr. Michigan” and a fierce defender of the state. WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 14  (Photo by Jim Young-Pool/Getty Images) Former President Bill Clinton and former House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio are among the scheduled speakers paying ...

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The ‘Frozen 2’ Trailer Is Here – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Get ready for more Anna and Elsa. Six years after their mega-successful “Frozen” hit theaters, Disney dropped the first trailer for the sequel. The teaser to the upcoming animated film shows Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel) plunging into a dark and stormy ocean while trying to turn it into ice. Fans can rest assured that their favorite characters are ...

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