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Detroit R&B, Andre Williams, Who Co-Wrote ‘Shake A Tail Feather,’ Dies – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (Detroit News Watch/ AP) – Andre Williams, an R&B singer and songwriter who co-wrote “Shake A Tail Feather” and performed across musical genres, died. He was 82. Williams’ manager and musical director, Kenn Goodman, said that Williams was recently diagnosed with colon cancer and that he was receiving hospice care at a Chicago nursing home when he died Sunday. ...

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Pet Shops, Nurseries and Other Shops Must Now Register With State When Selling Non-Native Species in Michigan – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) – The Michigan DNR warn pet shows, nurseries and other businesses or individuals selling live, non-native aquatic species in Michigan must register with the state. This new law, which was enacted at the end of 2018, will go into effect on Thursday. (Credit: Aleksey Stemmer/ Shutterstock.com) Registration must be updated every year and expires ...

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Apple Unveils New iPad Air And iPad Mini – Detroit News Watch

(CNN) — Apple on Monday quietly announced new versions of the iPad Air and iPad mini, it’s the company’s first refresh for those products in years. Typically Apple creates fanfare around the arrival of new hardware. But this year it wants the focus of its upcoming spring press event to be all about its rumored streaming service. That’s why the ...

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Beto O’Rourke, Kristen Gillibrand Campaign In Michigan – Detroit News Watch

CENTER LINE (AP) — Two Democratic presidential candidates are campaigning in Michigan a year before the state’s primary. Beto O’Rourke, a former Texas congressman, made three stops in the Detroit area Monday. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York scheduled events later in the day. MARCH 16: Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Democrats are emphasizing ...

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Michigan Lottery Results 3/17/19 – Detroit News Watch

DETROIT (AP) – These Michigan lotteries were drawn Sunday: Poker Lotto JH-4C-9C-4H-5S Midday Daily 3 1-9-7 Midday Daily 4 0-3-1-1 Daily 3 1-6-9 Daily 4 0-3-9-5 Fantasy 5 07-09-18-37-39 Estimated jackpot: $100,000 Keno 04-07-10-12-18-22-23-26-27-29-30-43-55-57-58-60-61-62-65-70-76-77 Mega Millions Estimated jackpot: $45 million Powerball Estimated jackpot: $550 million © 2019 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, ...

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Balloons Caused “Shooter” Alert at University of Michigan on Saturday – Detroit News Watch

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Detroit News Watch/ AP) – Officials for the University of Michigan says popping balloons may have caused an “active shooters” alert at a building in the middle of campus. In a statement late Saturday, the university says authorities received up to 20 calls about shots being fired at Mason Hall. The reports came during a nearby vigil ...

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Bloomberg to help Fight Opioid Deaths in Michigan – Detroit News Watch

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s charity will invest $10 million to help Michigan fight opioid overdose deaths. (Credit: Paul Morigi/ Getty Images) The Bloomberg Philanthropies’ funding was announced Thursday and is designed to speed up access to treatment and improve prevention. Projects may include expanding distribution of naloxone and medications for opioid use disorder and ...

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