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Women push back against violence during Ferndale rally

Local community leaders rallied in Ferndale Tuesday night to speak out against what they called an attack on women’s rights.  Speakers at the demonstration organized...

Shri Thanedar settles business fraud suit

Shri Thanedar, who finished last in the 2018 Democratic gubernatorial primary, agreed on Friday to settle a lawsuit that alleged he committed fraud in...

Column: The Supreme Court decision that kept suburban schools segregated

America recently marked the 65-year anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education – a landmark case intended to abolish...

Ken Coleman: When it comes to L. Brooks Patterson’s bigotry, I...

L. Brooks Patterson, the longtime charismatic and curmudgeonly Oakland County executive, died on Saturday at age 80 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.  Yes, I’m...
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Longtime Oakland County Executive Patterson dies of pancreatic cancer

L. Brooks Patterson, a GOP stalwart and longtime Oakland County executive who made a name for himself fighting busing in metro Detroit, died Saturday...

Tlaib hosts Detroit hearing on access, equity issues in housing

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) hosted a congressional field hearing on Friday centering on affordable housing at Wayne County Community College District’s Northwestern Campus...
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Brenda Lawrence endorses Kamala Harris

U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield), who just held a big fundraiser around the Detroit debates this week, on Thursday became the second Michigan member...

That’s a wrap: Slideshow from the 2nd Dem debate in Detroit

Michigan is done being the center of the political universe (for now), as the two-night presidential debate extravaganza has come to a close. But...

Night 2: Every time candidates brought up Michigan in the debate

“All politics is local” is one of the biggest maxims in the business — and it remained true on Wednesday evening as the second...

With Biden at center of 2nd Detroit Dem debate, the conflict...

The Democratic Party brought its two night of debates in downtown Detroit to a close Wednesday, as frontrunner former Vice President Joe Biden fended...

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