Articles from the March 12, 2020 edition

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 By Daniel Marans    News    March 12, 2020

Joe Biden Wins Michigan

DETROIT ― Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the Democratic primary in Michigan, according to network projections, demonstrating the breadth of his political coalition and dealing a heavy blow t... Full story


Wayne County homeowners can avoid foreclosure, stay in their homes

DETROIT – Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree joined Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Executive Warren Evans this week for a bill signing to provide tax relief to tens o... Full story



Since taking office in 2014, Mayor Mike Duggan has spent close to 300M dollars in federal Hardest Hit Funds to tear down thousands of homes in the city of Detroit. Moreover, he has stated publicly on... Full story


Detroit set to restore water service amid coronavirus fears

DETROIT (AP) - Thousands of Detroit residents who have had their water service shut off due to nonpayment of bills can have it restored under a plan that aims to allow them to wash their hands at...


Korean War Veteran Receives High School Diploma in Wayne

In 1953, at the age of 17, Avery Hall left his home in Wayne, dropping out of high school to enlist in the U.S. Army and serve in the Korean War. He never had the opportunity to walk across the stage... Full story


Habitat for Humanity Volunteers Repurposes Inkster Home for Needy Veteran

The chilly March breeze didn't deter the volunteers working to repurpose a home in Inkster on Wednesday, March 4. The volunteers were part of Habitat for Humanity's International Women Build Week... Full story


Michigan announces first presumptive positive cases of COVID-19

LANSING – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the Oakland County Health Division and Wayne County Health Department announced today that two Michigan residents tested presumptive positive for c... Full story

 By Stacy M. Brown    News    March 12, 2020

Companies Owned by Women of Color Account for 89 Percent of All New Women-Owned Businesses

Crystal Etienne is a businesswoman, wife, and mother of two children. She's also the founder of Ruby Love, a $10 million personal care company that she built in just four years. "My dream was to... Full story



James Robert Lawrence, Jr. and Marloshawn Franklin receive the Staff Leader Award from Tashawana Gill and Al Williams during the 7th Annual African American Leadership Awards... Full story


Governor Whitmer Orders Temporary Prohibition on Large Assemblages and Events Over 50 People

Governor Whitmer Orders Temporary Prohibition on Large Assemblages and Events Over 50 People Order follows new CDC guidance on large events and mass gatherings LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor...


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