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  • EPA offers longer rollout for emissions rules on light-duty vehicles

    Farah Siddiqi, Michigan News Connection|Mar 28, 2024

    The Environmental Protection Agency is setting stricter limits on vehicle tailpipe emissions through 2032 and giving automakers an additional three years to meet them. The Biden administration's plan to reach net-zero vehicle emissions came out almost a year ago. The auto industry's lower-than-expected profits are partly attributed to the compliance requirements for new electric vehicles under the previous EPA standards. Matthew Davis, vice president of federal policy for the League of...

  • Colorectal cancer Known As the Silent Killer, Know How to Reduce Your Chances of Death

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram Reporter|Mar 28, 2024

    Extremely prevalent in the United States, did you know that 1 in 20 Americans will be diagnosed with colon cancer in their lifetime? It's unfortunate but the truth remains, this type of cancer, colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of death in the country. Are you ready to learn more? According to the American Cancer Society, it's expected that more than 106,000 new cases of colon cancer will be diagnosed this year. For rectal cancer, more than 46,000 will be diagnosed as new cases....

  • Report: Nearly a Quarter of MI Republican Lawmakers are Election Deniers States United Democracy Center report identifies 31 state legislators as election deniers

    Denzel McCampbell, Progress Michigan|Mar 28, 2024

    MICHIGAN – A new report released by States United Democracy Center has classified 31 Republican lawmakers, 43 percent of the Republican caucus in the Michigan Legislature, as election deniers. In response, Sam Inglot, executive director of Progress Michigan, issued the following statement: "Michigan's elections have been proven time and time again to be safe, secure, and accurate. It's dangerous that nearly half of the Republican Caucus in the Michigan Legislature continue to deny this r...

  • Women's Day Showcase: Shelly Books and More

    Xaiver Jones, Telegram Media Specialist|Mar 28, 2024

    It's the American way to be compensated for your skill, output, or quality of work. Professional Athletes are paid millions. High school and college athletes are also starting to receive benefits for their work. Where is the incentive for the arts? Individuals who write, read, and draw work just as hard as the athletes to perfect their craft. Yet they always come up short. Most of us are aware of the phrase, "starving artist". Shelly Books and More, is how Miss Shelly Echols rewards students...

  • Detroit Business Owner Receives Congressional Record for Her Contributions to The Detroit Community

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram News Reporter|Mar 28, 2024

    It's not average that business owners are celebrated by receiving an award from Congress. After 10 long years of hard work, time and effort spent, that's exactly what happened for Detroit's own, Jennyfer Crawford-Williams. Congressman Shri Thanedar proudly presented the award to business owner of Ask Jennyfer, over the weekend. An event that was standing room only, filled by supporters, family, friends and other small business owners. Not to forget those who she's helped to make their...


    Destiny Good|Mar 28, 2024

    Longtime Detroiter, former Michigan community investment leader brings nearly 20 years' experience to 13 states across the U.S. DETROIT, Mich. (March 21, 2024) – Comcast today announced that Shannon Dulin has been promoted to senior director of Community Impact for Comcast's Central Division. In this role, Dulin will lead the development of national and local philanthropic programs and initiatives in the communities Comcast serves across 13 states, including Michigan. "Shannon has an innate a...


    Leigh Ann Towne|Mar 28, 2024

    REDFORD, Mich. – (March 25, 2024) – Not listening to his mother paid off for Antoine Evans, who is now the proud Owner/Operator of three Detroit-area McDonald's restaurants. "I started working at McDonald's when I was 15 years-old," Evans said. "My mom always told me that you go during business hours when you're looking for a job. Don't go on the weekends because the boss is probably busy, but definitely don't go on a Sunday. Well, I went after hours, I waited for about 30 minutes, the guy said,...

  • Western Wayne County NAACP extends Scholarship Deadline to May 1st

    Dominique Madden|Mar 28, 2024

    The Western Wayne County Branch of the NAACP is pleased to announce the application period for our 2024 scholarship. This year we will award four (4) scholarships to deserving high school graduates selected from the 24 cities that we serve. The criteria for consideration: * Graduating high school senior with a cumulative 2.5 or higher GPA * A resident or attend school in one of the 24 cities located in the WWC NAACP jurisdiction * A college, community college, or trade school acceptance letter...

  • Hummingbird Bean Soup is Both Flavorful and Convenient

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|Mar 28, 2024

    More than 15 years ago, one of our local Detroit newspaper's food section ran a piece on an easy to make, chili-like soup called Hummingbird Bean Soup. I saved the clipping, tried out the recipe, and Hummingbird Bean Soup has been a household favorite ever since. The recipe originates from a cookbook titled "Truly Unusual Soups" by Lu Lockwood. Never fear, dear reader, for although the soup is filled with plenty of kidney beans, not a single hummingbird is harmed in the making of this delicious...