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Articles from the May 16, 2024 edition

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  • Wayne County Deploys Air Quality Monitoring Network in Southwest Detroit and Other Downriver Communities

    Clifton R Kirkman II, Telegram Reporter|May 16, 2024

    Americans continue to be harmed by the air quality that surrounds them, each and every time they step outside of their homes, etc. About 1 in 4 Americans and close to 120 million people live in areas where, the quality of air creates health issues and the end result leads to death. Unfortunately, those who are most disproportionately affected are people of color, according to the American Lung Association. Research shows that, "African Americans tend to live where there is greater exposure to...

  • New Wayne City Manager Works to Improve City Services

    Renee Summers, Telegram Reporter|May 16, 2024

    WAYNE - Wayne City Manager Diane Webb took on her new role on January 23 of this year, after being selected for the job by Wayne City Council on December 19. Former city manager Lisa Nocerini resigned the position in August 2023 and Wayne Police Chief Ryan Strong had been serving as interim city manager in the months since. A native of Garden City, Webb brings with her a wealth of skills and experience having begun her work life with Michigan Bell (now AT&T) where she began as a field...

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