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Articles from the August 22, 2019 edition

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US Steel plans to temporarily lay off up to 200 workers in Michigan

United States Steel will temporarily lay off workers at its Great Lakes facility in Michigan in coming weeks, according to a filing the steelmaker made with the State of Michigan. In a Worker... Full story

 
 By Renee Summers    News    August 22, 2019

State Representative Alex Garza Remains In Touch with Voters

In 2013, Taylor resident Alex Garza knocked on over 15,000 doors, encouraging residents to vote for him in his bid for a seat on city council. At age 19, Garza won election, becoming the youngest... Full story

 

Racism is still a major problem in U.S.

f you can't remember a time when overt racism was at this level in America during your lifetime, that's because the majority of Americans alive today have never lived through an America this bad. For... Full story

 
 By Xaiver Jones    Sports    August 22, 2019

River Rouge Football Prepares For The Fall

There is never a time where Coach Corey Parker, his company of dedicated coaches, and his proficient team of football players aren't striving for greatness. The ten year mark of Parker's tenure is slo... Full story

 

It's Puerto Rico vs. California for the world championship of the Junior League Baseball World Series on Sunday in Taylor

AYLOR, MICHIGAN – Teams from Puerto Rico and California will play for the world championship in the 13- and 14-year-old division of Little League Baseball during the 39th annual Junior League... Full story

 

After Five Years, NY Police Officer Who Chokes Eric Garner to Death on Video is Finally Fired

On August 19, New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced the firing of Officer Daniel Pantaleo. Pantaleo. Pantaleo choked Eric Garner, 43, to death on a sidewalk in Staten Island New... Full story

 

Splash Bash Free Water Fun Comes to Westland

Summer is beginning to wind down and Back to School sales are everywhere, but that doesn't mean all the fun is over yet. The city of Westland is hosting an outdoor family-friendly event which...

 

Jamestown to Jamestown: Commemorating 400 Years of the African Diaspora Experience

History commonly and most often points to late August in the year 1619 when some "20 and odd Negroes" originating from Angola arrived in the British colony of Jamestown, Virginia as the first documented enslaved Africans to land in what is now the... Full story

 

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