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Read “To all of my sisters,” a poem submitted to Metro Times by former Mich. prisoner Sylvester Long

Sylvester Long was born and raised in Detroit. In 1985, at age 26, he went to prison, and served 15 years in 16 different Michigan facilities. “To all of my sisters” is a poem he wrote in 1986, while incarcerated. He sent it to MT last week. It moved us, so we thought we’d share […]

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Metro Detroit Youth Day remains a success as thousands of youth flock to Belle Isle

DETROIT — It was a cool and comfortable day on Belle Isle for the 32nd annual Metro Detroit Youth Day on Wednesday. An estimated 40,000 youth and volunteers came together for a day filled with activities, ceremonies, entrainment and educational… Full News here – Detroit News

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Plans for long-awaited hotel in Metro Detroit’s Royal Oak delayed

Plans for a highly anticipated hotel development in downtown Royal Oak appear to have taken a minor step backward, after the City Commission agreed unanimously to send the project back to the Planning Commission for consideration. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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United outsourcing jobs at Detroit Metro, 11 other airports

Associated Press – DALLAS  — United Airlines is outsourcing more than 600 jobs at 12 airports around the country, including Detroit Metro, to cut costs while adding jobs at other airports. The airline said Monday that it notified employees of the decision, which had been expected since May. They include ticket and gate agents and […]

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Knife found in shoe at Detroit Metro Airport, authorities say

Authorities say an airline passenger has been arrested in Michigan after being found with a knife concealed inside the bottom lining of one of his shoes. Full News here – freep

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A look at the ongoing Metro Times and Grosse Pointe “beef”

It’s on, Grosse Pointe. Last week, that exclusive east side community all but declared war on Metro Times when disgruntled resident Andrea Lavigne demanded a ban on our little paper, citing concerns that MT‘s advertisements were thinly-veiled covers for human trafficking. GP city council considered a ban and said no. Lavigne then took her quest to the GP Library Board, […]

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Dave Coulier’s wedding turns into ABC ‘Full House’ reunion; Metro Detroit native’s photos surface

DETROIT, MI — Comedian Dave Coulier, a 54-year-old native of St. Clair Shores, reportedly had a star-studded wedding Wednesday in Montana that turned into a reunion for a hit 90s sitcom. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Metro Detroit among top ten areas of U.S for job growth, study says

Since the recession some U.S metros have become more competitive in attracting their shares of the overall jobs added to the labor force, and Metro Detroit is among the top ten metros in the country on this front. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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12-screen Cinemark NexGen movie theatre coming to Metro Detroit’s Southland Center

A 12-screen, 50,000-square-foot movie theatre with lounging recliners is expected to open at Southland Center in fall 2015 Full News here – Detroit Business News

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38 metro Detroit road projects get special funding from state; here’s a list

Chris Gautz – While Michigan lawmakers failed to achieve a long-term funding solution for the state’s roads before their summer break, they did settle on approving 124 specific projects that will receive $ 115 million in special state funding this year. House Speaker Jase Bolger, R-Marshall, announced the funding Wednesday. The project list includes 38 […]

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Crews make repairs after thousands without power in metro Detroit

Crews make repairs after thousands without power in metro Detroit AND SUSPECT REMAINS IN JAIL, CHARGED WITH ASSAULT. AND WE HAVE BEEN WORKING AT IT FOR 20ERS HOURS. D. IT HAS RESTOREDTO POWER TO 82,000 CUSTOMERS AFFECTED BY THE ROUND OF STORMS LAST NIGHT. TONIGHT … Full News here – Read more on WDIV Detroit

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Storms knock out power to 140K in Metro Detroit

More than 140,000 customers of DTE Energy woke up without power this morning and that number is climbing. "We're not sure we have peaked yet because we expect that number to climb as people wake up and find out that they're without power," DTE spokeswoman Randi Berris said. "The highest concentration of outages are in […]

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Is Metro Times so offensive it needs to be behind the counter?

We’ve been informed our publication will no longer be available in the vestibules of Grosse Pointe public libraries–they are moving them behind the counter, where citizens will be required to ask the Librarian for an issue.   The post Is Metro Times so offensive it needs to be behind the counter? appeared first on Metro […]

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Home values rising in Metro Detroit, but ‘underwater’ homeowners keep inventory low

Metro Detroit home values have been rising by double-digits for more than a year, and though on-market inventory finally edged up last month, it still remains low. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Metro Detroit health systems Beaumont, Oakwood and Botsford reach definitive agreement to combine operations

The combined health system will have eight hospitals and 153 other patient care sites. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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