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Evans files to run for Wayne Co. exec as Ficano launches re-election bid

— Former Wayne County Sheriff Warren Evans filed to run for county executive in a crowded field as incumbent Executive Robert Ficano, flanked by electrical union members, officially kicked off Monday his bid for a fourth term. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit recovery to be subject of Wayne State course

Detroit — The ongoing efforts to turn around bankrupt Detroit will be the subject of a course starting this spring at Wayne State University. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Wayne County’s tenuous fiscal position puts control of future at stake

Major credit rating agencies continue to monitor the financial state of Wayne County as Executive Robert Ficano’s deficit elimination plan has encountered skepticism from county commissioners whose approval is required. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Lawsuit Claims Wayne State Bilked Research Money From US

Lawsuit Claims Wayne State Bilked Research Money From US DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – A lawsuit filed by a fired medical school professor says Wayne State University bilked more than $ 169 million in research grant money from the U.S. government. The lawsuit, filed by Christian Kreipke in 2012 and investigated by the … Full News here – […]

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Fired professor’s suit alleges Wayne State defrauded U.S. of $169M

A former Wayne State University assistantprofessor is suing the university and the university physician group, alleging they fraudulently submitted inflated research grant proposals for reimbursement by the U.S. government. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Here is why landlords could do well in Wayne County

CNN has a message to all prospective landlords: Head to Wayne County! Occupancy and rental rates are increasing, the report says, creating an opportunity for serious returns on investments. In fact, after comparing the median sales price of homes to average monthly rents in nearly 1,600 counties, RealtyTrac found that Detroit’s Wayne County offers landlords […]

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Wayne County Commission moves closer to putting bus tax on August ballot

Voters in many Wayne County communities will likely be asked for a 40 percent increase in tax support for Metro Detroit’s suburban bus service in a 1-mill proposal headed for August’s primary ballot. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Wayne State boosts room and board 5.2% for freshmen, 3% for others

Incoming freshmen at Wayne State University can expect to pay $ 8,762 annually for room and board, following a rate increase approved Friday by the Board of Governors. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Eminem explains why he almost dissed Kanye West, Drake & Lil Wayne; hear his interview

DETROIT, MI — Eminem recently gave an interview to Los Angeles radio station Power 106 FM and shed some light on why he nearly dissed a few years back some of his most successful peers in the rap game. “There were times that it didn’t feel good to be me,” Eminem told host Big Boy. […]

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Smart phone defeats dumb criminals at Wayne State University in Detroit

Had it not been for the modern marvels of cell phone GPS technology, multiple thieves suspected of robberies on or near the Wayne State University campus might be stalking their next victim. Full News here – Detroit News

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Wayne State president inauguration ceremony set

Detroit — Wayne State University is preparing for the inauguration of school President Dr. M. Roy Wilson. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Wayne Circuit Judge McCree removed from bench

Wayne County Circuit Judge Wade H. McCree Jr. has been removed from public office and will be suspended if voters re-elect him this year, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled today. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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While Oakland County Clerk opened Saturday for gay marriages, logistics kept Wayne and Macomb offices closed

While same-sex weddings took place at the Oakland County Clerk’s office on Saturday, couples in the rest of Metro Detroit missed the brief window when gay marriage was legal as the Wayne and Macomb county clerk’s offices stayed closed for financial and logistical reasons. Full News here – Detroit News

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Wayne State researcher studying pancreatic cancer wins $50K grant

A professor at a local cancer center and university has won a $ 50,000 grant for research on how pancreatic cancer cells respond to a protein that can interfere with the effectiveness of chemotherapy. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Wayne Co. exec Ficano takes steps toward re-election campaign

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano hasn’t officially announced he is running for re-election, but all signs point to him seeking another four-year term in the fall. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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