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1 hr ago | Crain's Detroit Business

Teaching artists how not to starve

"The arts have always been about entrepreneurship because artists, at some level, have to feed themselves," said Matthew Seeger, dean of Wayne State University 's College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Westland Observer

Two vie for Democratic spot in 13th Congressional District

Age: 59 Employment: Pastor, New Destiny Baptist Church Family: Two Children; Horace Sheffield, IV and Mary Sheffield Education: bachelor of arts in History and English, Wayne State University; master of arts in Public Administration, University of Michigan-Dearborn; master of arts in Biblical Studies, Ashland Theological Seminary Community ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dearborn, MI, University of Michigan Dearborn, Michigan

Sat Jul 12, 2014

News Herald

New cooperative tone helps Detroit weather bankruptcy

DETROIT a?? A year into Detroit's historic bankruptcy, state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr says the mayor and City Council are ready to run the city once his tenure ends in September.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

USA Today

New cooperative tone helps Detroit weather bankruptcy

A year into Detroit's historic bankruptcy, state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr says the mayor and City Council are ready to run the city once his tenure ends in September.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Battle Creek doctor Joe Schwarz tells tales of his CIA days

Sitting in his office, Joe Schwarz still remembers the rockets hitting his compound in Vietnam and fearing he might be shot by friendly members of the Laotian army more than 40 years ago.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Travel, Asia Travel, Vietnam Travel, US Military, US Navy, Indonesia Travel

Detroit Free Press

Forum on housing discrimination to be held Saturday at WSU

The forum is from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at Wayne Law School, 471 W. Palmer St., Detroit.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Grosse Ile, MI, African-American

Daily Kos

Downtown Detroit Tours during NN14--Visitors and Locals All Invited to Join Sun 7/20 or Fri 7/18

Here's a last-minute opportunity for NN14-goers-or anyone in downtown Detroit on Sunday, 7/20 : a custom tour with Michael Boettcher.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Liberal Political News

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Detroit Sports Commission Prep Kickoff Classic Presented By Tim Hortons

Detroit Sports Commission Prep Kickoff Classic Presented By Tim Hortons. This event will be a 3 day event at Wayne State University bewtween Thursday, August 28 and Saturday August 30. The campaign will run through the summer with results being posted periodically to this page.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Michigan Radio

Detroit has a maternal death rate that is triple the nation's

Data from the state Department of Community Health show a maternal death rate that is even higher than countries like Libya and Vietnam.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Mises Economics Blog

Can Higher Ed Really Be This Clueless?

Readers of the Mises Economics Blog will be glad to know of a job opening : Detroit's Wayne State University is seeking "a nationally prominent academic leader for the Coleman A. Young Endowed Chair in Urban Affairs."

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Daily Mail

Stem cell patient has NOSE grows on her back after 8 years

A woman has developed a nose-like growth eight years after a stem cell treatment to cure her paralysis failed.

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Related Topix: World News, Portugal, Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Metro Times

Building family behind bars

That can be a financial stress in many households. But Anderson, a caring father, vowed to pay for his daughter's dress despite the protests of his wife, who didn't want to set the girl up for disappointment.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Family, Parenting, Mound Correctional Facility

Metro Times

Complexions attempts to redefine contemporary ballet

For the past 20 years, New York's Complexions has sought to change all that, and the contemporary ballet company is once again bringing its brand of world-class dance to Detroit.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Detroit, MI, Pilates, Fitness

ClickOnDetroit

Find out what's inspiring young women in metro Detroit

COLLEGE IS STILL A FEW YEARS OFF. BUT THESE GIRLS ARE GETTING AN EARLY TASTE OF CAMPUS LIFE.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Standardized Testing, Education

EurekAlert!

Industry group release testing recommendations for oligonucleotide-based therapeutics

New Rochelle, NY, July 8, 2014-Novel oligonucleotide-based drugs in development offer promising alternatives for treating a range of diseases.

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Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY, Medicine, Pharmacology, Duke University

MLive.com

Metro Detroit Youth Day returns to Belle Isle tomorrow for 32nd year

Metro Detroit Youth Day is celebrating its 32nd annual event with more than 34,000 metro Detroit youths from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9 at Belle Isle's athletic fields.

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EurekAlert!

Growing old with HIV: Age-related diseases are bigger problem for African American women

AIDS Patient Care and STDs is the leading journal for clinicians, enabling them to keep pace with the latest developments in this evolving field.

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Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY, Georgetown University, Cornell University

Northern Michigan News

Wayne State plans Detroit Equity Action Lab

Wayne State University has received a $1.3 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to support a new effort to address issues of structural racism in Detroit.

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Detroit News

Wayne State gets $1.3M grant to address Detroit's structural racism

Wayne State University has received a $1.3 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to support a new effort to address issues of structural racism in Detroit.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

WJRT

News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press

A veteran officer has been named the new police chief in Battle Creek. Jim Blocker was appointed Thursday following a 90-day trial run.

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Related Topix: Brighton, MI

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