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From Aurora to Detroit, the price of no gun control leadership

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Last week we were awakened to the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado where 12 people were shot to death in a movie theater and many more were wounded, and others in critical condition by a lone gunman underscore why we need leadership on gun control.

Unfortunately, neither of the presidential candidates, incumbent, President Obama and his Republican

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Streetcars for Detroit’s Woodward Ave. are just two years away, advocate says

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Streetcars disappeared from Detroit decades ago, but a group of prominent business and philanthropic leaders are trying to build a modern version of the once-popular transit system.

Auto racing legend Roger Penske, Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, the Kresge Foundation and others have raised nearly $100 million for a proposed streetcar system

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Hair Fun, Hair Mysteries and Hair Don'ts

Part of the nature of show business is for performers to “look different.” That is what the public expects. Take clothing, for example. If people go to a concert — rock concerts generally excluded — they do not want to see the performers wearing things they just saw last weekend at JC Penney, Sears or wherever. Which is the main reason why enterta

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How good is Dream Team 2012?

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The 2012 Olympic Games are so close I can taste them. Without a doubt gymnastics, swimming, diving and, of course the centerpiece track and field are the marquee events in the month- long international world sporting festival.

However, since covering my first Olympic Games as a journalist in 1996, I have seen the continued growth of

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Black judges salute legendary legal luminary Damon Keith at Hartford

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JUDGE DAMON J. KEITH (seated center, left) with members of the Michigan Black Judges Association.

 

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Nearly 30 judges from courtrooms across the state attended the special 90th birthday celebration service for Judge Damon J. Keith, senior judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Court at Hartford

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