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OLYMPIC GOLD!

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If you’re one of the millions of viewers who watched the Olympics recently, you’re not alone. Nielsen research shows that the all-important, mega-produced opening ceremony in London garnered a stunning 40.7 million total U.S. viewers (Blacks made up 3 million of those watching), annihilating all previously held records for a Summer Olympics bro

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Michigan Supreme Court: Put PA4 on November ballot

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The Michigan Supreme Court ruled on Friday, Aug. 3, that a repeal of the Public Act 4, Emergency Financial Law should be placed on the Nov. 6 ballot.

Michigan’s highest court is controlled by Republicans, 4-3. However, GOP Justice Mary Beth Kelly broke from the majority in this case and provided the decisive vote to order the state Board of C

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Serena and Venus double up!

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LONDON — Serena and Venus Williams have made the Wimbledon Lawn and Tennis Center their personal playground. The sisters have each won five Wimbledon singles titles.

For Serena it has been an unbelievable month. First, she wins her fifth Wimbledon Grand Slam singles, then she comes right back and doubles her pleasure with two more gold medals, one in

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Johnson: Is Bing for Detroit - or Obama?

Johnson: Is Bing for Detroit - or Obama?

The Michigan Supreme Court's narrow decision to put Public Act 4, the Emergency Manager Law, on the November ballot was the right thing to do. But the ruling presents for Mayor Dave Bing - who has publicly declared his opposition to the act - a political dilemma. Will he campaign for its repeal - or its defeat? The law was passed by the

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit