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Detroit Suffers Huge Loss After Windstorm on Wednesday

On Wednesday March 8th more than 1 million residents across the state of Michigan was affected by a high windstorm, and as of Saturday March 11th there were still more than 300,000 metro-Detroiters without power. More than 4,000 power lines were pulled down or affected by fallen trees causing the huge outage to all of… Continue reading Detroit Suffers Huge Loss After Windstorm on Wednesday

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Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries: Striving in Community Service

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries was founded in 1909 by David C. Stucky inside of a room at a poultry store. In 1918 the ministry moved into a larger headquarters and started helping and feeding more and more families. By 1928 the organization had grown even more, moved to Jefferson and began feeding as many as… Continue reading Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries: Striving in Community Service

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Blight: A Never Ending Story for the City of Detroit

A Detroit Family is forced to look for residence outside of the city, due to the horrible blight issue in the community. After the riot in 1967, Detroit has struggled to come back and with the recession in the late 90s early 2000s, many families were forced into foreclosure and had to leave their homes.… Continue reading Blight: A Never Ending Story for the City of Detroit

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Dion Shepherd Jr. Talks About 60 Days In and What’s Next

Dion Shepherd Jr. a 25-year-old Detroit native talks about his time in jail and how he plans to make a difference not only in his community but the world around him. Dion’s ambitious personality have gotten him far in just a short period of time, working with Dog the Bounty Hunter his senior year of college,… Continue reading Dion Shepherd Jr. Talks About 60 Days In and What’s Next

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Bates Talks Plans for Future in Football

JaVari Bates opens up about football, his college opportunities and plans on career in the NFL. Since the original story about how Detroit PAL and AYF football saved him from the streets, he is now making plans on his future in football. This past football season was his first as a player for his school’s… Continue reading Bates Talks Plans for Future in Football

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Great Weather and Clear Sky’s lead Detroiters to Meridian Winter Blast

Meridian Winter Blast is back in the city of Detroit January 20-22 and many Metro-Detroiters are making their way to Campus-Martius Park to get in on all the fun. For the 12th time, the Winter Blast has brought many people in the city of Detroit and surrounding area’s together for a weekend of fun. The… Continue reading Great Weather and Clear Sky’s lead Detroiters to Meridian Winter Blast