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As Detroit rape kits sit untested, justice for victims is denied

As Detroit rape kits sit untested, justice for victims is denied
Nearly five years after the discovery of 11,000 abandoned rape evidence kits in a Detroit police warehouse sparked outrage, only about 2,000 of the kits have undergone DNA testing, allowing serial rapists to remain free and in some cases commit more …
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Jewelry store robberies near G.R. & Detroit are related
(WZZM) — Kent County Sheriff's deputies say the three men who robbed a metro Detroit jewelry store Tuesday afternoon are the same men who earlier in the day held up a Plainfield Avenue jeweler. Around 5 p.m. Tuesday, three masked men robbed Tapper's …
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Spirit adds Detroit-Kansas City nonstop flight
Spirit also offers nonstop service from Detroit to Atlantic City, Cancun, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Houston-Bush Intercontinental, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Myrtle Beach, New York-LaGuardia, Orlando and Tampa. Spirit is one …
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Ian Kinsler Tweets Out Photo Of His 'Protection' [PHOTO]

Ian Kinsler Tweets Out Photo Of His 'Protection' [PHOTO]
Caption:DETROIT, MI – APRIL 20: Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers fields the ground ball during the second inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to end the game at Comerica Park on April 20, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The …
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'MiWeek': A deal for Detroit retirees and Michigan's education system
On the latest episode of “MiWeek,” the crew discusses a new deal for Detroit retirees and whether Michigan's education system is making the grade. Host Christy McDonald and Nolan Finley of the Detroit News also talk to our Stephen Henderson about him …
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Anita Baker Lawsuit Claims Company Intended To Embarrass Her Publically

Anita Baker Lawsuit Claims Company Intended To Embarrass Her Publically
DETROIT (WWJ) – Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker has countersued a company that says it hasn't been paid for work done on her Detroit-area home. The Detroit Free Press reports that Baker's attorney says lawyers for Ray A. Smith Painting and …
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Detroit police: 1 dead after shootout between homeowner, home invaders
Carmen: WHO IS TARGETING THEM AND WHY THEY'RE USING A MICHIGAN COLLEGE STUDENT TO TEACH A LESSON. ANOTHER SUSPECT IS KILLED IN CONNECTION WITH AN ATTEMPTED HOME INVASION IN DETROIT, BUT THIS TIME IT …
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Detroit workers speak out against water shutoffs
The city of Detroit is shutting off water service to thousands of households around the city each week for paying their bills late. The ruthless policy is part of the bankruptcy restructuring plan and part of an effort to attract private investors to …
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Rejected Detroit Student Says UM Didn't Accept Her Because of Discrimination

Rejected Detroit Student Says UM Didn't Accept Her Because of Discrimination
Those are just two questions swirling since pro-affirmative action group By Any Means Necessary held a rally on behalf of Detroit high school student Brooke Kimbrough to protest the fact she was rejected. Kimbrough, 17, an African American with …
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Fire At Senior Apartment Building Displaces Residents, Injures Firefighter
ROYAL OAK TWP (WWJ) – Some local senior citizens were forced out of their building because of a fire on Saturday. The incident happened at the Royal Oak Senior Towers on Wyoming Street, in Royal Oak Township. Michigan State Police helped people …
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Detroit native Tom Skerritt comes home Tuesday to reflect on his life
Tom Skerritt figures he was 8, maybe 9, years old when he attended Saturday-morning cultural programs intended to give Detroit public school kids their first glimpse of the city's arts gems. Though he still remembers the Diego Rivera murals at the …
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Pistons' GM search will be aided by former UM football assistant coach
The Detroit Pistons are turning to a former Michigan football assistant coach in their search for a new general manager. Jed Hughes, a representative of national search firm Korn Ferry, has been retained by the team. Korn Ferry assisted with the …
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Kevin Durant pours in 42 as Thunder clip Pistons for No. 2 seed
He drove for the go-ahead dunk with 16.5 seconds left and won a tip over Greg Monroe with 1.8 seconds to go after a scramble for a loose ball resulted in a jump ball in Detroit's end. Detroit's Brandon Jennings could only manage a 30-foot heave at the …
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Summer 2014 Detroit Electronic Music Festival cancelled, rescheduled for next
DETROIT, Mich. (WXYZ) – The Detroit Electronic Music Festival, or DEMF will not be taking place as planned this summer. Keep in mind, this doesn't affect The Movement Festival, which is still slated to play on Memorial Day weekend. DEMF was supposed to …
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Reviewing the Detroit Lions' 2010 draft
Over the past two weeks, we took a look at the last 10 first rounds from the Detroit Lions — all the drafts that had Martin Mayhew as either the team's general manager or assistant general manager. This week, we're looking specifically at the Lions …
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No Pension Cuts For Retired Detroit Police, Firefighters In Bankruptcy Agreement
DETROIT (WWJ) – Uniformed retirees would see no cuts to their pension benefits under an agreement between the city of Detroit and police and fire unions. Under the deal, announced Tuesday, City of Detroit and the Retired Detroit Police and Fire …
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Metro Detroit Breaks Record For Snowiest Winter Ever
DETROIT (WWJ) – It's hard to believe but after temperatures in the 70s on Tuesday, metro Detroit is waking up to a fresh coating of snow. But did the spring storm set us over the record for the snowiest winter ever? According to the National Weather …
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Snow Expected To Stick Overnight In Southeast Michigan (Seriously)

Snow Expected To Stick Overnight In Southeast Michigan (Seriously)
Devore says the air will remain chilly enough Tuesday morning that metro Detroit could see a snow shower or some flurries as temperatures struggle to inch up toward 40 degrees. Detroit is “this close” to breaking its all-time snow record of 93.6 inches …
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Teen charged in Detroit beating of driver
DETROIT — The youngest suspect arrested in the beating last week of a Macomb County man was called an instigator in the attack during a court hearing Saturday at the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Center in Detroit. "He was one of the first to throw …
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If the Lions trade up, who should they take?
In a scenario where the Detroit Lions move up to No. 2 overall and a quarterback goes first, who are you taking? Interesting question from Jerry Mallory. Who do you take? Poll. Scenario: The Lions trade up to No. 2 overall and a quarterback goes No. 1.
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Three Metro Detroit breweries win medals at World Beer Cup
DETROIT, MI – Last weekend three Metro Detroit breweries were given gold and bronze medals at the World Beer Cup in Denver, which included 1,403 breweries from 58 countries. The contest, first held in Vail, Colo. in 1996, awarded gold, silver and …
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Burst Of Severe Weather Cuts Power, Damages Homes In SE Michigan

Burst Of Severe Weather Cuts Power, Damages Homes In SE Michigan
DETROIT (WWJ) – Thousands of homes and businesses are without power after damaging winds and heavy rain hit the parts of southeast Michigan Saturday evening. DTE Energy says more than 62,000 customers without power. Trained spotters for the …
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Stadium construction financing: If you fund it …
Construction financing for stadiums in Detroit has been a mix of public and private money — or both — since the Detroit Tigers built Navin Field (which later became Tiger Stadium) in 1912 for $ 300,000. The team sold the stadium to the city for $ 1 in …
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Why Contribute to Deadline Detroit?

Why Contribute to Deadline Detroit?
In the meantime, we'll continue to produce Deadline Detroit. Some people, including some counterparts at publications owned by out-of-town corporations with deep pockets, ask: Why should we pay anything for Deadline Detroit? Some of those folks work …
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Macomb County executive wants Detroit mayor, not emergency manager in
Mark-Hackel.JPG Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel in a May 29, 2013 file photo. Hackel wants Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, rather than the city's emergency manager Kevyn Orr, at the table in negotiations over regionalizing the Detroit Water and …
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