After 30 years feminists return to Detroit
No, feminists didn’t all evacuate Detroit 30 years ago. But the National Organization for Women is to hold their convention in Detroit for the first time since 1977. The city is trying to attract more conventions to fill up all its shiny new hotel rooms unfortunately the […]
The big event today is the NAACP presidential forum in Detroit, moderated by CBS’s Russ Mitchell and CNN’s Soledad O’Brien. All eight Democratic candidates — Biden, Clinton, Dodd, Edwards, Gravel, Kucinich, Obama, and Richardson — will be on the stage together at around 10:30 am ET. Tancredo is the sole Republican scheduled to address […]
Commuter train rolling for dollars — State boosts Howell-to-Ann …
The state has guaranteed another $1.4 million for a proposed Howell-to-Ann-Arbor commuter train line that supporters say is necessary to combat congestion on U.S. 23.
The new grant from the Michigan Department of Trans-portation was announced Monday at a meeting where supporters were talking about receiving a […]
Council to discuss Tiger Stadium’s future today
The Detroit City Council will hold a public meeting at 11:15 a.m. today to discuss the future of the Tiger Stadium project.
One plan includes demolishing the abandoned stadium to make room for mixed-use development. If demolition occurs, there might be a sale of memorabilia from the stadium, a move […]
NAACP panel calls for better access to quality health care
Unequal health care was the big theme today at the 98th annual NAACP convention as delegates descended on Cobo Hall in Detroit.
Despite advances in overall health care, African-Americans suffer disproportionately when it comes to access to quality treatment, said panelists on a health forum inside the […]
Our Close-To-Home Bassin’
You don’t need to travel far to try some of Michigan’s best largemouth bass fishing if you live near one of our state’s big cities. There is excellent bassin’ just a short drive from Detroit, Lansing and other metro areas.
Here is a look at waters not far from our big cities that have […]