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Detroit-Forward

Positive stories in Detroit plus a way to nominate a hero or business moving Detroit forward during Covid-19. 

In a photo provided by The Call to Unite, Oprah Winfrey speaks during the 24-hour live event, which was transmitted Friday, May 1, 2020. (The Call to Unite via AP)
Associated Press
May 12, 2020 - 11:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey, who visited arenas earlier this year on a wellness tour, is bringing the idea to living rooms while people are homebound due to the coronavirus pandemic. The media mogul on Tuesday announced “Oprah’s Your Life in Focus: A Vision Forward — Live Virtual Experience,” a...
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Chris Sommer
May 08, 2020 - 1:20 pm
Nationally-recognized veterinarian Dr. Carol Osborne spoke to KRLD about how dogs will have the ability to screen several thousand people per day, leading to a much-needed expansion of testing in the U.S. and other nations fighting the pandemic.
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People wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus stand near an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, May 8, 2020. Asian shares surged Friday on optimism the worst of the economic fallout from the pandemic may be over, as Wall Street logged its biggest rally in a week.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
AP News
May 07, 2020 - 11:45 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares surged Friday on optimism the worst of the economic fallout from the pandemic may be over, as Wall Street logged its biggest rally in a week. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 jumped 1.8% to 20,025.91. South Korea's Kospi jumped 1.3% to 1,954.48. Australia's S&P/ASX 200...
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RADIO.COM Staff
May 07, 2020 - 10:38 am
Ruben Caceres, a teacher at Hector Garcia Middle School in Dallas, Texas, used his stimulus money to make masks for his students and their families to help protect them from the spread of coronavirus.
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WWJ News
May 07, 2020 - 7:40 am
What's next? Andrew Blake says the immediate reality is that at the end of the month things will come back online in terms of public life.
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This image released by W.W. Norton shows poet Major Jackson. Jackson says that he and his wife and fellow poet, Didi Jackson, committed themselves to writing every day once they began sheltering in place, a way of distracting themselves from current events but also to absorb them. (Erin Patrice O'Brien/W.W. Norton via AP)
AP News
May 06, 2020 - 10:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As the coronavirus spread in March, poet Ada Limon struggled at first to write, feeling “flattened and silenced” by a pandemic that had shut down much of the world she knew. “I could call nothing to me. I’d think of a sound, a word, a subject and it was all failing,” she told The...
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RADIO.COM Staff
May 06, 2020 - 7:30 am
Lowe’s is partnering with with small business growers and Uber to deliver a Mother’s Day treat to those in senior housing facilities, the company announced Tuesday in a new release.
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Johnny Lopez
May 05, 2020 - 6:01 pm
Starbucks is getting ready to ramp up operations. As parts of the country begins to slowly open up, the chain has announced they plan to have 85% of their stores up and running by the end of the week.
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Eldis Sula
May 05, 2020 - 4:21 pm
To celebrate National Nurses Week, we’ve compiled a list of restaurants and chains offering discounts and free food to medical and emergency personnel on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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WWJ News
May 05, 2020 - 1:42 pm
Southwest Detroit Eateries Offer Meal Kits For Cinco; Round-Up Of Deals, Mexican Places To Order From Across Metro Detroit
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