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Associated Press
August 07, 2020 - 10:23 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An elected official in a mostly white county in northern Michigan who used a racist slur prior to a public meeting to describe Black people in Detroit will resign, the county administrator said Friday. Leelanau County Administrator Chet Janik said Tom Eckerle, a member...
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(Robert Kalmbach/Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan via AP)
Associated Press
August 07, 2020 - 6:31 pm
The university believes he assaulted athletes, especially males, during routine physicals and injury exams.
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Lorretta Bradley
Lorretta Bradley (Photo: Detroit Police)
WWJ News
August 07, 2020 - 4:41 pm
Anyone who has seen this missing woman or who knows of her whereabouts is asked to call the Detroit Police 12th Precinct at 313-596-1240
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Henry Baltimore Jr. was MSU's first African American drum major
Courtesy, Andrew Acciaioli
Terri Lee-Sylvester
August 07, 2020 - 3:07 pm
A cold case in mid-Michigan, involving the disappearance of a Michigan State University student, is getting renewed attention thanks to a new documentary. The documentary is titled, "What Happened to Henry?," and it's one of the official selections in the 2020 I See You Awards.
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo: State of Michigan)
WWJ News
August 07, 2020 - 2:41 pm
“We are in a crucial time in our fight against COVID-19, and we must do everything we can to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and the brave men and women on the front lines of this crisis from a second wave."
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Black Business Minute
WWJ News
August 07, 2020 - 2:08 pm
City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas highlights local businesses in “Black Business Minute.”
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(Photo: Marisa Fusinski/WWJ) FILE
WWJ News
August 07, 2020 - 1:41 pm
“COVID-19 and its impact on the economy of the nation and state has made it more difficult for many Michigan families to pay for nutritious food."
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Marisa Jenkins
August 07, 2020 - 11:46 am
“Consumers report that they will be getting creative throughout the month of October to make sure that they can stay safe and still enjoy the Halloween season."
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Devonte Kenney and Matthew  Williams-Brockman
Devonte Dalvin Kenney,,left, and Matthew Lamar Williams-Brockman (Photos: Detroit Police)
WWJ News
August 07, 2020 - 10:54 am
The victim was found early in the morning of July 28, in the 16200 block of Cheyenne St.
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WWJ News
August 07, 2020 - 9:51 am
Now through mid-October, the One Million Michiganders for St. Jude campaign aims to bring one million donors together to support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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