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King Alum elected to head local organization of the Prince Hall Shriners in Lawton, Oklahoma. Hector Noel a 1975 graduate assumed the leadership role of Menes Shrine Temple #32. Nobles of the Mystic Shrine in Lawton, Oklahoma for the 2nd consecutive year.

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61st annual Ford Fireworks show in downtown Detroit June 24  Fox 2 Detroit

Thousands of people are expected to head downtown tonight for the 61st annual Ford Fireworks along the Detroit River.

Everything you need to know about 2019 Ford Fireworks in Downtown Detroit  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

The 2019 Ford Fireworks on the Detroit River will launch tonight! Here's everything you need to know. Produced by The Parade Company and recognized as ...

Organizer Says Tonight's Ford Fireworks In Detroit Will Be 'Best Ever'  WWJ Newsradio 950

(WWJ) "Ready, Set, Go" is the theme for the 61st Annual Detroit Fireworks tonight. Tony Michaels, CEO of the Parade Company, which produces the event, says ...

Rumors of Detroit serial killer at-large are false, police say  Fox 2 Detroit

The Detroit Police Department is trying to dispell the rumors of a serial killer on the run in Detroit.

King HS grad receives $2 million in scholarships, top school offers  Fox 2 Detroit

DETROIT (WJBK) - She worked hard and it paid off. A high school graduate from Detroit has nearly two dozen offers to go to the nation's top schools.

No more back-door admissions to Detroit's most selective high schools after all students take screening exam  Chalkbeat Colorado

Dramatic changes to the way Detroit's main district decides who can get into its most selective schools meant more students were accepted from district middle ...

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

Michigan high school football playoffs: District final predictions  Detroit Free Press

The Son of Swami predicts the district final games around the state of Michigan.

Top 10 2020 Michigan high school football prospects, where they're leaning  Detroit Free Press

Here is a breakdown of the top 10 state of Michigan prospects in the 2020 class, and a look at where they might play college football.

Michigan high school football playoffs: First-round scores  Detroit Free Press

Scores from the first round of Michigan high school football playoffs.

Michigan high school football playoffs: Scores from regional finals  Detroit Free Press

Michigan high school football playoff scores from the MHSAA regional finals.

Detroit King students hold protest march about school conditions  Fox 2 Detroit

DETROIT (WJBK) - Students at Detroit's Martin Luther King High School show solidarity with their teachers. They held a protest Friday demanding an end to ...

Michigan high school football playoffs: District championship schedule  Detroit Free Press

Here are the matchups for this weekend's district finals schedule in the Michigan high school football playoffs. All MHSAA football playoff games are Friday at 7 ...

Xenith: How Detroit Builds A Helmet  CBS Detroit

Detroit, MI (CBS Detroit) – After several head injuries during his football career, Vin Ferrara, a former Harvard quarterback and Columbia University MD, believed ...

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

10 must-knows in Michigan as the kids head back to school  Detroit Free Press

Most Michigan public school students start the 2018-19 school year today.

In 2018, 35 more Michigan schools could face closure  Detroit Free Press

In addition to the 38 schools the state School Reform Office has identified for closure, 35 more could find themselves facing closure — or some other type of ...

As auto show gets underway, boil water advisory hits downtown Detroit  Detroit Free Press

A water main break late Saturday night forced a boil water advisory for downtown Detroit, just as the annual auto show was getting underway with thousands of ...

Long lines, some snags as voters hit the polls  The Detroit News

Heavy voter turnout and longer-than-usual lines were reported at many polling locales in Metro Detroit on Election Day, with scattered problems at some ...

High metal levels cause water to be shut off at DPSCD schools  The Detroit News

Drinking water will be turned off in all schools at DPSCD after initial results for 16 schools showed higher than acceptable levels for copper/lead.

Vitti gets an earful on teacher vacancies on first day  Detroit Free Press

Nikolai Vitti's first day as the superintendent of the Detroit Public Schools Community District was an intense day of interviews, meetings, school visits and a ...

Detroit's Center for Community Based Enterprise has an innovative approach to improve work culture — make employees the owners  Detroit Metro Times

The nonprofit Center for Community Based Enterprise is headquartered inside Detroit's First Unitarian Universalist Church in the Cass Corridor, with a ...

Martin Luther King Day holiday events  The Detroit News

FRIDAY. Wayne State University's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute: Doors open at 9 a.m. and the program begins at 10 a.m. Max M. Fisher Music Center, 3711 ...

Detroit teens reimagine criminal justice with alternative to new jail  Detroit Metro Times

Last Saturday on Detroit's near east side, groups of teens sat huddled around tables talking about the future of their city. They were discussing something...

Ford Fireworks on the Detroit River on June 24: What you need to know  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

The 2019 Ford Fireworks on the Detroit River will launch on June 24! Here's everything you need to know. Produced by The Parade Company and recognized ...

A sneak peek at the 2019 North American International Auto Show  WILX-TV

GM's decision is sure to be one of the hot button topics during this week's North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Purdue Football Recruiting: Marvin Grant Signs LOI!  Hammer and Rails

Name: Marvin Grant. Hometown: Detroit, Michigan - Martin Luther King High School. Position & Size: Safety, 6'2”, 195 Pounds. Ranking: 4*. Offers: Boston ...

King (Detroit) star Ambry Thomas honored to be named U.S. Army All-American  USA TODAY High School Sports

The first game of Ambry Thomas' sophomore year, he intercepted a pass and returned it 80 yards for a touchdown for Detroit King. “I said 'OK.' I wanted to see if ...

Michigan State rivalry 'personal' for cornerback Lavert Hill  The Michigan Daily

Lavert Hill, now a starting defensive back for the seventh-ranked Wolverines, will finally have the opportunity to make his mark on the Michigan-Michigan State ...

1 in 10 Detroit schools makes grade in nonprofit's study  The Detroit News

Detroit — Just 1 in 10 schools serving Detroit students received a high enough grade to be recommended by a nonprofit that evaluated more than 200 schools.

Weather, voting snafus can't dampen high election turnout  The Detroit News

Michigan voters came to the polls in large numbers Tuesday to decide races across the state.

In Michigan, path to elite colleges flows through richer high schools (interactive map)  Bridge Michigan

Which schools produce the most Spartans, Wolverines and Ivy Leaguers? Map showing where high schoolers attend college contains some surprises.

Ambry Thomas feels 'hate' for Michigan State, desires redemption  The Michigan Daily

The old adage about in-state rivalries says the implications of a loss extend far beyond a single game. Sometimes, the worst part of defeat is hearing about it ...

Former Detroit Martin Luther King boys basketball coach still intends to fight removal from position

Pierre Brooks plans to fight his removal as head basketball coach at Detroit Martin Luther King. (Jared Purcell | By Jared Purcell ...

Off-duty Detroit police officer killed in crash: 'A loss to this department'  Detroit Free Press

At a press conference on Thursday, Detroit Police Chief James Craig identified the officer killed in a car crash early this morning as James Hearn.

Former Packers LB Nick Perry Visiting Seahawks  SeahawkMaven

After battling injuries in recent seasons, Perry could reunite with his former college coach Pete Carroll in Seattle.

Six more meetings set on controversial Michigan social studies standards  Bridge Michigan

Michigan residents have six more chances to offer their views on a draft of new social studies standards – a draft that deletes references to gay rights, climate ...

Your guide to the 60th annual Ford Fireworks display in Detroit

DETROIT, MI - Celebrating its 60th year, the Ford Fireworks display will welcome thousands to the Detroit River area Monday. The 2018 fireworks are set to ...

In an already struggling district, Detroit schools deal with extreme teacher shortage  Detroit Free Press

As of April 27, Detroit Public Schools Community District had 263 teacher vacancies, 161 of which were being filled by long-term substitute teachers.

Here's which Detroit schools could be closed, as confusion about their future deepens  Chalkbeat Colorado

What happens next in the whiplash-inducing school closure fight remains unclear and seems likely to end up in the courts. Here's what we know — and what we ...

More public input sought on Michigan's social studies standards  The Detroit News

State education department has arranged six sessions to collect public input on proposed changes to state social studies standards for public schools.

Is your school among the worst-performing in Michigan?

The State School Reform Office has released the list of Michigan schools that performed in the bottom 5% academically in 2015, based on the results of the ...

Catch 22: Ranking the state's top 2017 football recruits  Lansing State Journal

The Lansing State Journal's annual list of top 22 high school football recruits in Michigan.

How Milwaukee Teachers Beat Back Cuts and Busywork  Labor Notes

Collective bargaining is all but illegal for public sector workers in Wisconsin. So how did Milwaukee teachers not only block major cuts to public schools but also ...

Coahoma Football Has Successful Signing Day  Coahoma Community College

Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4044 - Vashon Jones - ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

New Detroit school chief brings back a familiar face: Alycia Meriweather  Detroit Free Press

Nikolai Vitti has begun his transformation of the Detroit public school district at the top, hiring former interim superintendent Alycia Meriweather as his first deputy ...

With Detroit Public Schools on the brink, district looks to recruit teachers  Michigan Radio

Amidst tremendous uncertainty about its future existence, the Detroit Public Schools is trying to recruit teachers. The district is holding a “DPS Day”

School bus involved in crash with three cars on Detroit's east side  WXYZ Detroit

A school bus was involved in a crash on Detroit's east side Thursday morning, police say. Three cars were involved in the accident near East Jefferson and ...

Jermain Crowell's reign commences at Belleville  The Detroit News

Belleville — a big thunderstorm went through the area late Monday afternoon just before Jermain Crowell was set to begin his head coaching career with the ...

MSU football player with Downriver ties one of three charged in on-campus sexual assault  Southgate News Herald

A Michigan State University football player who played two years Downriver during his high school years was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a ...

5 sophomore break-out candidates for Michigan football ahead of 2018 season  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

It's been a strangely quiet offseason for Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan football team after the most disappointing season of his tenure.

Reports: Dennis Norfleet kicked off football team  The Michigan Daily

According to Dale Harvel, Norfleet's coach at Detroit's Martin Luther King High School, the decision to remove Norfleet from the team was a disciplinary one.

Detroit TV dance show 'The Scene' throwing 30-year anniversary party  Detroit Free Press

Techno? Detroit gave birth to an art form that spread worldwide. Hip-hop? New York is the birthplace of that genre. But, "The Scene," a daily dance show that ...

'Turnaround specialist' Wilbourn looks to repeat success at Detroit's Mumford High School

When Kevyn Orr took over as Detroit's Emergency Manager, he was heralded by Gov. Snyder as a "turnaround specialist." At Detroit's once-troubled Denby High ...

Metro Detroit flood victims desperate for FEMA aid  Detroit Free Press

Several FEMA disaster recovery centers opened Tuesday in the tri-county area to help residents apply for federal disaster assistance.

Live Cycle Delight fitness center set to open in Detroit's West Village  Crain's Detroit Business

A new fitness center that offers classes in cycling, yoga and weight training is expected to open late next month in Detroit's West Village. Detroit native Amina ...

UB Football Announces Signing Class - News 4

MOBILE, AL - University at Buffalo football head coach Lance Leipold announced the initial signees for the 2019 recruiting class on the first day of the National ...

Practice makes perfect at new basketball facility in Farmington Hills

Procters aim to stress fundamentals in unique facility which has two half courts, seven shooting stations and three ball handing stations.

20 eye-catching stats in the Michigan high school football record book

Here is a glance at some of the most stunning records set in the past 15 years in Michigan high school football.

Kent State surprises by landing two quarterback recruits

Kent State has added two quarterbacks among its new recruits, expecting to sign at least 20 players by the end National College Signing Day 2017.

LISTEN: Detroit's Campground Comes Back To Life, Shifts At Shinola, Stroh's Beer, And David DeMuth, CEO of Doner  Daily Detroit

This is your Daily Detroit News Byte for February 23, 2018. Your headlines: There are major Shakeups at Ford Motor Company – and a shift at Shinola. Stroh's is ...

Michigan State Recruiting: The curious case of 4-star CB Lavert Hill  Spartan Avenue

With National Signing Day approaching, where does Michigan State stand with four-star stud defensive back Lavert Hill?

Michigan State student found dead in dormitory  WDIV Detroit

You can tell by her smile Olivia Pryor was a shining light of Detroit. Just...

What You Need To Know For The Ford Fireworks On The Detroit River  CBS Detroit

DETROIT – We're less than a week away from the spectacular annual display of fireworks along the Detroit and Windsor skyline. Plan early and pack more water ...

Flint Firebirds' lone black star Jalen Smereck defies odds to land NHL deal

FLINT, MI -- Jalen Smereck realizes that haters come along with being a trailblazer. Way before the Motown native became the first African-American player to ...

State Superintendent: Two-thirds of Michigan's 98 lowest-achieving schools are in Metro Detroit

The State of Michigan today released a list of 98 Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools, and 65 of those schools are in Metro Detroit school districts.

Detroit Ford Fireworks 2017: Curfew, Parking, Street Closures, All You Need to Know

Ford Fireworks Guide: Everything You Need To Know - Detroit, MI - Also in this guide, where to find lost children, bus and People Mover changes, what you can ...

Detroit Themes Make Historic Indoor Shopping Center's 50th Year an Exciting Celebration  Daily Detroit

Westland Mall turns 50, and what better way to celebrate than one giant birthday bash tomorrow, Saturday July 25 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. They won't only be ...

Cultural Cannibalism: Detroit's new underground music  The Michigan Daily

In the Motor City — where the auto industry and the exuberant culture it helped fund are still *fresh* corpses — “recycling” doesn't really capture the feel of what's ...

Officers of the Year Honored  Monroe Evening News

This year's Officers of the Year are Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy Douglas Bender; Michigan State Police Trooper Herman Brown; Dundee Police Officer ...

Column: Fight to keep Karen King's killer behind bars resumes 12 years after verdict  The Saginaw News -

Quietly, the ghost of one of Saginaw's most haunting legacies is threatening to stir back to life. His name is Shytour Williams. For those who don't recognize the ...

United Stars Showcase Top Performers  247Sports

Indiana tight end Anthony Torres was among the best at the United Stars Showcase in Chicago on Saturday.

Thanksgiving parade draws 1 million to downtown Detroit  The Detroit News

Some 20000 run in annual Turkey Trot; Thanksgiving Day parade a cherished tradition.

Business elite woo former Detroiters  The Detroit News

Detroit — Gov. Rick Snyder was among a local A-list movers and shakers who came out Wednesday night to woo an A-list group of movers and shakers with ties ...

Rowing News: Fall 2015 Rowing Recruits |

Fall 2015 Rowing Recruits - Rowing news on row2k, one of the premier sources of rowing and sculling news, rowing results, rowing information, rowing features, ...

Meet the newest WSU Cougars on National Signing Day  The Seattle Times

Short bios of WSU's newest signees on National Signing Day.

Pace Recruits 52 for 2011 Football Team

Pleasantville-Briarcliff Manor, NY - The Setters are gearing up for the upcoming season.

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