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April 1, 2009 by Hector Noel (Register to contact)

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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: Scores from regional finals  Detroit Free Press

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

Michigan high school football playoffs: Second-round pairings  Detroit Free Press

Second-round Michigan high school football playoff pairings. Times will be updated when announced.

Meet the 2018 Free Press All-West high school football team  Detroit Free Press

The following are the Detroit Free Press All-West football first, second and honorable mention teams.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Student collapses, dies in front of Detroit high school  WDIV Detroit

DETROIT - A 17-year-old Detroit Public Schools student who was a senior at Martin Luther King Jr. High School passed out in front of the school Tuesday ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

5 things to watch in today's election  Crain's Detroit Business

Election Day is here. Michigan voters headed to the polls Tuesday to decide who will be the Great Lakes State's next governor, attorney general, secretary of ...

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 ...

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.

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.

McCabe: Scarber turns into King’s top CB in Div. 2 win over WL Western  Detroit Free Press

Jesse Scarber moved into the Detroit King starting lineup late in his freshman year. The starting lineup of King's basketball team. As for football ... not so much.

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.

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.

Is your school among the worst-performing in Michigan?  Detroit Free Press

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 ...

Lawsuit filed for Dexter counselor's rape report handling  Fox 2 Detroit

Most school students are returning to school soon, but one southeast Michigan district is facing a federal lawsuit.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Third Precinct Commander Charged in Alcohol Related Car Incident  MI Headlines

DETROIT, MI – Third Precinct Commander Johnny Alfred Thomas, 48-years-old, has been charged in connection with an alcohol related car incident. Johnny ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lincoln football coach Darrius Alexander logs plenty of time with his team  The Macomb Daily

Darrius Alexander is a high school football coach. He's also a mathematics teacher. Alexander has a bachelor's of science degree from Ferris State. He has a ...

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”

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 ...

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.

Duke star RJ Barrett talks playing at Madison Square Garden, NBA tanking

NEW YORK -- For all the hype over Zion Mania on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden, it might have been easy to overlook his teammate RJ Barrett.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Police recover endangered missing 8-year-old girl from Taylor home  Fox 2 Detroit

UPDATE (9 p.m.): Michigan State Troopers entered a Taylor home and removed an 8-year-old girl who had been missing, believed to have been taken by her ...

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 ...

Michigan State student found dead in dormitory  WDIV Detroit

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

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?

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.

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 ...

Replay: Michigan State football 35, Indiana 21  Lansing State Journal

Michigan State is coming off a bye week after losing to Arizona State. Can the Spartans rebound vs. upstart and unbeaten Indiana?

United Stars Showcase Top Performers  247Sports

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

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 ...

Detroit parade glides through decades of memories  The Detroit News

America's Thanksgiving Parade celebrates 90 years of floats, marching bands and holiday spirit.

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 ...

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 ...

Body found near Troy shopping plaza is homeless man who died in his sleep: sources  Fox 2 Detroit

Authorities are working to identify the man whose remains were found near a popular shopping plaza in Troy.

Thanksgiving parade draws 1 million to downtown Detroit  The Detroit News

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

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, ...

Pace Recruits 52 for 2011 Football Team

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

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

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

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