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Mamie King-Chalmers, Detroiter and civil rights advocate, dies at 81

Mamie King-Chalmers never sugarcoated for her children, she told the blunt truth. When she told them stories of growing up as a Black person in Birmingham, Alabama, her daughter Lasuria Allman said, she was straightforward: They were treated like dogs. For it was telling God's honest truth that would equip her children, and later grandchildren, with the tools necessary for navigating life in the United States as Black people.
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Urban Meyer has shocking Michigan opinion

Throughout his seven seasons as the head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes, Urban Meyer saw the Michigan Wolverines as his biggest rival. But now as a college football analyst for Fox and the Big Ten Network, the two-time national champion head coach sees the Wolverines as something else: the top team in college football. Read more... The post Urban Meyer has shocking Michigan opinion appeared first on The Comeback: Today’s Top Sports Stories & Reactions.
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Man tries to set Detroit store on fire, police say

(CBS DETROIT) - Detroit police are looking for a man who they say lit a garbage dumpster on fire and tried to spread that fire to a nearby store.According to DPD, a man was seen setting fire to the dumpster Tuesday night behind the Wonder Super Food Market on Shoemaker Street. Police said the man then walked to the building and poured a flammable liquid on the store. He tried to set it on fire, but it failed to ignite.Police said the man is between the ages of 55 and 60, and appears to be around 6 feet tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black hat, green coat, and blue jeans at the time.Anyone with information is asked to call DPD's arson unit at 313-628-2900 or call Crime Stoppers at 800-Speak Up.
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Paul Whelan's brother says goal is "to get Paul home before my parents die"

(CBS DETROIT) - It's been nearly four years since Paul Whelan of Novi has seen his family."It's the fourth Thanksgiving, it's the fourth birthday, it's the fourth Christmas," David Whelan, Paul Whelan's brother says.Yet, the road to get the former Marine back home from a Russian prison is still unclear."Paul is a former Marine and was helping a another former Marine who was getting married to a Russian woman. The wedding was going to be held in Moscow. Paul went over to help out with the wedding party and he had friends, Russian friends at the time, and one of...

Defensive breakdown with Vance Bedford (Week 12): 'Broyles award not worth anything if Minter doesn't win'

Every week TMI’s Sam Webb and former Michigan defensive backs coach and Oklahoma State, Louisville, and Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford come together for the Michigan defensive breakdown, a review of the prior week’s contest with a deep dive into game strategy and analysis. Bedford uses his decades of coordinating experience to explain key takeaways for the Wolverines moving forward. To view the most recent installment in its entirety, press play on the video embed below.

Urban Meyer has surprise pick for current No. 1 team

The Georgia Bulldogs enter championship weekend as the consensus No. 1 team in the nation, but Urban Meyer has a different pick. In an appearance on Big Ten Network, the former Ohio State coach argued that the Michigan Wolverines deserve to be ranked No. 1, largely on the strength of their win over the then-No. 2 Buckeyes.

Detroit Lions as healthy as they’ve been all season for Week 13 vs. Jaguars

LB Julian Okwara (elbow)-Out OG Jonah Jackson (concussion)-No designation. Detroit Lions healthier than they’ve been all season this week. Brown will miss a second straight game with an ankle issue, and the Lions’ right guard/backup center doesn’t appear close to playing. Julian Okwara suffered an elbow injury against the Bills on Thanksgiving Day, when he braced himself from a fall. He may also miss a few games.

Babyface Ray Dropped Two of the Year’s Best Rap Albums—and He’s Just Getting Started

The smoke in Babyface Ray’s downtown Los Angeles hotel room is so thick you imagine his people had stopped at a special-effects rental warehouse on their way in from LAX. The Detroit rapper, in town briefly before a flight to New York for a taping of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, is in fact fresh from the airport; aDetroit native, he and a small group of friends are watching a rebroadcast of the Pistons’ loss to the Clippers from the night before. His new album, MOB—out today, and his second 2022 release after January’s authoritative, excellent Face—has been finished for some time, and aside from these press obligations, there’s little left to do but wait and pass blunts.

Breaking News: Michigan QB Cade McNamara Intends to Transfer to Iowa

Less than four months after losing the Michigan Wolverines starting quarterback job to J.J. McCarthy and recovering from knee surgery, former Michigan quarterback Cade McNamara has entered the NCAA transfer portal and announced his intention to join the Iowa Hawkeyes in 2023. McNamara Loses Michigan Job, Stays in Big Ten.
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WWII veteran and Detroit native celebrated ahead of 100th birthday

Washington Township — A World War II veteran on the cusp of his 100th birthday got a special treat Friday: A surprise gathering to mark the Washington Township resident's big day. Ed Chasney was honored at the Blessed Years Fellowship's weekly luncheon at Stoney Creek Church with a surprise...

Detroit police officer shocked by live wire responding to car crash

DETROIT (FOX 2) - A Detroit police officer was shocked by a live wire responding to a car crash on the city's west side. The officer is expected to recover and is in stable condition, according to a spokesperson with the Detroit Police Department. The car crash happened in the...

Did you know you can recycle tennis balls in bins around Ann Arbor?

ANN ARBOR – The City of Ann Arbor and Recycle Ann Arbor have partnered for the past six years to help residents recycle their old tennis balls. The city collects the tennis balls and sends them to RecycleBalls where they are repurposed into recreational surfaces like tennis courts. Tennis...

Former Tigers outfielder waived, outrighted by Orioles

Outfielder Daz Cameron was waived this week by the Baltimore Orioles, three weeks after being claimed from the Detroit Tigers. This time, Cameron cleared waivers and was outrighted to the Orioles’ Triple-A affiliate in Norfolk. Cameron, who turns 26 in January, hit .201 with five homers and nine stolen...

City of Ann Arbor seeks volunteers for new neighbor snow removal program

ANN ARBOR – Do you enjoy shoveling? Have some extra time this season to put in some volunteer work? Just want to help a neighbor?. The City of Ann Arbor is launching a new neighborhood snow removal program called “A2 Snow Match” that will pair residents with nearby neighbors to help with snow removal from sidewalks.