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Riley: Time to end the longest relationship that I've ever had

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Not keen on a wedding shower

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SC: Find the perfect wedding gown with Keasha’s TV show

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Michigan woman pulls gun on back-to-school shoppers at Walmart

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Pet parrot sends Michigan woman to prison for murder of husband

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Man fatally shot in dispute over woman on Detroit's west side

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Fall in Love All Over Again at these Detroit Anniversary Hot Spots

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Lions' Caldwell brushes off pleas he deserves job security
It was a question that was raised by ESPN commentators Sean McDonough and Jon Gruden during Monday night’s nationally televised game, and led to the broadcasting duo to clamor that Caldwell has done enough to earn some job security. Yet, Caldwell is unfazed by the Monday Night Football crew’s pleas that he deserves an extended stay in Detroit. “I heard a little buzz about it, but it's not important,” Caldwell said Tuesday   Read More ...
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After 5 months in jail, doctor in genital cutting case released on $4.5M bond
Millions of little girls and young women have been subjected to a painful rite of passage that involves cutting their genitals — often without anesthesia — for centuries in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Detroit Free Press. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, the lead defendant in a historic genital mutilation case who has been locked up for five months, is about to taste freedom again thanks to generous friends: They offered more than $4   Read More ...
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Riley: Time to end the longest relationship that I've ever had
I knew it was over. I knew it was over long before I decided to do something about it. It's hard to say good-bye when you have shared your most intimate conversations, travel plans, deepest feelings, gossip, medical reports, parenting tips, heartbreak — every single day. It's hard to say good-bye. But sometimes you have to do what you must. You can't stay with someone because it is familiar, because it is easier, because you are afraid of change   Read More ...
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Not keen on a wedding shower
Adapted from a recent online discussion. Hi, Carolyn! I’m getting married in six months! I’m getting pressure from friends who want to throw me a shower. It’s really not my thing. Is this required? — Don’t Want a Wedding Shower. Dear Don’t: Pressure to throw you a party you don’t want, and they’re not relatives. … I do wonder that they’re thinking   Read More ...
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Abby: In-laws could pose threat to reconciliation
Dear Abby: I have been married for 15 years and love my wife very much, but we drifted apart. Then I went and did something really stupid and had an affair. It lasted only a few weeks, and I regret it. My now-ex-wife and I are still working on our relationship. Yes, it was the wrong thing to do, but because of the affair, we have grown closer than we have ever been   Read More ...
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SC: Find the perfect wedding gown with Keasha’s TV show
Find the perfect wedding gown with ‘Keasha’s Perfect Dress’ “It’s all about having fun, living your fantasy and, of course, finding the perfect dress,” explains celebrity fashion stylist Keasha Rigsby. Keasha owns Beautiful Bridal Boutique in downtown Detroit, and now she takes some of her bride experiences to national television with the debut of her new show, “Keasha’s Perfect Dress.” On the show, Keasha is shadowed as she finds the perfect wedding dress for a diverse variety of brides   Read More ...
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Abby: Hands-on approach to other women disturbs wife
Dear Abby: My husband cannot be around a female without putting his hands on her shoulder or back. He ‘’has’’ to touch. I’m not jealous, but embarrassed when I see women cringe and the expression on their faces sometimes. I keep hoping one of them will confront him about it. It’s getting worse the older he gets, especially with younger women   Read More ...
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NY Fashion Week: Tracy Reese gives voice to women
New York -- During New York Fashion Week, Tracy Reese gave voice to her models — literally. The young designers at Oscar de la Renta seemed to be taking the luxury label in a more casual direction with denim and other relaxed garments. And Carolina Herrera, who showed previously at the Frick Collection, found another stunning venue for her runway show: the Museum of Modern Art   Read More ...
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Toddler steals hearts at Detroit's ceremony honoring heroes and victims of Sept. 11 terror
Hundreds of volunteers worked in shifts at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City to pack donated meals for families displaced by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma as part of the national 9/11 day of service. (Sept. 11) Buy Photo. On the 16th anniversary of the terrorist acts of Sept. 11, 2001, Detroit's law enforcement leaders and troops of Detroit police appeared in dress uniforms and starched shirts at Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit to stand -- ramrod straight -- in honor of those who died in the horrific attack on America   Read More ...
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Trump, first lady prepare to commemorate Sept. 11
Washington — President Donald Trump is preparing to preside over his first 9/11 commemoration in office, a solemn and nonpartisan occasion in which he will be joined by first lady Melania Trump. The Trumps plan to observe a moment of silence at the White House on Monday in remembrance of the nearly 3,000 people who were killed when hijackers flew commercial airplanes into New York’s World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania   Read More ...
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‘I’ll See You in Heaven’: Michigan Mom of 6 Who Refused Cancer Treatment to Deliver Her Baby Dies at 37
Carrie DeKlyen, the Michigan mother of six who sacrificed cancer treatment that would have saved her life but ended her pregnancy, died Saturday — three days after delivering her newborn baby. She was 37. Her husband Nick DeKlyn told the Associated Press that Carrie was surrounded by family at the time of her death. Nick said one of the last things he said to his wife was “I’ll see you in Heaven   Read More ...
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Michigan Mom of 6 Who Refused Cancer Treatment to Deliver Her Baby Dies at 37
Carrie DeKlyen, the Michigan mother of six who sacrificed cancer treatment that would have saved her life but ended her pregnancy, died Saturday — three days after delivering her newborn baby. She was 37. Her husband Nick DeKlyn told the Associated Press that Carrie was surrounded by family at the time of her death. Nick said one of the last things he said to his wife was “I’ll see you in Heaven   Read More ...
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Michigan woman pulls gun on back-to-school shoppers at Walmart
A Michigan mother pulled a gun on two women who argued with her daughter over the last notebook on a shelf at Walmart. The mother, 51, pulled out her weapon and threatened the pair of shoppers after they grabbed her daughter’s hair, police said. The three women squabbled over the rightful ownership of a single notebook, police said, WCRZ reported. “It was in the back to school section, over the purchase of a notebook,” Det   Read More ...
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Woman Kicked Out of School for 1938 Pregnancy Gets Diploma
She told the superintendent that failing to get a high school diploma was one of the biggest regrets of her life. GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman has received her high school diploma eight decades after being kicked out of school for being pregnant. Iris Weatherwax, 97, was given an honorary diploma, cap and gown on Wednesday, The Flint Journal reported   Read More ...
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Pet parrot sends Michigan woman to prison for murder of husband
WHITE CLOUD, Mich. — A Michigan woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of her husband in a crime apparently witnessed by the man’s pet parrot. 49-year-old Glenna Duram of Sand Lake learned her sentence Monday after a jury found her guilty of first-degree murder and a felony firearm charge last month. Martin Duram, 46, was shot five times in May 2015   Read More ...
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Jacques: Training center a building block for Detroit
Buy Photo. At the revamped Randolph Career and Technical Center, students will get the skills they need to build a better future, as the Detroit school system seeks to rebuild its battered reputation. The center on Detroit’s west side will open next Tuesday after an extensive $10 million renovation — the culmination of a years-long collaboration between the Detroit Public Schools Community District, Mayor Mike Duggan, business leaders, unions and other stakeholders   Read More ...
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Watch: Lions’ jump rope celebration a Dutch treat
Detroit – Lions receivers Marvin Jones, Golden Tate and TJ Jones wanted to do something creative if one of them found the end zone. With the NFL scaling back its restrictions on touchdown celebrations during the offseason, the trio took advantage of the relaxed rules in Saturday’s 16-6 preseason win over the New York Jets at Ford Field. After Marvin Jones capped an 11-play, 78-yard drive with a 5-yard touchdown catch early in the second quarter, he, Tate and Jones joined together to perform a Double Dutch jump rope celebration   Read More ...
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Educators line up for Detroit recruitment fair
Brian Murphy knows Detroit’s school district needs hundreds more teachers as the academic year approaches. And on Thursday, he joined about 150 potential hires at a recruitment fair to help fill those open spots. “I’m looking for that opportunity to shine, to be the person I set out to be,” said the Metro Detroit native, who most recently worked at a charter school, while awaiting an interview for a social studies position   Read More ...
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Column: Tackle Michigan’s skills gap
Buy Photo. We’ve traveled the state talking with employers, and the message from them is clear: We can’t find enough people with in-demand skills to fill jobs that will help us grow and thrive. And we also hear common concerns raised by our educators, who say they struggle to get more students into career-tech classrooms, or lack the staff and resources to get those classes in step with the current needs of the workplace   Read More ...
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Man fatally shot in dispute over woman on Detroit's west side
DETROIT - A 26-year-old man was shot and killed Monday in a dispute over a woman on Detroit's west side. The shots were fired on Dearborn Street near I-75, police said. Two young women got into a fistfight when two men got involved, police said. A man drove up in a red truck, got out and got into a fistfight with one woman's boyfriend, police said   Read More ...
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Women's March convention coming to Detroit in October
Women's March is coming to Cobo Center with its first national event since its January Women's March on Washington, which drew millions of protesters to Washington, D.C., on the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration. Called the Inaugural Women's Convention, the three-day event will run Oct. 27-29 and will include resistance-training workshops, inspirational forums and leadership lessons as the group tries to mobilize in advance of the 2018 midterm elections   Read More ...
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Smith: Celebrating Michigan’s agriculture
“Outta’ My Mind on a Monday Moanin’” Pure Michigan. The food and agriculture industry contributes over $101 billion dollars annually to our state’s economy, and the 923,000 jobs associated with it accounts for about 22 percent of the state’s employment figure. We make a big deal out of our return on investment for money we use to promote tourism in our great state, and well we should   Read More ...
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Mich. false unemployment fraud tally climbs to 43,928
Buy Photo. Lansing — The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency made more than 48,000 false fraud accusations against jobless claimants between October 2013 and August 2015, according to the latest state review. The Michigan Talent and Investment Agency, which oversees the unemployment division, said Friday it has now reversed a total of 43,928 fraud cases from that period. Another 4,955 cases were resolved through a traditional appeals process   Read More ...
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Getter says he shot his best friend in self-defense
Stephen Getter told a jury he shot his best friend in self-defense. “He was coming at me with a knife,” Getter testified Thursday in his Calhoun County Circuit Court murder trial. “I thought my life was in danger.” But he said he didn’t realize until a pathologist testified earlier that all five gunshot wounds were in the back of Robert Barroso   Read More ...
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Joe Haveman: The trouble behind Michigan's unemployment rate
Joe Haveman is the director of government relations at Hope Network. He is also a former Michigan state representative New economic data shows Michigan hit a milestone many thought unthinkable just a few years ago. The unemployment rate dropped below 4%, which hasn’t been seen in 17 years and is far removed from the five straight years between 2008 and 2013 where it exceeded 8%   Read More ...
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Fall in Love All Over Again at these Detroit Anniversary Hot Spots
Whether you want a candlelit dinner in an elegant restaurant or to enjoy nature’s beauty, the Motor City has plenty of romantic spots for you and your significant other to celebrate your anniversary. Plus, most of these locations are within walking distance to other sightseeing destinations. Start planning now!   Read More ...
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Attorney: Killer enraged by love triangle with best friend
An ongoing love-triangle enraged Stephen Getter and led to the death of his childhood friend, a defense attorney told a jury Tuesday. "He sees Robert Barroso and they agree they are going to go to a place to fight," Getter's attorney, Brandon Hultink told a Calhoun County Circuit Court jury Tuesday morning. "That is the way they were going to handle things as friends   Read More ...
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Just for her: She Sheds
Men can keep their man caves. More women are creating a space of their own in she sheds. These small outdoor structures are used for gardening, sewing, art, or just resting. Rhonda Diethelm calls her 208-square-foot shed in her yard in Sterling Heights a "she shed - he shed." She and her husband, Richard, both use it and Richard built it in 2006   Read More ...
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Couple Has Impromptu Hospital Wedding After Baby Is Born on Same Day as Planned Nuptials: ‘It Happened So Fast’
A Michigan couple switched their wedding venue from a lake to a hospital when their daughter was born six weeks early on the day of their planned nuptials. Jael Reinhold, 29, and John Pulcipher, 30, of Traverse City, Michigan, wanted to get married before their daughter was born. They planned a Lake Charlevoix wedding ceremony for about 70 guests on Saturday, July 29—more than a month before their little girl was due   Read More ...
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Kate Upton: I keep 'delaying everything' about wedding with Justin Verlander
TMZ caught up with supermodel Kate Upton and asked her how she spends her time with boyfriend and Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander. More than a year after getting engaged, Kate Upton and Justin Verlander are still in the wedding planning process. And who can blame them? The supermodel and Detroit Tigers right-hander have been pretty busy. While one - Verlander - is trudging through a long 2017 baseball season and has been dealing with trade rumors the past few weeks, the other - Upton - was recently on yet another Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover and has been making the rounds for various modeling shoots and media opportunities   Read More ...
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Column: Students need job-savvy counselors
Buy Photo. As someone who specializes in helping connect employers with potential employees, I’m delighted to report that there are hundreds of good careers available in Michigan, many offering wages and benefits that can range to six figures. Unfortunately, many of these careers won’t be filled, because job seekers, especially our students about to graduate from high school, and their counselors, simply don’t know they exist   Read More ...
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Our editorial: Work toward stronger jobs future
Buy Photo. Gov. Rick Snyder has some unfinished business before he leaves Lansing next year, and his commitment to improving job opportunities for Michiganians remains a top priority. That’s a good use of his time and energy — and will leave a lasting impact. In a tight job market, in which Michigan is competing with its neighboring states for outside investment, the state has to prepare its workers with the skills needed for these high-tech jobs   Read More ...
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How an emancipated slave made it into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame
USA TODAY'S 'HUMANKIND' SERIES SPOTLIGHTS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Blind raccoon gets second shot at life | 1:05 USA TODAY'S 'HUMANKIND' SERIES SPOTLIGHTS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA This special love story will bring you to 'happy tears' | 1:19 Meet Melissa and Randy, a special couple who met 10 years ago, but didn't share their first kiss until their wedding day. Their love story will inspire you, impress you and make you smile   Read More ...
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Ernest Hemingway celebration planned in Petoskey
Petoskey — A celebration of Ernest Hemingway’s birthday will include the dedication of a statue in Petoskey commemorating the author’s ties to northern Michigan. Hemingway was born July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Illinois. His family spent summers at their cottage on Michigan’s Walloon Lake. Hemingway’s adventures in the area inspired many of his early short stories, particularly those involving the character Nick Adams   Read More ...
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Top 10 Detroit Lions with the most to prove entering training camp
A display of the Lions' new video boards, part of their $100-million Ford Field renovations, on July 19, 2017. By Carlos Monarrez, DFP. The Detroit Lions will kick off training camp July 29. Here are the 10 players who have the most to prove this season: No. 10: WR Kenny Golladay. The only reason the third-round pick from Toledo finds himself on this list is because he put himself here by virtue of his excellent minicamp   Read More ...
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Judge denies bond to doctor in Detroit female genital mutilation case
Millions of little girls and young women have been subjected to a painful rite of passage that involves cutting their genitals — often without anesthesia — for centuries in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Detroit Free Press. Buy Photo. A U.S. District Court judge in Detroit today denied bond for Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, a Detroit area physician charged with performing female genital mutilation   Read More ...
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Mother misses son's wedding after church rejects service dog
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Mother misses son's wedding after church rejects service dog
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Mother misses son's wedding after church rejects service dog
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Mother misses son's wedding after church rejects service dog
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