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Detroit, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Jeff:

Rare Native American photo collection now in Ann Arbor

The Clements Library at University of Michigan acquired a photo collection with more than 80 indigenous groups represented; plans have been made for research and exhibits. → Read More

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

Of the roughly 1,000 images of Native Americans from the 19th through the early 20th century, Eric Hemenway kept returning to one: a lone woman hoeing potatoes in a Michigan garden. The director of archives and records for the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians was poring over boxes of photos in the Clements Library of University of Michigan, which acquired the rare trove from a collector. → Read More

Police: Iowa woman said she ran over girl in racist attack

CLIVE, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines woman was charged with attempted murder after she told police that she intentionally ran over a 14-year-old girl because she believed the teenager was Mexican, autho… → Read More

Collaboration key to assembling Native American photo trove

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Of the roughly 1,000 images of Native Americans from the 19th through the early 20th century, Eric Hemenway kept returning to one: a lone woman hoeing potatoes in a Michigan… → Read More

Kid Rock's Detroit eatery closing after his anti-Oprah rant

Kid Rock and the company that owns a Detroit arena where his restaurant is located have agreed not to renew the licensing agreement for the eatery → Read More

Kid Rock's Detroit eatery closing after his anti-Oprah rant

A Kid Rock-owned restaurant in Detroit's Little Caesars Arena will close once its licensing agreement expires this spring, the singer and arena operator announced separately Wednesday. The severing of ties between the suburban Detroit-born musician and Ilitch Holdings came days after video surfaced showing Kid Rock ranting against Oprah Winfrey, though neither party tied the parting to the video… → Read More

US growth of Islam creates need for religious scholars

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) - Imam Mohammad Qazwini's deep understanding of Islam and his formal training at a seminary in the holy city of Qom, Iran, draws students to this suburban Detroit classroom just off the large prayer room of a mosque. But there's another attraction. The Quran, Islam's holy book, is written in classical Arabic, but many of the students aren't well-versed in the… → Read More

US growth of Islam creates need for religious scholars

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Imam Mohammad Qazwini's deep understanding of Islam and his formal training at a seminary in the holy city of Qom, Iran, draws students to this suburban Detroit... → Read More

Black Baptist church shaped Cummings' commitment

DETROIT (AP) - To many black clergy, Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings was more than a formidable orator, civil rights champion and passionate public servant. → Read More

Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM's birthplace

FLINT, Mich. (AP) - The birthplace of General Motors has been on an economic roller-coaster ride for more than a century as the automaker rose, crashed and retooled for changing markets. Now, the city of Flint is again steeling for economic impact amid a nationwide United Auto Workers' strike against the automaker. Workers seeking job security and a bigger share of GM's profits have been… → Read More

Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM’s birthplace

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The birthplace of General Motors has been on an economic roller-coaster ride for more than a century as the automaker rose, crashed and retooled for changing markets. Now, the city of Flint is again steeling for economic impact amid a nationwide United Auto Workers’ strike against the automaker. Workers seeking job […] → Read More

Motown Founder Berry Gordy Donates $4M To Museum Expansion

Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is donating $4 million toward a project to expand a museum housed in the Detroit building where he built his music empire. Catch the latest. → Read More

Motown founder Berry Gordy donates $4M to museum expansion

His late sister, Esther Gordy Edwards, founded the museum in the former “Hitsville U.S.A.” headquarters on West Grand Boulevard in 1985. → Read More

Motown founder Berry Gordy donates $4M to museum expansion

DETROIT (AP) — Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is donating $4 million toward a project to expand a museum housed in the Detroit building where he built his music empire, officials announced Wednesday. Gordy's gift, which coincides with the company's 60th anniversary, is the largest individual donation to the project officially announced in 2016, the Motown Museum said. → Read More

Motown founder Berry Gordy donates $4M to museum expansion

DETROIT (AP) - Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr. is donating $4 million toward a project to expand a museum housed in the Detroit building where he built his music empire, officials announced Wednesday. Gordy's gift, which coincides with the company's 60th anniversary, is the largest individual donation to the project officially announced in 2016, the Motown Museum said. It has attracted… → Read More

Cuba Gooding Jr.’s trial on groping charges is postponed

NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr.’s trial on groping charges has been postponed until Oct. 10. Prosecutors said Tuesday they’re still waiting for evidence in the Oscar-winning “Jerry Maguire” star’s case. Jury selection had been set to start this week. Gooding’s lawyers argued against the delay. The actor is accused of placing his hand […] → Read More

7th West Texas mass shooting victim identified; 'truck driver in heaven'

A 35-year-old trucker who was among the seven people killed by a gunman in West Texas was returning home to his family when he was shot, relatives said. → Read More

Victims shot, killed in Odessa shooting identified

The owner of a trucking company who was killed in West Texas had moved from Las Vegas after a 2017 mass shooting at a music festival because he thought it would be safer, a sister said. Rodolfo "Rudy" Arco, a native of Cuba, "felt that Odessa was the place to go. He sold everything in Vegas and moved there, in the hopes that things would be safer for him and the family,"... → Read More

Trucker, mail carrier at work, teen among Texas victims

The owner of a trucking company who was killed in West Texas had moved from Las Vegas after a 2017 mass shooting at a music festival because he thought it → Read More

Ominous Bahamas beach video shows Dorian’s arrival

BAHAMAS (WFLA) — Ominous cell phone video taken from an island in the Atlantic shows Hurricane Dorian’s arrival in the Bahamas. The video was shared on Facebook by Visit Green Turtle Cay, a tourism company for the island in the Bahamas. The 1 p.m. update by the National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Dorian has reached […] → Read More