Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Garbage human John Engler resigns after saying Nassar victims enjoy the 'spotlight'

Posted By on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 9:52 PM

Garbage human and former GOP governor John Engler has resigned from his post as interim president of Michigan State University. His announcement came several days after controversial comments about Larry Nassar's sexual assault victims, some of who he said were "enjoying" the "recognition." The announcement also came after MSU...

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Rashida Tlaib target of bigoted comments by Florida commissioner

Posted By on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 4:48 PM

Southern Florida commissioner Anabelle Lima-Taub has accused Muslim congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) of wanting to “blow up Capitol Hill.” Five days after Tlaib called President Donald Trump a “motherfucker,” the Hallandale Beach city commissioner signed a petition urging the White House to remove Tlaib from office. She shared the petition...

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Comedian Jim Gaffigan to Headline 27th annual Comedy Night in Detroit

Posted By on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 1:01 PM

Forgotten Harvest has found an unlikely partner in their fight to feed all of metro Detroit. He wrote two New York Times best-sellers, was nominated for four Grammys, reached platinum sales and is the father of five. And this summer, the critically acclaimed comedian Jim Gaffigan will bring his...

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MSU trustee: Engler's 'reign of terror' done as Dems take over board

Posted By on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 10:42 AM

Former GOP Michigan Governor John Engler's stint as interim president of Michigan State University could come to an end this week. The MSU Board of Trustees is planning a Thursday special meeting at which it will likely consider his fate, the Free Press reports. Last year, Democrats and Republicans...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Interim MSU President John Engler says Larry Nassar victims are 'enjoying' the 'spotlight'

Posted By on Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:54 AM

Michigan State University Interim President and former GOP Michigan governor John Engler is facing backlash for saying that some Larry Nassar sexual assault victims are enjoying the attention. Engler made the statement to The Detroit News editorial board on Friday, though The News piece didn't focus on the comments....

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Boil water advisory lifted in downtown Detroit and lower east side

Posted By on Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 10:45 AM

On Tuesday morning, officials from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department and the Great Lakes Water Authority lifted the boil water advisory warning for downtown Detroit and parts of the city's lower east side. The advisory was put into place on Saturday after a break in a city water main...

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Creepy Warren mayor Fouts on tape: 'you could get a 16-year-old girl' in Amsterdam

Posted By on Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 11:56 AM

Audio of 76-year-old Warren Mayor Jim Fouts talking about the possibility of having sex with 16-year-old girls in Amsterdam has surfaced. On Monday, Motor City Muckraker published the recording in which Fouts tells an employee in 2013 that “any kind of sex you want is legal” in Amsterdam. “They have women...

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Archeological dig along Detroit River unearths 30,000 indigenous artifacts

Posted By on Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 2:07 PM

It's no secret that along the banks of the Detroit River is a trove of sunken trash and treasure: a DeLorean discovered in the '80s, a stolen bronze statue, and guns — lots of guns. But thanks to an ongoing archeological dig, nearly 30,000 artifacts have turned up that...

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State issues recall on marijuana products sold in Detroit and Kalamazoo

Posted By on Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 12:01 PM

As Michigan gets used to the idea of its new marijuana industry, it means we should expect to be getting a safer, state-regulated product in stores. But it also means that Michigan's medical marijuana provisioning centers have come under increased scrutiny. On Thursday, the Michigan's Department of Licensing and...

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Here's a list of Detroit's legal, licensed marijuana provisioning centers that survived the crackdown

Posted By on Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 10:09 AM

Medical marijuana provisioning centers are finally getting licensed, and a handful of them are operating in Detroit. However, those that are unlicensed were supposed to have been shut down before Jan. 1. That crackdown should put a big squeeze on patients who depend on them for their medication. It...

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