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MLive.com
WNEM TV-5 manager Al Blinke retiring after 40 years in broadcastingin radio as a reporter, writer and producer at WWJ-News in Detroit. He moved in
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
in radio as a reporter, writer and producer at WWJ-News in Detroit. He moved into television as an assignment editor at WJBK-TV, also in Detroit, then as an assistant news director and assignment manager at WTNH-TV in New Haven, Connecticut. He... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 7 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 7 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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WALB Albany
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
WALB Albany / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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KXXV Waco
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
KXXV Waco / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
White firefighter fired for bringing watermelon as gift; defended by black colleaguesgift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 8 days ago
gift offensive, Fox 2 reported. Watermelons have long been a racist symbol in America, taking back to the era of slavery. WJBK talked to Pattinson on the phone, and he told the reporter it wasn’t a joke, and he didn’t intend to offend his... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Firefighter fired after bringing watermelon as gift to Detroit firehouseto introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift c
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 8 days ago
to introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift choice apparently got him fired, according to WJBK. Instead of the usual gift of doughnuts, 41-year-old probationary firefighter Robert Pattison decided to greet his... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How a watermelon cost a probationary firefighter his jobprobationary firefighter in Detroit was fired after bringing a watermelon to th
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
probationary firefighter in Detroit was fired after bringing a watermelon to the firehouse as an introductory present, WJBK-TV reports. Robert Pattison brought a large watermelon with a pink ribbon attached to a ceremony a second battalion... Read more
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The News & Observer
'Dad gets a say:' Divorced parents go to court over whether to vaccinate childShe also said some vaccines have animal blood in them, the Free Press said. An
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
She also said some vaccines have animal blood in them, the Free Press said. An area pediatrician, Dr. Daniel Schnaar, told WJBK that Matheson’s assertions about the origin of vaccines are not medically factual. “If I had to testify I would say that... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Firefighter fired after bringing watermelon as gift to firehouseto introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift c
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 9 days ago
to introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift choice apparently got him fired, according to WJBK. Instead of the usual gift of doughnuts, 41-year-old probationary firefighter Robert Pattison decided to greet his... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Firefighter fired after bringing watermelon as gift to Detroit firehouseto introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift c
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 9 days ago
to introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift choice apparently got him fired, according to WJBK. Instead of the usual gift of doughnuts, 41-year-old probationary firefighter Robert Pattison decided to greet his... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Firefighter fired after bringing watermelon as gift to Detroit firehouseto introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift c
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
to introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift choice apparently got him fired, according to WJBK. Instead of the usual gift of doughnuts, 41-year-old probationary firefighter Robert Pattison decided to greet his... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Firefighter fired after bringing watermelon as gift to Detroit firehouseto introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift c
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 9 days ago
to introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift choice apparently got him fired, according to WJBK. Instead of the usual gift of doughnuts, 41-year-old probationary firefighter Robert Pattison decided to greet his... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Firefighter fired after bringing watermelon as gift to Detroit firehouseto introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift c
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
to introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift choice apparently got him fired, according to WJBK. Instead of the usual gift of doughnuts, 41-year-old probationary firefighter Robert Pattison decided to greet his... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Firefighter fired after bringing watermelon as gift to Detroit firehouseto introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift c
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 9 days ago
to introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift choice apparently got him fired, according to WJBK. Instead of the usual gift of doughnuts, 41-year-old probationary firefighter Robert Pattison decided to greet his... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Firefighter fired after bringing watermelon as gift to Detroit firehouseto introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift c
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 9 days ago
to introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift choice apparently got him fired, according to WJBK. Instead of the usual gift of doughnuts, 41-year-old probationary firefighter Robert Pattison decided to greet his... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Firefighter fired after bringing watermelon as gift to Detroit firehouseto introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift c
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 9 days ago
to introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift choice apparently got him fired, according to WJBK. Instead of the usual gift of doughnuts, 41-year-old probationary firefighter Robert Pattison decided to greet his... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Firefighter fired after bringing watermelon as gift to Detroit firehouseto introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift c
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 9 days ago
to introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift choice apparently got him fired, according to WJBK. Instead of the usual gift of doughnuts, 41-year-old probationary firefighter Robert Pattison decided to greet his... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Firefighter fired after bringing watermelon as gift to Detroit firehouseto introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift c
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 9 days ago
to introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift choice apparently got him fired, according to WJBK. Instead of the usual gift of doughnuts, 41-year-old probationary firefighter Robert Pattison decided to greet his... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Firefighter fired after bringing watermelon as gift to Detroit firehouseto introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift c
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 days ago
to introduce themselves with a gift for their colleagues — but one man’s gift choice apparently got him fired, according to WJBK. Instead of the usual gift of doughnuts, 41-year-old probationary firefighter Robert Pattison decided to greet his... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Detroit firefighter fired for bringing watermelon to stationfirst start out as a way to greet their new team. Most people bring in doughnut
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
first start out as a way to greet their new team. Most people bring in doughnuts, Second Battalion Chief Shawn McCarty told WJBK. But Pattison decided to bring in a watermelon wrapped in a pink ribbon, and some of the African-American firefighters... Read more
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Breitbart
Detroit Firefighter Fired for Bringing ‘Racially Insensitive’ Watermelon to Workhimself to his fellow firefighters at Engine 55 at the corner of Joy and Southf
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
himself to his fellow firefighters at Engine 55 at the corner of Joy and Southfield in Detroit by bringing a welcome gift, WJBK reported. Second Battalion Chief Shawn McCarty calls this welcome gift “a tradition” for Engine 55’s... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Las Vegas shooting: Warren man shot at concert is 'grateful' to be homenurse who stabilized his injury. Lee Dorchak was in a wheelchair Wednesday at
Detroit Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
nurse who stabilized his injury. Lee Dorchak was in a wheelchair Wednesday at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. He tells WJBK-TV that he's "grateful" to be home and adds: "There's a lot of people that can't say that." Dorchak says a police... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Michigan man shot in Las Vegas 'grateful' to be homehis injury. Lee Dorchak, a Warren resident, was in a wheelchair Wednesday at D
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 15 days ago
his injury. Lee Dorchak, a Warren resident, was in a wheelchair Wednesday at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. He tells WJBK-TV that he's "grateful" to be home and adds: "There's a lot of people that can't say that." Dorchak says a police... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
GoFundMe for Las Vegas victims raises more than $3M in just 24 hours(WJBK) - The official GoFundMe account for the victims of Sunday's mass shootin
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 15 days ago
(WJBK) - The official GoFundMe account for the victims of Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas raised more than $3 million in just 24 hours. The account was created Monday by Steve Sisolak, the Clark County Commission Chair from Las Vegas. Sisolak... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
How to respond in an active shooter situation(WJBK) - In the event of an active shooter situation, experts have released res
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 17 days ago
(WJBK) - In the event of an active shooter situation, experts have released resources on how to respond in the safest way. As news surrounding the Las Vegas shooting that left 50 people dead and over 400 injured continues to unfold, FOX 2 is taking... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Trump sends 'warmest condolences' to Las Vegas shooting victims and families(WJBK) - President Trump has tweeted his condolences for those affected by the
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 17 days ago
(WJBK) - President Trump has tweeted his condolences for those affected by the mass shooting in Las Vegas. "My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting. God bless you!" his tweet read early... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Oprah Winfrey teases run for president in 2020(WJBK) - Could Oprah Winfrey be the contender to take on Donald Trump for Presi
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 19 days ago
(WJBK) - Could Oprah Winfrey be the contender to take on Donald Trump for President in 2020? The former talk show host hasn't confirmed yes or no, but she's definitely teasing it. Thursday, Winfrey tweeted a link to a New York Post column that... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
old boy attacked by dog on Detroit's west sidea residence on the 18500 block of Muirland Street in the University District ne
Detroit Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
a residence on the 18500 block of Muirland Street in the University District neighborhood. Fire officials told Channel 2 (WJBK-TV) that the dog appeared to be a Gordon Setter that was adopted from a shelter about 10 days earlier. Contact Robert... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit Lions have win stolen in crushing loss to Atlanta Falconsafter the play I didn’t think anything of it,” Tate, who was not available in t
Detroit Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
after the play I didn’t think anything of it,” Tate, who was not available in the locker room after the game, told WJBK-TV. “I thought touchdown, you know, touchdown, and that was it. After I (heard) their review and I thought obviously,... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Two kids rush to save people from burning Romulus apartmentROMULUS, Mich. (WJBK) – More than 30 families have been displaced in an apartme
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted a month ago
ROMULUS, Mich. (WJBK) – More than 30 families have been displaced in an apartment fire Sunday night in Romulus. Romulus fire officials say the blaze started around 6:30 p.m. in the Barrington Apartments off Wayne Road, near Interstate 94. Neighbors... Read more
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Breitbart
Detroit-Area Teacher Placed on Leave Allegedly Used Physical Force to Make Student Stand During the Pledgeanything other than me, don’t worship any idols, and pledging to a flag would k
Breitbart / Posted 1 months ago
anything other than me, don’t worship any idols, and pledging to a flag would kind of be like worshiping it,” Chaney told WJBK. “It’s not if I have a reason or not, it’s my right.” Chaney said he had been doing homework during the pledge on... Read more
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Raw Story
Detroit Lions ban racist fan for calling anthem protesters ‘ignorant n**gers’the hireling and slave/From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave.” “
Raw Story / Posted 1 months ago
the hireling and slave/From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave.” “Everybody has an opinion,” said Graham to WJBK. “He probably could’ve stuck with, ‘he wishes we would’ve stood,’ and I would’ve been like ‘okay’, but to write that... Read more
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