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Archive for September, 2012

Thursday, September 27, 2012 Business and political leaders from metro Detroit testifying before the Michigan House Transportation Committee, September 27, 2012. Left to right: Conan Smith-Washtenaw County Commissioner, Mark Hackel-Macomb County Executive, Robert Daddow-Deputy Oakland County Executive, Chris Brown-COO City of Detroit.

Biz and Political Leaders Pleading for RTA

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 This is the boiler at 677 Atkinson in Detroit. An inspector found it to be only 60% efficient. Homeowners commonly are stuck with high heat bills. Often they don't know how to finance energy upgrades. Or they don't even know how to identify the source of their heat and electricity waste. Better Buildings for Michigan will help.

Sign Up & Save On Heat Bills

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Gabriel Giron and Kirk Latimer are the duo Kinetic Affect. They performed at the YMCA of Bay City March 3, 2012.

Poetry Saving Kids in SW Michigan

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

“The Michigan Poem”

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Some of the youth learning to express their pain through poetry have spent time in the Calhoun County Juvenile Home. This photo  Licensed/Copyright All rights reserved by SEMICH_EL

From Juvenile Home to Poetry Slam

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Autumn Collins is supported by the Urban League Focus Academy in Battle Creek. Her poem  'Identity Theft' is about rape. She performed with other teens at  Kalamazoo Valley Community College, March 3, 2012.

More Talented Poets Comin’ Up

Monday, September 17, 2012

Bullying Hurts

Monday, September 17, 2012

Record Black Buffalo Fish Caught

Friday, September 7, 2012 Photos from the Michigan State Fair at 8 Mile and Woodward in Detroit before it closed in 2009.

State Fair Magic