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Tuesday's The Day: Supreme Court Hearing Arguments On Gay Marriage

WASHINGTON (WWJ/AP) – Tuesday is a potential watershed moment for America’s gay and lesbian couples. After rapid changes that have made same-sex marriage legal in all but 14 states, the Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether it should be the law of the land. 1,035 more words


Ferndale Grounds Plan To Ban Drones After Pushback

FERNDALE (WWJ/AP) – Officials in a Detroit suburb have grounded plans to ban drones from flying over the city.

Ferndale City Council Monday night opted to drop the proposed ban after hearing from about two dozen supporters of the unmanned aerial vehicles. 172 more words


Blind Man Says Restaurant Told Him To Remove Service Dog

FRASER (WWJ/AP) – A 38-year-old blind man says a restaurant eschewed requirements of federal disability law when it asked him to remove his service dog. 308 more words


Man In Custody After Making Suicide Threats In Livonia

LIVONIA (WWJ) — A 60-year-old Livonia man made suicidal threats to police on Monday afternoon.

Middlebelt Rd. was closed for around five hours between Five Mile and Schoolcraft in Livonia as the man sat in his vehicle with a weapon. 55 more words


Michelle Obama To Attend Detroit College Signing Day Event

DETROIT (AP) — First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to speak to students during a citywide “College Signing Day” in Detroit.

The White House says in a release Monday that more than 1,500 students from more than 40 high schools will participate in Friday’s rally hosted at Wayne State University by the Detroit College Access Network. 89 more words


Dog Found In Lansing With Chain In Neck; Authorities Offering $2,500 Reward For Info

MASON (WWJ) — Authorities are offering a reward to anyone with information in the abuse of a dog found in Lansing.

The Michigan Humane Society and Ingham County Animal Control’s Animal Cruelty Task Force are offering a combined $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people responsible for putting a heavy chain around a dog’s neck and neglecting it to the point where it became embedded in his skin. 198 more words


Evans Says Pay Cuts Part Of Plan To Dig Wayne County Out Of $88.5 Million Deficit

DETROIT (WWJ) — Painful cuts are on the way as Wayne County tries to dig out of an $88.5 million deficit.

Wayne County Executive Warren Evans is calling for a five percent pay cut for most workers and expects organizational restructuring that will result in job cuts. 242 more words