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Photo Friday: Archival Preservation

Since it is Preservation Week, today’s Photo Friday features an image from one of the collections we have been working to stabilize. For the past few weeks my colleague, Belinda Krencicki, and I have photographed and captured metadata for the watercolor paintings, pen and pencil drawings, and pastels in the James Scripps Booth and John McLaughlin Booth Papers. 89 more words


Detroit Lions Looking to Improve Wi-Fi Connectivity

Alright alright, before you start making jokes about finding a good quarterback or good receiver, or worry about improve their win-loss record, let me tell you that I agree with all of those sentiments. 192 more words


Det News: Snyder pitches $30 million for Flint water bill refunds

According to the Detroit News: “Snyder pitches $30 million for Flint water bill refunds” (2/3/16), Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) announced today a $30 million proposal to help Flint residents pay for their water bills. 161 more words

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Flint Rapper, Jon Connor talks aftermath of water crisis.

Funny thing happened to me on my way to Flint the other day. Well not so much funny as it was interesting. We stopped in a suburban computer store, cameras in tow, to purchase a few memory cards when the cashier asked what we were going to be filming. 1,270 more words


Feds deny Snyder’s request to raise Flint WIC eligibility

The Detroit News:

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has rejected Michigan’s request to increase access for Flint children ages 5 to 10 to the federal nutritional program for low-income women and children.

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Detroit mom killed while on the way to pick son up from basketball practice

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DETROIT — Erica Garner put her 11-year old son in to a basketball program to keep him on the right path. She was there every night to pick him up after practice. 275 more words