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A Barefoot Fantasia Barrino Sings Soulful Tribute At Aretha Franklin’s Funeral
“And I hope she don’t mind, I don’t think she would, but I think I’m gonna come out of my shoes,” Barrino said before her moving performance in Detroit.
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Bill Clinton Remembers Aretha Franklin At Detroit Funeral
"We started out as, like, Aretha Franklin groupies or something," the former president said.
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Detroit Mayor Plans To Rename Waterfront Park For Aretha Franklin
The iconic singer called the city home for decades.
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Everything You Need To Know About Aretha Franklin’s Funeral
The “Queen of Soul” is being laid to rest.
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Detroit To Shut Off Drinking Water At All Public Schools Because Of Contamination
By Suzannah Gonzales, Reuters
Elevated levels of lead and copper were discovered in the water at several recently-tested schools.
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Taylor Swift Honors Aretha Franklin With Moment Of Silence At Detroit Gig
The pop star called on fans to "reflect on our love and respect" for the Queen of Soul.
Ariana Grande To Perform At Aretha Franklin's Funeral After Emotional Tribute
The pop star joins already announced performers like Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson and Chaka Khan.
Beyoncé And Jay-Z's Detroit Tour Stop Was All About Aretha Franklin
Beyoncé paid tribute to the ailing Queen of Soul after DJ Khaled whipped up the crowd with one of her most iconic songs.
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How These Midwest Organizations Are Giving Back In Unexpected Ways
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If the Upper Midwest is known for anything, it’s hospitality. Whether you’re taking a stroll down a small-town street or
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Pets Keep Dying On Planes
The most-recent airline pet death is an 8-year-old dog who died in a cargo facility during a layover in Detroit.
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Radio Station Announces No More Kanye
“We just are refusing to give him a platform,” said the hosts of Detroit’s “The Bounce.”
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The Problem With Rebuilding Detroit
Ford's rumored purchase of vacant Michigan Central Station raises the potentially ugly tradeoff between private cash and public benefit.
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Reggie Bullock Wants Rainbow NBA Jerseys To Bring 'LGBTQ Into Sports'
The Detroit Pistons' player has been a staunch advocate for the LGBTQ community.
Trapped In An Internet Desert, Detroit Teens Struggle To Stay Online
By Kate Abbey-Lambertz, On Assignment For HuffPost
Many without computers or reliable internet rely on free computer labs or public WiFi networks to do their homework.
Muslim Gubernatorial Candidate Knows He's A Big 'Middle Finger' To Trump Administration
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed hopes the things that set him apart can bring Michigan together.
Black Beekeepers Are Transforming Detroit’s Vacant Lots Into Bee Farms
"Work hard, stay bumble" is their nonprofit motto.
Newspaper Devotes Entire Front Page To Naming 155 Survivors Of Larry Nassar's Abuse
The Detroit Free Press showed its support for women who "bravely" spoke out against the disgraced doctor.
The Only Thing Standing Between This Father And Deportation Is A Church
This father immigrated from Albania to Michigan 17 years ago. Now, if he steps foot outside of this church, he’ll be deported. The reverend says she isn’t going to let that happen.
Bright Flash And Loud Boom Ignite Meteor Speculation In Great Lakes Region
The National Weather Service in Detroit confirms that the "flash and boom" were not from lightning.
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Authorities Deport Man Who Had Lived In The U.S. For 30 Years
“I got to leave my family behind, knowing that they’re probably going to have a hard time adjusting," Jorge Garcia said.
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Woman Says Man Sexually Assaulted Her While She Slept On A Flight
The man allegedly did this while sitting between his wife and the victim.
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Dogs Left Outside In The Cold Have Died And Been Found ‘Frozen Solid’
Animal welfare groups are urging people to keep pets inside and warm.
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Tiny Bird Found In Cockpit Forces Delta Flight To Make A U-Turn
The unwelcome passenger was later trapped and set free.
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4 Heartwarming Stories of Triumph Over Adversity In 2017
It wasn’t all unrelenting doom and gloom in 2017.
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Why Black People Own Guns
HuffPost spoke with 11 black gun owners to figure out what gun ownership means in a country determined to keep its black populace unarmed.
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Police Confirm Another Freeway Shooting In Michigan
There is no known relationship between any of the victims.
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