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Detroit mayoral race features colorful candidates & early frontrunners

TweetDETROIT — America’s “Comeback City” will hold its first mayoral election since it emerged from bankruptcy and emergency management and while it’s taking shape as a two-man race,  the pool of candidates looks interesting. Detroit’s mayor is elected on a non-partisan basis, where the candidates are not listed by political party—but the last time Detroit had a Republican mayor, Germany was the only country whose imported cars threatened the American auto industry, the moon was not a place where any human beings were expected to set foot any time soon, and African-AmericansRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 AHA Go Red for Women Luncheon @ The Somerset Collection

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the Somerset Collection for the American Heart Association’s 2017 Go Red for Women luncheon. More than 600 men and women attended this special event in the center court of the shopping center. It featured free heart screenings, a live auction and several heartwarming speakers. This year’s passion speaker was Jennifer Kahn, a local mother who suffered a heart attack after giving birth. Television correspondent Jeannie Mai from “The Real” served as the keynote speaker. She admitted that her uncle died from heart disease. EightRead More


“Implications of Election 2016: How We Got Here & Where We’re Headed” discussed at U-M Ann Arbor


LIVE: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 General Election Results from Metro Detroit

TweetAmericaJR.com has compiled election results from across Michigan and metro Detroit. Here are the results from the Tuesday, Nov. 8th General Election. Note: 96% of precincts are done reporting. This page will be updated throughout the day. U.S. President (Michigan statewide results) Donald Trump (Rep): 2,274,659 votes (47.6%) *Winner Hillary Clinton (Dem): 2,260,642 (47.3%) Gary Johnson (Lib): 172,737 votes (3.6%) Jill Stein (Grn): 51,401 votes (1.1%) U.S. House, 5th district (2-year term) Al Hardwick (Rep.): 111,908 votes (35%) Daniel Kildee (Dem.): 195,076 votes (61%) *Winner Steve Sluka (Lib.): 6,999 votesRead More


WATCH: “Scandal” stars campaign for Clinton across metro Detroit (Exclusive Interviews)

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the Democratic Party offices in Livonia, Mich. on Sunday evening. “Scandal” stars Tony Goldwyn and Katie Lowes made a surprise visit to thank volunteers and staffers. They were joined by fellow actors Adam Shapiro and Anne Marie-Johnson. The four of them also made stops at Wayne State University, Highland Park, Southfield and Royal Oak. Hillary Clinton is currently leading in Michigan, but she’s not taking that for granted. In this video, watch for exclusive interviews with all four stars. Election day is Tuesday, NovemberRead More


WATCH: Hillary Clinton Voter Registration Rally at Wayne State University

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Matthaei Center at Wayne State University in Detroit. In this video, watch as Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton addresses students and supporters. Her visit comes one day following the second presidential debate and one day before the deadline to register to vote. She spoke about making public colleges tuition free, increasing taxes for the rich, the auto industry’s big turnaround, putting people back to work. In addition, Clinton differentiated herself from GOP nominee Donald Trump. Look for interviews with several WSU students following theRead More


Hollister and The National Society of High School Scholars Foundation announce 2016 Anti-Bullying Scholarship Recipients

TweetNew Albany, Ohio — Hollister Co., a brand of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) and the National Society of High School Scholars Foundation (NSHSS Foundation), a 501c3 non-profit charity, are excited to announce the winners of the 2016 Hollister Anti-Bullying Scholarship Award Program. Abercrombie & Fitch created this scholarship program in 2013 as part of its global anti-bullying campaign, and since that time, has awarded 30 outstanding students with 4-year scholarships. The scholarships are given to high school seniors who academically persevered while experiencing bullying, and for students who haveRead More


Hollister Announces 2015 Anti-Bullying Campaign With A Goal Of Reaching 1 Million Students

Tweet  NEW ALBANY, Ohio — Abercrombie & Fitch Co.’s (NYSE: ANF) Hollister brand today announced its 2015 anti-bullying campaign, All Equal. In partnership with indie-pop siblings, Echosmith, known for their hit single, ‘Cool Kids’, the program helps increase anti-bullying awareness. Now in its third year, the campaign continues to gain momentum and aims to reach more than 1 million middle and high school students around the world this year. Since launching the initiative in 2013, the company has donated more than $400,000 to supporting causes, reached over 750,000 students andRead More