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theGRIO REPORT - Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker could rejoin his team in time for the start of the MLB Playoffs next week after suffering a stroke in Chicago last week.
DETROIT - Countless millions of people have spent hours on Google Maps checking out its unique Street View function for years with the cameras often catching some pretty strange and candid moments...
CHICAGO - As the Chicago Teacher’s Union strike enters its fourth day, the nearly 400,000 students, and their parents, have been left in limbo with 'nothing to do' during the standoff...

theGRIO REPORT - Rodney Harrison admits that years of hard hits are starting to take their toll on his health and likely will only get worse...
DETROIT - A 61-year-old Detroit immigrant has fought for over 30 years to be officially recognized as a black man...
theGRIO REPORT - For the last 10 days, whenever Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields enters a room, she’s greeted like a conquering hero all the while insisting on being treated just like everyone else...

theGRIO REPORT - Now, after a highly publicized domestic abuse incident with his reality star wife, Johnson is out of a job after and there are questions of whether this is the end of the line for the man once known as 'Ochocinco'...
DETROIT – For Dave Bing, a pro basketball hall of famer and successful business owner, his time as the Detroit’s mayor has been as tumultuous as any since the early days of the man whom city hall is named after: Coleman A. Young...
DETROIT – Days after his internationally known lemonade stand closed, 9-year-old Joshua Smith’s idea to help cash-strapped Detroit netted close to $4,000 in sales and donations...

DETROIT – With Friday’s 4-3 ruling by the Michigan Supreme Court that Public Act 4, the state’s controversial Emergency Manager law, would be up for a repeal vote on the November ballot and opponents of the law trumpeted it as a victory for democracy...
DETROIT - What started off as a seemingly innocent way for a young man to help the city he loves, has turned into an international outpouring of support. In just three days, the Detroit lemonade stand started by 9-year-old Joshua Smith has made over $1,200 and his family still intends on donating the money to the city...
theGRIO REPORT - Little did Quintin Berry know in April that he would be come the X-factor for a team that is fighting to win its first World Series in 28 years...
theGRIO REPORT - Aaron Berry was arrested on Saturday in his hometown of Harrisburg, Pa. and charged with three counts of assault...
theGRIO REPORT - Today, 45 years later, the 1967 Riots are seen as more than four days of destruction and mayhem; it became the seminal moment of the last half-century for Detroit...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama said the nation's top designers in fashion, architecture, landscapes and technology were making life better through their everyday work and honored them at the White House on Friday...
theGRIO REPORT - Wednesday’s disclosure that Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is being treated for an undisclosed 'mood disorder' left numerous unanswered questions for his constituents in Chicago...
theGRIO REPORT - For the second time in three months, a prominent Detroiter was robbed at gunpoint in the city that he serves...
theGRIO REPORT - The robocalls question whether Clarke and his late mother, Thelma Hashim, are black. Ron Scott, a media consultant for Clarke, said that the calls were 'sickening'...
theGRIO REPORT - Detroit will receive a $22.5 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security's Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response...
theGRIO REPORT - Detroit Lions cornerback Aaron Berry was arrested in Harrisburg, PA this past Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol...