Victim's family to appeal Adnan Syed’s prison release in ‘Serial’ case
The family of Hae Min Lee, a young woman who was killed in 1999, will appeal a judge’s recent decision to overturn the conviction of Adnan Syed, the man previously imprisoned for her death. Syed, whose case was examined in the true-crime podcast “Serial,” was released earlier this month after decades behind bars.news.yahoo.com
Grand Rapids Week 6 top 10 – and five teams that are making noise
There is one change in the top 10 this week when it comes to the MLive.com Grand Rapids power rankings. East Kentwood has slipped out of the top 10 after losing to Rockford, 41-20. Byron Center, which started 1-2 after losing back-to-back to Grandville and Forest Hills Central, has climbed back into the mix after scoring a combined 93 points the past two weeks in victories over Lowell and Greenville.mlive.com
Delta to begin paying flight attendants during boarding
Delta Air Lines, which has narrowly fought off several attempts to unionize its flights attendants, will begin paying cabin crews during boarding, a first for a major U.S. airline and a change that is expected to increase their wages by several thousand dollars a year. It is a notable change for U.S. airlines, where pay for flight attendants starts when all the passengers are seated and the plane’s doors close. Delta said the change will start June 2 on all flights.news.yahoo.com
MHSAA making changes to classification process
EAST LANSING -- A change to the way the MHSAA classifies teams for the postseason would make postseason play a bit more equitable. The change, approved by the MHSAA at its winter meetings in East Lansing on Friday, came through a proposal by the Classification Committee.mlive.com
Grand Rapids boys basketball rankings: Three new teams crack top 10
There is no change in the top five in this week’s Grand Rapids boys basketball rankings. There’s plenty of changes in spots sixth-through-10, however. Covenant Christian, Coopersville and West Catholic, who were not ranked a week ago, have cracked the top 10.mlive.com
Changes happening at the corporate level in the United States
The year 2020 brought new calls to end social injustice and systemic racism. Over the last year, we’ve seen the beginnings of an awakening to racism in America, evident in protests across the country this past summer. And there has been a response from corporations. Watch the full report to learn more.
Lightfoot plan to turn Chicago’s Board of Health into advisory body advances
“I do just want to note this is a very substantive change,” he said. “While, in practice, in recent years, the Board of Health has not been voting on setting policy, it does have that power. So this is a very substantive change to move away from having a Board of Health that has very specific duties and responsibilities that are substantive to one that is more advisory, solely advisory in nature.”chicagotribune.com
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Tesla, Bank of America, solar companies & more
UnitedHealth will combine Change Healthcare with its Optum health IT unit. Change Healthcare shares surged 33% in premarket trading as of 7:47 a.m. The shares rose 3% in premarket trading as of 7:47 a.m. Bank of America (BAC) – Deutsche Bank named Bank of America a "top pick," based on a positive outlook for bank stocks in general and the idea that BofA has strong cost controls, solid capital returns, and other positive factors. First Solar jumped 6% in premarket trading as of 7:47 a.m.cnbc.com
WATCH: Students share their views on the racial equality movement
DETROIT – Local 4 sat down with eight local high school and college students ages 14 to 18 from the inner city to the suburbs to talk about the racial equality movement. READ: How Metro Detroit high school students are working for diversity, inclusion, acceptanceThe students said they believe attention and exposure to racial diversity initiatives is needed in school. They also said students need better education about race and the African American side of American history past and present. Extended cut: Rhonda Walker talks to youth in Metro Detroit about racism, climateWatch the full report aboveClick here for more Spirit of Detroit: Fulfilling the Dream reports
Students share their views on the racial equality movement
Students share their views on the racial equality movementPublished: June 23, 2020, 10:48 pmLocal 4 sat down with eight local high school and college students ages 14 to 18 from the inner city to the suburbs to talk about the racial equality movement.
How Metro Detroit high school students are working for diversity, inclusion, acceptance
We talked with Metro Detroit high school students about diversity in their schools, or the lack of it, and how theyre working to give each other voices. Theyre also finding ways to help give to those in need in their community. Watch the story above.