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Metaldyne beats 2Q profit forecasts


On a per-share basis, the Plymouth, Michigan-based company said it had net income of 64 cents. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 54 cents per share.

Paint It Black: The Not-So-Humble Hearse Gets Its Day in the Sun


Little wonder, then, that the Concours d’Elegance of America at Saint John’s in Plymouth, Michigan, could boast that it was the first major concours to devote an entire class to these coachbuilt machines at its 2015 show on July 26. Perfect timing.

Michigan must reduce prison population


Kurt Heise, R-Plymouth, attempts to address the governor’s call for ...
which concluded “presumptive parole” could help Michigan reduce its prison population and consequently its cost as well as recidivism if it released qualified prisoners after ...

Plymouth Quiet Zones: Too Much Cost, Too Much Risk


The issue of train noise has been present in our City for the past 150 years because Plymouth hosts the main crossing yard for CSX trains in the State of Michigan. Thus, the question raised is whether the cost of implementing a quiet zone outweighs the ...

3 West Michigan firms among 18 statewide that received VC funding in second quarter


a period that included one of the largest VC deals ever in Michigan with $59.4 million invested in drug developer ProNAi Therapeutics Inc. At the time, ProNAi was based in Kalamazoo and Plymouth, but in February, the company moved its headquarters to ...

Sewage truck overturns in Plymouth


Roads were blocked in Plymouth Friday morning after a sewage truck overturned. The accident occurred on U.S. 6 and Michigan Street around noon. Multiple crews were called to the scene as sewage and fuel ran into the streets. WSBT 22 will have more ...

Packard automobiles grace the Concours d'Elegance


Surviving Packard automobiles can be found all over the U.S., but rarely do so many excellent examples of the long-extinct luxury car line come together as they did last weekend at the Concours d'Elegance of America in Plymouth. DETROIT, MI - Surviving ...

Michigan Philharmonic expands to PARC


Michigan Philharmonic expands to PARC The Michigan Philharmonic this week is expanding its horizons with a move to its new home in the Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.c om/story/news ...

2015 Concours d'Elegance returns to Plymouth


Plymouth, MI - One of the most popular classic car shows in the country returns to Plymouth this weekend. The Concours d'Elegance of America takes place Sunday July 26th at the Inn at St. John's. There are a series of preview events taking place on Saturday.

New “Potters Pad” opens in Plymouth


If you are driving down Michigan Street in Plymouth you may see something new. The Potters Pad is now up and running. It is located at 118 North Michigan Street. The Potters Pad is a place where you can go to create different pieces of art work.

Another Property Sold in Plymouth, MA


Plymouth, MA: This Single-Family in Plymouth, MA recently sold for $302,300. This is a Raised Ranch style home and features 9 total rooms, 2 full baths, 3 bedrooms, 0.31 acres, and was sold by El…

Another Property Sold in Plymouth, MA


Plymouth, MA: This Single-Family in Plymouth, MA recently sold for $245,500. This is a Raised Ranch style home and features 6 total rooms, 1 full bath, 3 bedrooms, 0.46 acres, and was sold by Tra…
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Giving Every Young Person in PLYMOUTH MICHIGAN a Path to Reach Their Potential

Our nation’s most basic duty is to ensure that every child has the chance to fulfill his or her potential. This isn’t the responsibility of one individual or one neighborhood: it’s up to all of us to pave these paths of opportunity so that young people — regardless of where they grow up — can get ahead in life and achieve their dreams.

That’s why My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) is such an important initiative. Launched by President Obama last year, MBK brings communities together to ensure that all youth — including boys and young men of color — can overcome barriers to success and improve their lives. I got to see this work up close during a recent trip to Oakland, California. I joined Mayor Libby Schaaf, City Council President Lynette McElhaney, and other stakeholders for a conversation about efforts that are making a difference in the lives of local youth.

One of the participants was a teenager named Edwin Manzano. The son of a hard-working single parent, Edwin found encouragement and support at the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC). Thanks in part to the academic and mentoring services offered by the EOYDC, Edwin will become the first member of his family to attend college when he begins his studies this fall at San Francisco State University.

Edwin is grateful for the opportunities that EOYDC afforded him. “Everyone needs a support system,” he says. That’s true whether you are a teenager or HUD Secretary. I was lucky when I was growing up on the West Side of San Antonio. Although it was a modest community in terms of resources, it was rich with folks who took an interest in my future. I had family members, teachers — and even policymakers — who paved a path that allowed me and other young people like me to succeed.

Unfortunately, not every child is as fortunate. That’s why My Brother’s Keeper is so close to my heart. The future of every young person in America should be determined by their heart, their mind and their work ethic. It should never be determined by their zip code.

In Oakland, I talked with 17 young people who have big hopes and aspirations for the future. It’s in our nation’s interest to help them achieve their goals. And we’re committed to doing our part at HUD.

For example, we’ve introduced a Jobs-Plus pilot program that will provide public housing residents in eight cities with intensive employment training, rent incentives and community building focused on work and economic self-sufficiency.

We’re also working on a broadband initiative to ensure that students living in HUD-assisted households will benefit from the life-changing opportunities available through high-speed internet. This project will provide the access to online resources that young people need to succeed in the 21st century global economy.

On the housing front, we expect the recent expansion of our Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) initiative to aid HUD-assisted properties in raising billions of dollars in private sector investment — funding that will be used to secure our nation’s affordable housing future. And recently, our Federal Housing Administration lowered its Mortgage Insurance Premiums to make homeownership more affordable for responsible families, helping them put down roots and build wealth for the future.

But I know HUD alone won’t solve the issues facing America’s youth. These challenges require our Department to maintain longstanding, effective partnerships with other federal agencies and key stakeholders. Most importantly, President Obama understands that My Brother’s Keeper will only succeed if local leaders take his call to action into their own hands.

Folks in Oakland are stepping up to answer this call. During the Community Conversation, I spoke with leaders from Oakland’s nonprofits, philanthropic institutions, and faith-based organizations that are putting our young people on the path to success. Groups like the East Oakland Youth Development Center, the East Bay Foundation, and the Allen Temple Baptist Church are using promising and proven approaches to make a real difference in their communities.

This kind of work is happening all across the nation and will benefit generations of Americans. We’ve got to keep it going by continuing to support our young people. When they succeed, our nation grows stronger, and our future becomes brighter. And by giving everyone an opportunity to reach their goals, we can ensure that the 21st century is another American century.

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What do you know about abuse of women in PLYMOUTH MICHIGAN ?

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Signs of abuse

It can be hard to know if you´re being abused. You may think that your husband is allowed to make you have sex. That´s not true. Forced sex is rape, no matter who does it. You may think that cruel or threatening words are not abuse. They are. And sometimes emotional abuse is a sign that a person will become physically violent.

Below is a list of possible signs of abuse. Some of these are illegal. All of them are wrong. You may be abused if your partner:

  • Monitors what you´re doing all the time
  • Unfairly accuses you of being unfaithful all the time
  • Prevents or discourages you from seeing friends or family
  • Prevents or discourages you from going to work or school
  • Gets very angry during and after drinking alcohol or using drugs
  • Controls how you spend your money
  • Controls your use of needed medicines
  • Decides things for you that you should be allowed to decide (like what to wear or eat)
  • Humiliates you in front of others
  • Destroys your property or things that you care about
  • Threatens to hurt you, the children, or pets
  • Hurts you (by hitting, beating, pushing, shoving, punching, slapping, kicking, or biting)
  • Uses (or threatens to use) a weapon against you
  • Forces you to have sex against your will
  • Controls your birth control or insists that you get pregnant
  • Blames you for his or her violent outbursts
  • Threatens to harm himself or herself when upset with you
  • Says things like, "If I can´t have you then no one can."

If you think someone is abusing you, get help. Abuse can have serious physical and emotional effects. No one has the right to hurt you.

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Healthy vs. unhealthy relationships

Sometimes a relationship might not be abusive, but it might have some serious problems that make it unhealthy. If you think you might be in an unhealthy relationship, you should be able to talk to your partner about your concerns. If you feel like you can´t talk to your partner, try talking to a trusted friend, family member, or counselor. Consider calling a confidential hotline to get the support you need and to explore next steps. If you´re afraid to end the relationship, call a hotline for help.

Signs of an unhealthy relationship include:

  • Focusing all your energy on your partner
  • Dropping friends and family or activities you enjoy
  • Feeling pressured or controlled a lot
  • Having more bad times in the relationship than good
  • Feeling sad or scared when with your partner

Signs of a healthy relationship include:

  • Having more good times in the relationship than bad
  • Having a life outside the relationship, with your own friends and activities
  • Making decisions together, with each partner compromising at times
  • Dealing with conflicts by talking honestly
  • Feeling comfortable and able to be yourself
  • Feeling able to take care of yourself
  • Feeling like your partner supports you

If you feel confused about your relationship, a mental health professional can help. Remember, you deserve to be treated with respect.

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Campaign in PLYMOUTH MICHIGAN: the importance of eating fish !!!

Key message

Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish * each week preferably those that are low in mercury. The nutritional value of fish is important for the growth and development before birth, in infancy for breastfed infants and children.

Who should know

Women who are pregnant (or might be pregnant) or breastfeeding. Whoever feeds young children.

What to do

1. Eat 200-350 grams of a variety of fish a week.

    • That is 2 or 3 servings of fish a week.
    • For young children, give them 2 or 3 servings of fish a week acurdo with age and calorie needs.
2. Choose fish low in mercury.
    • Many of the fish we eat most often are lower in mercury.
    • These include salmon, shrimp, haddock, tuna (canned light), tilapia, catfish and cod.
3. Avoid 4 types of fish: tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico, shark, swordfish and king mackerel.
    • These 4 types of fish are higher in mercury.
    • Limit white tuna (albacore) to 159 grams a week.
4. When consumption is fish you have caught or other streams, rivers and lakes, heed warnings signs in water bodies.
    • If the advice is not available, adults should limit this type of fish to 150 grams a week and toddlers in 30-80 grams a week.
5. To add more fish to your diet, be sure to stay within your calorie needs.

Why this advice is relevant

Fish contains important nutrients to developing fetuses, babies who are breastfed and young children. Fish provides health benefits for the general public. Many people do not currently fish eat the recommended amount.

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