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Let It Rip Weekend: Embattled Cancer Doc, Sales Tax & Bankruptcy Art

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  • Let It Rip Weekend: Stand Your Ground & Animal Research

    Let It Rip Weekend: Stand Your Ground & Animal Research

    Let It Rip Weekend: Stand Your Ground & Animal Research

    Sunday, November 17 2013 10:55 AM EST2013-11-17 15:55:57 GMT
    Now that Ted Wafer, the Dearborn Heights homeowner who shot Renisha Mcbride, has been charged with murder, will he use Michigan's Stand Your Ground law for his defense?
    Now that Ted Wafer, the Dearborn Heights homeowner who shot Renisha Mcbride, has been charged with murder, will he use Michigan's Stand Your Ground law for his defense?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Costly Bankruptcy Consultants & Obamacare's Debut

    Let It Rip Weekend: Costly Bankruptcy Consultants & Obamacare's Debut

    Let It Rip Weekend: Costly Bankruptcy Consultants & Obamacare's Debut

    Sunday, October 6 2013 10:33 AM EDT2013-10-06 14:33:40 GMT
    Detroit's City Council President takes on one of the consultants making millions to wipe away the city's debt. Plus, what about that deal to lease Belle Isle? And as Obamacare makes its debut, how's it playing out in Detroit?
    Detroit's City Council President takes on one of the bankruptcy consultants making millions to wipe away the city's debt. Plus, what about that deal to lease Belle Isle to the state? And as Obamacare makes its debut, how's the controversial healthcare law playing out in Detroit?
  • Let it Rip Weekend: Mayoral race and EM's 'dumb & lazy' comment

    Let it Rip Weekend: Mayoral race and EM's 'dumb & lazy' comment

    Monday, August 5 2013 8:20 AM EDT2013-08-05 12:20:25 GMT
    We take on the race for Detroit Mayor and the controversial comments by Detroit's EM calling Detroiters "dumb, lazy, happy and rich."
    A new poll shows Mike Duggan leading in the race for Detroit Mayor. Could those dirty tricks against him actually be paying off in his favor? Duggan supporter and community activist Malik Shabazz thinks

On this edition, we're taking on the story of the Oakland County oncologist, Dr. Farid Fata, who's accused of bilking Medicare to the tune of $34 million at the expense of his patients.  Is he really a monster?  Or was he just trying to cure people the best way he knew how? Former patient Sally Kelly thinks he's a saint.  She joins us along with Matthew Fiems.  He says Dr. Fata botched her treatment and she suffered needlessly.

If you or someone you love believe you're a victim of Dr. Fata, there is a meeting coming up on Wednesday, August 21st at 7:00 p.m.  It's at the Concorde Inn at 1919 Star Bat Dr. in Rochester Hills.  A representative from the FBI will be there.

Also, if you support Dr. Fata and want your voice to be heard, you can call (248) 238-9576.

Plus, there's an effort in Lansing to get voters to approve a 1% hike in the sales tax to pay for road repairs.  Most agree the state's roads need to be fixed, but is this the best way to do it?  State Rep. Townsend (D-Royal Oak) and State Rep. Tom McMillin (R-Rochester Hills) discuss that.

And the artist behind the giant Crisco can joins to talk about Detroit's bankruptcy as art.  Jerry "Vile" and colleague Rick Manore discuss some of their projects and what's coming up from them in the very near future.

 

 

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  • NJ brush fire forces evacuations

    NJ brush fire forces evacuations

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-04-24 17:26:39 GMT
    A New Jersey school and several homes were evacuated Thursday afternoon because of a large brush fire that was being fanned by winds.Beachwood Intermediate South School was closed just after 12:30 p.m. Parents were told not to report to the school. The Ocean County Sheriff's Dept. said that all children were going to be safely evacuated to another location.
    A New Jersey school and several homes were evacuated Thursday afternoon because of a large brush fire that was being fanned by winds.Beachwood Intermediate South School was closed just after 12:30 p.m. Parents were told not to report to the school. The Ocean County Sheriff's Dept. said that all children were going to be safely evacuated to another location.
  • Cops swarm home after disgruntled Call of Duty gamer calls in swatting hoax

    Cops swarm home after disgruntled Call of Duty gamer calls in swatting hoax

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-04-24 16:05:27 GMT
    Heavily armed police officers descended on a home in Long Beach, Long Island thinking they might find a grisly murder scene. Instead they found a terrified woman who had no clue what they were talking about and her teenaged son playing video games.
    Heavily armed police officers descended on a home in Long Beach, Long Island thinking they might find a grisly murder scene. Instead they found a terrified woman who had no clue what they were talking about and her teenaged son playing video games.
  • Girl fights to bring 22-year-old prom date

    Girl fights to bring 22-year-old prom date

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:50:19 GMT
    A Connecticut teenager is appealing to her local Board of Education after school officials rejected her request to bring her 21-year-old boyfriend to her prom.
    A Connecticut teenager is appealing to her local Board of Education after school officials rejected her request to bring her 21-year-old boyfriend to her prom.
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