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Ask the Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask the Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| March 27, 2017

IF A DISABILITY IS INVISIBLE, DO EMPLOYERS NEED TO PROVIDE AN ACCOMMODATION? QUESTION: I had an employee who started showing up to work late a lot. She called in one day and asked if she could work a different schedule, because she had trouble getting up because of some medication she was using. I told […]

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Dear Christine, Alarmed Aunt in Auburn Hills

Dear Christine, Alarmed Aunt in Auburn Hills

| March 27, 2017

Dear Christine, About 15 years ago my sister, now 72, started distancing herself from members of her family. First, her twin sons, now grown men with families, then our father. More recently me, when 3 years ago I found her sons and sent her a photo of her grandson. I haven’t seen her since. She […]

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Sunday Morning Meditation: by Christine Cantrell, PhD

Sunday Morning Meditation: by Christine Cantrell, PhD

| March 13, 2017

But I’m stubborn, needing to create my own way even when there is a path available. I have read about meditation, but never formally practiced it. It dawns on me that I don’t have to sit in a lotus position repeating a mantra, or join a meditation group. Just be. Present. Aware. I do most […]

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Events & Interseting Stuff

Weekly Indivisible Actions: You Saved the ACA. What’s Next?

Weekly Indivisible Actions: You Saved the ACA. What’s Next?

| March 27, 2017

We don’t usually start our weekly updates by quoting Paul Ryan, but this time he said it best: “Obamacare is the law of the land.” On Friday, you achieved something no one imagined was possible: you stopped Trump and Paul Ryan from taking health care away from millions of Americans. They thought it would be […]

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The Red Velvet Cake War – Stagecrafters Theater

The Red Velvet Cake War – Stagecrafters Theater

| March 20, 2017

  The Red Velvet Cake War Main Stage By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten March 24-26, 30 – April 2, 6-9, 2017 It’s the hottest day of July and smack-dab in the middle of Texas tornado season as the formidable women of the Verdeen clan meet up for a family reunion. Quirky characters […]

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Social Security Justice – Did you know?

Social Security Justice – Did you know?

| March 10, 2017

Did you know?  When hiring a lawyer you should always ask what there charge for expenses are and if they appeal.  Many attorneys do not appeal and it is in fine print on the retainer agreement.  Also, you might receive a huge bill after the case for “expenses.”  Most like also in fine print on […]

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Heath & Fitness-Nature-Featured Biz

The Lois Yeagely & Tammy Gleason Memorial Golf Outing

The Lois Yeagely & Tammy Gleason Memorial Golf Outing

| March 27, 2017

  The Lois Yeagely & Tammy Gleason Memorial Golf Outing. The godmother’s are retiring after 20 great years and 100’s of friendships. don’t miss this final golf event! The Godmothers aren’t part of any political or religious group. We are a grassroots group of ladies from Metro Detroit, Michigan. We have been involved with many […]

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Olivia Cruises Special Deals For GOAL/WOA!

Olivia Cruises Special Deals For GOAL/WOA!

| March 10, 2017

Welcome Get Out And Live and Women Out and About! Start the new year right by soaking up the sun on your next Olivia vacation with these amazing and limited-time offers*.Click Here – Book by April 7, 2017 and save big! CALL USA/CANADA 800-631-6277 or INTERNATIONAL 415-962-5700 option 1 or  Click Here – submit an online request […]

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Sonia Rose Alvarado-State Farm Agent

Sonia Rose Alvarado-State Farm Agent

| January 16, 2017

I know. I know. You hate insurance. We all hate paying such high rates for insurance. Most of us can agree that the insurance laws in Michigan are terrible. It’s frustrating because you really don’t know what you’re covered for! That is, until the worst happens… Your son flipped his car three times. You mom […]

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Articles & More Events

Thinking about owning or refinancing?

Thinking about owning or refinancing?

| March 27, 2017

Thinking about owning or refinancing? There are many important questions that need exact answering when making these decisions. I would love to offer any advice or answer any questions you may have when it comes to home financing. Whether it is getting money for home repairs, the amount of equity you currently have, can I […]

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2017 Ride Schedule for DOB & Friends

2017 Ride Schedule for DOB & Friends

| March 27, 2017

2017 Ride Schedule for DOB & Friends –Most rides start at 12:00pm and meet in Affirmations back parking lot. Tentative ride schedule – All rides, times and dates are subject to change-Check Back Often!!| Everyone welcome on DOB rides. April 30th – Belle Isle Ride/River ride  – Meet at Noon May 20th – Summer Wind Farms […]

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3 home improvements you can do yourself, by Mark Korpi

3 home improvements you can do yourself, by Mark Korpi

| February 1, 2017

3 home improvements you can do yourself, by Mark Korpi Whether you’re getting ready to sell or just want to enhance and enjoy your living space, there are a number of things you can do inexpensively on your own. The Bathroom – You might actually need or want to gut your bathroom and start from scratch, but […]

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Other Recent Posts

Links to places where you can make a political difference

Links to places where you can make a political difference

| November 11, 2016

In Hillary Clinton’s concession speech she urged activists and community organizers to fight for “what’s right:” “I believe we are stronger together and we will go forward together. And you should never, ever regret fighting for that. You know, scripture tells us, ‘Let us not grow weary of doing good, for in good season we […]

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Are wedding bells in your future?

Are wedding bells in your future?

| February 28, 2016 | Reply

Are wedding bells in your future? If you plan to get married, please check out our list of LGBT and ally highly recommended wedding vendors.  Why leave things to chance?  Call on the experts to make your wedding day be a memory you’ll never forget!   Attorney – Shelton Deon Law Group Banquet Hall – […]

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Hanson Windows

Hanson Windows

| August 19, 2015 | Reply

What’s the Most Important Thing to Look for When Shopping for Replacement Windows? Unlimited Lifetime Warranty. Styles and quality for any budget. No sales pressure or pricing games. Easy and affordable price options. Guaranteed lowest prices – in writing. Click Here For A Quote! Low prices are just the beginning. Our windows are also the […]

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Dear Christine, Confused and Angry in St. Clair Shores

Dear Christine, Confused and Angry in St. Clair Shores

| March 13, 2017

Dear Christine, I found a condom in my husband’s work bag. We’ve been married for 8 years with 3 kids and we have no reason to use them and have not used them in 7 years due to me being allergic. The date on the pack showed that they were brand new What do I […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| March 10, 2017

EMPLOYEE WHO MADE SAME WORKPLACE ERROR AS OTHERS BUT PUNISHED MORE SEVERELY MAY HAVE A CLAIM OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION  QUESTION: I made a major error at work, and I was fired. One of my co-workers made the same error, but he was placed on probation. Apart from this one mistake, I never had any write-ups […]

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Women Together Turns 40!

Women Together Turns 40!

| March 7, 2017

Women Together is 40 years old!  We are celebrating this milestone with a very special gathering on Sunday, April 2, 2017.  We invite all women who have attended over the years to join us that day to celebrate.  And bring pictures!  And your stories!  We also invite women who are new to join us as […]

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Dear Christine, Single and Alone

Dear Christine, Single and Alone

| March 6, 2017

Dear Christine, I am 35 and I have had 5 girlfriends since the age of 20 that each lasted between 2 and 5 years. I fall in love easy and seem to fall out of love instantly.I’m never sure when it’s going to happen or how long it will take but now that it has […]

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Ask the Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask the Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| March 6, 2017

LOOKING FOR ANOTHER WAY TO GET IN HOT WATER DUE TO FACEBOOK? WE FOUND IT. QUESTION: I’m involved in a law suit, and I’m worried that some stuff I posted on Facebook could make me look bad. Is it OK to close my FB account and get rid of the posts? ANSWER: Once you are […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| February 27, 2017

DO TITLE VII’S “BECAUSE OF SEX” PROTECTIONS FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN EMPLOYMENT EXTEND TO SEXUAL ORIENTATION? QUESTION: I’m a gay man who, until last week, worked for a defense contractor. Because this is a very macho environment, I did not volunteer my sexual orientation, even after my partner and I got married a couple of […]

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Dear Christine, Grieving in Garden City

Dear Christine, Grieving in Garden City

| February 27, 2017

Dear Christine, My husband passed away unexpectedly last week. Unfortunately we didn’t prepare well. The house was in his name and his daughter and son in law are already measuring for drapes and want to know when I’ll be out. I’ve lived there for 30 years! They’ve been so nice and accepting over their years, […]

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Ask The Lawyer: I believe I was fired for being gay, can I sue?

Ask The Lawyer: I believe I was fired for being gay, can I sue?

| February 25, 2017

Ask The Lawyer: By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq. I believe I was fired for being gay, can I sue? DO TITLE VII’S “BECAUSE OF SEX” PROTECTIONS FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN EMPLOYMENT EXTEND TO SEXUAL ORIENTATION? QUESTION: I’m a gay man who, until last week, worked for a defense contractor. Because this is a very macho […]

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