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Street Beat: Women's History MonthWomen’s History Month is celebrated on this week’s edition of Street Beat
Street Beat: DNR and Detroit Horse PowerThis week on Street Beat, Host Amyre Makupson looks at Michigan’s Natural Resources.
Street Beat: Careers Of The Future, Are You On The Right PathThis week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone learns how various organizations are helping others discover their own career pathways. First, Richard Bell from the Kids First Initiative explains how his organization introduces middle and high school students to various career pathways. Then Ida Byrd-Hill, the founder of Automation Workz 4 U, explains how her program gets families involved in various technology fields of interest. Next, Michael Spector, President of Oakland County Business Association Inc Michigan, discusses the Michigan Entrepreneurs Expo that gives people who have challenges to employment the opportunity to have their own small business. Finally, Patricia Duncan - Coordinator for the Professional Women’s Group for DRESS For Success Michigan - and Iris Guidry - Volunteer Workshop PWG Presenter and Mentor show how their programs help young women prepare for careers.
Street Beat: Medical Weight Loss ClinicLisa Germani talks to Tracy Strieter about the Medical Weight Loss clinic and how they help people combat obesity by staying healthy, as well as some of the clinic’s success stories.
Street Beat: Eating DisordersThis week on “Street Beat”, host Lisa Germani discusses eating disorders, their causes, diagnoses and treatments. Her guests include Leon Judd, President of the Metro chapter of NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness; Michael Weinberger, the founder of “A Plan For Living”; Dr. Gary Katz, a general surgeon for St. John Providence Weight Loss; Jacquelyn K. Smiertka, a Registered Nurse and the Program Director of Beyond Change: Living a Healthy Life After Obesity Surgery; and Tracy Strieter, the Wellness and Business Development Coordinator for Medical Weight Loss Clinic.
Street Beat: Diversity DayThis week on Street Beat, the CW50 partnership with the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion continues with a look at “Diversity, Race, and Inclusion among African-Americans and the city of Detroit.”


Michigan Approves A Small Increase To Fix Michigan RoadMichigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation to boost spending on roads and bridges by 7% or $175 million. The Republican governor signed the bill Tuesday. Matt Yurus reports.
Experts Believe Security Measures Help Detroit Schools Avoid Mass ShootingsSecurity experts believe high-security measures like metal detectors have made urban school districts like Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York are less prone to mass shootings. Matt Yurus reports.
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