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Courtesy of Jermaine Jackson

Kalamazoo has a link to an African-American woman who, involuntarily, contributed to seven decades of medical breakthroughs in cancer, AIDS, polio, even the coronavirus vaccine: Jermaine Jackson is a nephew of the late Henrietta Lacks. He recently completed a traveling exhibit about her.


"Changes to language in the Battle Creek City Commission's ethics code were adopted Tuesday night." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Battle Creek city commissioners will decide whether to move forward on revising their ethics code after using the ordinance for the first time earlier this year to hold a violations hearing." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Commissioner Jeff Domenico violated the ethics code, but he's accused his colleagues of doing the same. The Ward 5 representative said the Battle Creek City Commission also violated the Open Meetings Act and the Michigan and U.S. constitutions when it unanimously voted during a public hearing Tuesday that Domenico did not follow two sections of the ethics policy. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Battle Creek city commissioners said Jeff Domenico publicly attacked the police department and its leadership in a way that violated the ethics code they sign when taking office. Then they voted to give him the same punishment that he's already received twice — a verbal reprimand in a private setting." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

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