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Newspaper columnist named Detroit Arts and Culture director

May. 11, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Newspaper columnist Rochelle Riley has been appointed Detroit's Arts and Culture director. Mayor Mike Duggan says in a release Saturday that Riley will lead efforts to attract additional funding and talent to help build on Detroit's arts, cultural and creative sector. Riley has accepted a...

Parents press Harvard to remove Sackler name from art museum

Apr. 12, 2019 5:11 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Parents whose children fatally overdosed on opioids are demanding Harvard University remove the name of a family whose company makes the powerful painkiller OxyContin from a building that housed one of its art museums. About two dozen parents protested Friday outside the building...