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A girl add layers of mud atop her hair at the 2017 Wayne County Mud Day held at Nankin Mills Park in Westland on Tuesday July 11, 2017.

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A festival goer dances high above the crowd to British electronic music legend Carl Cox on the Movement Main Stage on the final day of the 2017 Movement Electronic Music Festival in Downtown Detroit’s Hart Plaza Monday, May 29, 2017. More than 100 artists performed across six stages in the 3-day festival. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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A sideline referee tries to see the on field action through the haze of smoke bombs set off by Detroit City FC’s raucous supporters, the Northern Guard, at the National Premier League team’s 2017 home opener at Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck Friday, May 7, 2017. Detroit City FC and Dayton tied 2-2 in the friendly preseason match with 4,168 fans in attendance.

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The skyline of Detroit, the birthplace of techno music, reflects in the sunglasses of Marlee Hanna, of Redford, on the first day of the 2017 Movement Electronic Music Festival in Downtown Detroit’s Hart Plaza on Saturday, May 27, 2017. More than 110 artists will perform across six stages in the three-day festival.

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Jorden Marshall, 12 of Howell, cools off in the Horace E. Dodge and Son Memorial Fountain fountain on the last day of the 2017 Movement Electronic Music Festival in Downtown Detroit’s Hart Plaza on Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2017.

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Rodney Carter, of Ferndale, with his daughters 8-year-old Olivia, atop his shoulders, and 3-year-old Abigail at his side watch Jamie Jones perfumes at the Star Gate presented by Thump stage on the last day of the 2017 Movement Electronic Music Festival in Downtown Detroit’s Hart Plaza Monday, May 29, 2017. More than 100 artists performed across six stages in the 3-day festival. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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Artwork by Heidelberg Project founder Tyree Guyton is set to be sold straight off the building, in a project titled as “Giant Steps,” as Guyton moves his adjacent headquarters and workshop from 42 Watson in Detroit’s Midtown to Detroit’s east side where the project is based, March 24, 2017. “My hope is that the Midtown community will embrace and support our next step by purchasing one of the shoes,” said Guyton in a release. The Heidelberg Project has had his headquarters there since 2009 when the area saw little revitalization efforts as it does now. The weekend event, in partnership with Inner State Galleries, will feature an alley exhibition called Stepping Out, studio tours and the art sale before dismantling the headquarters and taking down the “Giant Steps” work. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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Colorful kites fly over the riverfront with the backdrop of the Renaissance Center and the Downtown Detroit skyline Wednesday evening, May 3, 2017. The pop-up event was a gathering for the Detroit Kite Festival crew, who are promoting their July 16 event on Belle Isle. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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Rob, of Inkster, sneaks a kiss on the cheek of his girlfriend Memoree Anderson, of Inkster, on the grassy space overlooking the Detroit River on the first day of the 2017 Movement Electronic Music Festival in Downtown Detroit’s Hart Plaza Saturday, May 27, 2017.

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Cadence Washington, 8 of Berkley, looks up at the partial solar eclipse from the lawn of the Michigan Science Center in Detroit on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017.

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Firework spectators watch the 59th annual Ford Fireworks show in Downtown Detroit’s Hart Plaza Monday evening, June 26, 2017. Thousands gathered to watch the 10,000 pyrotechnic effects light up the sky from barges in the Detroit River.

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Four-year-old Maria Martinez, of Detroit, holds onto an tattered American flag during Michigan United’s press conference at its Detroit headquarters Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. The group of about 40 advocates and immigrants called for protection of immigrant and muslim community members after recent comments made by President Donald Trump.

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A man holds up a Confederate flag outside of the Little Caesars arena Tuesday evening in Detroit as protesters march past in objection to Kid Rock’s performance at the new arena in Downtown Detroit, Sept. 12, 2017. Around 200 protesters, organized by the National Action Network’s Michigan chapter, marched on Woodward Ave. before the concert in opposition of the Michigan-singer opening up the new arena to the public, noting his former use of the Confederate flag and criticism of a former NFL player for kneeling during the national anthem. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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Kid Rock fans and supporters march around Little Caesars arena Tuesday evening in Detroit, stopping in front of Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit restaurant, to show their support for the Michigan artist who is performing his first of six shows opening up the new arena to the public, Sept. 12, 2017. Around 200 protesters, organized by the National Action Network’s Michigan chapter, marched on Woodward Ave. before the concert in opposition of the Michigan-singer opening up the new arena, noting his former use of the Confederate flag and criticism of a former NFL player for kneeling during the national anthem. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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(right) Sabria Pasha, of Sterling Heights, said her son 42-year-old Tony Hromez, who has lived in the U.S. since he was 3-years-old and has two young children, was detained during the recent ICE raids of primarily Chaldean immigrants. Pasha joined hundreds others outside the Patrick V. McNamara Federal Building Friday in Downtown Detroit to protest the recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in which 114 Iraqi nationals in Metro Detroit were detained and are facing deportation, June 16, 2017. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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(Left) Alesia Morris, of Detroit, and Marsha Cooper, of Detroit, march up Woodward Ave. rallying against Kid Rock’s performance at the new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit Tuesday evening, Sept. 12, 2017. Around 200 protesters, organized by the National Action Network’s Michigan chapter, marched on Woodward Ave. before the concert in opposition of the Michigan-singer opening up the new arena to the public, noting his former use of the Confederate flag and criticism of a former NFL player for kneeling during the national anthem. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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Suad Jazrawi, 77, kisses her relative Fawziya Bolus at Detroit Metropolitan Airport Tuesday night after her and her sister Sahira Jazrawi, 74, spent 5 years in Jordan waiting for their asylum in the U.S., Feb. 7, 2017. The sisters, originally from Iraq, were supposed to arrive last week but were delayed due to the executive order that stopped refugees from seven countries, including Iraq.

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Kristina Halawi, 8, is kissed by her great aunt Sahira Jazrawi, 74, after her arrival at Detroit Metropolitan Airport Tuesday night, Feb. 7, 2017. Jazrawi along with her sister Suad Jazrawi, 77, were supposed to arrive last week but were delayed due to the executive order that stopped refugees from seven countries, including Iraq were they are originally from. The pair spent 5 years in Jordan waiting to join their family in the U.S.

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Zahrija Purovic, 50, of Sterling Heights hugs her sister-in-law Anisa Alili after Purovic was informed by ICE agents that a stay of removal was not granted and she will be deported immediately from Detroit Metro Airport on Thursday evening, Nov. 9, 2017. “I understand if I am some criminal, but I don’t do nothing,” said Purovic outside of the airport, “I have my house, I work 7 days a week,” she said. Purvoic has no criminal record and a pending motion for a stay of removal in federal appeals court. She came from Montenegro to the U.S. when she was 19 years old. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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A women sitting with the victims family reacts as Judge Dana Margaret Hathaway sentences Gregory Green, 50 of Dearborn Heights, to prison until he is at least 97 after pleading guilty to poisoning his two younger daughters with carbon monoxide and killing his two stepchildren and torturing his wife, March 1, 2017. Wednesday at Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit, March 1, 2017. Green was sent to prison in 1992 after being convicted of fatally stabbing his previous wife and unborn baby. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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Detroit City FC supporters cheer on their team during Friday night’s match against Grand Rapids FC at Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck, June 2, 2017. Detroit City FC defeated a 10-man Grand Rapids FC 3-1. Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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Detroit City FC played their first game of 2017 at Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck with 4,168 fans in attendance for the Friday evening match, May 7, 2017. Detroit City FC and Dayton tied 2-2 in the friendly preseason. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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A yellow flag files into the air at Wayne State University’s Adams Field with Detroit’s Fisher Building in the background during the Walled Lake Western and West Bloomfield game at the 2017 Zenith Prep Kickoff Classic Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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Players run through the smoke at Detroit City FC’s first game of 2017 at Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck with 4,168 fans in attendance for the Friday evening match, May 7, 2017. Detroit City FC and Dayton tied 2-2 in the friendly preseason. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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Cass Tech #20 Matthew Richmond looks to the refree for the call he wants. Detroit Cass Tech defeated East English Village 72-67 in the district semifinals Wednesday at Grosse Pointe South High School, March 8, 2017. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit)

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Northville celebrates another score in their game against Rochester in the quarterfinals at Ernie Harwell Field at Wayne State University Tuesday afternoon, June 13, 2017.

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Grand Blanc #18 Ashton Cassel is tackled by friends after the win over Henry Ford II 2-1 in the D1 girls soccer semifinals Wednesday evening at Stoney Creek High School in Rochester, June 14, 2017.

 

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