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NATIONAL: Popular ‘Dancing Doctor’ Passes Suddenly; Did a Detroit Mayoral Hopeful Lie on His Resume?

March 12th, 2009

Popular ‘Dancing Doctor’ Passes Suddenly

Popular Boston physician, Dr. Michael W. Shannon, collapsed and died Tuesday after returning from Argentina, reports The Boston Globe. He was 55. Shannon, the first Black full professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, was thought of as one of the best pediatric toxicologists in the world, according to colleague Dr. Gary Fleisher, who serves as chairman of medicine at Children’s Hospital in Boston. Full story.
Did a Detroit Mayoral Hopeful Lie on His Resume?

Dave Bing
On Wednesday, Detroit mayoral hopeful Dave Bing had to take back his earlier statement that he’d earned a master’s degree in business administration because he never actually earned one. But Bing, an NBA Hall of Famer, said his statement wasn’t meant to be taken literally. More here.

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