William E. Ketchum III

William E. Ketchum III

Writer + Editor

William E. Ketchum III is a journalist who covers music, pop culture, race, culture and social justice.

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Detroit Free Press

Music 'First Day Out' puts Detroit rapper Tee Grizzley on the map

"First Day Out" is Detroit-centric, mentioning streets and slang that only Detroiters would know.

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'On a Cloud' singer Neisha Neshae turned to music to heal her wounds

“Music allowed me to express myself, write my words down, share with other people, connect with other people. It’s just a whole ‘nother energy,”

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A sober Royce da 5'9" reaches new levels and new 'Layers'

Royce da 5'9" conquers alcoholism to reach new heights in his personal life and his music career.

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An Old West saloon with spuds worth seeking out

The colorful Pioneer Saloon is Ketchum, Idaho’s most iconic eatery and a must visit....

Detroit Free Press

2016 Michigan Primary Election Results: Statewide races

Aug 3, 2016 ... ... Party, Votes, Vote %. Broman, William, GOP, 0, 0 ... Gilchrist, Corey, Dem, 210, 3%. Amos ... State House - District 3 - GOP Primary. Uncontested .... Martell, Edward, Dem, 1,216, 23% ..... Ketchum, Jerry, GOP, 2,335, 43% ......

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Chamber director quits after three weeks

Less than a month on the job heading up the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce, Laura Bolyard calls it quits....

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Northville Township OKs Meijer

In a split vote, Northville Township approved a Meijer for Five Mile and Beck....

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Ford: Vinyl chloride found in Livonia plant groundwater

The company will begin further testing in the neighborhood east of the plant next week....

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Woman killed in Rose was a nurse in Novi

Gofundme account set up py parents to help pay funeral, medical costs...

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Cemetery attracts Pokémon Go players, police

Game players search graveyard for PokéStops; respect requested, warnings issued...

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At outdated Wayne County jails, 4 suicides in 5 months raise alarm

Officials note dire conditions at the jails during discussion about privatizing medical services....