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Two of the hottest Detroit topics — education and insurance reform — will top the agenda at a community forum at 6 p.m., Monday, June 21, at Second Ebenezer Church, 14602 Dequindre St., Detroit. 

Hosted by Rep. Bert Johnson (D-Highland Park), who will give his annual "state of the community" assessment, the forum is free and will include a panel discussion on education in Detroit moderated by Darrell Dawsey, a longtime journalist, book author and one of the bloggers for the Time magazine Detroit project. 

News Hits was written by Metro Times staff writer Sandra Svoboda. You can reach her at 313-202-8015 or

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