October 3 is Student Count Day in Detroit. A headcount will be made of all the kids in school that day, and that figure will be used to determine state and federal funding. It will also earn free sneakers for every student who decides to show up.
a tempting offer
It’s been almost six weeks since Dish Network severed ties with AMC since, at least according to the Dish CEO, its subscribers all live on Green Acres and want no part of city folks’ high-falutin’ TV dramas. But AMC apparently thinks that some Dish customers, regardless of where they live, might actually want to watch some of its shows — and are trying to tempt them with a free stream of the season premiere of Hell on Wheels.