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Al Allen

After a half-century career in journalism, Al Allen is known and loved as a legend and an icon amongst viewers across Southeast Michigan. Born Andrew Long in segregated Little Rock, Arkansas, he moved to Detroit with his family as a teenager, and attended Mumford High School. There he fell in love with journalism while reporting on trends and events for the school's internal news broadcast, Spotlight on Mumford. He returned to Little Rock in 1969 to serve as news director at KOKY radio. Two...See more