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Berman: Michigan Roundtable leader a CEO with kumbaya in him

Steve Spreitzer is not a cynic or a screamer. He believes we can overcome. He believes we can all get along — and perhaps one day will. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit city workers, retirees vote in favor of pension cuts in bankruptcy plan

Detroit city workers, retirees vote in favor of pension cuts in bankruptcy plan DETROIT – Workers and retirees approved pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy by a landslide, the city reported Monday, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal insolvency in U.S. history. The city disclosed results from two months of … Full News […]

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Romany Malco visits Detroit, gets hundreds of suggestions on local nonprofits to visit

Actor Romany Malco is visiting Detroit and hopes to meet nonprofits helping teens. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Body of missing fisherman found in St. Joseph River, officials say

The body of a 66-year-old man who disappeared after his fishing boat capsized in the St. Joseph River has been found. Full News here – freep

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Detroit Tigers’ Nick Castellanos will start one of next two games, Victor Martinez won’t catch in Arizona

Victor Martinez will not be asked to catch a game in Arizona, which means either Martinez or Miguel Cabrera will likely be asked to sit one of the next two days. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Dan Gilbert on Detroit Red Wings arena plans: ‘thoughtful and impressive design will be transformative for downtown’

Dan Gilbert has not sat around and waited for other developments to spring up around his investments in downtown Detroit. But damned if a $ 650 million pro hockey arena and entertainment district just down the road from where he owns 60 buildings isn’t a welcome plan. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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University of Michigan auctioning off about 100 cars, trucks, vans to the public

Many of the vehicles listed are 2008 and 2009 model year vehicles, some of which were old faculty member vehicles, service vehicles or general use vehicles for different departments or schools. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit Tigers' lineup: Cabrera playing third base, V-Mart at first

Detroit Tigers' lineup: Cabrera playing third base, V-Mart at first The Detroit Tigers kick off a three-game interleague series in Arizona tonight at 9:40. Miguel Cabrera will be taking over third base to keep Victor Martinez in the lineup. Martinez will be playing first base since there is no DH. Manager Brad Ausmus … Full […]

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How creditors voted on Detroit’s $18 billion bankruptcy plan

Here’s a breakdown of how Detroit’s creditors voted on the city’s restructuring blueprint, called a plan of adjustment. Judge Steven Rhodes will consider the results of a vote during a massive trial to begin Aug. 14, after which he will decide whether to approve the debt-cutting plan. Full News here – freep

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VIEW VOTES: Retirees approve Plan of Adjustment

A tabulation of votes by Detroit retirees shows they overwhelmingly support the Bankruptcy Plan of Adjustment.  Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Mammoth plant closes in Holland Township, 65 jobs lost

Mammoth Inc. officials contacted Michigan Works earlier this spring to let them know of the pending plant closure Full News here – Oakland Business

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Judge’s expert: Detroit’s restructuring depends on unified city leaders, skilled workforce

Detroit’s bankruptcy exit strategy is feasible, but abysmal computer technology and a low-skilled municipal workforce will challenge the city’s ability to execute the sweeping restructuring plan, according to a critical new expert report obtained by the Free Press. Full News here – freep

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Detroit's leaders worry about who is buying the city's vacant school buildings

Detroit's leaders worry about who is buying the city's vacant school buildings Council members choose to move forward with a resolution urging the Detroit Public School district to reevaluate and rebid the proposed sales of former public school buildings and real property. Specifically, the resolution address two vacant schools … Full News here – Read […]

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Detroit's leaders worry about who is buying the city's vacant school buildings

Detroit's leaders worry about who is buying the city's vacant school buildings Council members choose to move forward with a resolution urging the Detroit Public School district to reevaluate and rebid the proposed sales of former public school buildings and real property. Specifically, the resolution address two vacant schools … Full News here – Read […]

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Henry Cavill and Amy Adams spotted at Pig & Whiskey

Fans of the latest Superman franchise got a treat at Pig & Whiskey this weekend. Actors Henry Cavill and Amy Adams were spotted amid the crowds of the festival that took place in downtown Ferndale as well as a local restaurant. Cavill, who plays the man of steel in the upcoming Batman V Superman: Dawn […]

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