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Ambassador Bridge owner drops bid to buy former Southwestern High

Detroit — Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel ‘Matty’ Moroun’s real estate company is abandoning an effort to buy Detroit’s former Southwestern High School, citing the building’s deteriorating condition and the ‘scrutiny’ the firm may receive. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Snyder denies government bias against Ambassador Bridge owner Moroun

Gov. Rick Snyder was in Washington, D.C., today and addressed allegations by owners of the Ambassador Bridge that he directed City of Detroit officials not to sell the company easement rights to build a twin span. The governor also talked to federal officials about funding for a customs plaza for a proposed second bridge in […]

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Ambassador Bridge to raise toll fee

Ambassador Bridge to raise toll fee The toll for private vehicles for the Detroit/Windsor Tunnel is $ 4.50 from Windsor to Detroit and $ 4.75 from Detroit to Windsor. (David Coates / Detroit News). Detroit — Starting Aug. 15, the Ambassador Bridge will raise its tolls for the second time … Full News here – […]

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Canadian police arrest man, seize 40 lbs. of cocaine at Ambassador Bridge

Canadian authorities have taken a man into custody after' kilograms — or about 40 pounds — of cocaine were discovered in a duffle bag in a tractor-trailer at the Ambassador Bridge this week. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Daily Show’s Ambassador Bridge yuck up

A recent Daily Show segment on cable TV’s Comedy Central about opposition to the new publicly owned bridge across the Detroit River that Gov. Rick Snyder wants to build is a perfect example of why we love the show. Serious journalists (and even the semi-serious here at the MT) have, at last count, printed exactly 4.35 […]

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Ambassador Bridge owner Matty Maroun: I’ve been vilified

Manuel “Matty” Maroun does not have horns and a tail, he revealed this week. Full News here – Detroit News

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Report: Ambassador Bridge owners spend $4.7 million on ballot initiative

All of the money raised for the initiative came from Detroit International Bridge Co. Holdings, Inc., a Moroun family business. Full News here – freep

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Ambassador Bridge ‘threatened’ again but stays open

Wednesday’s threat followed one at 8 p.m. Tuesday for Comerica Park — arriving less than an hour after a Tigers game had begun. A day before that came another threat for the Ambassador Bridge, at 7:22 p.m. Monday. And one for the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel was phoned in on the preceding Thursday, July 12. Full News […]

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Another bomb threat, this time Ambassador Bridge stays open

Detroit police say they received another fake threat of a bomb on the Ambassador Bridge, but this time authorities kept the busy international crossing open while they investigated the call. Full News here – Detroit News

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Ambassador Bridge re-opens after bomb threat; 2nd scare at border crossing in a week

The Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Windsor has re-opened, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. A bomb threat shut down the bridge on Monday night, the second time an international crossing between the cities has been threatened in the last week. Full News here – freep

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Bomb threat shuts down Ambassador Bridge, snarls traffic

Authorities closed the Ambassador Bridge between Canada and the United States on Monday night after a phoned-in bomb threat, snarling traffic less than a week after another threat at one of the busiest border crossings. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Ambassador Bridge reopens after threat

The Ambassador Bridge reopened around 1:00 a.m. Tuesday. It was shut down Monday evening for several hours due to a bomb threat called in on the American side of the international border crossing. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Ambassador Bridge shut down after bomb threat

Detroit police have confirmed a bomb threat was made tonight on the Ambassador Bridge. Full News here – freep

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Threat prompts Ambassador Bridge shutdown in Detroit, Canada

The Ambassador Bridge has been shut down … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Detroit-Windsor Tunnel closed for security situation; Drivers redirected over Ambassador Bridge

The Detroit-Windsor tunnel is closed due to a possible threat, according to media reports. Full News here – Detroit News

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