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At Detroit's border, a barrier separates the haves from have-nots

At Detroit's border, a barrier separates the haves from have-nots The border between Grosse Pointe Park and Detroit represents a huge dividing line separating the haves and have-nots: Detroit's median household income is $ 26,955. Grosse Pointe Park's is $ 101,094. The average response time for Grosse Pointe Park … Full News here – Read more […]

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'Power House' artists create long-term community vision for Detroit's border

'Power House' artists create long-term community vision for Detroit's border … In March of 2009, Model D published an article entitled "Detroit House: $ 100. Bold New Ideas for the City: Priceless" that highlighted the early efforts of Powerhouse Productions in a Detroit neighborhood just north of Carpenter Street, one of the city … Full […]

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‘Power House’ artists create long-term community vision for Detroit’s border with Hamtramck

Spend time walking through Banglatown’s corner markets, urban farms, schools, churches, mosques, and houses give its narrow streets a gritty but cozy lived-in look. Walking is ideal. Cycling works, but you might miss the sidewalk and porch interactions, which often dazzle with their welcoming warmth. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Detroit and Grosse Pointe Park reach deal to create ‘gateway’ along the cities’ controversial border

Grosse Pointe Park and Detroit reached an agreement to remove a controversial farmer’s market located along the cities’ border and replace it with a “gateway” linking the communities, according to an agreement released Tuesday. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Border refugees flock to Southwest Detroit

Border refugees flock to Southwest Detroit "If we would've stayed in Honduras, who knows how much longer he would've survived," said Ms. Cruz at Mercado Plaza in southwest Detroit, where she spoke to an immigration attorney who agreed to represent her pro-bono as she sought asylum for herself … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Barns causing trouble on city border

Dozens of people packed into the Grosse Pointe Park City Council meeting Monday night to criticize city officials for a lack of input from residents on the new Farmers Market.  Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Off-duty U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer kills man after card game dispute in Detroit

Detroit police say a man is dead after a card game turned deadly after a Monday morning fatal shooting by an off-duty U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer who was visiting relatives in Detroit. Full News here – Detroit News

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Kercheval barricade at Detroit-Grosse Pointe Park border removed

Kercheval barricade at Detroit-Grosse Pointe Park border removed … GROSSE POINTE PARK, MI — On the same day the Grosse Pointe Park Police Department committed to developing a racial profiling training program for officers, a barricade, that since last fall has blocked Kercheval at the Detroit-Grosse Pointe Park … Full News here – Read more […]

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Police: Heroin a problem on Wisc.-Mich. border

Menominee, Mich. — Heroin is a growing problem in small communities on the Michigan-Wisconsin border as the drug arrives through dealers from Chicago and Milwaukee and turns into a source of crime and addiction, authorities said. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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House on Detroit-Hamtramck border catches fire

House on Detroit-Hamtramck border catches fire A dog is the lone victim of a house fire Wednesday morning on the Detroit-Hamtramck border. Fire officials at the scene on MacKay Street near Burnside Street said the house is a duplex and that only the woman and the dog were home when the fire started. Full News […]

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Rihanna tour bus stopped at Detroit-Windsor crossing; U.S. Border Patrol dog finds a surprise

DETROIT, MI – Rihanna’s tour hit a bit of a snag Wednesday when one of her tour buses was stopped by U.S. Border Patrol at the Windsor-Detroit border and searched by one of the agency’s dogs. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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LOST: Puppy runs from U.S. Border Patrol

A 10-year-old boy is crushed after his dog ran away from a U.S. Customs Agent. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Traveler with ‘trusted’ status caught with shotgun at Detroit-Windsor border

A traveler with “trusted” status going through an expedited screening process at the U.S.-Canada border was found with a shotgun in his vehicle this week, according to Customs and Border Protection. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit's Border Baron Thwarted

Detroit's Border Baron Thwarted Among the unhappy billionaires today is Matty Moroun, the 85-year-old owner of the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit. His Detroit International Bridge Co. spent more than $ 30 million on a ballot initiative that failed. The Ambassador Bridge, which connects … Full News here – Read more on Businessweek

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Fossils seized at U.S. border in Detroit to be given to U-M

A botched border crossing 17 months ago has turned into an unexpected boon for the University of Michigan’s Paleontology Department. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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