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Detroit blight removal campaign ramps up, long way to go

Detroit blight removal campaign ramps up, long way to go Softening an international reputation as the home of urban ruin porn, the campaign to rid Detroit of blighted eyesores is at last showing results, with the city demolishing about 200 vacant houses a week, four times the level of a year or so ago. The […]

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Chevy ‘Purple Roads’ campaign named Best of Show at D Show advertising awards

David Hall – General Motors’ Chevy Silverado campaign “Purple Roads” took the Best of Show honor Wednesday at the eighth annual D Show advertising awards gala sponsored by the Adcraft Club of Detroit. The Silverado campaign created by Troy-based Leo Burnett Detroit featured the commercial “Life,” shown below, which aired during the Super Bowl in […]

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New York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills in Detroit: Local radio station creates ‘Green Monday’ campaign

DETROIT, MI — Fans who attend the New York Jets-Buffalo Bills game at Ford Field in Detroit on Monday are being encouraged by a local radio station to side with the green and white. Detroit Sports 105.1 FM revealed Friday plans for a “Green Monday” campaign, and it stems from the fact a former Lions […]

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REPUBLICANS: Campaign stumbles helped sink Land amid GOP wave

REPUBLICANS: Campaign stumbles helped sink Land amid GOP wave

Chris Gautz – When it came to Michigan’s open U.S. Senate seat, 2014 seemed to have it all for Republicans. It was a midterm election year, which typically favors the party not in the White House; there was an unpopular Democratic president to run against; and there was a well-financed and organized effort nationally to […]

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Congressman, write-in re-election candidate Kerry Bentivolio explains why he first ran in unlikely 2012 campaign

When U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-Milford) first filed for a spot on the Republican primary ballot in 2012, he couldn’t have known that former Congressman Thaddeus McCotter would resign amid a petition-forging scandal before the election. Full News here – Detroit News

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Washtenaw Community College announces $8M in fundraising so far for “Campaign for Success”

Kirk Pinho – Washtenaw Community College announced Monday night that it has raised over $ 8 million as part of the WCC Foundation’s Campaign for Success fundraising initiative over the last 18 months. The funds will be used for additional scholarships for students with financial need; providing student support services like childcare, transportation, tutoring and […]

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President Barack Obama could be in Detroit on Nov. 1 for campaign stop, media outlet claims

DETROIT, MI — The plans don’t appear finalized yet, but there’s a good chance President Barack Obama will make a campaign stop in Detroit on Nov. 1 — three days before the midterm elections. Full News here – Detroit News

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Napoleon defends using public money in campaign

Sheriff Benny Napoleon lost when he ran last year for Detroit Mayor, and he wasn’t alone.  Wayne County taxpayers didn’t fare too well, either. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio weighs write-in campaign after primary loss

U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, R-Milford, was trounced in last month’s Republican primary but now says he is considering a write-in campaign for re-election to the 11th congressional district seat, even though he acknowledges it could well serve to elect the Democratic nominee. Full News here – freep

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MSU to announce a $1.5B capital campaign

When Michigan State University takes on the University of Michigan next month during their traditional football match up, Spartans fans and alumni will be hearing about more than the rivalry. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Eminem ‘Lose Yourself’ song publishers sue New Zealand’s National Party over campaign ad

DETROIT, MI — The National Party of New Zealand is reportedly being sued by a Metro Detroit-based Eminem song publisher that helped make the rapper’s song “Lose Yourself” from the movie “8 Mile” such a worldwide commercial success. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Obama opens campaign against campus sexual assault

Washington — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden plan to announce a campus sexual assault awareness campaign from the White House Friday, with a special focus on engaging men in the fight against a largely hidden problem. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Doner helps develop UPS Store

Doner helps develop UPS Store ‘Mailbox Confessions’ campaign targeting small businesses

Advertising Age – Continuing its two-year effort targeting small-business owners, The UPS Store next month will introduce an integrated campaign featuring UPS Store franchise owners and real business customers. The campaign, called “Mailbox Confessions,” will break Monday and include TV, print, radio and online. It was created by Doner in Southfield, The UPS Store’s agency […]

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Edmunds.com moves to downtown Detroit, launches rebuild Hart Plaza campaign

Avi Steinlauf, the Santa Monica-based company’s CEO, said he wanted the company to be more a part of the city’s renaissance. Full News here – Detroit News

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Lincoln launching Matthew McConaughey ad campaign (videos)

The new campaign, which was announced last month, centers around McConaughey and the Lincoln MKC compact utility/crossover. It will launch with three ads today online, followed by two national TV spots during the weekend. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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