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Dow Corning employees tour new Uptown offices, get acquainted with downtown Bay City

About 150 Dow Corning Corp. employees took a bus tour of Bay City, stopped at downtown’s State Theatre and checked out their new offices at Uptown Bay City Thursday, July 10. Dow Corning Communications Manager Lindsay Kuhnle said the tour was intended to help employees get acquainted with the community, area businesses and attractions. Full […]

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Report: Detroit to have $1.4B more for city services after dumping debt of $7B

Report: Detroit to have .4B more for city services after dumping debt of B The City of Detroit expects to have $ 1.4 billion in extra cash after bankruptcy to reinvest in city services over 10 years, including improved public protection and blight removal and meeting other basic needs of residents. The money is what […]

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Report: Detroit to have $1.4B more for city services after dumping debt of $7B

The City of Detroit will be left with about $ 2.6 billion in debt after Chapter 9 bankruptcy, allowing the city to escape 74% of its unsecured liabilities. And Detroit will have about $ 1.4 billion in extra cash to invest in city services, according to internal city documents obtained by the Free Press. Full […]

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Detroit Treads sandals made from illegally dumped tires grow in popularity across city & beyond

DETROIT, MI — A Detroit organization that helps people in need has found a positive way to make use of illegally dumped tires in the city. Cass Community Social Services is the manufacturer of Detroit Treads, sandals selling for $ 25 a pair that are made out of tire treads. Full News here – Detroit […]

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Firefighters close to a deal with the city

7 Action News has learned the union representing Detroit firefighters is close to a tentative deal with the city. Sources tell us an agreement could be reached by the end of the week. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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City Council wants developers to deliver jobs they promise for Detroiters

Marathon Petroleum’s shortcomings in hiring Detroiters and the $ 1 sale of a swath of city-owned land for the new Red Wings arena illustrate a need for more accountability, supporters of the ordinance say. Full News here – freep

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Vigil tonight for bicyclist killed in Traverse City

Kelly Ann Boyce’s family plans the memorial event July 6 at 9 p.m. in F&M Park near downtown to commemorate her life. Full News here – freep

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City Slang: Planet D Nonet

There was a time when jazz was the very definition of cool, back when the beat writers would fill their frail bodies with copious amount of anything and then fuck the first human with a pulse to cross their path. Jazz was once at least as rebellious, subversive and exciting as punk rock, filled with […]

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Ann Arbor software developer wins $50,000 grand prize in New York City video hackathon

The hackathon took place over a 43-hour period, and 12 teams were asked to create a video-based app based on four criteria. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Lincoln Park becomes latest Michigan city under state control

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder appointed an emergency manager for Lincoln Park, a Detroit suburb that’s struggled with deficits and rejected an agreement to bring its finances under control. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit takes Councilman Benson’s city vehicle after arrest

— The city is taking possession of a councilman’s city-issued vehicle pending the outcome of a police investigation after he was found slumped inside the running car late Sunday in Southfield and arrested. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Elmore Leonard-influenced movie to debut at Traverse City Film Festival; Jennifer Aniston stars

DETROIT, MI — A film adaptation of the late Elmore Leonard’s book “The Switch” which stars Jennifer Aniston, Tim Robbins, Mos Def will make its U.S. premiere next month at the Traverse Film Festival. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Photos: First look at 2015 Ram ProMaster City

The wait for the newest addition to the Ram lineup is finally over. Chrysler today released photos and specifications of the 2015 Ram ProMaster City, which the automaker originally teased in December. Full News here – Detroit News

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City Slang: ACLU provides update following day in court

On Monday, June 23, the ACLU and ICP’s case against the FBI regarding the designation of Juggalos as a criminal gang was presented to a federal judge. Today, Michael Steinberg, the ACLU of Michigan legal director, provided an update via Youtube. See it here: Follow @City_Slang The post City Slang: ACLU provides update following day […]

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Detroit City Council signs off on operating and construction agreements for Woodward streetcar

Organizers behind a 3.3-mile streetcar line along Woodward Avenue said today that groundbreaking and construction details of the transit project “will be announced in the coming weeks” — with an indication work should begin next month. The news follows Detroit City Council’s unanimous approval of the M-1 Rail project’s operating and construction agreement today.  Organizers also said in a […]

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