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Court witness: Detroit will have to ‘bootstrap’ its way through first couple post-bankruptcy years

But the city would have to borrow more money to get its reinvestment plan going in the first couple of post-bankruptcy years, said expert witness Marti Kopacz on the stand Wednesday. Full News here – Detroit News

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NIH awards $21.2M to Detroit colleges to improve diversity in biomedical science

Kirk Pinho – A consortium of four local institutions of higher learning will receive $ 21.2 million over five years from the National Institutes of Health to enhance diversity among the NIH-funded biomedical workforce. Wayne State University, the University of Detroit Mercy, Marygrove College and the Wayne County Community College District made the announcement Wednesday afternoon at UDM. Among the intended results […]

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Judge to rule on Detroit bankruptcy week of Nov. 3

Judge to rule on Detroit bankruptcy week of Nov. 3 U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes said Monday that he expects to issue a ruling on whether to approve Detroit's bankruptcy exit plan late in the week of Nov. 3, pushing the decision past the general election that includes the race for governor of … Full […]

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Judge to rule on Detroit bankruptcy week of Nov. 3

Judge to rule on Detroit bankruptcy week of Nov. 3 U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes said Monday that he expects to issue a ruling on whether to approve Detroit's bankruptcy exit plan late in the week of Nov. 3, pushing the decision past the general election that includes the race for governor of … Full […]

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John Varvatos on Detroit: ‘I want to bring busloads of people there to show what’s going on’

DETROIT, MI — Fashion designer John Varvatos appears to be betting big on downtown Detroit. Varvatos, the stylist for celebrities like Howard Stern and several musicians, explained Wednesday morning on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” the energy of the Motor City inspires him to open a store in the central business district. “It’s an exciting opportunity,” Varvatos […]

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Fortune magazine calls Detroit ‘great city for female entrepreneurs’

“A century ago, Detroit was built on the backs of Henry Ford and his automotive brethren. But this time, when Detroit rises, it may well be built by young women.” Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit Lions’ LaAdrian Waddle misses practice with a concussion; Calvin Johnson returns

Concussion symptoms must not have shown up until after Sunday’s game. Waddle played all 70 offensive snaps against the Saints. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Mayor Landrieu advises Detroit leaders of lessons learned in New Orleans

Mayor Landrieu advises Detroit leaders of lessons learned in New Orleans As part of a three-day "lessons learned" tour, the group of more than 30 regional and business leaders from Detroit are seeking insight for that city's continued revitalization. They are exploring New Orleans' successful, and still developing, recovery … Full News here – Read […]

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Detroit Firefighter injured in building collapse

A Detroit firefighter is being treated at Detroit Receiving Hospital after being hurt during a building collapse. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Detroit firefighter falls two stories battling fire at the old Fisher Body Plant

A Detroit firefighter fell two stories from a ladder bucket Wednesday morning battling a fire at the old Fisher Body Plant. Full News here – Detroit News

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Massachusetts chief offers to replace Detroit Fire Department’s stolen chainsaw

Detroit firefighters reached out to the public for donations after two saws were stolen from a truck Sunday while firefighters battled a structure fire. Full News here – Detroit News

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Emergency manager on Detroit water system: ‘Somebody’s got to pay for that’

A day after a pair of United Nations activists admonished the city for cutting off water from residents behind on their bills, Emergency Manger Kevyn Orr defended Detroit’s policy and efforts to help low-income customers deal with overdue bills. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit Lions' Reggie Bush will play in London; Calvin Johnson running, but

Detroit Lions' Reggie Bush will play in London; Calvin Johnson running, but … Theo Riddick of theDetroit Lions takes a 'selfie' Players from the Lions, stage a football clinic with London children. The Detroit Lions and the Atlanta Falcons play in the NFL International Series at Wembley Stadium in London on Sunday, Oct 26. 20/10 […]

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Three arrested for attack on Detroit EMS workers

“There was information that there was fighting on the scene and that information never made it to the medics,” said Joseph Barney who represents Detroit EMS workers under the Police Officers Association of Michigan. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Los Angeles Clippers’ new owner Steve Ballmer, Detroit native, goes hardcore hoops for Bloomberg

DETROIT, MI — As Farmington Hills native Steve Ballmer, 58, prepares for his first regular season game Oct. 30 as owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, he’s generating plenty of buzz in the local and national media. This bombastic former Microsoft CEO and Detroit Country Day Graduate is featured on the latest cover of […]

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