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Michael Ford leaving AAATA to become CEO of Metro Detroit’s Regional Transit Authority

Ford, who serves as the CEO of the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority, has to give the AAATA a 60-day notice before stepping into his new role as head of the RTA in October. Full News here – Detroit News

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Metro Detroit’s Macomb County estimates total flood loss at $122.5 million

The county has estimated total damage to public and private property at about $ 122.5 million, including an estimated $ 116.3 million loss to private property and about $ 6.3 million in damage to public property. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Detroit’s Midtown, downtown redevelopment threatens senior housing

Hershel Welch didn’t make the move. He was found dead two weeks after the deadline for tenants to vacate the building at 1214 Griswold. His body was found amid the construction to convert the building from senior housing in The Griswold into market-rate apartments developed by Broder & Sachse Real Estate Services, Inc., which renamed […]

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Quicken Loans’ tech center rises in Detroit’s Corktown

Downtown has been its primary development target, but Quicken Loans is also building a 66,000-square-foot technology center at 1401 Rosa Parks Blvd. in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Education coalition calls for sweeping changes in Detroit’s education system

The Excellent Schools Detroit proposal says the city essentially has a multitude of independent school systems generally marked by poor academic performance, under-enrollment and often confusing enrollment processes and no cohesion in terms of how, when and where schools are opened and closed. Full News here – freep

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Eminem & Rihanna’s Monster Tour: Expect huge setlists for Detroit’s Comerica Park shows

DETROIT, MI — When the Eminem/Rihanna Monster Tour rolls into Detroit next week for two shows at Comerica Park, fans should expect some monster-sized setlists. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Detroit’s neighborhoods crisis inspires Mitch Albom charity to uplift seniors with Stevie Wonder ties

Two Detroit seniors who helped teach Motown legend Stevie Wonder music received Thursday more than just a new home from Mitch Albom’s S.A.Y. Detroit charity. Margaret Terry, 72, and John Glover, 66, got hope for a better life now, the sister and brother — the only members left in their family — look forward to […]

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Detroit’s historic rain: Here is the cause

The Detroit area had historic rainfall Monday, July 11, 2014. What caused the heavy rain? Full News here – Detroit News

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6 months into state control, how has Detroit’s Belle Isle Park changed?

Sunday marks six months to the day since the Michigan Department of Natural Resources took over control of Detroit’s Belle Isle Park in one of the state’s more controversial moves of recent years. Full News here – freep

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Woman shot in the head on Detroit’s west side

Detroit Police are investigating the shooting of a woman on Sunday afternoon on Detroit’s west side. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Skateboarding competition at Detroit’s Michigan Theatre leaves spectators ‘blown away’

Held at the Michigan Theatre, a once-ornate 1920s building turned into a parking lot in the 1970s, the competition took place a year after an energetic but unsuccessful campaign to bring the X games to Detroit. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Check out photos of some of downtown Detroit’s developments; Send us your project pics

A casual stroll through the city’s core reveals tens of millions of dollars worth of redevelopment work happening. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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National skateboarding competition held at Detroit’s dark and historic Michigan Theatre

A national skateboarding competition turned a dark and historic parking lot into a vibrant venue for high-flying talents Saturday. Full News here – Detroit News

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5 things to know about downtown Detroit’s African World Festival 2014

For the past 31 years, the African World Festival has attracted thousands of people to the downtown Detroit area to partake in a celebration of cultural and family-friendly activities. As Detroit’s premier ethnic festival, it features performances, delicious food, art, and interactive activities that reflect the traditions and cultures of the African diaspora. Full News […]

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Detroit’s humanitarian crisis: thousands left without water – Detroit Video

The largest American city to have ever entered bankruptcy, Detroit has begun turning off water to thousands of houses behind on their payments. With the rate…

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