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Fund-raising effort aims to help vet get his home back

Joshua Parish, a veterans benefits counselor, launched a crowdfunding campaign June 25 and plans to host fundraisers to try and raise $ 132,008 for Ross Dahlberg to reclaim his home before a six-month redemption period expires Sept. 26. Full News here – freep

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Help on the way for Detroiters cut off from water

Activists have organized emergency water delivery services and officials are announcing aid program for low-income Detroiters after thousands of water cutoffs were executed in recent months to address widespread nonpayment of bills. Full News here – Detroit News

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Police seek help finding 71-year-old Detroit woman

Police released a photo of Samad, the only one available, that was taken 40 years ago. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit soccer fans help push record ratings for World Cup game

Bill Shea – The U.S. World Cup team’s frantic 2-1 extra-time loss to Belgium on Tuesday averaged an 8.3 household television rating in the Detroit market, ESPN said today. That was tied with Louisville and good for 34th out of all U.S. markets for the game. Nationally, the game averaged a 9.6 rating (16.49 million […]

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Groups Seek UN Help to Restore Detroit Water Service

Groups Seek UN Help to Restore Detroit Water Service Several groups concerned about Detroit residents who had their water shut off for nonpayment have taken the unusual step of appealing to the United Nations for support in an effort to force the restoration of service. The organizations sent a letter … Full News here – […]

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DTE purchases advanced sensors to help predict power outages

Jay Greene – DTE Energy Co.’s “smart grid” is getting smarter with the installation of at least 150 power line sensors that can detect potential power outages on its electric distribution lines in Southeast Michigan. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Kent County Land Bank may help its enemies by offering to clear up their ‘clouded’ titles

“We may not necessarily agree with what they’re doing, but we are interested in making a profit,” said Greg McKee of Midwest Properties. Full News here – Oakland Business

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DPD asks for help to find missing man

The Detroit Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a missing man with Alzheimer’s disease. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Pure Michigan launches beach photo contest; some tips to help you win

Starting Friday, Pure Michigan is calling for photos that showcase beaches across the state and activities to do there. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Chip-enabled credit cards could help fight fraud

A major retailer is taking a big step forward to prevent credit card theft. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Tigers 6, Red Sox 2: Drew Smyly, three home runs help Detroit break five-game losing streak

The Tigers completed a three-game sweep of the Red Sox on May 18 in Boston, then lost 13 of their next 17 games before beating the Red Sox again Friday night. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Mayor Mike Duggan: State approval of Grand Bargain will help Detroit ‘honor the contract’ with retirees

The money won’t quite fully honor pension promises, but will allow cuts far shallower than those initially proposed by Detroit’s state-appointed Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, who is looking to reduce $ 18 billion in city debt owed to thousands of creditors. Full News here – Detroit News

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Police need help identifying John Doe

Detroit Police need the public’s help to identify a victim that was found dead near Log Cabin and Linwood on May 28. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Sen. Carl Levin joins alternative Detroit policy conference, promises help reaching banks on blighted homes

U.S. Sen. Carl Levin took a detour from his route to the Mackinac Policy Conference on Wednesday to visit first with a group of young activists holding an alternative gathering of voices on Detroit’s resurgence at Lake Charlevoix. Full News here – Detroit News

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Kalamazoo area unemployment rate drops to 6% in April; seasonal job gains help all of Southwest Michigan

Jobs gains in leisure and hospitality, construction, retail trade, and professional and business services led to a significant reduction in unemployment rates. Full News here – Oakland Business

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