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A welcomed emergency manager in Metro Detroit’s Lincoln Park?

Brad Coulter’s job is to be the city’s financial sherpa, guiding Lincoln Park back to the land of no budget deficits. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Detroit mayor sees role for Kevyn Orr after he’s voted out as emergency manager

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan sees a role for Kevyn Orr in managing the city after the state-appointed emergency manager’s term comes to an end, according to court documents reviewed by the Free-Press. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit Emergency Manager Solicits Parking Bids Despite Council's Objection

Detroit Emergency Manager Solicits Parking Bids Despite Council's Objection DETROIT (AP) – Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr is moving ahead with a plan to privatize the city's parking department despite the City Council's rejection of the proposal. Orr's spokesman confirmed Tuesday that Orr will solicit bids from companies … Full News here – Read more […]

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Tigers fans giving manager Brad Ausmus a chance, for now

Tigers fans giving manager Brad Ausmus a chance, for now Instead of dealing with a lot of peripheral nonsense, Comerica Park's customers instead are focusing on what matters. On players. They study Detroit's bullpen and rotation and lineup and generally see that it's personnel, not a manager, who dictates a … Full News here – […]

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Flint manager warns of bankruptcy over retiree costs

Bloomberg News – Flint may be Michigan’s second city to plunge into bankruptcy unless retirees accept cuts in health benefits that threaten to unravel a balanced budget, Emergency Manager Darnell Earley said. “If Flint were to go to bankruptcy, that would highlight that this legacy-cost problem has to be addressed more globally,” said Eric Scorsone, […]

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Lincoln Park gets emergency manager after rejection of consent agreement

After the governor confirmed the review team’s financial emergency designation, Lincoln Park’s city council voted to pursue a consent agreement with the state, one of four options under state law, the other choices being emergency management, bankruptcy or mediation. But the council in a 4-3 vote rejected a consent agreement that was drafted, and state […]

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Snyder appoints emergency manager for Lincoln Park

Snyder appoints emergency manager for Lincoln Park

Bloomberg News – Gov. Rick Snyder appointed an emergency manager for Lincoln Park, which has struggled with deficits and rejected an agreement to bring its finances under control. Four other Michigan cities and three school districts, including Detroit and its schools, are under state-appointed emergency managers. A 2012 law gave emergency managers broader authority, including […]

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Detroit Tigers blow big scoring chance in seventh inning, manager Brad Ausmus explains decisions

With the game-tying run at the plate, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus could’ve asked Ian Kinsler to pinch-hit for infielder Andrew Romine, who was due up after Eugenio Suarez. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Detroit Deputy Emergency Manager Stacy Fox hired as DuPont general counsel, will leave position Oct. 1

Just under a year after being named Detroit’s deputy emergency manager, Stacy Fox will step down from her position Oct. 1 to take a job with chemical giant DuPont. Fox, who couldn’t be immediately reached for comment, was appointed as Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s deputy last October. She was announced as DuPont’s new senior vice president and […]

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Crain

Crain’s week in news, May 31-June 6: Wayne State names biz school dean; Pistons announce general manager

Crain’s staff – Wayne State names biz school dean; Pistons announce general manager Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Fund Manager Sets Goats Grazing in Blighted Detroit

Fund Manager Sets Goats Grazing in Blighted Detroit To most of the world, the solution to debt-ridden Detroit is money. But for one hedge fund manager, it's goats. Mark Spitznagel, the founder of the $ 6 billion hedge fund Universa Investments, on Thursday brought 20 goats to graze among abandoned homes … Full News here – […]

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Fund Manager Sets Goats Grazing in Blighted Detroit

Fund Manager Sets Goats Grazing in Blighted Detroit To most of the world, the solution to debt-ridden Detroit is money. But for one hedge fund manager, it's goats. Mark Spitznagel, the founder of the $ 6 billion hedge fund Universa Investments, on Thursday brought 20 goats to graze among abandoned homes … Full News here – […]

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Pistons introduce Jeff Bower as general manager

Stan Van Gundy wants personnel decisions to be a collaborative process for Detroit’s new front office. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Pistons name Jeff Bower general manager

The Detroit Pistons have named Jeff Bower their new general manager. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Detroit emergency manager warns 'cuts will be severe' if pensioners reject

Detroit emergency manager warns 'cuts will be severe' if pensioners reject … MACKINAC ISLAND — City of Detroit retirees considering whether to approve the grand bargain that eases pension cuts and spares the works at the Detroit Institute of Arts should have no illusions or false hopes about what a “no” vote could mean, … Full […]

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