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SE Michigan companies awarded state funds expected to invest more than $1B and add 3,877 jobs

Chris Gautz – Auto industry companies and others with ties to Southeast Michigan, including Brembo North America Inc., H.A. Automotive Systems Inc., and Magna Exteriors and Interiors USA Inc., received state assistance to expand operations in the state after approval today by the Michigan Strategic Fund board. In total, the companies that received awards today […]

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Charter schools more cost-effective in Michigan, 27 other states, study says

A report released Tuesday by the University of Arkansas says charter schools are more cost effective and have a higher return on investment than traditional public schools in 28 states, including Michigan. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch always wanted ‘more than a new arena’ in bold plan, official says

DETROIT, MI — It was never just about an arena. Take it from George Jackson, the now retired Detroit Economic Growth Corp. CEO and president. Jackson sat in years worth of meetings and was convinced from day one that 85-year-old Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch wanted to do more for his hometown. “What we were […]

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Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch on $650 million arena, district: ‘I couldn’t be more excited’

DETROIT, MI — Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch and his family released in a press release plenty of details about a bold $ 650 million plan to build a new hockey arena and entertainment district downtown The investment will include tens of millions of dollars in public infrastructure improvements such as lighting, sidewalks, green […]

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More than 1,000 people demonstrate in downtown against Detroit water shutoffs

More than 1,000 people took to the streets of downtown Detroit to protest against the city’s ongoing water shutoff initiative, while a number of civil rights organizations formally called for a moratorium on the practice. The protest was organized amid a time Detroit’s water shutoffs have attracted considerable international attention, as well as the bankruptcy judge […]

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More than 1,000 from across nation rally against Detroit water shutoffs

The protesters sang, ‘Water is a human right, we shall not be moved,’ as the ones blocking trucks from leaving a dispatch center were loaded into a bus. Full News here – freep

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Forecast: 1 more cool day for metro Detroit

Forecast: 1 more cool day for metro Detroit Widely scattered showers should taper off during the evening hours, and we should end up dry for most of the night. It's going to be a chilly one, with lows in the low 50s in the heart of the metro area, and even some mid to upper […]

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Bankruptcy judge tells Detroit to present more options for residents who can’t pay water bills

The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has cut off water to thousands of residents in recent months as it takes a more aggressive approach to collecting debt. Full News here – Detroit News

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Reports: Detroit Pistons reach deals with D.J. Augustin and Caron Butler, add more shooting

Both players agreed to two-year contracts with Detroit. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Social entrepreneurship in Detroit offers more than profit to business owners

There is a growing number of Detroit business ventures concerned with more than simply making products and earning profits, and their success is equally as important to Detroit’s future as that of traditional businesses. They’re called “social enterprises,” and their story deserves the same amount attention we give to traditional business development in the city. […]

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Detroit Lions' secondary seeks more consistency from start to finish

Detroit Lions' secondary seeks more consistency from start to finish One is a Super Bowl champion. One is a former All-Pro. One is a second-round draft pick. And the other is probably the best player among the four of them. This is the much-maligned and often-questioned Detroit Lions' starting secondary. OK, so maybe it … […]

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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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New Oakland University president wants more students to live on campus

The Oakland University Board of Trustees has named a top official from a South Carolina college as the university’s new president. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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2 more arrests made in fatal shooting of Inkster toddler

State police say two more arrests have been made in connection with the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old Detroit-area girl. Full News here – freep

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