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SEC charges Allen Park and former officials with fraud in movie studio failure

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday announced fraud charges against Allen Park, a former mayor and a former administrator in relation to a failed movie studio project the saddled the city with millions in bond debt. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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DIA, state officials, Gilbert and others react to Detroit bankruptcy decision

From around the city and the state, reaction rolled in quickly after Judge Steven Rhodes announced Friday that he was approving Detroit’s plan to exit bankruptcy. Following is a sample: Detroit Institute of Arts Director Graham Beal: “It was something people seemed to be expecting, but it’s still an enormous relief to have it confirmed. […]

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Michigan Health Officials Monitoring 10 People For Possible Ebola Exposure

Michigan Health Officials Monitoring 10 People For Possible Ebola Exposure LANSING (WWJ) – Health officials in Michigan are now monitoring 10 people for possible exposure to the deadly Ebola virus, but none are showing symptoms, according to the Michigan Department of Community Health. Spokeswoman Jennifer Smith told … Full News here – Read more on CBS […]

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Wildlife officials: Spawning reef helping sturgeon in Detroit River

Associated Press – Wildlife officials say the expansion of a spawning reef for lake sturgeon in the Detroit River is helping the fish population recover in the area. The findings from the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service about the Fighting Island reef expansion in Ontario, Canada, are being announced Tuesday. Officials […]

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Detroit officials bristle at UN visit, scolding over water shut-offs

Detroit officials bristle at UN visit, scolding over water shut-offs Detroit officials are fuming after two visiting United Nations lawyers scolded the city for cutting off water to delinquent customers and described the shut-offs as a “human rights” violation. The response follows a three-day visit to Detroit — which … Full News here – Read […]

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Better get an attorney, community leaders advise property owners after meeting with ET Rover pipeline officials

Community leaders and state politicians met this week to discuss a controversial proposal to build a gas pipeline in southern Genesee County. Full News here – Detroit News

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Detroit officials regaining most city control

Detroit officials regaining most city control In this July 16, 2013 aerial file photo, the downtown of the city of Detroit is shown. Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr raised more than a few eyebrows a year ago when he took the city into bankruptcy and predicted it would be out by the time his … […]

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Detroit officials regaining most city control; Orr to stay on through bankruptcy

Detroit officials regaining most city control; Orr to stay on through bankruptcy

Corey Williams Associated Press – The Detroit City Council on Thursday night unanimously approved a plan to transfer daily operations to elected officials while retaining the state-appointed emergency manager to oversee bankruptcy matters until they are resolved. Bill Nowling, spokesman for Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, said the exit becomes effective when the restructuring plan is […]

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Detroit emergency manager restores governing powers to elected officials

The order came after the council, following an agreement with Orr and the mayor, voted unanimously to remove the emergency manager from office. Full News here – Detroit News

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Officials warn of payless paydays for Detroit schools

A funding feud between the Detroit Board of Education and the district’s emergency manager could lead to payless paydays, officials say. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Gov. Rick Snyder, Canadian officials to announce joint panel on second Detroit bridge to Canada

Snyder is scheduled to make the announcement alongside Canadian Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt at a press conference scheduled for 10:30 a.m. in Windsor. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Fifth Third officials say little about merchant ‘security breach’ that prompted issuance of new debit cards

Bank officials declined to disclose how many new debit cards were sent out. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Body of missing fisherman found in St. Joseph River, officials say

The body of a 66-year-old man who disappeared after his fishing boat capsized in the St. Joseph River has been found. Full News here – freep

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Michigan officials discussed June groundbreaking date for new arena; tight-lipped about any new details

Not much is known about the new $ 450 million Detroit Red Wings arena near downtown, other than it will seat 18,000 fans and be situated in an area bounded by I-75, Cass, Woodward and Temple avenues. Nevertheless, state officials indicated they wanted shovels in the ground for the project earlier this month, Metro Times has learned, but […]

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Invisible and often deadly healthcare-related infections: Metro Detroit medical officials insist work toward prevention has been successful

Infections related to medical care are an uneasy subject for anyone who has been affected, from those who have lost loved ones, to survivors of infections who endured extreme physical duress, and to the health systems that sometimes find themselves subjects of medical malpractice lawsuit as a result of them. Full News here – Detroit […]

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