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Gov. candidate Schauer says plan would generate "tens of thousands" of jobs; Snyder camp calls it "empty rhetoric"

Gov. candidate Schauer says plan would generate “tens of thousands” of jobs; Snyder camp calls it “empty rhetoric”

Chris Gautz – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer laid out his 10-point plan to create jobs Tuesday, a plan he said would generate “tens of thousands” of jobs. “This is the blueprint that we will use to restore the Michigan dream,” Schauer said in front of a group of supporters at the Plumbers and Pipefitters […]

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Roosevelt Place Hotel in Detroit’s Corktown will be reopened by early next year, owner says

The owner of a 90-year-old, empty former hotel in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood says the building will be rehabbed and open for business by early 2015. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Gangs in Detroit are relatively unstructured, says police chief hoping to keep

Gangs in Detroit are relatively unstructured, says police chief hoping to keep … Detroit Police Chief James Craig, alongside U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, FBI agents and other law enforcement officials, announces the arrest of 33 men who authorities believe are involved in a southwest Detroit street gang known as the Latin Counts, … Full News here […]

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Suh says contract uncertainty is no distraction

Ndamukong Suh is entering the final season of his contract, and the spotlight will be on the two-time All-Pro when he takes the field this year. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Judge says mob beating sentences will stand

Over a prosecutor’s objection, a judge declined Friday to order tougher sentences for two men already sent to jail for participating in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Stepson of dog attack victim says ‘dogs were looking to kill’

Jordan Sytsma says his stepfather was a solid man who ‘stayed in his lane.’ He’s angry that Craig Sytsma was attacked by dogs owned by a family with a history of dog attacks. Full News here – freep

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Gangs in Detroit are relatively unstructured, says police chief hoping to keep it that way

“We’re ahead and I’m really excited about the work we’re doing here in Detroit.” Full News here – Detroit News

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UPDATE 1-Ambac says has final deal with bankrupt Detroit over bonds

UPDATE 1-Ambac says has final deal with bankrupt Detroit over bonds Detroit has asked the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to invalidate $ 1.45 billion of pension certificates of participation the city sold in 2005 and 2006. Ambac previously entered into a settlement with Detroit over unlimited-tax GO bonds it insured for a … Full News here […]

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UPDATE 1-Ambac says has final deal with bankrupt Detroit over bonds

UPDATE 1-Ambac says has final deal with bankrupt Detroit over bonds Detroit has asked the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to invalidate $ 1.45 billion of pension certificates of participation the city sold in 2005 and 2006. Ambac previously entered into a settlement with Detroit over unlimited-tax GO bonds it insured for a … Full News here […]

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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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High-speed event organizer says driver fees were non-refundable; the Michigan Mile was cut short

The Michigan Mile driving event was a “standing mile race” where participants race their own cars to compete for the quickest time. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Teacher attrition costs U.S. $2.2B a year, Michigan $59.4M, report says

Roughly half a million U.S. teachers either move or leave the profession each year, attrition that costs the United States up to $ 2.2 billion annually, according to a report from the Alliance for Excellent Education. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit must pay $10K to retrieve secret documents, judge says

Bloomberg – Detroit must pay $ 10,000 to cover the cost of recovering hundreds of confidential documents it accidentally sent to creditors this year during its record municipal bankruptcy, a judge said today.   U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes ordered the city to pay the legal fees of one creditor who fought to force the […]

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Mail must be delivered to Livingston County jail inmates, court says

An appeals court won’t stop the delivery of mail at the Livingston County jail from the American Civil Liberties Union. Full News here – freep

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