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DDAuthority approves $650 million framework for downtown events center and entertainment district.

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Detroit Downtown Development Authority approves $650 million framework for downtown events center and entertainment district.

The Detroit Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) among the DDA, Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) and Wayne County that describes the proposed public

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U.S. Supreme Court cripples voting rights law

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The U.S. Supreme Court, in a devastating blow to voting rights activists and people of color, including African Americans who have long been fighting for full access to the ballot box, today handed down the most extreme rule on the right to vote in decades.
The court in a 5-4 rule in Shelby County v. Holder invalidated Section 4 of the Voting

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Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh has gone on a four week medical leave

 

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This news comes on the heels of Councilman Kwame Kenyatta resigning from city council and Council President Pro Tem Gary Brown's exit to aid Emergency Manager, Kevin Orr.

 

This story is still developing. Check back with us for more updates.

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Obama’s Second Term Agenda – Letting America Know

Obama’s Second Term Agenda – Letting America Know

 

President Obama has dropped some ten points in recent polls—not surprising given the massive media swirl about supposed scandals. Even though a strong case can be made that the scandals have little merit and are driven by partisan opponents, the President needs to be clearer about his positive agenda for the American people. I

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McCready schedules local office hours for July 9

McCready schedules local office hours for July 9

 

State Rep. Mike McCready today announced he has scheduled office hours for Tuesday, July 9 in Bloomfield Township.

McCready invites local residents of the 40th House District to meet with him from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. to discuss state or local issues. Office hours will take place in Meeting Room 3 of the Bloomfield

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