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New poll with Duggan leading shakes up Detroit mayor’s race

A new poll showing former Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan leading the pack of mayoral candidates is bound to raise the intensity of the mayoral campaigns heading into the fall with unpredictability. The poll of 500 likely voters from Detroit conducted by Target-Insyght and MIRS, a Lansing political newsletter, shows Duggan ahead with 34.8 %

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Economists forecast more than forty thousand new jobs for Oakland County

“The real and projected job gains from the end of 2009 through 2015 means that the county will have replenished 62 percent, or about five in eight, of the jobs lost from summer 2000 to the end of 2009.”

On the heels of its strongest two-year job growth in almost 20 years, Oakland County’s economy will add nearly 42,000 jobs through 2015, say U

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroiter honored by White House speaks out on environmental justice

Kimberly Hill Knott, senior policy manager at Detroiters Working For Environmental Justice (DWEJ) and project director for the Detroit Climate Action Collaborative, said the three most pressing environmental justice issues for Detroiters are air quality, cumulative impact and climate change.

A recent report stated that five of the state’s most t

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

'Winnerz' Is A Win For Detroit And Darren Brown Films

Darren Brown Films and Money Bag Productions Presents “Winnerz”, a film based on a true story about friendship and brotherhood and how those loyalties can be shaken by just a roll of the dice. Starring Christian Keyes as Duck (Perfect Combination, Diary of a Mad Black Woman), Denyce Lawton as Carmen (House of Payne) and Glenn Plummer as Kirb (Sons

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit