Fri04182014

Candidates Duggan and Napoleon Square off in Final Debate

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The Detroit Black Chamber of Commerce, BTWBA and WXYZ-TV will host the final debate between Detroit mayoral candidates Benny Napoleon and Mike Duggan on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The debate takes place exactly one week before Detroiters go to the polls to choose their next mayor.

The candidates will face-off at Channel 7’s Broadcast House from 7-8 p.m. in f

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Detroit City Council Rejects EM Keyvn Orr's $350-Million Deal

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The Detroit City Council voted on Monday unanimously against another deal organized by Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr designed to save the city millions of dollar. A $350-million loan for bankruptcy financing secured by Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, The Detroit News reports.

 

The state’s emergency manager law allows the City Council to accept or reject
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Jim Leyland Announces Retirement

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2013 SEASON CAPS 22-YEAR MANAGERIAL CAREER FOR LEYLAND


DETROIT --- Jim Leyland, the third-winningest manager in Detroit Tigers franchise history, today announced his retirement after eight seasons as the team's manager. Leyland, 68, guided the Tigers to their third straight American League Central Division Championship this season and leaves the

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Wynton Marsalis spiritual collection

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Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, Pulitzer Prize honoree and nine-time Grammy Award winner, has dug deep into his collection of spiritually inspired recordings for a special 15-track collection titled “The Spiritual Side of Wynton Marsalis.”The collection is on the Columbia/Sony Classical/Legacy label. The release of “The Spiritual Side of Wynton Mar

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Detroit Bus Drivers Sickout Shuts Down Bus System

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DETROIT, MI - Buses aren't running in Detroit Monday after drivers allegedly called in sick to protest dangerous working conditions.

A recording to on the Detroit Department of Transportation's hotline says buses won't run today.

"Sorry to announce the bus drivers union has scheduled a sick out on Monday, Oct. 21," a recorded message says. "Bus

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