Bridge Magazine

  • Botched elections. Missing ballots. Is this any way to run a democracy?

    Michigan’s failed presidential recount last year wasn’t an aberration. It’s part of a pattern that has some concerned about…

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  • Bulldoze away: Some Detroit neighborhoods need thinning out

    Your research has found that 178,000 homes were demolished in Detroit from 1970 to 2000.

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  • Detroit court gets tough on traffic tickets. County taxpayers get stuck with tab

    A get-tough approach is sending scofflaws to jail for unpaid misdemeanor tickets.

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  • One envelope holds her fate. Is she getting deported today?

    looking for a government official who held a sheet of paper with her fate written on it.

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  • 21 Days to Exile: Maria’s Story

    Maria has sick husband, baby – and looming deportation to ‘home’ she’s never known…

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  • Maria’s Diary: May 4 – Staying Strong

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  • Detroit’s problem is a lack of jobs, not too much gentrification

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  • Detroit cites progress, but water shutoffs actually rose last year

    Residential shutoffs spiked 18 percent in 2016: A staggering 83,000 homes have lost water service.

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  • Top of the pecking order: Meet your Detroit Chicken

    Perhaps the most New Detroit thing about the Detroit chicken is this: It’s a work of art, literally.

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  • One promise Mike Duggan can’t keep?

    Detroit’s mayor has said early and often he should be judged by whether Detroit gains population. So far, it…

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