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Detroit air pollution disproportionately affects African-American children
Detroit air pollution disproportionately affects African-American children
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…asthma attacks in African-American children due to oil and gas exposure.

As the Detroit district focuses on improving its building stock, it’s still unclear why one sale is being denied
As the Detroit district focuses on improving its building stock, it’s still unclear why one sale is being denied
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Schools sit empty, gathering dust or becoming magnets for crime across the Detroit district…

Can you put that jail somewhere else?
Can you put that jail somewhere else?
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… hardly anyone wants a jail to be built in their back yard.

Detroit City Council puts (temporary) brakes on jail land swap deal
Detroit City Council puts (temporary) brakes on jail land swap deal
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…first the Detroit City Council, and then the Wayne County Commission, need to approve the first two steps.

Mayor Duggan’s second act needs fiscal discipline, neighborhood push
Mayor Duggan’s second act needs fiscal discipline, neighborhood push
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Mayor Duggan cruised to re-election… Now comes the hard part.

Throwback Thursday: Why Don’t We Talk Much Anymore About Urban Farming?
Throwback Thursday: Why Don’t We Talk Much Anymore About Urban Farming?
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Detroit Today kicks off this series of conversations talking about urban farming.

The long, winding road of Jeffrey Johnson, one man who refused to play the plea bargaining game
The long, winding road of Jeffrey Johnson, one man who refused to play the plea bargaining game
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Pleading guilty even when you’re not; is that justice?

Mayor Duggan, City Council approve new rental property ordinance
Mayor Duggan, City Council approve new rental property ordinance
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“Every Detroiter who is a renter deserves to be able to live in a home that is safe and up to code…”

The Intersection – 50 Years After The Uprising

Black flight to suburbs masks lingering segregation in metro Detroit

Just after the 1967 riots, there were still large parts of west and east Detroit that were nearly all white...Article

The Bridge Comes to Delray

Plans for the Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) started in earnest in 2004.Watch

The War on Crime, not crime itself, fueled Detroit’s post-1967 decline

AUDIO: African Americans wrongfully convicted at higher rates

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