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The DJC Gubernatorial Interviews

This year, Michigan voters will be selecting a new governor, who will be facing important issues that will determine the health and vitality of the state for years to come. The first step in the electoral process is the state primary on August 7, when the standard bearer for both the Democratic and Republican parties will be determined.

The Detroit Journalism Cooperative invited all major party candidates to be interviewed.

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Living with the Divide
Living with the Divide
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There wasn’t always such a clear dividing line between the two neighborhoods on either side of Alter Road.     The change happened slowly. White families began leaving Detroit neighborhoods, a process that accelerated after the 1967 riots. But it took further decades of flight and deterioration for this part of Detroit’s east side to look like it does today.

Credit Agency Says Detroit Development Must Expand Beyond Downtown
Credit Agency Says Detroit Development Must Expand Beyond Downtown
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he credit ratings service Moody’s says Detroit has recovered enough from bankruptcy… 

5 places where Michigan’s governor and legislature can make deals
5 places where Michigan’s governor and legislature can make deals
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For the first time in nearly a decade, Michigan’s government will be divided.

Caravan to travel 1,700 miles to witness border problems
Caravan to travel 1,700 miles to witness border problems
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A group of faith leaders is caravaning 1,700 miles to the Tornillo detention center, where hundreds of unaccompanied minors are being held.

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