Author archive for Bridge Magazine

  • A Betsy DeVos cheat sheet for next ‘60 Minutes’ interview on Michigan schools

    “I don’t know” if Michigan’s public schools are improving.

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  • Goodbye to Delray, the Detroit enclave residents are getting paid to leave

    Blighted but beloved, Delray’s epitaph has been written for years.

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  • Duggan hits reverse, now supports Gretchen Whitmer for Michigan governor

    “Michigan will not be a successful state unless Detroit is a successful city,”

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  • As mass transit talks slow, will Wayne, Washtenaw counties go it alone?

    The scenario would be a huge blow to advocates who have lobbied for mass transit for 50 years.

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  • Detroit council isn’t a stooge for Mayor Mike Duggan, its president says

    In years past, the nine-member panel was known for its insults and sometimes raucous meetings.

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  • Facing deportation, he needs a miracle. A Detroit church may provide one.

    …but stepping outside the church – even to go to the hospital – could get Rranxburgaj deported.

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  • Getting away with arson just got easier in Michigan, fire officials fear

    …a decades-old nonprofit that paid rewards for information leading to arrests in arsons is defunct.

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  • What gentrification? Much of Detroit is getting worse.

    I will cautiously say it’s limited. There are far more neighborhoods that are declining than are gentrifying.

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  • Digital distress: Affordable Internet an equity issue in Michigan

    It’s not just Detroit. Access to broadband increasingly is both a rural and urban problem.

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  • A lawsuit and recount threats. Yes, it’s Detroit post-election season.

    “…At the end of election day, some will be happy and others will not,”

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