Author archive for Bridge Magazine

  • Water crisis hits Michigan suburbs. ‘We’ve been sounding alarms for years’

    Experts fear it could be something else: a byproduct of aging infrastructure in Michigan…

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  • Owe taxes? That’s OK. Wayne County will still sell you foreclosed homes.

    Wayne County doesn’t always enforce a law that forbids…

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  • Are there two Detroits? A new report says yes, but…

    “Nobody who lives in neighborhoods could be surprised by this report,”

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  • Nikolai Vitti loves a challenge. He has one at Detroit Public Schools.

    What specifically will he do to make a real difference for families and students?

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  • Trump’s DACA reversal a nightmare to this west Michigan ‘dreamer’

    Wilfredo Diaz says he “never thought this day would come.” And yet here it is.

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  • Eleven surprising facts that define Detroit’s ‘139 Square Miles’ (Slideshow)

    “139 Square Miles” tells a story about the city.

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  • Michigan’s low unemployment rate masks ugly truth. People aren’t looking for work.

    Jobless rate at lowest since 2000. Teens aren’t working, high-school dropouts have left the labor pool.

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  • Arson finally on decline in Detroit. Now for the bad news.

    A gutted garage. Half a wall. A pile of rubble.

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  • 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 the…

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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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