Author archive for Michigan Radio

  • Redistricting ballot proposal headed to state Supreme Court this week

    The measure would create a commission of Republicans, Democrats and Independents to draw the state’s legislative district lines.

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  • Detroit foreclosure buy-back expansion faces time crunch, funding uncertainty

    The program involves the city buying foreclosed properties back from Wayne County through a process called right of first refusal.

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    Federal judge dismisses Detroit schools literacy lawsuit

    Filed in 2016, the suit attempted to force the state of Michigan to improve the condition of city schools. A…

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  • Protesters “occupy,” briefly shut down Detroit ICE office

    “We’re going to be in the street fighting, at the border shutting down the detention camps,….”

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  • Who is to blame for what happened to Michigan Central Station?

    Michigan Central Station opened in 1913. At 18 stories, it was the tallest train station in the world at the…

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  • Detroit school district, charter schools team up for new education commission, joint bus service

    “We haven’t tried something like this. We’re going to know a whole lot more in six months than we know…

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  • Campaign to hike minimum wage to $12 turns in petitions

    “We talk about how our cities are suffering, our communities are suffering,”

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  • Take a tour of MorningSide 48224 with Detroit Public TV

    Take a tour of the MorningSide Neighborhood in Detroit.

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  • Michigan voters will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana

    Michigan would be the first Midwestern state to pass recreational marijuana laws.

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  • Appeals court hears arguments in Iraqi deportation case

    The appeals court decision could affect some 1400 Iraqis with removal orders.

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