Author archive for WDET

  • City of Detroit Reaches Out to Residential Contractors

    As the number of building permits rise, skilled workers are needed for rehab programs.

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  • Are Two New Detroit River Bridges One Too Many?

    Operators Association says there may not be enough traffic for two bridges

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  • Mobility Options Scoot Through the Auto Show [VIDEO]

    Tech company develops personal electric scooter for people who don’t want to drive really short distances.

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  • Can CBAs guarantee big development projects benefit everyday people?

    Castañeda-Lopez supported the first proposal, which did not pass.

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  • StoryCorps Detroit: “It seems like fewer of us make it now.”

    A Detroiter who lived not far from 12th and Clairmount in 1967 recalls fire, bullet holes and giving pop to…

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  • Detroit Historical Society CEO on ‘Telling Detroit Stories and Why They Matter’

    Reflection on unrest of1967 “was really transformational…” – Bob Bury

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  • ‘How’s Detroit Doing?’ — Reporters Discuss Tackling Simple Yet Thorny Question

    “My neighbors in the Grosse Pointes, they think Detroit’s doing great,”

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  • Detroit, 1967: Riot or Rebellion?

    Two weeks before the fiftieth anniversary of the July 24, 1967 police raid that set off a week of looting,…

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  • Sirena and Ricky visit their father (middle) in prison

    When parents go to prison

    By Laura Herberg | WDET Sirena, a 13-year-old from a Detroit suburb, has one word for what it’s like having…

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  • DJC Poll: Blacks, whites differ in opinions of treatment in local courts

    By Gabrielle Settles | WDET Black and white residents of southeast Michigan differ in their perceptions of how people of…

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