Author archive for Michigan Radio

  • Detroit property values rise by double digits, reversing long-term slide

    Residential property values rose 12% citywide in 2018.

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  • Detroit sues Dan Gilbert’s Bedrock over tenant information

    Detroit requested that information as part of an ongoing effort to crack down on renters evading city income taxes.

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  • 8 Mile meeting shows hardening lines on regional transit

    Metro Detroit’s divisions over expanding regional transit have only hardened recently.

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  • Building issues force combination of two Detroit schools

    Though things have improved, the district continues to be plagued by substandard conditions in some buildings.

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  • Detroit man sues Little Caesar’s Arena construction firm, alleges “Mississippi-style racism”

    “This is just Mississippi-style racism in the city of Detroit…”

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  • Detroit rolls out plan to bring rental properties up to code

    Detroit updated and strengthened its rental ordinance last year, after letting it largely go unenforced for years.

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  • 2018 Detroit auto show kicks off, and it’s all about trucks

    The Ford F-150 has been the top-selling truck and industry standard-bearer for many decades now.

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  • Detroiters looking for help with water bills hit barriers, funding confusion

    By Sarah Cwiek | Michigan Radio Detroiters looking for help with their water bills are hitting some barriers, as a…

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  • Still no resolution for Detroit water protesters: “It’s not just unusual, it’s unlawful.”

    By Sarah Cwiek | Michigan Radio Why has a criminal misdemeanor case involving seven Detroit protesters been stalled for nearly…

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  • DPS board meets for the last time, as “old” school district is eliminated

    By Sarah Cwiek | Michigan Radio The Detroit Public Schools’ board of education met for the final time ever on…

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