Quality of Life

  • 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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  • Natural gas prices continue to fall for DTE gas customers

    “By April, rates will be approaching 20 percent below the cost of gas in March last year.”

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  • Will Florida school shooting nudge Michigan to pass ‘red flag’ gun laws?

    The “red flag” laws would allow a court to intervene and seize someone’s guns before a crime has been committed.

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  • Wayne County joins Welcoming Michigan reaffirms commitment to diversity; recognizes immigrants

    “When you look across all 43 communities, Wayne County is really the face of America and we are very proud…

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  • Detroit’s urban farms: engines of growth, omens of change

    a factory, a boarded-up warehouse, and a handful of homes surrounded by…

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  • Don’t Be a Dumb Criminal

    Don’t Be a Dumb Criminal simplifies the court system for everyone.

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  • SMART offers free rides on new FAST bus service to Metro

    SMART is offering FREE RIDES exclusively on the FAST routes for the first two weeks of January.

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  • Detroit leaders: We’re “making progress” on violent crime

    Detroit’s own preliminary data show the city logged 267 criminal homicides in 2017.

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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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