Detroit City Council

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Name: Detroit City Council
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Water shutoffs: Elected official shares his story

DETROIT -Detroit's water shutoffs have affected thousands of residents and businesses--from people who can’t afford to pay to those who have simply ignored their bills. Even a well-known elected official who says he knew about the water crisis admits ... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Man sentenced to life in prison for toddler's death

Man sentenced to life in prison for toddler's deathUpdated: Thursday, July 24 2014 5:08 PM EDT 2014-07-24 21:08:27 GMTA Macomb County man will spend the rest of his life in jail for the beating death of a 2-year-old boy.A Macomb County man will spend ... [Published MyFox Detroit - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Stilt walkers, balloon artists, butterflies celebrate Detroit's 313th birthday in Campus Martius Park

Natalie Broda/Crain's Detroit BusinessRick Carver (right), CEO of RicRocZoo, and "Hippy Don" pause for a moment in the sunshine to chat. Carver was one of many stilt-walkers enjoying some higher altitude at the 313th birthday party of Detroit.Rebirth ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit's 313th birthday party takes flight (sort of) in Campus Martius

Detroit — The 313 butterflies were released from envelopes at noon Thursday at a celebration downtown, a symbol of the city rising on its 313th birthday and bringing in a new era for Detroit.It didn’t go quite as planned.Some of the butterflies fell to ... [Published Detroit News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Detroit City Council considering land deal for U.S.-Canada bridge

The Detroit City Council is considering the transfer of 301 city-owned properties to the Michigan Land Bank in exchange for $1.4 million from the Canadian government as part of plans for a $2 billion international commuter bridge.A special council session ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit People's Water Board Welcomes Canadian Help--Rally on Th 7/24, 3:30 PM, @ Spirit of Detroit

All in the metro Detroit area are invited to attend this rally tomorrow, Th. 7/24, starting at 3:30 PM, in front of the Spirit of Detroit statue at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Building. Here is the text of the press release:For Immediate ReleaseNews ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian protesters to deliver water to Detroit

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Protesters from Canada are heading across the border today to bring water to Detroiters who've had their water shutoff.The event is being organized by the Council of Canadians and the Detroit People's Water Board.They're planning for ... [Published WXYZ - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Charles Pugh responds to federal lawsuit

DETROIT -Disgraced former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh submitted his responses to a federal lawsuit claiming he tried to manipulate a teenager he mentored at a Detroit Public School high school into having sex with him.In the brief, the ... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Organizer asks Detroit City Council to keep weekly John's Carpet House blues jam alive after police shutdown

[embedded content]DETROIT, MI -- It's been 15 years since hundreds of musicians and fans began gathering each Sunday for what's called John's Carpet House to enjoy free blues in east Detroit.It's about as grassroots as it gets.This past Sunday, Detroit ... [Published Metro Detroit Business - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit's leaders worry about sales of schools

DETROIT (WXYZ) - We've been telling you about vacant Detroit Public Schools in a state of disrepair - buildings sitting open, vulnerable to thieves and vandals.The school district is trying to sell more than 80 properties and some Detroit City council ... [Published WXYZ - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Detroit to auction eight homes seized in anti-blight effort

DETROIT, MI -- Eight vacant homes seized by the city will go to auction later this month in the first such property transfers since the city began suing the owners of blighted homes in April, the mayor's office announced Wednesday.The Detroit Land Bank ... [Published Metro Detroit Business - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit City Council approves M-1 Rail streetcar project

Detroit City Council in the US has unanimously approved construction and operating agreements for the M-1 Rail project.As per the agreements, M-1 Rail will begin construction on the 3.3 mile-long streetcar project in July this year.The proposed streetcar ... [Published Railway-technology.com - Jun 26 2014]

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...The  Southwest Times Record (Ft. Smith)  reports that the consultant "found that adding a third lane to the highway and charging a toll just on that lane would not be cost-effective." The commission took no action on the report, but in other business, asked state transportation department director Scott Bennett to survey Arkansas...
"The last time I paid a bill, a water bill, it was paid every three months. Am I right? Or am I wrong" Williams said
"The criminal prosecution is a much higher standard," Flood said. "This case is about a preponderance of the evidence, a much lower standard."
"Since we moved it across the street, it's just blossomed" Barrow said Tuesday. Hundreds come out each week to eat, drink and groove to the tight jam sessions that fill the air from about 3:30 p.m. to dusk...

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Detroit drops sewer-lining contract with Lanzo ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - 5 hours ago]
Daily News Briefs for July 25 [Published TollRoadsNews - 10 hours ago]
Water shutoffs: Elected official shares his story [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - 15 hours ago]
Man sentenced to life in prison for toddler's d... [Published MyFox Detroit - Jul 24 2014]
Detroit's 313th birthday party takes flight (so... [Published Detroit News - Jul 24 2014]
Stilt walkers, balloon artists, butterflies cel... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 24 2014]
Detroit City Council considering land deal for ... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 24 2014]
Council considering land deal for US-Canada bridge [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 24 2014]
Council considering land deal for US-Canada bridge [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 24 2014]
Whether Detroit can pay bills after bankruptcy ... [Published Metro Detroit Business - Jul 24 2014]
Canadian protesters to deliver water to Detroit [Published WXYZ - Jul 24 2014]
Detroit People's Water Board Welcomes Canadian ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 23 2014]
Charles Pugh responds to federal lawsuit [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Jul 23 2014]
Pugh responds to lawsuit, denies offering teen ... [Published Detroit News - Jul 23 2014]
Pugh denies offering teen money for sex in resp... [Published Detroit News - Jul 22 2014]
Organizer asks Detroit City Council to keep wee... [Published Metro Detroit Business - Jul 22 2014]
Detroit workers, retirees approve EM Orr’s plan... [Published Michigan Citizen - Jul 22 2014]
Detroit's leaders worry about sales of schools [Published WXYZ - Jul 21 2014]
David Frownfelder: Time for a July cleaning of ... [Published Adrian Daily Telegram - Jul 21 2014]
3 Dems look to fill void left by Peters' Senate... [Published Crains Detroit Business - Jul 20 2014]
Detroit: While "water is a human right," water ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 18 2014]
Thousands to March in Detroit as ‘Heartless’ Wa... [Published RINF.com - Jul 18 2014]
Detroit to auction eight homes seized in anti-b... [Published Metro Detroit Business - Jul 17 2014]
Marygrove neighborhood homes to be auctioned [Published WXYZ - Jul 17 2014]
Two vie for Democratic spot in 13th Congression... [Published Canton Observer - Jul 13 2014]
Detroit "grand bargain" ballots were due today [Published Michigan Public Radio - Jul 12 2014]
Duggan to kickoff blight-and-beauty Detroit bus... [Published Metro Detroit Business - Jul 11 2014]
Editorial: For Legislature, from Wayne, Detroit [Published Detroit News - Jul 11 2014]
Silent on water shut-offs? [Published Michigan Citizen - Jul 10 2014]
Detroit HIV/AIDS Advocate Harry L. Simpson Dies [Published POZ.com - Jul 09 2014]
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Shutting Off Water To 150k Residents - Ukraine?... [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 27 2014]
The news that hundreds of thousands of people will lose water supplies is not a stunning headline anymore - poor old Ukraine... or Iraq. However, this time, the 'it couldn't happen here' crowd might be stunned to hear that The Motor City is playing ...
Detroit begins cutting off water to 150,000 res... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Jun 24 2014]
Desperate calls for help from the United Nations aren’t just for war-torn and developing nations anymore. The city of Detroit — a city that has been on the brink in many ways — in an effort to balance its books, has begun shutting off water access to ...
The Daily Docket: Energy Future Wins Approval o... [Published WSJ.com: Bankruptcy Beat - Jun 06 2014]
Energy Future Holdings Corp. launched a crucial hearing on financing its $42 billion bankruptcy by announcing it had reached an accord with some key critics and by winning final approval of a $4.475 billion loan. The Wall Street Journal has the Daily ...
What could possibly go wrong?-------City of Det... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jun 01 2014]
City of Detroit to launch $3 million program for entrepreneurs |Crain's Detroit Business : "The city of Detroit plans to launch a new program for entrepreneurs. No details have been released yet, but Mayor Mike Duggan said that Detroit City Council ...
Detroit "leaders" not digging state pooolice---... [Published MuskegonPundit - May 06 2014]
Editorial: Visitors deserve a safe Belle Isle |The Detroit News : "Some members of the Detroit City Council aren’t happy about the significant increase of police presence on Belle Isle now that it’s a state park.  Yet the police are addressing one ...
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$650 Million Downtown Detroit Events Center Dis... [Published Financial Services - Feb 04 2014]
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