Detroit (Michigan, United States)

Type: City
Name: Detroit (Michigan, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 42.380001
Longitude: -83.099998
population: 884,941
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 11 reports

PETA to Detroiters: We'll help you get your water back--but you have to become a vegan for a month

As many of you know, Detroit has taken draconian--and according to the United Nations, illegal--steps to solve the problem of so many of its citizens being behind on their water bills.  With almost half the city behind on its water bills, the city threatened ... [Published Daily Kos - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 21 reports

FBI investigating recently fired Ford engineer for espionage [UPDATE]

UPDATE: We have received a statement from Ford Global Corporate Communications Manager, Susan Krusel, which contradicts some statements in the original story by the Detroit News. Krusel writes:"Ford initiated an investigation of a now former employee ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 6 reports

Jimmy Buffett on why he loves to play in Detroit

Jimmy Buffett on why he loves to play in DetroitUpdated: Friday, July 25 2014 9:08 PM EDT 2014-07-26 01:08:27 GMTFox 2 caught up with Jimmy, who tells us he remembers working the crowd into party mode the day Detroit declared bankruptcy.Fox 2 caught up ... [Published MyFox Detroit - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 6 reports

Detroit's revised bankruptcy plan sheds light on bonds, monitor

July 25 (Reuters) - Detroit released a revised debt adjustment plan on Friday that details the role of a post-bankruptcy monitor and sets up a reserve fund to possibly enhance recoveries for certain creditors. Should Detroit prevail in the suit, money ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 5 reports

Detroit Water Project brings much needed relief to residents

So often we write stories about the ratchetivity of “reality” shows or the drama that is caused by our fellow man through shootings and stabbings. However, today we are happy to tell you about some people who are doing something wonderful and with very ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 6 reports

Judge: Detroit mob beating sentences will stand

Judge: Detroit mob beating sentences will standUpdated: Friday, July 25 2014 4:31 PM EDT 2014-07-25 20:31:40 GMTA judge is sticking to light sentences for two men who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist in April.A judge is sticking ... [Published MyFox Detroit - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 27 reports

Hundreds of protestors flood Detroit streets to protest water shut-offs

by Rasheed ShabazzDetroit, Mich. – Hundreds marched in the streets of downtown Detroit on July 18 to protest water services being shut off for thousands of residents too poor to pay their utility bills. Nurses organizing the demonstration declared a public ... [Published San Francisco Bay View - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

Twitter campaign tries to keep Detroit water flowing

Sometimes a conversation on social media can have a big impact. A July 17 Twitter exchange between two women sparked the creation of a website to combat one of Detroit's biggest issues: delinquent water bill payments.Tiffani Bell ( @tiffani ) and Kristy ... [Published Visalia Times-Delta - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 4 reports

As the 313 Turns 313, Celebrants Look at Detroit’s Positives

By Courtney BledsoeThe 313 area code officially observed its 313th birthday Thursday, but the celebration of all the things that make Detroit, well, Detroit, will .If you’re a Detroit insider, you understand there’s nothing like going to a Coney Island ... [Published Clawson Patch - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 6 reports

Man's body found in a manhole in Detroit

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Police are trying to figure out how a man's body ended up in a manhole.Detroit Police tell 7 Action News the man was electrocuted.Police say they received a call Wednesday night for them to check the area near Oregon street and the I-96 ... [Published WXYZ - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 7 reports

"He Who Makes The Rules Never Goes To Jail For Breaking Them"

Submitted by Martin Armstrong via Armstrong Economics , Working for the government was always pitched as somehow being better guaranteed than risky corporations. However, he who makes the laws never goes to jail for breaking them  - a plain ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 6 reports

Canadian group to provide free water to Detroit residents...

Canadian group to provide free water to Detroit residents... (First column, 6th story, link ) ... [Published Drudge Report Feed - Jul 24 2014]

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...elegant dress watches are at the moment coming through a very strong revival," said Alexander Schmiedt, managing director of watches at Montblanc. "You had a time until 2007, 2008, where [a watch] couldn't be [too big] -- the bigger, the louder, the better."
...But recently, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a Detroit crowd that "the biggest banks are even bigger than they were when they got too big to fail in 2008." Who's right? Warren is, but ending "too big to fail" doesn't just require Congress to make a better banking law. It has to do with us, and weani
"I don't know how to thank them enough. There's nothing I could do to thank them enough," said Maxson. "There is absolutely nothing comparable to the gift of life."
John Pistole told the Aspen Security Forum: "The bomber had had the device with him for over two weeks."

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Huge and ostentatious watches falling from favor [Published Morningstar.com - 9 mins ago]
NHTSA probes air bag software on older Chevrole... [Published CNBC - 14 mins ago]
Joseph Rudolph Wood’s Tortuous Death: Arizona’s... [Published Global Research - 19 mins ago]
Conditions determine Ozone Action Days [Published C & G Newspapers - 40 mins ago]
Mary Jane COX, 71, Rocky River, Ohio [Published WKYC News - 46 mins ago]
Couple charged in neglect death of wife's father [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 55 mins ago]
'Too big to fail' equals 'too eager to borrow' [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
Crain's week in news, July 19-25: Birmingham Kr... [Published Crains Detroit Business - 1 hour ago]
Organ recipient grateful for Canadian donor's g... [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - 1 hour ago]
UAW hopes “if we build it, they will join” when... [Published Lexology - 1 hour ago]
Police seek missing brother and sister [Published WXYZ - 1 hour ago]
About a dime of every dollar you make in Cuyaho... [Published Cleveland.com - 1 hour ago]
Detroit police searching for 2 missing children [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - 2 hours ago]
Why Underwear Bomber, Abdul-Mutallab’s Plan Fai... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
You thought Wisconsin losing high-speed rail wa... [Published Isthmus Daily Page - 2 hours ago]
Wow of the Week: Spiders on speed [Published MedCity News - 2 hours ago]
3 Things The Pope Should Discuss On His Visit T... [Published Think Progress - 2 hours ago]
Underpants bomber failed 'because he wore same... [Published Malta Independent Daily - 2 hours ago]
Q&A on New Jersey's public employee pensions [Published Modesto Bee - 2 hours ago]
Guaranteed Rate Opens New Location in Birmingha... [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
Official: First BMW i8 in US to be auctioned of... [Published Autoblog Green - 3 hours ago]
US Senate candidate Gary Peters built bridges i... [Published Michigan Live - 3 hours ago]
Read more [Published News Gazette - 3 hours ago]
Is English getting dissed? [Published Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago]
Detroit Shuts Taps for People, Not Corps [Published Daily Beast - 3 hours ago]
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Halbig again, Halb... [Published Daily Kos - 3 hours ago]
“Degraded,” fortunately [Published Power Line - 4 hours ago]
Madison Style at Home: Milk paint revives old f... [Published Capital Times - 4 hours ago]
Police Search For Missing Siblings On Detroit’s... [Published CBS Detroit - 4 hours ago]
How to prevent New Jersey from failing: Opinion [Published New Jersey Online - 4 hours ago]
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3 Things The Pope Should Discuss On His Visit T... [Published Think Progress - 2 hours ago]
CREDIT: AP On Friday, an American archbishop all but confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia, Pennsylvania next year, leaving Catholics and Americans at large buzzing about what the pontiff’s first visit to the United States could entail. ...
Official: First BMW i8 in US to be auctioned of... [Published Autoblog Green - 3 hours ago]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in , BMW Snag yourself a BMW i8 at the upcoming Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Weekend and you won't only be the first in the US to own this model, you'll be getting a one-of-a-kind version of BMW's new gas-electric plug-in ...
“Degraded,” fortunately [Published Power Line - 4 hours ago]
(Scott Johnson) Islamic toilet etiquette specifies an elaborate protocol that goes well beyond our immediate need to know. (Warning: You also really don’t want to know.) Fortunately, however, it seems not to require clean underwear, at least not ...
The Daily Agenda for Saturday, July 26 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - 8 hours ago]
TODAY’S AGENDA: Pride Celebrations This Weekend: Braunschweig, Germany ; Ft. Wayne, IN ; Halifax, NS ; Harrisburg, PA ; London, ON ; Mainz, Germany ; Norwich, UK ; Nottingham, UK ; Pride Pittsburgh, PA (Black Pride); Raleigh-Durham, NC ...
Cleveland Indians continue to struggle against ... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - 10 hours ago]
The Indians are 1-5 since winning the first three of a four-game series against the Tigers in Detroit. ...
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Adventures in Warrenland [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 21 2014]
Kosher Chinese [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
Physicist: Detroit will defy gravity [Published Reuters Video: Technology - Jun 28 2014]
GM's Latest Moves In Recall Failures [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jun 06 2014]
Security breach forces lockdown at Detroit airport [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 30 2014]
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Ambac Announces LTGO Settlement With the City o... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 25 2014]
DTE Energy reports second quarter 2014 results [Published Financial Services - Jul 25 2014]
Compuware Corporation to Announce First Quarter... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 23 2014]
GRS Is Pleased Members Voted To Support City's ... [Published Financial Services - Jul 22 2014]
The PrivateBank Awards $115,000 in Affordable H... [Published Financial Services - Jul 16 2014]
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