Detroit Free Press

July 12, 2017, 2pm PDT
A House of Representatives committee has different ideas about the spending priorities of the federal government when it comes to issues like a proposed border wall and the Great Lakes.
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July 11, 2017, 9am PDT
One way to get a transit funding tax plan approved is just to cut outlying areas out of transit taxes, and transit planning, entirely.
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June 23, 2017, 6am PDT
Detroit will spend $4.3 million to buy land along the Detroit Terminal Railroad for the purposes of creating a 7.5-mile leg of the planned Inner Circle Greenway.
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June 21, 2017, 7am PDT
The latest city to open up its coffers to support a professional sports team is Detroit, which will spend $34.5 million to support the Detroit Pistons in a move to the recently completed Little Caesars Arena.
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June 20, 2017, 10am PDT
A lawsuit, allowed to proceed by a Wayne County judge, reveals some of the difficulties of blight removal.
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June 1, 2017, 1pm PDT
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan made a splash this week by pronouncing a vision to create a Detroit that is 'one city for all of us.'
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May 29, 2017, 5am PDT
The word "sticky" when applied to the urban design context has come to mean attractive and comfortable—the kind of place that makes people want to stay away and make return visits. Detroit is the latest city to experiment with the concept.
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May 28, 2017, 7am PDT
The Illitch family is continuing to reveal details of the big vision surrounding the new home to the Detroit Red Wings.
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May 19, 2017, 11am PDT
Apparently Michigan's largest electricity supplier did not receive the Trump memo that the Clean Power Plan will be rolled back as they are proceeding on a plan that will achieve even higher carbon emission reductions.
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May 19, 2017, 7am PDT
Perhaps it's a sign of recovery: the city of Detroit will greatly expand the amount of roads it improves over the course of the next year.
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May 9, 2017, 6am PDT
If self-driving cars means more sharing and less car ownership, we may finally lose our appetite for parking, even in the motor city.
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May 5, 2017, 2pm PDT
The long-awaited Q-Line opened to the public earlier today.
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May 5, 2017, 12pm PDT
The new book "Detroit: The Dream Is Now" tells a story of revitalization and ambition, in the same city where far too many "ruin porn" photographers have tread.
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April 27, 2017, 6am PDT
When investors from Belgium and elsewhere snapped up Detroit houses for a song, some of them didn't consider the full picture. The lesson: do your research, and maybe don't invest thousands of miles form home.
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April 19, 2017, 8am PDT
The Detroit Pistons recently played their last game in the Palace of Auburn Hills.
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March 11, 2017, 5am PST
Slated for the site of the late Hudson's department store, Dan Gilbert's mixed-use mecca and its glassy 734-foot tower would symbolize Detroit's rebirth, in downtown at least.
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March 7, 2017, 6am PST
A new framework plan for Detroit's East Riverfront District will focus more on creating public spaces than a previous version of the plan. The proposed vision for the waterfront would expand Milliken State Park and create two new parks.
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March 6, 2017, 6am PST
A request for proposals for the planned Gordie Howe International Bridge, connecting Detroit to Windsor, includes a mandate to include pedestrian and bike infrastructure across the span.
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March 6, 2017, 5am PST
Meet Penni Robertson, also known as America's Favorite Crossing Guard.
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January 25, 2017, 5am PST
It's counterintuitive, but in Detroit, the hope is that by lowering property taxes, the city might actually collect more in property taxes.
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