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“It’s really exciting to see all this new growth in Detroit…”
“…These young people are the generation that’s gonna make that change.”
She says that people who get angry at her for doing this don’t understand this is their Thanksgiving tradition.
Some preliminary demolition is underway at Detroit’s historic Packard Plant, to prepare the sprawling complex of abandoned buildings for an ambitious redevelopment project.
Some young Detroit students had a chance Tuesday to spend some play time with members of the Detroit Lions as part of a program focuses on the value of healthy eating.
Police say a tanker truck failed to stop at at ‘T intersection’ and jack-knifed into the front of a small store-front style church.
According witnesses, the 65-year old man shot the suspect after he woke up to use the bathroom and found the stranger strangling his dog.
The work is targeted to be completed in time for the Thanksgiving Day parade.
“United Way at its core – its greatest interest is to see things get accomplished on the toughest social issues …,” said local United Way president.
Two Detroit police officers have been recognized for their quick actions which may have saved the life of a 7-year old girl.