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(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Packard Plant Sale Still Uncertain

It remains to be seen whether Chicago developer Bill Hults will buy Detroit’s defunct Packard plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2013

Land Buy For Detroit Tree-Growing Project Gets OK

Detroit’s emergency manger approved a purchase agreement for 1,500 parcels of land on the city’s east side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2013

Flint (Credit: City of Flint Facebook)

Flint, Saginaw Kick Off New Blight Removal Efforts

“By working together at the ground level, we will reverse the challenges caused by blight.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2013

A vacant home in Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Task Force Begins Work On Detroit Blight Fight

The work is part of efforts announced last month by the administration of President Barack Obama to help Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2013

(credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Nonprofit Fights Blight Through ‘Greening Of Detroit’

“In this neighborhood the people said they wanted this to be the greenest neighborhood in the city.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

Crews clean up the underpass at I-75 at Springwells. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Trash Removed, Homeless Relocated In Underpass Cleanup Effort

MSP Lt. Mike Shaw says where the city’s homeless gather, you’ll find large piles of debris.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2013

(credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Crews Begin Razing Historic Detroit Housing Project

City and federal officials are making good on promises to raze the Brewster projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2013

A dilapidated building in Southwest Detroit. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ, File)

Snyder: $100M In US Aid For Anti-Blight Demolition

“As the abandoned properties come down, property values will go up, and crime will go down,” the governor said.

08/20/2013

A vacant home in Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Michigan Cities Await Word On Demolition Funds

A decision on how much money each city will get is expected next week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2013

Packard Plant in Detroit. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Developer Eyes Redeveloping Detroit’s Packard Site

Developers have set their sights on a deteriorating former Detroit car plant that’s become better known for malicious destruction and urban decay.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2013

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