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Detroit Emergency Financial Manager Kevyn Orr. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Emergency Financial Manager Officially On The Job In Detroit

Bankruptcy attorney Kevyn Orr is ready to roll up his sleeves and get to work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2013

Detroit EFM Kevyn Orr, left, talks to reports on his first day at work in Detroit. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Orr Begins Work As Detroit’s Emergency Manager

Bankruptcy attorney and turnaround specialist Kevyn Orr arrived downtown Detroit this morning for his first day on the job as emergency financial manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2013

Kevyn Orr (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Financial Manager: I’m Used To Being Hated

He’s not a union-buster and he has no plans to hawk Detroit’s jewels. That’s the word from Detroit EFM Kevyn Orr.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

A Detroit neighborhood is shown behind a street sign that has been knocked over March 23, 2011. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroiters: It Doesn’t Matter Who Is In Charge, Just Fix The City

Detroiters know all too well that their neighborhoods are filled with abandoned and burned buildings. After putting up with it for so long, residents say they don’t care who is in charge, they just want their city back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

Kevyn Orr, right, takes reporter questions with Gov. Rick Snyder to his left. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

LISTEN: Gov. Snyder Announces Detroit Emergency Manager

Gov. Rick Snyder acknowledged that his decision to appoint an emergency financial manager for Detroit is bittersweet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Kevyn Orr (handout photo)

Bankruptcy Expert Named Detroit Emergency Manager

The governor’s nominee to become Detroit’s emergency financial manager says the job is the “Olympics of restructuring.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Multiple Legal Challenges Likely Vs. Detroit EFM

The Detroit City Council has dropped out of the fight, but others will challenge the state’s appointment of an emergency financial manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Rick Snyder - Dave Bing (Credit: Getty Images)

Kevyn Orr Expected To Be Named Detroit Emergency Financial Manager

It’s expected that Kevyn Orr — a University of Michigan graduate and an attorney from Washington, D.C. — will be that EFM. Orr helped Chrysler work through its bankruptcy situation in 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013

Chief Deputy Treasurer Mary MacDowell hears arguments from Detroit leaders. (Video screenshot. credit: Gov. Snyder's office)

Detroit Leaders Make Case Against Emergency Financial Manager

Detroit leaders visited Lansing on Tuesday to try to convince Gov. Rick Snyder to halt a plan for an emergency financial manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2013

A Michigan State Police car (credit: WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

Emergency Manager Protest Slows Traffic On I-94

Traffic was slowed almost to a halt along I-94 Monday morning as part of protests over the governor’s decision to appoint an emergency financial manager for Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2013