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Will Bringing Back Casino Tax Help Save Detroit’s Economy?

Talk is starting at the state capital about reintroducing the casino tax to raise more money for the City of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/12/2011

Lake St. Clair (WWJ - File photo)

Hackel Still Pushing For Macomb County Waterfront Casino

The idea of a waterfront casino in Macomb County is still getting support from County Executive Mark Hackel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2011


Greektown To Get New Boss With A Competitive Plan

Greektown’s soon-to-be CEO has a plan with a new Michigan based marketing firm to help make Detroit’s least profitable casino, more competitive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2011


Greektown Launches Smartphone App for Windows Phone 7

Greektown Casino-Hotel’s smartphone app is now available for download on Windows Phone 7 with a new “favorite slots” feature that enables guests to check if their favorite slot machines are available to play.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2011

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Detroit Moves Ahead With Plan For Casino Tax Increase

The Detroit City Council is backing Mayor Dave Bing’s plan to raise $20 million with a three-percent casino tax increase.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2011

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Judge: Michigan’s Ban On Smoking Is ‘Confusing’

Due to the “confusing language” of Michigan’s smoking law, a judge has tossed out a fine levied against a bar owner who claimed patrons should be allowed to smoke in his establishment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2011


New Jailhouse In Detroit?

Are Wayne County Officials buying a plot of land downtown Detroit to build a 2,000-bed jail?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2011

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Hope Floats: Hackel Wants Waterfront Casino For Macomb

Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel thinks his county is sitting on a goldmine and envisions a brand new, privately owned marina-casino on Lake St. Clair.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2011


SW Mich. Casino Foe Wins Appeal In Lawsuit

A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit challenging a new casino in southwestern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2011

Former MGM Grand Detroit (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Wall Street Buys Detroit Bond Deal For New Police HQ

It looks plans for a new Detroit Police headquarters are moving forward.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2010