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Census: Rise In Mich. Homeowner, Rental Vacancies

The number of empty homes and vacant rental properties grew by nearly 50 percent in Michigan over the past decade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2011

Detroit Mayor Meets With Union Leaders To Address Cuts

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing’s appeal for permission to continue the City’s Income and Utility taxes has been met with mixed reviews among Republican lawmakers in Lansing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2011

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Michigan Committee Plans Redistricting Hearing

A committee in the Michigan House has scheduled the first in a series of public hearings tied to the state’s redistricting process for boundaries of congressional and state legislative districts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2011

Dearborn Historical Museum

Dearborn Reverses The Population Trend

Dearborn is nationally known as the home of Ford Motor Co., the Henry Ford museum and one of the most concentrated Middle Eastern communities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2011


Michigan Begins Congressional Redistricting

In wake of the recent U.S. census, state and congressional legislative districts are being redrawn in Michigan and across the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2011

Could Detroit’s Loss In Population Mean End Of Casinos?

Under state law, the casinos had to be built in an area defined as a city with a population of at least 800,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2011

Detroit downtown

Charles Pugh: ‘Smaller Is Better’ For Detroit’s Future

On the heels of a disappointing Census result, Charles Pugh said he is on board with a “smaller is better” concept for the future of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2011


Census Data: Detroit’s Population Fell 25 Percent

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said he will not accept the numbers being put forth by the Census.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2011

US Teen Birth Rate Hits All-Time Low

The U.S. teen birth rate in 2009 fell to its lowest point in almost 70 years of record-keeping — a decline that stunned experts who believe it’s partly due to the recession.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2010

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Michigan To Lose One Congressional Seat

New census numbers released this morning show Michigan as the only state to lose population since the last survey a decade ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2010