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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

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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


Michigan Could Lose Congressional Seat

Researchers says Southeast Michigan should brace itself for a loss when the U.S. Census Bureau releases results of state population growth and decline this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2010

Census Data: Weddings In '09 At Record Low Level

As the recession shook Americans’ confidence last year, new figures show that weddings for people 18 and older dropped to the lowest point in over a hundred years.


Census: Record Gap Between Rich And Poor

The income gap between the richest and poorest Americans grew last year to its widest amount on record.


Census: 1 In 7 Americans Live In Poverty

The ranks of the working-age poor climbed to the highest level since the 1960s as the recession threw millions of people out of work last year, leaving one in seven Americans in poverty.


Companies Hire More Workers, But Jobless Rate Rises

Private employers hired more workers over the past three month than first thought, lifting hopes for the weak economy ahead of the Labor Day weekend. But the unemployment rate rose in August for the first […]