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Detroit City Council votes to remove Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr during council session Thursday. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Detroit Officials Regaining Most City Control As Orr Removed From Role As Emergency Manager

The Detroit City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a plan to transfer daily operations to elected officials while retaining the state-appointed emergency manager to oversee bankruptcy matters until they are resolved.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

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Detroit Mayor, Council Members Happy With Productive Tone Of Retreat

Members of the Detroit City Council hit the road over the weekend for a retreat with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to talk about the city’s upcoming agenda.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2014

Mayor’s Budget Address To Council Delayed, Expected To Mirror EM’s Plan Of Adjustment

Detroit’s bankruptcy proceeding have delayed Mayor Mike Duggan’s budget address before the Detroit City Council.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2014

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Council Approves Privatization Of Trash Pickup In Detroit; Service Split Between Two Contractors

Detroit City Council has approved the privatization of garbage pickup, a $122 million move officials say won’t save money but will improve and expand service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2014

Flint Councilman Arrested For DUI And Possession Over Weekend

Mays served a year of probation after pleading guilty in 1987 to felonious assault, after threatening a man with a gun. Mays said the man threatened his life.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2013

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20-Pound Carp Loses Bid For Ann Arbor Council Seat

A fishy write-in campaign by a Tweeting 20-pound carp has failed in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

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20-Pound Carp Campaigns For Ann Arbor City Council

The weighty fish launched an unofficial write-in campaign via Twitter.

CBS Detroit–11/04/2013

Detroit City Council Rejects Plan For $350M Loan

Detroit City Council has rejected plans for a $350 million loan to help the cash-strapped city pay off some of its massive pension debt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2013

Charles Pugh. (file photo - credit: pughandyou.com)

Complaint Against Former Detroit City Council President, Charles Pugh, Sent To Prosecutor

A criminal complaint targeting former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh was filed this week by Madison Heights police.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2013

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Detroit City Council Candidates Square Off In Debate Series

For the first time in about 100 years, Detroiters will be electing city council members by district when they head to the polls next month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2013

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