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Detroit City Council President  Charles Pugh.

City Council Approves Hike In Health Care Rates For Non-Union City Workers

Detroit City Council has voted to approve a change in how much non-union city employees pay for health care.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2013

Timothy Shannon (Booking Photo)

City Council Member Charged In Wife’s Drowning

A city council member in a small Michigan community has been charged with open murder in the bathtub drowning of his wife that was initially reported to authorities as an accident.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2013


Mixed Reviews On Water Department Implementing Proposed Changes

The Director of Detroit’s Water and Sewerage Department wants to begin implementing some of the controversial changes proposed following a 90 day review of the system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/15/2012

Continental's automated driving system. Photo: Continental.

Auburn Hills OK’s New Offices, Labs At Continental Automotive; 300 New Jobs

Auburn Hills city officials Monday announced that City Council had approved the expansion of Continental Automotive Systems Inc. at its Auburn Hills sites.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2012

Ex-Pontiac Councilman Charged With Corruption

An FBI sting operation has led to bribery and drug charges against a former Pontiac City Council member.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Councilman Under Fire For ’09 Anti-Obama Rally

An elected official in suburban Detroit says he was visited by the U.S. Secret Service after his colleagues asked him to resign over his critical comments about President Barack Obama and others in 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2012

Kenyatta  Kwame (R).  (WWJ/Florence Walton)

Living The Life Of Wheelchair Bound: Council Members Spend Time Making Way In City

Warriors on Wheels President Lisa Franklin offered the challenge to help make lawmakers aware of the difficulties people with disabilities have while trying get around in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2012

Charles Pugh. (file photo - credit:

State Looks To Force City’s Hand By Withholding $28 Million In Revenue Sharing

Michigan State Treasurer Andy Dillon is threatening to withhold a $28 million state revenue sharing payment to Detroit unless the city’s top attorney renounces her challenge to the consent agreement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2012

John Olumba speaking with community member in file photo from Olumba's State Rep. Website.

Blighted Homes More Than An Eyesore For City Residents

State Representative John Olumba ushered in to City Council homeowners from his northeast Detroit district who are fed up with the burned out and abandoned homes and lots that are overgrown with grass.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2012

Guarding Downed Power Lines Will Now Be Billed To DTE

City Council Tuesday passed a cost recovery ordinance that Councilmen Ken Cockrel says is only fair.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2012




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