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Nearly 16,000 people are expected to attend the Youmacon convention in Detroit this weekend. (Source: Youmacon)

Youmacon Anime Convention To Takeover Downtown Detroit (Video)

One of the biggest anime and gaming conventions in the country opens Thursday in Detroit. The Youmacon convention is expected to draw more than 16,000 attendees.

CBS Detroit–10/30/2014

Detroit Deputy Mayor Isaiah McKinnon addresses attendees at the Detroit Resident Career Opportunity Expo. (By Edward Cardenas)

Fifth Third Move, New Red Wings Arena Bring Opportunity And Hope To Detroit (VIDEO)

Detroit residents, business leaders and elected officials celebrated Tuesday the move of a Fortune 500 company to the city and a career expo for the new sports and entertainment development.

CBS Detroit–10/28/2014

(WWJ Photo, File)

Cobo Revenue Tops $23 Million For 2014 Fiscal Year

obo Center in downtown Detroit has brought in more than $23 million in revenue through the first 11 months of its 2014 fiscal year.

10/21/2014

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Gov. Snyder Addresses Leading U.S. Muslim Group At Cobo Center

The Republican governor spoke Friday during the opening session of the four-day conference at Cobo Center to one of America’s leading Muslim groups.

CBS Detroit–08/29/2014

Norwegian Foreign Minister Boerge Brende (L) and former US President Jimmy Carter are pictured during a press conference in Oslo on June 19, 2014. Carter attended the Oslo Forum which is regarded as the leading international network of armed conflict mediation practitioners. FILE PHOTO (Credit: POPPE, CORNELIUS/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-President Jimmy Carter To Address Leading U.S. Muslim Group In Detroit

The Democratic ex-president is set to speak Saturday afternoon about the need for religious communities to tackle discrimination and violence against women and girls worldwide.

CBS Detroit–08/28/2014

Cobo Center Detroit

NACE To Bring Auto Mechanics Expo To Cobo Center

Dan Risely from the Automotive Service Association said that more than 10,000 people from a dozen countries are expected to learn about the latest in vehicle repair.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2014

From left, Rod Alberts, Denise Ilitch, and Thom Connors with host carol Cain.

Detroit’s Convention Business Makes A Comeback

Cobo Center events have doubled from three years ago.

CBS 62–06/13/2014

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 2:  Travis Simms (L) fights Bronco McKart during for the WBA super welterweight title bout at Madison Square Garden on October 2, 2004 in New York City, New York.  Travis Simms defeated Bronco McKart. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

WBU World Middleweight Championship In Showdown For Motown 4 At Cobo Center

The main event for the WBU World Middleweight Championship will be between two Michigan Boxing Superstars: Future Hall of Fame candidate and former World Champion Bronco McKart and Emmanuel Steward Protégé, Tony Harrison.

97.1 The Ticket–05/28/2014

(credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Spirit Of Detroit Being Scanned For 3-D Printed Mini-statue

Honey, they shrunk the Spirit Of Detroit. A prominent and popular downtown Detroit statue has been photographed countless times, but now its likeness is being scanned for a 3-D printing project.

05/08/2014

Shirley Stancato, CEO of New Detroit with Carol Cain on the set of Michigan Matters. (credit: CBS 62)

Issues Of Race In Metro Detroit Under A Microscope

“Our goal at New Detroit is achieving a time when race is no longer an issue in this region and no longer an obstacle to progress for our city, region and state.”

04/18/2014

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