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Detroit Bankruptcy: Dan Gilbert Testifies Crime, Education, Blight Are City’s Major Challenges

Businessman Dan Gilbert has testified during Detroit’s bankruptcy trial that the city’s high crime rate, poor school system, unemployment and blighted neighborhoods are its major challenges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2014

Quicken Loans chairman and founder Dan Gilbert (credit: Quicken Loans)

Dan Gilbert Pitches Detroit At TechCrunch

Dan Gilbert, the CEO of Rock Ventures, traveled to San Francisco to personally pitch opportunities in Detroit to those in Silicon Valley.

CBS Detroit–09/09/2014

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Duggan Says He Hopes Pistons Will Move Back To Downtown Detroit By 2017

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan spoke on Sports Illustrated’s SI Now podcast and said that he thinks bringing the Detroit Pistons back to the city will benefit the area.

CBS Detroit–09/08/2014

Outgoing Congressman John Dingell and U.S. Senator Carl Levin appear together in the "Eye on the Future" special "Michigan in Transition" airing 6:30 p.m. this Sunday on CBS  62. The two Michigan leaders talk about changes in the political landscape in the 30-minute special. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

What’s Ahead For The Great Lakes State? ‘Michigan In Transition’ Examines Historic Change Of Leadership

As the state that put the world on wheels looks to its future – change is in the air.

07/17/2014

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LeBron James Should Not Let Spiteful Dan Gilbert Letter Deter Him From Cleveland [OPINION]

Some people believe James owes Cleveland. I’m not one of those people. Basketball is a business, so James is a businessman. He has no obligation to the Cavs. He should do what he believes is best for him, his family and his career.

CBS Detroit–07/11/2014

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Dan Gilbert’s Real Estate Arm Buys Detroit Newspaper Building

Bedrock Real Estate Services has bought the home of The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2014

Steve Case, AOL co-founder, address a gathering to kick-off Rise of the Rest stop in Detroit. (By Edward Cardenas)

Detroit Start-Ups Compete For $100K Prize

Six decades ago Detroit was the home to innovation, and with the current start-up culture in the city, it is returning to its roots, says AOL co-founder Steve Case.

CBS Detroit–06/24/2014

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New Downtown Detroit Sneaker Store, Nojo Kicks, Opens With Long Lines, Offers $8,500 Air Jordans

It’s the first shoe store of its kind in the city, which made headlines the last couple of years with other firsts — including chain grocery stores Meijer and Whole Foods, and a Starbucks.

06/23/2014

By Edward Cardenas

Craft Cocktails, Small Plates Among New Dining Options Coming To Downtown Detroit

“There is nothing like us downtown,” said Schaefer-Janssen, who is excited about being part of something bigger happening in the city. “I wanted to part of the rebirth of Detroit.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2014

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Plans In The Works For Site Of Former Hudson’s Department Store In Detroit

Hudson’s store was founded in 1881 in Detroit. The site has remained vacant since the building was torn down over a decade ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

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