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Japanese Businesses Back Detroit’s Bankruptcy Deal, Pledge $2.2 Million To DIA

Most of donation will be used for the DIA’s $100 million commitment to the so-called grand bargain. The rest will go toward reinstalling the museum’s Japanese collection in a new gallery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2014

Cooley High School in Detroit.

DPS And City Of Detroit Strike Deal On Debt, Vacant School Buildings

A deal has been reached between the city of Detroit and its public school district Tuesday — in the form of a trade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2014

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Detroit Makes Final Arguments To Exit Bankruptcy

A judge will decide next week whether Detroit’s plan is fair and feasible in the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2014

American singer-songwriter Michael Bolton arrives to attend the 65th annual Red Cross Gala, on August 2, 2013, in Monaco. Created in 1948, the gala is an annual charity event held in Monaco by its Princely Family during the summer. (VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Michael Bolton Takes On New Challenge With Film About Detroit

Michael Bolton has been working on the documentary for about two years and expects the film should be completed in early 2015.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2014

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DIA Exec Defends Fundraising Amid High Salary

A key component of what’s known as the Grand Bargain is a deal to help protect pensioners as Detroit goes through bankruptcy. That deal depends on the Detroit Institute of Art reaching its $100,000,000 fundraising goal.

10/24/2014

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Expert Says Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Feasible

Detroit’s plan to get out of bankruptcy is feasible, a court-appointed expert testified Wednesday as the last witness in a historic trial to determine whether the largest city in U.S. history to file for Chapter 9 can get back on its feet.

10/22/2014

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WWJ Special: Charlie Langton Talks Detroit Post-Bankruptcy With Esteemed Panel

WWJ’s Charlie Langton and co-host Mark Lee spoke about the future of Detroit with Former Detroit City Council Member Ken Cockrel, Karen Dumas and Sandy Baruah, President of the Detroit Regional Chamber.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2014

Detroit's former Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Emergency Manager: Bankruptcy Challenges Costly

Orr also was questioned on various topics associated with the bankruptcy, including the city’s poor track record of collecting taxes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2014

Detroit's former Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Manager Orr Takes The Stand In Detroit Bankruptcy Trial

Orr’s debt restructuring plan, in which deals have already been reached with most creditors, sets aside $1.7 billion for improving city services.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2014

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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

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