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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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Judge Won’t Stop Water Shutoffs In Detroit

Disappointing news for Detroit residents who were hoping for a moratorium on unpaid water bills …

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2014

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 Officials To Testify In Water Dispute: We Can’t Give Away Free Water

Critics of the shutoffs say public health and children’s welfare are at risk in homes without water, arguing that “every resident has the inherent right to free water.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2014

Detroit downtown

Settlement Plan Moving Forward Between Syncora, City Of Detroit In Bankruptcy Proceedings

Detroit and bond insurer Syncora finished the deal announced last Tuesday to settle over $400 million in claims.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2014

Sarah Earley, Chairwoman of the Belle Isle Conservancy, with host Carol Cain on the "Michigan Matters' set, discusses the island park and its future. (credit: James C. Turner/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Focus: Belle Isle’s Luster Grows Amid State Stewardship

Despite its controversial genesis of Michigan taking over Belle Isle as a state park amid Detroit’s bankruptcy last year, the end result has been positive.

09/12/2014

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