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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan gives his State of the City address. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Duggan In State Of The City: ‘The Change In Detroit Is Real’

An optimistic Mike Duggan made his first State of the City address as mayor of bankrupt Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

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Judge Sets June Trial On Detroit Bankruptcy Plan

A judge has set a June 16 trial on Detroit’s plan to emerge from bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2014


Criminals Sympathizing With Plight Of Detroit Cops

Coleman says when some of the criminals saw them take a pay cut they were in shock.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2014


2-3 Weeks Till Judge Rules On Detroit Bond Debt

A judge said he will decide in two to three weeks whether bond insurers’ claims that the millions of dollars they are owed by Detroit should be considered secured debt during the city’s bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2014


Union: Detroit Restructuring Plan ‘A Gut Punch To City Workers And Retirees’

AFSCME Council 25 is reacting to the release of Kevyn Orr’s plan to dig Detroit out of debt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2014


Detroit Files Plan To Fix Debt, Leave Bankruptcy

Detroit’s emergency manager has officially filed a plan to restructure the city’s $18 billion debt.



Appeals Court To Hear Arguments On Detroit’s Eligibility For Bankruptcy

This appeal was filed by retirees who claim the city didn’t negotiate in good faith.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Plan To Restructure Detroit’s Debt Expected Friday

Kevyn Orr’s long-awaited plan of adjustment will spell out how pensioners, retirees, banks, bond insurers and other creditors will be treated

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2014


Health Insurance Deadline Looms For Detroit Retirees

The city will stop providing health insurance to retirees beginning March 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

Belle Isle bridge. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Belle Isle Is Now Officially A State Park

As of today, Belle Isle is officially a state park. The state will run the park as part of a 30-year lease from the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2014