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Artist rendering of the Woodward Light Rail. (Credit: m-1rail.com)

Contractor: Failed Jail Caused Loss Of M-1 Rail Project; Awarded To Cali. Company

“M-1 chose to begin negotiations with another contractor to avoid being subjected to public criticism. So now, many of the jobs and revenues are going to out-of-state contractors instead of staying in state.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

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Feds Decide Detroit Jails Are Too Awful, Move Prisoners Elsewhere

The U.S. Marshals Service is moving about 200 federal prisoners out of Wayne County’s two downtown Detroit jails, which have poor building conditions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013