Detroit parks

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Tree Planting At Contaminated Detroit Park Prompts Concern

“This is unconscionable – against humanity…I say you’re doing this only because we’re black people.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2014

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Detroit Mayor Says Adoptions Will Keep More Parks Open, Maintained This Season

Mike Duggan says Duggan the city has doubled the number of seasonal workers and is committed to maintaining 150 parks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2014

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Businesses Step Up To Help Keep Detroit Parks Open

Donations from businesses and federal grants will allow Detroit to keep open 50 public parks and keep recreation programs running.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013

(Photo: Mike Campbell) Belle Isle isn't the only Detroit park being neglected.

As Belle Isle Hangs In Balance, Other Parks Need Makeover

Up Jefferson Avenue from Belle Isle are several other parks, including Riverfront-Lakewood East Park at the end of Alter Road, that have not been maintained.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2012