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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

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

EM’s Term Nearing End, City Council To Decide Role Kevyn Orr May Play In Near Future

Removal of Orr as the city’s emergency manager and restoring power back to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and the nine-member city council could come as soon as Sept. 29.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2014

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Governor’s ‘NERD Fund’ Paying For Emergency Manager’s Condo In Detroit

Orr has been staying at a condo at the Westin Book Cadillac while working through the city’s financial problems and bankruptcy filing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2013

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

Detroit EM Refers To City As “Dumb, Lazy, Happy And Rich”

Responses also coming in on social media … drawing comments from both sides.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2013

Detroit's Emergency Manager spokesperson Bill Nowling. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

The Tour Of Detroit Is Off Says EM Kevyn Orr

Detroit’s Emergency Manager has called off a controversial tour of Detroit that was aimed at drawing sympathy from the city’s biggest creditors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2013

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr (credit: George Fox/WWJ) FILE.

Detroit EM Will Not Replace City Council Members Despite Charter Laws

Orr has ordered the City Council not to name replacements for two colleagues that resigned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder. (Getty Images/Bill Pugliano) FILE

Snyder Meets With Interns During Town Hall Meeting

Governor Rick Snyder was in town to speak to a group of college interns about their work experience and staying in Michigan after graduation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2013

Belle Isle

Detroit EM Says He Favors Leasing Belle Isle To State

Kevyn Orr made the comment at a public meeting to discuss his plans for staving off bankruptcy and reducing $15 billion in unfunded municipal obligations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2013

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