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DPS Emergency Manager Jack Martin. (Credit/WWJ)

Detroit School Board Votes To Remove Emergency Manager

Immediate changes aren’t expected after the board of the Detroit Public Schools voted to remove the district’s state-appointed emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2014

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

Detroit Councilwoman Saunteel Jenkins and Councilman James Tate are seen heading into a closed session on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Will Kevyn Orr Stay Or Go? Detroit City Council Debates Emergency Manager’s Future Behind Closed Doors

Detroit City Council entered a third day of discussions about the future of Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr.

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

Federal Court In Detroit (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit’s Historic Bankruptcy Trial Begins

“All the revenue sources creditors can reach and are permitted to reach are exhausted,” Bennett told Judge Steven Rhodes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2014

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager, Jack Martin (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Getting To School Safely A Higher Priority Than Academics For Detroit Public School Parents

With another school year upon us, Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Jack Martin Wednesday was among those talking student safety in the year ahead.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2014

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State Appoints Emergency Manager To Fix Lincoln Park’s Finances

Michigan has officially named an emergency manager to help balance the budget in Lincoln Park after city leaders rejected a consent agreement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2014

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Loss Of $4 Million For Head Start Program Is Unsettling For Parents

The missed application deadline for the funding of the Head Start program for Detroiters has parents speaking out.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2014

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Lincoln Park Rejects Consent Agreement; Emergency Manager A Step Away

Mayor Tom Karnes said the vote by City Council “takes the voice of the people out of everything to do with running the city.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2014

Emergency Manager Could Be Coming To Royal Oak Township

Gov. Rick Snyder has confirmed that a financial emergency exists in Oakland County’s Royal Oak Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2014

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