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Chanting 'don't sell the art,' hundreds gather to support retaining the art now at the DIA. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

‘No Sale’ Say Protesters About DIA Art During Rally

“Culture is a social right, we are opposed to the plans, the threats, of the emergency manager to sell off the art,” he said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2013

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

Detroit EM Defends Possible Art Sale: 35,000 Pieces Are ‘Free And Clear’

If you don’t want Detroit to sell the art — you’d better have a better idea,” Kevyn Orr told the Economic Club.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

Pontiac School District OKs Consent Agreement, Avoids EM

The Pontiac School District is facing a roughly a $38 million deficit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

Bankruptcy Not An Option In Allen Park

The city’s emergency manager says after reforms and contract adjustments, Allen Park will avoid filing for Chapter 9 protection.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2013

A view of downtown Pontiac

Gov. Snyder: Financial Emergency Ending In Pontiac

“I’m pleased to see Pontiac emerge as a financially stable city and return to local control,” the governor said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2013

A mural by the Grand River Creative Corridor (photo credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Monday Deadline For Detroit’s Creditors To File Objections In Bankruptcy Petition

Monday is the eligibility objection deadline in the bankruptcy petition by Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2013

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

Petition Drive Seeks To Remove Detroit EM Kevyn Orr From Office

The drive was sparked by comments Orr made describing Detroit as “dumb, lazy, happy and rich.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2013

Governor: Pontiac Schools In Financial Emergency

The district’s general fund deficit for the 2012 fiscal year was $37.7 million, having quadrupled since 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2013

Mich. EM Foes Win Ruling In Lawsuit Over Old Law

A federal court on Friday delivered a harsh review of Michigan’s Republican-controlled Legislature.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2013

An auctioneer for Christie's taking bids on an item. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images) 2010.

Christie’s Auction House Will Assist DIA In Appraisal Of Art

Christie’s Appraisals says it has agreed to appraise some city-owned pieces in the Detroit Institute of Arts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2013

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