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WWJ Special: Charlie Langton Talks Detroit Post-Bankruptcy With Esteemed Panel

WWJ’s Charlie Langton and co-host Mark Lee spoke about the future of Detroit with Former Detroit City Council Member Ken Cockrel, Karen Dumas and Sandy Baruah, President of the Detroit Regional Chamber.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2014

Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh at the 10th Annual WWJ Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW. (WWJ Photo, File)

MIA Detroit Council President Pugh Stripped Of Pay, Power

Detroit’s state-appointed emergency manager has issued an order stripping the pay and authority from AWOL City Council President Charles Pugh.


Ken Cockrel (WWJ Photo, File)

Detroit Councilman Cockrel Won’t Seek Re-election

Ken Cockrel said his heart remains with Detroit but he thinks he can help in other ways

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2013

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Detroit Mayor Presents $1B Budget To City Council

Bing presented the city’s 2013-14 budget to the City Council, a plan that includes a $4 million reduction for that nine-member body.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

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Detroit City Council Considers $475K-A-Month Contract

Councilman Ken Cockrel is concerned about the money being spent on this by the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

Detroit police block the street outside federal court while the Kilpatrick verdict is read inside. (credit: WWJ/Mike Campbell)

‘A Sad And Sorry Spectacle’: Detroit Reacts To Ex-Mayor’s Corruption Conviction

“I am pleased that this long trial has ended and we can finally put this negative chapter in Detroit’s history behind us,” said Dave Bing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2013

City Council Stalls Public Hearing On Belle Isle Lease Deal

Detroit City Council has indefinitely postponed a public hearing on a proposal for the state to lease Belle Isle and run it as a state park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2012

Keiara Bell, center, with her parents.  (WWJ photo: Vickie Thomas)

Student Behind Monica Conyers’ Grilling Celebrating A Milestone

Kierra Bell was an 8th grader back then. Fast-forward four years and we find her graduating from Cass Tech High School — at the top of her class.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2012

Comerica Bank in Detroit. (WWJ: Stephanie Davis)

Comerica Bank Settles In To Its New Downtown Headquarters

A grand opening for a local bank’s headquarters in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

Hoedown At Hart Plaza

Could Budget Cuts Close Hart Plaza?

Financially strapped, and under a state audit, there is word that the City of Detroit could soon be closing a number of area parks, making popular music and ethnic festivals a thing of the past.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012