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Mike Duggan. (Credit: Mike Duggan/Facebook)

Mayor-Elect Duggan To Be Sworn-In New Year’s Day

January 1 will mark the first day of the new term for Duggan who successfully ran for Detroit mayor against Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2013

Rev. Wendell Anthony speaks during news conference about Nelson Mandela. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Mayor Bing Declares Sunday Nelson Mandela Day In Detroit

As declared by Mayor Dave Bing Sunday will officially be called Nelson Mandela Day in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2013

Mayor Dave Bing speaking to Detroit police, fire and volunteers for Angel's Night. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Volunteers Come Out In Force For Angels’ Night Duties

Rena Dalentei from Sterling Heights along with her friend signed-up to patrol neighborhoods in the 10th district on the city’s westside.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2013

New Detroit Police Headquarters. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

New Police Headquarters Downtown Will Save City Millions Says Bing

When it fully opens, the over 400,000 square-foot complex will house police, fire, EMS, homeland security and a state police forensics laboratory.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2013

Mayor Dave Bing. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Announcement Naming Mayor’s Run For Office “Imminent”

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has scheduled an announcement on his political future Tuesday, the deadline to file for a second 4-year term as Detroit’s mayor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

A ten-foot-tall RoboCop prototype sculpted by Fred Barto is waiting to be cast in bronze.  The statue is expected to be officially put in place next year. (credit: Imagination Station Detroit/kickstarter.com)

Once A Dream, Now RoboCop Prototype Will Be Cast In Bronze

The project started two years ago after a Twitter user asked Mayor Bing to build a statue of the science fiction hero as an “ambassador to Detroit.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

Detroit Loses Bus Funding To The Suburbs

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing lost his bid on Friday to keep more than $7 million in federal funds for the DDOT.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2013

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images-File)

Bing Talks Of Promise, Challenges For Detroit In State Of City Address

In his 4th State of the City address, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said Wednesday night that despite the city’s money problems, progress is being made.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2013

Mayor Bing (C) speaking at press conference Friday. (WWJ Photo)

Layoff Of Almost 500 City Employees Expected In New Year

Detroit is making plans to lay-off 400 to 500 city employees in the new year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2012

(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bing: Violence In City Described By Forbes Among People Who Know Each Other

Bing noted that much of the violence in the city described by Forbes magazine is among people who know each other and not in the downtown area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2012

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