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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan speaks at a news conference announcing the 2014 Motor City Makeover at Palmer Park in Detroit. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Detroit Seeks Volunteers For ‘Motor City Makeover’ In May

“If you don’t like the way your neighborhood looks, this is your change to do something about it.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–5 hours ago

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Detroit Mayor Says Adoptions Will Keep More Parks Open, Maintained This Season

Mike Duggan says Duggan the city has doubled the number of seasonal workers and is committed to maintaining 150 parks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2014


Mayor’s Budget Address To Council Delayed, Expected To Mirror EM’s Plan Of Adjustment

Detroit’s bankruptcy proceeding have delayed Mayor Mike Duggan’s budget address before the Detroit City Council.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2014

This house on Grayling is up for auction as part of the city's effort to fight blight. (

New Detroit Website Features Housing Gems For Auction At $1,000

Duggan calls the plan a bold experiment, but says he’s excited to see what happens in the next 90 days.

CBS Detroit–04/14/2014

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announces a new effort to fight blight in front of a vacant brick house in the 16100 block of Roselawn, near Marygrove College and Mary McCleod Bethune Elementary School. The owners of the home are two years delinquent in property taxes and have been issued citation twice in the past year for allowing trash to accumulate at the property. (Credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit To Sue ‘Owner Of Every Single Abandoned House’ In Fight Vs. Blight

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is taking drastic measures in his effort to revitalize the bankrupt city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014


Copper Thieves Hit Detroit Church, Leave Water Gushing, Destroy Interior [VIDEO]

As Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan appeals to Lansing lawmakers for tougher rules to crack down on illegal scrappers, one Detroit church has become the latest victim of copper theft.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2014

Tom Watkins, president and CEO of DWMHA, will hold hearings starting Monday to update the authority. (credit: CBS Detroit)

Mental Health Authority To Hold Forums Ahead Of $700M Contract Bid

The newly formed Detroit Wayne County Mental Health Authority will hold six community forums starting this Thursday where leaders will discuss the rebidding process of $700 million in contracts.


Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan gives his State of the City address. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Duggan In State Of The City: ‘The Change In Detroit Is Real’

An optimistic Mike Duggan made his first State of the City address as mayor of bankrupt Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

Mike Duggan, the new mayor of Detroit. (Photo: CBS 62)

Duggan To Give Detroit’s State Of The City Address

The first State of the City address for Detroit since the city declared and was allowed into bankruptcy will be delivered by Mayor Mike Duggan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

A dilapidated building in Southwest Detroit. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ, File)

Detroit Plans To Force Action On Blight Removal

Clean up your property or get hauled into court. That’s the message from General Council of the Detroit Land Bank.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2014