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Sir Richard Branson arrives in Detroit to promote Virgin Atlantic's new service to Detroit Metropolitan Airport and meet with entrepreneurs in the city. (By Edward Cardenas)

Virgin Atlantic Founder Brings ‘Entrepreneurial’ Airline To Detroit Metro (Video)

Sir Richard Branson arrived in Detroit Thursday to promote Virgin Atlantic’s new international service and meet with local entrepreneurs.

CBS Detroit–06/11/2015

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Mayor Duggan Says Study Proves Proposed Detroit Insurance Plan Would Save Money For Drivers

Campaigning for his so-called “D-Insurance” plan, Mayor Mike Duggan says he can prove it will save Detroiters 50 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2015

Carolyn Abney, a city of Detroit retiree, now working contractually with the city. Abney was the first to take advantage of a special deal that allows city employees to buy Land Bank auction homes at 50% off. She won an East English Village home in auction for $56,000 and only paid $28,000. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Duggan Announces Mortgage Program For City Workers

Detroit mayor Mike Duggan said Friday that the Flagstar Bank mortgage program will offer city workers loans of up to 300 percent of the home’s value to help fund renovations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2015

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‘Michigan Matters’ Focus: Heard ‘On The Porch’ — Ford, Snyder, Duggan, Schlissel, Stabenow Weigh In

From how to pay for Michigan’s woeful roads, to fixing DPS, to keeping the momentum of the Motor City’s downtown going, leaders discussed key issues impacting the region.


Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy. (photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Authorities In Detroit Announce Initiative To Cut Gun Crime

Felons who are caught with guns and have three prior violent convictions face at least 15 years in prison. The mandatory minimum sentence for a second offense by a felon using a gun during a violent crime is 25 years.

CBS Detroit–06/01/2015

A view of Downtown Detroit looking south on Woodward Avenue is shown July 19, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit's emergency manager Kevin Orr filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy July 18, 2013 making Detroit the largest city to file for bankruptcy in U.S. history. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Duggan On Detroit Auto Insurance Rates: ‘If You Don’t Like My Plan, Tell Me What You’re Going To Do?’

The key to Duggan’s D-Insurance plan is to allow Detroiters the option to have less medical coverage.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/26/2015

Detroit Police Chief James Craig talks with reporters. credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ

Detroit Mayor Announces 2-Year Contract Extension For Police Chief James Craig

Detroit’s top cop has no plans to leave town anytime soon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2015

Four historic mansions will be redeveloped in Brush Park, and 337 new residential units, are planned a development in the historic Detroit neighborhood. (By Edward Cardenas)

Detroit Residents Look Forward To New Brush Park Neighbors (Video)

Detroit officials, developers and residents of Brush Park gathered Wednesday for the announcement of a $70 million mixed-use development for the community.

CBS Detroit–05/06/2015

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Mayor’s Plan To Lower Car Insurance Cost Could Save Detroit Residents $1,000 A Year

Mayor Mike Duggan said the high price of insurance must be addressed to lure and keep people in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2015

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Mayor Mike Duggan Says Detroit Is Ripe For Investment, A ‘Real Good Value’

Entrepreneurs and small businesses are finding Detroit’s cheap real estate attractive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2015