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Mayor Mike Duggan during press conference announcing new home-buyer program.(credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Program Aims To Make Home Financing More Accessible In Detroit

The program combines a zero down, low-interest fixed rate mortgage.

CBS Detroit–04/16/2015

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Duggan To Announce $50 Million Renovation Plan For Joe Louis’ Old Training Site

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan says he’ll release details Tuesday of a $50 million plan to redevelop a recreation center where heavyweight champion Joe Louis once trained.

CBS Detroit–04/13/2015

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With Help From Duggan’s Office, Detroit Neighborhood Boards Up Empty Homes

Residents in the area of Van Dyke and Outer Dr. are boarding up several abandoned houses on three blocks starting Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2015

A Detroit police officer displays a body camera. (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Pilot Program Will Outfit Some Detroit Cops With Body Cams

The body cameras are part of a 90-day pilot program for DPD.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2015

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7,500 Sign Up For Tax Repayment Plans To Avoid Foreclosure

New laws signed by Gov. Rick Snyder in December cut interest rates from 18 percent to 6 percent for homeowners behind on their taxes, reduced down payments to get into plans and put a cap on overall past due taxes.

CBS Detroit–03/10/2015

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BLOG: Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Sounds Exactly Like Breaking Bad Actor Bob Odenkirk

I was half listening to the recent Detroit State of the City speech droning from another room when something struck me. The mayor’s voice sounds very familiar.

02/24/2015

Mike Duggan delivers his State of the City address. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Detroit To Release App To Bring City Hall To The ‘Pockets’ Of Residents

Mayor Mike Duggan announced Tuesday that city will launch a new interactive app within the month to connect residents with city departments.

CBS Detroit–02/11/2015

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Mayor Duggan: The Problem Is Keeping Detroiters In Detroit

“As we’ve got people moving into vacant houses and fixing them up, what about the person across the street whose house is starting to get run down?”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2015

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ) File

Detroit Mayor Duggan To Give First Post-Bankruptcy State Of City Address

Previous mayors have used the occasion to tout their accomplishments and unveil plans for the current year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2015

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ACLU: Group Improperly Barred Protesters From Detroit Park

The ACLU is seeking a preliminary injunction to stop the banning of petitions and marches at Campus Martius …

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2015

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