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(from left) L. Brooks Patterson, Mark Hackel and Robert Ficano join "Michigan Matters' host Carol Cain for their final appearance together as the region's three county executives. Ficano is leaving as Warren Evans takes over in January after winning November's election. (credit: James C. Turner/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Exclusive: Ficano, Patterson, Hackel Sound Off, Trade Jabs One Final Time As Region’s Leaders

What does Robert Ficano intend to do after he leaves his job as Wayne County Executive in a few weeks?


Detroit leaders met at Wayne State University to accept President Obama’s "My Brother’s Keeper" Initiative (Photo: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Leaders Jump To Support ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative To Help Young Minority Men

The Obama administration began the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative in February in response to the growing disparities that young African-American and Latino men face.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2014

The Detroit Blight Authority tears down an abandoned home in Pontiac. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Duggan Announces Side Lot Sale Program

Lots on Detroit’s southwest and west sides will be featured Dec. 6 in what the city is calling the first in a series of “side lot sale fairs.” The program is part of Duggan’s blight plan for Detroit.

CBS Detroit–11/19/2014

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Timeline Of Detroit’s Financial Crisis

Judge Steven Rhodes approved Detroit’s plan to get out of bankruptcy, ending the largest public filing in U.S. history on Friday. Here’s a look at the events leading up to that decision.

CBS Detroit–11/07/2014

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As Angel’s Night Approaches, Neighborhoods Ready Legion Of Watchful Volunteers

With the annual Angel’s Night campaign in Detroit beginning this week, a final push is underway for additional volunteers to patrol the streets and keep an eye on vacant structures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2014

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Duggan, Administration ‘Disappointed’ With UN’s Stance On Water Shutoffs

Chief of Staff Alexis Wiley said UN representatives weren’t interested in the “numbers” — including the 33,000 customers who have signed up for payment plan assistance — when they met with Mayor Mike Duggan.


Artwork in the Grand River Creative Corridor(credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Detroit Mayor Apologizes Amid Anti-Graffiti Effort

Tickets given for murals that had been approved by business owners are expected to be rescinded while other tickets may stand.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2014

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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 Mayor Mike Duggan (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Mayor Mike Duggan Says Detroit Can Succeed Under Bankruptcy Plan

On the stand Monday, Duggan testified about what he’s accomplished, but admitted Detroit cops are still underpaid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2014

Gov. Rick Snyder, Christopher Ilitch, Mike Duggan and George Cushingberry, Jr., break ground for the new Red Wings arena. (By Edward Cardenas)

Statewide “Partners” Break Ground On New Red Wings Arena (VIDEO)

Business, political and hockey dignitaries gathered Thursday for the groundbreaking for the new Detroit Red Wings arena and District Detroit.

CBS Detroit–09/25/2014