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Individual Donations Rolling In To Protect Detroit Pensions, Art

People as far away as the United Kingdom have come forward offering donations to the bankrupt city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit Emergency Manager Freezing Pensions

Detroit is steering thousands of city workers into 401(k)-style retirement accounts and freezing their accrued pension benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2014

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Detroit Proposal For $350 Million Loan Approved

A Michigan loan board has approved Detroit’s proposal for up to a $350 million loan from Barclays Capital to help pay off some pension debt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2013

Judge Allows Appeal In Detroit Bankruptcy Case

A crucial decision that keeps Detroit in bankruptcy court and puts pensions at risk can immediately be appealed to a higher court, a judge said Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2013

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Fearing Pension Cuts, Retirees Make Their Case In YouTube Video

“I’m 81 years old, and I need every penny that I can get, and that I do get.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

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Stakes Now Even Higher For Detroit Retirees

“Do I need to sell my house? Can I afford to live in a nursing home?”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr holds a press conference to discuss federal bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes' ruling on Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy eligibility December 3, 2013. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kevyn Orr Plans Next Steps Now That Detroit Is Officially Bankrupt

“I want to say to everyone whose a resident of the city, no one is more aware of the hardship that this is going to cause to a number of different people than me,” Kevyn Orr said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

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Unions React To Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling: “This Is A Very Scary Day”

AFSCME attorney Sharon Levine says a notice of appeal has already been filed in the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2013

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“This Is War — Outright War” : Detroiters Protest Bankruptcy

One hundred noisy protesters marched while they awaited a judge’s decision on whether Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2013

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevin Orr (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Detroit EM Returns To The Stand On Day 5 Of Bankruptcy Trial

“Orr is under cross-examination by union attorneys. He’s coming under fire for supporting cuts in retirees’ pensions …”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2013

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