Michigan House Approves Detroit Population Bill

Legislation crucial to keeping Detroit financially afloat have passed the Michigan House.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2011

Dearborn Historical Museum

Dearborn Reverses The Population Trend

Dearborn is nationally known as the home of Ford Motor Co., the Henry Ford museum and one of the most concentrated Middle Eastern communities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2011


Michigan Begins Congressional Redistricting

In wake of the recent U.S. census, state and congressional legislative districts are being redrawn in Michigan and across the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2011

Could Detroit’s Loss In Population Mean End Of Casinos?

Under state law, the casinos had to be built in an area defined as a city with a population of at least 800,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2011


Gov. Snyder Reacts To U.S. Census Data

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said his administration is combing through the latest U.S. Census numbers for the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2011


Census Data: Detroit’s Population Fell 25 Percent

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said he will not accept the numbers being put forth by the Census.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2011


Michigan Could Lose Congressional Seat

Researchers says Southeast Michigan should brace itself for a loss when the U.S. Census Bureau releases results of state population growth and decline this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2010

Suburbs Take Hit As U-S Poverty Climbs In Downturn

Battered by the downturn, America’s suburbs are bearing the brunt of poverty that has climbed to near-historic levels, creating strains on dwindling safety-net programs focusing mostly on the inner-city poor.


Report: Whites Moving Back To Detroit

Newly released data shows a growing trend in Detroit — more whites are moving back into the city. Kurt Metzger of Data Driven Detroit says that, according to the latest figures, the number of  whites in […]


Study Says Amish Expanding Westward

The search by the booming North American population of Amish for affordable, fertile farmland has produced settlements in 28 states and Ontario — and has even led parties to scout recently for suitable properties in […]