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Forgotten Homes Salvaged, ‘Deconstructed’ Into Recycled Products

In less than two years, nearly 70 homes have been fixed up, with dozens of new long-term jobs created with the help of the Wayne County EDGE.

07/12/2014

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Township Road Initiative Will Pool Funds To Tune Of $14M For Wayne County Road Repairs

Roads in several Wayne County communities that are in bad shape could get the repairs they desperately need.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2014

Official photo of Warren Evans when he serves as Wayne County Sheriff.  (credit: Wayne County)

Former Detroit Police Chief An Early Democratic Front-Runner For Wayne County Executive

Evans said that if he became Wayne County Executive, his first action would be to hire the best and brightest on his staff.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2014

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State Rejects Draft Of Wayne County Debt Plan

Wayne County could face the prospect of a state-appointed emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2014

Official photo of Warren Evans when he serves as Wayne County Sheriff.  (credit: Wayne County)

Will Past Scandal Hurt Warren Evans’ Run For Wayne County Exec?

Political consultant Steve Hood says no. “…People in the player community wouldn’t say that was a mistake; she was beautiful…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2014

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano (Credit: WWJ  Newsradio 950) FILE

Despite Controversial Past, Ficano Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign

Bill Ballenger, of Inside Michigan Politics, says Ficano could still win with a crowded field in the democratic primary.

CBS Detroit–04/21/2014

Tom Watkins, president and CEO of DWMHA, will hold hearings starting Monday to update the authority. (credit: CBS Detroit)

Mental Health Authority To Hold Forums Ahead Of $700M Contract Bid

The newly formed Detroit Wayne County Mental Health Authority will hold six community forums starting this Thursday where leaders will discuss the rebidding process of $700 million in contracts.

03/03/2014

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano (Credit: WWJ  Newsradio 950) FILE

Ficano Highlights Economic Growth During State Of County Address

Ficano pointed to the recently-renovated Cobo Center as one example of his efforts to spur economic growth in the region.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2014

Wayne County Executive race William Wild, Robert Ficano and Kevin McNamara. (credit: handout/CBS Detroit)

Two Candidates Join Race For Wayne County Executive

Though Robert Ficano hasn’t yet announced his intentions on whether he’ll run again for the Wayne County Executive job he has held since 2002, two well known Democrats aren’t waiting as they throw their hats into the ring to try and take the position from him.

01/14/2014

Mike Duggan, Carol Cain and Sheriff Benny Napoleon at the Detroit Economic Club "Conversation with the Candidates" which was held at Cobo Center. Duggan and Napoleon are vying to become the next mayor  of Detoit in the Nov 5 election. (credit: Jeff Kowalsky)

Michigan Matters Exclusive: Mayoral Debates Continue

With the clock ticking down to the Nov. 5 election, mayoral candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon met in their second forum at the Detroit Economic Club where they talked of crime, Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and moving into Manoogian Mansion.

10/25/2013

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