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Detroit needs emergency action, not an emergency manager

Detroit is far from the only community feeling the shock of the economic crisis.

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Emergency manager not necessary, Detroit officials argue

David Whitaker, Detroit City Council's research and analysis director, said an Emergency Manager is "beyond anti-democratic."

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Senate hopeful Hoekstra slammed for racist Super Bowl ad

Racism and far-right politics go hand-in-hand. With Michigan Senate hopeful Pete Hoekstra's Super Bowl ad, the whole nation got to see it for themselves.

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Emergency managers destroy democracy

What is now sending shockwaves through the state is that the governor is the review of Detroit's finances.

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Jackson: Jobs needed as state cuts endanger lives

People want to move from welfare to work, but the requirements to make that transition are missing.

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Family hopeful after deportation delay

A few hours after Wednesday's press conference to protest the Friday deportation of Florencio Avila Cachu, word was received the case will be reviewed.

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Where auto history was made, calls to “Retool for Peace”

The only reminder that manufacturing once took place here is a historic marker in front of the shuttered building.

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Philip Levine named country's poet laureate

Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Levine, known for his detailed and personal verse about the working class, has been appointed the country's new poet laureate.

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Immigrant rights leaders demand accountability, not “whitewash”

Even though officers in tinted-glass SUVs surrounded the Hope of Detroit Academy elementary school, playground and adjacent church, ICE's investigation found no wrongdoing.

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Detroit community demands end to racial profiling

"How does a documented person look? Can a Border Patrol agent tell by physical appearance, or name, if someone is documented or not, a criminal or not?"

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