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What Matty Moroun Might Do To Stop The Bridge

Posted 11.08.2012 | Detroit

Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel "Matty" Moroun couldn't stop a new international bridge from being built in Detroit with a ballot measure. Now he may b...

Twitter Users Set Digital Fire To Moroun And Prop 6

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Those readers of ours who are crushed by the failure of a Michigan ballot proposal aimed at restricting the state's ability to build international cro...

Controversial Bridge Amendment Fails

Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

Michigan voters tossed out Proposal 6 at the polls Tuesday. The controversial ballot measure would have amended the state constitution to restrict the...

DEBATE: Should Michigan Pass The Proposal 6 Bridge Amendment?

Posted 11.06.2012 | Detroit

Is the proposed New International Trade Crossing really a bridge to nowhere? What with $4.65 million in ads blaring opposition to the planned gover...

2nd Bogus Bomb Threat Stalls Traffic At Canada Crossing

AP | DAVID N. GOODMAN | Posted 07.18.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- A bogus bomb threat forced the closure of the Ambassador Bridge for several hours, the second such threat to a major crossing connecting De...

U.S.-Canada Bridge Reopens After Bomb Threat

Reuters | James B. Kelleher | Posted 07.15.2013 | Detroit

July 16 (Reuters) - The Ambassador Bridge, a busy international border crossing linking Windsor, Ontario, with Detroit, was closed for five hours on...

It's A Deal: Bridge Agreement Between Michigan, Canada Released

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 08.15.2012 | Detroit

WINDSOR, Ontario — A second international bridge will span the Detroit River at no cost to Michigan, U.S. and Canadian leaders announced Friday,...

POLL: What Should We Name The New International Bridge Crossing?

Posted 06.13.2012 | Detroit

We're still waiting for the formal announcement, but it looks like Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and the Canadian government will finally announce the pla...

Governor Bypasses State Legislature To Make Deal With Canada For International Bridge

Posted 06.12.2012 | Detroit

A plan to build a new bridge between Michigan and its largest trading partner, Canada, may hit a new milestone this week. Crain's Detroit Business...

LOOK: Gateway Project Hits Important Milestone

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.15.2012 | Detroit

Detroit's contentious Gateway Project, the drawn-out construction plan meant to keep trucks off city streets and out of Detroit neighborhoods, hit an ...

Protecting Detroit From Terrorists: How a Softer Approach Overseas Could Help

Dr. Richard Chasdi | Posted 06.16.2012 | Detroit
Dr. Richard Chasdi

Here is a scenario of a terrorist assault against the Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel along with a set of counter-terror practices we could employ to protect ourselves. It's an unsettling story but one that needs to be heard.

Matty Moroun Hands MDOT Millions

Posted 03.20.2012 | Detroit

Things are finally moving along for the drawn-out Gateway Project, with the Detroit International Bridge Company transferring a promised $16 million t...

Matt Sledge

Michigan Gets 'F' In Corruption

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.19.2012 | Detroit

From the cases of Kwame Kilpatrick to those of Monica Conyers and Robert Ficano, metro Detroit has not wanted for blockbuster political scandals over...

Who Will Take Over The Gateway Project?

Posted 03.13.2012 | Detroit

The ramps connecting the Ambassador Bridge to area freeways might get a facelift sooner than thought. The Michigan Department of Transportation, w...

Meet Michigan's Billionaires

Posted 03.07.2012 | Detroit

On Forbes list of 2012's worldwide billionaires, released Wednesday, Michiganders took only 11 of the record 1,226 spots. None of the Michiganders' ne...

Bridge Co. Caves On Gateway Project

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2012 | Detroit

Feb 8 (Reuters) - A bridge company that owns the busiest crossing between the United States and Canada will comply with a judge's order to finish a ...

Bridge Co. Caves On Gateway Project

Free Press | Posted 02.08.2012 | Detroit

The Detroit International Bridge Co. said today that it plans to remove the controversial Pier 19 ramp to a potential second span to the Ambassador Br...

Detroiters Respond To Moroun's Jailing

Posted 01.13.2012 | Detroit

When Matty Moroun was sentenced Thursday, tweeters caused a celebratory ruckus. After years of battling it out in court with MDOT, Detroit Internat...

Simone Landon

Judge Cracks Down On Moroun, Bridge Company

HuffingtonPost.com | Simone Landon | Posted 01.13.2012 | Detroit

The Michigan Court of Appeals released Detroit International Bridge Company owner Manuel "Matty" Moroun and president Dan Stamper from Wayne County Ja...

Coast Guard Searches For Man Who Fell Off Bridge

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.13.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: 9:30 AM, Jan. 13 -- A vigil was held for Kent Morton Thursday night, according to Fox Detroit. The search is planned to resume Friday morn...

Matt Sledge

Detroit Bridge Battle Pits City Residents Against Each Other

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.18.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The battle for a bridge over the Detroit River has been fierce. On one side of the fight stands a billionaire who does not want to see his ...

Michigan Legislature Sides With DIBC's Money, Not Citizens' Best Interests

Rashida Tlaib | Posted 01.16.2012 | Detroit
Rashida Tlaib

Detroit International Bridge Company's money and influence has manipulated our elected legislative body in such a way that it has completely warped the perceptions of a bill that would have benefited everyone.

Matt Sledge

New Bridge Proposed Between Detroit And Canada A Prisoner To History

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.17.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- In this city of relics, one rises above the rest: the Ambassador Bridge, the sole route for almost all freight traffic traveling from here ...