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After Eviction, Detroit Woman May Be Allowed To Stay In Her Home

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 10.23.2012 | Detroit

Jennifer Britt, a Detroit woman who has been fighting to keep her home after receiving a writ of eviction in July, has received an offer from the gove...

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Detroit Could Break World Record With A Classic Kid's Game

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 08.23.2012 | Detroit

Detroit could soon be known as "Hopscotch City," thanks to the work of two local creative groups. The design startup Wedge Detroit and the community a...

Outsourcing Fail: DDOT Chief Was Also Conservative Radio Host, New York Politician

Detroit News | Posted 08.23.2012 | Detroit

Detroit — Bill Nojay lives in upstate New York, where he's a conservative radio talk show host five days a week and is campaigning for a seat in the...

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Your Old Video Game System Could Be The Next Big Dance Craze

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 08.24.2012 | Detroit

Piko Piko Detroit's approach to electronic music is a decidedly minimalist one. The new online music label is run by Yuuya Masada and Corey Chappell, ...

What Kid Rock Did For An Injured Michigan Veteran

Posted 08.20.2012 | Detroit

Kid Rock gave an injured Afghan vet a welcome home he'll never forget this past weekend. Army Sgt. Davin Dumar and his wife found out they would b...

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Once A Haven For Crime, Detroit Park Becomes Wilderness Treasure

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 08.18.2012 | Detroit

Although the re-emergence of Detroit's wilderness has been the subject of a feature film, the story of its young urban trailblazers is much less well ...

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A Bike Program For Kids Comes To Osborn

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 08.17.2012 | Detroit

Kids in a northeast Detroit neighborhood known for its high concentration of children spent their summer immersed in bike culture. The program, whi...

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Will Michigan Finally Empower Its Medical Marijuana Review Board?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 08.16.2012 | Detroit

The state agency responsible for Michigan's medical marijuana program says it is now in the final stages of assembling a review panel with the power t...

What Michigan Cities Are Doing To Restrict Medical Marijuana

Posted 08.15.2012 | Detroit

The city of Wyandotte, Mich. wants to prevent medical marijuana facilities from setting up shop by refusing to issue them certificates of occupancy. ...

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What Are These Robots Doing In Detroit Schools?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 08.15.2012 | Detroit

Robots are designed to help humans to do everything from sweep floors to build cars. In Detroit, they also help young people with a task that's less t...

Cedar Point's Newest Coaster Will Break Records

Posted 08.14.2012 | Detroit

Cedar Point's newest roller coaster will be a record-breaker. The Sandusky, Ohio theme park announced plans Monday to build the GateKeeper, which will...

Will The Lights Go Back On?

Posted 08.13.2012 | Detroit

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing says he has a solution to the troubling lighting issues that have left many parts of the city in the dark. On Friday. he annou...

BREAKING: L. Brooks Patterson In Car Accident, Driver Reportedly Injured

WDIV | Posted 08.10.2012 | Detroit

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has been involved in a serious car crash in Auburn Hills. Local 4 has learned Patterson's driver was s...

Body Of Troy Man Found, Son Charged With Murder

Troy Patch | Jen Anesi | Posted 08.10.2012 | Detroit

After several days of intensive searching, police have located what is believed to be the body of 55-year-old Troy man and father Patrick Joseph Mikes...

Memorial Bike Ride Honors Detroit Developer's Legacy

Posted 08.10.2012 | Detroit

Those who love Midtown will have an opportunity to carry on the legacy of one of its greatest advocates by participating in a memorial bike ride this ...

Schuette Sues Detroit School Board, Fight Continues To Lead Schools

Posted 08.10.2012 | Detroit

Michigan's Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a complaint in Detroit's Third Circuit Court Thursday, asking the court to remove seven of the Detroit...

Is This A New Tactic To Disenfranchise Voters?

Posted 08.08.2012 | Detroit

Michigan voters have to be U.S. citizens to participate in elections. But should they be required to affirm their citizenship at the polls in order to...

Go Tlaib: What Happened After Dust Cleared In Michigan's 6th District Race

Posted 08.08.2012 | Detroit

Out of the redistricting upheaval that reformed Michigan's 6th state House district, one woman has emerged as the Democratic candidate for state repre...

Gary Peters Called Victor Over Hansen Clarke In 14th Congresssional Race

Posted 08.08.2012 | Detroit

Rep Gary Peters was called the victor after 11 p.m. Tuesday night in his race against a fellow Democrat incumbent, as supporters gathered at a party h...

An Inside Look At The August Primary

Posted 08.06.2012 | Detroit

What are the best reasons for voting for a particular candidate or issue in this August's primary election? Why not ask the candidates and issue advoc...

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What Could Tip The Balance In Hotly Contested 6th State House Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 08.07.2012 | Detroit

Democratic voters in Michigan's newly drawn 6th state house district will have the unenviable choice of picking between two incumbents during Tuesday'...

GROSS: Human Waste Spill Closes Detroit Freeway

Detroit Free Press | Posted 08.02.2012 | Detroit

Westbound I-94 is closed at I-75 in Detroit because of an accident involving a dump truck carrying treated residential waste. The accident happened...

Why Michigan LGBT Activists Are Refusing To Eat

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 08.01.2012 | Detroit

A coalition of Michigan LGBT groups is taking drastic action to raise awareness about what they call the current "anti-equality" political climate in ...

What's Going On With Detroit's Parking Meters

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 08.01.2012 | Detroit

The parking meters in Detroit won't be accepting plastic for the next few weeks. That's because the city has temporarily taken the machines' credit ca...

Michiganders That Made Olympic History

Posted 08.01.2012 | Detroit

From the earliest days of the modern Olympics, Michigan athletes have been breaking records. And they've made an impact. (SEE PHOTOS BELOW!) Sho...